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He could raise scruples dark and nice,
And after solve 'em in a trice;
As if Divinity read more

He could raise scruples dark and nice,
And after solve 'em in a trice;
As if Divinity had catch'd
The itch, on purpose to be scratched.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Ability Quotes,
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A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.

A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.

by William Feather 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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The world is like a board with holes in it, and the square men
have got into the round read more

The world is like a board with holes in it, and the square men
have got into the round holes, and the round into the square.

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The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is read more

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.

by Booker T. Washington Found in: Ability Quotes,
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I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.

I think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.

by Oscar Wilde 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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I shut my eyes in order to see.

I shut my eyes in order to see.

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Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.

Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.

by Sam Rayburn Found in: Ability Quotes,
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