Words of Encouragement & Support


Words of encouragement can brighten somebody’s day and help them get through a hard time.
Whether you send a hand-written letter, a quick e-card or even just post a quote on a friend’s Facebook wall, you can be a wonderful source of encouragement just be letting somebody know that you are thinking of them today.

Five Easy Ways to Encourage Somebody Today

  • Send them a E-Card
  • Offer to take them out to lunch and be a good listener
  • Give them a handmade or personalized gift
  • Write a letter or a special message in a card
  • Send them a song, movie or CD that you know will be inspiring for them

Here is a list of quotes that may just provide the perfect message to send.

Inspiring Quotes and Words of Encouragement

“Once you choose hope, anything is possible.”

~Christopher Reeve

“Oh, my friend it’s not what they take away from you that counts, it’s what you do with what you have left.”
~Hubert Humphrey

“Hope is that thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.”
~Emily Dickinson

“If one truly has lost hope, one would not be on hand to say so.”
~Eric Bentley

“Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.”
~Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”

“When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.”
~Lee Ann Womack

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”
~Joseph Campbell

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief and unspeakable love.”
~Washington Irving

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”
~Richard Bach

“Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.”
~Emily Kimbrough

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”
~Japanese Proverb

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
~Winston Churchill

“The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning. ”
~Ivy Baker Priest

“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. ”
~Flavia Weedn

“We cannot direct the wind but we can adjust the sails.”
~Author Unknown

“Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them.”
~Hugh Miller

“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!”
~ Dr. Seuss

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of all the beauty that still remains.”
~Anne Frank

“Weeping is perhaps the most human and universal of relief measures.”
~Karl Menninger