William Arthur Ward Quotes

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  • I have the opportunity, once more to right some wrongs, to pray for peace, to plant some trees, and sing more joyful songs.

  • Failure is not fatal. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It should challenge us to new heights of accomplishments, not pull us to new depths of despair. From honest failure can come valuable experience.

  • Christmas is more that a time of festivities, family, and friends; it is a season of generosity, gladness, and gratitude.

  • If you would be interesting, be interested, if you would be pleased, be pleasing, if you would be loved, be loveable, if you would be helped be helpful.

    William Arthur Ward (1968). “Thoughts of a Christian Optimist: The Words of William Arthur Ward”
  • Happiness is an inside job.

  • Do more than believe: practice.

    William Arthur Ward, “Do More”
  • Whatever gets your goat gets your attention. Whatever gets your attention gets your time. Whatever gets your time gets you. Whatever gets you becomes your master. Take care, lest a little thing horn in and get your goat

  • The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it.

  • There is one thing we can do better than anyone else: we can be ourselves.

  • Every person has the power to make others happy. Some do it simply by entering a room others by leaving the room. Some individuals leave trails of gloom; others, trails of joy. Some leave trails of hate and bitterness; others, trails of love and harmony. Some leave trails of cynicism and pessimism; others trails of faith and optimism. Some leave trails of criticism and resignation; others trails of gratitude and hope. What kind of trails do you leave?

  • Too many of us hear without heeding, read without responding, confess without changing, profess without practicing, worship without witnessing, and seek without sharing.

    William Arthur Ward (1968). “Thoughts of a Christian Optimist: The Words of William Arthur Ward”
  • In life, satisfaction is experienced when activities are brought to a state of completion. Loss of energy and loss of control are functions of incompletion. The result of completing things releases one's ability to create. Prioritize any items that need to be completed, set a completion date, then do it.

  • The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem--he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved. It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.

    "Lose the Baggage, Lose the Weight: A Woman-to-Woman Recipe for Life" by Lorna Stremcha, p. 63, October 18, 2011.
  • A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

  • 'If only' is the excuse of the loser; 'I can' is the affirmation of the winner.

  • Vow to be valiant. Resolve to be radiant. Determine to be dynamic. Strive to be sincere. Aspire to be attuned.

  • Leadership is a serving relationship that has the effect of facilitating human development

  • The momentary thrill of getting rarely equals the lasting joy of giving.

  • Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.

  • Real optimism is aware of problems but recognizes the solutions.

  • The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities; the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecision.

    William Arthur Ward (1968). “Thoughts of a Christian Optimist: The Words of William Arthur Ward”
  • Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.

  • Giving is more than a responsibility-it is a privilege; more than an act of obedience-it is evidence of our faith.

  • Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top priority.

  • Real optimism is aware of problems but recognizes the solutions, knows about difficulties but believes they can be overcome, sees the negatives but accentuates the positives, is exposed to the worst but expects the best, has reason to complain but chooses to smile.

  • The more we count the blessings we have, the less we crave the luxuries we haven't.

    William Arthur Ward (1968). “Thoughts of a Christian Optimist: The Words of William Arthur Ward”
  • Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.

    Life  
  • This bright new year is given me

    New Year   Zest  
    William Arthur Ward, “Another Fresh New Year”
  • Once trust is tarnished, it is hard to restore it to its original glow.

  • If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

    "Melania Trump Quote Sounds Suspiciously Similar To Marla Maples" by Alana Horowitz Satlin, www.huffingtonpost.com. November 04, 2016.
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