Quotes by William Arthur Ward

William Arthur Ward was an often quoted writer of inspirational maxims. More than 100 articles, poems and meditations written by Ward were published in such magazines as Reader's Digest, The Phi Delta Kappan, Science of Mind, and various Christian publications. His column “Pertinent Proverbs” was published by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and also in American service club publications.

The best Quotes and Sayings

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

Change, SunWilliam Arthur Ward
 
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Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

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

Friendship, SelflessnessWilliam Arthur Ward
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Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

GratitudeWilliam Arthur Ward
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The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.

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

Forgiveness & MercyWilliam Arthur Ward
 
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Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.

Taking action, Chances, MotivationWilliam Arthur Ward
 
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A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

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

Optimism, PessimismWilliam Arthur Ward
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