… by stretching yourself beyond your perceived level of confidence you accelerate your development of competence.
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.
A pint can't hold a quart — if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.
A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
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.
And what is the potential man, after all? Is he not the sum of all that is human? Divine, in other words?
Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cannot get there by bus, only by hard work, risking and by not quite knowing what you are doing. What you will discover will be wonderful; yourself.
By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.
Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.
Culture is the process by which a person becomes all that they were created capable of being.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
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!
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.
For he was likely, had he been put on, to have proved most royally.
For the wise man looks into space and he knows there is no limited dimensions.
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?
Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential.
I always felt that I hadn't achieved what I wanted to achieve. I always felt I could get better. That's the whole incentive.
I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.
I have always had the feeling I could do anything and my dad told me I could. I was in college before I found out he might be wrong.