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Ability

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
- Zig Ziglar
Abundance

Gratitude is the open door to abundance.
- Anonymous
Achievement

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

Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
- Thomas Carlyle
Adventure

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
- Andre Gide
Adversity

Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds.
- Norman Vincent Peale
Advice

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it
- Publilius Syrus
Age

The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity.
- Mark Twain
Ambition

I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom
- Thomas Carlyle
Anger

It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses
- William Arthur Ward
Animals

Animals are not humans with reduced capacities. They have their own capacities, their own spectrum of aptitudes and behaviors.
- Jean Kazez
Appreciation

The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
- William James
Art

Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Attitude

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

The beauty of the world...has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder
- Virginia Woolf
Beginning

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are
- Anonymous
Belief

Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something
- Aldous Huxley
Bible

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

May your birthday be filled with sunshine and smiles, laughter, love, and cheer.
- Anonymous
Boldness

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
- Aesop
Books

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
- P.J. O'Rourke
Business

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight
- Henry R. Luce
Calmness

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness
- Oscar Wilde
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

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
- Henry Kaiser
Change

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
- Norman Vincent Peale
Character

Our character is but the stamp on our souls of the free choices of good and evil we have made through life.
- John C. Geikie
Courage

Wisdom is knowing who deserves a second chance. Courage is knowing the next time will be the last time.
- Mark Amend
Dance

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

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
- Norman Cousins
Dreams

All men of action are dreamers.
- James Huneker
Education

Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery
- Horace Mann
Effort

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow
- Doug Firebaugh
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

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm
- Henry David Thoreau
Entrepreneurship

Over-deliver every time
- Alex Maroko
Environment

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry
- Thomas Fuller
Equality

As men, we are all equal in the presence of death
- Publilius Syrus
Experience

Experience is a great teacher.
- John Legend
Faith

A man of courage is also full of faith.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Fate

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it
- Jean de La Fontaine
Fear

Those that walk with fear will always be too busy hiding.
- Mike Dolan
Finance

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

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
- Lee Haney
Food

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.
- Marilu Henner
Forgiveness

It takes one person to forgive, it takes two people to be reunited.
- Lewis B. Smedes
Friendship

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
- Albert Schweitzer
Funny

California is a fine place to live - if you happen to be an orange.
- Fred Allen
Hardwork

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven?t planted
- David Bly
Health

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
- Joseph Addison
History

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

You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance
- William Somerset Maugham
Idea

Be not astonished at new ideas; for it is well known to you that a thing does not therefore cease to be true because it is not accepted by many
- Baruch Spinoza
Ignorance

Fear always springs from ignorance
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Imagination

The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible.
- Alexander Chase
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

Doing is a quantum leap from imagining.
- Barbara Sher
Life

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
- Havelock Ellis
Love

More than kisses, letters mingle souls.
- John Donne
Luck

Your luck is how you treat people
- Anonymous
Marriage

Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.
- Simone Signoret
Mathematics

Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
- Henri Poincare
Media

The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
- Malcolm X
Memory

The past is never there when you try to go back. It exists, but only in memory. To pretend otherwise is to invite a mess
- Chris Cobbs
Men

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him
- David Brinkley
Mind

The mind is the most capricious of insects - flitting, fluttering.
- Virginia Woolf
Money

I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.
- Paul Harvey
Motivation

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
- Richard Bach
Movies

Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.
- Sydney Pollack
Music

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
- Plato
Mystery

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
- Albert Einstein
Nature

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
- Walt Whitman
Opportunity

If God shuts one door, He opens another.
- Irish
Pain

Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment
- Will Rogers
Parents

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners
- Anonymous
Passion

Passion makes idiots of the cleverest men, and makes the biggest idiots clever
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Patriotism

Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?
- Blaise Pascal
Peace

Peace is the first thing the angels sang.
- John Keble
Pet

An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language
- Martin Buber
Photography

It's one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it's another thing to make a portrait of who they are.
- Paul Caponigro
Poetry

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

A man is as old as he feels
- Anonymous
Questions

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

A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.
- Joseph Ratzinger
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

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
- Gordie Howe
Success

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
- George Burns
Talent

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Teacher

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Technology

The most overlooked advantage of owning a computer is that if they foul up there's no law against whacking them around a bit.
- Eric Porterfield
Time

Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
- Max Frisch
Travel

Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.
- Tennessee Williams
Trust

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

Dissatisfaction and discouragement are not caused by the absence of things but the absence of vision.
- Anonymous
War

War is like love, it always finds a way.
- Bertolt Brecht
Wealth

What good is money if it can't buy happiness?
- Agatha Christie
Wisdom

As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.
- Ben Hogan
Women

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Words

If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind - give it more thought.
- Dennis Roth
Work

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt
World

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
Writing

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

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
- Friedrich Nietzsche