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    Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

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From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

by Edward Hand Found in: Ability Quotes,
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As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.

As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.

by James Anthony Froude Found in: Ability Quotes,
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He'll find a way.

He'll find a way.

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

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

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The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is read more

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.

by Booker T. Washington Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

by Malcolm S. Forbes Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Pigmies placed on the shoulders of giants see more than the
giants themselves.

Pigmies placed on the shoulders of giants see more than the
giants themselves.

by Didacus Stella Found in: Ability Quotes,
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He could raise scruples dark and nice,
And after solve 'em in a trice;
As if Divinity read more

He could raise scruples dark and nice,
And after solve 'em in a trice;
As if Divinity had catch'd
The itch, on purpose to be scratched.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Ability Quotes,
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The carpenter is not the best who makes more chips than all the rest.

The carpenter is not the best who makes more chips than all the rest.

by Arthur Guiterman Found in: Ability Quotes,
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