155 Motivational Human Potential Quotes To Inspire You

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Top 10 Human Potential Quotes (BEST)

  1. Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us. — Wilma Rudolph
  2. When education and resources are available to all without a price tag, there will be no limit to the human potential. — Jacque Fresco
  3. Knowledge exists potentially in the human soul like the seed in the soil; by learning the potential becomes actual. — Al-Ghazali
  4. Education should no longer be most imparting of knowledge, but must take a new path, seeking the release of human potentialities. — Maria Montessori
  5. Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential. — Bruce Lee
  6. The potential for greatness lives within us all. — Wilma Rudolph
  7. If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.' — Dave Barry
  8. The more we learn about the genome, the more excited I am about the potential for new therapies and new ways to impact human health. — Jennifer Doudna
  9. Man is greater than the tools he invents. — American Proverbs
  10. Never underestimate your ability to make someone else's life better - even if you never know it. — Greg Louganis

Short Human Potential Quotes

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  • By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential, not God. — Gloria Steinem
  • Human potential is nearly limitless. — Tom Bilyeu
  • Human potential is the only limitless resource we have in this world. — Carly Fiorina
  • Human potential, though not always apparent, is there waiting to be discovered and invited forth. — William W. Purkey
  • You have more potential than you think. — Sam Snead
  • Martial arts are a vehicle for developing your human potential. — Joe Rogan
  • Forty thousand years of evolution and we've barely even tapped the vastness of human potential. — David Koepp
  • Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. — Bruce Lee
  • Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive. — Margaret Mead
  • Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential. — Peace Pilgrim
Human potential quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

To Educate The Human Potential Quotes

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The basic purpose of a liberal arts education is to liberate the human being to exercise his or her potential to the fullest. — Barbara M. White

Every economic...acti on must set about providing each inhabitant of the planet with the minimum wherewithal to live in dignity and freedom, with the possibility of supporting a family, educating children, praising God and developing one's own human potential. — Pope Francis

I really do believe that education, despite this massive potential in transforming human lives, has not received the kind of attention that people should have given to it. — Amartya Sen

Human potential quote All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.

The human brain represents the infinity opportunity our powers are endless if we understand, harness, and empower ourselves to look inside and educate ourselves on our potential. — Ilchi Lee

Having Potential Quotes

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Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. — Leo Buscaglia

If you do not give 110% in your life, I promise your life will haunt you for the rest of your days. Time is the most valuable asset on Earth, a depreciating asset, don’t waste another moment of life where you are not at your fullest potential getting the most out of the time you have in life. — Greg Plitt

You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don't. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. — Rumi

Human potential quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

I have always been very confident and very upbeat about the future potential of India. I think it is a great country with great potential. — Ratan Tata

You’re alive. That means you have infinite potential. You can do anything, make anything, dream anything. — Neil Gaiman

Just because Fate doesn't deal you the right cards, it doesn't mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential. — Les Brown

Human potential quote It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.
It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.

Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved. — Theodore Roosevelt

Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved. — Guy Browning

I think it's obvious that the psychedelics are demonized and illegalized by our society because somewhere in our society are controlling minds that realize that these substances have the potential, have the power to unpick the controlling hierarchy. — Graham Hancock

Never have I found the limits of the photographic potential. Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance. Always, I am on the threshold. — W. Eugene Smith

What Does It Mean To Be Human Quotes

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How does contemporary technology and culture changes our understanding of what it means to be human. What is our relationship with - and responsibilities towards - that which we create. — Patricia Piccinini

You are your own stories and therefore free to imagine and experience what it means to be human... And although you don't have complete control over the narrative - no author does, I can tell you - you could nevertheless create it. — Toni Morrison

What does it mean to be human? It means we are created in the image of God for the glorious reality of being in permanent fellowship with Him. — Ravi Zacharias

I'm enormously interested to see where neuroscience can take us in understanding these complexities of the human brain and how it works, but I do think there may be limits in terms of what science can tell us about what does good and evil mean anyway, and what are those concepts about? — Francis Collins

So it is that God tugs at a pilgrim's sleeve telling him to remember that he is only human. He must be his own man, remain in exile, and belong to himself. He must pay attention to his own feelings and to the meaning of what he does, if he is to be for himself, and yet for others as well. — Sheldon B. Kopp

I always ask myself one question: what is human? What does it mean to be human? Maybe people will consider my new films brutal again. But this violence is just a reflection of what they really are, of what is in each one of us to certain degree. — Kim Ki-duk

Human Capacity Quotes

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For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed? — Bell Hooks

The specifically human capacity for language enables children to provide for auxiliary tools in the solution of difficult tasks, to overcome impulsive action, to plan a solution to a problem prior to its execution, and to master their own behavior. — Lev S. Vygotsky

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo- far more flexible than you'd ever believe at first glance. — Jodi Picoult

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. — Aldous Huxley

Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a man's or a woman's shoulders. To breathe fresh air into the fading embers of a smoldering dream. To actually change the course of another human being's day, week, or life. — Charles R. Swindoll

It is highly possible that what is called 'talented behavior' is simply a greater individual capacity for experiencing. From this point of view, it is in the increasing of the individual capacity for experiencing that the untold potentiality of a personality can be evoked. — Viola Spolin

Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020. — Ray Kurzweil

Good design, like good painting, cooking, architecture or whatever you like, is a manifestation of the capacity of the human spirit to transcend its limitations. — George Nelson

We've lost a lot of faith in mankind and humanity and the human body's capacity to heal itself. — Gary Brecka

Humans alone are created as rational beings in the image of God, capable of a relationship with God and given by him the capacity to understand the universe in which they live. — John Lennox

True Potential Quotes

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One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. — Maya Angelou

What if all those terrible stories you tell yourself about yourself aren’t true? What if the limits you self-impose on your capabilities are a lie? Consider the possibility. Then modify your behavior accordingly. — Rich Roll

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True success is reaching our potential without compromising our values. — Muhammad Ali

Each flitch, each board, each plank can have only one ideal use. The woodworker, applying a thousand skills, must find that ideal use and then shape the wood to realize its true potential. — George Nakashima

Comfort zones are deadly zones because you lose your true potential of what you can be, you start going with the status quo. — Greg Plitt

True happiness comes not when we get rid of all of our problems,but when we change our relationship to them, when we see our problems as a potential source of awakening, opportunities to practice, and to learn. — Richard Carlson

I genuinely believe that connectivity and digital identity are a human right and that our sharing economy can unlock the true potential of Africa and the world. — Micky Watkins

You have to set goals that are almost out of reach. If you set a goal that is attainable without much work or thought, you are stuck with something below your true talent and potential. — Steve Garvey

Our 'normal' 'adjusted' state is too often the abdication of ecstasy, the betrayal of our true potentialities. — R. D. Laing

A true desire is not to have but to be. We are whole creatures in potential, and the true purpose of desire is to unfold that wholeness, to become what we can be. — Eric Butterworth

Maximum Potential Quotes

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I like vending machines, because snacks are better when they fall. If I buy a candy bar at the store, oftentimes I will drop it so that is achieves its maximum flavor potential. — Mitch Hedberg

Trust and faith bring joy to life and help relationships grow to their maximum potential. — Joyce Meyer

Success is... knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others. — John C. Maxwell

There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity. — Buck Rodgers

Great design will not sell an inferior product, but it will enable a great product to achieve its maximum potential. — Thomas Watson, Jr.

Unless you have a definite, precise, clearly set goals, you are not going to realize the maximum potential that lies within you. — Zig Ziglar

I absolutely believe that people, unless coached, never reach their maximum potential. — Robert Nardelli

Continuous excellent effort, not maximum strength or superior IQ, is thekey to unlocking your potential as an achiever. — Greg Werner

The person who received maximum affection from mother, that person also sort of cultivated the potential showing affection to others. — Dalai Lama

Every day that we fail to live out the maximum of our potentialities we kill the Shakespeare, Dante, Homer, Christ which is in us. — Henry Miller

Infinite Potential Quotes

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Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself. — Roy Bennett

A story is the relationship that you develop between who you are, or who you potentially are, and the infinite world. — Shekhar Kapur

Whether you know or not, you are the infinite potential of love, peace and joy — Amit Ray

In whatever it is that I do, I find myself drawn to infinite possibility, that sense of potential. — J.J. Abrams

Everything you need to know about success is inside of you, because I believe it is inside of all of us. That is, all human beings have potential for infinite success. — Russell Simmons

Push yourself to do more and to experience more. Harness your energy to start expanding your dreams. Yes, expand your dreams. Don't accept a life of mediocrity when you hold such infinite potential within the fortress of your mind. Dare to tap into your greatness. — Robin Sharma

Culture is a matrix of infinite possibilities and choices. From within the same culture matrix we can extract arguments and strategies for the degradation and ennoblement of our species, for its enslavement or liberation, for the suppression of its productive potential or its enhancement. — Wole Soyinka

Clearly understand that the only limitations you will ever have are the limitations you impose upon yourself. You truly do have infinite potential. — Bob Proctor

A predetermined destiny does not exist; when a man is born, his life is open to all the possibilities; in other words, potentially, man has infinitely different destinies! All destinies are his probable destiny! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

The infinity of All ever bringing forth anew, and even as infinite space is around us, so is infinite potentiality, capacity, reception, malleability, matter. — Giordano Bruno

Unlimited Potential Quotes

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Musical ability is not an inborn talent but an ability which can be developed. Any child who is properly trained can develop musical ability just as all children develop the ability to speak their mother tongue. The potential of every child is unlimited. — Shinichi Suzuki

I believe that potential is unlimited – success depends on daring to act on dreams. — Estee Lauder

If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities. — Robert Conklin

Who are we? We are children of God. Our potential is unlimited. Our inheritance is sacred. May we always honor that heritage - in every thought and deed. — Russell M. Nelson

The potential for the saxophone is unlimited. — Steve Lacy

God's greatest gift to you is your unlimited potential. Your greatest gift to God is to use that potential to the fullest. — James Arthur Ray

Beyond the mind, at the deepest level of consciousnesss, resides the spirit. This is the part of us that is eternal, unchanging, and imbued with pure unlimited potential. Tapping into this potential is what enables us to manifest miracles. — Deepak Chopra

[W]hen the mind is really absent, in that silence, in that unlimited space, your potential starts glowing, radiating, flowering. Suddenly you are full of cherry blossoms, a new presence, a new fragrance. — Osho

Together, we will have one great American future. Our potential is unlimited. We will be one people, under one God, saluting one American flag. — Donald Trump

Congratulations offer more potential than cash. The amount of available cash is limited, but managers have an unlimited supply of congratulations. It's important to pay people fairly, but managers also should heap on congratulations and feed people's souls. — Ken Blanchard

Limitless Potential Quotes

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Once you realize that you can learn anything, you don’t let people put limits on you, and you sure as hell don’t mope around and focus on negative shit. — Tom Bilyeu

If you are aware of your weaknesses and are constantly learning, your potential is virtually limitless. — Jay Sidhu

The blues is a mighty long road. Or it could be a river, one that twists and turns and flows into a sea of limitless musical potential. — Billy Gibbons

We can either watch life from the sidelines, or actively participate... Either we let self-doubt and feelings of inadequacy prevent us from realising our potential, or embrace the fact that when we turn our attention away from ourselves, our potential is limitless. — Christopher Reeve

When we turn our attention away from ourselves, our potential is limitless. — Christopher Reeve

If you practice Yoga for small, selfish reasons, you will remain the same, bound by your beliefs about what you can and cannot do. Let go and offer your effort to limitless potential. Dedicate yourself to the happiness of all beings. — Sharon Gannon

You must believe you have limitless potential in order to manifest your genius fully. Tell yourself every day, "I am a genius," and believe it. — Ilchi Lee

Limitless is your potential. Magnificent is your future. — Gordon B. Hinckley

Your brain has a capacity for learning that is virtually limitless, which makes every human a potential genius. — Michael J. Gelb

I can change. I can live out of my imagination instead of my memory. I can tie myself to my limitless potential instead of my limiting past — Stephen Covey

Full Potential Quotes

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We will never know our full potential unless we push ourselves to find it. It's this self discovery that inevitably takes us to the wildest places on earth. — Travis Rice

We'll never know our full potential unless we push ourselves to find it. — Travis Rice

All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential. — Harvey Milk

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. — Eddie Robinson

We are all one family in the world. Building a community that empowers everyone to attain their full potential through each of us respecting each other's dignity, rights and responsibilities makes the world a better place to live. — Pope John Paul II

The Finland of the 21st century can thrive only if women of learning - in common with their male counterparts - are guaranteed the opportunity to use their creative potential to the full. — Tarja Halonen

Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. — Ashley Smith

Biotech is so much more powerful than our Normaltech. Imagine if we could tap its full potential; maybe your car could just heal itself of any scratches. Or it could give birth to your new car. And then you could feed the old one to your house. — Andrej Karpathy

We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women. Whether the issue is food security, economic recovery, health, or peace and security, the participation of women is needed now more than ever. — Michelle Bachelet

Whatever you do, do it all the way. — Tom Bilyeu

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More Human Potential Quotes

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Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to make a difference, to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstandin g and provide a beautiful context for life's drama. — Frank Gehry

The human race is a herd. Here we are, unique, eternal aspects of consciousness with an infinity of potential, and we have allowed ourselves to become an unthinking, unquestioning blob of conformity and uniformity. A herd. Once we concede to the herd mentality, we can be controlled and directed by a tiny few. And we are. — David Icke

If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place. — Margaret Mead

Well, Nigeria has played a constructive role in peacekeeping in various parts of West Africa. But unless and until Nigeria itself is democratic and respects human rights, it too may well be a source of much greater instability as political repression limits the ability of the people of Nigeria to achieve their full potential. — Susan Rice

It's hard to know whether to laugh or to cry at the human predicament. Here we are with so much wisdom and tenderness, and—without even knowing it—we cover it over to protect ourselves from insecurity. Although we have the potential to experience the freedom of a butterfly, we mysteriously prefer the small and fearful cocoon of ego. — Pema Chodron

Sometimes you think that you need to be perfect, that you cannot make mistakes ... realize you are a human being - like everyone else capable of reaching great potential but not capable of being perfect. — Susan Polis Schutz

In every child who is born, no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again: and in him, too, once more, and of each of us, our terrific responsibility toward human life; toward the utmost idea of goodness, of the horror of terror, and of God. — James Agee

I started getting more and more active around immigration reform because this was such a waste of lives, such a waste of potential, such a waste for our country not to have the human capital that we developed - geared toward improving our entire society. — Laurene Powell Jobs

Every human life contains a potential, if that potential is not fulfilled, then that life was wasted. — Carl Jung

It constantly amazes me that men and women wander the earth marveling at the highest mountains, the deepest ocean, the whitest sands, the most exotic islands, the most intriguing birds of the air and fish of the sea - and all the time never stop to marvel at themselves and realize their infinite potential as human beings. — Matthew Kelly

Converting the Internet into a system of surveillance thus guts it of its core potential. Worse, it turns the Internet into a tool of repression, threatening to produce the most extreme and oppressive weapon of state intrusion human history has ever seen. — Glenn Greenwald

The best that can be said about embryonic stem cell research is that it is scientific exploration into the potential benefits of killing human beings. — Tom DeLay

I’m here to establish a paradigm shift in perception of human potential. This project is for everybody. — Nirmal Purja

Our nation was created in ways that allow human potential to prosper, and it created the greatest nation for people in the history of humanity. Now Obama is dismantling it, because he has no appreciation for our greatness. In fact, he resents it. He blames this country for whatever evils he sees around the world. — Rush Limbaugh

Each human being is bred with a unique set of potentials that yearn to be fulfilled as surely as the acorn yearns to become the oak within it. — Aristotle

Our concerns sink into insignificance when compared with the eternal value of human personality - a potential child of God which is destined to triumph over lie, pain, and death. No one can take this sublime meaning of life away from us, and this is the one thing that matters. — Igor Sikorsky

If my story stands for anything, it is that the human body, mind, and spirit are far more resilient than you can possibly imagine. My testimony is that each and every one of us is sitting atop vast reservoirs of untapped potential. We're all capable of feats beyond our limited imagination. And personal growth isn't just possible, it's our mandate. — Rich Roll

One attribute of the human being is the potential to keep on growing, to keep on developing. And I think there's room in each of us. I hate to hear someone say, oh well, that man or that woman is sixty or seventy or eighty or ninety or a hundred, so he's finished. There's always something that can be transformed on the upward spiral. — William Segal

We have to go for what we think we're fully capable of, not limit ourselves by what we've been in the past — Vivek Paul

A cosmology that admits of only one male god limits women’s capacity to envision their full potential as human beings. — Layne Redmond

Deposits of unfinished grief reside in more American hearts that I ever imagined. Until these pockets are opened and their contents aired openly, they block unimagined amounts of human growth and potential. They can give rise to bizarre and unexplained behavior which causes untold internal stress. — Robert Kavanaugh

Coffee has ... expand[ed] humanity's working-day from twelve to a potential twenty-four hours. The tempo, the complexity, the tension of modern life, call for something that can perform the miracle of stimulating brain activity, without evil, habit-forming after-effects. — Margaret Meagher

In a battery, I strive to maximize electrical potential. When mentoring, I strive to maximize human potential. — Donald Sadoway

No one culture has ever developed all human potentialities; it has always selected certain capacities, mental and emotional and moral, and stifled others. Each culture is a system of values which may well complement the values in another. — Ruth Benedict

Human potential is the same for all. Your feeling, 'I am of no value', is wrong. Absolutely wrong. You are deceiving yourself. We all have the power of thought — so what are you lacking? If you have will-power , then you can do anything. It is usually said that you are your own master. — Dalai Lama

All human beings are born with the same creative potential. Most people squander theirs away on a million superflous things. I expend mine on one thing and one thing only: my art. — Pablo Picasso

The big challenge is to become all that you have the possibility of becoming. You cannot believe what it does to the human spirit to maximize your human potential and stretch yourself to the limit. — Jim Rohn

It is the human potentials that interest me. I travel and everywhere I go I am amazed at the presence of Nigerians. The intelligence, integrity, productivity, initiative. — Wole Soyinka

In Conclusion

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