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Don't assume you know how much potential you have. Sometimes the only way to know what you can do is to test yourself. (Scott Adams)

One can do many, many wonderful things but no one can tap on to their fullest potential without asking the heavens to reveal what their intentions are. (Samuel Adoquei)

I have always believed in responding creatively to the maximum range of visual stimuli, for perhaps to do otherwise would be to inhibit an artist's potential to emotively touch people in visually diverse ways. (Greg Allen)

Most people aren't anywhere near to realizing their creative potential, in part because they're laboring in environments that impede intrinsic motivation. (Teresa Amabile)

Face new challenges, seize new opportunities, test your resources against the unknown and in the process, discover your own unique potential. (John Amatt)

A rose only becomes beautiful and blesses others when it opens up and blooms. Its greatest tragedy is to stay in a tight-closed bud, never fulfilling its potential. (Anonymous)

Everyone has peak performance potential – you just need to know where they are coming from and meet them there. (Anonymous)

If ya ain't got it in ya, ya can't blow it out. (Louis Armstrong)

Potential has a shelf life. (Margaret Atwood)

I am not a has-been. I am a will be. (Lauren Bacall)

The real Tragedy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort - he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature. (Arnold Bennett)

The truth is that we were born to have it all. And part of our handicap as adults is that we no longer understand our potential. (Yehuda Berg)

I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; / because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. / I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; / for a might-have-been has never been, but a has was once an are. (Milton Berle)

-prepared remarks for Imagining Toronto: A City-Builders' Symposium...
We are potential. There is so much room for innovation, but like insecure tweens we are afraid to make the first move. We aren't sophisticated or experienced enough to be bold. We are awkward and gangly and have bad proportions. (Shary Boyle)

I don't want to represent man as he is, but only as he might be. (Albert Camus)

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential. (Winston Churchill)

Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising. (Cyril Connolly)

If the eye watches the hand, this would enable the marks being placed on the page to receive the proper guidance, but the results would be memory and destroy the potential of drawing the reality. (Lorne Coutts)

This day, like all days, holds great potential. (Jeff Davidson)

We need images and myths through which we can see who we are and what we might become. (Christine Downing)

The experience of making a pencil rendering or watercolor sketch on site, in the rush of inspiration, seems to sit somewhere in the brain as a form of potential energy. (Dan DuBois)

The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be constantly in the process of change; yet at each state, at each moment, it is perfectly all right as it is. (W. Timothy Gallwey)

Keeping your mind open in the face of uncertainty is the single most powerful secret of unleashing your creative potential. (Michael J. Gelb)

Quidem te est - It is in you. (Kjerkius Gennius, 36BC)

Never say, 'I can't.' It closes the door to potential development. (Irwin Greenberg)

The purpose of truly transcendent art is to express something you are not yet, but something that you can become. (Alex Grey)

None of us know all the potentialities that slumber in the spirit of the population, or all the ways in which that population can surprise us when there is the right interplay of events. (Vaclav Havel)

The worship of convention has never yet led to astonishment and a joyous leap in human potential. (Tama J. Kieves)

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world. (Dalai Lama)

Every human being has creative powers. You were born to create. Appreciate your inborn potential. (Nita Leland)

Every youth owes it to himself and to the world to make the most possible out of the stuff that is in him... (Orison Swett Marden)

Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled? ...a good question might be not why do people create? But why do people not create or innovate? (Abraham Maslow)

One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king. (Abraham Maslow)

We are all on our own journeys as artists. Many can lead us part of the way, but only the artist can truly discover his own potential because it lies within himself. (Mary Moquin)

It's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you will realize your true potential. (Barack Obama)

Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential. (Peace Pilgrim)

In examining the potential of individuals, we must focus on their strengths and not just their mistakes. We cannot be limited by what they may have spilled in the kitchen. (William Pollard)

No star was ever lost we once have seen; / We always may be what we might have been. (Adelaide Proctor)

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)

Don't let that feeling of not being good enough hold you back and keep you from reaching your potential. (Sandy Sandy)

Even when one gives up, one still has the potential to be rewired to achieve. One simply must learn to recognize when a door has just closed and aim for an open one. (Maria Scaringi)

There are a lot of good pieces still to be written in C Major. (Arnold Schoenberg)

True art is the intermediary between man's ordinary nature and his higher potentialities. (Ernst F. Schumacher)

Look at things... as they can be. (David J. Schwartz)

It's not about what it is, it's about what it can become. (Dr. Seuss)

We want to show the guts of photography - mainly because we love it so much. Each step in the process has its own beauty and limitless potential. (Doug and Mike Starn)

Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited proletariat but as temporarily embarrassed millionaires. (John Steinbeck)

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life. (Robert Louis Stevenson)

The average person works at fifty percent or less of their potential. Your job is to unleash that extra fifty percent. (Brian Tracy)

To ask for paintings which are understandable to all people everywhere, is to ask of the artist infinitely less than what he is capable of doing. (Jack Tworkov)

Your heart is full of fertile seeds, waiting to sprout. (Morihei Ueshiba)

I have allowed myself to lead this little life, when inside me there was so much more. And it's all gone unused. And now it never will be. Why do we get all this life if we don't ever use it? Why do we get all these feelings and dreams and hopes if we don't ever use them? (Shirley Valentine)

When you push yourself, you flex your potential, and if you're listening carefully, you'll sense that the experience is the teacher. (Kirk Wassell)

Like the hollow nothingness within the seed of a tree, which contains the potential of the entire tree, the experience of nothingness in the unmanifest field has within it the lively potential of everything in creation. (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

The fact is that the creative person is a disciplined craftsman whose 'gift' is a reaching out toward his most profound personal potential. (Joseph Zinker)