Maxioms Pet

X
Share to:

You May Also Like   /   View all maxioms

  ( comments )
  13  /  23  

The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.
[Fr., Les merchants sont toujours surpris de trouver read more

The wicked are always surprised to find ability in the good.
[Fr., Les merchants sont toujours surpris de trouver de
l'habilete dans les bons.]

  ( comments )
  8  /  18  

People are always ready to admit a man's ability after he gets there.

People are always ready to admit a man's ability after he gets there.

by Bob Edwards Found in: Ability Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  20  /  30  

Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Ability Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  12  /  24  

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,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  23  /  29  

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, read more

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

by Horace Walpole Found in: Ability Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  10  /  14  

Behind every able man, there are always other able men.

Behind every able man, there are always other able men.

by Chinese Proverbs Found in: Ability Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  13  /  8  

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.

  ( comments )
  17  /  22  

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),

by Found in: Ability Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  7  /  11  

Life has been compared to a race, but the allusion improves by observing, that the most swift are usually the read more

Life has been compared to a race, but the allusion improves by observing, that the most swift are usually the least manageable and the most likely to stray from the course. Great abilities have always been less serviceable to the possessors than moderate ones.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Ability Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet