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    Men who undertake considerable things, even in a regular way,
    ought to give us ground to presume ability.

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Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
[Ger., Die Menschen gehen wie Schiesskugeln weiter, wenn sie
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Men, like bullets, go farthest when they are smoothest.
[Ger., Die Menschen gehen wie Schiesskugeln weiter, wenn sie
abgeglattet sind.]

by Jean Paul Richter Found in: Ability Quotes,
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God does not ask about our ability, but our availability.

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

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

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

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Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.

by Josh Billings Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and none read more

Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose sphere is the largest.

by Gail Hamilton Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.

Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Ability Quotes,
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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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He could raise scruples dark and nice,
And after solve 'em in a trice;
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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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