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Ability

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

Gratitude is the open door to abundance.
- Anonymous
Achievement

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
- Orison Swett Marden
Action

There can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob
- Rand
Adventure

There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't.
- Rabindranath Tagore
Adversity

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
- Kenji Miyazawa
Advice

It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.
- Anne Tyler
Age

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
- Henry Ford
Ambition

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

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
- George Jean Nathan
Animals

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

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I may not forget you.
- William Arthur
Art

Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it
- Robert Motherwell
Attitude

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein
Beauty

Beauty, more than bitterness, makes the heart break
- Sara Teasdale
Beginning

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are
- Anonymous
Belief

It is easier to believe than to doubt.
- E.D. Martin
Bible

Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
- Mark Twain
Birthday

Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth.
- Ralph Parlette
Boldness

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
- Aesop
Books

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

The prudent see only the difficulties, the bold only the advantages, of a great enterprise; the hero sees both; diminishes the former and makes the latter preponderate, and so conquers
- Johann Kaspar Lavater
Calmness

Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
- Christian Larson
Celebration

Life has meaning only in the struggle.Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.So let us celebrate the struggle
- Anonymous
Challenge

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They're what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm
- Anonmyous
Change

Things do not change; we change.
- Henry David Thoreau
Character

The essential thing is not knowledge, but character.
- Joseph Le Conte
Courage

Without justice, courage is weak
- Benjamin Franklin
Dance

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
- John Dryden
Death

He who doesn't fear death dies only once
- Giovanni Falcone
Dreams

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream
- C.S. Lewis
Education

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
- Anatole France
Effort

Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working
- Anonymous
Emotion

The first and simplest emotion which we discover in the human mind, is curiosity
- Edmund Burke
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Entrepreneurship

I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch
Environment

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer
Equality

Democratic principles are the result of equality of condition.
- Mercy Otis Warren
Experience

Real love is a permanently self-enlarging experience.
- M. Scott Peck
Faith

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
- Khalil Gibran
Fate

We make our own fortunes and we call them fate
- Benjamin Disraeli
Fear

He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finance

If you have to forecast, forecast often.
- Edgar R. Fiedler
Fitness

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

There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
- George Bernard Shaw
Forgiveness

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Friendship

It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- John Leonard
Funny

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
- Mark Twain
Hardwork

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy
- Robert Half
Health

The groundwork of all happiness is health.
- James Leigh Hunt
History

To remain ignorant of things that happened before you were born is to remain a child.
- Cicero
Humour

Humor is the contemplation of the finite from the point of view of the infinite.
- Christian Morgenstern
Idea

Dreams, ideas, and plans not only are an escape, they give me purpose, a reason to hang on
- Anonymous
Ignorance

The recipe for perpetual ignorance is: Be satisfied with your opinions and content with your knowledge
- Elbert Hubbard
Imagination

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
- Henry David Thoreau
Inspiration

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
- Edith Wharton
Intelligence

All intelligent thoughts have already been thought; what is necessary is only to try to think them again.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Leadership

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
- Bernard Baruch
Life

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
- Arthur Miller
Love

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
- Miguel de Unamuno
Luck

Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Marriage

Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll fall asleep before you finish saying it.-
- Anonymous
Mathematics

Obvious is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
- Eric Temple Bell
Media

Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.
- Seth Godin
Memory

As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape
- John Lancaster Spalding
Men

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

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief
- Gerry Spence
Money

Business is other people's money.
- Delphine de Girardin
Motivation

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

Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
- Martin Scorsese
Music

Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
- Christian Nestell Bovee
Mystery

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
- Diane Ackerman
Nature

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
- Emily Dickinson
Opportunity

Four things come not back: The spoken word, The sped arrow, The past life, The neglected opportunity.
- Arabian Proverb
Pain

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
- Kenji Miyazawa
Parents

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
- Anonymous
Passion

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
- Benjamin Franklin
Patriotism

The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism.
- Earl Warren
Peace

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Pet

There's no need for a piece of sculpture in a home that has a cat
- Wesley Bates
Photography

I have the great privilege of being both witness and storyteller. Intimacy, trust and intuition guide my work.
- Jim Goldberg
Poetry

Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
- Audre Lorde
Proverb

Great talkers are little doers
- Anonymous
Questions

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

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

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Science

Science is built up of facts, as a house is built of stones; but an accumulation of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house.
- Henri Poincare
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 how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton
Talent

Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
- Lou Holtz
Teacher

Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.
- Anatole France
Technology

Modern technology Owes ecology An apology.
- Alan M. Eddison
Time

Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.
- Khalil Gibran
Travel

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- John D. Rockefeller
Trust

Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
- James Broughton
Vision

The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.
- John Scully
War

There never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
Wealth

Wars are caused by undefended wealth.
- Ernest Hemingway
Wisdom

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
- Robert Frost
Women

Men make roads; but it is the women who teach children how to walk on them.
- French Proverb
Words

A word is dead when it's been said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
- Emily Dickinson
Work

The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better
- Elbert Hubbard
World

Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.
- Joseph Campbell
Writing

Quantity produces quality. If you only write a few things, you're doomed.
- Ray Bradbury
Youth

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore