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Ability

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

Life in abundance comes only through great love
- Elbert Hubbard
Achievement

It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.
- Benjamin Franklin
Action

Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind.
- Pope
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

You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Advice

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Age

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

A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions
- Marcus Aurelius
Anger

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
- Anonymous
Animals

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
- Jacques Deval
Appreciation

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Art

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus
Attitude

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

Beauty is the gift from God.
- Aristotle
Beginning

You will never win if you never begin
- Helen Rowland
Belief

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstances
- Bruce Barton
Bible

When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, 'It is talking to me, and about me'.
- Soren Kierkegaard
Birthday

Happy birthday, may this day always be a special one to remember.
- Anonymous
Boldness

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

A book is the only immortality
- Rufus Choate
Business

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today
- Stewart B. Johnson
Calmness

Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind.
- Milton Garland
Celebration

Life has meaning only in the struggle.Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.So let us celebrate the struggle
- Anonymous
Challenge

If you want to enjoy the rainbow, be prepared to endure the storm.
- Warren Wendel Wiersbe
Change

We change, whether we like it or not
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character

A man's reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is
- Anonymous
Courage

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow
- Alice M. Swaim
Dance

The Dance instills in you something that sets you apart. Something heroic and remote.
- Edgar Degas
Death

Our birth is nothing but our death begun
- Edward Young
Dreams

Follow your dreams, for as you dream you shall become
- Anonymous
Education

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

A big shot is a little shot that kept shooting.
- Anonymous
Emotion

Our emotions are only incidents in the effort to keep day and night together.
- T S Eliot
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is that secret and harmonious spirit which hovers over the production of genius
- Isaac Disraeli
Entrepreneurship

If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough.
- Mario Andretti
Environment

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites
- William Ruckelshaus
Equality

If we were to select the most intelligent, imaginative, energetic, and emotionally stable third of mankind, all races would be present.
- Franz Boas
Experience

My path has not been determined. I shall have more experiences and pass many more milestones.
- Agnetha Faltskog
Faith

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.
- Thomas Aquinas
Fate

Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear

Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.
- Ruth Gendler
Finance

What pays under capitalism is satisfying the common man, the customer. The more people you satisfy, the better for you
- Ludwig von Mises
Fitness

Fitness - if it came in a bottle, everybody would have a great body.
- Cher
Food

Eating without conversation is only stoking.
- Marcelene Cox
Forgiveness

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson
Friendship

An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
- Buddha
Funny

Guilt: the gift that keeps on giving.
- Erma Bombeck
Hardwork

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi
Health

The body is a sacred garment.
- Martha Graham
History

History repeats itself, has to, nobody listens
- Steve Turner
Humour

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

Ideas are elusive, slippery things. Best to keep a pad of paper and a pencil at your bedside, so you can stab them during the night before they get away
- Earl Nightingale
Ignorance

If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.
- Isaac Asimov
Imagination

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

Ideas shape the course of history.
- John Maynard Keynes
Intelligence

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
Leadership

I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller
Life

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

Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
- Zelda Fitzgerald
Luck

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Marriage

When a man marries a woman, they become one--the trouble starts when they try to decide which one.
- Croft M. Pentz
Mathematics

Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics.
- Dean Schlicter
Media

All of us who professionally use the mass media are the shapers of society. We can vulgerize that society. We can brutalize it. Or we can help lift it onto a higher level.
- William Bernbach
Memory

I'm always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact.
- Diane Sawyer
Men

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves
- Gene Fowler
Mind

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

If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away.
- Edith Piaf
Motivation

No society can prosper if it aims at making things easierinstead it should aim at making people stronger!!
- Ashoka
Movies

A film is a petrified fountain of thought.
- Jean Cocteau
Music

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
- Thomas Carlyle
Mystery

All is mystery; but he is a slave who will not struggle to penetrate the dark veil.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Nature

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
- Kin Hubbard
Opportunity

Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.
- Brian Tracy
Pain

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding
- Kahlil Gibran
Parents

Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.
- Elbert Hubbard
Passion

With out passion you dont have energy, with out energy you have nothing
- Donald Trump
Patriotism

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry
Peace

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

The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude.
- Robert Brault
Photography

A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a persons life that reveal greater truths
- Anonymous
Poetry

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

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

Ask with urgency and passion.
- Arthur Balfour
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

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

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
- William Lawrence Bragg
Sports

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens
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

What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable than teaching?
- Harriet Martineau
Technology

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal
- 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 and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man.
- John Burroughs
Trust

For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
- Bo Bennett
Vision

Vision is the art of seeing the invisible.
- Jonathan Swift
War

War is the trade of kings.
- Jonh Dryden
Wealth

Everyone wants to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
- Oprah Winfrey
Wisdom

Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.
- Thomas B. Macaulay
Women

Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacities. She has the right to participate in very minutest detail in the activities of man and she has an equal right of freedom and liberty with him.
- M K Gandhi
Words

Some people have a way with words, and other people...oh, uh, not have way.
- Steve Martin
Work

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
- Saint Augustine
World

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page
- Saint Augustine
Writing

Better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.
- Cyril Connolly
Youth

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