Potential Quotes

Shame and guilt are noble emotions essential in the maintenance of civilized society, and vital for the development of some of the most refined and elegant qualities of human potential.

Willard Gaylen

The theatre is the best way of showing the gap between what is said and what is seen to be done, and that is why, ragged and gap-toothed as it is, it has still a far healthier potential than some poorer, abandoned arts.

David Hare

Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.

William A. Smith

One of the marks of excellent people is that they never compare themselves with others. They only compare themselves with themselves and with their past accomplishments and future potential

Brian Tracy

Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.

Eric A Burns

Human potential, though not always apparent, is there waiting to be discovered and invited forth.

William W. Purkey

Many people have so much more potential than where they are right now.

Catherine Pulsifer

The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself,but the world.

Roger Williams

The greatest quest in life is to reach one's potential.

Mychal Wynn

Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.

Marilyn Ferguson

The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself, but the world.

Roger Williams

We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.

Mary McLeod Bethune

Joy comes from using your potential.

Will Schultz

Biotechnology has the potential to bring tremendous benefits

John Prescott

I am here for a purpose and that purpose is to grow into a mountain, not to shrink to a grain of sand. Henceforth will I apply ALL my efforts to become the highest mountain of all and I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy.

Og Mandino

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

We Americans have so much potential. We just need to cultivate an environment that allows us to let go of our Cro-Magnon nationalism and start living like citizens of earth.

Steve Pavlina

The potential output of the 9,000 million acres of world forest...indicate(s) that the forests can be made to produce about 50 times their present volume of end products and still remain a permanently self-renewing source for our raw-material supplies. Only forests -- no other raw-material resource -- can yield such returns. The forest can, and so must, end the chronic scarcities of material goods that have harassed man's existence since the beginning of history.

Egon Glesinger

The true source of abundance is the silent mind, for within its fertile quietude rests all potential, all power, and all promise.

Guy Finley

Not many appreciate the ultimate power and potential usefulness of basic knowledge accumulated by obscure, unseen investigators who, in a lifetime of intensive study, may never see any practical use for their findings but who go on seeking answers to the unknown without thought of financial or practical gain

Eugenie Clark

The alarm must be sounded because it is the economic and social system of capitalism and imperialism that prevents the urgently needed full mobilization of the potential economic surplus and the attainment of rates of economic advancement that can be secured with its help.

Paul Alexander Baran

The potential for self-loathing comes from the unavoidable problem that one is engaging in a childish, fraudulent activity: although it has the capacity to delight and amaze, the performer is also a hairs breadth from being justifiably treated like a silly child. It is, after all, just tricks.

Derren Victor Brown

Magic means nothing. It has the potential to connect us to something wonderful, as does any performance, but it is not wonderful in itself, for it is inseparable from the particular performance in which it is experienced. A magician who is too fast, too slow, mumbles, shouts, smells, is unlikeable or incomprehensible will unavoidably taint his magic with his personal failings.

Derren Victor Brown

There are people who have the ability to wake up a minute or even seconds before their alarm goes off or to know what time theyve woken up without even looking at a clock. Now, thank God, I dont have to get up in the mornings but the potential of the body to keep such accurate time is remarkable.

Derren Victor Brown
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