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Ability

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Abundance

Gratitude is the open door to abundance.
- Anonymous
Achievement

It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.
- David Feherty
Action

Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action.
- Disraeli
Adventure

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
- Helen Keller
Adversity

Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars.
- Violeta Parra
Advice

We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain
- William R. Alger
Age

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard
Ambition

A man without ambition is worse than dough that has no yeast in it to raise it.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Anger

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
- George Jean Nathan
Animals

Animals are not humans with reduced capacities. They have their own capacities, their own spectrum of aptitudes and behaviors.
- Jean Kazez
Appreciation

Praise can be your most valuable asset as long as you don't aim it at yourself
- O.A. Battista
Art

Art doesn't transform. It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein
Attitude

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
- Ralph Marston
Beauty

There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting
- John Kenneth Galbraith
Beginning

Things are always at their best in their beginning.
- Pascal
Belief

For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible
- Stuart Chase
Bible

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

A birthday is just the first day of another 365-day journey around the sun. Enjoy the trip.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.
- Baltasar Gracian
Books

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.
- G.K. Chesterton
Business

You miss 100 percent of the shots that you take
- Wayne Gretzky
Calmness

Calmness is always Godlike
- George Herbert
Celebration

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

Don't shirk away from challenges... keep reaching for that star, that sky
- Anonmyous
Change

The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change-and we all instinctively avoid it.
- E. B. White
Character

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage

True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.
- Anonymous
Dance

Almost nobody dances sober, unless they are insane
- H.P. Lovecraft
Death

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men
- Anonymous
Dreams

Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today
- James Dean
Education

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
- Horace Mann
Effort

Great effort springs naturally from great attitude
- Pat Riley
Emotion

One’s suffering disappears when one lets oneself go, when one yields – even to sadness.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Enthusiasm

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

Genius is 1% inspiration, and 99% perspiration.
- Thomas Edison
Environment

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer
Equality

There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal
- Friedrich August Hayek
Experience

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
- Clarence Day
Faith

Faith is a passionate intuition.
- William Wordsworth
Fate

For man is man and master of his fate.
- Alfred
Fear

Being frightened is an experience you can't buy
- Anthony Price
Finance

What is high finance? It's knowing the difference between one and ten, multiplying, subtracting and adding. You just add noughts. It's no more than that.
- Bentley, John
Fitness

My idea of exercise is a good brisk sit.
- Phyllis Diller
Food

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well
- Virginia Woolf
Forgiveness

Forgive many things in others; nothing in yourself.
- Ausonius
Friendship

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall
Funny

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
- Phyllis Diller
Hardwork

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
- Colin Powell
Health

If you're happy, if you're feeling good, then nothing else matters.
- Robin Wright Penn
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

I think the next best thing to solving a problem is finding some humor in it.
- Frank A. Clark
Idea

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have.
- Emile Chartier
Ignorance

The most violent element in society is ignorance
- Emma Goldman
Imagination

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey
Inspiration

Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
Intelligence

I must have a prodigious quantity of mind; it takes me as much as a week sometimes to make it up.
- Mark Twain
Leadership

Get the best people and train them well.
- Scott McNealy
Life

My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past.
- Hugh Leonard
Love

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

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work
- Harry Golden
Marriage

It is not uncommon for slight acquaintances to get married, but a couple really have to know each other to get divorced
- Anonymous
Mathematics

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

Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.
- Rebecca West
Memory

Nostalgia: A device that removes the ruts and potholes from memory lane
- Doug Larson
Men

My theory is that men are no more liberated than women.
- Indira Gandhi
Mind

Perhaps God gives us a physical body so that every time we change our mind, we won't be someone else.
- Robert Brault
Money

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser
Motivation

Trying times are not the times to stop trying.
- Ray Owen
Movies

A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard
Music

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
- Lao Tzu
Mystery

Mysteries are not necessarily miracles.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nature

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.
- William Wordsworth
Opportunity

He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed
- William James
Pain

Our problems are opportunities to discover God's solutions.
- Anonymous
Parents

The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.
- Ellen Goodman
Passion

Passion is the quickest to develop, and the quickest to fade. Intimacy develops more slowly, and commitment more gradually still
- Robert Sternberg
Patriotism

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge
Peace

I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.
- Georges Clemenceau
Pet

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

There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.
- Ansel Adams
Poetry

Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them.
- Dennis Gabor
Proverb

A hungry man is an angry man
- Anonymous
Questions

A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
- Francis Bacon
Religion

Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man. Man is not a finished creation.
- Edmund Burke
Risk

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous
Science

I think science has enjoyed an extraordinary success because it has such a limited and narrow realm in which to focus its efforts. Namely, the physical universe.
- Ken Jenkins
Sports

Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.
- Bill Veeck
Success

Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
- David Frost
Talent

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
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 real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
- B. F. Skinner
Time

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
- Carl Sandburg
Travel

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.
- Anna Quindlen
Trust

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
- Stephen King
Vision

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
- Audre Lorde
War

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

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

It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
- Richard Whately
Women

In the Vedas and Upanishads, women taught the highest truths and received the same veneration as men.
- Swami Vivekananda
Words

Handle them carefully, for words have more power than atom bombs.
- Pearl Strachan
Work

Nothing will work unless you do.
- Maya Angelou
World

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
Writing

Writing is only boring to the people who are boring themselves.
- Anonymous
Youth

Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because life is sweet and they are growing.
- Aristotle