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Ability

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
- Confucius
Abundance

Abundance is not something we acquire. It is something we tune into.
- Wayne Dyer
Achievement

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

For purposes of action nothing is more useful than narrowness of thought combined with energy of will
- Amiel
Adventure

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

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience.
- Anonymous
Advice

The best advice is this: Don't take advice and don't give advice.
- Anonymous
Age

It's paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone
- Andy Rooney
Ambition

Ambition is the last infirmity of noble minds
- James Matthew Barrie
Anger

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

The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much
- Thornton Wilder
Appreciation

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

All art is but imitation of nature.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Attitude

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene
- Arthur Christopher
Beauty

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

A beginning is only the start of a journey to another beginning
- Anonymous
Belief

It is my belief, you cannot deal with the most serious things in the world unless you understand the most amusing
- Winston Churchill
Bible

Reading the Bible without meditating on it is like trying to eat without swallowing.
- Anonymous
Birthday

All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much
- George Harrison
Boldness

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller
Books

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
- Anonymous
Business

Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation
- Milan Kundera
Calmness

Calmness is always Godlike
- George Herbert
Celebration

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

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

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
- Victor Frankl
Character

Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Courage

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things; knows not the livid loneliness of fear
- Amelia Earhart
Dance

The dance is over, the applause subsided, but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever
- W.M. Tory
Death

Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach
Dreams

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

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
- Will Durant
Effort

If the going is real easy, beware, you may be headed down hill.
- Anonymous
Emotion

The advantage of emotion is that they lead us astray
- Oscar Wilde
Enthusiasm

They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.
- Carl Buehner
Entrepreneurship

Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
- Napoleon Hill
Environment

Take care of the earth and she will take care of you
- Anonymous
Equality

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan
Experience

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
- Abraham Lincoln
Faith

As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit.
- Emmanuel Teney
Fate

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

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
- Aeschylus
Finance

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's
- Will Rogers
Fitness

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

Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.
- Adelle Davis
Forgiveness

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
- Oscar Wilde
Friendship

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.
- Leo Buscaglia
Funny

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

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however
- Richard David
Health

A healthy outside starts from the inside.
- Robert Urich
History

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

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

You'll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea
- Earl Nightingale
Ignorance

There is no darkness but ignorance
- William Shakespeare
Imagination

I always imagined I could be what I wanted to be.
- Chris Brown
Inspiration

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
Intelligence

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope
Leadership

Every silver lining has a cloud.
- Mary Kay Ash
Life

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs
Love

I only wish to be the fountain of love From which you drink, Every drop promising eternal passion.
- Unknown Author
Luck

A person does not seek luck; luck seeks the person
- Turkish Proverb
Marriage

Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing
- Goethe
Mathematics

Mathematics is the supreme judge; from its decisions there is no appeal.
- Tobias Dantzig
Media

Journalism is literature in a hurry
- Matthew Arnold
Memory

In memory's telephoto lens, far objects are magnified.
- John Updike
Men

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself
- Galileo Galilei
Mind

Here in your mind you have complete privacy. Here there's no difference between what is and what could be.
- Chuck Palahniuk
Money

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

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

Nobody makes movies bad on purpose.
- Roland Emmerich
Music

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
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.
- Jean Cocteau
Nature

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose Kennedy
Opportunity

A man who misses his opportunity, and monkey who misses his branch, cannot be saved.
- Hindu Proverb
Pain

Pain is weakness leaving the body
- Tom Sobal
Parents

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

Rest in reason; move in passion.
- Khalil Gibran
Patriotism

Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
- John F. Kennedy
Peace

Peace is when time doesn't matter as it passes by.
- Maria Schell
Pet

If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
- Alfred North Whitehead
Photography

I want the viewers to be moved into the lives of the people that they are looking at, the visual experience is incredibly emotional
- Paul Fusco
Poetry

The sources of poetry are in the spirit seeking completeness.
- Muriel Rukeyser
Proverb

A burnt child dreads fire
- Anonymous
Questions

Any man who knows all the answers most likely misunderstood the questions.
- Anonymous
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

Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
- Frank Scully
Science

Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
- Jules Henri Poincare
Sports

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

Nothing recedes like success.
- Walter Winchell
Talent

Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
- Lou Holtz
Teacher

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state, than that of the man who instructs the rising generation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Technology

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal
- Albert einstein
Time

Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.
- Henry Austin Dobson
Travel

To travel is to live.
- Hans Christian Andersen
Trust

Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
- Lawrence Welk
Vision

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

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
Wealth

Wealth is a tool of freedom, but the pursuit of wealth is the way to slavery.
- Frank Herbert
Wisdom

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
- Jim Rohn
Women

The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.
- Yves Saint-Laurent
Words

Language has three important uses--it expresses thought, conceals thought, and takes the place of thought.
- Anonymous
Work

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
- Oscar Wilde
World

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
- Martin Luther
Writing

Life is what happens to a writer between drafts.
- Damon
Youth

If youth knew; if age could.
- Sigmund Freud