Words of Encouragement

Words and language have a profound influence on our lives. However, it is those words that we hear when we feel sad or demotivated that are the most encouraging. For example, Franklin D. Roosevelt, conveyed the following message, using a bit of satire:

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”

So, when it comes to facing challenges, sometimes defeat can serve us better than winning. Never stop pursuing your dreams, even if discouragement seems to be pressing at your heels. If you are fighting a blustery breeze, keep on going. Whether you find encouragement in another person’s words or your own positive affirmations, the following proverb seems to say it all:

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