I might not be the brightest bulb in the chandelier, but I'm pretty good at getting most of the other bulbs to light up.— Jack Welch
Unique Be Encouraged quotations
I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
I have been constantly telling people to encourage people, to question the unquestioned and not to be ashamed to bring up new ideas, new processes to get things done.
Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Your dreams are always going to be the most important to you than they will be to anybody else. So keep dreaming, keep believing, keep pressing forward. So all those warriors out there – be encouraged
Encourage everyone you meet with a smile or compliment.
Make them feel better when you leave their presence and they will always be glad to see you coming.
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength.
Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor.
I want to encourage each and everyone of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and for each other.
Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms .
. . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.
When misguided public opinion honors what is despicable and despises what is honorable, punishes virtue and rewards vice, encourages what is harmful and discourages what is useful, applauds falsehood and smothers truth under indifference or insult, a nation turns its back on progress and can be restored only by the terrible lessons of catastrophe.
I even accept for the sake of argument that sexual orgies eliminate social tensions and ought to be encouraged.
The strongest oak of the forest is not the one that is protected from the storm and hidden from the sun. It’s the one that stands in the open where it is compelled to struggle for its existence against the winds and rains and the scorching sun.
Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end.
Don't be a hard rock when you really are a gem!
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
On your journey to your dream, be ready to face oasis and deserts. In both cases, don't stop
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
Be grateful for what you have now. As you begin to think about all the things in your life you are grateful for, you will be amazed at the never ending thoughts that come back to you of more things to be grateful for. You have to make a start, and then the law of attraction will receive those grateful thoughts and give you more just like them.
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good.
No matter your obstacles, live a happy life.
Man is the only animal that must be encouraged to live.
Goals aren't enough. You need goals plus deadlines: goals big enough to get excited about and deadline to make you run. One isn't much good without the other, but together they can be tremendous.
A wife and a husband should be regarded as friends for the sake of Allaah.
And that friendship is above material needs; each encouraging the other one to do good deeds, which are pleasing to Allaah.
Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a man's or a woman's shoulders. To breathe fresh air into the fading embers of a smoldering dream. To actually change the course of another human being's day, week, or life.
Encourage & support your kids because "Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.
In perplexities-when we cannot tell what to do, when we cannot understand what is going on around us, let us be calmed and steadied and made patient by the thought that what is hidden from us is not hidden from Him
I've always felt that if you're not on your side, why should anyone else be.
So I always encourage people to be confident, and sometime even a little falsely so, just so you can give yourself an opportunity.
The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.
There's much to be said for feeling numb.
Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it.