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    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."

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One thing, however, I must premise, that without the assistance
of natural capacity, rules and precepts are of no read more

One thing, however, I must premise, that without the assistance
of natural capacity, rules and precepts are of no efficacy.
[Lat., Illud tamen in primis testandum est, nihil praecepta atque
artes valere nisi adjuvante natura.]

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

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

by Edmund Burke Found in: Ability Quotes,
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If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a read more

If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.

by Theodor Reik Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

by Zig Ziglar Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Ability is a poor man's wealth.

Ability is a poor man's wealth.

by M. Wren Found in: Ability Quotes,
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We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.

by Stevie Wonder Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.

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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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