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Ability

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

Whatever we are waiting for peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance ? it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Achievement

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

One can relish the varied idiocy of human action during a panic to the full, for, while it is a time of great tragedy, nothing is being lost but money
- Galbraith
Adventure

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.
- Mario Andretti
Adversity

We acquire the strength we have overcome.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Advice

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

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself
- Tom Wilson
Ambition

If you have a great ambition, take as big a step as possible in the direction of fulfilling it. The step may only be a tiny one, but trust that it may be the largest one possible for now.
- Mildred McAfee
Anger

Anyone can become angry. That is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right purpose and in the right way... that is not easy.
- Aristotle.
Animals

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

By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property
- Voltaire
Art

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
- Andre Gide
Attitude

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
- Joel Osteen
Beauty

Beautiful things may be admired, if not loved.
- L. Frank Baum
Beginning

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end
- Seneca
Belief

Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact
- William James
Bible

Never place a period where God has placed a comma. God is still speaking.
- Gracie Allen
Birthday

Just like fine wine, you grow better with the years.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller
Books

A good book has no ending.
- R.D. Cumming
Business

Business is always interfering with pleasure - but it makes other pleasures possible
- William Feather
Calmness

The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.
- William Mcfee
Celebration

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Thomas J. Peters
Challenge

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Change

Change is the essence of life.Be willing to surrender what you are for what you could become
- Anonymous
Character

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

Courage is looking fear right in the eye and saying, 'Get the hell out of my way, I've got things to do'.
- Anonymous
Dance

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

As soon as one is born, one starts dying.
- Luigi Pirandello
Dreams

Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true
- Lyman Frank Baum
Education

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another.
- G. K. Chesterson
Effort

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Emotion

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller
Enthusiasm

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
- Albert Schweitzer
Entrepreneurship

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got!
- Alan Scott
Environment

If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
- E. O. Wilson
Equality

That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane human being has ever given his assent.
- Aldous Huxley
Experience

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
- Alphonse de Lamartine
Faith

Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Fate

There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
- John Lennon
Fear

There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
- George S. Patton
Finance

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes.
- Edward Gibbon
Fitness

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin
Food

Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.
- Adelle Davis
Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
- Dag Hammarskjold
Friendship

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

Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I'm afraid it did.
- Bette Davis
Hardwork

He that would have the fruit must climb the tree
- Thomas Fuller
Health

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
- Buddha
History

There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it
- Camilo Jose Cela
Humour

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

My mind contains many good ideas, but it's not always easy to squeeze one out.
- Ashleigh Brilliant
Ignorance

Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not
- Frank Zappa
Imagination

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
- Stephen Leacock
Inspiration

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
- Jim Rohn
Intelligence

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Jung
Leadership

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

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
- George Bernard Shaw
Luck

Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.
- William Shakespeare
Marriage

Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
- Beverley Nichols
Mathematics

The most incomprehensible about Mathematics is that it is comprehensible.
- Kiran B. Mali
Media

Activate your fans, don't just collect them like baseball cards.
- Jay Baer
Memory

We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams
- Jeremy Irons
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

It's hard to make up your bed while you're still sleeping in it. Hard to make up your mind for the same reason.
- Robert Brault
Money

All riches have their origin in mind. Wealth is in ideas - not money.
- Robert Collier
Motivation

Don't kill the dream...execute it!
- Robert Schuller
Movies

If my films don't show a profit, I know I'm doing something right.
- Woody Allen
Music

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water.
- Ray Charles
Mystery

Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
- Jean Cocteau
Nature

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Opportunity

When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through
- Jesse Jackson
Pain

Pain is only valuable once you know that you've learned from it
- Anonymous
Parents

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

The law is reason free from passion
- Aristotle
Patriotism

I have long believed that sacrifice is the pinnacle of patriotism.
- Bob Riley
Peace

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
Pet

There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog
- Konrad Lorenz
Photography

A photographer is an acrobat treading the high wire of chance, trying to capture shooting stars.
- Guy Le Querrec
Poetry

There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.
- Gustave Flaubert
Proverb

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

The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.
- John.A.Simone
Religion

If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Risk

I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I'm not afraid of falling into my inkpot.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science

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

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson
Success

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
- David Brinkley
Talent

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

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Technology

Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
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

Travel teaches toleration.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Trust

Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.
- Robert Baden-Powell
Vision

Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
War

In time of war, when truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
- Winston CHurchill
Wealth

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
- Edmund Burke
Wisdom

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
- Moliere
Women

We must remember that unless and until women are given their rightful place, no society or country can progress.
- IK Gujral
Words

Wisdom is the reward for a lifetime of listening ... when you'd have preferred to talk.
- D.J. Kaufman
Work

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace
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

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

It takes a very long time to become young.
- Pablo Picasso