Potential Quotes

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential

Winston Churchill

Focus on your potential instead of your limitations

Alan Loy McGinnis

When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.

Rusty Berkus

People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader's job is to help people have vision of their potential.

Roger Porter

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.

Erich Fromm

By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential,not God

Gloria Steinem

It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God

Mary Daly

Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back.

Princess Diana

We must recognize that beneath the superficial classifications of sex and race the same potentialities exist, recurring generation after generation, only to perish because society has no place for them.

Margaret Mead

Everyone has inside himself a piece of good news! The good news is that you really don't know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is!

Anne Frank

Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential.

Anthony Robbins

The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become.

Ben Herbster

The treacherous, unexplored areas of the world are not in continents or the seas; they are in the hearts and minds of men.

Allen E. Claxton

We are hoarding potentials so great that they are just about unimaginable.

Jack Schwartz

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.

Liane Cardes

If any organism fails to fulfill its potentialities, it becomes sick.

William James

Focus on your potential instead of your limitations.

Alan Loy McGinnis

If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential - for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.

Soren Kierkegaard

It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don't. They sit in front of the telly and treat life as if it goes on forever.

Phillip Adams

Continuous excellent effort, not maximum strength or superior IQ, is thekey to unlocking your potential as an achiever.

Greg Werner

Believing in people before they have proved themselves is the key to motivating people to reach their potential.

John C. Maxwell

Most people live, whether physically, intellectually or morally, in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make very small use of their possible consciousness, and of their soul's resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole bodily organism, should get into a habit of using and moving only his little finger.

William James

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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