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Ability

Ability is a poor man's wealth.
- John Wooden
Abundance

Life is a field of unlimited possibilities.
- Deepak Chopra
Achievement

It is not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.
- John Wooden
Action

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.
- Anonymous
Adventure

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
- Andre Gide
Adversity

If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
- Robert Fulghum
Advice

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

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream
- C.S. Lewis
Ambition

A man's worth is no greater than the worth of his ambitions
- Marcus Aurelius
Anger

Anger is one letter short of danger.
- Anonymous
Animals

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

You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins
- Jim Stovall
Art

A picture is a poem without words.
- Horace
Attitude

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
- Maya Angelou
Beauty

The most beautiful things are those that madness prompts and reason writes
- Andre Gide
Beginning

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct.
- Frank Herbert
Belief

He who does not know how to believe, should not know.
- Antonio Porchia
Bible

The Bible is the greatest example of the whole being greater that its parts.
- Michael Phillips.
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

In business the man who engages in the most adventures is surest to come out unhurt
- Anonymous
Calmness

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness
- Oscar Wilde
Celebration

Don't celebrate a holiday before it arrives
- Anonymous
Challenge

Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
- Joshua J. Marine
Change

When in doubt, choose change.
- Lily Leung
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

Wisdom is knowing who deserves a second chance. Courage is knowing the next time will be the last time.
- Mark Amend
Dance

Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.
- Peter Saint James
Death

It hath been often said, that it is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
- Henry Fielding
Dreams

For a dreamer, night's the only time of day
- Newsies
Education

The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
- Tom Bodett
Effort

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

A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions
- John Kenneth Galbraith
Enthusiasm

Earnestness is enthusiasm tempered by reason
- Blaise Pascal
Entrepreneurship

The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.
- Silvio Berlusconi
Environment

Trying to save ecosystems has more to do with changing egosystems
- Don Rittner
Equality

Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings
- Simone Weil
Experience

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
- Douglas Adams
Faith

Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Fate

Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future.
- Anonymous
Fear

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
- Gandhi
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Fitness

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
Food

Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop.
- Vanessa Carlton
Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
- Mark Twain
Friendship

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

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
- Steven Wright
Hardwork

Every job is a self portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence.
- Anonymous
Health

The body is a sacred garment.
- Martha Graham
History

History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
Humour

A sense of humor... is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey
Idea

Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings
- Anonymous
Ignorance

I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance.
- Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Imagination

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

Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
- Friedrich Schiller
Intelligence

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
- Janis Joplin
Leadership

Strong convictions precede great actions.
- James Freeman Clarke
Life

Life is anything that dies when you stomp on it.
- Dave Barry
Love

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

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
- Harry Golden
Marriage

The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly.
- Peter De Vries
Mathematics

Math is the tool specially suited for dealing with abstract concepts of any kind and there is no limit to its power in this field.
- Paul Dirac
Media

Newspapers: dead trees with information smeared on them.
- Anonymous
Memory

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.
- Oscar Wilde
Men

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

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

A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford
Motivation

Some people put walls up, not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to knock them down.
- Socrates
Movies

A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
- Orson Welles
Music

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
- Jean Paul
Mystery

Mystery is a resource, like coal or gold, and its preservation is a fine thing
- Tim Cahill
Nature

Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams.
- Gilbert White
Opportunity

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

Pain is never permanent
- St. Teresa of Avila
Parents

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners
- Anonymous
Passion

If we resist our passions, it is more through their weakness than from our strength
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Patriotism

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Lyn Nofziger
Peace

People, free to choose, will always choose peace.
- Ronald Reagan
Pet

The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp
- John Berry
Photography

Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow
- Imogen Cunningham
Poetry

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

Where there's a will there's a way
- Anonymous
Questions

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

It's wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.
- Helen Keller
Risk

Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first.
- Frederick B. Wilcox
Science

Science is simply common sense at its best that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
- Thomas Henry Huxley
Sports

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

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for 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

Education is the mother of leadership.
- Wendell L. Willkie
Technology

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.
- Albert Einstein
Time

Know how to live the time that is given you.
- Dario Fo
Travel

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
- Saint Augustine
Trust

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

Dissatisfaction and discouragement are not caused by the absence of things but the absence of vision.
- Anonymous
War

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

All wealth is the product of labor.
- John Locke
Wisdom

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers
Women

We must remember that unless and until women are given their rightful place, no society or country can progress.
- IK Gujral
Words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Work

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
World

We've taken the world apart but we have no idea what to do with the pieces.
- Chuck Palahniuk
Writing

You may be able to take a break from writing, but you won't be able to take a break from being a writer.
- Stephen Leigh
Youth

Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.
- J. K. Rowling