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You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

by Rosalynn Carter Found in: Ability Quotes,
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To the very last, he [Napolean] had a kind of idea, that, namely,
of "la carriere ouverte aux talents"--the read more

To the very last, he [Napolean] had a kind of idea, that, namely,
of "la carriere ouverte aux talents"--the tools to him that can
handle them.

by John Gibson Lockhart 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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Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can read more

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.

by Arthur Schopenhauer Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.

Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.

by Sam Rayburn Found in: Ability Quotes,
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We rate ability in men by what they finish, not by what they attempt

We rate ability in men by what they finish, not by what they attempt

by Donald Kircher Found in: Ability Quotes,
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The world is like a board with holes in it, and the square men
have got into the round read more

The world is like a board with holes in it, and the square men
have got into the round holes, and the round into the square.

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We shall generally find that the triangular person has got into
the square hole, the oblong into the triangular, read more

We shall generally find that the triangular person has got into
the square hole, the oblong into the triangular, and a square
person has squeezed himself into the round hole.

by Sydney Smith Found in: Ability Quotes,
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The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

by Edward Gibbon Found in: Ability Quotes,
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