Quotes by unable
Quotes 1 till 15 of 59.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
William Jennings Bryan
American orator and politician 1860-1925
If that vital spark that we find in a grain of wheat can pass unchanged through countless deaths and resurrections, will the spirit of man be unable to pass from this body to another?
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Newspapers are unable, seemingly, to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Our disputants put me in mind of the cuttlefish that, when he is unable to extricate himself, blackens the water about him till he becomes invisible.
American industrialist 1835-1919
People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
You who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities and think long and hard on what your powers are equal to and what they are unable to perform.
American poet 1887-1972
A writer is unfair to himself when he is unable to be hard on himself.
German architect and Nazi minister for Armaments 1905-1981
All I know is that these two gases both had a quite extraordinary effect, and that there was no respirator, and no protection against them that we knew of. So the soldiers would have been unable to protect themselves against this gas in any way.
French writer 1889-1963
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
French writer 1869-1951
Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?
Indian businessman 1949-
Before 2000, we were unable to design a single car; all the cars were designed in Japan, Europe or somewhere else. We were just converting.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
Being ''contented'' ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
French writer 1869-1951
Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you.
Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright 1923-1964
Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
George Macaulay Trevelyan
British historian and academic 1876-1962
Education has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Subjects in these quotes:
All unable famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 59 found