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TAI Motivational Moments Blog

  • Writer's pictureJerry Justice

Words of Encouragement

 “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.” ~ Unknown

“I am grateful for all of my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.” ~ James Cash Penney“A bend in the road is not the end of the road… unless you fail to make the turn.” ~ Unknown “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~ Mark Twain “Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.” ~ Henry Van Dyke “Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.” ~ Dr. Robert Anthony “Extraordinary struggles bring an extraordinary purpose for those who wait.” ~ Brianna Gazvoda “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” ~ Henry David Thoreau “Count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall. Count your life with smiles and not the tears that roll.” ~ Unknown “Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.” ~ Sicilian Proverb “The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.” ~ Ivy Baker Priest “It doesn’t matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it’s important to realize that whatever you’re doing, it’s your first attempt at it.” ~ Wally Amos “If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” ~ Mary Pickford “He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.” ~ William James “When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell “Instead of giving myself reasons why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I can.” ~ Unknown If you have a favorite encouragement quote, phrase or poem, please share it with your fellow readers and enter it in the Comment box below. HAPPY NEW YEAR!


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