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Ability

Ability is a poor man's wealth.
- John Wooden
Abundance

Abundance is about being rich, with or without money.
- Suze Orman
Achievement

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

I think there is something, more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers, there aren't enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision.
- Stone
Adventure

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.
- G. K. Chesterton
Adversity

Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve.
- Tehyi Hsieh
Advice

Few take advice, or physic, without wry faces at it.
- Augustus William Hare
Age

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
- Brigitte Bardot
Ambition

I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom
- Thomas Carlyle
Anger

No one can be reasonable and angry at the same time
- Anonymous
Animals

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot
Appreciation

Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day
- Booker T. Washington
Art

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

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
- Thomas Jefferson
Beauty

The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth
- Albert Einstein
Beginning

The greatest stories are those that resonate our beginnings and intuit our endings, our mysterious origins and our numinous destinies, and dissolve them both into one
- Ben Okri
Belief

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

It is not at all incredible, that a book which has been so long in the possession of mankind should contain many truths as yet undiscovered.
- Bishop Butler
Birthday

Because you're you, I'm celebrating today! Happy Birthday.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Fortune befriends the bold.
- John Dryden
Books

Reading means borrowing.
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Business

The golden rule for every business man is this: ?Put yourself in your customer?s place.
- Orison Swett Marden
Calmness

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Celebration

When you jump for joy, beware that no one moves the ground from beneath your feet.
- Stanislaw J. Lec
Challenge

There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.
- William Frederick Halsey
Change

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts
- Arnold Bennett
Character

Character is what you think in the dark.
- Dwight L. Moody
Courage

Without courage all virtues lose their meaning
- Winston Churchill
Dance

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance.
- Anonymous
Death

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

Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives
- William Dement
Education

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.
- A. Bartlett Giamatti
Effort

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there
- Anonymous
Emotion

Music is the shorthand of emotion
- Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy
Enthusiasm

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie
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, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.
- Barry Goldwater
Experience

Experience is the teacher of all things.
- Julius Caesar
Faith

Faith is spiritualized imagination.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Fate

It lies not in our power to love, or hate, For will in us is over-rul'd by fate.
- Christopher Marlowe
Fear

He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Finance

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

Those who think they have not time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness
- Edward Stanley
Food

Sugar is a type of bodily fuel, yes, but your body runs about as well on it as a car would
- V.L. Allineare
Forgiveness

Humanity is never so beautiful as when praying for forgiveness, or else forgiving another.
- Jean Paul
Friendship

Friendship and money: oil and water.
- Mario Puzo
Funny

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright
Hardwork

Every job is a self portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence.
- Anonymous
Health

Healthy people live with their world.
- Anne Wilson Schaef
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

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
- Jennifer Jones
Idea

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

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

There is a boundary to men's passions when they act from feelings; but none when they are under the influence of imagination.
- Edmund Burke
Inspiration

Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Intelligence

Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Leadership

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

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
- E. B. White
Love

The human heart, at whatever age, opens to the heart that opens in return.
- Maria Edgeworth
Luck

The day you decide to do it is your lucky day
- Japanese Proverb
Marriage

Don't marry the person you think you can live with; marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson
Mathematics

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

The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
- Malcolm X
Memory

We do not remember days; we remember moments.
- Cesare Pavese
Men

Alas! it is not the child but the boy that generally survives in the man.
- Arthur Helps
Mind

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief
- Gerry Spence
Money

Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook
Motivation

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
- Richard Bach
Movies

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich
Music

If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
- Richard M. Nixon
Mystery

Mysteries are due to secrecy.
- Francis Bacon
Nature

Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.
- Roger Tory Peterson
Opportunity

It is the responsibility of leadership to provide opportunity, and the responsibility of individuals to contribute
- William Pollard
Pain

They can't hurt you unless you let them
- Anonymous
Parents

The only way we can be there for our children is to be there for ourselves.
- Anonymous
Passion

I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein
Patriotism

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

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Pet

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.
- Oliver Herford
Photography

My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.
- Steve McCurry
Poetry

Poetry is important. No less than science, it seeks a hold upon reality, and the closeness of its approach is the test of its success.
- Babette Deutsch
Proverb

Faint heart never won fair lady
- Anonymous
Questions

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

Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.
- Frederick II
Risk

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

Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
- George Santayana
Sports

Champions keep playing until they get it right.
- Billie Jean King
Success

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
- Bill Gates
Talent

Talent is a wonderful thing, but it won't carry a quitter.
- Stephen King
Teacher

The most effective teacher will always be biased, for the chief force in teaching is confidence and enthusiasm.
- Joyce Cary
Technology

It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.
- Clive James
Time

Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
- Charles Caleb Colton
Travel

Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.
- Tennessee Williams
Trust

Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
- Herodotus
Vision

The very essence of leadership is [that] you have a vision. It's got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
- Theodore Hesburgh
War

Wars of pen and ink often lead to wars of cannon and bayonets.
- Edward Counsel
Wealth

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

Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.
- Phil Jackson
Women

Where there are no women there are no good manners.
- Johann Goethe
Words

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
- Ingrid Bergman
Work

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
- Richard Bach
World

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.
- Bruce Lee
Writing

Every word written is a victory against death.
- Michel Butor
Youth

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