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Let these Encouraged quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Related topics: Inspirational

When women are encouraged to be competitive,
too many of them become disagreeable.
- Benjamin Spock

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.
- Bill Griffith

I was never encouraged to do it and I played the accordion,
which I hated.
I wish I had taken piano because I definitely would
have written more songs of my own,
but I didn't.
- Connie Francis

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You are damned and praised, or encouraged or discouraged
by those who listen to you,
and those who come to applaud you.
And to me, those people are very important.
- Miriam Makeba

I had an art teacher who's the reason I got there in
high school who encouraged me to go to Alabama.
That's where she had gone and kept raving over their art department.
- Sela Ward

The fact that the great scientist believed in flying
machines was the one thing that encouraged us to begin our studies.
- Wilbur Wright

 

So be encouraged and dedicate yourself to your dream
and if your dream should come my way one day then we
will dance upon the boards of life.
- Ben Vereen

I think the reason working-class people don't write
books is because they are encouraged to believe that
only certain people are permitted to write books.
- Len Deighton

My attitude toward graduate students was different,
I must say.
I used graduate students as colleagues:
I gave them the best problems to work on,
and I encouraged them.
- Frank Press

My training in Science of Mind had begun with my mother.
She took me to a different church every Sunday,
and she encouraged me to question the minister afterward.
- Esther Williams

I was encouraged by my mother and, to a lesser extent,
by my father.
- Carlisle Floyd

The Roman Catholics must know as well as we do that
"Popery" when encouraged by government has always been
dangerous to the liberties of the people.
- Lord George Gordon

And I was lucky enough to have teachers that really,
really looked out for me and really encouraged all that.
And in rural Louisiana, that was a rare thing back then.
- William Joyce

I'm enormously proud of the fact that Star Trek has
really not just sparked an interest,
but encouraged, a few generations of people to go into the sciences.
- LeVar Burton

I was slightly disappointed, but also encouraged,
because I put myself in position to win a major,
which is all even Tiger says he tries to do.
- Stuart Appleby

Well, I think the best thing we can do for the short
term is move good energy legislation through to the Congress;
I'm encouraged that there's some prospect for that now.
- John W. Snow

I'm excited and encouraged to see people getting involved
with their public lands and forests.
We really need the public's help to repair these heavily used recreation sites.
- Robert Towne

Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try
out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant.
To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally.
- Donna Rice

Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players...
they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.
- Arsene Wenger

We appropriately compared the lifestyle to that of
drug addiction and alcoholism -
lifestyles that one would be encouraged to seek help to leave -
never encouraged to stay in.
- Stephen Bennett

My parents encouraged thought.
You'll get through life better if you learn how to think.
- Holly Near

It is individuals who must be encouraged to undertake the unprecedented -
and unprecedentedly profitable -
effort to prevent the annihilation of the human race.
- L. Neil Smith

Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people;
everywhere governments have forced and are forcing
Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects.
- Arthur Keith

Look at growth, look at how much time people spend
on the Net and look at the variety of things that they are doing.
It's all really good, so I am actually encouraged by
the fundamentals that underlie usage growth on the Net.
- Meg Whitman

It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut
the training and go straight to fame and fortune,
and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.
- Lesley Garrett

Learners are encouraged to discover facts and relationships for themselves.
- Jerome Bruner

I'm somebody who deserves to be supported and encouraged
to continue my work because I have a lot to give.
- Steve Guttenberg

In any case, Ives encouraged me to go into music even
though he himself had such a hard time being a composer.
- Elliott Carter

You're encouraged to pitch your own story.
That way, you'll have more control over what you do.
- Rob Corddry

I have known lots of adults who enjoyed similar enthusiasms
as a kid and weren't encouraged and then didn't go
anywhere with it and so they're unhappy in their jobs as adults.
- William Joyce

A pitfall of making a comedy with a studio-and it's
also an American cultural thing-is that I get tired
of being encouraged to go always for laughs.
- Alexander Payne

That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for
my first passion which was the motorcycle,
and in spite of the danger it could represent,
they encouraged me.
- Jacky Ickx

My parents really encouraged me.
- Randy Castillo

Tolerance is held to be a condition of mind which is encouraged by,
and is necessary for, civilization.
- Arthur Keith

Everyone is encouraged to see their lives,
the world through the eyes of the rich.
- Richard Linklater

My parents found what I was interested in and encouraged me.
They didn't put me in front of a television and buy lots of toys,
the way some American parents do.
- Nastassja Kinski

I think few wives would have encouraged this kind of
drastic and reckless career shift!
- Nigel Dennis

You don't say to a university professor who is immersed
in a particular subject that they should get a life.
They are encouraged to enjoy their subject and to pass it on.
- Magnus Magnusson

I was very lucky to have a mother who encouraged me to become a poet.
- Philip Levine

The public made me and then encouraged me for many years,
and my future even now depends upon it.
- Placido Domingo

Canada is not really a place where you are encouraged
to have large spiritual adventures.
- Robertson Davies

Yet the effort to inform the public also encouraged
responsible public discussion that succeeded in developing
a consensus for the measured approach that many scientists supported.
- Paul Berg

My parents encouraged me in everything I ever wanted to do.
- Charles Kuralt

We are all encouraged that Bush appears,
really for the first time in his experience on the
stage of presidential politics,
relaxed.
His comfort is our comfort.
- John Dean

I played with dolls until I was 15.
My mother encouraged it because my older sister got married when she was 15,
so Mom thought that the longer I stayed with dolls,
the better.
- Linda Evans

The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord,
will run even faster if encouraged.
- Ovid

I was encouraged to read aloud in class and vocalize.
- Bob Edwards

I was strongly encouraged by a science teacher who
took an interest in me and presented me with a key
to the laboratory to allow me to work whenever I wanted.
- Frederick Reines

Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians
encouraged such treaties,
and toward the end of the nineteenth century their
number had increased considerably.
- Ludwig Quidde

Sometimes because a woman is beautiful,
she's not encouraged to be more, although she may have so much more to offer.
- Susan Anton

Faith may be encouraged by what has happened in the past,
or what is thought to have happened in the past,
but the only proof of it is in the future.
- Sydney Carter

In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself
instead of being instructed.
- Robert Powell

On several occasions President Kennedy encouraged me to take a lover,
an obvious sign he also had some himself.
- Pierre Salinger

When I entered college, I wasn't sure what I was going to do.
My advisor happened to be from the theater department,
and he encouraged me to take some classes there,
which I did.
- David Selby

I was encouraged to hear that GM has made great progress on the hydrogen car.
- Albert Wynn

Yeah, that came out of a reading.
It was great.
It's such a fun crew to be with, and we all went out
the night before and that really encouraged us to go out and get drunk.
- John Leguizamo

Paul is Starsky, and I met him before shooting.
He was very kind and encouraged us to go with what we wanted to do.
It was very sweet to see them back with the car after 25 years.
- Ben Stiller

The Stanford prison experiment came out of class exercises
in which I encouraged students to understand the dynamics of prison life.
- Philip Zimbardo

Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security
Council issued a statement today expressing its concern
about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and
calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.
- Jan Egeland

Mum, who had been a dancer with a small ballet company before she got married,
was full of encouragement.
She didn't say, 'This is really good,
you should do this', She just encouraged us to do whatever we liked.
- Dannii Minogue

By continually pushing the message that we have the
right to gratification now,
consumerism at its most expansive encouraged a demand
for fulfillment that could not so easily be contained by products.
- Ellen Willis

My parents, and especially my mother,
encouraged by the director of the local school which I was attending,
wanted in spite of everything to send me to a National
School of Arts and Crafts so that I could later become an engineer.
- Leon Jouhaux

Certainly being in California has encouraged a sustained
commitment to rethinking the nature,
purposes, and relevance of the contemporary arts,
specifically music, for a society which by and large
seems to manage quite well without them.
- Brian Ferneyhough

When I accept a role, I feel that as an artist I have
to submit completely to the tutelage of my director.
And while I expect to be heard and encouraged and honored,
at the end of the day, man, it's the way the director wants it.
- Ashley Judd

I've experience first-hand the wonderful work organizations
like J Bar J do for young people in Central Oregon
and I am encouraged that the federal government is
taking an active role in the Cascade Youth and Family Center.
- Greg Walden

My parents always encouraged me and I had a good home life.
We were always taught to respect things and other people.
It's so different today, because children are just
not taught the right way.
- Betty Cuthbert

I have also been saddened, though hardly surprised,
by the weakness of the EU's reaction to the criminal
attack on the Danish embassy in Syria,
which seems to have been permitted, if not actively encouraged,
by the Syrian regime.
- Timothy Garton Ash

Too many people feel that where you start out dictates where you should end up.
I was on welfare and just shy of 19 when my first daughter was born,
but I was encouraged to take advantage of my ability
and drive and remained in school.
- Gwen Moore

You can't force something like that.
But we have encouraged our audience,
because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts:
us up here,
you down there.
Instead, we're looking for interaction.
- Page McConnell

All sport...
is one of the few activities where young people can
proceed along traditional avenues,
where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible,
but encouraged.
- Spiro T. Agnew


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