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"I love you. We all love you. Now throw some strikes."
Tags:baseball, pitcher, pitchers, pitching coach, pitching coaches, pitching mound, pitching mounds, throwing strikes, fast ball, fast balls, curve ball, curve balls, coming to the mound, mound visit, mound visits, advice, love, encouragement, hug, hugs, hugging, hug it out, mlb, major league baseball, manager, managers, positive reinforcement
"Settle down and try to remember why we call you Lefty."
Tags:pitcher, pitchers, catcher, catchers, baseball, baseballs, sport, sports, lefty, lefties, left handed, support, supporter, supporters, supporting, supportive, pep talk, encouragement, encourage, encouraging, calming, calm down, settle down, reminder, reminding, baseball mitt, wrong hand, right hand, right handed, left hand, strong hand, dominant hand, friends, friend, teammate, teammates, team, teams, competition, competitive, game plan, coach, coaches, athlete, athletes, athletic, ball, ballpark, meeting on the mound, meetings on the mound, southpaw, forget, forgets, forgetting, forgetful
"I'll run through it again. Hit those keys."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, writer, writers, author, authors, novelist, novelists, failed writer, failed writers, writers block, writer's block, creative block, creative blocks, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationships, motivation, motivating, pep talk, pep talks, encouragement, encouraging
"You were really great out there!"
Tags:duel, duelling, gun, guns, pistol, pistols, pistols at dawn, dueler, duelist, duelists, victorian, historical, historically, victorians, edwardian, murder, murdered, sport, sports, competitive sports, praise, praised, dead, death, die, died, dying, dies, wife, wives, encouraging, encouragement, levity, play on words, word-play, word play
"If you've got it, you've got it."
"This is going to be a two-cupcake Friday."
Tags:office worker, office workers, friday, fridays, cupcake, cupcakes, treat, treats, breaktime, breaktimes, break time, break times, long week, long weeks, work stress, stress, stressing, stressed out, stress, motivation, motivation, tried, tiring, exhaustion, exhausted, long day, long days, overwork, overworked, encouragement, overeat, overeating, indulge, indulgent, indulgence, overindulge, overindulging
"I'd like you to excel."
"Get with it, love! Night's candles are burnt out, and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountaintops."
Tags:morning, mornings, monday, mondays, wake up, waking up, coffee, coffees, caffeine, caffeinated, morning routine, morning routines, encourage, encouraging, encouragement, poem, poems, poetry, shakespeare, william shakespeare, quote, quotes, famous quotes, play, plays, theater, famous quote, romeo and juliet
'Don't be discouraged. Do it over. Monitor the results for three months. Then, to be sure, do it again for another three months. Record your findings. Write your paper.'
"You're warm now, Alec - very, very warm."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, classroom, classrooms, class, classes, lesson, lessons, kid, kids, child, children, math, maths, mathematics, arithmetic, addition, sums, doing sums, adding, close, warm, correct answer, correct answers, right answer, right answers, almost there, trying, encouragement, good try, bad at math, bad at maths
Tags:dangle a carrot, dangling a carrot, dangle carrots, dangling carrots, carrot, carrots, reward, rewards, reward based system, incentives, incentive, prize, prizes, idiom, idioms, figure of speech, saying, sayings, expression, expressions, figurative, persuade, persuasive, persuading, metaphor, metaphors, carrot and stick, encouragement
'I owe my success to my mother, who egged me on.'
"Winning isn't everything, Josh. Not being the reason your team loses is everything."
Tags:sport, sports, baseball, player, players, athlete, athletes, pitcher, pitchers, pitching, team, teams, coach, coaches, manager, managers, excel, good, win, winning, lose, losing, coaching, encouraging, encouragement, psychology, mental health, pressure, pressuring, stress, stressful, demanding, kid, kids, child, children, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, advice, life lessons, modern life
Why did the chicken cross the road?
Tags:why did the chicken cross the road, joke, jokes, chicken, chickens, bird, birds, animal, animals, cross the road, crossing the road, road, sidewalk, sidewalks, path, paths, pathway, pathways, roads, pressure, push, encourage, encouragement, nervous, afraid, scared, scary, fear, proud, anxious, trying new things, fear of the unknown, trying something new, try something new, bystander, bystanders
'I think his hand's getting sore.'
Tags:box, boxes, boxing, boxed, boxer, boxers, punch, punches, punching, punched, coach, coaches, coached, coaching, encourage, encourages, encouraging, encouragement, encouragements, beat up, beats up, beaten up, beating up, fight, fights, fighting, fighter, fighters, fought, lose, losingthe flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"You know what I think – if the shoe exists, buy it."
Tags:shoe, shoes, shoe lover, shoe collector, shoe lovers, shoe collectors, shopaholic, shopping addict, shopping, shoe shopping, shoe shop, shoe store, shoe shops, shoe stores, bad advice, advice, encouragement, encourage, egg on, egging on, gender stereotype, stereotypical woman, stereotypical women, fashion, fashion lover, fashionista
The Itsy-Bitsy Motivational Spider,
"Use thy core!"
Tags:excalibur, king arthur, merlin, camelot, arthurian, literature, myth, myths, legend, legends, folklore, magic, sword, swords, stone, stones, wizard, wizards, britain, british, united kingdom, health, fitness, strength, personal trainer, personal trainers, advice, advising, core, exercise, pulling, encouraging, encouragement
"Don't ever give up, Marjorie. I never thought I'd meet anyone either."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, small talk, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, dating, date, dates, looking for love, searching for love, looking for mr. right, searching for mr. right, finding mr. right, single, singles, single life, alone, forever alone, lonely, giving up, encouraging, encouragement, woman, women, duck, ducks
"I'm encouraging him to stay in school and go into white-collar crime."
Tags:jail, jails, prison, prisons, incarceration, behind bars, imprisoned, imprisonment, penitentiary, penitentiaries, correctional facility, correctional facilities, prisoner, prisoners, inmate, inmates, convict, convicts, criminal, criminals, punishments, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, encouragement, encouraging, encourage, stay in school, get an education, education, school, schools, schooling, white-collar crime, white collar crime, unethical, bad influence, bad influences, bad role-model, bad role-models
'Just think of it as if you're reading a long text-message.'
"You see, darling, he plays a Steinway, just like you."
Tags:steinway piano, piano, famous, famous piano, pianist, pianists, music, musician, musicians, concert, concerts, audience, audiences, mother, mothers, mothering, mothered, kid, kids, child, childhood, instrument, instruments, learn, learning, practice, practising, encourage, encouraging, encouraged, inspire, inspired, inspiration, inspirations, inspirational, encouragement, just like you
'My name is Phylis O'Furr. My students call me Miss Philosopher, because I tell them that inside every 'D' student is an 'A' student trying to get out.'
Eco-farmer using environment-friendly manipulation on his potatoes.
"Thank you, Sir."
Tags:piano, piano bar, piano bars, pianos, instruments, instrument, music, musical, lighter, lighters, piano music, bar music, bar singer, singer, singers, singing, sing, song, songs, fan, fans, audience, concert, concerts, unpopular, support, supporter, encourage, encouraging, encouragement, entertainer, entertainers, entertainment, cover band, cover music