Discouraging Related Quotes



By continually increasing the difficulty of the sport, we are discouraging younger athletes from starting and continuing in the sport. But most importantly, we are losing the beauty of our sport. We do not want gymnastics to lose what makes it so great - its artistic beauty.

Svetlana Boginskaya


Great leaders inspire. They maintain a hopeful attitude, even in the face of discouraging setbacks, constant criticism and abundant opposition. People don't follow discouraged leaders. They follow those who persist with hope.

Rick Warren


The age of credulity is every age the world has ever known. Men have always turned from the ascertained, which is limited and discouraging, to the dubious, which is unlimited and full of hope for everybody.

Agnes Repplier


The future came and went in the mildly discouraging way that futures do.

Neil Gaiman


I have to say that when I first started singing, I didn't think it was a very noble profession. I worked for people like Robert Kennedy and I thought: 'Wow, that's what it's about. That's how you change the world.' And then I watched that disintegrate in front of my eyes, and it was very discouraging.

Lesley Gore


“It's discouraging. I wish I had a deal put together and I could bring out the 28 car. It was always nice to see whether it was Davey or me or Kenny Irwin or Ricky Rudd.”

Ernie Irvan


“The most discouraging feature of the mania for book-collecting is, that it grows by what it feeds on, and becomes the more insatiable the more it is gratified.”

William Mathews


Life's accumulation is more discouraging than life itself, when stirred up.

E. B. White


I find it discouraging - and a bit depressing - when I notice the unequal treatment afforded by the media to UFO believers on the one hand, and on the other, to those who believe in an invisible supreme being who inhabits the sky.

George Carlin


I don't think you can look for love. All you can do is get yourself in a situation where you don't discourage something that may be rather nice.

Linda Ronstadt