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Ability is of little account without opportunity.

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

by Napoleon Bonaparte Found in: Ability Quotes,
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They are able because they think they are able.
[Lat., Possunt quia posse videntur.]

They are able because they think they are able.
[Lat., Possunt quia posse videntur.]

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

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

by Karl Marx Found in: Ability Quotes,
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There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

by Robert Half Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Behind every able man, there are always other able men.

Behind every able man, there are always other able men.

by Chinese Proverbs Found in: Ability Quotes,
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A Traveller at Sparta, standing long upon one leg, said to a
Lacedaemonian, "I do not believe you can read more

A Traveller at Sparta, standing long upon one leg, said to a
Lacedaemonian, "I do not believe you can do as much." "True,"
said he. "but every goose can."

by Plutarch Found in: Ability Quotes,
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To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
[Fr., C'est une grande habilete que de savoir cacher read more

To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
[Fr., C'est une grande habilete que de savoir cacher son
habilete.]

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Life has been compared to a race, but the allusion improves by observing, that the most swift are usually the read more

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.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Ability Quotes,
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I shut my eyes in order to see.

I shut my eyes in order to see.

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