Accountability breeds response-ability.
The racing driver's mind has to have the ability to have amazing anticipation, coordination, and reflex. Because of the speed the car goes.
Trust and the ability to identify trustworthiness are not the same thing, although trust and trustworthiness are logically linked.
Leadership is mostly a power over imagination, and never more so than in combat. The bravest man alone can only be an armed lunatic. The real strength lies in the ability to get others to do your work.
You are educated when you have the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence.
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand
the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and
work out our differences.
Our ability to achieve success depends on the strength of our wings gained through knowledge and experience. The greater our knowledge
and experience, the higher we can fly.
Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn't have it in the beginning.
It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To lack it is to be locked within oneself, paradoxically incapable of either love or indifference.
The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from the beasts
Sex is more than an act of pleasure, its' the ability to be able to feel so close to a person, so connected, so comfortable that it's almost breathtaking to the point you feel you canÝt take it. And at this moment you're a part of them.
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence.
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
Leadership has been defined as the ability to hide your panic from others