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Ability

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

Whatever we are waiting for peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance ? it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Achievement

Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
- Napolean Hill
Action

A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
- Rita Mae Brown
Adventure

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.
- Mario Andretti
Adversity

We have no right to ask when sorrow comes, 'Why did this happen to me?' unless we ask the same question for every moment of happiness that comes our way.
- Author Unknown
Advice

Sometimes you got to hurt something to help something. Sometimes you have to plow under one thing in order for something else to grow
- Ernest Gaines
Age

Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young
- J.K. Rowling
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

Anger is one letter short of danger.
- Anonymous
Animals

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat
- Samuel Butler
Appreciation

There's nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back
- Billy Martin
Art

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

The best things in life are unexpected - because there were no expectations
- Eli Khamarov
Beauty

There is no exquisite beauty without some strangeness in the proportion
- Edgar Allan Poe
Beginning

Everything must have a beginning
- Anonymous
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

Your birthday is a special time to celebrate the gift of 'you' to the world.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Where necessity pinches, boldness is prudence
- Anonymous
Books

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.
- Anonymous
Business

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later
- Harold S. Geneen
Calmness

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

When in doubt, choose change.
- Lily Leung
Character

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
- George Eliot
Courage

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Dance

I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.
- Ruth St. Denis
Death

Dying is like coming to the end of a long novel--you only regret it if the ride was enjoyable and left you wanting more.
- Jerome P. Crabb
Dreams

For often, when one is asleep, there is something in consciousness which declares that what then presents itself is but a dream
- Aristotle
Education

If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn't need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.
- Jim Rohn
Effort

God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into its nest
- J.G. Holland
Emotion

Each of us makes his own weather, determines the color of the skies in the emotional universe which he inhabits.
- Bishop Foulton
Enthusiasm

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm
- Sidonie Gabrielle
Entrepreneurship

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
- Bill Gates
Environment

A walk amongst nature, whether by the sea, river, hill, valley, meadow or wood, works wonders for the human spirit
- Anonymous
Equality

The cry of equality pulls everyone down.
- Iris Murdoch
Experience

A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.
- Mark Twain
Faith

God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
- Abdul Kalam
Fate

If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow.
- William McFee
Fear

Even the fear of death is nothing compared to the fear of not having lived authentically and fully.
- Frances Moore Lappe
Finance

The real measure of your wealth is how much you'd be worth if you lost all your money.
- Anonymous
Fitness

Commit to be fit.
- Anonymous
Food

There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread
- Mahatma Gandhi
Forgiveness

It's far easier to forgive an enemy after you've got even with him.
- Olin Miller
Friendship

I have friends in overalls whose friendship I would not swap for the favor of the kings of the world.
- Thomas A. Edison
Funny

Electricity is really just organized lightning.
- George Carlin
Hardwork

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
- Margaret M. Fitzpatrick
Health

Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other
- Joseph Addison
History

History is a symphony of echoes heard and unheard. It is a poem with events as verses.
- Charles Angoff
Humour

Humor tells you where the trouble is
- Louise Bernikow
Idea

If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, then you will have betrayed yourself
- Rollo May
Ignorance

A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.
- Anatole France
Imagination

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.
- e. e. cummings
Inspiration

God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.
- Jim Elliot
Intelligence

Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Leadership

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see farther.
- J. P. Morgan
Life

Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
Love

We can do no great things; only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa
Luck

When it comes to luck, you make your own.
- Bruce Springsteen
Marriage

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
- Ruth Bell Graham
Mathematics

The longer math lives the more abstract and therefore, possibly also the more practical it becomes.
- Eric Temple Bell
Media

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

There is nothing like an odor to stir memories
- William McFee
Men

Men are what their mothers made them
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mind

A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
- Jean de la Bruyere
Money

After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
- Aristotle Onassis
Motivation

How will you make love with the Divine when your soul is forever embracing human values?
- Philip Arnold
Movies

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich
Music

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water.
- Ray Charles
Mystery

Secrecy is the element of all goodness; even virtue, even beauty is mysterious.
- Thomas Carlyle
Nature

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
- George Bernard Shaw
Opportunity

Even when opportunity knocks a man still has to get up off his seat and open the door
- Anonymous
Pain

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother
- Kahlil Gibran
Parents

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

He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Patriotism

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism. A venerable word, when duly practiced.
- Robert Walpole
Peace

Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
- Benjamin Franklin
Pet

Cats have it all - admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.
- Rod McKuen
Photography

Buy a good pair of comfortable shoes, have a camera around your neck at all times, keep your elbows in, be patient, optimistic and don't forget to smile.
- Matt Stuart
Poetry

Poetry is the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge.
- William Wordsworth
Proverb

First come, first served
- Anonymous
Questions

Better to ask twice than to lose your way once.
- Danish Proverb
Religion

More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.
- Alexander Chase
Risk

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

Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
- George Santayana
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 dependent on effort.
- Sophocles
Talent

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
- Emile Zola
Teacher

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

Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
- Max Frisch
Time

Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.
- Friedrich Schiller
Travel

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.
- Anna Quindlen
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

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 may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter
Wealth

Seek not greater wealth, but simpler pleasure; not higher fortune, but deeper felicity.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Wisdom

If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan
Women

Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression.
- Margaret Sanger
Words

The most precious things in speech are the pauses.
- Sir Ralph Richardson
Work

Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi
World

What really interests me is whether God had any choice in the creation of the world.
- Albert Einstein
Writing

My purpose is to entertain myself first and other people secondly.
- John D. MacDonald
Youth

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
- Jonathan Swift