Quotes containing word "ability"

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Definitions and meanings of word "ability"

• Noun: the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment

• Noun: possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done; example: "danger heightened his powers of discrimination"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "ability"

F. Scott Fitzgerald
3 quotes about ability
American Writer, Author
Thursday 24 September 1896 - Saturday 21 December 1940
Winston Churchill
3 quotes about ability
English Statesman, Leader, Politician
Monday 30 November 1874 - Sunday 24 January 1965
Robert Sternberg
2 quotes about ability
American Psychologist, Educator
Born Thursday 8 December 1949
Bill Toomey
4 quotes about ability
American Athlete
Born Tuesday 10 January 1939
Bryant H. McGill
3 quotes about ability
American Poet, Author, Editor
Born Friday 7 November 1969
Confucius
3 quotes about ability
Chinese Philosopher, Politician, Editor
551 B.C. - 479 B.C.
George Allen, Sr.
3 quotes about ability
American Coach
Monday 29 April 1918 - Monday 31 December 1990
LeBron James
4 quotes about ability
American Athlete
Born Sunday 30 December 1984
Henry Ford
3 quotes about ability
American Businessman
Thursday 30 July 1863 - Monday 7 April 1947
Franz Kafka
2 quotes about ability
Austrian Writer, Novelist, Critic, Author
Tuesday 3 July 1883 - Tuesday 3 June 1924
Robert Half
one quote about ability
American Businessman
Born 1918
Lou Holtz
one quote about ability
American Author, Coach, Speaker
Born Wednesday 6 January 1937

The three parts of the theory are analytical ability, the ability to analyze things to judge, to criticize. Creative, the ability to create, to invent and discover and practical, the ability to apply and use what you know.

Robert Sternberg

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

Robert Half

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It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

Lou Holtz

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Get that right, then- if you get the quality right, then the marketability or whatever; your ability to sell videos or your ability to earn money or whatever, will follow naturally. But try to be creatively lead rather than market lead. And that's important to me.

Rowan Atkinson

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Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.

Winston Churchill

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The ability to play the clarinet is the ability to overcome the imperfections of the instrument. There's no such thing as a perfect clarinet, never was and never will be.

Jack Brymer

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The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.

Confucius

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What did Citibank get out of it? It got the ability to reverse the arbitrage. Actually, what they got was the ability to give themselves a profit, and that saved the bank.

Bill Janklow

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Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.

Whitney M. Young

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Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

Marcus Aurelius

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I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe.

Philip Warren Anderson

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Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well. We cheat ourselves and the world if we don't use that ability as best we can.

George Allen, Sr.

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Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Franz Kafka

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A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen.

Winston Churchill

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They have the ability to take a person's freedom from them. On certain situations, they have the ability to take a person's reputation. And under certain circumstances, they have the authority to take a person's life.

Daryl Gates

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Well, if storytelling is important, then your narrative ability, or your ability to put into words or use what someone else has put into words effectively, is important too.

Howard Gardner

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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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An athlete must have ability to reach the top, but many who have ability and who do not live clean lives never have and never will be champions for obvious reasons.

Major Taylor

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