A list of encouragement quotes and words of encouragement for when you or a friend need a lift in spirit.
It’s ok to not feel ok, right? We, as human beings, all have bad days.
Sometimes it’s us, sometimes it’s a friend or a loved one.
During difficult times in life, I found short empowering quotes sometimes more impactful than lengthy pep talks.
So if your friend is having a hard time, or if your bad day is lasting longer than expected, here is a list of mood-lifting words of encouragement and quotes to bring some light.
33 Encouragement quotes to lift your spirits
A quote to keep holding on
Hold on, pain ends.
Words of encouragement to see good in the dark
If you stumble, make it part of the dance.
Bad days are often just bad moments
Storms don’t last forever.
A quote to see struggles as challenges
Whatever you are going through is making you stronger.
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A cheerful quote for a friend or yourself
You got this.
An inspirational quote for when fear is holding you back
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. – George Addair
Be the one who outlasts hard times
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
– Dr. Robert Schuller
The toughest challenges are meant for the toughest souls
To be the best, you must be able to handle the worst.
– Wilson Kanadi
It’s not about never failing, it’s about getting back up
If you fall, learn to get back up gracefully.
A quote of encouragement from Oprah
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
– Oprah Winfrey
The fastest way to walk out of darkness
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
You are doing a good job taking baby steps
Going slow doesn’t kill you. Standing still does.
You can always choose the bright side
Happiness is a choice.
Cry hard, bounce back harder
Life is too short for tears.
No mistakes can define your worthiness
Never let a small setback ruin your future.
You are that shiny rockstar
People throw rocks at things that shine.
– Taylor Swift
Pain is part of the growth
You can’t see the gold within without breaking yourself into pieces.
The most courageous man always get back up
Courage is “I will try again”.
You don’t come this far just to come this far
Remember how far you’ve come.
You are your strongest ally
You need you, more than you need them.
An encouraging quote to see things from a positive perspective
Instead of asking “why this happened to me?” , think about “what can I learn from this?”
A fierce and badass quote from Cardi B
I’m an emotional gangster. I cry once every month.
– Cardi B
Falling is the proof of you moving forward
If everything seems under control, you are not going fast enough.
– Mario Andretti
Make your setback part of the process, not the end
Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
Words of wisdom from Winnie the Pooh
The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops. Eventually.
– Winnie the Pooh
A cheer up quote for a friend or family
Everything will be alright.
Pick yourself up and keep going
Just say YIKES and move on.
Don’t let your feelings drag you down
You are bigger than your emotions.
You’ve survived the worst part
Sometimes you have to go through hard times to get to the good stuff.
– Abby Wambach
You always have a choice
Focus on the good.
Tomorrow is another fresh, new and good day
Even the darkest nights will end. And the sun will rise again.
A quote for when someone does you wrong
The best revenge is massive success.
– Frank Sinatra
Take your time to grow and prosper
Good things take time.
So there you have it. I hope these words of encouragement can help you or your friends see the strength in you. You are stronger than you think you are.
Share the list of encouragement quotes to them on social media to make them smile again.
Until next time.