Encouraging Quotes - Famous Encouragement Quotes

Carefully chosen encouraging quotes can help keep us moving in the direction of our goals, providing that little extra push forward. It only takes a couple of seconds to re-inspire yourself, to give yourself the encouragement to press on. Get a quick shot of encouragement and inspiration via these encouraging words from some amazing people, including: Vince Lombardi, Thomas Edison, and Oprah Winfrey.

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Encouraging Words of Wisdom from Oprah Winfrey on our personal power:

"It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always."
~ Oprah Winfrey
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Billie Jean King Short Encouraging Quote on what it takes to be a champion:

"Champions keep playing until they get it right."
~ Billie Jean King
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Encouraging Quote from Nelson A. Rockefeller on challenges and opportunities:

"Wherever we look upon this earth, the opportunities take shape within the problems."
~ Nelson A. Rockefeller
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Benjamin Spock Encouraging Quote on trusting yourself:

"Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do."
~ Benjamin Spock
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Les Brown Quote on personal potential:

"No one knows what they can do until they try."
~ Les Brown
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Words of Encouragement from John F. Kennedy on crisis and opportunity:

"When written in Chinese the word "crisis" is composed of two characters one represents danger and the other represents opportunity."
~ John F. Kennedy
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Famous Mary Kay Ash Quote on turning failure into success:

"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
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Classic Vince Lombardi Quote on Winners and Losers:

"Winners never quit and quitters never win."
~ Vince Lombardi
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Quote on Encouragement - never give up on what you really want.:

"Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts."
~ Unknown
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Encouraging Motto from a Chinese proverb:

"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials."
~ Chinese proverb
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Thomas Edison Quote on not giving up:

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
~ Thomas Edison
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Classic Lance Armstrong Quote on quitting is forever:

"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever."
~ Lance Armstrong
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Fiery Encouraging Quote from Ayn Rand:

"The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me."
~ Ayn Rand
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