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I will not be concerned at other men not knowing me; I will be concerned at my own want of ability.


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

Karl Marx

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.

La Rouchefouchauld

The problem with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

Walt West

No matter how good you are at something, there's always about a million people better than you.

Homer J. Simpson

Make a true estimate of your own ability, then raise it ten per cent.

Norman Vincent Peale

God does not ask you ability or your inability. He asks only your availability.

Mary Kay Ash

Each of us has capacities. The real trick is knowing the machinery of the boat in which you are crossing the channel.

Joseph Campbell

Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability.

Robert Heinlein

Ability: the art of getting credit for all the home runs that somebody else hits.

Casey Stengel

Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability.

Robert Heinlein

It is our duty to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Laurence J. Peter

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Clear your mind of cant.


If there is a way to do it better... find it.

Thomas Edison

I know how to do anything-- I'm a mom.

Rosanne Barr

Ability is useless unless it's used.

Robert Half

He that has long legs travels fast.

Arab Proverb

Ability has nothing to do with opportunity.

NapolÈon Bonaparte

Ability is a poor man's wealth.

M. Wren

What one cannot, another can.

William Davenant, Phillips' Book of Great Thoughts

No one knows what he can do till he tries.

Publilius Syrus

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We are all more capable than we think we are.

Anne Murray

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.

Stevie Wonder





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

Zig Ziglar

No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.

Andrew Carnegie
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.
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however, if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
My mother said that I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors.
I think most people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good--or there because they're lucky.
Nothing feeds the center of being so much as creative work. The curtain of mechanization has come down between the mind and the hand.
For whatever reason, God has blessed me with the ability, put me in a position to make these leaps and bounds. I'm fulfilling my part of the bargain, which is to give back and be a positive influence on others.

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