Capacity Quotes

Whatever the field under discussion, those who engage in debate must not only believe in each other's good faith, but also in their capacity to arrive at the truth.

Wystan Hugh Auden

We strain to renew our capacity for wonder, to shock ourselves into astonishment once again.

Shana Alexander

As creation was the result of eternal and infinite wisdom, justice, goodness, and truth, and effected by infinite power, it is like its great author, mysterious to us. How it could be accomplished, or in what manner performed, can never be comprehended by any capacity. Eternal, whether applied to duration, existence, action, or creation, is incomprehensible to us, but implies no contradiction in either of them; for that which is above comprehension we cannot perceive to be contradictory, nor on the other hand can we perceive its rationality or consistency.

Ethan Allen

Talent is not universal but it is widely spread: Give enough people the capacity to create, and inevitably gems will emerge.

Chris Anderson

The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain.

Jennifer Joanna Aniston

Each and every one of you has the power, the will and the capacity to make a difference in the world in which you live in. You should go through life knowing, "I am somebody."

Harold George Belafonte, Jr.

According to the science of cybernetics, which deals with the topic of control in every kind of system (mechanical, electronic,biological, human, economic, and so on), there is a natural law that governs the capacity of a control system to work. It says that the control must be capable of generating as much "variety" as the situation to be controlled.

Anthony Stafford Beer

In politics continental Europe was infantile horrifying. What America lacked, for all its political stability, was the capacity to enjoy intellectual pleasures as though they were sensual pleasures. This is what Europe offered, or was said to offer.

Saul Bellow

The real tragedy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature

Enoch Arnold Bennett

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Updated On : March 01, 2013
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