Quotes: ability

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

  • David M. Burns
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    Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.

  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships.

  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

  • Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.

  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.

  • During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.

  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.

  • The ability to manage well doesn't make much difference if you're not even in the right jungle.

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