My top ten quotes on fulfilling potential

The world would be a better place if we all chased our dreams and fulfilled our potential. I’m extremely fortunate that my parents always supported my outlandish dreams, even from a very young age. 

Simon Sinek is guest editing for our new campaign, curating content that inspires him around the theme of fulfilling potential. 

On this subject, I have put together my top ten quotes to give you some new year inspiration. 

10. “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai

9.“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark Twain

8. “There are no limitations to the mind except those that we acknowledge.” – Napoleon Hill


7. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu

6. “Continuous effort, not strength nor intelligence, is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill

5.“I believe that if you have revolutionary potential, you must make the world a better place and use it.” – Lady Gaga

4. “Just try new things. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?” – Michelle Obama


3. “When I’m not feeling my best I ask myself, ‘What are you gonna do about it?’ I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me.” – Beyoncé

2. “I think that’s the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.” – Elon Musk

1. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

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