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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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I shut my eyes in order to see.

I shut my eyes in order to see.

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Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.

Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.

by Napoleon Bonaparte 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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The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without read more

The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.

by Thomas A. Edison Found in: Ability Quotes,
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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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The single most powerful tool for winning a negotiation is the ability to get up and walk away from the read more

The single most powerful tool for winning a negotiation is the ability to get up and walk away from the table without a deal

by Anthony Robbins Found in: Ability Quotes,
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From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned.

by Edward Hand Found in: Ability Quotes,
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The carpenter is not the best who makes more chips than all the rest.

The carpenter is not the best who makes more chips than all the rest.

by Arthur Guiterman Found in: Ability Quotes,
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We shall generally find that the triangular person has got into
the square hole, the oblong into the triangular, read more

We shall generally find that the triangular person has got into
the square hole, the oblong into the triangular, and a square
person has squeezed himself into the round hole.

by Sydney Smith Found in: Ability Quotes,
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