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Ability

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
- Charlotte Whitton
Abundance

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
- Albert Einstein
Achievement

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

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
- James A. Baldwin
Adventure

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.
- Mario Andretti
Adversity

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.
- Theodore Rubin
Advice

To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Age

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.
- Anonymous
Ambition

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau
Anger

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
- 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

Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day.
- Booker T. Washington
Art

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
- Paul Valery
Attitude

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
- Brian Tracy
Beauty

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time
- Albert Camus
Beginning

All time management begins with planning
- Tom Greening
Belief

Few really believe. The most only believe that they believe or even make believe.
- John Lancaster Spalding
Bible

Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
- Mark Twain
Birthday

Life is a journey, so enjoy every mile. Happy birthday.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Be bold when others are scared.
- Thomas J. Powell
Books

A book is the only immortality
- Rufus Choate
Business

Business is like a wheelbarrow-it stands still until someone pushes it
- Anonymous
Calmness

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Celebration

I celebrate myself, and sing myself
- Walt Whitman
Challenge

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.
- Leo F. Buscaglia
Change

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
- Henri Bergson
Character

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

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Dance

Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.
- George Bernard Shaw
Death

Life is life, and death is life, and everything in between
- Anonymous
Dreams

Some colors exist in dreams that are not present in the waking spectrum
- Terri Guillemets
Education

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity
- Aristotle
Effort

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
- Jim Rohn
Emotion

The economics of emotions will not allow a man to remain in love for too long a time
- Anonyomus
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Entrepreneurship

Make your product easier to buy than your competition, or you will find your customers buying from them, not you.
- Mark Cuban
Environment

Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values.... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.
- Charles A. Lindbergh
Equality

If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
- Franz Boas
Experience

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
- Abigail Van Buren
Faith

It takes vision and courage to create - it takes faith and courage to prove.
- Owen D. Young
Fate

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear

Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing
- Anonymous
Finance

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

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
- Earl of Derby
Food

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.
- Dorothy Day
Forgiveness

He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself; for every man has need to be forgiven.
- Thomas Fuller
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

Electricity is really just organized lightning.
- George Carlin
Hardwork

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
- Colin Powell
Health

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
- Buddha
History

History makes people wise
- Francis Bacon
Humour

I don't want to sound facetious, but humour is the key to the soul. You know what I mean?
- Martin Lawrence
Idea

My mind contains many good ideas, but it's not always easy to squeeze one out.
- Ashleigh Brilliant
Ignorance

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

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
- Henry David Thoreau
Inspiration

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
- Audrey Hepburn
Intelligence

I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.
- Woodrow Wilson
Leadership

Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.
- John C. Maxwell
Life

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert
Love

You don't love a woman because she's beautiful, She is beautiful because you love her.
- Anonymous
Luck

Luck is infatuated with the efficient
- Persian Proverb
Marriage

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly.
- Peter De Vries
Mathematics

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

Newspapers: dead trees with information smeared on them.
- Anonymous
Memory

God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
- J.M. Barrie
Men

A man can't make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree
- Helen Keller
Mind

The mind commands the body and immediately it obeys. The mind orders itself, and meets resistance.
- Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Ander
Money

A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.
- Joe Moore
Motivation

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.
- Corrie Ten Boom
Movies

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich
Music

I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
- Billy Joel
Mystery

No object is mysterious. The mystery is in your eye
- Elizabeth Bowen
Nature

Earth laughs in flowers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Opportunity

Opportunity is often missed because we are broadcasting when we should be tuning in
- Anonymous
Pain

Pleasure must succeed to pleasure, else past pleasure turns to pain
- Robert Browning
Parents

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

When work, commitment, and pleasure all become one and you reach that deep well where passion lives, nothing is impossible
- Anonymous
Patriotism

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

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller
Pet

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later
- Mary Bly
Photography

It's not the photographer that makes the picture, but the person being photographed
- Sebastiao Salgado
Poetry

Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen.
- Fleur Adcock
Proverb

Barking dogs seldom bite
- Anonymous
Questions

Sometimes questions are more important than answers.
- Nancy Willard
Religion

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
- Galileo Galilei
Risk

Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at.
- Anonymous
Science

It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead
Sports

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

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry
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

Education is the mother of leadership.
- Wendell L. Willkie
Technology

The greatest danger in modern technology isn't that machines will begin to think like people, but that people will begin to think like machines
- Mike Trout
Time

Time brings all things to pass.
- Aeschylus
Travel

Not all those who wander are lost.
- J.R.R. Tolkien
Trust

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.
- Stephen Leacock
Vision

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
- Mark Twain
War

In time of war, when truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
- Winston CHurchill
Wealth

Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.
- Oscar Wilde
Wisdom

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.
- Katharine Graham
Women

No woman really wants a man to carry her off; she only wants him to want to do it.
- Elizabeth Peters
Words

If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn't exist.
- Charles Baudelaire
Work

I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.
- Joseph Campbell
World

In a fight between yourself and the world, always side with the world.
- Frank Zappa
Writing

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

The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
- Alfred North Whitehead