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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

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
- Kinder, Jack
Action

A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
Adventure

Adventure is not an outside man, it is within.
- David Grayson
Adversity

Life didn't promise to be wonderful.
- Teddy Pendergrass
Advice

We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.
- Anonymous
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

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
- Ambrose Bierce
Animals

Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures.
- Dalai Lama
Appreciation

Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day.
- Booker T. Washington
Art

One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art
- Oscar Wilde
Attitude

If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one
- Cavett Robert
Beauty

Nature didn't need an operation to be beautiful. It just was
- Scott Westerfeld
Beginning

The first beginnings are generally crude.
- Edward Counsel
Belief

Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active
- Edith Hamilton
Bible

We do not read the Bible the way it is; we read it the way we are.
- Evelyn Uyemura
Birthday

Life is a journey, so enjoy every mile. Happy birthday.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Courage is the greatest of all the virtues. Because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
- Samuel Johnson
Books

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

A business with a income at its heels, furnishes always oil for its own wheels
- William Cowper
Calmness

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau
Celebration

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

If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.
- Warren Wendel Wiersbe
Change

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
- Carol Burnett
Character

Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time
- Elbert Hubbard
Courage

Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
- Peter Drucker
Dance

To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul.
- Eugene Louis
Death

Death is the dropping of the flower, that the fruit may swell.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Dreams

Dreams are often most profound when they seem the most crazy
- Sigmund Freud
Education

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
- Jim Rohn
Effort

For every disciplined effort there is a multiple reward.
- Jim Rohn
Emotion

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
- Horace Walpole
Enthusiasm

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

It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.
- James Cash Penney
Environment

There is however, a true music of nature; the song of the birds, the whisper of leaves, the ripple of waters upon a sandy shore, the wail of wind or sea
- Lubbock
Equality

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings
- Simone Weil
Experience

My path has not been determined. I shall have more experiences and pass many more milestones.
- Agnetha Faltskog
Faith

Faith is reason grown courageous.
- Sherwood Eddy
Fate

Fate throws fortune, but not everyone catches.
- Polish Proverb
Fear

Being frightened is an experience you can't buy
- Anthony Price
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Fitness

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
Food

The belly rules the mind.
- Spanish Proverb
Forgiveness

People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what's bitter and move on.
- Bill Cosby
Friendship

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius
Funny

Experience is what you have after you've forgotten her name.
- Milton Berle
Hardwork

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Health

Healthy people live with their world.
- Anne Wilson Schaef
History

History repeats itself, has to, nobody listens
- Steve Turner
Humour

Total absence of humor renders life impossible.
- Colette
Idea

A half-baked idea is okay as long as it's in the oven.
- Anonymous
Ignorance

Stupidity is the deliberate cultivation of ignorance
- William Gaddis
Imagination

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

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir
Intelligence

Intelligence is not a science.
- Frank Carlucci
Leadership

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
- Steve Jobs
Life

Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach
Love

Love is the best medicine, and there is more than enough to go around once you open your heart.
- Julie Marie
Luck

Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
- William Shakespeare
Marriage

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

Mathematics may be defined as the economy of counting. There is no problem in the whole of mathematics which cannot be solved by direct counting.
- Ernst Mach
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

The past is never there when you try to go back. It exists, but only in memory. To pretend otherwise is to invite a mess
- Chris Cobbs
Men

A man always blames the woman who fools him. In the same way he blames the door he walks into in the dark.
- Henry Louis Mencken
Mind

Limits exist only in the mind
- Anonymous
Money

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

The earth is what we all have in common.
- Wendell Berry
Movies

Every single art form is involved in film, in a way.
- Sydney Pollack
Music

Music is the soul of language.
- Max Heindel
Mystery

Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads
- Horace Walpole
Nature

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
- Gerard De Nerval
Opportunity

It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute
- William Pollard
Pain

Hope of gain lessens pain
- Benjamin Franklin
Parents

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

A person can succeed at almost anything for which they have unlimited enthusiasm
- Charles M. Schwab
Patriotism

Each nation feels superior to other nations. That breeds patriotism - and wars.
- Dale Carnegie
Peace

Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
- Benjamin Franklin
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

The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.
- W. Eugene Smith
Poetry

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
- Edgar Allan Poe
Proverb

Between the devil and the deep sea
- Anonymous
Questions

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

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.
- Philip James Bailey
Risk

To win you have to risk loss.
- Jean-Claude Killy
Science

No one should approach the temple of science with the soul of a money changer.
- Thomas Browne
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

If you want to achieve things in life, you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart, you'll succeed.
- Juliana Hatfield
Talent

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
- Arthur C. Clarke
Time

But time growing old teaches all things.
- Aeschylus
Travel

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu
Trust

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

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
- C.G. Jung
War

A mind at peace does not engender wars.
- Sophocles
Wealth

The freedom of affluence opposes and contradicts the freedom of community life.
- Wendell Berry
Wisdom

Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.
- Phil Jackson
Women

No woman really wants a man to carry her off; she only wants him to want to do it.
- Elizabeth Peters
Words

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Work

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
- Sam Ewing
World

The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
- Albert Einstein
Writing

Writing energy is like anything else. The more you put in, the more you get out.
- Richard Reeves
Youth

So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
- William Shakespeare