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Ability

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

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality.
- Jung, Carl
Action

Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favorite of fortune.
- Francis Quarles
Adventure

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

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
- Robert Fulghum
Advice

People who ask our advice almost never take it. Yet we should never refuse to give it, upon request, for it often helps us to see our own way more clearly.
- Brendan Francis
Age

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
- Benjamin Franklin
Ambition

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream
- William Shakespeare
Anger

An angry man is again angry with himself, when he returns to reason
- Publilius Syrus
Animals

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

Appreciation can make a day - even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
- Margaret Cousins
Art

Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Attitude

The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations
- Eli Khamarov
Beauty

We ascribe beauty to that which is simple; which has no superfluous parts; which exactly answers its end; which stands related to all things; which is the mean of many extremes
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beginning

Birth is the beginning of death
- Thomas Fuller
Belief

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright
Bible

When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, 'It is talking to me, and about me'.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Birthday

Because you're you, I'm celebrating today! Happy Birthday.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Fortune befriends the bold.
- John Dryden
Books

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Business

The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision
- Bruce Barton
Calmness

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
- Amelia Earhart
Celebration

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

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out, that's when I've really learned
- Carol Burnett
Change

We change, whether we like it or not
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character

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

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others
- Winston Churchill
Dance

Dancing is silent poetry
- Simonides
Death

Death is the surest calculation that can be made
- Ludwig Buchner
Dreams

Dreams are more real than reality itself, they're closer to the self
- Gao Xingjian
Education

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world
- Nelson Mandela
Effort

He who seeks rest finds boredom....He who seeks work finds rest.
- Anonymous
Emotion

One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside.
- John Lennon
Enthusiasm

If you are not fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm
- Vince Lombardi
Entrepreneurship

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
- Benjamin Franklin
Environment

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer
Equality

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan
Experience

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
- Alphonse de Lamartine
Faith

He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly.
- B. C. Forbes
Fate

Fate keeps on happening
- Anita Loos
Fear

He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finance

What is high finance? It's knowing the difference between one and ten, multiplying, subtracting and adding. You just add noughts. It's no more than that.
- Bentley, John
Fitness

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Food

Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop.
- Vanessa Carlton
Forgiveness

To err is human; to forgive, divine.
- Alexander Pope
Friendship

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard
Funny

Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.
- P. J. O'Rourke
Hardwork

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
- Napoleon Hill
Health

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise
- Benjamin Franklin
History

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different
- Aldous Huxley
Humour

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
- Eric Sevareid
Idea

Ideas are the root of creation
- Ernest Dimnet
Ignorance

It is better to confess ignorance than provide it.
- Homer Hickam, The Coalwood Way
Imagination

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
- William Shakespeare
Inspiration

Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.
- Bern Williams
Intelligence

Every true genius is bound to be naive.
- Friedrich Schiller
Leadership

People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.
- Thomas Sowell
Life

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
Love

Where there is great love there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather
Luck

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

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
- Ruth Bell Graham
Mathematics

Math can be related to our lives. It teach us to always be careful with the signs.
- Anonymous
Media

You can't tiptoe into social media. You have to jump into the pool. People have a natural fear of it. But the scary part is not being there. Your customer is already there
- Dave Saunders
Memory

Memory is the mother of all wisdom
- Aeschylus
Men

Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be
- Anonymous
Mind

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief
- Gerry Spence
Money

Do what you love and the money will follow.
- Marsha Sinetar
Motivation

Look deep into nature, and you will understand everything better.
- Albert Einstein
Movies

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich
Music

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
Mystery

Mystery is another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain
- Tryon Edwards
Nature

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.
- Langston Hughes
Opportunity

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging
- Joseph Campbell
Pain

The pain passes, but the beauty remains
- Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Parents

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners
- Anonymous
Passion

If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Patriotism

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge
Peace

For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual.
- Irving Babbitt
Pet

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul
- Jean Cocteau
Photography

Taking pictures is like fishing or writing. It's getting out of the unknown that which resists and refuses to come to light
- Jean Gaumy
Poetry

Poetry, whose material is language, is perhaps the most human and least worldly of the arts, the one in which the end product remains closest to the thought that inspired it.
- Hannah Arendt
Proverb

A friend in need is a friend indeed
- Anonymous
Questions

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
- Bernard Baruch
Religion

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
- Khalil Gibran
Risk

Prudence keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.
- Samuel Johnson
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

Bulls do not win bull fights. People do.
- Norman Ralph Augustine
Success

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
- Earl Wilson
Talent

Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.
- Erica Jong
Teacher

Natural ability is by far the best, but many men have succeeded in winning high renown by skill that is the fruit of teaching.
- Pindar
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 is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.
- Delmore Schwartz
Travel

I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
- Mark Twain
Trust

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.
- Barbara Smith
Vision

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
War

War is behavior with roots in the single cell of the primeval seas. Eat whatever you touch or it will eat you.
- Frank Herbert
Wealth

Only the man who does not need it, is fit to inherit wealth, the man who would make his fortune no matter where he started.
- Ayn Ran
Wisdom

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
- Confucius
Women

A woman's guess is more accurate than a man's certainty.
- Rudyard Kipling
Words

Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more.
- Confucius
Work

Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi
World

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page
- Saint Augustine
Writing

The only reason for being a professional writer is that you just can't help it.
- Leo Rosten
Youth

Praise youth and it will prosper.
- Irish Proverb