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    When people find a man of the most distinguished abilities as a writer their inferior while he is with them, it must be highly gratifying to them.

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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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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 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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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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'Tis skill not strength that governs a ship.

'Tis skill not strength that governs a ship.

by Thomas Fuller, M.d. Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Ability is of little account without opportunity.

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

by Napoleon Bonaparte Found in: Ability Quotes,
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It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

by Elbert Hubbard Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Pigmies placed on the shoulders of giants see more than the
giants themselves.

Pigmies placed on the shoulders of giants see more than the
giants themselves.

by Didacus Stella Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire.

Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire.

by John Dryden Found in: Ability Quotes,
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