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Ability

Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.
- Robert H. Schuller
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

It is not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.
- John Wooden
Action

A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.
- John Galsworthy
Adventure

Adventure is not an outside man, it is within.
- David Grayson
Adversity

If you're going through hell, keep going.
- Winston Churchill
Advice

It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as to know how to act for one's self
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Age

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan
Ambition

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
Anger

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
- Malachy McCourt
Animals

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.
- James Anthony Froude
Appreciation

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others
- Cicero
Art

It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors
- Oscar Wilde
Attitude

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
- Oprah Winfrey
Beauty

Let us live for the beauty of our own reality
- Tom Robbins
Beginning

From small beginnings come great things
- Anonymous
Belief

The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world
- Max Born
Bible

When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, 'It is talking to me, and about me'.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Birthday

A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it
- Johann Wolfgang
Books

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested
- Francis Bacon
Business

What helps people, helps business
- Leo Burnett
Calmness

Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind.
- Milton Garland
Celebration

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!
- Amanda Bradley
Challenge

There is no Challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.
- Michael F. Staley
Change

The key to change... is to let go of fear
- Rosanne Cash V
Character

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
- Henry David Thoreau
Courage

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace
- Amelia Earhart
Dance

Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor
- Kristy Nilsson
Death

Death is the surest calculation that can be made
- Ludwig Buchner
Dreams

Dreams are only thoughts you didn't have time to think about during the day.
- Anonymous
Education

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows
- Sydney J. Harris
Effort

The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
- Anonymous
Emotion

Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions
- Pablo Picasso
Enthusiasm

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
- Mark Twain
Entrepreneurship

The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
- Silvio Berlusconi
Environment

Our environment is like a patchwork quilt. Each "patch" is dependent on those around it. If one part unravels, it affects the rest
- Hemeon
Equality

Equality of opportunity is freedom, but equality of outcome is repression
- Dick Feagler
Experience

Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
- Joseph Roux
Faith

Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character.
- Robert Browning Hamilton
Fate

Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.
- Rick Riordan
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

Finance, like time, devours its own children
- Honore de Balzac
Fitness

Breathing correctly is the key to better fitness, muscle strength, stamina and athletic endurance
- Dr. Michael Yessis
Food

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well
- Virginia Woolf
Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
- Mark Twain
Friendship

Friendship needs no words - it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness.
- Dag Hammarskjold
Funny

I bought some batteries, but they weren't included.
- Steven Wright
Hardwork

There is no substitute for hard work
- Thomas Edison
Health

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not
- Mark Twain
History

To remain ignorant of things that happened before you were born is to remain a child.
- Cicero
Humour

A good laugh makes any interview, or any conversation, so much better
- Barbara Walters
Idea

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea.
- Jim Rohn
Ignorance

The confidence of ignorance will always overcome the indecision of knowledge
- Anonymous
Imagination

I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
- Pablo Picasso
Inspiration

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir
Intelligence

Ignorance is no excuse, it's the real thing.
- Irene Peter
Leadership

How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
- David Joseph Schwartz
Life

Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
- Fran Lebowitz
Love

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa
Luck

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Marriage

Never marry but for love; but see that thou lov'st what is lovely.
- William Penn
Mathematics

Infinity is a floorless room without walls or ceiling.
- Anonymous
Media

Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.
- Rebecca West
Memory

Memory is more incredible than ink
- Anita Loos
Men

A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark.
- Henry Louis Mencken
Mind

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
- Aristotle
Money

Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.
- Earl Warren
Motivation

It may be those who do most, dream most.
- Stephen Leacock
Movies

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney
Music

Music is a performance and needs the audience.
- Michael Tippett
Mystery

Mystery is at the heart of creativity. That, and surprise.
- Julia Cameron
Nature

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison
Opportunity

Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals - Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want
- Marsha Sinetar
Pain

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
- Lance Armstrong
Parents

The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other.
- Francis Bacon
Passion

Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions
- Benjamin Disraeli
Patriotism

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
- Guy de Maupassant
Peace

Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
- Benjamin Franklin
Pet

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
- Oliver Herford
Photography

The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.
- W. Eugene Smith
Poetry

Poetry is important. No less than science, it seeks a hold upon reality, and the closeness of its approach is the test of its success.
- Babette Deutsch
Proverb

Empty vessels make the most noise
- Anonymous
Questions

Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.
- Danish Proverb
Religion

Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual.
- Paul Tournier
Risk

To eat an egg, you must break the shell.
- Jamaican Proverb
Science

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.
- Henry J. Tillman
Sports

Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
- Bill Veeck
Success

Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
- David Frost
Talent

If you're young and talented, it's like you have wings.
- Haruki Murakami
Teacher

What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable than teaching?
- Harriet Martineau
Technology

Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
- Max Frisch
Time

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson
Travel

I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
- Mark Twain
Trust

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
- Joyce Brothers
Vision

Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.
- Japanese Proverb
War

History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
- Ronald Reagan
Wealth

Wars are caused by undefended wealth.
- Ernest Hemingway
Wisdom

Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Women

Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
- Coco Chanel
Words

The words we say will teach if we practice what we preach.
- Anonymous
Work

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace
World

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Writing

Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else.
- Gloria Steinem
Youth

If you're young and talented, it's like you have wings.
- Haruki Murakami