Potential: ( ability......... )

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

I do not believe we are all created equal. Physical and emotional differences, parental guidance, varying environments, being in the right place at the right time all play a role in enhancing or limiting development. But I do believe every man and woman, if given the opportunity and encouragement to recognize their potential, regardless of background, has the freedom to choose in our world. Will an individual be a taker or a giver in life? Will he be satisfied merely to exist, or will he seek a meaningful purpose? Will he dare to dream the impossible dream? --- zzz

If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never. --- Soren Kierkegaard 1813

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. --- Henry Ford 1863

If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can't accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. --- Rosalyn Carter

It is important not to accept unnecessary limits in our lives. The most severe limit is most often the one we place on ourselves by not striving for greatness. It is irresponsible not to attempt to use our talent, ability, and opportunities to benefit others. --- President Carter

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility ... In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have ... is the ability to take on responsibility. --- Michael Korda

There are admirable potentialities in every human being. Believe in your strength and your truth. Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself. "It all depends on me." --- Andre Gide 1869

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming is the only end of life. --- Robert Louis Stevenson 1850

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 1749

When you reach real ability you will be able to become one with the enemy. Entering his heart you will see that he is not your enemy after all. (Japanese sword Master) --- Tsuji

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