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Motivational Thoughts on Discouragement



What is the test of human character? It is probably this: that man will know how to be patient in the midst of hard circumstance, and can continue to be personally effective while living through whatever discouragements beset him and his companions.
-- Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall

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

Never be unreceptive to facts, however discouraging, disappointing, or injurious to your personal welfare they may appear to be.
-- Erwin W. Schell

Whether or not we realize it each of us has within us the ability to set some kind of example for people. Knowing this would you rather be the one known for being the one who encouraged others, or the one who inadvertently discouraged those around you?
-- Josh Hinds

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
-- Noel Coward

Blowing out another's candle will not make yours shine brighter.
-- Unknown Author

The difference between an amateur and a professional is that an amateur gives up when encountering difficulties and a professional speeds up.
-- Unknown Author

Don't give up when you still have something to give. Nothing is really over until the moment you stop trying.
-- Brian Dyson





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