Skill Quotes

Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.

Chinese Proverb

All life is based on the fact that anything worth getting is hard to get. There is a price to be paid for anything. Scholarship can only be bought at the price of study, skill of craft or technique can only be bought at the price of practice, and eminence in any sport can only be bought at the price of training and discipline.

William Barclay

Trust is a skill learned over time so that, like a well-trained athlete, one makes the right moves, usually without much reflection.

Robert C. Solomon

Trust is a skill, one that is an aspect of virtually all human practices, cultures, and relationships.

Robert C. Solomon

When we say that trust is an emotional skill, this implies that emotional competence is a necessary part of trust.

Robert C. Solomon

Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains.

Eric Hoffer

A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son.

William Graham Sumner

Making good wine is a skill. Fine wine is an art.

Robert Mondavi

I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory!

Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower

A successful politician must not only be able to read the mood of the public, he must have the skill to get the public on his side. The public is moved by mood more than logic, by instinct more than reason, and that is something that every politician must make use of or guard against.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Skill comes so slow, and life so fast doth fly, We learn so little and forget so much.

Sir John Davies

Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.

John Ruskin

It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.

John Ruskin

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.

Dan Gable

Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.

Tom Stoppard

The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.

Albert Einstein

My other brother, the Lord Lucas, who was heir to my father's estate, and as it were the father to take care of us all, is not less valiant than they were, although his skill in the discipline of war was not so much, not being bred therein.

Margaret Cavendish

Disaster preparedness, whether it's in anticipation of potential weather-related incidents or terrorist incidents requires a skill set that in my mind someone has to be trained for,.

Bennie Thompson

Adversity is a severe instructor, set over us by one who knows us better than we do ourselves, as he loves us better too. He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This conflict with difficulty makes us acquainted with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.

Burke

Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill scoured by a whiff of arrogance

Alistair Cooke

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin

Go for civil engineering, because civil engineering is the branch of engineering which teaches you the most about managing people. Managing people is a skill which is very, very useful and applies almost regardless of what you do.

Sir John Harvey Jones

Commerce is a game of skill which everyone cannot play and few can play well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity

Ellen Key

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