Encouraging Quotes

“Write something worth reading about or doing something worth writing about.” Benjamin Franklin

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” Maya Angelou

“In matters of fashion, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” An old adage generally attributed to Jefferson

“Our problem is not that we aim too high and miss, but that we aim too low and succeed.” Michelangelo

“Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can.” Terry Pratchett

“Courage is resistance to fear, the mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” Unknown

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Anonymous (generally attributed to Albert Einstein)

“Fitting in is boring for anyone who wants to be extraordinary.” Adam Levine, artist

“If a child cannot learn the way we teach, perhaps we should teach the way they learn.” Michael J. Fox

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” Marianne Williamson

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” Seuss

“Victory is won not in miles, but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.” Churchill

“Fiction is to the grown man what play is to the child; it is there that he changes the atmosphere and tenor of his life.” Robert Louis Stevenson

“Freedom lies in being bold.” Robert Frost

“Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m Possible’!” Audrey Hepburn

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” Oprah Winfrey

“Attitude is a little thing that can make a big difference.” Winston Churchill