27 Quotes Regarding Ability


If you can't learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.
Ashleigh Brilliant

The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art.... If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.
John Foster Dulles

People are always ready to admit a man's ability after he gets there.
Bob Edwards

Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If they try to rush me, I always say, I've only got one other speed and it's slower.
Glenn Ford

It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
Henry Ford

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

'Tis skill not strength that governs a ship.
Thomas Fuller

The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
Edward Gibbon

Reason and the ability to use it are two separate skills.
Franz Grillparzer

The carpenter is not the best who makesmore chips than all the rest.
Arthur Guiterman

Skill and confidence are an unconquered ar
George Herbert

A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much.
Homer

Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.
Francis Bacon

When people find a man of the most distinguished abilities as a writer their inferior while he is with them, it must behighly gratifying to them.
Samuel Johnson

The extraordinary ability of a woman to forget is not the same as the talent of a lady not to be able to remember.
Karl Kraus

Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck that of the people.
François La Rochefoucauld

There is great ability in knowing how to conveal one's ability.
François La Rochefoucauld

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.
Karl Marx

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.
John Henry Newman

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