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Encouraging Quotes

Updated on March 16, 2015

Encouraging Quotes and Sayings

I have tried my best to collect some all time greatest encouraging quotes. I can't really say if I did well or not, but I am sure that these quotes will give at least some encouragement to the ones losing heart and hopes. Please give your feedback by commenting.



When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.
Unknown Author


Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.
Henry Ford


Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Japanese Proverb


It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer.
Albert Einstein


Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't, I give myself reasons why I can.
Unknown Author


Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
Dale Carnegie


Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.
Les Brown


Do we quit playing because we grow old,
or do we grow old because we quit playing?
Unknown Author


The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.
George Patton


I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Albert Einstein


Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Henry Ford


One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better.
Col. Harland Sanders


All my successes have been built on my failures.
Benjamin Disraeli


If I keep a green bough in my heart, the singing bird will come.
Chinese Proverb


Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.
Napoleon Hill


Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon


Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe


You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C. S. Lewis


Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Conrad Hilton


Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don't listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
Sidney Sheldon


Just do what you do best.
Red Auerbach


You can also read some quotes about dreams here.

Some More Encouragiong Quotes

So, a few more encouraging quotes so that you never ever even think of giving up!


Never, never, never give up!
Winston Churchill


Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr


Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather


Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
Edward Harriman


Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
William Eardley, IV


Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
Dan Rather


Energy and persistence conquer all things.
Benjamin Franklin


Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso


If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average.
M.H. Alderson


Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln


If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you.
Unknown Author


Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
George Edward Woodberry


Success has made failures of many men.
Cindy Adams


Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt


Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
Arthur Ashe


With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Marcus Garvey


If you dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney


Put your future in good hands – your own.
Unknown Author


Winners never quit and quitters never win.
Vince Lombardi


If I set for myself a task, be it so trifling, I shall see it through. How else shall I have confidence in myself to do important things?
George Clason


The best way to predict your future is to create it!
Old Chinese Proverb


Goals are dreams with deadlines.
Diana Scharf Hunt


My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
Ronald Reagan


Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings.
C.D. Jackson


Make your life a mission-not an intermission.
Arnold H. Glasgow



There were other great quotes I could have included here but decided against it. As you should stop reading now and start working towards your goal. Do share your thoughts by commenting below!


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      5 years ago

      they are great and good and i feel good and encourged after reading them thanks in advance

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      dawntamock 5 years ago

      Luv your quotes helped me to help others to stay encouraged thanks a bunch!!!

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      PRASHANT PANDEY 5 years ago

      Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't, I give myself reasons why I can...........TOUCHED MA HEART...!

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      Shahzaib 5 years ago

      Excellent quotes.. I am happy to say that the time I spent reading these quotes wasn't wasted.. Thanks :)

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      Aryna 5 years ago

      Seems like I've spent my time on valuable things by reading these compilation quotes of you! I'll never forget to come back here looking for wonderful words!

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      Tchung 5 years ago

      Life will always knock you over, that is a well-known fact. The only question is: Will you get back up?

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      htodd 6 years ago from United States

      Nice quotes..Thanks

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      Jenny 6 years ago

      When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place." Feeling discouraged today so Im just this to motivate me!

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      billybobjoe 6 years ago

      these are amazing, i especially liked the one that says;

      If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you.

      Unknown Author

      thank you

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      sase 6 years ago

      thank for the encouragemnt

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      Claudzen 6 years ago

      wow.!! this is amazing..! i really really like this.. :) this work of yours really encourage me.. this is my first time to stop by in hub.. i'm going to bookmark this so that whenever i feel lack of encouragement i'll just read this and be back to my full self :) here's the quote i particularly like "Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.

      William Eardley, IV" but of course all of them are wonderful :)

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      China218 6 years ago

      Just quit smoking and let me tell ya ....these really helped.

      Thank you.

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      snow 6 years ago

      so great , thanks you

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      Bell 6 years ago

      Wow! Those are amazing! I got like 10 of them! Guess what time it is? Time to update my status(:

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      Priscilla B. 6 years ago

      Awesome, Awesome Awesome..... and totally appreciated!!!!

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      dingskie87 6 years ago

      after reading all your post quotes yet, it is the source of weakling hearth.

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      kiki Ramagaga 6 years ago

      Thanks for the uplifting quotes

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Good to see your comment Maryam. Sidney is rite there and I just checked out those lovely hope quotes on your blog.

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      MaryamK 6 years ago

      I really like this hub, i'll definitely be following to check the other quote hubs. I also put quotes on my blog so I'll be thinking of putting one of these up there.

      I particularly like this one:

      "Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don't listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself."

      Sidney Sheldon

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      Fiddy Bull 6 years ago

      Atleast i can move on after i read these inspiring quotes,thanks alot.

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      Binay 6 years ago

      Encouraging and nice compilation. I liked many but wud like to mention.

      Life doesn't require that we be the best, only that we try our best.

      Looking fr more

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      sylvia 6 years ago

      this quotes are so inspiring

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      hennessy 6 years ago

      nice

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      iloka sammy 6 years ago

      i love those quote they are really encouraging ..

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      qwidjib0 6 years ago from IL

      Very encouraging. Thanks!

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Great, which one did you post on FB?

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      Edoka Writes 6 years ago

      Thanks! I just posted one on FB!

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks Piper!

      Sensu0s, that is an honor for this hub.

      Thanks for the appreciation! :)

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      sensu0s 6 years ago

      This is the first hub I am reading after a years long break from hubpages and sincerely speaking I just loved it.

      Really appreciate your efforts of compiling and shortlisting such motivating and useful quotes.

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      Piper- 6 years ago

      If you like quotes you should check out my blog sometime. I have a list of quotes of myself, that is, quotes of things I myself said or wrote in which I felt were worth taking note of or sharing. Either due to their wise, funny, or peculiar nature. A lot of them were epiphanies. When I feel inspired to, I will also write a hub.

      Sat Nam, **(-_-)**

      Piper

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks Carrie!! :)

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      carrieannmarie 6 years ago from Waterloo, Ia, USA

      Great compilation....you have many of my favs.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Kookoo, this one is pure gold. Einstein has shared his secret of success. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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      kookoo88 6 years ago from Cripple Creek

      I love these, especially - "It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."

      Albert Einstein

      This is how I get most things done in my life. It's how I find things when everyone else tells me they've been stolen by goblins too. ;)

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Living-n-Grace, that is an interesting news. Would you like to share the name of that book?

      Personally I find quotes very encouraging and a great source of inspiration. I am sure that book of yours must have helped those women.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Good to hear that rodrigur!!

      And the quote you mentioned is based on reality so it is a great one. Simple but true!

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks Susie!!

      It is always a good idea to use relevant ones in your letters and in essays/stories also.

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      Living-n-Grace 6 years ago from Virginia, USA

      I love that you have taken the time to gather these in one place ... I hope you continue to do so. I am one of those people who have inspiring and thought provoking sayings & quotes all over the place. In fact, about 15 or so years ago a friend and I published a little book for women who were going thru some sort of crisis (we both worked at a crisis center at the time!) ... so, thanks!

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      rodrigur2 6 years ago

      thank you for these inspirational quotes, I'll have to keep this list for motivation. ...my favorite quote: Pablo Picaso's!

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      SUSIE405 6 years ago from Delray Beach, Florida

      Great quotes. I like to use quotes in my letters and emails.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks Cam! I like them for similar reasons. :)

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks tcfsu! I appreciate your comment.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Welcome Leann, Glad you liked the collection.

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      Cam Anju 6 years ago from Stoughton, Wisconsin

      Wonderful quote choices. I love quotes because they always inspire me, or some make me laugh. Quotes are great pick me ups! :)

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      tcfsu 6 years ago from Tallahassee, Florida

      These really are encouraging! I wrote some down for later use! Great job :)

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      Leann Zarah 6 years ago

      Thanks for this impressive collection of quotes. :)

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Ashantina, thanks a lot for this lovely comment.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thank you tvpuram for stopping by!

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      Ashantina 6 years ago

      Great pick me ups!! Must bookmark this page if I'm lacking lustre :)

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      tvpuram 6 years ago from India

      Nice effort. I also like quotes. I usually follow the message, not the author. But have an instinct to develop my own. See my F/B status

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks Arthur!

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      arthurchappell 6 years ago from Manchester, England

      excellent selection of quotations - cheers

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Welcome Jamie! All these wonderful comments posted above are motivating me to write more hubs on quotes!!!

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      Jamie Brock 6 years ago from Texas

      I love these quotes, thank you so much for sharing these. We can all use some encouragement now and again :0)

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      PSG, thank you for visiting. I am glad you liked my collection of quotes. :)

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      PSG 6 years ago from San Gerardo, Costa Rica

      Thank you for the above. I am going to bookmark it and refer back when I need some motivation.Thanks again!!!

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      This was an encouraging comment chspublish. Such comments keep me going. Thank you for visiting.

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      chspublish 6 years ago from Ireland

      A great collection to dip in and out of. And today I really dipped in and felt good. Thanks for the words. I'm memorising some. They mean a lot. Thanks.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      I guess he was right! :)

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      CreateHubpages 6 years ago

      My boss told me once: Life is too short to be moody :D

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      Thanks SG!!

      I am sure this hub will provide you with the required inspiration.

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      Spacey Gracey 6 years ago from Essex, UK

      What a lovely hub - I will try to remember to come back to it when I am lacking inspiration - thanks.

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      Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

      True, thanks hubpageswriter.

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      hubpageswriter 6 years ago

      Great, awesome quotes to live by.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Glad you liked it MH!

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      MiseryHinata 7 years ago

      Beautiful, great hub, thanks for sharing :) these are very inspirational and I'll keep them in mind during my travels through life

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      That is a good one Deborah! Thank you for stopping by and commenting.

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      Deborah Waring 7 years ago from Lancashire U.K.

      Great to know where I can come for mental motivation.

      Your hub has inspired me to write my own quote:

      "My Mind Is Made Up Of All That Matters To Me:)"

      Deborah Waring

      Thanks Ultimate Hubber

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      And I find your comment quite encouraging. Thanks cwarden! :)

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      cwarden 7 years ago from USA

      This is such a great collection. thank you for putting them all together for us. Reading them together, one after the other, does more to motivate me. I guess I need it drilled into my head sometimes! Thanks again!

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      amsmoving, your comment just gave me encouragement to create more hubs like this one. I'll take your comment as an encouraging quote for myself. Thanks!

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      amsmoving 7 years ago

      Thank you for this post, after reading this page I have an innumerous amount of gained encouragement. I believe that we need more encouraging hubpages likes these so that we can help each other accomplish his/her goals in life. I hope to read more from you in the future, thanks again for the post.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Thanks giwrgos!

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      giwrgos12 7 years ago from San Diego

      I like your quotes.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      So glad you liked these! Thanks Lex!

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      lex123 7 years ago

      These encouraging quotes are really fantastic. Thanks for compiling them and presenting to us.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Thanks D Virtual Doctor for this wonderful comment and liking my hub!!

      The war one attracts me a lot and I haven't forgotten about it since I read this quote for the first time.

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      Funom Theophilus Makama 7 years ago from Europe

      this is unbelievable. Such hubs are invaluable and are what make this community a world class article directory. Great job and looking forward to read more of this....

      amongst the ones I like are:

      The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.

      George Patton; and

      Do we quit playing because we grow old,

      or do we grow old because we quit playing?

      Unknown Author

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      thx Pan!

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      April 7 years ago from Columbus,Ga

      Like your hub

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Thanks, Kungfu Kid!

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      kungfukid 7 years ago from Los Angeles, California

      excellent inspirational quotes. I Love a good quote.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Thanks Nikitha, DJ!

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Vinnz, good to hear that. I don't have a hub on psalm quotes yet. Do tell me if you create one on the topic.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      LOL!

      Thanks Shane! And same goes for your weekend! :)

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      DJ6ual 7 years ago from Pittsburgh, PA

      Very nice...

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      vinnz21 7 years ago from Philippines now in California

      I like you too nikiha, :-)

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      nikitha p 7 years ago from India

      Great hub! I liked it.

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      vinnz21 7 years ago from Philippines now in California

      LOL, we have the same choice, I want also to create hub like this but I think, you are compiling all qoutes here, anyway did you includes some famous psalm insirational qoutes?

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      Shane Belceto 7 years ago from WA USA

      lol me too .. well then will keep my ears open for what you toss up next ... smiles

      Have a Terrific Weekend!

      ~Expect Miracles

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Shane, I don't know for sure, I have a few draft hubs in "my account".

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Neol, you are rite about wisdom. Thanks!

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      Shane Belceto 7 years ago from WA USA

      Quite welcome and yes he was

      So what you working on next for us to enjoy?

      ~Expect Miracles

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      noel blake 7 years ago

      Loved your quotes. You have reminded me of the power of a few well chosen words. Randolph Churchill said "Ulster will fight and Ulster will be right", and resigned a country to civil unrest that lasted many decades. Encouragement must be tempered with wisdom.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Churchill is rite! Never giving up is the path that leads to success! Glad you liked the collection, thanks for stopping by Shane!

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      Shane Belceto 7 years ago from WA USA

      Terrific collection .. I sence a strength and pursistence theme here smiles. And you got the one I live by from Walt .. more smiles Like Churchhills one too and just think that was his entire speeach once ... wow!

      ~Expect Miracles

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      I often have a status of my favorite quotes. Glad that you commented Dawn.

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      Dawn71 7 years ago from UK

      Great quotes! Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you'll land among the stars is my favourite, my fb status for today! Thanks!

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      Artoflegendindia 7 years ago

      Nice hub. Your quote is really encouraging me.

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      Hope your relative can fight it with courage.Best of luck!