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Ability

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

Abundance does not spread; famine does.
- Zulu Proverb
Achievement

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.
- Mao Tse-Tung
Action

Each result has action steps to back them up. The action steps are like a map. If you us them like a compass you will never get lost, and you will reach your destination.
- Rivait
Adventure

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

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
- African Proverb
Advice

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on
- Robert Frost
Age

The memories of a man in his old age are the deeds of a man in his prime
- Pink Floyd
Ambition

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
- Seneca
Anger

Anger is one letter short of danger.
- Anonymous
Animals

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat
- Samuel Butler
Appreciation

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, 'thank you,' that would suffice
- Meister Eckhart
Art

A picture is a poem without words.
- Horace
Attitude

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
- Ralph Marston
Beauty

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness
- Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Beginning

Every day is a fresh beginning, Every morn is the world made new
- Sarah Chauncey
Belief

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning
- Mahatma Gandhi
Bible

Reading the Bible without meditating on it is like trying to eat without swallowing.
- Anonymous
Birthday

May your special day be filled with memories and flowers, friendship and happy hours.
- Anonymous
Boldness

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

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

A business like an automobile, has to be driven, in order to get results
- B. C. Forbes
Calmness

The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.
- William Mcfee
Celebration

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

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm
- Anonmyous
Change

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler
- Denis Waitley
Character

It requires less character to discover the faults of others, than to tolerate them.
- J. Petit Senn
Courage

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

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.
- Terri Guillemets
Death

Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach
Dreams

Life is never easy for those who dream
- Robert James Waller
Education

Education is not the answer to the question. Education is the means to the answer to all questions
- William Allin
Effort

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt
- Jos? Ortega y Gassett
Emotion

To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man
- Francesco Guicciardini
Enthusiasm

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm
- Sidonie Gabrielle
Entrepreneurship

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
- Napoleon Hill
Environment

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries
- Jimmy Carter
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 is the only prophecy of wise men.
- Alphonse de Lamartine
Faith

Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Fate

Fate is for those too weak to determine their own destiny
- Kamran Hamid
Fear

Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety
- Henry H. Tweedy
Finance

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's
- Will Rogers
Fitness

Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it.
- Plato
Food

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste
- Laiko Bahrs
Forgiveness

Forgotten is forgiven.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Friendship

Friends and good manners will carry you where money won't go.
- Margaret Walker
Funny

Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
- Bette Davis
Hardwork

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
- Anonymous
Health

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

History ... is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
- Edward Gibbon
Humour

Humor is the contemplation of the finite from the point of view of the infinite.
- Christian Morgenstern
Idea

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied
- Arnold H. Glasgow
Ignorance

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Imagination

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
- Stephen Leacock
Inspiration

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
- Thomas Jefferson
Intelligence

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
- Alan Alda
Leadership

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman
Life

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
- E. B. White
Love

The heart was made to be broken.
- Oscar Wilde
Luck

The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
- Wilson Mizner
Marriage

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Mathematics

The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.
- S. Gudder
Media

LinkedIn is for people you know. Facebook is for people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know.
- Anonymous
Memory

We do not remember days, we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten
- Cesare Pavese
Men

When you meet a man, you judge him by his clothes; when you leave, you judge him by his heart
- Russian Proverb
Mind

Limits exist only in the mind
- Anonymous
Money

A good reputation is more valuable than money.
- Publilius Syrus
Motivation

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Movies

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
- Jean Cocteau
Music

Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
Mystery

Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads
- Horace Walpole
Nature

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
- Rupert Brooke
Opportunity

Success always comes when preparation meets opportunity
- Henry Hartman
Pain

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.
- Robert Gary Lee
Parents

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
- Anonymous
Passion

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

It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
- Arthur C. Clarke
Peace

Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure.
- Phyllis McGinley
Pet

There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat
- Wesley Bates
Photography

Ultimately photography is about who you are. It's the truth in relation to yourself. And seeking truth becomes a habit
- Leonard Freed
Poetry

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.
- Gustave Flaubert
Proverb

A man is as old as he feels
- Anonymous
Questions

The one real object of education is to have a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
- Anonymous
Religion

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

When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
- Cynthia Heimel
Science

Science does not know its debt to imagination.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sports

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

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

He that teaches us anything which we knew not before is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master.
- Samuel Johnson
Technology

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

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
- C. S. Lewis
Travel

He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left.
- Anonymoous
Trust

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

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
- Salvador Dali
War

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

Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
- Oprah Winfrey
Wisdom

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau
Women

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

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
- Rudyard Kipling
Work

All things are difficult before they are easy.
- Thomas Fuller
World

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

Writing energy is like anything else. The more you put in, the more you get out.
- Richard Reeves
Youth

Young people don't always do what they're told, but if they can pull it off and do something wonderful, sometimes they escape punishment.
- Rick Riordan