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William Arthur Ward

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

— William Arthur Ward

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

— William Arthur Ward

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

— William Arthur Ward

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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

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

— William Arthur Ward

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

— William Arthur Ward


Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.

— William Arthur Ward

#just-do-it #live-life #make-a-difference #dreams

A life lived without forgiveness is a prison.

— William Arthur Ward

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We can choose to throw stones, to stumble on them, to climb over them, or to build with them.

— William Arthur Ward


About William Arthur Ward

Did you know about William Arthur Ward?

He was a professional member of Sigma Delta Chi American College Public Relations Association Religious Public Relations Council and Phi Delta Kappa. Also by William Arthur Ward: For This One Hour Thoughts of a Christian Optimist Prayer Is. William Arthur Ward (1921–March 30 1994) author of Fountains of Faith is one of America's most quoted writers of inspirational maxims.

More than 100 articles poems and meditations written by Ward have been publiWilliam Arthur Wardd 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. 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.

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