The really great person is the person who makes every person feel great.” – G. K. Chesterton

This is one of the many encouraging sayings or encouraging quotes about life which can lift one out from the pit of self-doubt,insecurity or disappointment.

Everyone needs encouragement every now and then. Never underestimate the profound impact of just a few sincere words say at a moment. It can inspire a person to greatness or change someone’s life forever.

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When you encourage a person, you help him to gain his courage and boost his self-confident as well. The key of encouragement is, it taps into a person’s value.

When you utter some encouraging words, you actually make him feel valuable, capable and motivated. Take heart. Don’t fight shy of encouraging others.

Your words of encouragement could change someone’s world for the better forever.

Now, let’s check out some of these great encouraging sayings and encouraging quotes about life:

“If you don’t like something, change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it” – Mary Engelbreit

“What we need is not new light, but new sight; not new paths, but new strength to walk in the old ones; not new duties but new wisdom to fulfill those that are plain before us” – Anonymous

“To be angry is to let other’s mistakes punish yourself. To forgive others is to be good to yourself” – Master Cheng Yen

“You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders” – Jewish Proverb

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” – Buddha

“Criticism may not be agreeable, but necessary. It fulfills the same function as a pin in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things” – Winston Churchill

“Failure is success if we learn from it.” – Malcolm Forbes

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” – Bertrand Russell

“If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry, it’ll change” – John A. Simone, Sr.

“Watch a man in times of adversity to discover what kind of man he is; for then at last words of truth are drawn from the depths of his heart, and the mask is torn off” – Lucretius

“Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to lose, in the other everything to gain” – Diane de Poitiers

“There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s control. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain” – Aeschylus

“Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only for wallowing in” – Katherine Mansfield

“Instead of giving myself reasons why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I can.” – Unknown

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

“No one knows what he can do until he tries.” – Publilius Syrus

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain

“Those who realize their folly are not true fools” – Chung Tzu

“Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley

“When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.” – Unknown

“Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.” – Hugh Miller

“Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul” – George Matthew Adam

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