65 Unqualified Quotes On Success In Life

These unqualified quotes will motivate you. Unqualified, not officially recognized as a practitioner of a particular profession or activity through having satisfied the relevant conditions or requirements.

Below you will find a collection of inspiring, happy, and encouraging unqualified quotes, unqualified sayings, and unqualified proverbs.

Best Unqualified Quotes

  1. “To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.” ~ Winston Churchill
  2. “I have always known that, because God so miraculously rescued me that he would also use me. God always uses the unqualified to fulfill his commission. This ensures that no man can take credit. God likes those of us that are pulled from the depths of sin and anoints us to do the same for others. We are those who have the testimony that begins with…. “If it had not been for Jesus!”” ~ Jay Haizlip
  3. “The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism.” ~ Angelina Grimke
  4. “Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn’t. You cannot shirk this and be a man. To decide against your conviction is to be an unqualified and excusable traitor, both to yourself and to your
    country, let men label you as they may.” ~ Mark Twain
  5. “When you’re willing to do what you’re unqualified to do, that’s what qualifies you.” ~ Bill Johnson

  6. “Well, I’m not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I’ve learned quickly these last few days that if you’re not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone.” ~ Sarah Palin
  7. “I place my own hope for the United States in the growth of belief among the unqualified that they are in fact qualified: they can articulate and be responsible and hold power” ~ Stokely Carmichael
  8. “The amazing thing is that throughout Scripture and history it seems God has chosen the most seemingly unlikely and unqualified people to fulfill his plan and purpose on the earth. Most often, the response of those people has been to insist on their own unworthiness. And if they don’t-the people around them may do so, loudly and shrilly. And therein lies a danger: If we allow other people to tell us what we are and are not qualified to do, we will limit what God wants to do with us.” ~ Christine Caine
  9. “I’m unqualified for anything else. I’m barely qualified for this.” ~ Catherine Keener
  10. “Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard.” ~ John Steinbeck

  11. “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.” ~ Charles Dickens
  12. “Acknowledge that a more closely integrated Europe is no longer an unqualified American interest.” ~ Richard Perle
  13. “Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.” ~ Robert K. Merton
  14. “Each man must for himself alone decide what is right and what is wrong, which course is patriotic and which isn’t. You cannot shirk this and be a man.” ~ Thomas Tusser
  15. “I love criticism just so long as it’s unqualified praise.” ~ Noel Coward

  16. “I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul that I seek the salvation of the body.” ~ William Booth
  17. “A marriage based on full confidence, based on complete and unqualified frankness on both sides; they are not keeping anything back; there’s no deception underneath it all. If I might so put it, it’s an agreement for the mutual forgiveness of sin.” ~ Henrik Ibsen
  18. “I am working for the time when unqualified blacks, browns and women join the unqualified men in running our government.” ~ Frances Farenthold
  19. “Patriotism means unqualified and unwavering love for the nation, which implies not uncritical eagerness to serve, not support for unjust claims, but frank assessment of its vices and sins, and penitence for them.” ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  20. “Ethics is in its unqualified form extended responsibility with regard to everything that has life.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

  21. “Your responsibility as a parent is not as great as you might imagine. You need not supply the world with the next conqueror of disease or major motion picture star. If your child simply grows up to be someone who does not use the word “collectible” as a noun, you can consider yourself an unqualified success.” ~ Fran Lebowitz
  22. “America is an idea. And it’s the solemn responsibility of each ‘temporary’ president to protect and nurture that noblest of all ideas – with integrity. This man, Mitt Romney, has shown – not through his experience, but through his actions and words – that he is unqualified to carry out that responsibility.” ~ Jennifer Granholm
  23. “Don’t get stampeded by what people around you value. The task is to figure out what YOU value – and value highly enough to throw yourself into with unqualified passion.” ~ David Maister
  24. “But the word “right” is one of the most deceptive of pitfalls; it is so easy to slip from a qualified meaning in the premise to an unqualified one in the conclusion. Most rights are qualified.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  25. “I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as unqualified as some of the men who are already there.” ~ Maureen Reagan

  26. “How rare it is to come across a piece of writing that is unambiguous, unqualified, and also unblurred by understatements or subtleties, and yet at the same time urbane and tolerant. It is a vice of the scientific method when applied to human affairs that it fosters hemming and hawing and a scrupulousness that easily degenerates into obscurity and meaninglessness.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  27. “FAQ regarding my book were not about my use of commas or how the images went berserk, but about the political situation in Bosnia, about guilt and shame, about victims and perpetrators, about reasons, arguments and beliefs that led to the conflict in the first place, etc. All of this needed and still needs answering and ongoing discussions, but I mostly felt overwhelmed and unqualified to articulate anything worth more than personal experiences of the siege, of fear and refuge – all the things which I wrote about anyway.” ~ Sasa Stanisic
  28. “The ever increasing intensity of despair depends upon the degree of consciousness or is proportionate to this increase: the greater the degree of consciousness, the more intensive the despair. This is everywhere apparent, most clearly in despair at its maximum and minimum. The devil’s despair is the most intensive despair, for the devil is sheer spirit and hence unqualified consciousness and transparency; there is no obscurity in the devil that could serve as a mitigating excuse. Therefore, his despair is the most absolute defiance. . . .” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  29. “Hope looks for unqualified success; but Faith counts certainly on failure, and takes honorable defeat to be a form of victory.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  30. “The nature of impending fatherhood is that you are doing something that you’re unqualified to do, and then you become qualified while doing it.” ~ John Green

  31. “The republican principle demands that the deliberate sense of the community should govern the conduct of those to whom they intrust the management of their affairs; but it does not require an unqualified complaisance to every sudden breeze of passion or to every transient impulse which the people may receive from the arts of men, who flatter their prejudices to betray their interests.” ~ Alexander Hamilton
  32. “Intellectuals … regard over-simplification as the original sin of the mind and have no use for the slogans, the unqualified assertions and sweeping generalizations.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  33. “In many places, classrooms are overcrowded and curricula are outdated. Most of our qualified teachers are underpaid, and many of our paid teachers are unqualified. So we must give every child a place to sit and a teacher to learn from. Poverty must not be a bar to learning, and learning must offer an escape from poverty.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson
  34. “In fact, books are still being published by the lunatic fringe with the same explanation. In case this book should be read by some fundamentalist searching for straws to prop up his prejudices, let me state categorically that all my experience (such as it is) has led me to an unqualified acceptance of evolution by natural selection as a sufficient explanation for what I have seen in the fossil record.” ~ D. V. Ager
  35. “When I write, I try to represent the ordinary person in the pew, which means that, ironically, I’m qualified to write about prayer by being unqualified!” ~ Mo Yan

  36. “Sometimes when you get an opportunity to appropriate your work, or use whatever collateral you have, for something good, you think, “Well, yeah, you should do this.” You’re not in any way qualified to do it, but I was so sick of hearing so many unqualified people say that global warming doesn’t exist, I thought, “Well, I’m no less qualified than they are, so I can deal with doing it.”” ~ Thom Yorke
  37. “With a few exceptions like Kraftwerk, most great 20th century Western music is in some way American-based. And the great paradox of America, the paradox that distills America, is that this greatest of American contributions to humanity, this American contribution that probably has influenced more people around the world for the good, that probably has brought more people around the world unqualified joy, was born of America’s greatest evil, slavery. Or one of the two great evils anyway, counting the European extinction of those who were on the continent first.” ~ Steve Erickson
  38. “[W]hat have we done with our forests? Chopped them, and burned them, and wasted them; and now almost the last of the great stands of timber are here on the Pacific slope. We are in the center of the best of them. Probably nowhere on earth does there exist a forest to compare in continuous grandeur and unqualified beauty with the Redwoods that are found along the Eel River and to the north.” ~ Madison Grant
  39. “My life is about my journey, and your life is about your journey. You are completely unqualified to draw my map, and I am completely unqualified to draw yours. I hope you’ll let me know all about the path you’ve found, so that I may judge it for myself against my own path, and have the freedom to choose between the two. But please don’t try and drag me from my path on to yours, and I will be sure to return the favor.” ~ Derek R. Audette
  40. “I have all this time between projects, and I’m not so sure that’s a healthy thing. It’s scary, because at 36 I’m woefully unqualified for anything else.” ~ Jason Patric

  41. “What the Negro wants – and will not stop until he gets – is absolute and unqualified freedom and equality here in this land of his birth, and not in Africa or in some imaginary state. The Negro no longer will be tolerant of anything less than his due right and heritage. He is pursuing only that which he knows is honorably his. He knows that he is right.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  42. “If any group of citizens is uniquely unqualified to tell someone else how to vote, it’s those of us who live in the sheltered, privileged arena of celebrity hood……Trust me, one’s view of the world isn’t any clearer from the back seat of a limo.” ~ Pat Sajak
  43. “I want to be very clear – whenever it is possible to capture a suspected terrorist, it is the unqualified preference of the Administration to take custody of that individual so we can obtain information that is vital to the safety and security of the American people.” ~ John O. Brennan
  44. “Many of the qualities that come so effortlessly to dogs – loyalty, devotion, selflessness, unflagging optimism, unqualified love – can be elusive to humans.” ~ John Grogan
  45. “I’m unqualified to do anything other than music.” ~ St. Vincent

  46. “In a very real sense not one of us is qualified, but it seems that God continually chooses the most unqualified to do his work, to bear his glory. If we are qualified, we tend to think that we have done the job ourselves. If we are forced to accept our evident lack of qualification, then there’s no danger that we will confuse God’s work with our own, or God’s glory with our own.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle
  47. “a guardian ad litem… GAL is appointed by a court to be a child’s advocate during legal proceedings that involve a minor. You don’t have to be a lawyer to be trained as a GAL, but you have to have a moral compass and a heart. Which, actually probably renders most lawyers unqualified for the job.” ~ Jodi Picoult
  48. “You have to be grateful to existence that it has chosen you to be a passage for a few beautiful children. But you are not to interfere in their growth, in their potential. You are not to impose yourself upon them. They are not going to live in the same times, they are not going to face the same problems. They will be part of another world. Don´t prepare them for this world, this society, this time, because then you will be creating troubles for them. They will find themselves unfit, unqualified.” ~ Rajneesh
  49. “Do not put statements in the negative form. And don’t start sentences with a conjunction. If you reread your work, you will find on rereading that a great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing. Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do. Unqualified superlatives are the worst of all. De-accession euphemisms. If any word is improper at the end of a sentence, a linking verb is. Avoid trendy locutions that sound flaky. Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.” ~ William Safire
  50. “Nothing more unqualified the man to act with prudence than a misfortune that is attended with shame and guilt.” ~ Jonathan Swift

  51. “Christian love draws no distinction between one enemy and another, except that the more bitter our enemy’s hatred, the greater his need of love. Be his enmity political or religious, he has nothing to expect from a follower of Jesus but unqualified love. In such love there is not inner discord between the private person and official capacity. In both we are disciples of Christ, or we are not Christians at all.” ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  52. “Saying that, he was suddenly himself again, despite his lunatic hair and eyes: a man whose personal dignity went so deep as to be nearly invisible… It was more than diginity. Integrity? Wholeness? Like a block of wood not carved. The infinite possibility, the unlimited and unqualified wholeness of being of the uncommitted, the nonacting, the uncarved: the being who, being nothing but himself, is everything.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  53. “We must recognize the fundamental rights of man. There can be no true national life in our democracy unless we give unqualified recognition to freedom of religious worship and freedom of education.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  54. “Unlike the Marxists, the Nazis did not advocate public ownership of the means of production. They did demand that the government oversee and run the nation’s economy. The issue of legal ownership is secondary; what counts is the issue of control. Private citizens, therefore, may continue to hold titles to property-so long as the state res…erves to itself the unqualified right to regulate the use of their property.” ~ Leonard Peikoff
  55. “To be confronted with a simple and unqualified evil is no doubt a kind of luxury.” ~ Richard Hofstadter

  56. “The lessons of religious toleration – a toleration which recognizes complete liberty of human thought, liberty of conscience – is one which, by precept and example, must be inculcated in the hearts and minds of all Americans if the institutions of our democracy are to be maintained and perpetuated. We must recognize the fundamental rights of man. There can be no true national life in our democracy unless we give unqualified recognition to freedom of religious worship and freedom of education.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  57. “The reason to preserve wilderness is that we need it. We need wilderness of all kinds, large and small, public and private. Wee need to go now and again into places where our work is disallowed, where our hopes and plans have no standing. We need to come into the presence of the unqualified and mysterious formality of Creation.” ~ Wendell Berry
  58. “It is the unqualified result of all my experience with the sick that, second only to their need of fresh air, is their need of light; that, after a close room, what hurts them most is a dark room and that it is not only light but direct sunlight they want.” ~ Florence Nightingale
  59. “I didn’t know you were having a hard time. I really am unqualified to be a teacher. Hurting you there…I’m really sorry.” ~ Cheon Eunbi
  60. “If the modern leader doesn’t know the facts, he is in grave trouble, but rarely do the facts provide unqualified guidance.” ~ John W. Gardner

  61. “The focus, to my mind, is to make sure that Donald Trump does not become president of the United States. I think by temperament he is unqualified to be president. I think his views – you have a guy who’s running for president who rejects science, doesn’t even believe climate change is real, let alone wants to do something about it, wants to give hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to the top two-tenths of one percent.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  62. “I can take any amount of criticism, as long as it is unqualified praise.” ~ Noel Coward
  63. “Darren Levine has my unqualified support and gratitude for his
    contributions to Krav Maga.” ~ Imi Lichtenfeld
  64. “The big elephant sitting in the corner is that George W. Bush is simply unqualified for the job. What’s his accomplishment? That he’s no longer an obnoxious drunk?” ~ Ron Reagan
  65. “Donald Trump poses a serious threat to America, based on what he has said. He is unqualified to be president and he is unfit temperamentally to be commander-in-chief.” ~ Hillary Clinton

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