Quotes by ability
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American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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.
French writer 1897-1977
Certain brief sentences are peerless in their ability to give one the feeling that nothing remains to be said.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
Change will never happen when people lack the ability and courage to see themselves for who they are.
American economist 1953-
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.
American attorney and politician 1948-
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.
American writer 1899-1961
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.
American politician and diplomat 1927-1996
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.
British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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.
American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
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.
American actress and singer 1927-2017
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.
American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer 1926-
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.
Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
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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