It doesn't matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it's important to realize that whatever you're doing, it's your first attempt at it."
"Risk more than others think is safe.
Care more than others think is wise.
Dream more than others think is practical.
Expect more than others think is possible."
"A friend encourages us when we doubt ourselves."
Nine tenths of education is encouragement.
"Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't,
I give myself reasons why I can."
"If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces,
never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.
"The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance.
Remember, the greatest failure is to not try.
Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it."
"Correction does much, but encouragement does more."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Are your words encouraging?"
"Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often
a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise."