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Ability

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
- Zig Ziglar
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

Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and choice, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
- Aristotle
Adventure

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves - in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide quotes
Adversity

Much of your pain is self-chosen.
- Kahlil Gibran
Advice

To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Age

Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
- Samuel Ullman
Ambition

Ambition is the last refuge of failure
- Oscar Wilde
Anger

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

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

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

Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Attitude

Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene
- Arthur Christopher
Beauty

It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart
- Anonymous
Beginning

There is an old saying 'well begun is half done'--'tis a bad one. I would use instead--Not begun at all 'til half done.
- Jonh Keats
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

We do not read the Bible the way it is; we read it the way we are.
- Evelyn Uyemura
Birthday

Hope your birthday blossoms into lots of dreams come true!
- Anonymous
Boldness

Courage is the greatest of all the virtues. Because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
- Samuel Johnson
Books

The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most
- Theodore Parker
Business

The success combination in business is: Do what you do better... and: do more of what you do?
- David Joseph Schwartz
Calmness

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
- Mark Victor Hansen
Celebration

Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
- M. Scott Peck
Challenge

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist
- Gail Sheehy
Change

There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction
- Winston Churchill
Character

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Courage

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Dance

Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.
- Ted Shawn
Death

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

A dream is a microscope through which we look at the hidden occurrences in our soul
- Erich Fromm
Education

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
- Aristotle
Effort

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top.
- Bennett
Emotion

But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love - why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there
- Anonyomus
Enthusiasm

You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm
- Sidonie Gabrielle
Entrepreneurship

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
- Jim Rohn
Environment

To care for the natural world is the most effective insurance policy we can have
- Anonymous
Equality

I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
- Barack Obama
Experience

All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Faith

A man of courage is also full of faith.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Fate

There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
- John Lennon
Fear

Fear makes us feel our humanity.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Finance

He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
- Edgar R. Fiedler
Fitness

People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem.
- Chris Adams
Food

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

It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.
- Lana Turner
Friendship

A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.
- Bil Keane
Funny

Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?
- Phyllis Diller
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

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

A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
Idea

The value of an idea lies in the using of it
- Thomas Alva Edison
Ignorance

Prejudice is the child of ignorance
- William Hazlitt
Imagination

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

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
- Phillips Brooks
Intelligence

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
- Lewis Carroll
Leadership

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
- Peter Drucker
Life

I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
- E. B. White
Love

Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope.
- Josh Billings
Luck

Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Marriage

It is sometimes essential for a husband and a wife to quarrel - they get to know each other better.
- Goethe
Mathematics

Go down deep enough into anything and you will find mathematics.
- Dean Schlicter
Media

You can't tiptoe into social media. You have to jump into the pool. People have a natural fear of it. But the scary part is not being there. Your customer is already there
- Dave Saunders
Memory

Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose
- Kevin Arnold
Men

A man can't make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree
- Helen Keller
Mind

A mediocre mind thinks it writes divinely; a good mind thinks it writes reasonably
- Jean de la Bruyere
Money

Everyone needs a certain amount of money. Beyond that, we pursue money because we know how to obtain it. We don't necessarily know how to obtain happiness.
- Gregg Easterbrook
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 we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich
Music

Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
- Thomas Fuller
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

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.
- William Wordsworth
Opportunity

Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.
- Brian Tracy
Pain

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional
- Anonymous
Parents

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

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters
- Aesop
Patriotism

I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell
Peace

Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
- Swami Sivananda
Pet

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later
- Mary Bly
Photography

When people ask me what equipment I use I tell them my eyes.
- Anonymous
Poetry

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

Empty vessels make the most noise
- Anonymous
Questions

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon
Religion

Human beings must be known to be loved; but Divine beings must be loved to be known.
- Blaise Pascal
Risk

I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I'm not afraid of falling into my inkpot.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science

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

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore," shoot six, and write down five.
- Paul Harvey
Success

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer
Talent

Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Teacher

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

Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
- Max Frisch
Time

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
- Giordano Bruno
Travel

In books I have traveled, not only to other worlds, but into my own.
- Anna Quindlen
Trust

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
- Corrie Ten Boom
Vision

Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your Vision is the promise of what you shall one day be. Your Ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
- James Allen
War

Wars do not end wars any more than an extraordinarily large conflagration does away with the fire hazard.
- Henry Ford
Wealth

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford
Wisdom

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
- Herb Caen
Women

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
- Oscar Wilde
Words

Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one.
- Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Work

Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi
World

The earth laughs in flowers.
- E E Cummings
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

Youthfulness is about how you live not when you were born.
- Karl Lagerfeld