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Ability

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
- Malcolm S Forbes
Abundance

Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
- Wayne Dyer
Achievement

All great achievements require time.
- Maya Angelou
Action

Right action is when the right people do the right thing for the right reasons at the right time. That about sums up success!
- Anonymous
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

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
- Anonymous
Advice

No one wants advice - only corroboration.
- John Steinbeck
Age

Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs.
- Charles Dickens
Ambition

I think my greatest ambition in life is to pass on to others what I know
- Frank Sinatra
Anger

Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one
- Benjamin Franklin
Animals

Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all
- Aristotle
Appreciation

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others
- Cicero
Art

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world
- Albert Einstein
Attitude

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes
- William James
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

The greatest stories are those that resonate our beginnings and intuit our endings, our mysterious origins and our numinous destinies, and dissolve them both into one
- Ben Okri
Belief

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad
- Denis Waitley
Bible

It is not at all incredible, that a book which has been so long in the possession of mankind should contain many truths as yet undiscovered.
- Bishop Butler
Birthday

May your birthday be filled with sunshine and smiles, laughter, love, and cheer.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Books

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
- Abraham Lincoln
Business

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand
- Thomas Carlyle
Calmness

Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind.
- Milton Garland
Celebration

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Thomas J. Peters
Challenge

We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
- Maxwell Maltz
Change

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

The essential thing is not knowledge, but character.
- Joseph Le Conte
Courage

Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength.
- Anonymous
Dance

Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.
- Kurt Vonnegut
Death

Better to live or die, once and for all, than die by inches.
- Homer
Dreams

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

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself
- John Dewey
Effort

Much effort, much prosperity
- Euripides
Emotion

Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions that salt water has on thirst.
- Walter Weckler
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is: A quiet spiritual strength: An inner glow: Faith in action: Greatest asset in the world: Beats money power influence: Tramples over prejudice
- Anonymous
Entrepreneurship

Everything started as nothing
- Ben Weissenstein
Environment

We begin to see, therefore, the importance of selecting our environment with the greatest of care, because environment is the mental feeding ground out of which the food that goes into our minds is extracted.
- Napoleon Hill
Equality

As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
- Mason Cooley
Experience

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
- Douglas Adams
Faith

No matter how old we become, we can still call them 'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris
Fate

You are fate's shadow or fate's sun, depending on which way you turn.
- Terri Guillemets
Fear

Fear is the needle that pierces us that it may carry a thread to bind us to heaven.
- James Hastings
Finance

Finance, like time, devours its own children
- Honore de Balzac
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

Eating without conversation is only stoking.
- Marcelene Cox
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

Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.
- Aristotle
Funny

I distrust camels, and anyone else who can go a week without a drink.
- Joe E. Lewis
Hardwork

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

In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties
- Henri Frederic Amiel
History

Biography is the only true history
- Thomas Carlyle
Humour

Humor can alter any situation and help us cope at the very instant we are laughing.
- Allen Klein
Idea

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

There is no reply to the ignorant like keeping silence
- Anonymous
Imagination

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey
Inspiration

The best way out is always through.
- Robert Frost
Intelligence

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

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
- Ray Kroc
Life

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

I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson
Marriage

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

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there
- Charles R. Darwin
Media

Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.
- Seth Godin
Memory

A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever
- Anonymous
Men

Men are at war with each other because each man is at war with himself
- Francis Meehan
Mind

Of all the things I've lost, I miss my mind the most
- Mark Twain
Money

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.
- Spike Milligan
Motivation

Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied.
- Arnold H. Glasow
Movies

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

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
- Jimi Hendrix
Mystery

Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
- Thomas Carlyle
Nature

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock
Opportunity

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

Pain is deeper than all thought; laughter is higher than all pain
- Elbert Hubbard
Parents

The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other.
- Francis Bacon
Passion

Passion is the element in which we live; without it, we hardly vegetate
- Lord Byron
Patriotism

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
Peace

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
Pet

Whoever said you canít buy happiness forgot about little puppies
- Gene Hill
Photography

Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a persons face.
- Steve McCurry
Poetry

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
- Thomas Gray
Proverb

Empty vessels make the most noise
- Anonymous
Questions

Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.
- Danish Proverb
Religion

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
- Henry David Thoreau
Risk

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous
Science

I think science has enjoyed an extraordinary success because it has such a limited and narrow realm in which to focus its efforts. Namely, the physical universe.
- Ken Jenkins
Sports

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson
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

Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin
Teacher

Education is the guardian genius of democracy. It is the only dictator that free men recognize, and the only ruler that free men require.
- Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar
Technology

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal
- 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

I tramp a perpetual journey.
- Walt Whitman
Trust

Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg
Vision

Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
- Jonathan Swift
War

Wars of pen and ink often lead to wars of cannon and bayonets.
- Edward Counsel
Wealth

Wealth is not a matter of intelligence it's a matter of inspiration.
- Jim Rohn
Wisdom

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers
Women

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

The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
- Dorothy Nevill
Work

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell
World

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

The author must keep his mouth shut when his work starts to speak.
- Friederich Nietzsche
Youth

If youth knew; if age could.
- Sigmund Freud