About:- William Arthur Ward (1921–March 30, 1994), an author of Fountains of Faith, is one of America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims. His column Pertinent Proverbs has been featured in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and in numerous service club publications throughout the United States and abroad. He is one of the most frequently quoted writers in the pages of Quote, the international weekly digest for public speakers.

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 Phi Delta.

William Arthur Ward is one of the most frequently quoted writers in the pages of Quote.

 

Motivational Quotes By  William Arthur Ward

 

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.”

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Famous Quotes By  William Arthur Ward

 

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

 

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

 

“Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.”

 

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

 

“A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.”

 

“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.”

 

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

 

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

 

“We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.”

 

“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.”

 

Top 6 Motivational Quotes By  William Arthur Ward

 

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

 

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

 

“We can learn much from wise words, little from wisecracks, and less from wise guys.”

 

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

 

“Happiness is an inside job.”

 

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