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950 Inspirational Words of Encouragement: Uplifting, Positive

1. Feeding my mind feeds my body.

2. “Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.”

3. “You and bacon are in my thoughts a lot these days. Hey, it’s not all about you, you know.”

4. Help yourself by refocusing your thoughts to count your blessings not your troubles.

5. “Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.

6. “Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”– Anne Frank

7. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more.” — Oprah Winfrey

8. The world needs to hear what I have to say.

9. I hope you are surrounded by people who are good for your spirit.

10. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”

11. Make the most of it! Nicky Gumbel

12. The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about. Author Unknown

13. “Sometimes, you face difficulties not because you’re doing something wrong, but because you’re doing something right.”

14. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.”

15. “You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness.”

16. “I know what you’re going through is hard, but I’m rooting for you every minute of every day.”

17. “The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.”— Vince Lombardi

18. “Promise that you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.”

19. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

20. “I believe in you! And unicorns. But mostly you!”

21. “It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies, but even more to stand up to your friends.” — J.K. Rowling

22. Don’t stress. You got this!

23. “Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God's peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”– Philippians 4:6-7

24. “Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.” – Psalm 55:22

25. “Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.”– Carlos Castaneda

26. “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.”

27. Words of Encouragement for Success

28. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”– Albert Einstein

29. Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted. Christine Caine

30. We all need hope, to know that despair doesn’t have to be the end of the story, that God doesn’t want it to be the end of our story. Alison Young, Hope Beyond Despair

31. Support is always available.

32. Winning in life is more than outpacing out your opponents; it is maximizing your potential to the fullest of your ability. Dr. Ignatius K Otchere-Asamoah

33. You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you. Author Unknown

34. “Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted.” — Christine Caine

35. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. —C.S. Lewis

36. I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. —Lucille Ball

37. Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.

38. Word of Encouragement by Alfred Lord Tennyson

39. “It always seems impossible until it is done.”– Nelson Mandela

40. “I know school is really tough right now, but I’m proud of the way you’re hanging in there. Keep it up!”

41. When you lose everything, you get depressed if you don't step back and start appreciating what you do have. Paul and Tracey McManus, The 7 Great Prayers

42. Offer support and resources.

43. All we can control is the moment we are in right now. Yolanda V Acree, Mindful Simplicity

44. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”

45. You are in charge of your own happiness.

46. Maya Angelou short phrase is encouraging us to take action to brighten someone's day!

47. Your speed doesn’t matter. Forward is forward.

48. Today will never come again. Look forward to tomorrow.

49. “You are completely and unconditionally loved.”

50. “You’re allowed to scream. You’re allowed to cry, but do not give up.” — Unknown

51. I am not alone and I am not forgotten.

52. “When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.”

53. Encouragement to change - we can't have different results if we keep doing what we have always done!

54. Thoughts and feelings tend to become less bothersome and go away on their own once we start giving them less attention. Giulia Suro Learning to Thrive

55. You are free to speak about your needs and receive them abundantly.

56. Word of Encouragement by Zig Ziglar

57. Soon, when all is well, you're going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up. Brittany Burgunder

58. When something bad happens, you have three choices: You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you. Author Unknown

59. “I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean

60. Don’t trade your authenticity for approval.

61. “Sending you good thoughts—and hoping you believe in yourself just as much as I believe in you.”

62. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

63. Word of Encouragement by Gilbert K. Chesterton

64. You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.

65. “Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.” — Stephanie Lahart, Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

66. “Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value.”– Albert Einstein

67. “Never, never, never give up.” — Winston Churchill

68. Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence. —Alan Watts

69. Words of Encouragement for Work or School

70. If you want something in life, you have to just reach out and take it! Lucille Delgado Bridges, The Serpent and the Walking Stick 2

71. I’ll support you either way.

72. . . . keep your mind open to opportunities. The means of achieving your desire may not come as you have imagined them to be. Justin Albert, Positive Thinking

73. I can define what “success” means for me at this given moment.

74. ... if we deliberately seek encouragement (motivation) on a daily basis, it will become a habit and enable us to get ahead and stay ahead in life. Zig Ziglar

75. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.” — Mae Jemison

76. What do you have to lose?

77. “You are stronger than you know. More capable than you ever dreamed. And you are loved more than you could possibly imagine.”

78. “Do not compare your insides with someone else’s outsides.” — Unknown

79. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.” — Helen Keller

80. The only way you can find out where people are in the process of determining what feels right is to ask questions and listen carefully to their answers. Sidney C.Walker, How to Double Your Sales by Asking a Few More Questions

81. “I’m so sorry you’re experiencing a setback. I don’t know what to say, except that care about you, and I’m here for you.”

82. You are allowed to feel messed up and inside out. It doesn't mean you're defective—it just means you're human. —David Mitchell

83. Just like how your friends supported you when you needed them, return the favor and be their foundation in their most desperate times.

84. Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you.

85. Words of Encouragement for Kids

86. “When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” — Carol Burnett

87. When I feed my body well, I am more capable to connect with those around me.

88. “It’s through adversity that you find the strength you never knew you had.”– Christie Brinkley

89. Choosing to act with compassion and love and lifting others up is shining your light. Neviesh Perry, To my Sisters

90. My health standards come before anyone else’s beauty standards.

91. Tomorrow will worry about itself

92. Words do inspire. Barack Obama

93. “People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do.”– Lewis Cass

94. I fill my mind and body with light and love.

95. Sending some good vibes and happy thoughts your way.

96. “For every failure, there’s an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.” – Mary Kay Ash

97. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” — Japanese Proverb

98. Encouraging you to be the best no matter what your job!

99. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” — George Addair

100. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman

101. “Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress.”

102. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” — Marie Curie

103. Change is inevitable, in good times and in bad.

104. “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.”

105. Word of Encouragement by Charles F. Kettering

106. “Hey, little fighter, soon things will be brighter.”

107. “Set your goals high and don’t stop till you get there.” — Bo Jackson

108. After a divorce or breakup:

109. “Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal.”

110. However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. —Stephen Hawking

111. You can do no more than

112. Great things never come from comfort zones.

113. “Soon, when all is well, you’re going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up.” — Brittany Burgunder

114. It may be near when it seems afar.

115. My feet are on the ground, I am breathing, and I safe.

116. Word of Encouragement by Thomas Jefferson

117. You can do anything you set your mind to.

118. “No wise words or advice here. Just me. Thinking of you. Hoping for you. Wishing you better days ahead.”

119. “This is tough, but you’re tougher.”

120. “I’m here for you no matter what—to talk, to run errands, to clean up, whatever is helpful.”

121. “We want to add beliefs that build us up, encourage us, and support us. We want beliefs that are ‘the wind beneath our wings’, causing us to soar and to be all we can be.” — Barbara Lucas, Put Hand to Plow

122. “You can't really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.”

123. “You’re being so strong—and patient. Keep the faith. Things are going to start looking up soon.”

124. Word of Encouragement by Barbara De Angelis

125. and start appreciating what you do have. Paul and Tracey McManus

126. “Every person has to love at least one bad partner in their lives to be truly thankful for the right one.”

127. “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”

128. If you want happiness for a day — go fishing.

129. “I hope you feel your inner strength building day by day.”

130. “If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

131. Just sending you a quick note to let you that you’re on my mind and in my prayers.

132. Much of the difference you make tomorrow will start with what you do today. Ernie J Zelinski

133. Pro tip: A note or card is an unobtrusive way to show support even when your recipient isn’t up for visitors. So, when in doubt, grab your pen and reach out. Don’t let the stigma surrounding mental illness silence you.

134. No matter how much it hurts now, someday you will look back and realize your struggles changed your life for the better.

135. “For God did not give us a spirit of timidity of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear, but He has given us a spirit of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.”– 2 Timothy 1:7

136. Phrases to use when someone is having trouble

137. When someone you care about is struggling with addiction, it can be tempting to give advice. But unless you’ve been there yourself, resist the urge. Instead, keep your written messages focused on caring, support, and belief.

138. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

139. “Happiness is a state of activity.”

140. “Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.”

141. “With God all things are possible.”– Matthew 19:26

142. I will find new ways to support the health of those around me.

143. Spread positive vibes to someone special on National Day of Encouragement (September 12)! Send a FREE Digital Video Greeting from DaySpring and Hallmark, made with your own photos and videos to anyone, anywhere, and let a friend know they’ve got this. Click here to get started.

144. “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” — Thomas Jefferson

145. No one is you and that is your superpower.

146. I can use this anger to spark positive change in myself and those around me.

147. Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths. —Drew Barrymore

148. “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” — Oprah Winfrey

149. Progress, not perfection.

150. You are peaceful and whole.

151. “There’s no doubt in my mind that you’ll succeed in whatever path you choose next.”

152. I exercise to greater understand my body.

153. “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.” — George Bernard Shaw

154. “Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.” — Martha Graham

155. Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

156. “Be good to yourself. And let others be good to you, too.”

157. People trust me because I am trustworthy.

158. At any given moment you have the power to say ‘This is not how the story is going to end. —Christine Mason Miller

159. “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”

160. “If you want company, I’m there.”

161. “To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness.”

162. “I know this won’t be easy, but I also know you’ve got what it takes to get through it.”

163. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

164. Words of Encouragement for Hard Times

165. You can do hard things.

166. “Even when you might not feel it, you’ve got the strength to get through.”

167. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” — Babe Ruth

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169. Never use a long word where a short one will do. George Orwell

170. Words of encouragement to remind us to think before we speak.

171. Believe in the power of yet.

172. I believe in you! And unicorns. But mostly you.

173. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.”

174. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” — Helen Keller

175. “When the wrong people leave your life, the right things start happening.” — Zig Ziglar

176. Change your words and you will change your feelings. Replace ‘I have to do it’ with ‘I want to do it’. Lucy Lane, The Little Book of Happiness Marcus Aurelius

177. “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”– Matthew 11:28

178. Pro tip: Needing to encourage someone who is not going to recover? This Get Well article offers caring message ideas for someone with a chronic or terminal illness.

179. Storms don’t last forever!

180. “I’m proud of you for walking this road, for doing what’s right for you.”

181. Being brave doesn’t mean you’re not afraid. It just means you try anyway.

182. Though I feel pain, I am still my true self.

183. “Every day may not be a good day, but there is good in every day.”

184. “I’m so sorry you have to experience the pain of divorce, but happy you’re doing what’s right for you.”

185. “You’re making a big change, and that’s a really big deal.”

186. “I hope you are surrounded by people who are good for your spirit.”

187. Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life. Robert W. Bly

188. “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” — Anne Frank

189. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” — Dr. Benjamin Spock

190. You are enough just as you are. —Meghan Markle

191. “What’s especially challenging right now? We’d like to find a way to help with that.”

192. If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one. —Dolly Parton

193. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

194. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” — Og Mandino

195. Words of Encouragement from the Bible

196. “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” — Maya Angelou

197. Stop beating yourself up. You are a work in progress, which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once.

198. Through difficult experiences, life sometimes becomes more meaningful.

199. “To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.”

200. You’re doing exactly what you should be doing. Hang in there.

201. Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.

202. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”

203. To brighten someone's day:

204. Don’t wait for opportunity. Create it!

205. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

206. “If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” — Mary Pickford

207. Pro tip: Short thinking-of-you messages are also great for follow-up encouragement, after you’ve already sent one or more cards to your recipient.

208. When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best—that is inspiration. —Robert Bresson

209. “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”– James 1:2-4

210. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Zig Ziglar

211. “I’m never more than a text or call away. Don’t hesitate to reach out. (I plan to check in on you, too.)”

212. “Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.”

213. Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles. —Charlie Chaplin

214. “Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.” — Deep Roy

215. “Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.”– Helen Keller

216. There are beautiful days ahead.

217. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” — Estée Lauder

218. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”

219. When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.”

220. “God gave you this life because he knew you were strong enough to live it.”

221. Happiness is your responsibility. If you depend or wait for other people to make you happy you will always be disappointed. Byron Pulsifer, Responsibility for Happiness

222. We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” — Mother Teresa

223. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune.

224. “Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.” — Bernard Baruch

225. We are fighting for our health, we are fighting to protect our families. Some of us are fighting to protect our livelihoods and businesses. Some of us are fighting to protect our dreams. What are you fighting for? Chris Gardener

226. “A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.”

227. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!'” — Audrey Hepburn

228. And if today, all you did was hold yourself together, I'm proud of you.

229. Every day may not be a good day, but there is something good in every day.

230. “God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls, and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He’s working on you too.” — Rick Warren

231. We only realize that we are strong when we stumble upon challenges in life, and there is no other way to overcome these challenges except to become strong and face them with all might.

232. The success and positive energy of others empower me to change.

233. “Do you want to meet the love of your life? Look in the mirror.” — Byron Katie

234. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” — Robin Williams

235. “You are enough just as you are.” — Meghan Markle

236. Whatever your individual set of circumstances the ability to work from home gives you the potential to improve your overall work-life balance. Aarron Dann, How to work from home better

237. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”– Babe Ruth

238. Your illness doesn't define you. Your strength and courage do.

239. An encouraging message for the new graduate and for us all to remember.

240. Words of Encouragement for Work

241. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”– Arnold Schwarzenegger

242. “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”

243. When I care about emotions, I am more capable of caring for others.

244. Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you. Author Unknown

245. Encouragement is like a pebble thrown into water. David Jeremiah, The Joy of Encouragement

246. Word of Encouragement by Joseph Campbell

247. “Hope you’re doing awesome!”

248. “The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others.”

249. “You are amazing for facing this with so much courage and hope.”

250. What adrenaline is able to chemically and physiologically do for the body, encouragement is able to emotionally and psychologically do for the soul. Mark Chanski, Encouragement

251. Today’s a good day to have a great day.

252. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of a greater or equal benefit.”

253. “Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.”– Matthew 7:7

254. “Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”

255. Word of Encouragement by Flavia Weedn

256. It’s totally up to you.

257. We all face hard times. Encouraging words can be an inspiration for us.

258. “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

259. “Someday, you will become filled with so much happiness that it heals every part of you.”

260. Encourage continued communication sometimes all it takes is a nod of your head or a brief word, or listening sounds. Clive Harman, How to Communicate Effectively

261. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door, that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” — Helen Keller

262. “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

263. “Press on — nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.” — Calvin Coolidge

264. “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” — Mother Teresa

265. “Those who say it can not be done, should not interrupt those doing it.”– Chinese Proverb

266. Your motivations are your own. You must master them if you want to do great work. Brian Knapp

267. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

268. “Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.”

269. “Just because something isn’t happening for you right now, it doesn’t mean it never will.”

270. Improvement and growth are never linear.

271. Focus on improving yourself and I guarantee that the quality of people you spend time with will dramatically improve. J. D. David, How to Make Friends

272. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins

273. It may not be easy, but it will be worth it!

274. I hope you have a better day today.

275. These phrases are ways to tell someone to keep trying:

276. The world outside my mind does not define me.

277. “If you aren’t good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you’ll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren’t even giving to yourself.”

278. I'm grateful for my faith. It carries me through when I see nothing else to help me through a situation. Aliya Saige, 100 Daily Blessings

279. Some people see scars, and it is wounding they remember. To me they are proof of the fact that there is healing. —Linda Hogan

280. “Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in the end.”– Sanjo Jendayi

281. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot

282. Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. —W. Clement Stone

283. “It's not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you.”– Zig Ziglar

284. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”

285. “I’m thankful for my struggle because, without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” — Unknown

286. When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past and no amount of anxiety can change the future.

287. Success is failure turned inside out,

288. “After all this is over, you’re going to come out stronger than ever before.” — Unknown

289. Either write something worth reading, or do something worth reading. Benjamin Franklin

290. Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it! Nicky Gumbel

291. Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”– Anne Frank

292. “Positive thinking is like fuel to the car. It will keep you energized throughout your work.”– Abder-Rahman Ali

293. No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.

294. “Your life is your message to the world. Make it inspiring.” — Sady Ali Khan

295. “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

296. Mantras for Good Health

297. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” — Rikki Rogers

298. I found that ultimately if you truly pour your heart into what you believe in—even if it makes you vulnerable—amazing things can happen. —Emma Watson

299. “There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.”

300. Anything is possible, because nothing is absolutely certain. Keith Ferreira, Anything Is Possible

301. Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius

302. Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things. Rob Cristophe, Bad Habits

303. If you ever need to talk, or just cry, you know where to find me!

304. Ask what kind of support they need.

305. Words of Encouragement for a Happy Life

306. Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. —Jacques Prevert

307. “Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value.” — Albert Einstein

308. “Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”

309. “Take everything one day at a time. And on the harder days, give me a call.”

310. “It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are.” — Malala Yousafzai

311. “If you need somebody to run errands, do house chores, cook, whatever, I’m a somebody.”

312. “A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” – Serena Williams

313. “Sending major good vibes your way.”

314. “God promises to make something good out of the storms that bring devastation to your life.” – Romans 8:28

315. “When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.” — Les Brown

316. You are doing awesome!

317. “Courage, dear heart.” — C.S. Lewis

318. I will spread enthusiastic light to those who need it today.

319. Word of Encouragement by Wayne Gretzky

320. “You may have lost the game, but you never gave up. That makes you a winner in my book.”

321. “What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.”

322. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”

323. Are you looking for comfort or reassurance?

324. No matter the number of times you fail you must be determined to succeed. You must not lose hope. Don't stop in your storm. Tony Narams, Top Secret: You Can Fly Like An Eagle

325. You are on the floor crying, and you have been on the floor crying for days. And that is you being brave. That is you getting through it as best you know how. No one else can decide what your tough looks like. —Clementine von Radics

326. For now, I will seek joy in the small moments.

327. It always seems impossible until it's done. —Nelson Mandela

328. If somebody hurts you, it's okay to cry a river: Just remember to build a bridge and get over it. —Taylor Swift

329. “I’m here. And I have wine.”

330. “The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.”

331. I have the power to spread love to each and every person that crosses my path.

332. Words of Encouragement for a Friend

333. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”– Robert Louis Stevenson

334. You are always evolving.

335. “The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need.”– Psalm 23:1

336. You are capable of more than you know.

337. “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”

338. There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion. Edgar Allan Poe

339. “Instead of giving yourself a reason why you can’t, give yourself a reason why you can.”

340. “I know from experience that you should never give up on yourself or others, no matter what.” – George Foreman

341. “A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.”– Alistair Cook

342. Winning lifts everyone it touches -it just makes the world a better place. Jack Welch, Winning

343. Keep up the good work.

344. “It always seems impossible until it is done.” — Nelson Mandela

345. You can overcome anything.

346. Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.

347. “We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.”

348. My body is a beautiful creation that changes and grows.

349. The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.

350. “I know for sure that what we dwell on is what we become.” — Oprah Winfrey

351. “Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”– L.M. Montgomery

352. “Success only comes to those who dare to attempt.”– Mallika Tripathi

353. Don’t live off of someone else’s script. Write your own.

354. “A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.” — Serena Williams

355. Start by doing what's necessary, then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

356. “If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.”– James 1:5

357. “Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.”

358. “When you change your thoughts, you change your world.”– Norman Vincent Peale

359. In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety. —Abraham Maslow

360. But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”– Isaiah 40:31

361. I did everything I felt was right at the moment; I have no need for regret.

362. Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.

363. “And you ask, ‘What if I fall?’ Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?” — Erin Hanson

364. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you'll be criticized anyway. You'll be damned if you do and damned if you don't.”

365. “Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”

366. “Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.”

367. Come on! You can do it!.

368. Don't turn away. Keep your gaze on the bandaged place. That's where the light enters you. —Rumi

369. I’m so sorry you’re going through a difficult time. I don’t know what to say, except that care about you, and I’m here for you.

370. Sometimes, you have to get knocked down lower than you have ever been to stand back up taller than you ever were.”

371. “This totally sucks, but you totally don’t suck.”

372. Phrases to use when someone is already doing well

373. For us regular folks, that might just look like encouraging your friend to see a therapist if it makes sense for them, offering phone numbers to local mental health hotlines, or otherwise just offering your continued support in the coming days and weeks.

374. Funny but also encouraging!

375. For what it's worth, it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over. —F. Scott Fitzgerald

376. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not making decisions.” – Katherine Hepburn

377. The beach of life can be anything and everything from tranquil, calm, sunny, peaceful, and magically wonderful to gray, overcast, turbulent, roller-coaster-y, or stormy. Barbara Legan, Trust + Love = Joy

378. Take everything one day at a time. I’m just a phone call away.

379. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah

380. “You have the audacity to live a bold life.”

381. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”

382. Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything. —Marilyn Monroe

383. Your mind is like a magnet - it attracts into your life whatever you think about most. Paul and Tracey McManus, The 7 Great Prayers

384. Each small step adds up to a long journey toward peace.

385. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”– Maya Angelou

386. You are so strong, and you are amazing for facing this with so much courage.

387. “Everything will be OK in the end, if it's not OK, it's not the end.”

388. “You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

389. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

390. “Failure is success in progress.” – Albert Einstein

391. Setting goals for the future gives me direction in the present.

392. Don’t let anyone dull your sparkle.

393. One activity at a time; there is no need to rush.

394. Everyone has a story. Put another way, everyone's life is a story. Dan B. Allender, To Be Told

395. “Take a deep breath, it’s just a bad day not a bad life.”

396. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

397. The dangers of the past do not define who I am today.

398. I built this mountain with small stones, and only then began to climb.

399. If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind. —Shannon L. Ader

400. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” — C.S. Lewis

401. “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

402. If you're one of those people who has that little voice in the back of their mind saying, 'Maybe I could do (fill in the blank),' don't tell it to be quiet. Give it a little room to grow, and try to find an environment it can grow in. —Reese Witherspoon

403. Put your hair up in a bun, drink some coffee, and handle it.

404. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

405. You can “encourage” someone to continue doing what they were already doing:

406. Although I feel out of control, I am safe, cared for, and healthy.

407. “If you’re feeling helpless, help someone.” — Aung San Suu Kyi

408. “Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!”– Psalm 31:24

409. Resting will clarify my next positive step forward.

410. “Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.” — Alfred A. Montapert

411. My mind longs for new information and growth.

412. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”

413. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.”– Rikki Rogers

414. “You do not find the happy life. You make it.” — Camilla Eyring Kimball

415. “Soon, when all is well, you’re going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up.”– Brittany Bergunder

416. Your destiny is the story of your life, and you get to tell the story your way. Scott Allan, Drive Your Destiny

417. “Life isn’t finding shelter in the storm. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Sherrilyn Kenyon

418. Reminding yourself of the blessings is an excellent way to bring balance into a stressful life that often feels filled with negativity. Kerri Connor, ‎Llewellyn, Ostara

419. Today, I will speak kindly to my body.

420. “I don’t know all you’re feeling as you end this chapter of your career. But I want you to know I’m here for you—to talk, or to help in any way I can.”

421. I think that if you live long enough, you realize that so much of what happens in life is out of your control—but how you respond to it is in your control. —Hillary Clinton

422. Embrace every challenge.

423. You're trying something new. That in itself is a reflection that you're going in a good direction. —Jung Hoseok

424. “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” — Demi Lovato

425. This is what you’re going through, not who you are.

426. “Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.”

427. Be positive, patient, and persistent.

428. “Courage, dear heart.” — C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia Book 3: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

429. “I’m thinking of you. And I’m just a text or phone call away.”

430. “It’s okay not to be okay.”

431. My path is unique and I will walk it with pride.

432. “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

433. Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted and encouraged - because last time you came in fifth. Denis Waitley

434. Mantras for Challenging Times

435. “It will pass, we can ride it out together.”

436. “Think of many things; do one.”

437. Change can hurt, be uncomfortable, and be difficult in the beginning. Remember this English Proverb: Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D., 50 Things to Know About Prayer

438. You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them. —Maya Angelou

439. “Sometimes when you are in a dark place, you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted.” — Christine Caine

440. “In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.” — Tony Robbins

441. words to encourage you by Maya Angelou

442. Your attitude determines your direction.

443. Sure, work can be daunting at times. When we don’t live up to other people’s expectations (or our own expectations), we tend to get sad and disappointed.

444. “To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children… to leave the world a better place… to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

445. You have my full support, no matter what you do.

446. You can get through this. Take it from me. I’m very wise and stuff.

447. “Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.”

448. “When a person’s speech is full of anger, it is because he or she suffers deeply.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Anger

449. “All this can be a lot to take on. I’m here to help, if you need it.”

450. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.”– Oprah Winfrey

451. Don't be too hard on yourself. You're already doing a great job by just trying.

452. “The past is where you learned the lesson. The future is where you apply the lesson. Don’t give up in the middle.” — Dale Carnegie

453. I’m so sorry you’re going through this, but this too shall pass.

454. It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop. —Confucius

455. Nothing in life has happened to you. It's happened for you. Every disappointment. Every wrong. Even every closed door has helped make you into who you are. Joel Osteen

456. “One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” — Simone De Beauvoir

457. But it is better to follow even the shadow of the best than to remain content with the worst. Henry vanDyke

458. “Hearts take time to heal. Be gentle with yourself.”

459. Day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute. I only need to focus on now.

460. “There is in every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.” — Washington Irving

461. “I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.”

462. People who fail often work as hard as those who succeed. The major difference is that successful people put their time into activities that give higher pay-back. Robyn Pearce, Getting a Grip on Time Management

463. The next chapter of your life is going to be so amazing.

464. We’ve got friends for our happiest days and saddest moments. I hope you know I’m your friend now just as much as ever.

465. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

466. The more I improve myself, the more I can help the world around me.

467. Today I plant the seeds for the life I long to live.

468. Maybe the card itself has already said a lot. Or you don’t want to go on too long and risk writing the wrong thing. Whatever the case, it’s both appropriate and supportive to simply let your recipient know they’re in your thoughts.

469. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

470. I would add that we should all be an encouraging influence on those around you.

471. I am allowed to take the time to heal.

472. “Someday everything will make perfect sense. So for now laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.” — Unknown

473. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?

474. Tighten your ponytail and try again!

475. just remember how far you have come.

476. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”

477. Forgiveness begins with taking care of my own hurt.

478. Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be.

479. For a friend feeling down:

480. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”

481. “There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.”

482. Let the thoughts of these famous people be an encouragement to you and to others. Reading about the experiences of others is often encouraging.

483. Today, I will create something new.

484. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” — Theodore Roosevelt

485. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” — Elon Musk

486. Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what's actually good for you. Eric Thomas

487. My words, thoughts, and ideas are important to the world.

488. “When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something's suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.”

489. “Sometimes people seem to be doing better than you. They may seem to be way ahead of you in hitting some goals that you may not be close to achieving, but never be bothered by it. Just keep on working hard and carrying on with the steady pace that works best for you.”– Chikamso Efobi

490. “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.”– Oprah Winfrey

491. “You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we’re all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it’s going to be over, and you better make this count.” — Nancy Reagan

492. We all have the ability to replace a negative thought with a positive one. You must be aware of what you are thinking about! Yvonne Haughton, Good Night Insomnia

493. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis

494. Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning… Anyone can start over and make a new ending. —Chico Xavier

495. “You’re being incredibly brave. I’m proud of you.”

496. You will not always be strong, but you can always be brave.

497. The best view comes after the hardest climb.

498. I will pause and appreciate this beautiful moment.

499. Pro tip: Optimism is a key theme in encouraging someone between jobs. After acknowledging the loss or difficulty, pivot your message toward hope for their future.

500. “That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”– 2 Corinthians 12:10

501. We do learn something about ourselves when we are up against the wall, and we do most certainly come out stronger. Tina Sloan, Changing Shoes

502. Word of Encouragement by Napoleon Hill

503. With each day, I will take smaller steps toward my joy.

504. “Your limitation — it’s only your imagination.”

505. “If this didn’t make you smile, let me know, and I will send you my senior yearbook picture instead.”

506. Just because someone’s challenges are serious doesn’t mean your words always have to be. Sometimes sharing a laugh or smile is the best encouragement.

507. Acts of kindness ripple through the world.

508. So, before you even get out of bed, give silent thanks for another day on this earth. Sumit Gautam, Ways to start your day positively

509. When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true. Michael Jackson

510. “Refuse failure. No matter how difficult the obstacles, find a way to around them.”– JJ Goldwag

511. “Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.”

512. “I’m not sure what’s most helpful right now, but I figure a card with a cute kitten on it couldn’t hurt, right? ☺ Thinking of you…”

513. “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”– Matthew 6:34

514. We want to add beliefs that build us up, encourage us and support us. We want beliefs that are 'the wind beneath our wings', causing us to soar and to be all we can be.

515. Remember, I’m here for you. And I have wine.

516. “I can do everything through him who gives me strength.”– Philippians 4:13

517. Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

518. “Just because you are soft doesn’t mean you are not a force. Honey and wildfire are both the color gold.” – Victoria Erickson

519. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

520. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

521. “Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” — Carol Burnett

522. “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”– Deuteronomy 31:6

523. Tough times never last, but tough people do. —Robert H. Schuller

524. “I love you no matter what.”

525. You and I need to be the decision makers in our own lives and careers. It is also our responsibility to allow and encourage others to do the same. Jay Rifenbary, No Excuse!

526. “It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” — J.K. Rowling

527. But you'll never make it by sitting on your duff . . . Og Mandino

528. A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Andrew Carnegie

529. Words of encouragement to keep your thoughts positive.

530. Never give up. There is no such thing as an ending. Just a new beginning.

531. “If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”

532. “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”

533. “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.”

534. Inspirational Thoughts

535. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion with one’s courage.” — Anaïs Nin

536. My mental and physical health comes before my career.

537. Keeping you close in my thoughts, today especially.

538. Mental Health Challenges

539. You can do no more than you believe you can. You can be no more than you believe you are. Norman Vincent Peale

540. I cannot be defined by society’s labels. I am unique.

541. Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you. —Walt Whitman

542. Vandenbroeck also recommends reassuring the other person that you're not there to judge them. "It is important not to think ahead of a client or to create assumptions about their situation based on our previous experience with other clients or even with our own personal experience. It helps me a lot to focus only on the information that the client is sharing with me and to focus solely on them in the moment so that I can give them a chance to safely unpack all that they carry with them before deciding what to do," she explains. "Sometimes, just listening without judgment and being fully present is what they need, and that is more than enough."

543. I have integrity and drive and worked persistently for this moment.

544. Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other. Mark Twain

545. “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”

546. No one can distract me from this moment but me.

547. You are free from shame.

548. “It just doesn’t seem fair that someone as dedicated and hardworking as you should be laid off. But I’m trusting those same qualities to help you bounce back when you’re ready.”

549. If you want happiness for a lifetime — help someone else.”

550. My five senses are a doorway to the present moment.

551. “Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”

552. Good luck today! I know you are going to do great.

553. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.”’

554. “Be gentle with yourself. You’re doing the best you can!”

555. You are safe and surrounded by love and support.

556. You should be so proud of yourself.

557. What you’re going through right now is hard, but I’m rooting for you every minute of every day.

558. You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.

559. Word of Encouragement by Stephen King

560. If you remain calm in the midst of great chaos, it is the surest guarantee that it will eventually subside. —Julie Andrews

561. When care is pressing you down a bit

562. You will not always be strong, but you can always be brave. Beau Taplin

563. “Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.”– George Patton

564. “I loved you and Sara as a couple, and I want you to know I’ll continue to love each of you as friends.”

565. Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life. Robert W. Bly, Count Your Blessings

566. Effort makes you. You will regret someday if you don't do your best now. Don't think it's too late but keep working on it. It takes time, but there's nothing that gets worse due to practicing. So practice. You may get sad, but it's evidence that you're doing good. —Jeon Jungkook

567. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

568. When something bad happens, you have three choices:

569. For someone who’s struggling, it’s usually best when we can anticipate their needs with specific offers to visit, bring meals, do housework, etc. But more general offers are also supportive, as long as we’re prepared to follow through if asked.

570. Pro tip: To paraphrase Shakespeare, “To trash the ex, or not to? That is the question.” We suggest not. It’s safer and more encouraging to keep your message positive and focused on your recipient. If you refer to the ex at all, keep it indirect: e.g., “You’re better off” instead of “He’s a garbage person.”

571. “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”– Lamentations 3:22-23

572. Be gentle with yourself. You're doing the best you can.

573. From change comes great possibility.

574. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

575. You’re making a big change, and I’m so proud of you!

576. Just remember, there are no quick fixes. But, by taking action just a little bit every day, you will build up a powerful reservoir of confidence, self-esteem, and discipline. Scott Allan, Rejection Reset

577. “Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.” — Bob Goff

578. “Storms don’t last forever.” — Unknown

579. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

580. Word of Encouragement by Henry Ford

581. “People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed. Never throw out anyone.” — Audrey Hepburn

582. “Wishing you healing around the next corner.”

583. “What you’re going through stinks. I’ll be holding my nose along with you until things get better. (And they will!)”

584. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.”

585. “Stay strong and remember how many people care about you. (I’m one of them!)”

586. Positive affirmations:

587. Start today creating a vision for yourself, your life, and your career. Bounce back from adversity and create what you want, rebuild, and rebrand. Tell yourself it's possible along the way, have patience, and maintain peace with yourself during the process. —Germany Kent

588. “Sometimes it takes a tough ending to make a bright new beginning. Wishing you all the strength you need right now.”

589. Words of Encouragement for a Loved One

590. “If you ever need to talk, or just cry, I’m your gal.”

591. Relentless people move mountains. Relentless people make the impossible, possible. Relentless people achieve miracles. Wayne Allyn Root, The Power of Relentless

592. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

593. “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

594. I will nurture my inner pain and listen to its message.

595. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” — Ingrid Bergman

596. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” — Oprah Winfrey

597. “Love is not only something you feel, it is something you do.”

598. “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

599. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” — Judy Garland

600. The silver tint on the clouds of doubt,

601. It doesn’t matter what others are doing. It matters what you are doing.

602. “When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” — Alexander Graham Bell

603. “Comparison kills creativity. There is room for you. Nobody can do it with your voice, with your experience, with your insight.” — Karen Walrond

604. It’s when things go wrong that you mustn’t quit.”

605. Your dreams can take you much higher and much farther than anyone ever thought possible! Buzz Aldrin, No Dream Is Too High

606. “Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” — J.K. Rowling

607. Imagine if every young child will be helped to discover their interest at a young age and encouraged to pursue it, how different our world will be. Sunday Adelaja, Money, Riches, Wealth

608. My compassion does not go unnoticed.

609. “You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” – Pema Chodron

610. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on. It is going on when you don’t have strength.”– Napoleon Bonaparte

611. There are times when you only need spiritual uplifting words of encouragement and healing. You may or may not believe in the Bible, but you may want to consider the power of the following biblical passages.

612. Change is the pathway to growth.

613. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis

614. I will listen to my sadness with patience and love.

615. “There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”

616. The truth of who we are is how we live day to day. If you want to influence others, the most important thing you can do is be a living example of the principles, ideals, and faith that you advocate. Nick Vujicic, Be the Hands and Feet

617. Don't forget that I will always stand by your side. I'll always support your life, what you do, what you eat, the people you love. I'll always support your dreams, your wish, your hope, your sadness, your anger, your temper, your situation. —Kim Namjoon

618. “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.”– Joseph Barbara

619. There may be trouble ahead, but I am strong enough to face it.

620. Job Loss or Job Search

621. “Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.”

622. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

623. Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness that have more meaning than you may realize. Catherine Pulsifer

624. “Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.” — Anne Frank

625. Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, dream, discover. —Mark Twain

626. If you want something in life, you have to just reach out and take it! Lucille Delgado Bridges, The Serpent and the Walking Stick 2

627. “If you want something different, you are going to have to do something different.” – Jack Canfield

628. “Rise up … take courage and do it.”– Ezra 10:4

629. Word of Encouragement

630. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” — Helen Keller

631. “I can’t imagine how you feel. But I can listen when you need to talk.”