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William Arthur Ward

William Arthur Ward (1921 1994) was an American writer.
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A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

William Arthur Ward

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

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

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

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.

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.

William Arthur Ward

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

William Arthur Ward