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Ability

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

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

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.
- Mao Tse-Tung
Action

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
- Eisenhower
Adventure

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
- Helen Keller
Adversity

Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.
- Garth Brooks
Advice

Old men are fond of giving good advice, to console themselves for being no longer in a position to give bad examples.
- Francois La Rochefoucauld
Age

Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Ambition

If you have a great ambition, take as big a step as possible in the direction of fulfilling it. The step may only be a tiny one, but trust that it may be the largest one possible for now.
- Mildred McAfee
Anger

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
- Buddha
Animals

Shall we, because we walk on our hind feet, assume to ourselves only the privilege of imperishability?
- George Eliot
Appreciation

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it
- William Arthur Ward
Art

A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
- Michelangelo
Attitude

Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
- Ralph Marston
Beauty

Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness
- Henry David Thoreau
Beginning

The past is but the past of a beginning
- H. G. Wells
Belief

For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible
- Stuart Chase
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

A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.
- Voltaire
Books

A blessed companion is a book, - a book that, fitly chosen, is a lifelong friend,... a book that, at a touch, pours its heart into our own.
- Douglas Jerrold
Business

Live together like brothers and do business like strangers
- Arabian Proverb
Calmness

Calmness is the cradle of power.
- Josiah Gilbert Holland
Celebration

There's a lot happening in many of us. I think you have to celebrate every part. It's what you are. You have to try to find all of those secret names
- Cassandra Wilson
Challenge

To succeed... you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett
Change

Progress is a nice word. But change is its motivator and change has its enemies.
- Robert F. Kennedy
Character

Character is, for the most part,simply habit become fixed.
- C. H. Parkhurst
Courage

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln
Dance

There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them
- Vicki Baum
Death

Death is for many of us the gate of hell; but we are inside on the way out, not outside on the way in
- George Bernard Shaw
Dreams

In the dream life you don't deliberately set out to dream about a house night after night; the dream itself insists you look at whatever is trying to come into visibility.
- Jane Hirshfield
Education

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school
- Albert Einstein
Effort

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

Emotional truths can sometimes be conveyed more effectively, more compellingly, through fiction
- Diana Ossana
Enthusiasm

Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic
- Dale Carnegie
Entrepreneurship

You can't ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new.
- Steve Jobs
Environment

It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt.
- E. O. Wilson
Equality

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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 is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
- Saint Augustine
Fate

Whatever limits us we call fate
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear

Fear is the enemy of logic.
- Frank Sinatra
Finance

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

Breathing correctly is the key to better fitness, muscle strength, stamina and athletic endurance
- Dr. Michael Yessis
Food

Food should be fun.
- Thomas Keller
Forgiveness

How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
- Publilius Syrus
Friendship

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

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.
- W. C. Fields
Hardwork

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don?t turn up at all
- Sam Ewing
Health

Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have
- Winston Churchill
History

History is past politics, and politics present history.
- John Robert Seeley
Humour

No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humour.
- E. M. Forster
Idea

Almost all new ideas have a certain aspect of foolishness when they are first produced
- Alfred North Whitehead
Ignorance

Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge
- Alfred North Whitehead
Imagination

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
- Dr. Seuss
Inspiration

Love and desire are the spirit's wings to great deeds.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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

I look for what needs to be done. After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller
Life

A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
- James Allen
Love

Love is like a rumor, Everyone talks about it, But no one truly knows.
- Anonymous
Luck

I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson
Marriage

It is not uncommon for slight acquaintances to get married, but a couple really have to know each other to get divorced
- Anonymous
Mathematics

Mathematics is the art of giving the same name to different things.
- Henri Poincare
Media

Social marketing eliminates the middlemen, providing brands the unique opportunity to have a direct relationship with their customers.
- Bryan Weiner
Memory

The past is never there when you try to go back. It exists, but only in memory. To pretend otherwise is to invite a mess
- Chris Cobbs
Men

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him
- David Brinkley
Mind

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
- Sigmund Freud
Money

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler
Motivation

To change the world I have to change myself, break away from my conditioning.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
Movies

Movies are a complicated collision of literature, theatre, music and all the visual arts.
- Yahoo Serious
Music

Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
- Herbie Hancock
Mystery

It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage and beautiful country lies in between.
- Diane Ackerman
Nature

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
- Joseph Conrad
Opportunity

Opportunity? often it comes in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
- Napoleon Hill
Pain

The pain is sometimes preferable to the treatment
- Indian Proverb
Parents

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

Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind
- Bertrand Russell
Patriotism

Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
- Guy de Maupassant
Peace

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza
Pet

Cats don't like change without their consent.
- Roger Caras
Photography

I'm very open to any visual conceits and any possibilities at my disposal to be better explain to people the ideas I'm exploring.
- Tim Hetherington
Poetry

Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen.
- Fleur Adcock
Proverb

A man is as old as he feels
- Anonymous
Questions

Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
- Dr. Seuss
Religion

God made everything out of nothing, but the nothingness shows through.
- Paul Valery
Risk

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

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

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.
- Herbert Hoover
Success

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.
- Tennessee Williams
Talent

Our talents are the gift that God gives to us... What we make of our talents is our gift back to God
- Leo Buscaglia
Teacher

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
- Albert Einstein
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

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
- George Augustus Moore
Trust

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Vision

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done.
- Ralph Lauren
War

All delays are dangerous in war.
- John Dryden
Wealth

If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free. If our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed.
- Edmund Burke
Wisdom

A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Women

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
- Indira Gandhi
Words

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

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

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
Writing

Every word written is a victory against death.
- Michel Butor
Youth

Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
- Herbert Hoover