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    There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

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We rate ability in men by what they finish, not by what they attempt

We rate ability in men by what they finish, not by what they attempt

by Donald Kircher Found in: Ability Quotes,
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Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Ability Quotes,
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As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.

As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities.

by James Anthony Froude Found in: Ability Quotes,
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The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.

The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.

by Orison Swett Marden Found in: Ability Quotes,
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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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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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Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

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One thing, however, I must premise, that without the assistance
of natural capacity, rules and precepts are of no read more

One thing, however, I must premise, that without the assistance
of natural capacity, rules and precepts are of no efficacy.
[Lat., Illud tamen in primis testandum est, nihil praecepta atque
artes valere nisi adjuvante natura.]

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Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

Anything you're good at contributes to happiness.

by Bertrand Russell Found in: Ability Quotes,
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