Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 111
Give Needs

Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem.

- Allen Boyd

Always Very

I always appreciated my dad coming outside and playing with us - or my mom - and being a part of the game we were playing or refereeing it or just being outside. That was fun for us, and it was very encouraging.

- Andrew Luck

Been Other

Becoming a mother has been the best thing ever for me. It's become my life's work. Not just parenting, but sharing information and encouraging other women to be receptive to the basic nature of motherhood.

- Anna Getty

Marketing Bad

I truly hate marketing promotions, and I don't at all approve of encouraging wannabe poets to write bad poetry.

- Anne Stevenson


I'm trying to make work that is reflective and is encouraging of reflection.

- Antony Gormley

New Activity

There is a feeling among the Arabs - encouraging terrorist activity is part of the broad new Arab strategy - that sooner or later, Israel will be forced to withdraw from Samaria, Judea and Gaza.

- Ariel Sharon

Mom My Own

My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.

- Charlize Theron

Through Very

Julie Dryfus and I were both afraid of heights and in one scene, I had to be quite high up and I was rather terrified, but Julie was very kind, encouraging me and we got through that together.

- Chiaki Kuriyama

Mother Always

My mother was always encouraging about my wanting to be an artist.

- Chris Ware


To me, leadership is about encouraging people. It's about stimulating them. It's about enabling them to achieve what they can achieve - and to do that with a purpose.

- Christine Lagarde

Singers Very

My family was very encouraging, and both of my grandparents were both beautiful singers. My grandmother was a coloratura soprano, and my grandfather was an Irish tenor in a barbershop quartet.

- Clare Bowen

Subtle Very

My mom has a very subtle way of encouraging.

- Craig Mello

Fact Regions

The fact of the matter is that instead of going around the world and haranguing countries for engaging with China, the West should be encouraging its own businesses to trade and invest in these regions.

- Dambisa Moyo


Political correctness is one of the engines of nannyism. Allowing and even encouraging 'offensive' ideas is vital for the intellectually health of a free society.

- David Harsanyi

Very Given

My parents went crazy when they found out that I had gotten the part in 'Conversations With My Father!' I'd never given acting a thought. They were proud of me and very encouraging.

- David Krumholtz

Everyone Going

So I'm going to go on and work on preserving the ozone layer, encouraging everyone to recycle.

- Dean Stockwell


Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country.

- Jim Gerlach

Happy WhatsApp

All of WhatsApp's growth has come from happy customers encouraging their friends to try the service.

- Jim Goetz

Blame Actress

I blame my grandmother for encouraging me to become an actress.

- Joan Collins

Embrace Lives

I try to get people thinking, to consider their pasts and presents, ultimately encouraging them and giving them the tools to embrace the work of reshaping their lives.

- John Bradshaw

Very Ronnie

I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from.

- John Cleese

American Our

Reaffirming the justice of the American system bolsters our legitimacy with allies, thereby encouraging further cooperation and improving our national security.

- John Garamendi

Always Been

The volunteer military has always been most enthusiastically, even devoutly, embraced by those who would not themselves dream of volunteering - or of encouraging their children to do so.

- John Gregory Dunne

Play Along

Part of the transaction between writer and reader is the pleasure of building a community and encouraging people to play along.

- John Hodgman

Like Tonight

I'd like to do a television show that is encouraging, useful, and clean, and I'd like to go up against Entertainment Tonight and beat it.

- John Tesh

Lead Paradigm

The U.S. and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm. That is quite encouraging.

- John W. Thompson

Will Critical

Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia.

- Julie Bishop

Work Chance

Anytime I get the chance to sing or work with Michael John, it is such an incredibly fertile and incredibly creative and safe and encouraging environment - and challenging, too, because he is so collaborative!

- Audra McDonald

Love Some

I had studied the violin to a certain amount of success. At some point, I realized that I didn't really like the violin. I was only doing it because I could, and I was good at it, and everyone was encouraging me. But I didn't have a great love for it.

- B. D. Wong


Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate, cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those around you to do the same.

- Bea Arthur

Space Our

Creating a safe space at our shows isn't encouraging anything. It's just saying thank you.

- Ben Hopkins

Lucky Everyone

Everyone thinks when they start writing that they can't do it. I was lucky. My sister Delia was the most important person in terms of encouraging me.

- Hallie Ephron

Very Plays

I was a very imaginative child, and my parents were very encouraging of that. My sister and I would put on plays; I would write my own stories.

- Hannah Kent


I keep encouraging the pharmaceutical companies to put more money into R&D.

- Harold E. Varmus

Me About

For me, life is about being positive and hopeful, choosing to be joyful, choosing to be encouraging, choosing to be empowering.

- Billy Porter

Big Backlash

The backlash against Big Government is an encouraging sign of a growing resistance to the mission creep of federal power.

- Bob Barr


Illiquid asset purchases are all about capital and encouraging private capital to come in.

- Henry Paulson

Against Lives

Harvey Milk gave hope to generations of gay and lesbian Americans by encouraging them to live their lives openly and to speak out against the discrimination and prejudice they faced.

- Bonnie Hammer

Always Some

I have always been ambitious about getting a U.S. role, and if ever there is some frustration, it is still encouraging to get close to big roles because it implies there is somewhere to go.

- Indiana Evans

Going Jews

Rabbis throughout the ages, from Rabbi Avraham Yitzhak Hacohen Kook onward, strictly prohibited going up on the Temple Mount. And now there is a minority group of rabbis encouraging Jews to go.

- Isaac Herzog


You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.

- J. Paul Getty

Law Damage

When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging others to violate the law; we thus encourage disorder and instability and thereby do incalculable damage to our own long-term interests.

- J. William Fulbright


Iraqis have held elections and have recently put together their government, all encouraging developments.

- James A. Leach


Seek out a personal coach or mentor in the workplace. He/she should push you when you need it by encouraging and motivating you. Don't be afraid of their honesty.

- Cathy Engelbert

Which Means

Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means of encouraging probity in elective office. I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond that of saving congressional souls.

- James L. Buckley


The whole thing of moving the currency through currency sorting and detection machines and so on that was the whole process actually encouraging electronic transactions.

- Chanda Kochhar

Reports Very

The most important and urgent appeal we have to make is for an immediate cease-fire. Initial reports from the cease-fire talks being held in N'Djamena in Chad are not very encouraging.

- Jan Egeland


This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade.

- Donald Evans

Think I Think

And I think detente had manifestly failed, and that the pursuit of it was encouraging Soviet expansion and rendering the world more dangerous, and especially rendering the Western world in greater peril.

- Jeane Kirkpatrick

Grateful Brush

Being a role model is cool and a great honor. I'm grateful to be considered one and will live up to that title by encouraging kids to eat their Wheaties and brush their teeth often.

- Jennette McCurdy

Think Nine

I think encouraging young people to twerk might be a bad thing. It's a stripper's move. If I had a daughter of nine, I wouldn't want her twerking.

- Ed Sheeran

Art Here

Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.

- Elizabeth George


Christians who have influence in political life must feel as individuals responsibility in front of their own faith. And the duty of encouraging laws that are not in contradiction with the Commandments comes within the mission of the Church.

- Karl Lehmann

Always Middle

There's always Tunisia. Amid the smoking ruins of the Middle East, there is that one encouraging success story.

- Elliott Abrams

Away Acute

We have an opportunity to create a future where we are actually encouraging providers to keep people away from acute care, whenever possible.

- Kathleen Sebelius

Role Other

I've had trouble with criticism, I guess. It's hard to know what role criticism plays in either encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them.

- Kenneth Koch

Help Types

I want to do all types of music, music for all people. I want my music to be encouraging, to help people.

- Fantasia Barrino


There were no theatre facilities at the comp that I went to, but I did have amazing teachers who never stopped encouraging me.

- Faye Marsay

Bad Loving

My fans are so loving and encouraging. They're with me on good days and bad days.

- La'Porsha Renae

Will Telling

One is, that they will feel about you that you're going to make something wonderful for them. And they help you by expressing themselves. Not telling you how to do it, but encouraging you and accepting your vision and working with you on that kind of a level.

- Lawrence Halprin


My priority will continue to be that we maintain the optimal balance to be able to invest in education and infrastructure while encouraging business growth.

- Gary Herbert

Signs Economy

The economy is showing encouraging signs of recovery.

- George Voinovich

Tell Pumped

I try to tell myself something encouraging to get myself pumped for the day.

- Georgina Bloomberg

More Needs

The world needs more women filmmakers, so we have to keep encouraging ourselves and one another, and eventually things must get easier for us.

- Lucy Walker

Innovation New

Cultivating innovative thinking starts at the top. Leaders can foster a culture of innovation by encouraging creativity and experimenting with new ideas.

- Lynne Doughtie

Gift Trained

One of mom's greatest acts of generosity was that she trained me to be defiant. Her great gift to me was encouraging me to be the person that I wanted to be, not the one that she and my father wished I was.

- Ruth Reichl

College Study

My parents have truly gone above and beyond in not only supporting me but also encouraging me to follow my dreams. My dad's only wish was that I made sure to go to college for theatre and study my craft.

- Mikaela Hoover

Providing Tech

Providing better computer science education in public schools to kids, and encouraging girls to participate, is the only way to rewrite stereotypes about tech and really break open the old-boys' club.

- Ryan Holmes

Young People

The entertainment industry is encouraging young people to defy and deceive their parents.

- Mike DeWine


We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as a united nation, has never in its entire history, enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities.

- Thabo Mbeki

Sports Other

My uncles and other relatives are against encouraging girls in every aspect, and that includes sports. I hardly interact with them. My parents are more open. They back me all the way.

- Saina Nehwal

New Within

Conversation creates a new kind of network within organizations. Current networks are used for competitive advantage, but conversation is focused on encouraging people to realize their potential.

- Theodore Zeldin

Take Very

Encouraging children to live healthy lifestyles is something I take very seriously.

- Mo Williams


A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.

- Greg Walden

Been Which

Football is a personal interest which has been turned into a philanthropic initiative directed at encouraging social cohesion during the difficult process of African modernisation.

- Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi


Adoption is a global issue these days - it's certainly current - and it's encouraging for a lot of couples whether they're straight or gay.

- Sara Ramirez

Reduce Dakota

By encouraging renewable energy sources such as wind energy, we boost South Dakota's economy and we help reduce America's dependence on foreign oil.

- Tim Johnson

Book Promoting

Promoting education is an effort that is close to my heart. Illiteracy contributes to poverty; encouraging children to pick up a book is fundamental.

- Sasha Grey


Promoting healthy lifestyles and encouraging fitness are so important for our children's development and reducing the nation's epidemic of childhood obesity.

- Marcia Fudge

Some Had

I had some great English teachers. One of my favorite - her name was Linda Janoff - was wonderful and so irreverent and so smart and encouraging.

- Ransom Riggs


As a society we should be encouraging people out of the debt-culture mindset, not promoting it.

- Naomie Harris

Great Effort

You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.

- Tom Hopkins

Bombs Ore

Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um, the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium ore to try to manufacture uh, atomic bombs.

- Tom Udall

Die Some

There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers - encouraging them to die.

- Sharon Olds

Love Helping

I love talking to the youth and helping them as much as I can or encouraging them, if I can help them at all.

- Sheila E.

Back Need

We should not forget the principles of Christian mercy and justice: to welcome back those who are repentant and need our assistance, while encouraging the faithful to endure to the end.

- Mark Skousen

Always Set

I'm always friendly and encouraging on set. I want people to be at their best creatively.

- Mark Wahlberg

History Reduce

In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.

- Richard M. Nixon


When I learned to sign and speak at the same time, the whole world opened up to me. That's the beauty of encouraging kids who are deaf to use whatever it takes to communicate.

- Marlee Matlin

Over Which

True teachers use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.

- Nikos Kazantzakis

Signs Becoming

Science shouldn't be just for scientists, and there are encouraging signs that it is becoming more pervasive in culture and the media.

- Martin Rees

More Directors

There's so many more female directors than when I started. That's encouraging.

- Sofia Coppola

Through Role

My parents, man, they're just the most loving, encouraging... They're like those people who define themselves through their role as parents before people in their own rights.

- Riz Ahmed

Die More

There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die.

- Stanley Kubrick

Deeds Reports

Initial reports are encouraging. In the end of the day, it's going to be deeds, not words, that matter.

- Stephen Hadley

Behind Always

Having a support system is huge for writers. My parents were always encouraging and told me they were behind me, whether or not I made it in the business. My wife was always there for my successes and failures.

- Stephen J. Cannell

Data New

What's encouraging is that the early new platforms - Kindle and iPad - are clearly leading to people buying more books. The data is in on that.

- Steven Johnson

Build Use

I'm encouraging kids to use computers at their own pace to build aspirations.

- Sugata Mitra


As a writer, I'm convinced that encouraging children to write fiction, to hook into that marvelous machine called the imagination, has to be good for everyone.

- Rodman Philbrick

Think Checking

This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.

- William Glasser