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Ability

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
- Zig Ziglar
Abundance

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

In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.
- H. Jackson Brown
Action

Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
- Evelyn Waugh
Adventure

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.
- Rosalia de Castro
Adversity

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Advice

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
- Hannah Whitall Smith
Age

Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
- Leroy Satchel Paige
Ambition

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau
Anger

Before you give someone a piece of your mind, make sure you can get by with what is left.
- Anonymous
Animals

The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much
- Thornton Wilder
Appreciation

Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
- William Makepeace Thackeray
Art

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
- Paul Valery
Attitude

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

When you reach the heart of life you shall find beauty in all things, even in the eyes that are blind to beauty
- Kahlil Gibran
Beginning

Each day is a new beginning.
- Michael Duff Newton
Belief

Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself
- Robert Collier
Bible

Never place a period where God has placed a comma. God is still speaking.
- Gracie Allen
Birthday

Fly free and happy beyond birthdays and across forever, and we'll meet now and then when we wish, in the midst of the one celebration that never can end
- Stephen Wright
Boldness

Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it
- Johann Wolfgang
Books

A good book should leave you... slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading it.
- William Styron
Business

Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching for what it gets
- Henry Ford
Calmness

The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.
- William Mcfee
Celebration

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

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
- Winston Churchill
Change

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
- Henri Bergson
Character

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

The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one minute to the next
- Mignon McLaughlin
Dance

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.
- Agnes de Mille
Death

Death is when the monsters get you.
- Stephen King
Dreams

Listen to the colour of your dreams.
- The Beatles
Education

A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear
- James B. Stockdale
Effort

A big shot is a little shot that kept shooting.
- Anonymous
Emotion

I don't want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.
- Oscar Wilde
Enthusiasm

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
- Albert Schweitzer
Entrepreneurship

Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.
- Fortune Cookie
Environment

The proper use of science is not to conquer nature but to live in it
- Barry Commoner
Equality

If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
- Franz Boas
Experience

Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.
- Sai Baba
Faith

Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
- Michelangelo
Fate

Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
- Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Fear

What we fear comes to pass more speedily than what we hope
- Publilius Syrus
Finance

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's
- Will Rogers
Fitness

He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.
- Thomas Carlyle
Food

To a man with an empty stomach, food is god.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
- Dag Hammarskjold
Friendship

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
- George MacDonald
Funny

God did not intend religion to be an exercise club.
- Naguib Mahfouz
Hardwork

Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It's hard to stay on top
- Paul Coffy
Health

The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
History

History is written by the victors
- Winston Churchill
Humour

Humor is just another defense against the universe.
- Mel Brooks
Idea

Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings
- Anonymous
Ignorance

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

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
- Francis Bacon
Inspiration

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou
Intelligence

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Leadership

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.
- Andrew Carnegie
Life

Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
Love

Love is the only gold.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Luck

Luck is when opportunity knocks and you answer.
- Anonymous
Marriage

Two things are owed to truthfulness - lasting marriages and short friendships.
- Robert Brault
Mathematics

Old math teachers never die, they just tend to infinity.
- Anonymous
Media

Social Media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.
- Matt Goulart
Memory

I'm always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact.
- Diane Sawyer
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

A mental stain can neither be blotted out by the passage of time nor washed away by any waters.
- Cicero
Money

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
- John Ruskin
Motivation

Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
- Johann Friedrich von Schiller
Movies

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich
Music

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
- Plato
Mystery

Mysteries are due to secrecy.
- Francis Bacon
Nature

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
- Thomas Browne
Opportunity

A man who misses his opportunity, and monkey who misses his branch, cannot be saved.
- Hindu Proverb
Pain

There's a certain satisfaction in a little bit of pain
- Madonna
Parents

The only way we can be there for our children is to be there for ourselves.
- Anonymous
Passion

Great dancers aren't great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion
- Anonymous
Patriotism

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
- James Bryce
Peace

Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
- Friedrich Schiller
Pet

The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude.
- Robert Brault
Photography

You can give everything to photography but photography will give you only 1 thing - happiness
- Anonymous
Poetry

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
- Leonard Cohen
Proverb

Discretion is the better part of valor
- Anonymous
Questions

The one who asks questions doesn't lose his way
- Anonymous
Religion

God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
- Paul Valery
Risk

When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
- Cynthia Heimel
Science

Science is what you know. Philosophy is what you don't know.
- Bertrand Russell
Sports

Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
- Joe Garagiola
Success

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
- David Brinkley
Talent

Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.
- Erica Jong
Teacher

Natural ability is by far the best, but many men have succeeded in winning high renown by skill that is the fruit of teaching.
- Pindar
Technology

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
- John F. Kennedy
Time

Time has a way of demonstrating that the most stubborn are the most intelligent.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Travel

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.
- Henry Miller
Trust

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
- Corrie Ten Boom
Vision

No one is less ready for tomorrow than the person who holds the most rigid beliefs about what tomorrow will contain.
- Watts Wacker
War

War is behavior with roots in the single cell of the primeval seas. Eat whatever you touch or it will eat you.
- Frank Herbert
Wealth

Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants.
- Epictetus
Wisdom

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Women

Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid.
- George Carlin
Words

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

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
- Oscar Wilde
World

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
- Buddha
Writing

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
- E. L. Doctorow
Youth

Youth is wasted on the young.
- George Bernard Shaw