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discouragement Quotes

22 of the best book quotes about discouragement
  1. #1
    “Confident that he was clever, resourceful, and bold enough to escape any predicament, he was almost incapable of discouragement. When history carried him into war, this resilient optimism would define him.”
  2. #2
    “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”
  3. #3
    “Poor ugly creature, how gladly he would have lived even with the ducks had they only given him encouragement.”
  4. #4
    “She had learned that when people were bent on doing something they believed was a good deed, it was usually impossible to dissuade them.”
  5. #5
    “They were beaten to start with. They were beaten when they took them from their farms and put them in the army.”
  6. #6
    “I’m not brave any more darling. I’m all broken. They’ve broken me.”
  7. #7
    “The lower you are, the higher your mind will want to soar.”
  1. #8
    “He would like to show his drawings to his dad, but he didn’t dare. When he was in first grade, he had told his dad that he wanted to be an artist when he grew up. He’d thought his dad would be pleased. He wasn’t.”
  2. #9
    “Jurgis had first come to the stockyards he had been as clean as any workingman could well be. But later on, what with sickness and cold and hunger and discouragement, and the filthiness of his work, and the vermin in his home, he had given up washing in winter, and in summer only as much of him as would go into a basin. He had had a shower bath in jail, but nothing since—and now he would have a swim!”
  3. #10
    I believe and I doubt, I hope and get discouraged, I love and I hate, I feel bad about feeling good, I feel guilty about not feeling guilty. I am trusting and suspicious. I am honest and I still play games.
  4. #11
    “Do not be discouraged by the resistance you will encounter from your human nature; you must go against your human inclinations. ”
  5. #12
    “There are days when the close attention I must give to details chafes my spirit, and the thought that I must spend hours reading a few chapters, while in the world without other girls are laughing and singing and dancing, makes me rebellious; but soon I recover my buoyancy and laugh the discontent out of my heart.”
  6. #13
    “There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.”
  7. #14
    “I teach because it is the only thing that an educated black man can do in the South today. I don’t like it; I hate it.”

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  1. #15
    “Remember, you become what you think. Think discouraging thoughts, and you’ll get discouraged.”
  2. #16
    “Societal conditioning discourages telling the truth to those perceived to be in higher positions.”
  3. #17
    “Except when you don’t. Because, sometimes, you won’t.”
  4. #18
    “If happiness is determined by our thoughts it is necessary to drive off the thoughts which make for depression and discouragement.”
  5. #19
    “It’s okay to be discouraged. It’s not okay to quit. To know you want to quit but to plant your feet and keep inching closer until you take the impenetrable fortress you’ve decided to lay siege to in your own life—that’s persistence.”
  6. #20
    “It was only vanity and discouragement that sometimes made me feel alone with my endless love, but now that I was taking one of the risks my heart had urged upon me I could also feel I was not alone.”
  7. #21
    “It was only vanity and discouragement that sometimes made me feel alone with my endless love, but now that I was taking one of the risks my heart had urged upon me I could also feel I was not alone.”
  8. #22
    “I have still never met anyone as neatly or severely bifurcated as he: someone who could be so utterly confident in some realms and so utterly despondent in others.”