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Ability

Ability is a poor man's wealth.
- John Wooden
Abundance

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
- Joel Osteen
Achievement

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
- Kettering, Charles F.
Action

It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past.
- Karl Von Clausewitz
Adventure

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
- Helen Keller
Adversity

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
- Frank A. Clark
Advice

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
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

If you want more, you have to require more from yourself.
- Dr Phil
Anger

At the core of all anger is a need that is not being fulfilled
- Marshall B. Rosenberg
Animals

The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much
- Thornton Wilder
Appreciation

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it
- William Arthur Ward
Art

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known
- Oscar Wilde
Attitude

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

When you reach the heart of life you shall find beauty in all things, even in the eyes that are blind to beauty
- Kahlil Gibran
Beginning

It is the beginning of the end
- Charles M. de Talleyrand
Belief

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe
- Gail Devers
Bible

The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.
- Mccosh
Birthday

Hope your birthday blossoms into lots of dreams come true!
- Anonymous
Boldness

Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.
- Baltasar Gracian
Books

A book is the only immortality
- Rufus Choate
Business

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible
- William Feather
Calmness

Calmness is always Godlike
- George Herbert
Celebration

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate
- Oprah Winfrey
Challenge

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
- William Ellery Channing
Change

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
- W. Edwards Deming
Character

Actions, looks, words and steps form the alphabet by which you may spell character.
- Johann Kasper Lavater
Courage

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln
Dance

Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.
- Peter Saint James
Death

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.
- Thomas Campbell
Dreams

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
- Orison Swett Marden
Education

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
- Tom Bodett
Effort

One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.
- Thomas Fuller
Emotion

Music is the shorthand of emotion
- Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Enthusiasm

Years wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul
- Douglas MacArthur
Entrepreneurship

The best use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it
- William James
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

People are pretty much alike. It's only that our differences are more susceptible to definition than our similarities.
- Linda Ellerbee
Experience

Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde
Faith

Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct.
- Paula Abdul
Fate

We create our fate every day we live
- Henry Miller
Fear

Even the fear of death is nothing compared to the fear of not having lived authentically and fully.
- Frances Moore Lappe
Finance

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

Exercise is done against one's wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.
- George A. Sheehan
Food

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread
- Mahatma Gandhi
Forgiveness

Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head-on.
- Alice Duer Miller
Friendship

A friend to all is a friend to none.
- Aristotle
Funny

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
- Phyllis Diller
Hardwork

Failure is not the worst thing in the world. The very worst is not to try.
- Anonymous
Health

What the public expects and what is healthy for an individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams
History

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different
- Aldous Huxley
Humour

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain
- Edward de Bono
Idea

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have.
- Emile Chartier
Ignorance

The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Imagination

Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
- L. Frank Baum
Inspiration

Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.
- Marcus Aurelius
Intelligence

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill
Leadership

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
- Jim Rohn
Life

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
- Harvey Fierstein
Love

Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you love, aren't you already there?
- Richard Bach
Luck

Luck has a peculiar habit of favoring those who don't depend on it.
- Anonymous
Marriage

It is not uncommon for slight acquaintances to get married, but a couple really have to know each other to get divorced
- Anonymous
Mathematics

Mathematics may be defined as the economy of counting. There is no problem in the whole of mathematics which cannot be solved by direct counting.
- Ernst Mach
Media

If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends
- Jeff Bezos
Memory

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
- Samuel Johnson
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

Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind
- Marcel Proust
Money

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

We may affirm absolutely that nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion.
- Hegel
Movies

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock
Music

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

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

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

If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd
- Edward de Bono
Pain

Given the choice between the experience of pain and nothing, I would choose pain
- William Faulkner
Parents

Some parents really bring their children up; others let them down.
- Anonymous
Passion

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
- Anthony Robbins
Patriotism

It is lamentable, that to be a good patriot one must become the enemy of the rest of mankind.
- Voltaire
Peace

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Pet

Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.
- Martha Scott
Photography

Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.
- Anonymous
Poetry

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows.
- Edmund Burke
Proverb

A hungry man is an angry man
- Anonymous
Questions

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? .
- Anonymous
Religion

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
- Robert A. Heinlein
Risk

To win you have to risk loss.
- Jean-Claude Killy
Science

Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
- George Santayana
Sports

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary
Success

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie
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

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

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
Time

Know how to live the time that is given you.
- Dario Fo
Travel

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
- George Augustus Moore
Trust

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Vision

Create your future from your future, not your past.
- Werner Erhard
War

All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
- Tony Benn
Wealth

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Wisdom

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings
Women

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
- George Meredith
Words

Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal.
- Oscar Wilde
Work

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
- Richard Bach
World

The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
- Ernest Hemingway
Writing

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

Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.
- Benjamin Haydon