quote by Benjamin E. Mays

The tragedy of life is not found in failure but complacency. Not in you doing too much, but doing too little. Not in you living above your means, but below your capacity. It's not failure but aiming too low, that is life's greatest tragedy.

— Benjamin E. Mays

Exciting Untapped quotations

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

Inside every seed is the potential for an incredible harvest.

Coaching is unlocking a person's potential to maximize their own performance.

It is helping them to learn rather than teaching them.

I have this ability to find this hidden talent in people that sometimes even they didn't know they had.

Given that we can live only a small part of what there is in us -- what happens with the rest?

The way to activate the seeds of your creation is by making choices about the results you want to create. When you make a choice, you activate vast human energies and resources, which otherwise go untapped.

I am a big believer that everybody has unusual, and certainly untapped, potential. The more people like that we can line up with their skill set and with their abilities, the more success we get to have.

As the world community develops in peace, it will open up great untapped reservoirs in human nature.

You must decide if you are going to rob the world or bless it with the rich, valuable, potent, untapped resources locked away within you.

The greatest untapped reservoir of raw material in the history of our game is the black race.

The polling of Internet users shows that friends recommendations are the most reliable driver behind purchasing decisions. Right now that market is largely untapped. Facebook and other social networks can allow that to happen.

Development does not start with goods;

it starts with people and their education, organization, and discipline. Without these three, all resources remain latent, untapped, potential.

Microfinance recognizes that poor people are remarkable reservoirs of energy and knowledge, posing an untapped opportunity to create markets, bring people in from the margins and give them the tools with which to help themselves.

Most of us have more potential than we will ever develop.

What holds us back is often a lack of courage.

Synergy is the highest activity of life;

it creates new untapped alternatives; it values and exploits the mental, emotional, and psychological differences between people.

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.

You have more potential than you think.

Leadership is not something that is done to people, like fixing your teeth.

Leadership is unlocking people's potential to become better.

We cannot continue to mourn about our country being poor while our minerals are lying untapped and with harvesting at Lake Natron, we will not be the first to do so, because our neighbours, Kenya, are doing the same on the other side of the lake.

Women's strength, women's industry, women's wisdom are humankind's greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for U.N. Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this resource can be effectively tapped in ways that benefit us all.

You work and live to meet your daily needs rather than to maximize your potential. You simply exist from day to day, without much passion or enthusiasm for life. Meanwhile, your talents remain untapped, buried somewhere deep inside. This is an awful way to live.

Your mind is the greatest home entertainment center ever created.

It requires contemplative silence to really discover who you truly are. You have immense talents, resources and abilities that are untapped.

I'm underrealized," Lula said. "I gotta lot of untapped potential. Yesterday my horoscope said I gotta expand my horizons." "You expand any more in that dress, and you'll get yourself arrested," Connie said. -- Twelve Sharp

The biggest untapped source of energy today is our youth.

I am from an age of consumerism, but my two daughters are young enough to change the way their generation thinks.

The Philippines has vast minerals that are still untapped.

It has one of the world's largest deposits of gold, nickel, copper and chromite. Through responsible mining, we intend to generate more revenues from the extraction of these resources.

There lies within each person a huge reservoir of untapped potential for achievement, success, happiness, health and greater prosperity. It's like an ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channelled toward some great good.

I can see in your eyes that there’s no seam of untapped joy left in you.

The best of life has come and gone. Those days when sudden epiphanies swept over you, and you had visions of the rightness of all things and of your place amongst them; they’re history. You’re in a darker place now.

The sovereign quality of wilderness is the same wherever encountered.

... Each manifestation has an unshackled quality-each stirs untapped longings-each gives a fillip to living-each has an unsurpassed lilt which bursts from the deepest wellsprings of life. These are the realities found in the wilderness of the Great Smoky Mountains.

There is giant untapped potential in disagreement, especially if the disagreement is between two or more thoughtful people

Niagaras of beauty are flowing by untapped by ordinary consciousness.

. . . Would that we could send robots who could film these psychedelic realities. . . . The presence of so much beauty is an argument to me that truth cannot be far away.

[We need] to nurture the entrepreneurial spirit and the tremendous untapped potential in our prisons.

We need stem-cell research, no question about it.

It is absolutely crucial for moving our medical science forward. We are trying to harness an untapped source of energy that can provide cures and possibly even prevent disease and suffering.

I'm a great believer in people and their untapped potential.

The single largest pool of untapped resource in this world is human good intentions that never translate into action.