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Ability

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
- Confucius
Abundance

Abundance does not spread; famine does.
- Zulu Proverb
Achievement

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

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Adventure

If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul.
- Drew Barrymore
Adversity

To have become a deeper man is the privilege of those who have suffered.
- Oscar Wilde
Advice

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.
- Anonymous
Age

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Ambition

If you want more, you have to require more from yourself.
- Dr Phil
Anger

He who angers you conquers you.
- Elizabeth Kenny
Animals

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot
Appreciation

Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight
- William Safire
Art

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler
Attitude

Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time
- Betty Smith
Beauty

There's nothing more inspiring than the complexity and beauty of the human heart
- Cynthia Hand
Beginning

From small beginnings come great things
- Anonymous
Belief

Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
- Seneca
Bible

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

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new.
- Sammy Hagar
Boldness

Fortune befriends the bold.
- John Dryden
Books

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx
Business

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art
- Andy Warhol
Calmness

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression.
- Bertrand Wilbertforce
Celebration

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
- Oprah Winfrey
Challenge

When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out
- David Weatherford
Change

When in doubt, choose change.
- Lily Leung
Character

Character is, in the long run, the decisive factor in the life of individuals and of nations alike.
- Theodore Roosevelt
Courage

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln
Dance

I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.
- Ruth St. Denis
Death

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton, Jr.
Dreams

When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum
- Anonymous
Education

The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet
- Aristotle
Effort

The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.
- Garth Henrichs
Emotion

Our emotions are only incidents in the effort to keep day and night together.
- T S Eliot
Enthusiasm

Promise yourself to be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
- Christian Larson
Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is neither a science nor an art. It is a practice.
- Peter Drucker
Environment

It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt.
- E. O. Wilson
Equality

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact.
- Honore de Balzac
Experience

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Faith

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Fate

Dumb Fate whispers in no man's ear his coming doom; Each thinks--"not I--not I."
- Dinah Craik
Fear

Fear cannot take what you do not give it.
- Christopher Coan
Finance

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

Commit to be fit.
- Anonymous
Food

Food is your body's fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.
- Ken Hill
Forgiveness

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

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine
Funny

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright
Hardwork

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.
- Doug Firebaugh
Health

'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
- Henry David Thoreau
History

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

A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Idea

All great ideas are controversial, or have been at one time
- George Seldes
Ignorance

Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not
- Frank Zappa
Imagination

The imagination is man's power over nature.
- Wallace Stevens
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

Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.
- Tom Hopkins
Life

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love

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

Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it, there will be a fish
- Ovid
Marriage

Our wedding was many years ago. The celebration continues to this day
- Gene Perret
Mathematics

Mathematics is a game played according to certain simple rules with meaningless marks on paper.
- David Hilbert
Media

A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
- Arthur Miller
Memory

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
- Samuel Johnson
Men

A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are
- Baltasar Gracian
Mind

There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there
- Albert Einstein
Money

After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis
Motivation

Don't kill the dream...execute it!
- Robert Schuller
Movies

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney
Music

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
- John Lennon
Mystery

Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nature

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen
Opportunity

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work
- Thomas Alva Edison
Pain

Pain happens to everyone. To grow up, to fulfill your potential, to develop into what God wants you to be--this process takes support. No one succeeds alone
- Clay Aiken
Parents

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

Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extinguishes candles and fans a fire
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Patriotism

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
- Bob Riley
Peace

Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
- Swami Sivananda
Pet

I believe in animal rights, and high among them is the right to the gentle stroke of a human hand.
- Robert Brault
Photography

A photographer is an acrobat treading the high wire of chance, trying to capture shooting stars.
- Guy Le Querrec
Poetry

Poetry is life distilled
- Gwendolyn Brooks
Proverb

First come, first served
- Anonymous
Questions

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

One man's theology is another man's belly laugh.
- Robert A. Heinlein
Risk

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

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

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary
Success

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie
Talent

Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin
Teacher

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
- Aristotle
Technology

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

It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
- Francois Rabelais
Travel

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.
- Anais Nin
Trust

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
- Stephen King
Vision

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

War is the trade of kings.
- Jonh Dryden
Wealth

Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Wisdom

It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
- Richard Whately
Women

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
- George Meredith
Words

Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.
- Jodi Picoult
Work

Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.
- Charles J. Sykes
World

The wide world is all about you; you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot forever fence it out.
- J R R Tolkien
Writing

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
- Cyril Connolly
Youth

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