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Ability

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.
- Dalai Lama
Abundance

Life in abundance comes only through great love
- Elbert Hubbard
Achievement

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
- Kinder, Jack
Action

Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
- Tzu
Adventure

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

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

Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least
- Lord Chesterfield
Age

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you were?
- Satchel Paige
Ambition

The very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream
- William Shakespeare
Anger

Two things a man should never be angry at: what he can help, and what he cannot help.
- Plato
Animals

Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat
- Samuel Butler
Appreciation

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others
- Cicero
Art

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
- George Santayana
Attitude

Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.
- Albert Einstein
Beauty

Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty - excusable, perhaps, when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable -should persist after the beauty was gone
- Aristotle
Beginning

Every thing must have a beginning ... and that beginning must be linked to something that went before.
- Mary Shelley
Belief

In the end you regret less the things you believed that weren't true than the things that never came true because you didn't believe.
- Robert Brault
Bible

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

May the best of your past be the worst of your future.
- Anonymous
Boldness

Fortune befriends the bold.
- John Dryden
Books

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested
- Francis Bacon
Business

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
- Henry R. Luce
Calmness

Nothing is so aggravating than calmness
- Oscar Wilde
Celebration

Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living!
- Amanda Bradley
Challenge

We cannot truly face life until we face the fact that it will be taken away from us.
- Billy Graham
Change

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
- Carol Burnett
Character

Nothing of character is really permanent but virtue and personal worth.
- Daniel Webster
Courage

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point
- C.S. Lewis
Dance

There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.
- Edwin Denby
Death

God pours life into death and death into life without a drop being spilled.
- Anonymous
Dreams

For often, when one is asleep, there is something in consciousness which declares that what then presents itself is but a dream
- Aristotle
Education

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity
- Aristotle
Effort

Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there
- Anonymous
Emotion

Emotion turning back on itself, and not leading on to thought or action, is the element of madness.
- John Sterling
Enthusiasm

Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm
- Benjamin Disraeli
Entrepreneurship

Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.
- General George Patton
Environment

Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower
- Hans Christian Anderson
Equality

All men are born equally free.
- Salmon P. Chase
Experience

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

Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.
- Martin Luther
Fate

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
Fear

Fear is the enemy of logic.
- Frank Sinatra
Finance

What is high finance? It's knowing the difference between one and ten, multiplying, subtracting and adding. You just add noughts. It's no more than that.
- Bentley, John
Fitness

Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.
- Earl of Derby
Food

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

There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love.
- Bryant H. McGill
Friendship

A friend to all is a friend to none.
- Aristotle
Funny

Have enough sense to know, ahead of time, when your skills will not extend to wallpapering.
- Marilyn vos Savant
Hardwork

If you want to achieve some really big and interesting goals, you have to learn to fall in love with hard work.
- Steve Pavlina
Health

To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
- Buddha
History

Great men are the inspired texts of that divine Book of Revelations, whereof a chapter is completed from epoch to epoch, and by some named History.
- Thomas Carlyle
Humour

Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does.
- Bill Nye
Idea

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied
- Arnold H. Glasgow
Ignorance

Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge
- Horace Mann
Imagination

The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible.
- Alexander Chase
Inspiration

Mankind is made great or little by its own will.
- Friedrich Schiller
Intelligence

Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
- Victor Hugo
Leadership

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry J. Kaiser
Life

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
- Mark Twain
Love

Love is my religion I could die for that.
- John Keats
Luck

Luck never made a man wise
- Seneca
Marriage

Love is a flower which turns into fruit at marriage.
- Finnish Proverb
Mathematics

Old math teachers never die, they just tend to infinity.
- Anonymous
Media

There are only two forces that can carry light to all the corners of the globe... the sun in the heavens and the Associated Press down here.
- Mark Twain
Memory

Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again
- Willa Sibert Cather
Men

Men feel that women somehow drag them down, and women feel that way about men. It's possible that both are right.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Mind

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

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser
Motivation

Stop believing that you are a mere human. The wisdom and power of the Divine are dormant within you.
- Philip Arnold
Movies

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

If music be the food of love, play on.
- William Shakespeare
Mystery

The final mystery is oneself.
- Oscar Wilde
Nature

For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours.
- Pam Brown
Opportunity

For every problem there is an opportunity.
- Anonymous
Pain

Pain is temporarily, pride is forever
- Anonymous
Parents

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

When you set yourself on fire, people love to come and see you burn.
- John Wesley
Patriotism

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge
Peace

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
- Carlos Santana
Pet

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
- James Herriot
Photography

If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up
- Garry Winogrand
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

Better late than never
- Anonymous
Questions

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

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
- Khalil Gibran
Risk

To eat an egg, you must break the shell.
- Jamaican Proverb
Science

Science is the systematic classification of experience.
- George Henry Lewes
Sports

Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
- Dan Gable
Success

Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
- Sloan Wilson
Talent

Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.
- Pope John Paul II
Teacher

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.
- Ben Sweetland
Technology

Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
- John F. Kennedy
Time

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
- M. Scott Peck
Travel

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.
- G.K. Chesterton
Trust

Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead. Worry gets you no place.
- Roy Acuff
Vision

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.
- C.G. Jung
War

Wars of pen and ink often lead to wars of cannon and bayonets.
- Edward Counsel
Wealth

There's no reason to be the richest man in the cemetery. You can't do any business from there.
- Colonel Harlan Sanders
Wisdom

It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
- William Ralph Inge
Women

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

If you wouldn't write it and sign it, don't say it.
- Earl Wilson
Work

Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.
- Leigh Steinberg
World

The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color.
- Hans Hofmann
Writing

There are many reasons why novelists write ? but they all have one thing in common: a need to create an alternative world.
- John Fowles
Youth

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
- Friedrich Nietzsche