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Ability

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
- John Wooden
Abundance

Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.
- Wayne Dyer
Achievement

It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.
- Benjamin Franklin
Action

Never confuse motion with action.
- Benjamin Franklin
Adventure

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

The problem with troubleshooting is that trouble shoots back.
- Anonymous
Advice

Few take advice, or physic, without wry faces at it.
- Augustus William Hare
Age

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream
- C.S. Lewis
Ambition

If you have a great ambition, take as big a step as possible in the direction of fulfilling it. The step may only be a tiny one, but trust that it may be the largest one possible for now.
- Mildred McAfee
Anger

Anger is one letter short of danger.
- Anonymous
Animals

The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged
- Ovid
Appreciation

The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived
- Oscar Wilde
Art

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Attitude

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.
- Khalil Gibran
Beauty

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical
- Sophia Loren
Beginning

A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
- Euripides
Belief

Seek not to understand that you may believe, but believe that you may understand
- Saint Augustine
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

All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much
- George Harrison
Boldness

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

You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend
- Paul Sweeney
Business

More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause
- Rose F. Kennedy
Calmness

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

Celebrate love. It is the breath of your existence and the best of all reasons for living
- Anonymous
Challenge

We cannot truly face life until we face the fact that it will be taken away from us.
- Billy Graham
Change

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau
Character

Dreams are the touchstones of our character
- Henry David Thoreau
Courage

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Dance

Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.
- Ted Shawn
Death

Death never takes the wise man by surprise; He is always ready to go.
- Jean de La Fontaine
Dreams

You have to dream before your dreams can come true
- Anonymous
Education

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti
Effort

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest
- J.G. Holland
Emotion

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

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
- Abraham Lincoln
Entrepreneurship

There is no reason to be hesitant' becoming an entrepreneur is a learning experience
- Savannah Britt
Environment

Environments are not just containers, but are processes that change the content totally
- Marshall McLuhan
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 is one thing you can't get for nothing.
- Oscar Wilde
Faith

Faith is a passionate intuition.
- William Wordsworth
Fate

Fate is a misconseption, it's only a cover-up for the fact you don't have control over your own life
- Anonymous
Fear

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice
- Edgar Watson Howe
Finance

Money is like a sixth sense - and you can't make use of the other five without it.
- William Somerset Maugham
Fitness

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

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
- George Bernard Shaw
Forgiveness

Forgotten is forgiven.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Friendship

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
- Honore de Balzac
Funny

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

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

A man's health can be judged by which he takes two at a time - pills or stairs
- Joan Welsh
History

All great historical facts and personages occur, as it were, twice ... the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.
- Karl Marx
Humour

Nothing is more curious than the almost savage hostility that Humour excites in those who lack it.
- George Saintsbury
Idea

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.
- Elbert Hubbard
Ignorance

The confidence of ignorance will always overcome the indecision of knowledge
- Anonymous
Imagination

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
- Dr. Seuss
Inspiration

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
- Jim Rohn
Intelligence

Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
- Josh Billings
Leadership

Get the best people and train them well.
- Scott McNealy
Life

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
- E. B. White
Love

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
- Zelda Fitzgerald
Luck

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work
- Harry Golden
Marriage

In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.
- Robert Anderson
Mathematics

Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics.
- Dean Schlicter
Media

Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
- Jim Morrison
Memory

Everything is only for a day, both that which remembers and that which is remembered
- Marcus Aurelius
Men

Men feel that women somehow drag them down, and women feel that way about men. It's possible that both are right.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Mind

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
- Aristotle
Money

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.
- David Geffen
Motivation

Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
- Frederick Douglass
Movies

The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
- Will Rogers
Music

All music is beautiful.
- Billy Strayhorn
Mystery

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.
- Albert Einstein
Nature

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anais Nin
Opportunity

Equal opportunity means everyone will have a fair chance at being incompetent
- Dr. Laurence J. Peter
Pain

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

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
- Chinese Proverbs
Passion

When you set yourself on fire, people love to come and see you burn.
- John Wesley
Patriotism

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone
Peace

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
- Carlos Santana
Pet

Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that the child cannot do much harm one way or the other.
- Robert Benchley
Photography

I am forever chasing light. Light turns the ordinary into the magical.
- Trent Parke
Poetry

Poetry is like making a joke. If you get one word wrong at the end of a joke, you've lost the whole thing.
- W.S. Merwin
Proverb

Where there's a will there's a way
- Anonymous
Questions

The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.
- John.A.Simone
Religion

Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.
- Frederick II
Risk

Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking.
- Tim McMahon
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

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard
Success

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
Talent

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
- Stephen King
Teacher

If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
- Tryon Edwards
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

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.
- Faith Baldwin
Travel

Travel brings power and love back into your life.
- Rumi
Trust

I have to trust what I do and then do it.
- Ednita Nazario
Vision

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

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

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel... its poverty by how little.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon,
Wisdom

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
- Moliere
Women

Women are never stronger than when they arm themselves with their weaknesses.
- Marie de Vichy-Chamrond
Words

We live and breathe words.
- Cassandra Clare
Work

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
World

All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
- Sean O'Casey
Writing

All the words I use in my stories can be found in the dictionary - it's just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.
- Somerset Maugham
Youth

The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
- Alice Roosvelt Longworth