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Ability

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
- Charlotte Whitton
Abundance

Abundance does not spread; famine does.
- Zulu Proverb
Achievement

Death comes to all But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
- George Fabricius
Action

The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
- Thomas Carlyle
Adventure

The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.
- Oprah Winfrey
Adversity

Even our misfortunes are a part of our belongings.
- Antoine de Saint
Advice

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
- Francois La Rochefoucauld
Age

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself
- Tom Wilson
Ambition

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

Where there is anger, there is always pain underneath.
- Eckhart Tolle
Animals

Shall we, because we walk on our hind feet, assume to ourselves only the privilege of imperishability?
- George Eliot
Appreciation

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.
- Cicero
Art

A painting that is well composed is half finished.
- Pierre Bonnard
Attitude

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill
Beauty

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

It is the beginning of the end
- Charles M. de Talleyrand
Belief

Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
- Seneca
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

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

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

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
- Charles W. Eliot
Business

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight
- Henry R. Luce
Calmness

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness
- Oscar Wilde
Celebration

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!
- Amanda Bradley
Challenge

Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth. Tame the dragon and the gift is yours
- Noela Evans
Change

You have the power to change.
- Les Brown
Character

A good name will shine forever.
- Proverb
Courage

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
- Henry David Thoreau
Dance

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is not mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
- Havelock Ellis
Death

Death-- the last sleep? No the final awakening.
- Walter Scott
Dreams

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

The tragedy of education is played in two scenes - incompetent pupils facing competent teachers and incompetent teachers facing competent pupils
- Martin H. Fischer
Effort

Do a little bit more than average and from that point on our progress multiplies itself out of all proportion to the effort put in.
- Paul J. Meyer
Emotion

Strange how love coexists with hate, how they render eachother mute, how the swilling of them together makes a new and softer, sympathetic thing
- Sonya Hartenett
Enthusiasm

To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.
- Tryon Edwards
Entrepreneurship

If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got!
- Alan Scott
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

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
- Carl Schurz
Experience

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
- Alphonse de Lamartine
Faith

No matter how old we become, we can still call them 'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris
Fate

Fate only takes you so far, then it's up to you to make it happen
- Anonymous
Fear

Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow
- Anonymous
Finance

I am indeed rich, since my income is superior to my expense, and my expense is equal to my wishes.
- Edward Gibbon
Fitness

The word aerobics came about when the gym instructors got together and said, 'If we're going to charge $10 an hour, we can't call it jumping up and down.
- Rita Runder
Food

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates
Forgiveness

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
- William Blake
Friendship

If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
- George MacDonald
Funny

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg
Hardwork

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

Time And health are two precious assets that we don't recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted
- Denis Waitley
History

Anybody can make history; only a great man can write it
- Oscar Wilde
Humour

As soon as you realize everything's a joke, being the Comedian is the only thing that makes sense.
- Alan Moore
Idea

Money never starts an idea. It is always the idea that starts the money.
- Owen Laughlin
Ignorance

Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom.
- Hugo De Groot
Imagination

The man who has no imagination has no wings.
- Muhammad Ali
Inspiration

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou
Intelligence

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.
- Henry Ford
Leadership

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
- Max Lucado
Life

May you live all the days of your life.
- Jonathan Swift
Love

You don't love a woman because she's beautiful, She is beautiful because you love her.
- Anonymous
Luck

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

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you're wrong admit it; Whenever you're right shut up.
- Ogden Nash
Mathematics

Small minds discuss persons. Average minds discuss events. Great minds discuss ideas. Really great minds discuss mathematics.
- Anon
Media

A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
- Arthur Miller
Memory

She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes.
- Frank Deford
Men

Men feel that women somehow drag them down, and women feel that way about men. It's possible that both are right.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Mind

The human mind has first to construct forms, independently, before we can find them in things
- Albert Einstein
Money

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can't make me happy.
- Spike Milligan
Motivation

Your ability will grow to match your dreams.
- Jim Rohn
Movies

The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
- Will Rogers
Music

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
- Jimi Hendrix
Mystery

Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.
- Cocteau, Jean
Nature

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates
Opportunity

Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open
- Alexander Graham Bell
Pain

If you suffer, thank God! -- it is a sure sign that you are alive.
- Elbert Hubbard
Parents

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
- Chinese Proverbs
Passion

Renew your passions daily.
- Terri Guillemets
Patriotism

Patriotism is an instant reaction that fades away when the war starts.
- Mick Jagger
Peace

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Pet

We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals
- Immanual Kant
Photography

While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.
- Dorothea Lange
Poetry

Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen.
- Fleur Adcock
Proverb

A hungry man is an angry man
- Anonymous
Questions

Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
- Francis Bacon
Religion

Morality is of the highest importance - but for us, not for God.
- Albert Einstein
Risk

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.
- Pablo Picasso
Science

No one should approach the temple of science with the soul of a money changer.
- Thomas Browne
Sports

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore," shoot six, and write down five.
- Paul Harvey
Success

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie
Talent

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Teacher

To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Technology

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard
Time

Time is the wisest counselor of all.
- Pericles
Travel

I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.
- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Trust

Never trust anyone who wants what you've got. Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.
- Eubie Blake
Vision

Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your Vision is the promise of what you shall one day be. Your Ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
- James Allen
War

War is the trade of kings.
- Jonh Dryden
Wealth

The freedom of affluence opposes and contradicts the freedom of community life.
- Wendell Berry
Wisdom

Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Women

What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.
- Mark Twain
Words

If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn't exist.
- Charles Baudelaire
Work

Every noble work is at first impossible.
- Thomas Carlyle
World

The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
- Albert Einstein
Writing

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
- E. L. Doctorow
Youth

It takes a very long time to become young.
- Pablo Picasso