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Ability

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
- Zig Ziglar
Abundance

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
- Joel Osteen
Achievement

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality.
- Jung, Carl
Action

As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived.
- Holmes
Adventure

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide quotes
Adversity

It's not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line.
- Ashleigh Brilliant
Advice

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.
- Anonymous
Age

We turn not older with years, but newer every day.
- Emily Dickinson
Ambition

Ambition is the last refuge of failure
- Oscar Wilde
Anger

If you kick a stone in anger, you'll hurt your own foot.
- Korean Proverb
Animals

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

When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have
- Stephen Hawking
Art

Art is never finished, only abandoned
- Leonardo da Vinci
Attitude

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes
- William James
Beauty

It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart
- Anonymous
Beginning

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

This is how humans are: we question all our beliefs, except for the ones we really believe, and those we never think to question.
- Orson Scott Card
Bible

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
- George Bernard Shaw
Birthday

Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth.
- Ralph Parlette
Boldness

Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it
- Johann Wolfgang
Books

The proper study of mankind is books
- Aldous Huxley
Business

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing
- Pablo Casals
Calmness

There is a calmness to a life lived in gratitude, a quiet joy.
- Ralph H. Blum
Celebration

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
- Oprah Winfrey
Challenge

The greatest risk is the risk of riskless living.
- Stephen Covey
Change

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself
- Andy Warhol
Character

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

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer
- General George S
Dance

I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly
- Twyla Tharp
Death

Death always leaves one singer to mourn.
- Katherine Anne Porter
Dreams

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind
- Sigmund Freud
Education

Character is a wish for a perfect education.
- Novalis
Effort

Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can
- Lowell Thomas
Emotion

One thing you can't hide - is when you're crippled inside.
- John Lennon
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is contagious - and so is the lack of it
- Anonymous
Entrepreneurship

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
- John C. Maxwell
Environment

We all tend to feel better in the natural environment - so why are we working so hard to destroy it?
- Dr Michael Dixon
Equality

Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
- Aristotle
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 knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
- Khalil Gibran
Fate

Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.
- Marcus Aurelius
Fear

Do not let your fears choose your destiny
- Anonymous
Finance

Don't count your check-ins before they cash
- Vanna Bonta
Fitness

You live longer once you realize that any time spent being unhappy is wasted.
- Ruth E. Renkl
Food

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste
- Laiko Bahrs
Forgiveness

God will forgive me. It's his job.
- Heinrich Heine
Friendship

It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.
- Epicurus
Funny

Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.
- Mark Twain
Hardwork

Hard work doesn't guarantee success, but improves its chances
- B.J Gupta
Health

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd rather not
- Mark Twain
History

History does not unfold: it piles up.
- Robert M. Adams
Humour

Humor is just another defense against the universe.
- Mel Brooks
Idea

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea
- Jim Rohn
Ignorance

Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion
- Philip Wylie
Imagination

The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, are of imagination all compact.
- William Shakespeare
Inspiration

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Intelligence

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Leadership

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Life

Life loves the liver of it.
- Maya Angelou
Love

Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope.
- Josh Billings
Luck

Who always only dreams of luck shouldn't be surprised if he oversleeps it
- Ernst Deutsch
Marriage

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.
- Barnett R. Brickner
Mathematics

The longer math lives the more abstract and therefore, possibly also the more practical it becomes.
- Eric Temple Bell
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 world shrieks and sinks talons into our hearts. This we call memory.
- Tim O'Brien
Men

The only difference between men and boys is the cost of their toys.
- Anonymous
Mind

The mind is like a trunk: if well-packed, it holds almost every thing; if ill-packed, next to nothing.
- Augustus William Hare
Money

A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don't need it.
- Bob Hope
Motivation

Build a dream and the dream will build you.
- Robert Schuller
Movies

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

Music can change the world because it can change people.
- Bono
Mystery

Mysteries are due to secrecy.
- Francis Bacon
Nature

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
- Thomas Browne
Opportunity

For every problem there is an opportunity.
- Anonymous
Pain

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
- Lance Armstrong
Parents

Some parents really bring their children up; others let them down.
- Anonymous
Passion

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what he loves
- Blaise Pascal
Patriotism

The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.
- George McGovern
Peace

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pet

Cats don't like change without their consent.
- Roger Caras
Photography

Emotion or feeling is really the only thing about pictures I find interesting. Beyond that is is just a trick.
- Christopher Anderson
Poetry

Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
Proverb

A penny saved is a penny gained
- Anonymous
Questions

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
- Dr.suess
Religion

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
- Thomas Jefferson
Risk

Many great ideas have been lost because the people who had them could not stand being laughed at.
- Anonymous
Science

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

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
- Satchel Paige
Success

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton
Talent

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

By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand.
- Latin Proverb
Technology

Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except over technology.
- John Tudor
Time

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno
Travel

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
- Aldous Huxley
Trust

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.
- Barbara Smith
Vision

To the person who does not know where he wants to go there is no favorable wind.
- Seneca
War

All delays are dangerous in war.
- John Dryden
Wealth

No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself
- Plato
Wisdom

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Women

The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
- Roseanne Barr
Words

No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
- Henry B. Adams
Work

The harder I work, the luckier I get.
- Samuel Goldwyn
World

All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
- Sean O'Casey
Writing

There are many reasons why novelists write ? but they all have one thing in common: a need to create an alternative world.
- John Fowles
Youth

The difficult task of knowing another soul is not for young gentlemen whose consciousness is chiefly made up of their own wishes.
- George Eliot