William Arthur Ward - Quotes

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A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.

Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

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

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

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

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

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

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

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

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

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

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become. ---->>>

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

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

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

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition. ---->>>

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.

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

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

Happiness is an inside job.

Happiness is an inside job.

Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have. ---->>>

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.

To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity. ---->>>

Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube. ---->>>

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

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

We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys. ---->>>

Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day! ---->>>

Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
Birthplace:
Die: 06-21, 1994
Occupation: Writer
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William Arthur Ward (1921–March 30, 1994) is one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims. More than 100 articles, poems and meditations written by Ward have been published in such magazines as Reader's Digest, This Week, The Upper Room, Together, The Christian Advocate, The Adult Student, The Adult Teacher, The Christian Home, The Phi Delta Kappan, Science of Mind, The Methodist Layman, Sunshine, and Ideals (wikipedia)