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Ability

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

The world is full of abundance and opportunity, but far too many people come to the fountain of life with a sieve instead of a tank car... a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel. They expect little and as a result they get little.
- Ben Sweetland
Achievement

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

Action is the foundational key to all success.
- Picasso
Adventure

One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.
- William Feather
Adversity

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Advice

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
- Francois La Rochefoucauld
Age

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
- Benjamin Franklin
Ambition

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

In a controversy, the instant we feel anger, we have already ceased striving for truth and have begun striving for ourselves.
- Abraham J. Heschel
Animals

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

Appreciation can make a day - even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.
- Margaret Cousins
Art

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

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.
- Norman Vincent Peale
Beauty

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror
- Rabindranath Tagore
Beginning

A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
- John Heywood
Belief

You can have anything you want if you will give up the belief that you can't have it
- Dr. Robert Anthony
Bible

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

Wishing you the happiest of birthdays.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Books

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

The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be only sustainable competitive advantage
- Arie de Geus
Calmness

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
- Mark Victor Hansen
Celebration

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
- Stanislaw J. Lec
Challenge

Anything unattempted remains impossible.
- Anonmyous
Change

People don't change. Only their costumes do.
- Gene Moore
Character

Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have
- Anonymous
Courage

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
- Thomas Paine
Dance

Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.
- Ted Shawn
Death

Our birth is nothing but our death begun
- Edward Young
Dreams

Dreams are like the paints of a great artist. Your dreams are your paints, the world is your canvas. Believing, is the brush that converts your dreams into a masterpiece of reality
- Anonymous
Education

Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
- Clifford Stoll
Effort

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
- Anonymous
Emotion

Revenge has no more quenching effect on emotions that salt water has on thirst.
- Walter Weckler
Enthusiasm

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie
Entrepreneurship

To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don't, you're going to regret it
- Catherine Cook
Environment

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries
- Jimmy Carter
Equality

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Experience

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

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
- Abdul Kalam
Fate

Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together,but do so with all your heart.
- Marcus Aurelius
Fear

Fear is the tax which conscience pays to guilt
- Anonymous
Finance

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
- Suze Orman
Fitness

Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
- George William Curtis
Food

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

It is often easier to ask for forgiveness than to ask for permission.
- Grace Hopper
Friendship

A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil; but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - just to save it from drying out completely.
- Pam Brown
Funny

I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
- Warren Buffett
Hardwork

If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great
- Tom Hanks
Health

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools
- Spanish Proverb
History

The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different
- Aldous Huxley
Humour

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
- Eric Sevareid
Idea

Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea that starts the money.
- Owen Laughlin
Ignorance

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
- Isaac Asimov
Imagination

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss
Inspiration

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
Intelligence

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson
Leadership

Leaders grasp nettles.
- David Ogilvy
Life

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
- Sholom Aleichem
Love

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.
- Robert Browning
Luck

May good luck be your friend in whatever you do and may trouble be always a stranger to you
- Irish Blessings
Marriage

The sum which two married people owe to one another defies calculation. It is an infinite debt, which can only be discharged through eternity.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Mathematics

Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics.
- Dean Schlicter
Media

Advertising is our printed salesman. It may not be pretty, but it has to be true
- William Wrigley
Memory

Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again
- Willa Sibert Cather
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

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

A simple fact that is hard to learn is that the time to save money is when you have some.
- Joe Moore
Motivation

Responsibilities gravitate to the person who can shoulder them.
- Tom Stoppard
Movies

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

But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.
- Bryan Ferry
Mystery

The real mystery of life is not a problem to be solved, it is a reality to be experienced
- J.J. Van der Leeuw
Nature

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
- Thomas Moore
Opportunity

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
- Francois Bacon
Pain

The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Parents

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

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

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
Peace

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

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
- Garrison Keillor
Photography

Still images can be moving and moving images can be still. Both meet within soundscapes
- Chien-Chi Chang
Poetry

Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
Proverb

A rolling stone gathers no moss
- Anonymous
Questions

In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
- Oscar Wilde
Religion

Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
- Albert Einstein
Risk

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

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
- Edwin Powell Hubble
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

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
- George Burns
Talent

Be led by your talent, not by your self-loathing; those other things you just have to manage.
- Russell Brand
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

Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.
- Alan Watts
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

Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.
- Tennessee Williams
Trust

Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
- Herodotus
Vision

The most pathetic person in the world is some one who has sight but no vision.
- Helen Keller
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

The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel... its poverty by how little.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon,
Wisdom

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon
Women

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
- Virginia Woolf
Words

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.
- Robert Frost
Work

I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.
- Edgar Winter
World

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
- George Bernard Shaw
Writing

Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.
- Jules Renard
Youth

Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.
- Benjamin Haydon