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Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
Ambrose Bierce
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
Confucius
All human evil comes from a single cause, man's inability to sit still in a room
Blaise Pascal
By 1948, the Italians had begun to pull themselves together, demonstrating once more their astonishing ability to cope with disaster which is so perfectly balanced by their absolute inability to deal with success
Gore Vidal
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
Robert Frost
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Samuel Johnson
From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need
Karl Marx
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
He is his own best friend, and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude
Aristotle
Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is the only American principle.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I shut my eyes in order to see.
Paul Gauguin
If I had more skill in what I'm attempting, I wouldn't need so much courage
Ashleigh Brilliant
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
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.
Henry Ford
It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
Rene Descartes
It takes nearly as much ability to know how to profit by good advice as to know how to act for one's self.
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
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.
John Ruskin
Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity.
Only those who have to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily
Friedrich von Schiller
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