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Funny Encouragement Quotes
Funny Quotes about Encouragement

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Your example is far more influential and inspiring
than any words of instruction, or threats,
or even words of encouragement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a child lives with criticism,
he learns to condemn.
...
If a child lives with fear,
he learns to be apprehensive.
...
If a child lives with encouragement,
he learns to be confident.
...
If a child lives with acceptance,
he learns to love.
- Dorothy Law Nolte

And here at our Anglican Consultative Council,
we have many reports of growth and great encouragement.
- George Carey

An Editor becomes kind of your mother.
You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.
- Jackie Kennedy


 

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

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

Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman and was one of the
first female superheroes.
It gives me more of an encouragement that we can be
strong and can do whatever a guy can do.
- Thuy Trang


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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

All that a critic, as critic, can give poets is the
deadly encouragement that never ceases to remind them
of how heavy their inheritance is.
- Harold Bloom

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

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

A good director creates an environment,
which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.
- Kevin Bacon

Taking an interest in what others are thinking and
doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise.
- Robert Martin

There was always so much encouragement,
to just really take it and run with it,
from Deadheads.
- Phil Lesh

Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
- Anatole France

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

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

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

There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
- Katharine Butler Hathaway

I have written about 10 books, all just practical encouragement for moms.
- Lisa Whelchel

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

I'd rather play here in this small bar and just do a good show.
Because it's fun and there's no expectations,
it's encouragement to be different, do something new.
- Bill Kreutzmann

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

My desire, my passion, was to help moms with practical encouragement.
- Lisa Whelchel

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

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

My work is to reach people with ideas,
hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight,
and revelation.
That's what an actor wants to do.
- John Astin

We live by encouragement and die without it -
slowly,
sadly, angrily.
- Celeste Holm

Lack of encouragement never deterred me.
I was the kind of person who would not be put down.
- Constance Baker Motley

I've always thrived on the encouragement of others.
- Patti Smith

In the last twelve years, we have come some distance
towards reconciliation and the breaking down of disadvantage.
Let us take encouragement from what has been achieved
and set our minds and hearts to end the remaining roadblocks.
- Malcolm Fraser

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

If then the prosperity of the commercial classes,
will most certainly lead to accumulation of capital,
and the encouragement of productive industry;
these can by no means be so surely obtained as by a
fall in the price of corn.
- David Ricardo

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

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

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

I believed my story would be helpful to young women my daughter's age,
who are still in the process of forming themselves as women,
and in need of encouragement to remain true to themselves.
- Joyce Maynard

Our dependency makes slaves out of us,
especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem.
If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody,
then you make everybody your judge.
- Fritz Perls

Mum, who had been a dancer with a small ballet company before she got married,
was full of encouragement.
She didn't say, 'This is really good,
you should do this', She just encouraged us to do whatever we liked.
- Dannii Minogue

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Be careful not to do your good deeds
when there's no one watching you.
- Tom Lehrer

When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
- Mark Twain

There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza box on your lap.
- Kevin James

To keep your marriage brimming,
With love in the wedding cup,
Whenever you're wrong, admit it;
Whenever you're right, shut up.
- Ogden Nash

When everything comes your way
you're in the wrong lane.
- Anonymous

All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
- Casey Stengel

Always end the name of your child with a vowel,
so that when you yell, the name will carry.
- Bill Cosby

New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there.
Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
- Jimmy Carter

(Groom), take (Bride)'s hand and place your hand over hers.
Now, remember this moment and cherish it...
because this will be the last time you ever have the upper hand.
- Anonymous

Yield to temptation. It may not pass your way again.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Always forgive your enemies -
nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you;
she is after your barn.
- Hesiod

Marriage is like putting your hand into a bag of snakes
in the hope of pulling out an eel.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Have enough sense to know, ahead of time,
when your skills will not extend to wallpapering.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Crazy is walking down the street
with half a cantaloupe on your head,
muttering; "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
- the movie Spy Hard (1996)

There's no reason to become alarmed,
and we hope you'll enjoy the rest of your flight.
By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?
- the movie Airplane!

It's not the men in your life that counts,
it's the life in your men.
- Mae West, in the movie I'm No Angel

Fasten your safety belts, clench your buttocks!
It's going be a bumpy ride!
- the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

Never raise your hand to your children -
it leaves your midsection unprotected.
- Robert Orben

Smoking kills.
If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
- Brooke Shields


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