Ability Quotes

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit

Aristippus

If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.

Bill Gates

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

John Wooden

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

Robert Half

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

John G. Pollard

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau

It is not my ability, but my response to God’s ability, that counts.

Corrie Ten Boom

Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.

Thomas J. Watson, Sr.

The difference between one man and another is not mere ability - it is energy

Thomas Arnold

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

Lou Holtz

A man of ability and the desire to accomplish something can do anything.

Donald Kircher

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.

E. James 'Jim' Rohn

Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.

Karl Marx

Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.

Henry Ford
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