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Ability

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
- Zig Ziglar
Abundance

Abundance is about being rich, with or without money.
- Suze Orman
Achievement

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

Do not believe that possibly you can escape the reward of your action.
- Emerson
Adventure

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide quotes
Adversity

When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.
- Anonymous
Advice

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain
- William R. Alger
Age

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young.
- Theodore Roosevelt
Ambition

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.
- Seneca
Anger

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny
Animals

Shall we, because we walk on our hind feet, assume to ourselves only the privilege of imperishability?
- George Eliot
Appreciation

Life can be seen through your eyes but it is not fully appreciated until it is seen through your heart.
- Mary Xavier
Art

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

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill
Beauty

Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
- Petrarch
Beginning

Birth is the beginning of death
- Thomas Fuller
Belief

I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day
- James Joyce
Bible

Reading the Bible without meditating on it is like trying to eat without swallowing.
- Anonymous
Birthday

I hope that for every candle on your cake you get a wonderful surprise.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.
- Baltasar Gracian
Books

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

The golden rule for every business man is this: ?Put yourself in your customer?s place.
- Orison Swett Marden
Calmness

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom
- James Allen
Celebration

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

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm
- Anonmyous
Change

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction
- Winston Churchill
Character

It is of little traits that the greatest human character is composed.
- William Winter
Courage

Nothing of character is really permanent but virtue and personal worth.
- Daniel Webster
Dance

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer
Death

Death is when the monsters get you.
- Stephen King
Dreams

I'll do my dreaming with my eyes wide open, and I'll do my looking back with my eyes closed
- Tony Arata
Education

The tragedy of education is played in two scenes - incompetent pupils facing competent teachers and incompetent teachers facing competent pupils
- Martin H. Fischer
Effort

There's no ceiling on effort!
- Harvey C. Fruehauf
Emotion

Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life
- Anonyomus
Enthusiasm

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

Success is not in what you have, but who you are.
- Bo Bennet
Environment

To halt the decline of an ecosystem, it is necessary to think like an ecosystem
- Douglas Wheeler
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

Experience is the teacher of all things.
- Julius Caesar
Faith

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

What fates impose, that men must needs abide; It boots not to resist both wind and tide
- William Shakespeare
Fear

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom
- Marilyn Ferguson
Finance

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers (six if one went to Harvard).
- Edgar R. Fiedler
Fitness

Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
- Hugh Blair
Food

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates
Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the final form of love.
- Reinhold Niebuhr
Friendship

A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Funny

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

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy
- Robert Half
Health

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

History ... is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.
- Edward Gibbon
Humour

Humour is a great vehicle for getting a message across. If you get too serious, you could die of starch.
- Cyndi Lauper
Idea

A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one
- Mary Kay Ash
Ignorance

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
- Alfred North Whitehead
Imagination

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West
Inspiration

The truth is on the march and nothing will stop it.
- Emile Zola
Intelligence

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Leadership

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.
- Michael Eisner
Life

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

We can do no great things; only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa
Luck

Who always only dreams of luck shouldn't be surprised if he oversleeps it
- Ernst Deutsch
Marriage

It is not marriage that fails; it is people that fail. All that marriage does is to show people up
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
Mathematics

Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
- Eric Temple Bell
Media

If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends
- Jeff Bezos
Memory

We cannot change our memories, but we can change their meaning and the power they have over us
- David Seamands
Men

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

All sorts of bodily diseases are produced by half-used minds.
- George Bernard Shaw
Money

I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.
- Paul Harvey
Motivation

Chance favours those in motion.
- James Austin
Movies

I'm married to the theater but my mistress is the films.
- Oskar Werner
Music

Music is love in search of a word.
- Sidney Lanier
Mystery

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

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
- Albert Camus
Opportunity

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door
- Milton Berle
Pain

The world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it.
- Helen Keller
Parents

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

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
- Ferdinand Foch
Patriotism

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
- Robert Walpole
Peace

Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Pet

The greatest pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too
- Samuel Butler
Photography

The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don't belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation.
- Susan Meiselas
Poetry

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.
- Gustave Flaubert
Proverb

Better late than never
- Anonymous
Questions

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

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
- Albert Camus
Risk

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Science

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
- Edwin Powell Hubble
Sports

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

Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing
Talent

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck
Teacher

Whatever you want to teach, be brief.
- Horace
Technology

Technology is ruled by two types of people: those who manage what they do not understand, and those who understand what they do not manage.
- Mike Trout
Time

Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.
- William Faulkner
Travel

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine
Trust

Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead. Worry gets you no place.
- Roy Acuff
Vision

No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities - always see them, for they're always there.
- Norman Vincent Peale
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

Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
- Oprah Winfrey
Wisdom

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Women

Where there are no women there are no good manners.
- Johann Goethe
Words

Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
- Pythogoras
Work

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.
- Lawrence Welk
World

The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
- Ernest Hemingway
Writing

Forget all the rules. Forget about being published. Write for yourself and celebrate writing.
- Melinda Haynes
Youth

Youth has no age.
- Pablo Picasso