Potential is one of the most wonderful words in any language. It looks forward with optimism. It is filled with hope. It promises success. It implies fulfillment. It hints at greatness. Potential is a word based on possibilities.
Learn to say ‘no’ to the good so you can say ‘yes’ to the best.
The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.
People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.
Once there was a young woman who complained to her father about her life and how hard things were for her. Adversity was overwhelming her, and she wanted to give up. As he listened, her father filled three pots with water and brought them to a boil. Into the first he put carrots, into the second he put eggs, and into the third he put ground coffee beans. He let them simmer and cool, then asked her to feel the now-squishy carrots and examine the hardened eggs. Then he told her to taste the rich drink made from coffee beans and plain water.
“Pride is concerned about who is right. Humility is concerned about what is right.”
Ezra Taft Benson
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.