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Ability

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
- Confucius
Abundance

Whatever we are waiting for peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance ? it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Achievement

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
- Gogh, Vincent Van
Action

A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
- Tony Robbins
Adventure

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
- G. K. Chesterton
Adversity

Adversity is the first path to truth.
- Lord Byron
Advice

Seek advice but use your own common sense
- Yiddish Proverb
Age

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

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

Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
- Mark Twain
Animals

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot
Appreciation

There's nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back
- Billy Martin
Art

It is through Art and through Art only that we can realize our perfection; through Art and Art only that we can shield ourselves from the sordid perils of actual existence
- Oscar Wilde
Attitude

We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them
- Elbert Hubbard
Beauty

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

So many fail because they don't get started - they don't go. They don't overcome inertia. They don't begin
- W. Clement Stone
Belief

What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it.
- Ezra Pound
Bible

Bible reading is an education in itself.
- Lord Tennyson
Birthday

Happy birthday, may this day always be a special one to remember.
- Anonymous
Boldness

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

If there's a book you really want to read but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
- Toni Morrison
Business

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service
- Henry Ford
Calmness

Calmness is the cradle of power.
- Josiah Gilbert Holland
Celebration

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck
Challenge

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty
- William Bennett
Change

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Character

The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do
- John W. Holt
Courage

It's okay to be scared. Because when you're scared, courage reveals itself
- Anonymous
Dance

People come to see beauty, and I dance to give it to them.
- Judith Jamison
Death

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
- Native American Proverb
Dreams

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

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows
- Sydney J. Harris
Effort

Great effort springs naturally from great attitude
- Pat Riley
Emotion

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it...
- Nicholas Sparks
Enthusiasm

A salesman minus enthusiasm is just a clerk
- Harry F. Banks
Entrepreneurship

Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it
- Ryan Allis
Environment

Nature is the art of God
- Dante Alighieri
Equality

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Experience

Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce
Faith

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fate

There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
- John Lennon
Fear

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby
Finance

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

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Food

Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved, nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
- Norman Borlaug
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

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius
Funny

How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.
- Emo Philips
Hardwork

Every job is a self portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence.
- Anonymous
Health

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools
- Spanish Proverb
History

History is a novel for which the people is the author.
- Alfred de Vigny
Humour

Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It's the sweetest thing one can do for oneself & one's fellow human beings
- Maya Angelou
Idea

Ideas can no more flow backward than can a river.
- Victor Hugo
Ignorance

Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it
- Thomas Paine
Imagination

Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
- Simone Weil
Inspiration

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

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Jung
Leadership

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
- Stephen Covey
Life

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James
Love

Love the heart that hurts you, but never hurt the heart that loves you.
- Vipin Sharma
Luck

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

I have always considered marriage as the most interesting event of one's life, the foundation of happiness or misery.
- George Washington
Mathematics

The most incomprehensible about Mathematics is that it is comprehensible.
- Kiran B. Mali
Media

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

Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again
- Willa Sibert Cather
Men

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself
- Galileo Galilei
Mind

Limits exist only in the mind
- Anonymous
Money

A woman's best protection is a little money of her own.
- Clare Boothe Luce
Motivation

You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning.
- Barbara Sher
Movies

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich
Music

Music is the soul of language.
- Max Heindel
Mystery

The final mystery is oneself.
- Oscar Wilde
Nature

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
- Thomas Browne
Opportunity

Even when opportunity knocks, a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door.
- Anonymous
Pain

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

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

A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
- John Maxwell
Patriotism

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell
Peace

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

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
- James Herriot
Photography

A good photographer must love life more than he does photography.
- Joel Strasser
Poetry

Poetry: the best words in the best order.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Proverb

Empty vessels make the most noise
- Anonymous
Questions

Any man who knows all the answers most likely misunderstood the questions.
- Anonymous
Religion

More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.
- Alexander Chase
Risk

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

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

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
- Ted Williams
Success

Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage.
- Charles Luckman
Talent

Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
- Lou Holtz
Teacher

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

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
- John F. Kennedy
Time

The present is a point just passed.
- David Russell
Travel

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
- Aldous Huxley
Trust

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

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

Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.
- Mahatma Gandhi
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

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

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.
- Mark Twain
Work

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
- Douglas Adams
World

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
- Mother Teresa
Writing

Life is what happens to a writer between drafts.
- Damon
Youth

That?s the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old.
- Philip Pullman