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Ability

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
- Malcolm S Forbes
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

It is the mark of a good action that it appears inevitable in retrospect.
- Stevenson
Adventure

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

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous
Advice

The best advice is this: Don't take advice and don't give advice.
- Anonymous
Age

The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been
- Madeleine L'Engle
Ambition

Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things
- Albert Einstein
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

Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all
- Aristotle
Appreciation

Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight
- William Safire
Art

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
- George Santayana
Attitude

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

Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together.
- Petrarch
Beginning

There is an old saying 'well begun is half done'--'tis a bad one. I would use instead--Not begun at all 'til half done.
- Jonh Keats
Belief

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

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

Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth.
- Ralph Parlette
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 book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counsellor, a multitude of counsellors.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Business

For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough
- Zig Ziglar
Calmness

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

I will celebrate, but I know new goals and objectives will come and I am ready to take them
- Ronaldo
Challenge

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett
Change

It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory.
- W. Edwards Deming
Character

Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Courage

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear
- Mark Twain
Dance

I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
Death

Death is for many of us the gate of hell; but we are inside on the way out, not outside on the way in
- George Bernard Shaw
Dreams

All men of action are dreamers.
- James Huneker
Education

The secret in education lies in respecting the student
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Effort

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

To give vent now and then to his feelings, whether of pleasure or discontent, is a great ease to a man
- Francesco Guicciardini
Enthusiasm

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
- Mark Twain
Entrepreneurship

A goal is a dream with a deadline.
- Napoleon Hill
Environment

There is however, a true music of nature; the song of the birds, the whisper of leaves, the ripple of waters upon a sandy shore, the wail of wind or sea
- Lubbock
Equality

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

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
- Auguste Rodin
Faith

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

We create our fate every day we live
- Henry Miller
Fear

You are the one giving fear a leg to stand on.
- Dodinsky
Finance

Ask five economists and you'll get five different answers (six if one went to Harvard).
- Edgar R. Fiedler
Fitness

It is exercise alone that supports the spirits, and keeps the mind in vigor.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Food

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

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
- Mark Twain
Friendship

A friend to all is a friend to none.
- Aristotle
Funny

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

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Alva Edison
Health

A healthy outside starts from the inside.
- Robert Urich
History

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

Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
- Thomas Carlyle
Idea

Others go to bed with their mistresses; I with my ideas.
- Jose Marti
Ignorance

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
- Alfred North Whitehead
Imagination

Imagination has brought mankind through the dark ages to its present state of civilization. Imagination led Columbus to discover America. Imagination led Franklin to discover electricity.
- L. Frank Baum
Inspiration

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Intelligence

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always better to be wise than to be smart.
- Alan Alda
Leadership

If you have ideas, you have the main asset you need, and there isn't any limit to what you can do with your business and your life. Ideas are any man's greatest asset.
- Harvey S. Firestone
Life

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie
Love

Love is love's reward.
- John Dryden
Luck

Your luck is how you treat people
- Anonymous
Marriage

A happy man marries the girl he loves; a happier man loves the girl he marries
- Anonymous
Mathematics

The longer math lives the more abstract and therefore, possibly also the more practical it becomes.
- Eric Temple Bell
Media

You can't tiptoe into social media. You have to jump into the pool. People have a natural fear of it. But the scary part is not being there. Your customer is already there
- Dave Saunders
Memory

Memory is more incredible than ink
- Anita Loos
Men

Men are only as great as they are kind
- Elbert Hubbard
Mind

Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; Small minds discuss people
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Money

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.
- David Geffen
Motivation

To change the world I have to change myself, break away from my conditioning.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
Movies

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock
Music

If music be the food of love, play on.
- William Shakespeare
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.
- Cocteau, Jean
Nature

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!
- Emily Dickinson
Opportunity

Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them
- Orison Swett Marden
Pain

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.
- Robert Gary Lee
Parents

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

I do today from memory what yesterday I did in passion
- Gerald Barzan
Patriotism

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
- Robert Walpole
Peace

Peace begins with a smile.
- Mother Teresa
Pet

A dog can express more with his tail in minutes than his owner can express with his tongue in hours
- Anonymous
Photography

While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.
- Dorothea Lange
Poetry

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

A penny saved is a penny gained
- Anonymous
Questions

Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
- Francis Bacon
Religion

I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Risk

When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
- Cynthia Heimel
Science

Science is simply common sense at its best that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
- Thomas Henry Huxley
Sports

Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
- Red Auerbach
Success

Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing
Talent

If you're young and talented, it's like you have wings.
- Haruki Murakami
Teacher

Seldom was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
- Bishop Hall
Technology

The technologies which have had the most profound effects on human life are usually simple.
- Freeman Dyson
Time

Time has a way of demonstrating that the most stubborn are the most intelligent.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Travel

Man is an artifact designed for space travel. He is not designed to remain in his present biologic state any more than a tadpole is designed to remain a tadpole.
- William S. Burroughs
Trust

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
- Golda Meir
Vision

Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy.
- Mevlana Rumi
War

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter
Wealth

In wealth, many friends; in poverty, not even relatives.
- Japanese Proverb
Wisdom

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Women

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

Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence.
- Spanish Proverb
Work

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
- Elbert Hubbard
World

The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color.
- Hans Hofmann
Writing

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

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