Potential Quotes
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Potential quotes aim to inspire us to live up to our full potential. Imagine what living your full potential would look like to you. What amazing talent or ability or knowledge is locked up inside you? Aim high. 

We have more potential than we would ever imagine. Who are we to deny the world our potential? Consider, right now, letting go of who you are, to become all you can be. Ralph Waldo Emerson reminds us, “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” It is time to seek out your buried treasures and start living your potential. To help get in touch with that ‘bigger’ part of yourself, contact Marta@JoyofQuotes.com

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When you get a hint of your own creativity or potential, you always feel this bright, shimmering quality of joy.
Michael Ray

Find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
Deepak Chopra

The real point of being alive is to evolve into the whole person you were intended to be.
Oprah Winfrey

Ability and increased potential grow hand in hand. As we grow, as we move, as we learn, the cells of our nervous systems connect in highly complex patterns of neural pathways.
Carla Hannaford - Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All In Your Head

Helping people to connect with their personal creative capacities is the surest way to release the best they have to offer.
Ken Robinson

To realize our true creative potential - in our organizations, in our schools and in our communities - we need to think differently about ourselves and towards each other. We must learn to be creative.
Ken Robinson

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.
Lauren Bacall

With spiritual growth comes new creative potential, leading to the realization that you are pure potential, able to fill any creative impulse.
Deepak Chopra

The worship of convention has never yet led to astonishment and a joyous leap in human potential.
Tama Kieves

If you set out to be less than you are capable of, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
Jim Locke

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
Zig Ziglar

Live the wonderful life that is in you.
Oscar Wilde

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
Dalai Lama

You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself to be.
Lou Holtz

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

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 possibilities. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
Søren Kierkegaard

The light of unconditional love awakens the dormant seed potentials of the soul.
John Welwood

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

Don't cheat the world of your contribution. Give it what you've got.
Steven Pressfield

If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.
Thomas Alva Edison

If you follow someone else's way, you are not going to realize your potential.
Joseph Campbell

You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential.
Steve Garvey

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert H. Schuller

Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
Mary Kay Ash

The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so, in a sense, it is all about potential.
Steve Ballmer , Microsoft

Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the small uncaring ways.
Stephen Vincent Benet

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

Most people see what is, and never see what can be.
Albert Einstein

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let's assume that each person has an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different – to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.
John Fischer

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

In the place of stillness, rises potential. From the place of potential, emerges possibility. Where there is possibility, there is choice. And where there is choice, there is freedom.
Gabriella Goddard

We all have the extraordinary coded within us waiting to be released.
Jean Houston

The greatest truth must be recognition that in every man, in every child is the potential for greatness.
Robert F. Kennedy

We are all capable of much more than we think we are.
Lao Tzu

There is no greater burden than having great potential.
Linus from “Peanuts”

No matter what the level of your ability, you have more potential than you can ever develop in a lifetime.
James T. McCay

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.

No star is ever lost we once have seen. We always may be what we might have been.
Adelaide Anne Procter

A sobering thought: what if, at this very moment, I am living up to my full potential.
Jane Wagner

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

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