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A list of the best potential quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous potential quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic potential quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational potential quotes from that same writer.

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Only the person of worth can recognize the worth in others. Thomas Carlyle

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Now the Name of Jesus is a concrete and powerful means of transforming men and women into their hidden, innermost utmost reality.

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Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles. Thomas Browne

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In the depth of winter I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. Albert Camus

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Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is! Anne Frank

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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 Covey

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Treat people as if they were what they ought to be and you help them to become what they are capable of being. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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There is no man living who isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can do. Henry Ford

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What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity, intellect and resources -- to do something about them. Henry Ford

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Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being. Thomas Carlyle

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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

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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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For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what is it to cease breathing but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered? Khalil Gibran

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The cynic says, One man can't do anything. I say, Only one man can do anything. John W. Gardner

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And what is the potential man, after all? Is he not the sum of all that is human? Divine, in other words? Henry Miller

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We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings. Abraham Maslow

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Man is not made for defeat. Ernest Hemingway

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Everyone knows that on any given day there are energies slumbering in him which the incitement's of that day do not call forth. Compared with what we ought to be, we are only half awake. The human individual usually lives far within his limits. William James

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A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can. Michel de Montaigne

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

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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

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Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. John Wooden

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A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed, it feels an impulsion... .this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reason and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons. Richard Bach

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You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you. Brian Tracy

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For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions. Laozi

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I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary. Lou Holtz

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When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently. Henry Miller

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You have available to you, right now, a powerful supercomputer. This powerful tool has been used through-out history to take people from rags to riches, from poverty and obscurity to success and fame, from unhappiness and frustration to joy and self-fulfillment, and it can do the same for you. Brian Tracy

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Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential. Peace Pilgrim

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"Stars wishing upon the potential of humans shine faithfully on." Aberjhani

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Man is as full of potential as he is of importance. George Santayana

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Reach up as far as you can, and God will reach down all the way.

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Some people who think that everything is a nail, are down on themselves because they are not a hammer. They tend to deprecate their own unique talents and capacities to use a chisel or a pair of pliers.

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An old colored brother is said to have finished his prayer with words like these: and now good Lord; I know that you ain't going to let nothing come to me that me and you together can't handle.

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Lord we may know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare

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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

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The Lord doesn't always choose men for what they are, but for what they can become.

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I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good. Socrates

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Where the telescope ends, the microscope begins. Which of the two has the grander view? Victor Hugo

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For he was likely, had he been put on, to have proved most royally. William Shakespeare

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It's not what you've got, it's what you use that makes a difference. Zig Ziglar

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By Enlil's prong, give the boy a chance." Chris Morris

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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