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Ability

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
- Dalai Lama
Abundance

Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.
- Epicurus
Achievement

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
- Orison Swett Marden
Action

One of the marks of a truly vigorous society is the ability to dispense with passion as a midwife of action - the ability to pass directly from thought to action.
- Eric Hoffer
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

The problem with troubleshooting is that trouble shoots back.
- Anonymous
Advice

When we ask advice we are usually looking for an accomplice.
- Charles Varlet de La Grange
Age

It's important to have a twinkle in your wrinkle.
- Anonymous
Ambition

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Anger

I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to
- Anonymous
Animals

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose F. Kennedy
Appreciation

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

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

The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations
- Eli Khamarov
Beauty

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

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step
- Lao Tzu
Belief

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around
- Henry David Thoreau
Bible

We do not read the Bible the way it is; we read it the way we are.
- Evelyn Uyemura
Birthday

Just like fine wine, you grow better with the years.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Fortune befriends the bold.
- John Dryden
Books

A good book is always on tap; it may be decanted and drunk a hundred times, and it is still there for further imbibement.
- Holbrook Jackson
Business

All lasting business is built on friendship.
- Alfred A. Montapert
Calmness

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau
Celebration

Life is a celebration because it is an adventure
- Anonymous
Challenge

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
- T. S. Eliot
Change

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
- Harold Wilson
Character

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

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

There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them
- Vicki Baum
Death

Death ends a life, not a relationship
- Robert Benchley
Dreams

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right.... We sleeping wake, and waking sleep
- Michel de Montaigne
Education

Education is a method whereby one acquires a higher grade of prejudices
- Laurence J. Peter
Effort

To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it. But we must not drift or lie at anchor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Emotion

Strange how love coexists with hate, how they render eachother mute, how the swilling of them together makes a new and softer, sympathetic thing
- Sonya Hartenett
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is excitement with inspiration, motivation, and a pinch of creativity
- Bo Bennett
Entrepreneurship

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
- Tim Blixseth
Environment

Politics is the art of controlling your environment.
- Hunter S. Thompson
Equality

Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
- Barry Goldwater
Experience

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

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
- Khalil Gibran
Fate

We seal our fate with the choices we make.
- Gloria Estefan
Fear

Where no hope is left, is left no fear.
- Milton
Finance

If you have to forecast, forecast often.
- Edgar R. Fiedler
Fitness

Look to your health; and if you have it, praise God and value it next to conscience; for health is the second blessing that we mortals are capable of, a blessing money can't buy.
- Izaak Walton
Food

The belly rules the mind.
- Spanish Proverb
Forgiveness

It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.
- Lana Turner
Friendship

Friends are born, not made.
- Henry B. Adams
Funny

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.
- Robert Benchley
Hardwork

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Health

In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties
- Henri Frederic Amiel
History

History repeats itself, has to, nobody listens
- Steve Turner
Humour

The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.
- Jacob August Riis
Idea

A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it
- Marcel Proust
Ignorance

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance
- Samuel Butler
Imagination

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey
Inspiration

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
- Blaise Pascal
Intelligence

Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.
- Julius Charles Hare
Leadership

Leaders grasp nettles.
- David Ogilvy
Life

Life is much shorter than I imagined it to be.
- Abraham Cahan
Love

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa
Luck

When it comes to luck, you make your own.
- Bruce Springsteen
Marriage

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson
Mathematics

Old math teachers never die, they just tend to infinity.
- Anonymous
Media

Activate your fans, don't just collect them like baseball cards.
- Jay Baer
Memory

There is not any memory with less satisfaction in it than the memory of some temptation we resisted
- James Branch Cabell
Men

Men feel that women somehow drag them down, and women feel that way about men. It's possible that both are right.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Mind

Perhaps God gives us a physical body so that every time we change our mind, we won't be someone else.
- Robert Brault
Money

Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook
Motivation

Man's dreams are an index to his greatness.
- Zadok Rabinowitz
Movies

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen
Music

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
- Leo Tolstoy
Mystery

Mysteries are not necessarily miracles
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nature

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock
Opportunity

Teachers open the doors, but you must enter by yourself.
- Chinese Proverb
Pain

Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression
- Samuel Johnson
Parents

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
- Brian Tracy
Passion

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein
Patriotism

Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
- George Washington
Peace

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

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people, and many cats prefer people to other cats.
- Mason Cooley
Photography

A photograph is the pause button on life
- Ty Holland
Poetry

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.
- Kahlil Gibran
Proverb

Faint heart never won fair lady
- Anonymous
Questions

The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.
- John.A.Simone
Religion

Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
- Albert Einstein
Risk

I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I'm not afraid of falling into my inkpot.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
- Satchel Paige
Success

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

Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin
Teacher

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Technology

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

So during those first moments of the day, which are yours and yours alone, you can circumvent these boundaries and concentrate fully on spiritual matters. And this gives you the opportunity to plan the time management of the entire day.
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Travel

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Trust

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
- George MacDonald
Vision

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
- Ralph Lauren
War

Wars do not end wars any more than an extraordinarily large conflagration does away with the fire hazard.
- Henry Ford
Wealth

Wars are caused by undefended wealth.
- Ernest Hemingway
Wisdom

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

I do not wish women to have power over men; but over themselves.
- Mary Wollstonecraft
Words

Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal.
- Oscar Wilde
Work

The harder I work the more I live.
- George Bernard Shaw
World

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain
Writing

May I never grow to old to treasure 'once upon a time'.
- Anonymous
Youth

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore