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"We all get discouraged." - Richard G Scott

"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

"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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"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

"A man of sense is never discouraged by difficulties; he redoubles his industry and his diligence, he perseveres and infallibly prevails at last." - William James

"Don't ever be discouraged with yourself because you have not arrived at success, but instead be pleased that you are pressing toward it." - Joyce Meyer

"We can get excited by thinking about what all we have or can have, OR we can get discouraged by thinking about what all we don't have." - Joyce Meyer

"Writing is such a solitary thing, so its nice, when Im discouraged, to see people still have such faith in fiction." - Robert Boswell

"Too often [the Church] is weighted down and burdened with the sins and failings of her children; too often she appears disfigured and discouraged." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"I plead with you-never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid." - Pope John Paul Ii

"...the little man's total obliviousness to all forms of danger somehow made danger so discouraged that it gave up and went away." - Terry Pratchett

"It's best to have your tools with you. If you don't, you're apt to find something you didn't expect and get discouraged." - Stephen King

"The one conclusive argument that has at all times discouraged people from drinking a poison is not that it kills but rather that it tastes bad." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Assurance and intrepidity, under the white banner of seeming modesty, clear the way to merit that would otherwise be discouraged by difficulties." - Lord Chesterfield

"Never be discouraged because good things get on so slowly here; and never fail daily to do that good which lies next to your hand." - George Macdonald

"Well, as a general remark, I would say that I was discouraged by the physical and economic conditions in continental Europe after the war." - David Bruce

"Every champion has discovered that pain is seasonal. It will pass... Don't be discouraged by it. A New Day is about to dawn in your life!" - Mike Murdock

"If you take pride in your attainment or become discouraged because of your idealistic effort, your practice will confine you by a thick wall." - Shunryu Suzuki

"By starving emotions we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped; by repressing them we become literal, reformatory and holier-than-thou; encouraged, they perfume life; discouraged, they poison it." - Joseph Collins

"I tried to write worse but it was no good; my generalizations came out as before, each more exquisite than the last. I grew discouraged." - Peter De Vries

"When you get discouraged or depressed, try changing your attitude from negative to positive and see how life can change for you." - Franco Harris

"Never be discouraged, because every wrong turn attempt, when left behind you, is another step forward taking you closer to your goals." - Thomas A Edison

"I have thought many times since that if poets when they get discouraged would blow their brains out, they could write very much better when they got well." - Mark Twain

"Don't get discouraged because there's a lot of mechanical work to writing. I rewrote the first part of Farewell to Arms at least fifty times." - Ernest Hemingway

"Brain tumor survivors: don't become hopelessly discouraged if you are experiencing deficits. You in a war and you are bound to have a few battle wounds." - Rachel Grady

"Don't be discouraged, but know that suffering produces perseverance, perseverance brings character, and character brings hope, and this is a hope which will not disappoint us." - Jon Foreman

"Sometimes we are saddened by the weight of our sins. May we not be discouraged. Christ has come to lift this burden and give us peace." - Pope Francis

"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

"It's not like you get up on stage and you're immediately a genius. It takes a long time. So, don't be discouraged." - Bill Hader

"Jesus showed patience and love to all who came to Him seeking relief for their physical, emotional, or spiritual illnesses and who felt discouraged and downtrodden." - Ulisses Soares

"Fortunately for us and our world, young people are not easily discouraged. The hopes of the world rest on the fresh outlook of young people" - Dwight D Eisenhower

"[Some people think] that storytelling is telling jokes. So they have to be discouraged! Then others think that storytelling-is like an encounter group . . ." - Doris Lessing

"If you look to others you will be distracted; if you look to yourselves you will be discouraged; but if you look to Christ you'll be delighted." - Warren W. Wiersbe

"African American boys oftentimes fall behind in school early, start feeling discouraged, check out, drop out, end up on the streets and then get into trouble." - Barack Obama

"We are called upon to help the discouraged beggars in life's marketplace. But one day we must come to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Running a boat isn't that hard. Just takes doing. Most or all women I ever knew were discouraged from running boats, but it was too late with me." - Diane Wilson

"If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward." - Thomas Edison

"Show me a community or a country where all the minor vices are discouraged and I will show you one bereft of major virtues." - Heywood Broun

"Those who have not distinguished themselves at school need not on that account be discouraged. the greatest minds do not necessarily ripen the quickest." - John Lubbock

"Be not discouraged. There is a future for you.... The resistance encountered now predicates hope.... Only as we rise... do we encounter opposition." - Frederick Douglass

"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

"You need never be discouraged or afraid. The way through difficulties has always been prepared for you, and you will find it if you exercise faith." - Henry B Eyring

"History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats." - B C Forbes

"If my parents had discouraged me, I would have turned out very differently. They raised me in an open-minded, liberal environment." - Tom Ford

"We must be careful, as we seek to become more and more godlike, that we do not become discouraged and lose hope." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Writing is such a solitary thing, so it's nice, when I'm discouraged, to see people still have such faith in fiction." - Robert Boswell

"A balanced person will get depressed, discouraged, frustrated and angry sometimes, but doesn't direct it towards anybody else. If they do, they quickly realize they made a mistake." - Frederick Lenz

"Don't be discouraged. At times the path to truth is circuitous. The point is not to succeed, only to smile eternally." - Frederick Lenz

"Be sensitive to the needs of those around you. Live as a healer. Lift the fallen, restore the broken, and encourage the discouraged." - Joel Osteen

"If you can't feel grateful, if you're discouraged or depressed, then think of the fact that things could be a lot worse than they are." - Frederick Lenz

"A surgeon is surrounded by people who are sick, discouraged, afraid, embittered, dying - but also courageous, loving, wise, compassionate and alive." - Bernie Siegel

"As children, my siblings and I were actively discouraged from acting. I have no memories of going on set with my parents - aside from 'Gulliver's Travels.'" - Tom Sturridge

"Don't be discouraged if the answer to your prayer does not come immediately. Study, ponder, and pray, sincerely having faith, and live the commandments." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying." - John Burroughs



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