Enter one or two keywords
to search these Encouraging Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on



Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Encouraging Quotes
Encouraging Quotes  |  Inspiration  |  Words of Encouragement  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

One of life's most painful moments comes when we must
by Merlin Olsen

One of life's most painful moments comes when we must
admit that we didn't do our homework,
that we are not prepared.
- Merlin Olsen

I was always the last one chosen for football games in Central Park.
- Merlin Olsen

I can ski out of my back door.
- Merlin Olsen

I just wanted to be an athlete.
- Merlin Olsen

 

Team doctors' jobs those days were to keep you on the field.
- Merlin Olsen

I probably played hurt a lot more times than I should have.
- Merlin Olsen

It took me a while to realize that basketball wasn't football.
- Merlin Olsen

Please sign up for my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email using the form below.
Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

I bet I made close to 20 tackles because nobody on
either side knew what they were doing.
- Merlin Olsen

Our whole philosophy was to intimidate the quarterback.
We were able to do it.
We were pioneers.
People still recognize us as, maybe,
the best defensive line of all time.
- Merlin Olsen

When a man lies, he murders some part of the world.
- Merlin Olsen

After a few games I knew I was going to be able to compete.
The idea of being a star never crossed my mind.
- Merlin Olsen

You are the land.
The land is you.
- Merlin Olsen

Nobody cared about swimming.
You could draw a crowd for basketball.
- Merlin Olsen

I was captain and should have set the example.
I would lift a minimum of weights.
Mine was natural physical strength.
I always thought quickness and agility were much more important.
- Merlin Olsen

Most exciting for me was to make the Pro Bowl in 14 of 15 years.
- Merlin Olsen

I've caught fish as big as I am.
I've caught marlin close to 300 pounds.
- Merlin Olsen

The basketball coach cut me within two days,
so I was back in the pool.
I was the first one in the wall after the first 25 yards,
but the last one out because I didn't have a flip turn.
- Merlin Olsen

Our coach was absolutely out of his head.
He must have read Bear Bryant's book.
We had 78 players out.
The first day 35 quit.
Twenty quit the second day.
We ended with 17 players.
It was depressing.
- Merlin Olsen

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must let go of the life we have planned,
so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
- Joseph Campbell

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth;
not going all the way, and not starting.
- The Buddha

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

The glow of one warm thought
is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily.
Not to dare is to lose oneself.
- Soren Kierkegaard

This time, like all times, is a very good one,
if we but know what to do with it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous


Thank you for visiting: One of life's most painful moments comes when we must by Merlin Olsen.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Encouraging Quotes.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Encouraging Quotes




Read about our terms of use, copyright, contact information, and more.