Words of encouragement for an exam (59+)

Words of encouragement for an exam

  • “There is no substitute for hard work.” -Thomas Edison
  • “You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.” – Ed Cole
  • “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” -Robert Collier
  • “Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” – Chantal Sutherland
  • “Fear is the brain’s way of saying that there is something important for you to overcome.”- Unknown
  • There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work learning from failure.” ~ General Colin Powell
  • “The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.” – John D. Rockefeller
  • “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”- Bill Cosby
  • “Forget all the reasons it won’t work and believe the one reason that it will.”- Unknown
  • “When you say ‘It’s hard’, it actually means ‘I’m not strong enough to fight for it. Stop saying its hard. Think positive!!”- Unknown
  • “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work learning from failure.” – General Colin Powell
  • “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” – David Bly
  • “Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you”
  • “Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.” – William A. Ward
  • “Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.” – Jules Renard
  • Choices have consequences; choose wisely.
  • Exams are not meant to intimidate you, they are meant to push you to succeed
  • Use your time wisely, time wasted will never be recovered.
  • Failing one test is not the end of the world
  • You are a shining star in your life, keep the stars brighter
  • Hard work never goes unrewarded
  • You reap what you sow
  • There is always time for everything
  • Exams will come and go, give them your best ability when they come
  • Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. – Don Marquis
  • Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder. – Mason Cooley
  • Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill. – Christopher Parker
  • Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin. – Victor Kiam
  • My biggest regret could be summed up in one word, and that’s procrastination. – Ron Cooper
  • Procrastination is the thief of time. – Edward Young
  • The secret to getting ahead is getting started.
  • The expert in everything was once a beginner.
  • Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. – George Washington Carver
  • The real man is one who always finds excuses for others, but never excuses himself. – Henry Ward Beecher
  • The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top. – O.J. Simpson
  • It’s not the time to look for excuses. – Rafael Nadal
  • If it’s important to you, you’ll find a way. If it’s not, you’ll find excuses.
  • Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresea, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. – H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  • Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. – Pele
  • However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. – Stephen Hawking
  • Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe
  • There are two kinds of people in this world: those who want to get things done and those who don’t want to make mistakes. – John Maxwell
  • Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success. – Shiv Khera
  • Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.
  • I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson
  • Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. – Robert Collier
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill
  • Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better. – Jim Rohn
  • The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well. – John D. Rockefeller
  • Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. – John Maxwell
  • Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. – Newt Gingrich
  • There is no substitute for hard work. – Thomas Edison
  • Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success. – Virat Kohli
  • Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams. – Ben Carson
  • The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon
  • There are no traffic jams on the extra mile. – Zig Ziglar
  • There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills
  • If people only knew how hard I’ve worked to gain my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful at all. – Michelangelo
  • Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. – Gail Devers
  • I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan
  • If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill
  • Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. – Henry Ford
  • You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there. – Ed Cole
  • I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs, but how high he bounces when he hits the bottom. – George S. Patton
  • Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. – John Quincy Adams
  • By perseverance, the snail reached the ark. – Charles Spurgeon
  • Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don’t give up. – Rachel Corrie
  • Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden
  • It always seems impossible until it’s done.
  • Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
  • Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going. – Chantal Sutherland
  • To excel at the highest level – or any level, really – you need to believe in yourself, and hands down, one of the biggest contributors to my self-confidence has been private coaching. – Stephen Curry
  • The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others. – Albert Schweitzer
  • Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. – John F. Kennedy
  • Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. – Stephen Hawking
  • The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. – Sydney J. Harris
  • The purpose of our lives is to be happy. – Dalai Lama
  • When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. – Wayne Dyer
  • I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that and you believe in yourself and you believe that you’re a person of influence and a person of purpose, I believe you can rise up out of any situation. – Joel Osteen
  • Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others will test your patience.Fennel Hudson
  • If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.Michelle Obama
  • When you do exams you never want to be the one who finishes first and you never want to be the one who finishes last.Anthony T. Hincks
  • There’s more to life than passing exams, and paper qualifications can only take you so far. A lot depends on luck, and on being in the right place at the right time, which was certainly true in my case.Terry Wogan
  • May your final exam grades be less damaging to your employment prospects than everything else you’ve done in college.Anonymous
  • In years to come, Harry would never quite remember how he had managed to get through his exams when he half expected Voldemort to come bursting through the door at any moment.J.K. Rowling
  • Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.William A. Ward
  • Good luck passing the bar exam and my deepest early condolences if you don’t.Anonymous
  • If you fail an examination, it means you have not yet mastered the subject. With diligent study and understanding, you will succeed in passing the exams.Lailah Gifty Akita
  • The difference between try and triumph is a little umph.Marvin Phillips
  • To be better equipped for the tests that the year will bring – read a textbook. To prepare for the tests that life will bring – read a book.Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  • Few minds wear out; most rust out.Christian Nextell Bovee
  • Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.Herman Cain
  • The best way to finish an unpleasant task is to get started.Anonymous
  • Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.Samuel Beckett
  • Failure is success if we learn from it.Malcolm Forbes
  • There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work learning from failure.General Colin Powell
  • Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.Edward H. Harriman
  • Prove yourself to yourself not others.Anonymous
  • You might not make heaven if you cover your script during an exam. Sharing is caring!Anonymous
  • Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.David Bly
  • If you believe in what you’re doing, you’ll be successful.Connie Sellecca
  • Strength of mind is exercise, not rest.Alexander Pope
  • You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum-wage work ethic.Stephen C. Hogan
  • Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.Winston Churchill
  • Because so often when we say we’re unqualified for something, what we’re really saying is that we’re too scared to try it, not that we can’t do itJen Sincero
  • The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.George Bernard Shaw
  • Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.Swami Sivananda
  • School exams are memory tests. In the real-world, no one is going to stop you from referring to a book to solve a problem.Amit Kalantri
  • Our brains can only handle so much information at once without exploding, so by looking at each task separately, the larger task suddenly becomes more manageableJen Sincero
  • It’s very easy to be number one: find the guy who is number one, and score one point higher than he does.Paul Kalanithi
  • A lot of us would like to move mountains, but few of us are willing to practice on small hills.unknown
  • A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.Richard Bach
  • Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.Christian D. Larson

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