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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

A leader, once convinced a particular course of action is the right one, must have the determination to stick with it and be undaunted when the going gets tough.
- Reagan
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

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Advice

Advice is judged by results, not by intentions
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Age

In my dreams, I never have an age
- Madeleine L'Engle
Ambition

Ambition is the last refuge of failure
- Oscar Wilde
Anger

Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long.
- Robert Brault
Animals

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose F. Kennedy
Appreciation

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
- Albert Schweitzer
Art

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

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
- Winston Churchill
Beauty

Beauty is the gift from God.
- Aristotle
Beginning

Before beginning, prepare carefully
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Belief

Man is what he believes.
- Anton Chekhov
Bible

The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed.
- Thomas Paine
Birthday

Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth.
- Ralph Parlette
Boldness

Boldness is business is the first, second, and third thing.
- H. G. Bohn
Books

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx
Business

There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience
- Chuck Tanner
Calmness

Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
- Christian Larson
Celebration

Life has meaning only in the struggle.Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.So let us celebrate the struggle
- 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

This is your time and it feels normal to you, but really, there is no normal. There's only change and resistance to it and then more change.
- Meryl Streep
Character

Every man, as to character, is the creature of the age in which he lives. Very few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of their times.
- Voltaire
Courage

Courage is a kind of salvation
- Plato
Dance

Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.
- George Bernard Shaw
Death

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in a manner so that when you die the world cries and you rejoice.
- Native American Proverb
Dreams

Dreams are more real than reality itself, they're closer to the self
- Gao Xingjian
Education

The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives
- Robert Maynard Hutchins
Effort

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
- Anonymous
Emotion

Our emotions are only incidents in the effort to keep day and night together.
- T S Eliot
Enthusiasm

Some of the worlds greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
- Anonymous
Entrepreneurship

Don't just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
- Jim Rohn
Environment

If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
- E. O. Wilson
Equality

Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact
- Honore de Balzac
Experience

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

It takes vision and courage to create - it takes faith and courage to prove.
- Owen D. Young
Fate

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that
- Amy Tan
Fear

FEAR is an acronym in the English language for "False Evidence Appearing Real
- Neale Donald Walsch
Finance

Literature was formerly an art and finance a trade; today it is the reverse
- Joseph Roux
Fitness

And I believe that the best buy in public health today must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop
Food

Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates
Forgiveness

To be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost
Friendship

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
- Marcel Proust
Funny

I am not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens.
- Woody Allen
Hardwork

It seems the harder I work, the more luck I have
- Thomas Jefferson
Health

He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything
- Anonymous
History

History is philosophy teaching by examples.
- Thucydides
Humour

As soon as you realize everything's a joke, being the Comedian is the only thing that makes sense.
- Alan Moore
Idea

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea
- Jim Rohn
Ignorance

When ignorance gets started it knows no bounds
- Will Rogers
Imagination

Personally, I would sooner have written Alice in Wonderland than the whole Encyclopedia Britannica.
- Stephen Leacock
Inspiration

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir
Intelligence

Everyone is a genius at least once a year. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
Leadership

Doing is a quantum leap from imagining.
- Barbara Sher
Life

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie
Love

I don't wish to be everything to everyone, but I would like to be something to someone.
- Javan
Luck

Luck is when opportunity knocks and you answer.
- Anonymous
Marriage

A great marriage is not when the 'perfect couple' comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences
- Dave Meurer
Mathematics

Math seems to endow one with something like a new sense.
- Charles Robert Darwin
Media

All of us who professionally use the mass media are the shapers of society. We can vulgerize that society. We can brutalize it. Or we can help lift it onto a higher level.
- William Bernbach
Memory

The happiest memories are of moments that ended when they should have.
- Robert Brault
Men

My theory is that men are no more liberated than women.
- Indira Gandhi
Mind

Purity of mind and idleness are incompatible
- Mahatma Gandhi
Money

A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift
Motivation

You must go after your wish. As soon as you start to pursue a dream, your life wakes up and everything has meaning.
- Barbara Sher
Movies

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

If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler
Mystery

The final mystery is oneself.
- Oscar Wilde
Nature

Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.
- Roger Tory Peterson
Opportunity

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein
Pain

Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
- Lance Armstrong
Parents

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
- Anonymous
Passion

A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
- John Maxwell
Patriotism

The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
- William Shenstone
Peace

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pet

A house is not a home without a pet
- Anonymous
Photography

My life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport.
- Steve McCurry
Poetry

Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life.
- William Hazlitt
Proverb

Discretion is the better part of valor
- Anonymous
Questions

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? .
- Anonymous
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

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

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.
- William Lawrence Bragg
Sports

Bobby Knight told me this: 'There is nothing that a good defense cannot beat a better offense.' In other words a good offense wins.
- Dan Quayle
Success

Action is the foundational key to all success.
- Pablo Picasso
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

He that teaches us anything which we knew not before is undoubtedly to be reverenced as a master.
- Samuel Johnson
Technology

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

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
- John Wanamaker
Travel

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

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

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

History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
- Ronald Reagan
Wealth

So many people spend their health gaining wealth, and then have to spend their wealth to regain their health.
- A. J. Reb Materi
Wisdom

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.
- Katharine Graham
Women

What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.
- Mark Twain
Words

A word is dead when it's been said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
- Emily Dickinson
Work

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.
- Lawrence Welk
World

In a fight between yourself and the world, always side with the world.
- Frank Zappa
Writing

For me, writing is exploration; and most of the time, I'm surprised where the journey takes me.
- Jack Dann
Youth

You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.
- Dave Barry