Quotes: discouraged

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  • John Burroughs
    John Burroughs
    American writer 1837-1921
    John Burroughs
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    A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying.
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
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    A surgeon is surrounded by people who are sick, discouraged, afraid, embittered, dying - but also courageous, loving, wise, compassionate and alive.
  • Aim to write for an hour per day. I used to be a teacher, and an hour a day before school was all it took for me to write my first book. Don't get discouraged if a holiday or illness interrupts your writing habit. Just start it up again.
  • As a writer, you can't allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected, either by agents or publishers. You absolutely must plow forward.
  • Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Frantic administration of panaceas to the world is certainly discouraged by the reflection that this present might be the world's last night; sober work for the future, within the limits of ordinary morality and prudence, is not.
    Source: The Worlds Last Night (1952)
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
  • If every conceivable precaution is taken at first, one is often too discouraged to proceed at all.
  • Bill Griffith
    Bill Griffith
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    She encouraged any artistic impulse I had, and my father discouraged any artistic impulse I had. They took out their problems with each other on me and my sister.
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale Carnegie
    American writer and lecturer 1888-1955
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    You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
    Thomas Alva Edison
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    I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. that's not the place to become discouraged.
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