86 Total Quotes

William Ward Quotes

Opportunities are like sunrises -- if you wait too long, you miss them.
William Ward
#Advantage

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses.
William Ward
#Anger

A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.
William Ward
#Faith

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
William Ward
#French Author

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.
William Ward
#French Author #Imagination #Quote of the Day #Motivational

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say "thank you?"
William Ward
#French Author

Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.
William Ward
#Action #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #inspirational

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate
William Ward
#Admiration

Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
William Ward
#Wisdom

Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.
William Ward
#Achievement

Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.
William Ward
#Character

Men never plan to be failures; they simply fail to plan to be successful.
William Ward
#Success #Motivational #Quote of the Day #inspirational

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
William Ward
#French Author

Interruptions can be viewed as sources of irritation or opportunities for service, as moments lost or experience gained, as time wasted or horizons widened. They can annoy us or enrich us, get under our skin or give us a shot in the arm. Monopolize our minutes or spice our schedules, depending on our attitude toward them.
William Ward
#Attitude

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!
William Ward
#French Author

The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.
William Ward
#Cost

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change.Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.
William Ward
#Change

Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.
William Ward
#Listening

To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
William Ward
#French Author

Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.
William Ward
#Bitterness

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.
William Ward
#French Author