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Alas! it is not the child but the boy that generally survives in the man.
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Ability

Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.
- Robert H. Schuller
Abundance

Life in abundance comes only through great love
- Elbert Hubbard
Achievement

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
- Kinder, Jack
Action

Action seems to follow feeling, but really action and feeling go together; and by regulating the action, which is under the more direct control of the will, we can indirectly regulate the feeling, which is not.
- James
Adventure

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
- Andre Gide
Adversity

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
- Bernard M. Baruch
Advice

In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.
- Solon
Age

Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
- Mark Twain
Ambition

If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time.
- Anonymous
Anger

If a small thing has the power to make you angry, does that not indicate something about your size?
- Sydney J. Harris
Animals

The spirited horse, which will try to win the race of its own accord, will run even faster if encouraged
- Ovid
Appreciation

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, Make Me Feel Important. Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
- Mary Kay Ash
Art

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you
- Oscar Wilde
Attitude

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

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time
- Albert Camus
Beginning

While we deliberate about beginning it is all ready too late to begin
- Quintilian
Belief

Not believing has a sickness which is believing a little.
- Antonio Porchia
Bible

The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed.
- Thomas Paine
Birthday

I hope that for every candle on your cake you get a wonderful surprise.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Fortune befriends the bold.
- John Dryden
Books

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

A business with a income at its heels, furnishes always oil for its own wheels
- William Cowper
Calmness

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
- Ralph H. Blum
Celebration

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck
Challenge

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Change

When in doubt, choose change.
- Lily Leung
Character

A man's reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is
- Anonymous
Courage

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose the sight of the shore
- Christopher Columbus
Dance

In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength
- Martha Graham
Death

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
- Victor Hugo
Dreams

Life is never easy for those who dream
- Robert James Waller
Education

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
- Jim Rohn
Effort

In all human affairs there are efforts and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result
- James Allen
Emotion

Our emotional symptoms are precious sources of life and individuality
- Thomas More
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

Many great ideas go unexecuted, and many great executioners are without ideas. One without the other is worthless.
- Tim Blixseth
Environment

Nature is the art of God
- Dante Alighieri
Equality

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
- Khalil Gibran
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

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

It lies not in our power to love, or hate, For will in us is over-rul'd by fate.
- Christopher Marlowe
Fear

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
- Aeschylus
Finance

Finance, like time, devours its own children
- Honore de Balzac
Fitness

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.
- A.A. Milne
Food

I always say centered food equals centered behavior.
- Marilu Henner
Forgiveness

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
- Jean Paul
Friendship

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison
Funny

Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.
- P. J. O'Rourke
Hardwork

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Health

So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.
- A.J. Reb Materi
History

There is a history in all men's lives
- William Shakespeare
Humour

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
- Simon Wiesenthal
Idea

Ideas came with explosive immediacy, like an instant birth. Human thought is like a monstrous pendulum; it keeps swinging from one extreme to the other
- Eugene Field
Ignorance

The greater our knowledge increases, the greater our ignorance unfolds
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Imagination

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
- Ursula K. Le Guin
Inspiration

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir
Intelligence

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch
Leadership

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs
Life

Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
- Karen Horney
Love

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa
Luck

Your luck is how you treat people
- Anonymous
Marriage

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse.
- Doug Larson
Mathematics

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

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.
- Oscar Wilde
Men

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

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind
- Mahatma Gandhi
Money

He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
- Benjamin Franklin
Motivation

Enjoy the journey, enjoy every moment, and quit worrying about winning and losing.
- Matt Biondi
Movies

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
- Stanley Kubrick
Music

All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
- Jean Cocteau
Mystery

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand
- Neil Armstrong
Nature

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
- Joseph Conrad
Opportunity

There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity
- Douglas MacArthur
Pain

There is one pain I often feel, which you will never know. It is caused by the absence of you
- Anonymous
Parents

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

We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it
- Che Guavara
Patriotism

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern
Peace

One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.
- David Borenstein
Pet

If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you wear a sweater suggest that he wear a tail.
- Fran Lebowitz
Photography

I fell in love with taking pictures, with wandering around finding things. To me it feels like a kind of performance. The picture is a document of that performance.
- Alec Soth
Poetry

I write poetry in order to live more fully.
- Judith Rodriguez
Proverb

An idle brain is the devil's workshop
- Anonymous
Questions

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

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
Risk

To win you have to risk loss.
- Jean-Claude Killy
Science

Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
- George Santayana
Sports

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
- William Arthur Ward
Success

Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
- Al Bernstein
Talent

Our talents are the gift that God gives to us... What we make of our talents is our gift back to God
- Leo Buscaglia
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

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

Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
- William Gibson
Travel

If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there.
- George Harrison
Trust

Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
- James Broughton
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 a severe doctor; but it sometimes heals grievances.
- Edward Counsel
Wealth

The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
- Plato
Wisdom

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau
Women

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

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Work

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosvelt
World

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

All the words I use in my stories can be found in the dictionary - it's just a matter of arranging them into the right sentences.
- Somerset Maugham
Youth

The aspiration to save the world is a morbid phenomenon of today's youth.
- Marilyn Manson