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Ability

Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.
- Robert H. Schuller
Abundance

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.
- Joel Osteen
Achievement

It is by what we ourselves have done, and not by what others have done for us, that we shall be remembered in after ages.
- Francis Wayland
Action

Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
- William Butler Yeats
Adventure

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
- Schiller, Johann Friedrich Von
Adversity

The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.
- John Vance Cheney
Advice

We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.
- Anonymous
Age

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
- Hosea Ballou
Ambition

If you want more, you have to require more from yourself.
- Dr Phil
Anger

Consider how much more you often suffer from your anger and grief, than from those very things for which you are angry and grieved.
- Marcus Antonius
Animals

Man, when perfected, is the best of animals, but when separated from law and justice, he is the worst of all
- Aristotle
Appreciation

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I may not forget you.
- William Arthur
Art

A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde
Attitude

If you don't think every day is a good day, just try missing one
- Cavett Robert
Beauty

A thing of beauty is a joy forever
- John Keats
Beginning

While we deliberate about beginning it is all ready too late to begin
- Quintilian
Belief

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad
- Denis Waitley
Bible

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
- George Bernard Shaw
Birthday

Not just a year older, but a year better.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Where necessity pinches, boldness is prudence
- Anonymous
Books

A room without books is like a body without a soul
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Business

The main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand
- Thomas Carlyle
Calmness

The world belongs to the Enthusiast who keeps cool.
- William Mcfee
Celebration

Life is a celebration of awakenings, of new beginnings and wonderful surprises that enlighten the soul.
- Anonymous
Challenge

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution
- Bertrand Russell
Change

The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up and those who were up go down.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
Character

Reputation is for time; character is for eternity.
- J. B. Gough
Courage

The challenge is to be yourself in a world that's trying to get you to be like everyone else.
- Anonymous
Dance

Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another
- Anonymous
Death

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time
- Mark Twain
Dreams

Dreams are more real than reality itself, they're closer to the self.
- Gao Xingjian
Education

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
- Oscar Wilde
Effort

Whoever said anybody has a right to give up?
- Marian Wright Edelman
Emotion

Emotion always has its roots in the unconscious and manifests itself in the body
- Irene Claremont de Castillejo
Enthusiasm

There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm
- Edgar Allan Poe
Entrepreneurship

To any entrepreneur: if you want to do it, do it now. If you don't, you're going to regret it
- Catherine Cook
Environment

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains
- John Muir
Equality

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

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

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fate

The powerless worship Luck and Fate.
- Mason Cooley
Fear

Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority
- Elbert Hubbard
Finance

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

Energy and persistence conquer all things.
- Benjamin Franklin
Food

If we're not willing to settle for junk living, we certainly shouldn't settle for junk food
- Sally Edwards
Forgiveness

To err is human; to forgive, divine.
- Alexander Pope
Friendship

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine
Funny

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

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.
- Alfred A. Montapert
Health

The minute anyone's getting anxious I say, You must eat and you must sleep. They're the two vital elements for a healthy life.
- Francesca Annis
History

History is philosophy teaching by examples.
- Thucydides
Humour

Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It's the sweetest thing one can do for oneself & one's fellow human beings
- Maya Angelou
Idea

It is by acts and not by ideas that people live
- Anatole France
Ignorance

To be conscious that you are ignorant is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Imagination

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West
Inspiration

Show me your hands. Do they have scars from giving? Show me your feet. Are they wounded in service? Show me your heart. Have you left a place for divine love?
- Fulton J. Sheen
Intelligence

It is not worth an intelligent man's time to be in the majority. By definition, there are already enough people to do that.
- G. H. Hardy
Leadership

How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking.
- David Joseph Schwartz
Life

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
- Anton Chekhov
Love

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

Men of action are favored by the Goddess of luck.
- George S.Clason
Marriage

A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendships, all the enjoyment of sense and reason - and indeed all the sweets of life.
- Joseph Addison
Mathematics

Math is just simply following rules. The simple and complicated one. Just obey every details of it.
- Erniel S. Boyose
Media

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

A smile happens in a flash, but its memory can last a lifetime
- Anonymous
Men

Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be
- Anonymous
Mind

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

If God has allowed me to earn so much money, it is because He knows I give it all away.
- Edith Piaf
Motivation

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Movies

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

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
- Lao Tzu
Mystery

Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself
- Tennessee Williams
Nature

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

Four things come not back: The spoken word, The sped arrow, The past life, The neglected opportunity.
- Arabian Proverb
Pain

Too much rest becomes a pain
- Homer
Parents

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

Never underestimate the power of passion.
- Eve Sawyer
Patriotism

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
- Diogenes
Peace

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
- John F. Kennedy
Pet

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
- Garrison Keillor
Photography

The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don't belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation.
- Susan Meiselas
Poetry

Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
- Leonard Cohen
Proverb

A man is as old as he feels
- Anonymous
Questions

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? .
- Anonymous
Religion

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

You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
- Wayne Gretzky
Science

It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
- Alfred North Whitehead
Sports

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
- Phil Jackson
Success

Action is the foundational key to all success.
- Pablo Picasso
Talent

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

A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.
- Henry Adams
Technology

The greatest danger in modern technology isn't that machines will begin to think like people, but that people will begin to think like machines
- Anonymous
Time

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

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.
- Maya Angelou
Trust

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible as an argument than a whole one. It carries better.
- Stephen Leacock
Vision

Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
- Salvador Dali
War

In war, truth is the first casualty.
- Aeschylus
Wealth

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

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
- Walter Lippmann
Women

A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon.
- Arnold Haultain
Words

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

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
- Peter Drucker
World

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page
- Saint Augustine
Writing

The way you define yourself as a writer is that you write every time you have a free minute. If you didn't behave that way you would never do anything.
- John Irving
Youth

So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
- William Shakespeare