William Arthur Ward Quotes

1921 - 1994

William Arthur Ward was an American, author, editor, pastor and teacher. As you read these quotes you will see a man who had a lot of common sense! His words are both motivating and inspiring.

The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.
William Arthur Ward

Words of Encouragement   |  

Begin while others are procrastinating. Work while others are wishing.
William Arthur Ward

Procrastination   |  

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

God   |  

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

Gratitude   |  

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

Blessed   |  

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

Wisdom   |  

Friendship flourishes at the fountain of forgiveness.
William Arthur Ward

Friendship   |  

Opportunities are like sunrises - if you wait too long, you miss them.
William Arthur Ward

Opportunity   |  

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

Optimistic   |  

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

Attitude   |  

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

Graduation Quotes   |  

Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.
William Arthur Ward

Adversity   |  

To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
William Arthur Ward

Mistake   |  

Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is inspiring change. Learning is more than absorbing facts, it is acquiring understanding.
William Arthur Ward

Teacher   |  

A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.
William Arthur Ward

Fear   |  

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