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Ability

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.
- Golda Meir
Abundance

Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
- Wayne Dyer
Achievement

Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
- Napolean Hill
Action

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Eisenhower
Adventure

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide quotes
Adversity

Every path has a puddle.
- George Herbert
Advice

Seek advice but use your own common sense
- Yiddish Proverb
Age

A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
- Maurice Chevalier
Ambition

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

Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
- Malachy McCourt
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

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it
- William Arthur Ward
Art

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Attitude

The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations
- Eli Khamarov
Beauty

Beauty without expression is boring
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beginning

Things are always at their best in their beginning.
- Pascal
Belief

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstances
- Bruce Barton
Bible

Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.
- Napolean
Birthday

Because you're you, I'm celebrating today! Happy Birthday.
- Anonymous
Boldness

The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources
- Norman Vincent Peale
Books

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.
- P.J. O'Rourke
Business

Business will be either better or worse
- Calvin Coolidge
Calmness

Calmness is the cradle of power.
- Josiah Gilbert Holland
Celebration

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!
- Amanda Bradley
Challenge

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.
- Henry Kaiser
Change

Never too old, never too bad, never too late, never too sick to start from scratch once again
- Bikram Choudhury
Character

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing
- Abraham Lincoln
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

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

Death is a new office building filled with modern furniture, A wise thing, but which has no purpose for us.
- John Ashbery
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

Genius without education is like silver in the mine
- Benjamin Franklin
Effort

Success is dependent on effort
- Sophocles
Emotion

Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions.
- David Borenstein
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised
- Christian Nevell Bovee
Entrepreneurship

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.
- Zig Ziglar
Environment

We won't have a society if we destroy the environment
- Margaret Mead
Equality

We are all alike, on the inside.
- Mark Twain
Experience

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

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore
Fate

If you believe in fate, believe in it, at least, for your good.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear

A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice
- Edgar Watson Howe
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Fitness

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.
- Lee Haney
Food

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
- Leo Tolstoy
Forgiveness

A mistake is always forgivable, rarely excusable and always unacceptable.
- Robert Fripp
Friendship

Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
- Mencius
Funny

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

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington
Health

I really believe the only way to stay healthy is to eat properly, get your rest and exercise. If you don't exercise and do the other two, I still don't think it's going to help you that much.
- Mike Ditka
History

Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it
- Oscar Wilde
Humour

It seems to me that humour is everybody's way of keeping sane and standing off from the situations so that they can see it intellectually, as well as emotionally, and I don't know whether you've noticed, but if somebody tells a joke, it's nearly always a mini fantasy.
- Diana Wynne Jones
Idea

The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas, and throw the bad ones away.
- Linus Pauling
Ignorance

Ignorance is not bliss; ignorance is impotence; it is fear; it is cruelty; it is all the things that make for unhappiness
- Ingrid Holtby
Imagination

I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see.
- Duane Michals
Inspiration

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
- William Ellery Channing
Intelligence

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
- Henry Ford
Leadership

Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
- Jim Rohn
Life

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
- Anton Chekhov
Love

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa
Luck

Luck is the idol of the idle
- Anonymous
Marriage

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly.
- Peter De Vries
Mathematics

Infinity is a floorless room without walls or ceiling.
- Anonymous
Media

LinkedIn is for people you know. Facebook is for people you used to know. Twitter is for people you want to know.
- Anonymous
Memory

The world shrieks and sinks talons into our hearts. This we call memory.
- Tim O'Brien
Men

Alas! it is not the child but the boy that generally survives in the man.
- Arthur Helps
Mind

A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood
- Chinese Proverbs
Money

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler
Motivation

Build a dream and the dream will build you.
- Robert Schuller
Movies

A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard
Music

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
- Jimi Hendrix
Mystery

All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Nature

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
- Theodore Roethke
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's a certain satisfaction in a little bit of pain
- Madonna
Parents

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

Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors
- W. Eugene Smith
Patriotism

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell
Peace

It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system.
- Arthur Henderson
Pet

A dog is man's best friend, and vice versa
- Anonymous
Photography

I'm very open to any visual conceits and any possibilities at my disposal to be better explain to people the ideas I'm exploring.
- Tim Hetherington
Poetry

Poetry must have something in it that is barbaric, vast and wild.
- Denis Diderot
Proverb

A burnt child dreads fire
- Anonymous
Questions

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
- Dr.suess
Religion

A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society.
- Joseph Ratzinger
Risk

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Frank Scully
Science

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
- William Lawrence Bragg
Sports

Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
- Bill Veeck
Success

In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
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

The most effective teacher will always be biased, for the chief force in teaching is confidence and enthusiasm.
- Joyce Cary
Technology

Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except over technology.
- John Tudor
Time

Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.
- William Faulkner
Travel

Every hundred feet the world changes.
- Roberto Bolano
Trust

Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg
Vision

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

All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
- Tony Benn
Wealth

Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time.
- Margaret Bonnano
Wisdom

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
- George Santayana
Women

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
- Oscar Wilde
Words

If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind - give it more thought.
- Dennis Roth
Work

Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
- Pablo Picasso
World

The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
- Albert Einstein
Writing

Writing makes no noise, except groans, and it can be done everywhere, and it is done alone.
- Ursula K. LeGuin
Youth

Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
- Herbert Hoover