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    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.

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The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the read more

The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Ability Quotes,
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There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one's ability.

There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one's ability.

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The dwarf sees farther than the giant, when he has the giant's
shoulders to mount on.

The dwarf sees farther than the giant, when he has the giant's
shoulders to mount on.

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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.

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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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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,
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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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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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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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