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    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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Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, "Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate read more

Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, "Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.

by Anthony Robbins 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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The wind and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

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

by Edward Gibbon Found in: Ability Quotes,
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You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

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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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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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Is it men or women who work the
most in slaughterhouses?
Is it men or women who are
most involved read more

Is it men or women who work the
most in slaughterhouses?
Is it men or women who are
most involved in domestic battering?
Is it men or women who commit
the most rapes?
Is it men or women who
vote for the most executions?
Is it men or women who promote
war, vote for war, kill in war?
Is it men or women who as
'talk show hosts' allow no talk?
Is it men or women who
are more often pedophiles?
Is it men or women who torture
lab animals more?

by O Anna Niemus Found in: Ability Quotes,
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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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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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