Favorite Quotations ~  Ability, 3 Daily Book of Positive Quotations

"He that has long legs travels fast." ~ Arab Proverb

Asheville sunrise, Jan 2013

Aptitude found in the understanding is often inherited. Genius coming from reason and imagination, rarely. ~ Samuel Coleridge

Whenever we do what we can, we immediately can do more. ~ James Freeman Clarke

It is our duty to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist. ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Competence, like truth, beauty, and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder. ~ Laurence J. Peter

Ability has nothing to do with opportunity. ~ Napoléon Bonaparte

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short. ~ John Henry Newman

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. ~ John Wooden

The average person puts only 25% of his energy into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%. ~ Andrew Carnegie

Few people are lacking in capacity, but they fail because they are lacking in application. ~ Calvin Coolidge

The wind and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. ~ Edward Gibbon

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it. ~ Stevie Wonder

Ability is a poor man's wealth. ~ M. Wren

What one cannot, another can. ~ William Davenant, Phillips' Book of Great Thoughts

The king is the man who can. ~ Thomas Carlyle

The abilities in your core are waiting for you to make them real. ~ Chalk Simons

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