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Ability

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

Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
- Wayne Dyer
Achievement

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.
- Gabriel Marcel
Action

Every action must be due to one or other of seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reasoning, anger, or appetite.
- Aristotle
Adventure

I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it.
- Rosalia de Castro
Adversity

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
- Kenji Miyazawa
Advice

The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.
- Hannah Whitall Smith
Age

The key to successful aging is to pay as little attention to it as possible.
- Judith Regan
Ambition

The greatest evil that fortune can bring to men is to endow them with feeble resources and yet to make them ambitious.
- Luc de Clapiers
Anger

There is nothing more galling to angry people than the coolness of those on whom they wish to vent their spleen.
- Alexandre Dumas
Animals

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose F. Kennedy
Appreciation

Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize
- Elizabeth Harrison
Art

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler
Attitude

The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
- Oprah Winfrey
Beauty

I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty
- Edgar Allan Poe
Beginning

The first beginnings are generally crude.
- Edward Counsel
Belief

If you wish others to believe in you, you must first convince them that you believe in them
- Harvey MacKay
Bible

Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.
- Mark Twain
Birthday

All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much
- George Harrison
Boldness

Where necessity pinches, boldness is prudence
- Anonymous
Books

Books are a uniquely portable magic
- Stephen King
Business

Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art
- Andy Warhol
Calmness

Calmness is the cradle of power.
- Josiah Gilbert Holland
Celebration

I celebrate myself, and sing myself
- Walt Whitman
Challenge

Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.
- Leo F. Buscaglia
Change

You have the power to change.
- Les Brown
Character

Reputation is for time; character is for eternity.
- J. B. Gough
Courage

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

You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.
- Anonymous
Death

To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.
- Thomas Campbell
Dreams

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.
- J. R. R. Tolkien
Education

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows
- Sydney J. Harris
Effort

God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight
- Reggie White
Emotion

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body
- Irene Claremont de Castillejo
Enthusiasm

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
- Abraham Lincoln
Entrepreneurship

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
- Jim Rohn
Environment

God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture.
- Richard Dawkins
Equality

I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
- Barack Obama
Experience

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Faith

Faith is a passionate intuition.
- William Wordsworth
Fate

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

Fear is the instructor of great sagacity, and the herald of all revolutions
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finance

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

Better to hunt in fields, for health unbought, Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught, The wise, for cure, on exercise depend; God never made his work for man to mend.
- John Dryden
Food

Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, only less filling.
- Dave Barry
Forgiveness

To err is human; to forgive, divine.
- Alexander Pope
Friendship

A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.
- Arnold H. Glasow
Funny

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
- Mark Twain
Hardwork

Love conquers all, but if love doesn't do it, try hard work
- Anonymous
Health

Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
- Joseph Addison
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

Comedy is tragedy plus time.
- Carol Burnett
Idea

A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night.
- Marilyn vos Savant
Ignorance

By ignorance is pride increased; Those most assume who know the least
- John Gay
Imagination

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown
Inspiration

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

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill
Leadership

If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
- Tom Peters
Life

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert
Love

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

Luck is not chance - It's Toil - Fortune's expensive smile Is earned
- Emily Dickinson
Marriage

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

Mathematical proofs, like diamonds, are hard and clear, and will be touched with nothing but strict reasoning.
- John Locke
Media

Social Media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide for you.
- Matt Goulart
Memory

The happiest memories are of moments that ended when they should have.
- Robert Brault
Men

Men are what their mothers made them
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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 wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift
Motivation

He who demands little gets it.
- Ellen Glasgow
Movies

Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
- Martin Scorsese
Music

Music is my religion.
- Jimi Hendrix
Mystery

Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads
- Horace Walpole
Nature

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
- Thomas Moore
Opportunity

Opportunities? They are all around us. There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it
- Orison Swett Marden
Pain

Pain is deeper than all thought; laughter is higher than all pain
- Elbert Hubbard
Parents

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
- Brian Tracy
Passion

My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose
- Bette Davis
Patriotism

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
- Guy de Maupassant
Peace

Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.
- Sydney Madwed
Pet

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul
- Jean Cocteau
Photography

I think good dreaming is what leads to good photographs.
- Wayne Miller
Poetry

Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words.
- Edgar Allan Poe
Proverb

A hungry man is an angry man
- Anonymous
Questions

Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
- 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

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

Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
- Jules Henri Poincare
Sports

Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
- Dan Gable
Success

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer
Talent

Every artist was first an amateur.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Teacher

A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.
- Henry Adams
Technology

Technology is ruled by two types of people: those who manage what they do not understand, and those who understand what they do not manage.
- Mike Trout
Time

Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.
- Henry Austin Dobson
Travel

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.
- G.K. Chesterton
Trust

Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right. He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
- Eric Hoffer
Vision

Vision without execution is hallucination.
- Thomas A. Edison
War

There never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
Wealth

I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, but it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes.
- Oprah Winfrey
Wisdom

Cleverness is not wisdom.
- Euripides
Women

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

There are two types who say very little: the quiet type and the gabby type.
- Anonymous
Work

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
- Gustave Flaubert
World

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
Writing

The only reason for being a professional writer is that you just can't help it.
- Leo Rosten
Youth

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
- Friedrich Nietzsche