Quotes by discourage
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William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
Death is really a great blessing for humanity, without it there could be no real progress. People who lived for ever would not only hamper and discourage the young, but they would themselves lack sufficient stimulus to be creative.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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.
American journalist 1960-
Because appearing to be fair is part of being fair, most mainstream news organizations discourage marching for causes, displaying political bumper stickers or giving cash to candidates.
British writer, pen name of Hugh Munro 1870-1916
Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
China's one-child policy was born in 1980, after years of less severe measures to discourage births. The Communist Party promised that the policy would be temporary.
American statesman 1809-1865
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.
English writer 1709-1784
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
American journalist 1960-
Even with good maps, there's no guarantee that the public will get the word about landslide hazards, or that state and local governments will take action to discourage or prevent building in dangerous areas.
American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
I want to discourage you from choosing anything or making any decision simply because it is safe. Things of value seldom are.
American president 1872-1933
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.
English author 1847-1916
Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insuperable.
American cartoonist and illustrator 1951-
There's something exciting about weekly strips in that you're following the way the story reveals itself to the writer week by week. All the possible directions it could have taken are there; it's a kind of participatory reading that I think books discourage.
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