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Being Discouraged Quotes


"Never be discouraged from being an activist because people tell you that you'll not succeed. You have already succeeded if you're out there representing truth or justice or compassion or fairness or love." - Doris "Granny D" Haddock

"Faith is facing reality without being discouraged by it." - Rick Warren

"Being disappointed is one thing and being discouraged is something else. I am disappointed but I am not discouraged." - Tennessee Williams

"There's a lot of mediocrity being celebrated, and a lot of wonderful stuff being ignored or discouraged." - Sean Penn

"I never get discouraged about anything. If I got discouraged I wouldn't keep giving out the script then the movie wouldn't be made. The biggest thing about movie industry is to never get discouraged because once you get discouraged you lose interest. You'll stop being successful in something you love doing. If you get discouraged in things and not even want to finish or do them, then why even bother starting?" - Louis Lombardi

"One of the main effects of war, after all, is that people are discouraged from being characters." - Kurt Vonnegut

"I was discouraged about life, discouraged about people being blind, but I don't think I had a day that I ever questioned creativity. There has never been a day like that." - Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

"We all get discouraged." - Richard G Scott

"Character is proportionate to N, the number of consecutive failures without being discouraged, or equivalently, the number of successive rejections without being intimidated." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"I have become down-hearted, I have become discouraged, I have become depressed. I'm just like you. I'm a human being and I have my problems." - Dyan Cannon

"I would like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age." - Paul Desmond

"I find myself so easily discouraged. It is pathetic how easily I can be discouraged - easily discouraged by resistance, easily discouraged by opposition, easily discouraged by hardness of heart, easily discouraged by blindness." - C J Mahaney

"Pause and remember - Everyone gets discouraged and feels lost at times. Don't worry - life will get better. A new way is being made for you. Keep moving forward even if it's just baby steps." - Jennifer Young

"The first thing an unpublished author should remember is that no one asked him to write in the first place. With this firmly in mind, he has no right to become discouraged just because other people are being published." - John Farrar

"Being a girl, my parents could have discouraged me from racing ... but my family has such a passion and so much confidence in me, and that goes a long way." - Danica Patrick

"Keep your heart in peace and let nothing trouble you, not even your faults. You must humble yourself and amend them peacefully, without being discouraged or cast down, for God's dwelling is in peace." - Margaret Mary Alacoque

"To develop patience, you need someone who willfully hurts you. Such people give us real opportunities to practice tolerance. They test our inner strength in a way that even our guru cannot. Basically, patience protects us from being discouraged." - Dalai Lama

"Eagles are very tolerant and very adaptable, but they have to get established first. When birds are setting up their breeding territory, they are the most susceptible to being discouraged." - Jim Elliot

"As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected, either by agents or publishers. You absolutely must plow forward." - Augusten Burroughs

"A fundamental lesson on being fired: Never lie about it. People will know what you're saying is a cover-up for how you really feel - embarrassed, discouraged, and afraid." - Mika Brzezinski

"Dont get discouraged from all the rejection." - Joey King

"A misbehaving child, is a discouraged child" - Rudolf Dreikurs

"Lift up your eyes discouraged one" - Matty Mullins

"Don't get discouraged from all the rejection." - Joey King

"No matter how discouraged I get from the people who are being appointed in this next administration, how discouraged I feel to know that I will no longer have folks who look like me and share in my vision, I am encouraged by what I think that this particular time period and this particular election season will inspire in the next generation and the current generation of freedom fighters." - Janet Mock

"People get discouraged. They should remember, from me, it takes courage not to be discouraged." - Benjamin B. Ferencz

"Atheism is a theoretical formulation of the discouraged life..." - Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Remember no man is really defeated unless he is discouraged." - Bruce Lee

"I am profoundly in the D's - discouraged, depressed, disheartened, disgusted." - Alice Dunbar Nelson

"If you fall sometimes, you must not be discouraged." - Teresa of Avila

"Always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty." - Richard M. Nixon

"If fans are discouraged, find another team to root for." - Mike D'Antoni

"I think it's very easy to get discouraged early on." - Alice Lowe

"I have all sorts of problems and feel discouraged." - Camille Claudel

"Let vice and immorality of every kind be discouraged as much as possible in your brigade; and, as a chaplain is allowed to each regiment, see that the men regularly attend during worship. Gaming of every kind is expressly forbidden, as being the foundation of evil, and the cause of many a brave and gallant officer's and soldier's ruin." - George Washington

"I tell you these stories because these things happen to everyone. It's not about being starched or polished or cute or polite. It's about having ears that stick out, about breaking yet another glass. It's about seeing something for the first time and making a million mistakes and not ever getting completely discouraged." - Maira Kalman

"By playing at Chess then, we may learn: First: Foresight... Second: Circumspection... Third: Caution...And lastly, we learn by Chess the habit of not being discouraged by present bad appearances in the state of our affairs, the habit of hoping for a favorable chance, and that of persevering in the secrets of resources" - Benjamin Franklin

"When table utensils were invented in the 1100s, the Catholic Church condemned them as obscene and heretical, claiming, 'God gave us fingers with which to eat.' And we're supposed to get politically discouraged? Oh please. We're being opposed by people who denounced the fork." - Robin Morgan

"I have often started off on a walk in the state called mad-mad in the sense of sore-headed, or mad with tedium or confusion; I have set forth dull, null and even thoroughly discouraged. But I never came back in such a frame of mind, and I never met a human being whose humor was not the better for a walk." - Donald C. Peattie

"By playing at Chess then, we may learn: First: Foresight... Second: Circumspection... Third: Caution...And lastly, we learn by Chess the habit of not being discouraged by present bad appearances in the state of our affairs, the habit of hoping for a favorable chance, and that of persevering in the secrets of resources" - Benjamin Franklin

"There are almost no characters in this story, and almost no dramatic confrontations, because most of the people in it are so sick and so much the listless playthings of enormous forces. One of the main effects of war, after all, is that people are discouraged from being characters." - Kurt Vonnegut

"An obstacle is not a discouragement. It may become one, but only with our own consent. So long as we refuse to be discouraged, we cannot be discouraged." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"If you get discouraged about a section of a novel, that can be more catastrophic than getting discouraged about an individual story." - Maggie Shipstead

"Lack of opportunity breeds dreams of escape. But professionals and managers who have invested in their careers do not leave the work force as frequently as discouraged workers in lower status occupations. Instead, they keep working, but they escape emotionally by defining achievement in professional, not company, terms. ... Thus, the potential for being stuck as career uncertainty grows takes its toll in weakening attachment to any particular employer." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

"What we men share is the experience of having been raised by women in a culture that stopped our fathers from being close enough to teach us how to be men, in a world in which men were discouraged from talking about our masculinity and questioning its roots and its mystique, in a world that glorified masculinity and gave us impossibly unachievable myths of masculine heroics, but no domestic models to teach us how to do it." - Frank Pittman

"Humility is the mother of all virtues; purity, charity and obedience. It is in being humble that our love becomes real, devoted and ardent. If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are. If you are blamed you will not be discouraged. If they call you a saint you will not put yourself on a pedestal." - Mother Teresa

"None of you can ever be proud enough of being the child of SUCH a Father who has not his equal in this world - so great, so good, so faultless. Try, all of you, to follow in his footsteps and don't be discouraged, for to be really in everything like him none of you, I am sure, will ever be. Try, therefore, to be like him in some points, and you will have acquired a great deal." - Queen Victoria

"There's also a way that you have of being precise but also allusive, that works well for me - it's something about the open-hearted way you frame your queries. Instead of feeling daunted or discouraged, I feel excited to give whatever it is a try. This takes a lot of editorial wisdom and confidence - to know just how to get the writer to take that extra chance." - George Saunders

"Being nice? He's being horny." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"You can be the one - in - a - million. Don't be discouraged by the odds to Succeed." - David Beckham

"Absolutely nothing will revitalize a discouraged church faster than rediscovering it's purpose." - Rick Warren

"We get discouraged sometimes when people look at surface only and neglect the message." - Dawn Angelique

"Successful people keep moving, even when they are discouraged and have made mistakes." - David Cottrell

"The bigger your obstacle, the bigger your future. Don't get discouraged, keep moving forward." - Joel Osteen

"Research and writing are lonely occupations. It is easy to become discouraged in solitary confinement." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"You can be the one - in - a - million. Do' be discouraged by the odds to Succeed." - David Beckham

"He who is discouraged after a failure is not a real artist." - Auguste Rodin

"The undeniably feeble-minded should, indeed, not only be discouraged but prevented from propagating their kind." - Margaret Sanger

"Don't be discouraged - every relationship you have is a failure, until you find the right one." - Gillian Flynn

"Young writers should be encouraged to write, and discouraged from thinking they are writers." - Wallace Stegner

"Teachers and administrators sleepwalk through their responsibilities, dulled and discouraged by the endless pressures and problems." - David Perkins

"If I'd been easily discouraged, I could have been a one-hit wonder" - Laurell K Hamilton

"Success is usually earned by persevering and not becoming discouraged when we encounter challenges." - James E Faust

"I don't get discouraged because of the comments. After all, they don't really know me." - Jay Park

"When we stumble don't get discouraged. Get up and Keep Trying." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem - he is challenged by it." - William Arthur Ward

"I never got discouraged for long, but we all got our butts kicked musically." - Jon Gordon

"Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience." - John Keats

"Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock." - Anonymous

"We want great men who, when fortune frowns, will not be discouraged." - Henry Knox

"The possibilities are endless, so never be discouraged by a setback, no matter how big." - Tommy Hilfiger

"Keep believing. You may be tired, discouraged, but don't give up on your future." - Joel Osteen

"If it were not for repentance and forgiveness, I would become discouraged and discontinue my labors." - J. Golden Kimball

"Be not discouraged. There is a future for you. . . . The resistance encountered now predicates hope. . ." - Frederick Douglass

"Be believing, be happy, don't get discouraged. Things will work out." - Gordon B Hinckley

"If I'd been easily discouraged, I could have been a one-hit wonder." - Laurell K Hamilton

"That was all a man needed: hope. It was lack of hope that discouraged a man." - Charles Bukowski

"Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man." - Rabindranath Tagore

"What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged." - Salma Hayek

"It's hard for women at my age in Hollywood, but I'm not discouraged." - Jane Fonda

"I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success." - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"I was discouraged at drama school, along with most of my peers." - Sigourney Weaver

"Many feel discouraged because they have not measured up to their potential." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"Everybody is going to have their critics. It's easy to get discouraged in life." - Joel Osteen

"Being silent isn't being strong, it's being a victim." - Jane Powell

"I'm tired of being tired of being tired of being." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish." - Billy Crystal

"Thousands of salespeople are pounding the pavements today, tired, discouraged and underpaid. Why? Because they are always thinking only of what they want. They don't realize that neither you nor I want to buy anything. If we did, we would go out and buy it. But both of us are eternally interested in solving our problems. And if salespeople can show us how their services or merchandise will help us solve our problems, they won't need to sell us. We'll buy. And customers like to feel that they are buying - not being sold." - Dale Carnegie

"I do like our young talent here, but it needs to get better. And we need some better veterans if we can go out and get them. We all get discouraged by losing. I sit there every game and see the little things that happen and you feel like they cost you games. But the reality is that we are still some time away from being what I hope we can be. And that's going to take some good decision-making on our part." - John Paxson

"I do what I believe the Lord did, and that is walk in love with all mankind, which I don't see a lot of Christians doing. Christians can be so judgmental, that it can turn off people who are considering converting. It makes me a little embarrassed, to tell you the truth, when I hear Christians criticizing others. I have to fight against being discouraged, because I don't want to be connected with people who are so intolerant of much of mankind like that. God loves us all. He really does. And I want to walk in love with people." - Tasha Smith

"I demand that the world be good, and lo, it obeys. I proclaim the world good, and facts range themselves to prove my proclamation overwhelmingly true. To what good I open the doors of my being, and jealously shut them against what is bad. Such is the force of this beautiful and willful conviction, it carries itself in the face of all opposition. I am never discouraged by absence of good. I never can be argued into hopelessness. Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend." - Helen Keller

"Around us, life bursts with miracles-a glass of water, a ray of sunshine, a leaf, a caterpillar, a flower, laughter, raindrops. If you live in awareness, it is easy to see miracles everywhere. Each human being is a multiplicity of miracles. Eyes that see thousands of colors, shapes, and forms; ears that hear a bee flying or a thunderclap; a brain that ponders a speck of dust as easily as the entire cosmos; a heart that beats in rhythm with the heartbeat of all beings. When we are tired and feel discouraged by life's daily struggles, we may not notice these miracles, but they are always there." - Nhat Hanh

"He was resentful against all those in authority over him, and this, combined with a lazy indifference toward his work, exasperated every master in school. He grew discouraged and imagined himself a pariah; took to sulking in corners and reading after lights. With a dread of being alone he attached a few friends, but since they were not among the elite of the school, he used them simply as mirrors of himself, audiences before which he might do that posing absolutely essential to him. He was unbearably lonely, desperately unhappy." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"At least being nuts is being somewhere." - Joanne Greenberg

"Being lost is worth the being found." - Neil Diamond

"... he preferred being stimulated to being bored." - Jane Heller

"Being poor doesn't mean being ordinary." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"Run from being good. Chase being great." - Chip Kelly

"Acting is about being real, being honest." - Kate Winslet

"Being patient does not mean being silent." - Xanana Gusmao

"Aim at being loved without being admired." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Being is only Being for Dasein" - Martin Heidegger

"Nothingness not being nothing, nothingness being emptiness." - Isabelle Adjani

"A human being is a deciding being." - Viktor E Frankl

"Don't confuse being stimulating with being blunt." - Barbara Walters

"Being is born of not being." - Laozi

"I like being absurd. Being silly." - Jimmy Fallon

"Being an American musician means being adventurous." - Michael Tilson Thomas

"Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged." - Thomas Edison

"Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged." - Thomas A Edison

"Not without design does God write the music of our lives. Be it ours to learn the time, and not be discouraged at the rests. If we say sadly to ourselves, "There is no music in a rest," let us not forget " there is the making of music in it." The making of music is often a slow and painful process in this life. How patiently God works to teach us! How long He waits for us to learn the lesson!" - John Ruskin

"Try to improve. Don't expect too much, but don't feel discouraged either; keep up your enthusiasm; you will make progress." - Dalai Lama

"The beginner should not be discouraged if he finds he does not have the prerequisites for reading the prerequisites." - Paul Halmos

"Stop living worried & discouraged. You have a Protector, Deliverer & Dream-Giver. No weapon formed against you can prosper." - Joel Osteen

"If you are discouraged it is a sign of pride, because it shows you trust in your own powers." - Mother Teresa

"Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working." - Oscar Wilde

"Do not lay things too much to heart. No one is ever really beaten unless he is discouraged." - John Lubbock

"The foolish undertake a trifling act, and soon desist, discouraged; wise men engage in mighty works, and persevere." - Magha

"When you struggle, you're going to be a little discouraged. But I never felt like I was overmatched." - Buster Posey

"Don't be discouraged if your children reject your advice. Years later they will offer it to their own offspring." - Anonymous

"If the wicked flourish and thou suffer, be not discouraged. They are fatted for destruction; thou art dieted for health." - Thomas Fuller

"Don't be discouraged by writer's block. Writer's block just means you need to listen to other music." - Ben Harper

"You know, most men would get discouraged by now. Fortunately for you, I am not most men!" - Pepe

"Nobody else can make us discouraged; it is a choice that we alone make when facing disappointments." - Charles Stanley

"Don't be discouraged by your incapacity to dispel darkness from the world. Light your little candle and step forward." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"God works according to the law of gradual growth, so don't be discouraged if your progress seems slow," - Joyce Meyer

"Don't get discouraged if you stumble at times. The first step to walking in righteousness is simply to try." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"If I read or listened to critics of our music. I'd have been discouraged a long time ago." - Graham Nash

"Life moves all too fast. When you feel weak, discouraged, depressed, or afraid, open the Book of Mormon and read." - Boyd K. Packer

"I have never seen the day when I was discouraged, as I could always see glorious blessings ahead." - Lorenzo Snow

"When happy, be kind. When angry, be kind. When hopeful, be kind. When discouraged, be kind. When ever, be kind." - Cory Booker

"We must never be discouraged or give way to anxiety. . . but ever have recourse to the adorable Heart of Jesus." - Margaret Mary Alacoque

"Do' get discouraged if you stumble at times. The first step to walking in righteousness is simply to try." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Do' be discouraged by the size of your network - inspire one person and you are doing good." - Guy Kawasaki

"I think America causes cancer, longevity is less important than fun, and young people should be discouraged from voting." - Bill Maher

"I thought this should be a travel show, because a lot of people with physical disabilities get discouraged." - Zach Anner

"Don't be discouraged by the size of your network - inspire one person and you are doing good." - Guy Kawasaki

"Don't be discouraged if your children reject your advice. Years later they will offer it to their own offspring." - Oscar Wilde

"No matter whether "I" feels victorious or defeated, elated or discouraged, these are mere phantoms compared to consciousness itself." - Deepak Chopra

"I am deeply discouraged by Catholic Bishops who say Catholics cannot support same sex marriage in our secular culture." - Anne Rice

"Rather than becoming discouraged, know that encountering a wall is proof of the progress that you have made so far." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Don't be discouraged if you think you're not a great writer because terrible writers are successful in Hollywood" - David Seltzer

"Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times." - Napoleon Hill

"I would also like to thank my father who discouraged me from playing the violin at an early age." - Paul Desmond

"I got well by talking. Death could not get a word in edgewise, grew discouraged, and traveled on." - Louise Erdrich

"Welding torches, cutting torches and any activity producing a flame outside is prohibited. Any open flame is discouraged." - John Glover

"If every conceivable precaution is taken at first, one is often too discouraged to proceed at all." - Archer John Porter Martin

"Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these." - James Whitcomb Riley

"What I learned with Cecil Taylor was strategy and survival and how to resist temptations and resist getting discouraged." - Steve Lacy

"If I read or listened to critics of our music, I'd have been discouraged a long time ago." - Graham Nash



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