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Ability

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
- John Wooden
Abundance

Life is a field of unlimited possibilities.
- Deepak Chopra
Achievement

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

The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action
- Stael
Adventure

Life is uncharted territory. It reveals its story one moment at a time.
- Leo F. Buscaglia
Adversity

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

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
- Francois La Rochefoucauld
Age

Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
- Mark Twain
Ambition

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Anger

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness
- James Thurber
Animals

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose F. Kennedy
Appreciation

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire
Art

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

If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one
- Cavett Robert
Beauty

Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty
- David Hume
Beginning

A hard beginning maketh a good ending
- John Heywood
Belief

It is easier to believe than to doubt.
- E.D. Martin
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

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity
- Anonymous
Boldness

Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it
- Johann Wolfgang
Books

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read them.
- Mark Twain
Business

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
- Henry Ford
Calmness

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
- Mark Victor Hansen
Celebration

Celebrate we will for life is short but sweet for certain
- Dave Matthews Band
Challenge

What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
- Fay B. Nash
Change

Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again
- Bikram Choudhury
Character

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

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

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Death

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

Dream manfully and nobly, and thy dreams shall be prophets.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Education

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
- Clifford Stoll
Effort

Great changes may not happen right away, but with effort even the difficult may become easy.
- Bill Blackman
Emotion

Emotion is primarily about nothing and much of it remains about nothing to the end.
- Anonyomus
Enthusiasm

We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley
Entrepreneurship

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
- Henry Ford
Environment

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defence of our resources is just as important as defence abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
- Robert Redford
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 teaches only the teachable.
- Aldous Huxley
Faith

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
- Abdul Kalam
Fate

do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.
- Ronald Reagan
Fear

Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.
- Brendan Francis
Finance

Don't count your check-ins before they cash
- Vanna Bonta
Fitness

Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought, Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught, The wise, for cure, on exercise depend; God never made his work for man to mend.
- John Dryden
Food

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
- Aesop
Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
- Saint Augustine
Friendship

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus
Funny

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
- Mae West
Hardwork

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Health

Time And health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted
- Denis Waitley
History

To remain ignorant of things that happened before you were born is to remain a child.
- Cicero
Humour

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
Idea

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

When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds
- Will Rogers
Imagination

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss
Inspiration

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

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope
Leadership

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller
Life

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

Love is the only gold.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Luck

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity
- Seneca
Marriage

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson
Mathematics

Infinity is a floorless room without walls or ceiling.
- Anonymous
Media

A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
- Arthur Miller
Memory

As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape
- John Lancaster Spalding
Men

Guys are like roses. You've got to watch out for the pricks.
- Anonymous
Mind

The human mind has first to construct forms, independently, before we can find them in things
- Albert Einstein
Money

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
- John Ruskin
Motivation

Build a dream and the dream will build you.
- Robert Schuller
Movies

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich
Music

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley
Mystery

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

Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams.
- Gilbert White
Opportunity

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes
- Henry J. Kaiser
Pain

Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression
- Samuel Johnson
Parents

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes
- Chinese Proverbs
Passion

Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm
- Winston Churchill
Patriotism

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry
Peace

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Pet

Do not make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans or they will treat you like dogs.
- Martha Scott
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 heals the wounds inflicted by reason.
- Novalis
Proverb

Faint heart never won fair lady
- Anonymous
Questions

Judge a person by their questions, rather than their answers.
- Anonymous
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

The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Science

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

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens
Success

Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
- Sloan Wilson
Talent

Our talents are the gift that God gives to us... What we make of our talents is our gift back to God
- Leo Buscaglia
Teacher

Seldom was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
- Bishop Hall
Technology

The technologies which have had the most profound effects on human life are usually simple.
- Freeman Dyson
Time

But time growing old teaches all things.
- Aeschylus
Travel

To travel is to live.
- Hans Christian Andersen
Trust

If we really want to be full and generous in spirit, we have no choice but to trust at some level.
- Rita Dove
Vision

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
- Mark Twain
War

War is the trade of kings.
- Jonh Dryden
Wealth

I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes.
- Oprah Winfrey
Wisdom

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
- Walter Lippmann
Women

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

The words. Why did they have to exist? Without them, there wouldn't be any of this.
- Markus Zusak
Work

Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it.
- Jack Nichols
World

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything.
- Albert Einstein
Writing

For me, writing is exploration; and most of the time, I'm surprised where the journey takes me.
- Jack Dann
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