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Ability

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
- Andrew Carnegie
Abundance

Life in abundance comes only through great love
- Elbert Hubbard
Achievement

It is by what we ourselves have done, and not by what others have done for us, that we shall be remembered in after ages.
- Francis Wayland
Action

Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
- Aristotle
Adventure

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.
- Mario Andretti
Adversity

Convert difficulties into opportunities, for difficulties are divine surgeries to make you better.
- Anonymous
Advice

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

The memories of a man in his old age are the deeds of a man in his prime
- Pink Floyd
Ambition

I think my greatest ambition in life is to pass on to others what I know
- Frank Sinatra
Anger

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny
Animals

Lots of people talk to animals.... Not very many listen, though.... That's the problem.
- Benjamin Hoff
Appreciation

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, Make Me Feel Important. Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
- Mary Kay Ash
Art

Art is never finished, only abandoned
- Leonardo da Vinci
Attitude

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort
- Herm Albright
Beauty

Sometimes people are beautiful...Not in looks, Not in what they say; Just in what they are
- Markus Zusak
Beginning

Who has begun has half done. Have the courage to be wise. Begin!
- Horace
Belief

Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
- Felix Cohen
Bible

The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed.
- Thomas Paine
Birthday

You're not getting older, just more distinguished.
- Anonymous
Boldness

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

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
- James Bryce
Business

I don't want to do business with those who don't make a profit, because they can't give the best service
- Richard Bach
Calmness

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
- Ralph H. Blum
Celebration

I will celebrate, but I know new goals and objectives will come and I am ready to take them
- Ronaldo
Challenge

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

When you are through changing, you are through.
- Bruce Barton
Character

Be your character what it will, it will be known, and nobody will take it upon your word.
- Lord Chesterfield
Courage

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

To touch, to move, to inspire. This is the true gift of dance.
- Aubrey Lynch
Death

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
Dreams

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
- Oscar Wilde
Education

Education is the best provision for old age.
- Aristotle
Effort

If you can't excell with talent, triumph with effort
- Dave Weinbaum
Emotion

Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies in the emotional universe which he inhabits.
- Bishop Foulton
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do
- Norman Vincent Peale
Entrepreneurship

Failure is not about insecurity. It's about lack of execution.
- Jeffrey Gitomer
Environment

Our environment, the world in which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations.
- Earl Nightingale
Equality

The only real equality is in the cemetery
- German Proverb
Experience

Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself, is the end.
- Walter Pater
Faith

Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.
- Martin Luther
Fate

Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
- Marcus Aurelius
Fear

There is much in the world to make us afraid. There is much more in our faith to make us unafraid.
- Frederick W. Cropp
Finance

Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
- Joseph Roux
Fitness

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Food

Food should be enjoyed rather than endured.
- Steve Hamilton
Forgiveness

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
- Oscar Wilde
Friendship

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
- Muhammad Ali
Funny

How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.
- Emo Philips
Hardwork

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work
- Horace
Health

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

History does not unfold: it piles up.
- Robert M. Adams
Humour

The more one suffers, the more, I believe, has one a sense for the comic.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Idea

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas
- Shirley Hufsteddler
Ignorance

When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds
- Will Rogers
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

Mankind is made great or little by its own will.
- Friedrich Schiller
Intelligence

There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
- Ronald Reagan
Leadership

How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
- David Joseph Schwartz
Life

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie
Love

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

Luck is infatuated with the efficient
- Persian Proverb
Marriage

The marriage state, with and without the affection suitable to it, is the completest image of Heaven and Hell we are capable of receiving in this life.
- Richard Steele
Mathematics

It doesn't matter if you hate it or not, but you use it everyday.
- Kelvin
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 a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.
- Anonymous
Men

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

The mind is like a trunk: if well-packed, it holds almost every thing; if ill-packed, next to nothing.
- Augustus William Hare
Money

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein
Motivation

Buy what thou hast no need of and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessities.
- Benjamin Franklin
Movies

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

If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
- Richard M. Nixon
Mystery

Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known?
- Charles de Lint
Nature

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

Opportunities? They are all around us?there is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.
- Orison Swett Marden
Pain

There are few pains so grievous as to have seen, divined, or experienced how an exceptional man has missed his way and deteriorated
- Friedrich Nietzsche
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

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

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
- John F. Kennedy
Pet

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later
- Mary Bly
Photography

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce
Poetry

Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself.
- William Hazlitt
Proverb

A hungry man is an angry man
- Anonymous
Questions

Sometimes questions are more important than answers.
- Nancy williad
Religion

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
- Buddha
Risk

A ship in harbor is safe - but that is not what ships are for.
- John A. Shedd
Science

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.
- Henry J. Tillman
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

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry
Talent

Talent is a wonderful thing, but it won't carry a quitter.
- Stephen King
Teacher

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

So during those first moments of the day, which are yours and yours alone, you can circumvent these boundaries and concentrate fully on spiritual matters. And this gives you the opportunity to plan the time management of the entire day.
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson
Travel

The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.
- Agnes Repplier
Trust

Trust is a great force multiplier.
- Tom Ridge
Vision

The very essence of leadership is [that] you have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
- Theodore Hesburgh
War

In time of war, when truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
- Winston CHurchill
Wealth

Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.
- Seneca
Wisdom

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.
- Lord Salisbury
Women

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein
Words

The words. Why did they have to exist? Without them, there wouldn't be any of this.
- Markus Zusak
Work

Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it.
- Jack Nichols
World

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.
- Mother Teresa
Writing

Every word written is a victory against death.
- Michel Butor
Youth

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