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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

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

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
- Bruce Lee
Adventure

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

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
- Edwin Markham
Advice

It is more easy to be wise for others than for ourselves.
- Francois La Rochefoucauld
Age

Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
- Leroy Satchel Paige
Ambition

I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom
- Thomas Carlyle
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

God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
- Jacques Deval
Appreciation

When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have
- Stephen Hawking
Art

Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Attitude

The only disability in life is a bad attitude
- Scott Hamilton
Beauty

Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old
- Franz Kafka
Beginning

Every day is a fresh beginning, Every morn is the world made new
- Sarah Chauncey
Belief

I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day
- James Joyce
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

May the best of your past be the worst of your future.
- 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 good book is always on tap; it may be decanted and drunk a hundred times, and it is still there for further imbibement.
- Holbrook Jackson
Business

Capital isn't that important in business. Experience isn't that important. You can get both of these things. What is important is ideas
- Harvey S. Firestone
Calmness

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness.
- Henry David Thoreau
Celebration

Life is a celebration because it is an adventure
- Anonymous
Challenge

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out, that's when I've really learned
- Carol Burnett
Change

We change, whether we like it or not
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Character

Character is not made in a crisis it is only exhibited
- Robert Freeman
Courage

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
- Henry David Thoreau
Dance

I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
Death

I look at life as a gift of God. Now that he wants it back I have no right to complain.
- Joyce Cary
Dreams

Dreams last as long as you let them ... both good and bad.
- Michael Marshall
Education

Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education; because that would mean we had stopped growing.
- Julia H. Gulliver
Effort

Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working
- Anonymous
Emotion

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller
Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm...the sustaining power of all great action
- Samuel Smiles
Entrepreneurship

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
- Mark Twain
Environment

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defence of our resources is just as important as defence abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
- Robert Redford
Equality

Equality of opportunity is freedom, but equality of outcome is repression
- Dick Feagler
Experience

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
- Clarence Day
Faith

Faith is not contrary to reason.
- Sherwood Eddy
Fate

He alone is great Who by a life heroic conquers fate.
- Sarah Knowles Bolton
Fear

If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all thinking, damages his personality and makes him a landlord to a ghost.
- Lloyd Douglas
Finance

A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
- Suze Orman
Fitness

Happiness lies first of all in health.
- George William Curtis
Food

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
- James Beard
Forgiveness

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

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

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
- Cathy Guisewite
Hardwork

Hard work doesn't guarantee success, but improves its chances
- B.J Gupta
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

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.
- Pearl Buck
Humour

According as the man is, so must you humour him.
- Jean Racine
Idea

Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible
- Pearl Bailey
Ignorance

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance
- Socrates
Imagination

Trust that little voice in your head that says 'Wouldn't it be interesting if...'; And then do it.
- Duane Michals
Inspiration

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
- Jim Rohn
Intelligence

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

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.
- E. Joseph Cossman
Life

I love life because what more is there.
- Anthony Hopkins
Love

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
- Mother Teresa
Luck

Luck marches with those who give their very best
- Jackson Brown
Marriage

If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love
- Michel de Montaigne
Mathematics

Mathematics may be defined as the economy of counting. There is no problem in the whole of mathematics which cannot be solved by direct counting.
- Ernst Mach
Media

Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.
- Marshall Mcluhan
Memory

Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.
- Anonymous
Men

Alas! it is not the child but the boy that generally survives in the man.
- Arthur Helps
Mind

Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible
- Mahatma Gandhi
Money

Anybody who thinks money will make you happy, hasn't got money.
- David Geffen
Motivation

The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
- Lao Tsu
Movies

Movies are an art form that is very available to the masses.
- Richard King
Music

Any good music must be an innovation.
- Les Baxter
Mystery

Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain.
- Carl Gustav Jung
Nature

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anais Nin
Opportunity

Opportunities? They are all around us?there is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.
- Orison Swett Marden
Pain

There are few pains so grievous as to have seen, divined, or experienced how an exceptional man has missed his way and deteriorated
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Parents

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

Great dancers aren't great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion
- Anonymous
Patriotism

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

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Pet

The dog who meets with a good master is the happier of the two
- Maeterlinck
Photography

A good photograph is knowing where to stand
- Ansel Adams
Poetry

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
- Rita Dove
Proverb

Barking dogs seldom bite
- Anonymous
Questions

In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
- Oscar Wilde
Religion

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

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous
Science

Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
- John Dewey
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 dependent on effort.
- Sophocles
Talent

Every artist was first an amateur.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Teacher

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
- John Lubbock
Technology

Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except over technology.
- John Tudor
Time

Lost time is never found again.
- Benjamin Franklin
Travel

There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Trust

For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth.
- Bo Bennett
Vision

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

If civilization has an opposite, it is war. Of these two things, you have either one, or the other. Not both.
- Ursula K. Le Guin
Wealth

Wealth is the slave of a wise man. The master of a fool.
- Seneca
Wisdom

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau
Women

In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
- Margaret Thatcher
Words

The most precious things in speech are the pauses.
- Sir Ralph Richardson
Work

All things are difficult before they are easy.
- Thomas Fuller
World

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain
Writing

Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
- E. L. Doctorow
Youth

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore