32 You Are Capable Quotes for More Motivation in Life

“You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.”

O. Wilson

“You are capable of more than you ever thought.”

Richard Machowicz

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

Nelson Mandela

“It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. “

Douglas Adams

“Sometimes you think that you need to be perfect, that you cannot make mistakes … realize you are a human being – like everyone else capable of reaching great potential but not capable of being perfect.”

Susan Polis Schutz

“It’s not too late at all. You just don’t yet know what you are capable of.”

Mahatma Gandhi

“You’re an interesting species, an interesting mix. You’re capable of such beautiful dreams and such horrible nightmares. You feel so lost, so cut off, so alone, only you’re not. See, in all our searching, the only thing we’ve found that makes the emptiness bearable is each other.”

Carl Sagan

“I run because it’s so symbolic of life. You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. You might feel that you can’t. But then you find your inner strength, and realize you’re capable of so much more than you thought.”

Arthur Blank

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. “

John Wooden

“If we were never depressed we would not be alive – only material things don’t suffer depression. If human beings were not capable of depression, we would have no capacity for happiness and exaltation. Whenever you examine yourself, take into your capacity for depression.”

Oswald Chambers

“People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives. “

Michael Straczynski

“I just constantly tell myself that I should be the only one to define my worth and what I’m capable of and how I perceive myself. And that I should never source that worth from other people, especially strangers on social media. They don’t know who I am, the length of my journey, who I am as a person.

Catriona Gray

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Do you see the real you, or what you have been conditioned to believe is you? The two are so, so different. One is an infinite consciousness capable of being and creating whatever it chooses, the other is an illusion imprisoned by its own perceived and programmed limitations. “

David Icke

“I want to be all that I am capable of becoming. “

Katherine Mansfield

“It seems we are capable of immense love and loyalty, and as capable of deceit and atrocity. It’s probably this shocking ambivalence that makes us unique. “

John Scott

“We need to be united, and we all need to understand that we’re all capable of achieving the American dream. And, but that has to be something that is self-realized. And also, to demonize someone for achieving the American dream is unfair. “

Stacey Dash

“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.”

Jodi Picoult

“Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions … do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”

Tina Fey

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”

E. Cummings

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.”

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.”

Andre Dubus

“I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.”

Queen Latifah

“If you plan on being anything less than you are capable of being, you will probably be unhappy all the days of your life.”

Abraham Maslow

“The distance between the actual developmental level as determined by independent problem solving and the level of potential development as determined through problem solving under adult guidance or in collaboration with more capable peers. “

Lev S. Vygotsky

“To achieve the highest accomplishments within the scope of our capabilities in all walks of life we must constantly strive to acquire strong, healthy bodies and develop our minds to the limits of our ability.”

Joseph Pilates

“Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it’s giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness.”

Hoda Kotb

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”

Helen Keller

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. “

Martin Luther King Jr.

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

David Brinkley

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. “

Michael Jordan

“I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want. “

Muhammad Ali

“Attitude determines how well you do it.”

Lou Holtz

Brian Lee
Founder of Darbaroud.com: I like to write about self-improvement and achieving excellence, and believe that it is these qualities that ultimately make people successful in life.

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