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  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    By far the most difficult skill I learned as a C.E.O. was the ability to manage my own psychology. Organizational design, process design, metrics, hiring and firing were all relatively straightforward skills to master compared with keeping my mind in check.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    Consumers going through foreclosure typically will see their credit scores drop, raising longer-term questions about their ability to rebound financially and perhaps pursue a more sustainable home purchase at some later point.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    Courts have long recognized the federal government's robust power to inspect people and goods entering the country. After all, the very foundation of national sovereignty is a nation's ability to protect its borders.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.
  • Carl Stokes
    Carl Stokes
    American politician and diplomat 1927-1996
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    Despite the litany of the sorrows of the city, we must believe in the ability of man to respond to the problems of his environment.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    Destiny is an absolutely definite and inexorable ruler. Physical ability and moral determination count for nothing. It is impossible to perform the simplest act when the gods say ''no.'' I have no idea how they bring pressure to bear on such occasions; I only know that it is irresistible.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
  • Nolan Ryan
    Nolan Ryan
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    Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
  • Barbara Cook
    Barbara Cook
    American actress and singer 1927-2017
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    Even within the last three or four years, I have a greater ability to communicate, I think. I have more courage to show the stuff... And it does take courage.
  • Mel Brooks
    Mel Brooks
    American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer 1926-
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    Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
  • John Abbott
    John Abbott
    Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
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    Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
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