William Arthur Ward Quotes & Wallpapers

William Arthur Ward
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The more patient we are, the more understanding we become. William Arthur Ward

To bear defeat with dignity, to accept criticism with poise, to receive honors with humility - these are marks of maturity and graciousness. William Arthur Ward

Faith is knowing there is an ocean because you have seen a brook. William Arthur Ward

Real optimism has reason to complain but prefers to smile. William Arthur Ward

Raised voices lower esteem. Hot tempers cool friendships. Loose tongues stretch truth. Swelled heads shrink influence. Sharp words dull respect. William Arthur Ward

A second-class is a first-class mistake. William Arthur Ward

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change. William Arthur Ward

The greatest failure is the failure to try. William Arthur Ward

A life lived without forgiveness is a prison. William Arthur Ward

The pessimist borrows trouble; the optimists lend encouragement. William Arthur Ward

A Winner's Blueprint for Achievement BELIEVE while others are doubting. PLAN while others are playing. STUDY while others are sleeping. DECIDE while others are delaying. PREPARE while others are daydreaming. BEGIN while others are procrastinating. WORK while others are wishing. SAVE while others are wasting. LISTEN while others are talking. SMILE while others are frowning. COMMEND while others are criticizing. PERSIST while others are quitting. William Arthur Ward

Leadership is a serving relationship that has the effect of facilitating human development William Arthur Ward

A mediocre music teacher tells. A good music teacher explains. A superior music teacher demonstrates. A great music teacher inspires. William Arthur Ward

A religion without the Holy Ghost, though it had all the ordinances and all the doctrines of the New Testament, would certainly not be Christianity. William Arthur Ward

Excellence without effort is as futile as progress without preparation. William Arthur Ward

Optimists enrich the present, enhance the future,challenge the improbable and attain the impossible William Arthur Ward

Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis. William Arthur Ward

Friendship flourishes at the fountain of forgiveness. William Arthur Ward

Forgiveness from others is charity; from God, grace; from oneself, wisdom. William Arthur Ward

Real optimism is exposed to the worst but expects the best. William Arthur Ward

Encourage me, and I will not forget you. William Arthur Ward

Man, like the bridge, was designed to carry the load of the moment, not the combined weight of a year at once. William Arthur Ward

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? William Arthur Ward

Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. William Arthur Ward

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say 'thank you?' William Arthur Ward

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. William Arthur Ward

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. William Arthur Ward

Fools act on imagination without knowledge. Pedants act on knowledge without imagination. William Arthur Ward

Men never plan to be failures; they simply fail to plan to be successful William Arthur Ward

But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live. Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom. Only a person who risks is free. The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; and the realist adjusts the sails William Arthur Ward

Do more than dream. Work. William Arthur Ward

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. William Arthur Ward

Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom. William Arthur Ward

Television remote controls encourage couch potatoes to exercise their options while broadening their base. William Arthur Ward

The optimist pleasantly ponders how high his kite will fly; the pessimist woefully wonders how soon his kite will fall. William Arthur Ward

Our greatest challenge-our greatest opportunity-is found in these words: 'Choose ye this day....'. William Arthur Ward

What you believe is more important than what you possess. What you live is more lasting than what you profess. Whom you inspire is more significant than whom you impress. William Arthur Ward

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings. William Arthur Ward

Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. William Arthur Ward

We are most like beasts when we kill. We are most like men when we judge. We are most like God when we forgive. William Arthur Ward

A success is one who decided to succeed and worked. A failure is one who decided to succeed and wished. William Arthur Ward

When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves. William Arthur Ward

Opportunity is often difficult to recognize; we usually expect it to beckon us with beepers and billboards. William Arthur Ward

Enthusiasm is the match that lights the candle of achievement. William Arthur Ward

The adventure of life is to learn... William Arthur Ward

The regeneration of a sinner is an evidence of power in the highest sphere-moral nature; with the highest prerogative-to change nature; and operating to the highest result-not to create originally, which is great; but to create anew, which is greater. William Arthur Ward

TODAY can be a healthy unusual day for you-and for others-if you take time to give someone a smile . . . to express a word of kindness . . . to lend a helping hand to someone in need . . . ..to write a note of gratitude . . . to give a word of encouragement to someone who is temporarily overcome with problems . . . to share a portion of your material possessions with others. William Arthur Ward

The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he cannot learn, feel change, grow or live... William Arthur Ward

Three enemies of personal peace: regret over yesterday's mistakes, anxiety over tomorrow's problems, and ingratitude for today's blessings. William Arthur Ward

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate. William Arthur Ward

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. William Arthur Ward

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

A friend is one who joyfully sings with you when you are on the mountaintop, and silently walks beside you through the valley. William Arthur Ward

If laser beams can cut through mountains, why should we doubt the power of prayer? William Arthur Ward

This bright new year is given me To live each day with zest To daily grow and try to be My highest and my best! William Arthur Ward

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

Believe while others are doubting. William Arthur Ward

Success never resides in the world of weak wishes, but in the palace of purposeful plans and prayerful persistence. William Arthur Ward

Real optimism sees the negatives but accentuates the positive. William Arthur Ward

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings. William Arthur Ward

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition. William Arthur Ward

We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys. William Arthur Ward

Do you depend on others for motivation - or can you motivate yourself? William Arthur Ward

Three enemies of personal peace: regret over yesterday's mistakes, anxiety over tomorrow's problems, and ingratitude for today's blessings. William Arthur Ward

The greatest hazard in life is to risk NOTHING. William Arthur Ward

Men never plan to be failures; they simply fail to plan to be successful. William Arthur Ward

The greatest ideas, the most profound thoughts, and the most beautiful poetry are born from the womb of silence William Arthur Ward

Each of us will one day be judged by our standard of life, not by our standard of living; by our measure of giving, not by our measure of wealth; by our simple goodness, not by our seeming greatness. William Arthur Ward

Only the person who risks is truly free William Arthur Ward

Before you speak, listen. William Arthur Ward



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