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    Every person is responsible for all the good with the scope of
    his abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose sphere is
    the largest.
    - Gail Hamilton (pseudonym of Mary Abigail Dodge),

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Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Ability Quotes,
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There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one's ability.

There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one's ability.

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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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The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the read more

The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains

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Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

by Theodore Roosevelt 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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Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.

Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.

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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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The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you read more

The abilities of man must fall short on one side or the other, like too scanty a blanket when you are abed. If you pull it upon your shoulders, your feet are left bare; if you thrust it down to your feet, your shoulders are uncovered.

by Sir William Temple Found in: Ability Quotes,
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