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Ability Quotes

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

God does not ask about our ability, but our availability.

Author: Source Unknown


All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one...characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers.

Author: Source Unknown


Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.

Author: Marquis De Vauvenargues (1715-1747)

Profession: French Moralist

They are able because they think they are able.

Author: Virgil

Profession: Roman Poet

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.

Author: Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)

Profession: American Black Leader and Educator

Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.

Author: Charlotte Whitton


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

Author: Stevie Wonder (1950)

Profession: American Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Producer

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

Author: John Wooden (1910)

Profession: American Basketball Coach

Ability is a poor man's wealth.

Author: M. Wren


You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

Author: Zig Ziglar

Profession: American Sales Trainer, Author, Motivational Speaker