Potential Quotes

Joy comes from using your potential.

Will Schultz

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

One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.

Abraham Maslow

Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.

Marcus Aurelius

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

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

Marilyn Ferguson

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

Eddie Robinson

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

Mychal Wynn

When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he can do.

Charles M. Schwab

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problem.

Mahatma Gandhi

We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for such, but for what we are capable of being.

Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Catherine Pulsifer

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

Oprah Winfrey

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

William W. Purkey

This loving person is a person who abhors waste waste of time, waste of human potential. How much time we waste. As if we were going to live forever.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.

Bill Bradley

The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.

Brian Tracy

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen R. Covey

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers; pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.

Phillips Brooks

Clinton exploited and expanded the dictatorial potential of the U.S. presidency.

James Bovard

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

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

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

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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