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Ability

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
- John Wooden
Abundance

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
- Albert Einstein
Achievement

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

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.
- Graham
Adventure

If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul.
- Drew Barrymore
Adversity

The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
- Anonymous
Advice

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong
Age

Never lose sight of the fact that old age needs so little but needs that little so much.
- Margaret Willour
Ambition

Ambition is the last infirmity of noble minds
- James Matthew Barrie
Anger

When anger rises, think of the consequences
- Confucius
Animals

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat
- Samuel Butler
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

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein
Attitude

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
- W. Clement Stone
Beauty

Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable, perhaps, when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable -should persist after the beauty was gone
- Aristotle
Beginning

The past is but the past of a beginning
- H. G. Wells
Belief

The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs
- James Allen
Bible

The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.
- Mccosh
Birthday

Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Fortune befriends the bold.
- John Dryden
Books

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

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
Calmness

Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Celebration

Life is a celebration of awakenings, of new beginnings and wonderful surprises that enlighten the soul.
- Anonymous
Challenge

Adventure is worthwhile.
- Amelia Earhart
Change

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
- Carol Burnett
Character

Nothing of character is really permanent but virtue and personal worth.
- Daniel Webster
Courage

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor
- Aristotle
Dance

People come to see beauty, and I dance to give it to them.
- Judith Jamison
Death

Death is the surest calculation that can be made
- Ludwig Buchner
Dreams

In the dream life you don't deliberately set out to dream about a house night after night; the dream itself insists you look at whatever is trying to come into visibility.
- Jane Hirshfield
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

You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.
- Anonymous
Emotion

The strangest and most fantastic fact about negative emotions is that people actually worship them
- P. D. Ouspensky
Enthusiasm

The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
- Walter Chrysler
Entrepreneurship

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
- Jim Rohn
Environment

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

All men are born equally free.
- Salmon P. Chase
Experience

Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
- Franklin P. Jones
Faith

Faith is a passionate intuition.
- William Wordsworth
Fate

Angels deliver Fate to our doorstep - and anywhere else it is needed
- Jessi Lane Adams
Fear

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
- Gandhi
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Fitness

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
- Earl of Derby
Food

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread
- Mahatma Gandhi
Forgiveness

Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
- Gerald Jampolsky
Friendship

Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.
- Plautus
Funny

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright
Hardwork

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.
- Doug Firebaugh
Health

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live
- Jim Rohn
History

History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are
- David C. McCullough
Humour

It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour.
- W. Somerset Maugham
Idea

It is very a dangerous thing to have an idea that you will not practice
- Phyllis Bottome
Ignorance

There is no reply to the ignorant like keeping silence
- Anonymous
Imagination

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
- Orison Swett Marden
Inspiration

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.
- Arthur Young
Intelligence

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
- Albert Camus
Leadership

Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
- Nolan Bushnell
Life

Life is something to do when you can't get to sleep.
- Fran Lebowitz
Love

The human heart, at whatever age, opens to the heart that opens in return.
- Maria Edgeworth
Luck

The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.
- Wilson Mizner
Marriage

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson
Mathematics

Mathematics is like true love- A simple idia but can get complicated
- Ricky Gakhar
Media

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

Life is a rough biography. Memories smooth out the edges.
- Terri Guillemets
Men

No man stands so straight as when he stoops to help a boy.
- Knights of Pythagoras
Mind

The mind is the most capricious of insects - flitting, fluttering.
- Virginia Woolf
Money

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

It may be those who do most, dream most.
- Stephen Leacock
Movies

Every great film should seem new every time you see it.
- Roger Ebert
Music

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
- Thomas Carlyle
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

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

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity
- John D. Rockefeller
Pain

Pain is no evil, unless it conquers us
- Charles Kingsley
Parents

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes
- Chinese Proverbs
Passion

Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it's something you're tremendously passionate about.
- Steve Pavlina
Patriotism

Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles.
- George Jean Nathan
Peace

Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Pet

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
- Joseph Wood Krutch
Photography

Most of my photos are grounded in people, I look for the unguarded moment, the essential soul peeking out, experience etched on a persons face.
- Steve McCurry
Poetry

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

A man is as old as he feels
- Anonymous
Questions

Sometimes questions are more important than answers.
- Nancy williad
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

If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul.
- Drew Barrymore
Science

Science does not know its debt to imagination.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sports

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
- Gordie Howe
Success

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
- Bill Gates
Talent

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

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
- John Lubbock
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

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
- Doug Larson
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

The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become.
- Gisele Bundchen
Vision

Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.
- Jonathan Swift
War

War is like love, it always finds a way.
- Bertolt Brecht
Wealth

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Wisdom

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

There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
- Susan B. Anthony
Words

Be silent or let thy words be worth more than silence.
- Pythogoras
Work

Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.
- Sarah Dessen
World

In the world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
- Oscar Wilde
Writing

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

Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
- Herbert Henry Asquith