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Ability Quotes

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Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.


Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood. All that spirits desire, spirits attain.


An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.

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Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.


I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.


And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.


If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?


Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Ability Quotes

Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.


Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is its twin brother.

Truth is victorious, never untruth.

Truth is the way; truth is the goal of life,

Reached by sages who are free from self-will.


Mundaka Upanishad 3.1.6


The man who is seeking truth is free of all societies and cultures... There is no path to truth, it must come to you. Truth can come to you only when your mind and heart are simple, clear, and there is love in your heart; not if your heart is filled with the things of the mind.


J Krishnamurti



Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.


Gautama Buddha



Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.


Winston Churchill



All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.


Galileo Galilei

"Theory: A kite can be flown in an absolute vacuum if it can be towed at the speed of light."

Dale Adams



"The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains"

Ken Carey


"You cannot win a game of tug-o-war by merely standing firm."

Dale Adams


"Without a goal, you cannot survive."

Dale Adams


"Others have done it before me. I can, too."

Corporal John Faunce


"To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life."

T.S. Elliot


"Friends will always say 'go for it' even though deep inside they feel really hurt."

michelle santoso


"The trust is in the stars my dear Brutus"

William Shakespear

"Graffiti is a pathetic attempt at anonymous recognition."

Dale Adams


"Your integrity is more precious than your life."

Dale Adams


"Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen."

Bob Marley


"Someday will never come and take you by the hand."

Dale Adams


"Loneliness cannot be shared."

Dale Adams


"I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor."

Henry David Thoreau

Ability Quotes

"People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never."

Ralph Waldo Emerson


"Management: First fix the blame. Then fix the problem."

Dale Adam


"Do not fear lack of knowledge, talent or skill. Seek motivation and the others will come."

Dale Adams


"There is the finest line between data and evidence"

Dale Adams

"A genius can't be forced; nor can you make an ape an alderman."

Thomas Somerville


"Analyzing what you haven't got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career."

Grace Moore


"Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones."

Ralph Waldo Emerson


"He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles."

Henry David Thoreau


"I don't believe in luck. When I am diligent, my luck is generally good. When I am lax, my invariable turns bad."

Dale Adams


"Profanity is the result of a weak mind trying to express itself forcably"

Dale Adams


"Do not be intimidated by a smart person. It is easier to debate a smart person than to argue with an idiot."

Dale Adams


"There are two kinds of totally unacceptable employees -- those who can't do what they're told and those who can't do anything else."

Dale Adams


"The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live."

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Ability Quotes

"If you simply cannot make the right decision, make a decision and then make it right."

Dale Adams

"Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good."

Marquis De Vauvenargues


"The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts."

Booker T. Washington


"The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered."

Sir William Temple


"The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


"To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill."

Charles Caleb Colton

Ability Quotes

"The king is the man who can."

Thomas Carlyle


"The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all."

Desiderius Erasmus


"Ability is sexless."

Christabel Pankhurst


"The question ''Who ought to be boss?'' is like as ''Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?'' Obviously, the man who can sing tenor."

Henry Ford


"The boy was as useless as rubber lips on a woodpecker."

Earl Pitts

"All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one...characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers."



"Life has been compared to a race, but the allusion improves by observing, that the most swift are usually the least manageable and the most likely to stray from the course. Great abilities have always been less serviceable to the possessors than moderate ones."

Oliver Goldsmith


"The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary."

Thomas A. Edison


"'My friends, we live in the greatest nation in the history of the world. I hope you'll join with me as we try to change it.' "

Barack Obama


"Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work."

John G. Pollard


"The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do."

Orison Swett Marden


"Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!"

Henry Ford


"You are the only person on earth who can use your ability."

Zig Ziglar


"Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing."

John Andrew Holmes


"I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability."

Marcus Tullius Cicero


John Acosta


"To know how to hide one's ability is great skill."

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


"A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, leaves before she is left and forgets before she is forgotten."

Marilyn Monroe

Ability Quotes

"As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived."

Oliver Wendell Holmes


"Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability."

Marcus Tullius Cicero


"Life is a marshmallow, easy to chew but hard to swallow"

Alberto Nikas


"The really unhappy person is the one who leaves undone what they can do, and starts doing what they don't understand; no wonder they come to grief."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


"Ability without honor is useless."

Marcus Tullius Cicero


"Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study."

Francis Bacon


"People are so constituted that everybody would rather undertake what they see others do, whether they have an aptitude for it or not."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


"Not many men have both good fortune and good sense."

Titus Livy


"God does not ask about our ability, but our availability."

Ability Quotes


"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."

Arthur Schopenhauer


"Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short."

John Henry Newman


"If you want it to happen, you must make it happen. If you let it happen, you won't like what happened"

Dale Adams


"Aptitude found in the understanding and is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely."

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Ability Quotes

""In the Land of The Blind a One-Eyed man is King""


"Adams first law of survival: Get even first."

Dale Adams


"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced."

Swami Vivekananda

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