Potential Quotes

These potential quotes remind us that we have greatness within us, and much more ability than we think (or often use). These quotes also point out the pain of regret for not using our capabilities. I hope these quotes inspire and motivate you to set goals that will tap into your nearly unlimited potential for the future.

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The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.
(Arthur C. Clarke)

Without continuous personal development, you are now all that you will ever become, and hell starts when the person you are meets the person you could have been.
(Eli Cohen)

It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
(Walt Disney)

The greatest good you can do for another is not just share your riches, but reveal to them their own.
(Benjamin Disraeli)

If we did all the things we were capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.
(Thomas Edison)

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
(George Elliott)

The saddest words of tongue or pen are these four words - it might have been.
(Oliver Wendell Holmes)

It is not the impossibilities that fills us with deepest despair, but possibilities that we have failed to realize.
(Robert Mallet)

Other people's opinions do not determine your potential.
(Joel Osteen from “Become a Better You”)

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

It is the nature of man to rise to greatness if greatness is expected of him.
(John Steinbeck)

Brian Tracy, potential quotes, success quotes

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)

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

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
(Horace Walpole)


I’ve tried to provide proper attribution to the original sources of these quotations. Please let me know if there are any that may be in error, or if you know some of the sources I have identified as “unknown”. Thanks!

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