Ability Quotes

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

Harry F. Banks

As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.

James A. Froude

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Confucius

It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

Elbert Hubbard

Ability is a poor man's wealth.

John Wooden

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.

Baltasar Gracian

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.

Abraham Maslow

Instinct is untaught ability

Alexander Bain

Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.

Thor-Heyerdahl

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

Rosalynn Carter

Love's not an emotion. It's a state of being, an ability.

Vanna Bonta

Enduring setbacks while maintaining the ability to show others the way to go forward is a true test of leadership.

Nitin Nohria

The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to the good leadership of others.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our vision.

Unknown

People with no morals often considered themselves more free, but mostly they lacked the ability to feel hate or love.

Charles Bukowski

We are always anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

In science if you know what you are doing you should not be doing it. In engineering if you do not know what you are doing you should not be doing it. Of course, you seldom, if ever, see the pure state.

Richard Wesley Hamming

It's really not hard to keep your dignity and sign to a major label...Most people don't have any dignity in the first place.

Kurt Donald Cobain

Political scientists don't work at bankswhich is a problem. As political issues become more important for the markets, analysts at banks are asked all sorts of questions they don't have the ability to answer. And if you're getting paid to answer questionsas analysts at banks areyou never want to be in the position of saying you don't know.

Ian Bremmer

One can be a true believer in anything: psychic ability, Christianity or, as Bertrand Russell classically suggested (with irony), in the fact there is a teapot orbiting the earth. I could believe any of those things with total conviction. But my conviction doesn't make them true. Indeed, it is something of an insult to the very truth I might hold dear to say that something is true just because I believe it is.

Derren Victor Brown

The weakest living creature, by concentrating his powers on a single object, can accomplish something. The strongest, by dispensing his over many, may fail to accomplish anything. The drop, by continually falling, bores its passage through the hardest rock. The hasty torrent rushes over it with hideous uproar, and leaves no trace behind.

Thomas Carlyle

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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