Ability Quotes

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

Marcus T. Cicero

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.

Marquis De Vauvenargues

To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture

John Abbott

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.

Henry David Thoreau

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.

Barbara Johnson

Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George E. Allen

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.

Charles Schwab

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.

Charles M. Schulz

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

Robert Frost

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.

Walter Bagehot

It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown

Anatole France

It is the ability to take a joke, not make one, that proves you have a sense of humor.

Max Eastman

I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad: that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength; our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America

Lyndon Baines Johnson

Happiness can be defined, in part at least, as the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice what we want now for what we want eventually

Stephen R. Covey

Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.

Unknown

Leadership has been defined as the ability to hide your panic from others

Unknown

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.

Mahatma Gandhi
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