Quotes: capacities

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  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
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    The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    Every one's got it in him, if he'll only make up his mind and stick at it. None of us is born with a stop-valve on his powers or with a set limit to his capacities, There's no limit possible to the expansion of each one of us.
  • John Haggai
    John Haggai
    American evangelist 1924-
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    Gather in your resources, rally all your faculties, marshal all your energies, focus all your capacities upon mastery of at least one field of endeavor.
  • Paul R. Scheele
    Paul R. Scheele
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    Humans, with the capacities of higher-order thinking, can overcome limiting behaviors and fears.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.
  • Knowledge partakes of infinity; it widens with our capacities: the higher we mount in it, the vaster and more magnificent are the prospects it stretches out before us.
  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
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    Lenin is an artist who has worked men, as other artists have worked marble or metals. But men are harder than stone and less malleable than iron. There is no masterpiece. The artist has failed. The task was superior to his capacities.
    Source: Popolo dItalia (14 July 1920) The Artificer and the Material, quoted in Mussolini in the Making (1938) by Gaudens Megaro, p. 326
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
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    Our real focus is going to be what can we do with our existing capacities, what new things can we do, and how much more demand can we fulfil with our existing capacities.
  • The tragedy of life is often not in our failure, but rather in our complacency; not in our doing too much, but rather in our doing too little; not in our living above our ability, but rather in our living below our capacities.
  • Smiley Blanton
    Smiley Blanton
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    The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
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    To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings.
  • Thomas Merton
    Thomas Merton
    American religeous writer, poet 1915-1968
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    We must make the choises that enable us to fulfill the deepest capacities of our real selves.
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