Quotations on Discouragement
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Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Soul, Perseverance, Discouragement, Persistence)
I remember teachers who really singled me out for their discouragement.
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Keywords: Discouragement, Teachers)
Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement. Discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Keywords: Connection, Discouragement, Trouble)
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)
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Keywords: Discouragement, Will)
The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
- Billy Graham
(Keywords: Life, God, Christian, Deep, Discouragement, Eyes, Moments, Prayer, Tears)
In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that's like a big no-no. I know my parents' discouragement was for my own protection, and I'm really close to them now, but they didn't understand that there is value in this. That's because they didn't know.
- Sandra Oh
(Keywords: Education, Discouragement, Now, Parents, Protection, Value)
The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
- James Whitcomb Riley
(Keywords: Determination, Enthusiasm, Discouragement, Energy, Persistence)
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)