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    A dwarf is small even if he stands on a mountain; a colossus
    keeps his height, even if he stands in a well.
    [Lat., Parvus pumilio, licet in monte constiterit; colossus
    magnitudinem suam servabit, etiam si steterit in puteo.]

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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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The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.

The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.

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Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck, that of the people.

Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck, that of the people.

by La Rochefoucauld 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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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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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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You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.

by Rosalynn Carter Found in: Ability Quotes,
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There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there read more

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.

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