Quotations on Encouragement

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There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.
- George Matthew Adams
(Keywords: Successful, Applause, Care, Encouragement, Famous, Man, May, Woman)

It isn't that I was born thinking I had to be president. I'm getting a lot of encouragement to run from people across the country. I don't believe this is a rash decision.
- Michele Bachmann
(Keywords: People, Decision, Country, Encouragement, President, Thinking)

A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.
- Kevin Bacon
(Keywords: Actor, Encouragement, Environment)

In the beginning I thought, and still think, he did great good in giving support and encouragement to this movement. But I did not believe then, and have never believed since, that these ills can be settled by partisan political methods. They are moral and economic questions.
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Keywords: Thought, Beginning, Encouragement, Giving, Questions, Support)

Quite a few people have commented during the campaign that more help is required for small businesses. SMEs need support and encouragement in their early stages, and in Cambridge the links to the University and the huge pool of expertise here helps that.
- Anne Campbell
(Keywords: People, Encouragement, Expertise, Help, Support, University)

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
- Robert Collier
(Keywords: Goal, Encouragement, Nothing, Praise, Tides, Trouble, Will, World)

On even the worst days, when nothing was working at the lab, I knew that at home I would find warmth, peace, companionship, and encouragement. As a consequence, the next day would surely be better.
- James Cronin
(Keywords: Home, Peace, Companionship, Day, Encouragement, Nothing)

I had a great first year and Mr. MacDonald was my biggest supporter. He gave me the encouragement I needed that first year to get my career started on a positive note.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Positive, Career, Encouragement, First)

Is encouragement what the poet needs? Open question. Maybe he needs discouragement. In fact, quite a few of them need more discouragement, the most discouragement possible.
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Keywords: Discouragement, Encouragement, Fact, Needs, Open, Question)

The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development.
- Jerome Isaac Friedman
(Keywords: Education, Brother, Sacrifice, Development, Encouragement, Importance, Parents)

Songs don't just come out of the air. They take time, but it's good fun, too. Maurice gave me encouragement.
- Andy Gibb
(Keywords: Time, Encouragement, Fun, Songs)

Of course as children, we all, in all cultures and societies, learn behavior from observation, imitation, and encouragement of various kinds. So by the suggestion made, we all 'pretend' most of the time.
- Gary Gygax
(Keywords: Time, Behavior, Children, Encouragement, Imitation, Observation)

There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
- Katharine Butler Hathaway
(Keywords: Friend, Encouragement, Nothing)

I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!
- Ken Hensley
(Keywords: God, Goal, Day, Encouragement, Future, Honor)

What encouragement the apostle holds out to us. O my friends, that we might leave all our pretensions, and come to the truth in our own hearts.
- Elias Hicks
(Keywords: Truth, Encouragement, Friends)

I do feel very strongly that this is one of the things which people need encouragement to sort out, because I have this very strong feeling that everybody is probably a genius at something, it's just a question of finding this.
- Diana Wynne Jones
(Keywords: Genius, People, Encouragement, Feeling, Question)

As an actor I think sometimes producers need a little bit of encouragement to see you in a particular role, they may not have as much imagination as you would expect.
- Steve Kanaly
(Keywords: Imagination, Actor, Encouragement, May)

This sort of encouragement is vital for any writer. And lastly the publication of Touching the Flame, which was on hold for two years and went through a few publishers before finding a stable home.
- Paul Kane
(Keywords: Home, Encouragement, Writer, Years)

It was a very emotional dinner... Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave her words of encouragement and inspiration. Everyone tried to remain positive.
- Lil' Kim
(Keywords: Inspiration, Positive, Encouragement, Words)

This system of encouragement proves serviceable as a preventive of punishment, the attainment of the tickets being a reward, the forfeiture of them the reverse; and, as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.
- Joseph Lancaster
(Keywords: Being, Boys, Encouragement, Loss, Punishment, Reward)

But when women are moved and lend help, when women, who are by nature calm and controlled, give encouragement and applause, when virtuous and knowledgeable women grace the endeavor with their sweet love, then it is invincible.
- Jose Marti
(Keywords: Nature, Women, Love, Applause, Encouragement, Grace, Help)

Young people ask me if this country is serious about science. They aren't thinking about the passport that they will hold, but the country that they must rely on for support and encouragement.
- John Charles Polanyi
(Keywords: Science, People, Country, Encouragement, Support, Thinking, Will)

Tonight I should like to thank all those who have shared my work and to acknowledge the debt that I owe to my wife whose encouragement to put research before all other things has been a great strength to me.
- George Porter
(Keywords: Work, Wife, Strength, Debt, Encouragement, Research)

I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
- Charles Schwab
(Keywords: Men, Enthusiasm, Ability, Appreciation, Encouragement, Man)

One of the problems with even suggesting that purpose of a Federal law is for law enforcement officers to assist in protecting the public outside their jurisdictions is that it may give them encouragement or even a sense of obligation to do so.
- Bobby Scott
(Keywords: Purpose, Encouragement, Law, May, Obligation, Problems, Public, Sense)

No one in my family was a reader of literary fiction. So, I didn't have encouragement, but I didn't have discouragement, because I don't think anybody knew what that meant.
- Amy Tan
(Keywords: Family, Discouragement, Encouragement, Fiction, Literary)

The essential support and encouragement comes from within, arising out of the mad notion that your society needs to know what only you can tell it.
- John Updike
(Keywords: Society, Encouragement, Needs, Support)

The encouragement I got from Campbell was a quick check and praise. Once the Space Beagle was launched on its mission, it seemed natural for it to breed additional thoughts.
- A. E. van Vogt
(Keywords: Thoughts, Encouragement, Mission, Praise, Quick, Space)

I've been homeschooling for eight years and have always received the best advice and encouragement from other homeschoolers, rather than a book or lecture.
- Lisa Whelchel
(Keywords: Advice, Encouragement, Years)

My desire, my passion, was to help moms with practical encouragement.
- Lisa Whelchel
(Keywords: Desire, Encouragement, Help, Passion)

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