44 Encouragement Quotes To Cheer Someone Up

A list of encouragement quotes and words of encouragement for when you or a friend need a lift in spirit.

We all need a lift at some point. When we are uncertain, worried, or frustrated, a comforting word can mean a lot. Words of encouragement are not there to solve our problems, nor are they supposed to be. But they are proof that we are not alone.

Encouragement is like verbal sunshine. It costs nothing. It warms hearts and enriches lives.

Face to face, a hug can heal a broken heart. But when we are not by the side of our friends and loved ones, we need the right word to express our care. So here is a list of words of encouragement or encouraging quotes for friends, or for yourself. 

Mood-lifting words of encouragements

Table of content

  • Encouragement quotes to boost confidence
  • Comforting words of encouragements
  • Words of encouragement to bounce back from failure

Encouragement quotes to boost confidence

We all need a push in the face of a new career opportunity, a life-changing decision or a challenge. The following encouragement quotes are perfect pep talks for you and your friends.

A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat.  – Paulo Coelho -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat.
– Paulo Coelho

You can do anything you put your mind to. -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

You can do anything you put your mind to.

Don’t just fly, soar.
– Dumbo

You got this. -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

You got this.

Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear. – George Addair -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
– George Addair

Stop worrying about how it’s gonna happen and start believing that it will.
– Michaela Olexova

Nothing is too good for you.  -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Nothing is too good for you. 

Confidence comes from just doing it anyway.  - Kris Carr -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Confidence comes from just doing it anyway.
– Kris Carr

Even the darkest nights will end. And the sun will rise again.

Know that you can start late, look different, be uncertain, and still succeed.  – Misty Copeland -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Know that you can start late, look different, be uncertain, and still succeed.
– Misty Copeland

You’re busy doubting yourself while others are intimidated by your full potential.

Goals have no expiration date. -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Goals have no expiration date.

Whatever makes you weird is probably your greatest asset.  - Joss Whedon -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Whatever makes you weird is probably your greatest asset.
– Joss Whedon

You are made for this.

Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them.
– Carmelo Anthony

Just want you to know that you are amazing, strong, talented, beautiful and not alone. - @Em.x.thoughts -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Just want you to know that you are
Amazing 
Strong
Talented
Beautiful
Not alone
– @Em.x.thoughts

The things that bury you may also be the soil where you bloom.

The things that bury you may also be the soil where you bloom.

Miracles happen to those who believe in them.

One foot forward. One day at a time. -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

One foot forward. One day at a time.

Comforting words of encouragements

There are peaks, and there are valleys. If you or your friends are going through breakups, hardships, or navigating through bad days, these encouragement quotes may help pull them out from the negative swirl.

People throw rocks at things that shine.
– Taylor Swift

The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops.  – Winnie the Pooh -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

The nicest thing about the rain is that it always stops.
– Winnie the Pooh

Everything will be OK in the end, if it's not OK, it's not the end.  - John Lennon -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Everything will be OK in the end, if it’s not OK, it’s not the end.
– John Lennon

If you are tired, rest.
If you are tight, stretch.
If you are hurt, feel.
If you are stressed, breathe.
If you are hurt, pause.
If you are loved, share.
If you are scared, jump.
If you are ready, go.
– Joel Leon

There's a difference between giving up and knowing what's not for you.  – @Em.x.thoughts -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

There’s a difference between giving up and knowing what’s not for you.
– @Em.x.thoughts

Somedays there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.  - Emory Austin -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Somedays there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.
– Emory Austin

You don’t need to fix all problems in one day.

H.O.P.E – Hold on, pain ends.

Sending virtual hug to you. -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Please accept this hug.

Words of encouragement to bounce back from failure

Who doesn’t love a comeback? We are imperfect. We make mistakes, and failures are inevitable. These encouragement quotes are the best motivators for a strong comeback.

If you stumble, make it part of the dance.-  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

If you stumble, make it part of the dance.

Turn your wounds into wisdom.
– Oprah Winfrey

A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.

A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.

Just say YIKES and move on. -  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Just say YIKES and move on.

Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.
– Vanilla Sky

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
– Walt Whitman

Don’t be afraid to start over. This time you’re not starting from scratch. You’re starting from experience.

If everything seems under control, you are not going fast enough.
– Mario Andretti

Instead of asking "why this happened to me?" think about "what can I learn from this?"-  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

Instead of asking “why this happened to me?” think about “what can I learn from this?”

Cry a river. Build a bridge and get over it.

You are not defined by your past.  Trust your potential. Trust the process.-  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

You are not defined by your past. 
Trust your potential.
Trust the process.

Remember how far you’ve come.

You are tough AF.-  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

You are tough AF.

To be the best, you must be able to handle the worst.
– Wilson Kanadi

Sometimes the greatest messages come out of the greatest messes.
– Steve Maraboli

There are some things you can only learn in a storm.  - Joel Osteen-  Cheerful Encouragement Quotes To Keep Your Chin Up - ourmindfullife.com

There are some things you can only learn in a storm.
– Joel Osteen

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