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Ability

Ability is a poor man's wealth.
- John Wooden
Abundance

Gratitude is the open door to abundance.
- Anonymous
Achievement

Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
- Napolean Hill
Action

Personal power is the to take action.
- Robbins
Adventure

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
- G. K. Chesterton
Adversity

Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessings to counting your troubles.
- Maltbie D. Babcock
Advice

Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least
- Lord Chesterfield
Age

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.
- Douglas MacArthur
Ambition

Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things
- Albert Einstein
Anger

Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
- Albert Einstein
Animals

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
- Jacques Deval
Appreciation

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one
- Oscar Wilde
Art

Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable
- George Bernard Shaw
Attitude

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene
- Arthur Christopher
Beauty

The beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit.
- Thomas Hardy
Beginning

Beginning is easy - continuing hard
- Japanese Proverb
Belief

Hope unbelieved is always considered nonsense. But hope believed is history in the process of being changed
- Jim Wallis
Bible

The Bible is the greatest example of the whole being greater that its parts.
- Michael Phillips.
Birthday

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

Be bold when others are scared.
- Thomas J. Powell
Books

Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can
- William Feather
Business

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth
- Paul Keating
Calmness

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

Life is a celebration because it is an adventure
- Anonymous
Challenge

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Change

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
- W. Edwards Deming
Character

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

Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount
- Clare Boothe Luce
Dance

The dance is over, the applause subsided, but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever
- W.M. Tory
Death

We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love.
- Madame de Stael
Dreams

All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
- Jack Kerouac
Education

Education is the transmission of civilization.
- Will Durant
Effort

We are responsible for the effort, not the outcome
- Anonymous
Emotion

Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
- David Borenstein
Enthusiasm

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

The longer you're not taking action the more money you're losing
- Carrie Wilkerson
Environment

If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
- E. O. Wilson
Equality

The sole equality on earth is death
- Philip James Bailey
Experience

Experience - the wisdom that enables us to recognise in an undesirable old acquaintance the folly that we have already embraced.
- Ambrose Bierce
Faith

My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason.
- Norman Cousins
Fate

For man is man and master of his fate.
- Alfred
Fear

Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finance

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.
- Edgar R. Fiedler
Fitness

A runner must run with dreams in his heart, not money in his pocket.
- Emil Zatopek
Food

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

Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
- George MacDonald
Friendship

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
- Albert Schweitzer
Funny

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
- Mark Twain
Hardwork

Failure is not the worst thing in the world. The very worst is not to try.
- Anonymous
Health

Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it
- Josh Billings
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

You are not angry with people when you laugh at them. Humor teaches them tolerance
- William Somerset Maugham
Idea

Ideas can no more flow backward than can a river.
- Victor Hugo
Ignorance

Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows
- Robert Green Ingersoll
Imagination

There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Inspiration

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
- William Ellery Channing
Intelligence

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein
Leadership

No matter how carefully you plan your goals they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto.
- W. Clement Stone
Life

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- Buddha
Love

Love is my religion I could die for that.
- John Keats
Luck

Luck is infatuated with the efficient
- Persian Proverb
Marriage

A long marriage is two people trying to dance a duet and two solos at the same time.
- Anne Taylor Fleming
Mathematics

The longer math lives the more abstract and therefore, possibly also the more practical it becomes.
- Eric Temple Bell
Media

Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.
- Rebecca West
Memory

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.
- Barbara Kingsolver
Men

My theory is that men are no more liberated than women.
- Indira Gandhi
Mind

The mind commands the body and immediately it obeys. The mind orders itself, and meets resistance.
- Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Ander
Money

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc
Motivation

Trying times are not the times to stop trying.
- Ray Owen
Movies

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

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
- Victor Hugo
Mystery

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

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland
Opportunity

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters-one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Pain

Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind of suffering
- Paulo Coelho
Parents

Some parents really bring their children up; others let them down.
- Anonymous
Passion

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
- Federico Fellini
Patriotism

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Lyn Nofziger
Peace

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

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
- Garrison Keillor
Photography

It's not how a photographer looks at the world that is important. It;s their intimate relationship with it
- Antoine DeAgata
Poetry

Poetry is life distilled
- Gwendolyn Brooks
Proverb

Between the devil and the deep sea
- Anonymous
Questions

Ask with urgency and passion.
- Arthur Balfour
Religion

Just as the soul fills the body, so God fills the world. Just as the soul bears the body, so God endures the world. Just as the soul sees but is not seen, so God sees but is not seen. Just as the soul feeds the body, so God gives food to the world.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Risk

If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
- Julia Sorel
Science

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
- Adam Smith
Sports

Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words a good offense wins.
- Dan Quayle
Success

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
- Bill Gates
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

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Technology

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
- Albert Einstein
Time

Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth.
- Thomas Huxley
Travel

Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.
- Joe Abercrombie
Trust

Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare
Vision

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau
War

If civilization has an opposite, it is war. Of these two things, you have either one, or the other. Not both.
- Ursula K. Le Guin
Wealth

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
- Margaret Thatcher
Wisdom

It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
- Epictetus
Women

In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
- Margaret Thatcher
Words

Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent.
- Dionysius of Halicarnassus
Work

Management must manage!
- Harold S. Geneen
World

What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world.
- Albert Einstein
Writing

Life is what happens to a writer between drafts.
- Damon
Youth

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
- Aristotle