Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live.
The ability to relate and to connect, sometimes in odd and yet striking fashion, lies at the very heart of any creative use of the mind, no matter in what field or discipline.
If you have ability in a certain area, why not capitalize on it and improve it and use it?
Ability without honor is useless.
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
Instinct is untaught ability.
Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.
History has become more important than ever because of the to unprecedented ability of the historical sciences to take in man's life on earth as a whole.
Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better… or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.
The character of greatness must be measured in two ways, else the measurement is flawed. First, and by far most popular of all, is by one's ability to succeed in times of trial where others may fail. But of no less importance, and perhaps foundational to any form of greatness, is one's willingness to start over in spite of failure, when success seems farthest away.
Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.
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.
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.
Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to
When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language
To some golfers, the greatest handicap is the ability to add correctly