Quotes by ability

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  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    In a higher phase of communist society... only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    In a single generation, the Internet has given to virtually every person on the face of the earth the ability to communicate with fellow human beings on virtually any topic, at any time, and in every nook and cranny on the globe. This magnificent invention has done this without succumbing to government control.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    In all activities of life, the secret of efficiency lies in an ability to combine two seemingly incompatible states: a state of maximum activity and a state of maximum relaxation.
  • Brett Somers
    Brett Somers
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    In fact, people have been very complimentary about my act and very tolerant of my singing ability.
  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams
    American landscape photographer and environmentalist 1902-1984
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    In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
  • Bill Halter
    Bill Halter
    American politician 1960-
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    In terms of the ability to go out and win - this is why you have campaigns. You go out, and you take your issues to voters, and you put them out there, and people respond, or they don't.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
    Alfred N. Whitehead
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    Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
    Stephen Hawking
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    Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
    American politician 1954-
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    It is outrageous to know that security procedures are apparently so lax at the Department of Veterans Affairs that a single bureaucrat had the ability to put the personal information of over 26 million Veterans at risk for sale to the highest criminal bidder.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
  • Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
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