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

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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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Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck, that of the people.

Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck, that of the people.

by La Rochefoucauld Found in: Ability Quotes,
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You are a devil at everything, and there is no kind of thing in
the 'versal world but what read more

You are a devil at everything, and there is no kind of thing in
the 'versal world but what you can turn your hand into.

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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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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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Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

by John Wooden Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Every person is responsible for all the good with the scope of
his abilities, and for no more, and read more

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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For as our modern wits behold,
Mounted a pick-back on the old,
Much farther off, much further read more

For as our modern wits behold,
Mounted a pick-back on the old,
Much farther off, much further he,
Rais'd on his aged Beast, could see.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Ability Quotes,
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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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