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Ability

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
- John Wooden
Abundance

Whatever we are waiting for peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance ? it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Achievement

If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.
- Gouthey, A. P.
Action

So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.
- Immanuel Kant
Adventure

There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't.
- Rabindranath Tagore
Adversity

Bad is never good until worse happens.
- Danish Proverb
Advice

Whatever your advice, make it brief
- Horace
Age

We turn not older with years, but newer every day.
- Emily Dickinson
Ambition

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau
Anger

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves.
- Abraham J. Heschel
Animals

Only animals were not expelled from Paradise.
- Milan Kundera
Appreciation

Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Art

Art is never finished, only abandoned
- Leonardo da Vinci
Attitude

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort
- Herm Albright
Beauty

Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness
- Henry David Thoreau
Beginning

Everything must have a beginning
- Anonymous
Belief

Some things have to be believed to be seen.
- Ralph Hodgson
Bible

Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.
- Napolean
Birthday

Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth.
- Ralph Parlette
Boldness

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller
Books

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.
- G.K. Chesterton
Business

If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards, getting it
- Paulo Coelho
Calmness

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Celebration

Life has meaning only in the struggle.Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.So let us celebrate the struggle
- Anonymous
Challenge

Adventure is worthwhile.
- Amelia Earhart
Change

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction
- Winston Churchill
Character

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing
- Abraham Lincoln
Courage

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
- Thomas Paine
Dance

To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.
- Anonymous
Death

Death always leaves one singer to mourn.
- Katherine Anne Porter
Dreams

All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream
- Edgar Allan Poe
Education

Education is the movement from darkness to light
- Allan Bloom
Effort

There's no ceiling on effort!
- Harvey C. Fruehauf
Emotion

The economics of emotions will not allow a man to remain in love for too long a time
- Anonyomus
Enthusiasm

Don't let the train of enthusiasm run through the station so fast that people can't get on board
- Anonymous
Entrepreneurship

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
- Mark Twain
Environment

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her
- Francis Bacon
Equality

There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal
- Friedrich August Hayek
Experience

All experience is an arch, to build upon.
- Henry B. Adams
Faith

Have faith in God; God has faith in you.
- Edwin Louis Cole
Fate

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
Fear

There is much in the world to make us afraid. There is much more in our faith to make us unafraid.
- Frederick W. Cropp
Finance

Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
- Joseph Roux
Fitness

Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
- Paula Abdul
Food

Food should be enjoyed rather than endured.
- Steve Hamilton
Forgiveness

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
- Olin Miller
Friendship

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall
Funny

I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries.
- Stephen King
Hardwork

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don?t turn up at all
- Sam Ewing
Health

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
- Albert Schweitzer
History

History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are
- David C. McCullough
Humour

As soon as you realize everything's a joke, being the Comedian is the only thing that makes sense.
- Alan Moore
Idea

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas, and throw the bad ones away
- Dr. Linus Pauling
Ignorance

The most violent element in society is ignorance
- Emma Goldman
Imagination

Some stories are true that never happened.
- Elie Wiesel
Inspiration

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
- Bern Williams
Intelligence

It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
- G. H. Hardy
Leadership

If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
- William James
Life

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert
Love

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
- Zelda Fitzgerald
Luck

Luck marches with those who give their very best
- Jackson Brown
Marriage

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day
- Andre Maurois
Mathematics

Math is the tool specially suited for dealing with abstract concepts of any kind and there is no limit to its power in this field.
- Paul Dirac
Media

Social Media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.
- Matt Goulart
Memory

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved
- Thomas Fuller
Men

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves
- Gene Fowler
Mind

Men are not prisoners of fate, but prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Money

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford
Motivation

If you want your dreams to come true, don't over sleep.
- Yiddish Proverb
Movies

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
- Roger Ebert
Music

Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
- Thomas Fuller
Mystery

Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nature

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Opportunity

Opportunities always look bigger going than coming
- Anonymous
Pain

Endure and persist, this pain will turn good by and by
- Ovid
Parents

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
- Chinese Proverbs
Passion

Purpose may point you in the right direction but it's passion that propels you
- Travis McAshan
Patriotism

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry
Peace

Peace is when time doesn't matter as it passes by.
- Maria Schell
Pet

A dog can express more with his tail in minutes than his owner can express with his tongue in hours
- Anonymous
Photography

I want the viewers to be moved into the lives of the people that they are looking at, the visual experience is incredibly emotional
- Paul Fusco
Poetry

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
- Rita Dove
Proverb

Faint heart never won fair lady
- Anonymous
Questions

The one who asks questions doesn't lose his way
- Anonymous
Religion

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
- Albert Camus
Risk

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Frank Scully
Science

Science is simply common sense at its best that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
- Thomas Henry Huxley
Sports

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
- William Arthur Ward
Success

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.
- Jon Bon Jovi
Talent

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck
Teacher

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
- Aristotle
Technology

Technology is like a fish. The longer it stays on the shelf, the less desirable it becomes
- Andrew Heller
Time

But time growing old teaches all things.
- Aeschylus
Travel

Every hundred feet the world changes.
- Roberto Bolano
Trust

Trust not too much to appearances.
- Virgil
Vision

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
War

Weakness and ambivalence lead to war.
- George H.W. Bush
Wealth

Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
Wisdom

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
- Walter Lippmann
Women

There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
- Susan B. Anthony
Words

The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
- Dorothy Nevill
Work

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
- Saint Augustine
World

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank
Writing

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
- Cyril Connolly
Youth

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt