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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.

Author: Alan Alda (1936)

Profession: American Actor

There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.

Author: Rusty Berkus


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

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.

Author: Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

Profession: British Author, Physician, , Philosopher

Whatever your discipline, become a student of excellence in all things. Take every opportunity to observe people who manifest the qualities of mastery. These models of excellence will inspire you and guide you toward the fulfillment of your highest potential.

Author: Tony Buzan

Profession: British Peak Performance Expert, Author, Creator of "Mind Mapping"

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

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

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

Author: Liane Cardes


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

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

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

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The treacherous, unexplored areas of the world are not in continents or the seas; they are in the hearts and minds of men.

Author: Allen E. Claxton


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.

Author: Stephen R. Covey

Profession: American Speaker, Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

A pint can't hold a quart -- if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.

Author: Margaret Deland


Its the moment you think you can't that you realize you can.

Author: Celine Dion (1968)

Profession: French-Canadian Singer

Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.

Author: Marilyn Ferguson

Profession: American Writer

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.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company