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Ability

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Abundance

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

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
- Orison Swett Marden
Action

The action required to sustain human life is primarily intellectual: everything man needs has to be discovered by his mind and produced by his effort
- Rand
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

Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars.
- Violeta Parra
Advice

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

Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things
- Albert Einstein
Anger

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
- George Eliot
Animals

Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
- Anatole France
Appreciation

Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire
Art

A picture is worth a thousand words.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Attitude

We awaken in others the same attitude of mind we hold toward them
- Elbert Hubbard
Beauty

The beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit.
- Thomas Hardy
Beginning

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao-Tzu
Belief

This is how humans are: we question all our beliefs, except for the ones we really believe, and those we never think to question.
- Orson Scott Card
Bible

Never place a period where God has placed a comma. God is still speaking.
- Gracie Allen
Birthday

Here's to celebrating you!
- Anonymous
Boldness

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller
Books

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

Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently
- Henry Ford
Calmness

Don't worry about anything. Worrying never solved anything. All it does is distort your mind.
- Milton Garland
Celebration

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.
- Oprah Winfrey
Challenge

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

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
- Norman Vincent Peale
Character

It requires less character to discover the faults of others, than to tolerate them.
- J. Petit Senn
Courage

True strength is keeping everything together when everyone expects you to fall apart.
- Anonymous
Dance

Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another
- Anonymous
Death

Death ends a life, not a relationship
- Robert Benchley
Dreams

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

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence
- Robert Frost
Effort

Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can
- Lowell Thomas
Emotion

Emotions have taught mankind to reason
- Marquis De
Enthusiasm

For every sale you miss because you're too enthusiastic, you will miss a hundred because you're not enthusiastic enough
- Zig Ziglar
Entrepreneurship

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are asking, What's in it for me?
- Brian Tracy
Environment

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.
- Ansel Adams
Equality

We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep.
- Olive Schreiner
Experience

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
- Abigail Van Buren
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

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
- William Allen White
Finance

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

Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart.
- Gene Tunney
Food

To a man with an empty stomach, food is god.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.
- Hannah More
Friendship

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
- Albert Camus
Funny

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg
Hardwork

There is no substitute for hard work
- Thomas Edison
Health

Health is not valued till sickness comes
- Thomas Fuller
History

History is a novel for which the people is the author.
- Alfred de Vigny
Humour

A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
Idea

Ideas can no more flow backward than can a river.
- Victor Hugo
Ignorance

Ignorance is not bliss; ignorance is impotence; it is fear; it is cruelty; it is all the things that make for unhappiness
- Ingrid Holtby
Imagination

Live out of your imagination, not your history.
- Stephen Covey
Inspiration

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
- Pope Paul VI
Intelligence

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

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
- Bernard Baruch
Life

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
- Arthur Miller
Love

Where there is great love there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather
Luck

A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck
- James A. Garfield
Marriage

There is no such cozy combination as man and wife.
- Menander
Mathematics

Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.
- Albert Einstein
Media

Marketing is no longer about the stuff that you make, but about the stories you tell.
- Seth Godin
Memory

Fond memory brings the light of other days around me
- Thomas More
Men

Men are only as great as they are kind
- Elbert Hubbard
Mind

The mind is the most capricious of insects - flitting, fluttering.
- Virginia Woolf
Money

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

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
- Alexander Pope
Movies

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich
Music

But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.
- Bryan Ferry
Mystery

Mystery is another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain
- Tryon Edwards
Nature

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
- Samuel Butler
Opportunity

When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through
- Jesse Jackson
Pain

The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Parents

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

Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last
- Samuel Johnson
Patriotism

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis
Peace

The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.
- Tony Snow
Pet

There is no faith which has never yet been broken except that of a truly faithful dog
- Konrad Lorenz
Photography

I photograph to find out what something will look like photographed
- Garry Winogrand
Poetry

I write poetry in order to live more fully.
- Judith Rodriguez
Proverb

Discretion is the better part of valor
- Anonymous
Questions

The one who asks questions doesn't lose his way
- Anonymous
Religion

I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
- Albert Camus
Risk

If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
- Julia Sorel
Science

Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
- Jules Henri Poincare
Sports

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.
- Gordie Howe
Success

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
Talent

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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... 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

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.
- Henry Miller
Trust

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

You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
- Mark Twain
War

After a long, hopeless war, people will settle for peace, at almost any price.
- Salman Rushdie
Wealth

It is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but the love of money for its own sake.
- Margaret Thatcher
Wisdom

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- John Muir
Women

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.
- Brigham Young
Words

When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
- Arabian Proverb
Work

The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
World

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank
Writing

Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.
- Jules Renard
Youth

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore