Quotes of Discourage

“ There's a pang in all rejoicing, And a joy in the heart of pain; And the wind that saddens, the sea that gladdens, Are singing the selfsame strain. ”

- Bayard Taylor

“ Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was. ”

- Richard L. Evans

“ I discourage a cult of personality. ”

- Newt Gingrich

“ This mournful truth is everywhere confessed, slow rises worth by poverty depressed. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many. ”

- Adam Ferguson

“ Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions. ”

- Saki

“ Never, never listen to anybody that try to discourage you. ”

- Mariah Carey

“ A country survives its legislation. That truth should not comfort the conservative nor depress the radical. For it means that public policy can enlarge its scope and increase its audacity, can try big experiments without trembling too much over the result… ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ And I, of ladies most deject and wretched, That sucked the honey of his music vows, Now see that noble and most sovereign reason Like sweet bells jangled, out of time and harsh, That unmatched form and feature of blown youth Blasted with ecstasy. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The size of the universe depresses many people, but not me, I'm delighted at it. ”

- Alan Watts

“ Fear imprisons, faith liberates; fear paralyzes, faith empowers; fear disheartens, faith encourages; fear sickens, faith heals; fear makes useless, faith makes serviceable. ”

- Harry Emerson Fosdick

“ A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods. ”

- Maurice Maeterlinck

“ This is another day! Are its eyes blurred With maudlin grief for any wasted past? A thousand thousand failures shall not daunt! Let dust clasp dust, death, death; I am alive! ”

- Don Marquis

“ No one has a prosperity so high and firm that two or three words can't dishearten it. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Bring poppies for a weary mind, that saddens in a senseless din. ”

- William Winter

“ The overwhelming pressure of mediocrity, sluggish and indomitable as a glacier, will mitigate the most violent, and depress the most exalted revolution. ”

- T. S. Eliot

“ You're telling me I have a gift for the pathetic. I have no idea where my pathetic nature comes from. If I thought about it too long, it would depress me. ”

- Steve Carell

“ Slavery discourages arts and manufactures. ”

- George Mason

“ Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity. ”

- Robert Evans

“ Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. ”

- William Ellery Channing

“ If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ Never discourage anyone…who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. ”

- Plato

“ Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ The problem most people have with resisting temptation is that they never really want to discourage it altogether. ”

- Steve Martini

“ It should not discourage us if our kindness is unacknowledged; it has its influence still. ”

- Unknown

“ Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ This is for all of you out there tonight, reaching for a dream - don't ever give up! Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me! ”

- Mariah Carey

“ Let us not unman each other; part at once; all farewells should be sudden, when forever. ”

- Lord Byron

“ German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business. Inflexible rules, enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy, discourage entrepreneurship. ”

- Suzanne Fields

“ I don't think you can look for love. All you can do is get yourself in a situation where you don't discourage something that may be rather nice. ”

- Linda Ronstadt
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