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Ability

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
- Malcolm S Forbes
Abundance

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.
- Albert Einstein
Achievement

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

In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being who is engaged in some laudable pursuit, and acquires a name by some illustrious action, or useful art.
- Sallust
Adventure

Adventure is not an outside man, it is within.
- David Grayson
Adversity

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.
- Frank A. Clark
Advice

Seek advice but use your own common sense
- Yiddish Proverb
Age

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late
- Benjamin Franklin
Ambition

Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things
- Albert Einstein
Anger

No man can think clearly when his fists are clenched.
- George Jean Nathan
Animals

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

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
- Anonymous
Art

An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
- Paul Valery
Attitude

We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them
- Elbert Hubbard
Beauty

The absence of flaw in beauty is itself a flaw.
- Havelock Ellis
Beginning

The first beginnings are generally crude.
- Edward Counsel
Belief

He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
- Thomas Fuller
Bible

Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.
- Napolean
Birthday

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

Be bold when others are scared.
- Thomas J. Powell
Books

I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.
- William Lyon Phelps
Business

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing
- Pablo Casals
Calmness

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness
- Oscar Wilde
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

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
- Robert Frost
Change

This is your time and it feels normal to you, but really, there is no normal. There's only change and resistance to it and then more change.
- Meryl Streep
Character

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing
- Abraham Lincoln
Courage

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear
- Nelson Mandela
Dance

The dance is the mother of the arts. Music and poetry exist in time; painting and architecture in space. But the dance lives at once in time and space.
- Curt Sachs
Death

I shall not die of a cold. I shall die of having lived
- Willa Cather
Dreams

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right.... We sleeping wake, and waking sleep
- Michel de Montaigne
Education

Education is not the filling of a pail,but the lighting of a fire.
- Wiliam Butler Yeats
Effort

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Emotion

The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts
- Bertrand Russell
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised
- Christian Nevell Bovee
Entrepreneurship

Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
- W. Clement Stone
Environment

Our environmental problems originate in the hubris of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We're not the brain, we are a cancer on nature
- Dave Foreman
Equality

All people are equal, it is not birth, it is virtue alone that makes the difference.
- Voltaire
Experience

Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
- Karl Kraus
Faith

Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch.
- E. M. Forster
Fate

Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.
- Rick Riordan
Fear

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
- H. P. Lovecraft
Finance

Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears.
- Robert W.Sarnoff
Fitness

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin
Food

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
- Aesop
Forgiveness

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

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your enemies will not believe you anyway.
- Elbert Hubbard
Funny

How many people here have telekenetic powers? Raise my hand.
- Emo Philips
Hardwork

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven?t planted
- David Bly
Health

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.
- Hippocrates
History

Man is a history-making creature who can neither repeat his past nor leave it behind.
- W.H. Auden
Humour

I think, for me, humour needs to be used like a strong spice - sparingly.
- George Murray
Idea

Test ideas in the marketplace. You learn from hearing a range of perspectives. Consultation helps engender the support decisions need to be successfully implemented
- Donald Rumsfeld
Ignorance

Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed.
- Don Wood
Imagination

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
- Orison Swett Marden
Inspiration

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

The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch
Leadership

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman
Life

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert
Love

Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
- George Bernard Shaw
Luck

Luck never made a man wise
- Seneca
Marriage

Success in marriage does not come merely through finding the right mate, but through being the right mate.
- Barnett R. Brickner
Mathematics

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

Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.
- Rebecca West
Memory

Fond memory brings the light of other days around me
- Thomas More
Men

Men are only as great as they are kind
- Elbert Hubbard
Mind

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
- Aristotle
Money

Ben Franklin may have discovered electricity- but it is the man who invented the meter who made the money.
- Earl Warren
Motivation

If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.
- Proust
Movies

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

Music can change the world because it can change people.
- Bono
Mystery

Mystery magnifies danger, as a fog the sun
- Charles Caleb Colton
Nature

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
- Thomas Moore
Opportunity

Opportunities? They are all around us. There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it
- Orison Swett Marden
Pain

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.
- Robert Gary Lee
Parents

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
- Anonymous
Passion

A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them
- Carl Gustav Jung
Patriotism

Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
- Charles de Gaulle
Peace

It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system.
- Arthur Henderson
Pet

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.
- Joseph Wood Krutch
Photography

In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it.
- Emile Zola
Poetry

Poetry: the best words in the best order.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Proverb

A man is as old as he feels
- Anonymous
Questions

The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.
- John.A.Simone
Religion

Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
Risk

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

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
- Adam Smith
Sports

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.
- Tim Duncan
Success

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
- Michael Jordan
Talent

Every artist was first an amateur.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Teacher

Nine-tenths of education is encouragement.
- Anatole France
Technology

Technology is like a fish. The longer it stays on the shelf, the less desirable it becomes
- Andrew Heller
Time

The present is a point just passed.
- David Russell
Travel

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.
- Paul Theroux
Trust

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.
- Billy Wilder
Vision

Big thinking precedes great achievement.
- Wilferd Peterson
War

The act of war is the last option of a democracy.
- Joseph C. Wilson
Wealth

If a rich man is proud of his wealth, he should not be praised until it is known how he employs it.
- Socrates
Wisdom

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
- Nelson Mandela
Women

There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
- Susan B. Anthony
Words

Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence.
- Spanish Proverb
Work

Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.
- George Halas
World

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
- Winston Churchill
Writing

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson
Youth

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
- Diogenes Laertius