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Ability Quotes

Just do what you do best.

Author: Red Auerbach (1917)

Profession: American Basketball Coach

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises. [Speaking Of Winston Churchill]

Author: Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930)

Profession: British Conservative Politician, Prime Minister

Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.

Author: Lucille Ball (1911-1989)

Profession: American Actress, Producer

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains

Author: Ken Carey

Profession:

The king is the man who can.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

What you see, but can't see over is as good as infinite.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, ''I can't.''

Author: Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)

Profession: Scottish Preacher, Author

I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do.

Author: Agatha Christie (1891-1976)

Profession: British Mystery Writer

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

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Ability without honor is useless.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

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

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

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

Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Philosopher