Quotation Explorer - 'Abilities'

It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. - J. K. Rowling
If left to my own simplistic devices and the sorely scant limits of my abilities, would I not die a death of the blandest sort imaginable? And should I not thank God that He graciously gifted me with an imagination that renders such a death entirely unimaginable? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Stories are epically important to how we view and interact in the world around us. We define ourselves, our abilities and even our goals by the stories we believe and share. These stories become part of our personal view of our world. - Lyssa Danehy deHart
Believe in yourself, your abilities and your own potential. Never let self-doubt hold you captive. You are worthy of all that you dream of and hope for. - Roy Bennett
Encourage literally came from "in courage." The courage is put "into" you from outside. Our character and abilities grow through internalizing from others what we do not possess in ourselves. - Henry Cloud
Yoga not only allows you to learn to control your breathing, but it ultimately enhances your abilities to harmonize your thoughts and enhances your inner beauty. - Debasish Mridha
These opportunities, then, gave these men the chance they needed, and their great abilities made them recognize it. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. - Norman Vincent Peale
If you believe in your abilities, it will amaze you what you can accomplish. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Never doubt my weaseling abilities, Shadowhunter, for they are epic and memorable in their scope. - Cassandra Clare
Don't judge a lion by its swimming abilities. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You are amazing person with unique talents. Have faith in your abilities. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My entire life, I saw myself as the beautiful damsel or the graceful maiden. I was the princess searching for her knight. But with my newfound abilities, I finally discovered that, after all this time, I was the powerful witch. - Christina L. Barr
The proud cannot accept the authority of God giving direction to their lives. (See Helaman 12:6.) They pit their perceptions of truth against God’s great knowledge, their abilities versus God’s priesthood power, and their accomplishments against His mighty works. - Ezra Taft Benson
God has hidden in each and every one of us so many abilities, gifts and resources that could only be activated by work. - Sunday Adelaja
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study. - Sir Francis Bacon
We cannot expect to grow if we are too afraid or unwilling to change and face challenges. When we exit our everyday, mundane lifestyles to do something different we can experience growth, undiscovered strength, and new abilities within ourselves. - Ashley Ormon
Learning is more than the acquisition of the ability to think; it is the acquisition of many specialized abilities for thinking about a variety of things. - Lev S. Vygotsky
Leaders are limited by their vision rather than by their abilities. - Roy T. Bennett
Prayer is one action where I lay aside my abilities to immerse myself wholly in God’s capabilities. And the liberation found in such an action is less about being engaged with God and more about being freed from myself. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you give people tools, and they use their natural abilities and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected. - Bill Gates
You’ll have days of complete lack of faith in your abilities. But you have to keep coming back. That’s when you know you’re a writer when you take the failures and appear at the desk again, over and over again. - Markus Zusak
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs. - Louis Blanc
If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency. - Sir Joshua Reynolds
Without an opportunity, their abilities would have been wasted, and without their abilities, the opportunity would have arisen in vain. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Our abilities and possibilities are at one and the same time very limited and quite infinite dependent on the depth of our relationship to our 'self', others and life itself. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You will lose not because of your abilities but because of your lack of desire to participate. - Debasish Mridha
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country? - George Washington
Trust each other again and again. When the trust level gets high enough, people transcend apparent limits, discovering new and awesome abilities for which they were previously unaware.
Focusing on who you are, and pursuing opportunities to improve your abilities, allows you to be in acceptance of yourself. This makes you a beautiful person who could care less about what others think of you. - Ellen J. Barrier
Courage, will-power and confidence in your abilities will carry you to greater heights. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Keep faith in your abilities to deal with an uncertain next - Utpal Vaishnav
Your true abilities will reveal themselves when you are in a time of trouble. - Debasish Mridha
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation. - John F. Kennedy
I never had any doubts about my abilities. I knew I could write. I just had to figure out how to eat while doing this.['s Venomous Fiction, New York Times, April 19, 1992] - Cormac McCarthy
The capacity to solve Life's problems is based on our abilities to learn to think above and not below the problems. - Auliq Ice
Those who mistrust their own abilities are being too wicked to themselves, discouraging themselves from doing what they should have been excelling in. If you are good at discouraging yourself, you can't be a good leader because leadership is built on inspiring others to face challenges. - Israelmore Ayivor
As a human being, our abilities are unlimited. The only limitation is the mindset. - Debasish Mridha
You don't observe your abilities, people do! - Vikash Shrivastava
My vision is to help each man, woman and child connect with their inherent psychic ability. I believe that each person has the potential to tap into their abilities and access them to empower their life and reach their full potential. - Sandy Anastasi
Our behavior, our feelings, our self-worth, our abilities, and our actions are never hinged to that of another.-Akiroq - Akiroq Brost
My driving abilities from Mexico have helped me get through Hollywood. - Salma Hayek
The power to shape your destiny lies in your strength to take control of your thoughts, abilities and actions. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
In order to cease our striving, we must transfer our trust away from our own abilities, our own accomplishments, our own strength, and place it on His provision. - Charles R. Swindoll
Men love liberty because it protects them from control and humiliation from others, and thus affords them the possibility of dignity. They loathe liberty because it throws them back on their own abilities and resources, and thus confronts them with the possibility of insignificance. - Thomas Szasz
All of these people had character. None of them thought they were special people, born with the right to win. They were people who worked hard, who learned how to keep their focus under pressure, and who stretched beyond their ordinary abilities when they had to. - Carol S. Dweck
Until one expands his imagination, abilities and capacity to do and receive, he will always have the crumbs from those who dare to do great works - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Believe that you are the best at what you do. And work hard on your abilities, to make it true. - Ellen J. Barrier
7 things negative people will do to you. They will... 1. Demean your value;2. Destroy your image3. Drive you crazily!4. Dispose your dreams!5. Discredit your imagination!6. Deframe your abilities and7. Disbelieve your opinions!Stay away from negative people! - Israelmore Ayivor
Allocate your resources wisely for all men have been endowed with abilities that are more than sufficient to accomplish even the greatest of their dreams. - Stella Payton
It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs. - Confucius
We are precarious. Which is to say some good things (accumulation of diverseknowledges, skills and abilities through work and life experiences in permanentconstruction), and a lot of bad ones (vulnerability, insecurity, poverty, socialexposure). - Lisa Adkins
A secret to your progress will be a strong belief in your own abilities. People will try to hold you back. Some will even "try" to close doors but if you believe in your very own abilities, I promise you will do all that they didn't want for you and more. - Troy Gathers
Believe in yourself and have faith in your abilities. - Lailah Gifty Akita
People who have outrageous skills and abilities are the gold nuggets in the river bed of human history. - Michael Pryor
Everything big, once started little. Most famous people started just where you are at now. Catapult yourself to success. Practice self-discipline. Work to develop excellent skills and abilities. Learn to be polite and diplomatic. Doing this, helps insure you grow big at what you want for success. - Mark F. LaMoure
A person's abilities are tested best when defending rather than attacking.
As a human being, we have unlimited power and unlimited abilities, we just have to look for it. - Debasish Mridha
We [-women and men-] are all equal in our creaturehood, whatever our sex, color, age, background, or abilities. But we are all different in the functions we were created to perform, as different as water from stones, and engineering from imaginative fiction. - Mary McDermott Shideler
A man limits his abilities himself according to his created interest, and then he pays very little attention to unliked things. Understand that man can become whatever he wants to be, just Interest and Want play the role. - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
In a race between danger and indecision, the difference between life and death comes down to confidence. Faith in our abilities, certainty in ourselves and the trust we put in others. - Emily Thorne
Nothing gets easier but our abilities get better. - Debasish Mridha
Reiki is the best vibration for helping someone to relax well and deeply. Relaxation is key to human health and recovery because it initiates our natural and innate healing abilities. It is when we are truly relaxed that true healing can take place. - Chyna Honey
We don't rise to the level of our abilities, we fall to the level of our excuses - Peter James
Your abilities are not enough to fulfill your wishes, so work considering your wishes and not your abilities. - Amit Kalantri
There's a huge swath of humanity that has developed verbal abilities to extract resources from guilt-ridden people.They used to be priests, and now they're leftists. - Stefan Molyneux
Everything big, once started little. Use self-control to become an excellent person at what you want. Discipline yourself. Work to build excellent habits. Develop excellent skills and abilities. Doing this over time, insures you will grow at what you want for top success. - Mark F. LaMoure
He was a genius - that is to say, a man who does superlatively and without obvious effort something that most people cannot do by the uttermost exertion of their abilities. - Robertson Davies
It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. - J. K. Rowling
The disillusionment with our own abilities is, perhaps, one of the most important things that can ever happen to us. - Tim Hansel
When you are imprisoned by the rules of conformity, it tames your imaginative capacity and steals your free thinking abilities. - Debasish Mridha
Our abilities to understand, adjust, and change make us wise. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
A parents wishes for their children shouldn't be to be as good as them but to surpass their own abilities and hopefully lead to a better world. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Create always: As God has seen fit in His perfection to give you such abilities, work and share of your gifts. - Duane Hewitt
Have faith in your abilities and stay committed to your goals. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is not our abilities that show who we truly are, it is our choices. - J.K. Rowling
Work is the gift of God to man for him to discover himself. It is only through work that a man can discover the hidden abilities, power, potential, talents, gifts and knowledge that are in him. - Sunday Adelaja
We work in the best of our abilities. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve. - Brian Tracy
Our abilities are reflection of who we truly are - Debasish Mridha
Disabilities are not Liabilities but true test of abilities - Emmanuel Ayeni
You are your own cannoe and you are your own paddle, so paddle your own cannoe. Society had taught us to give away our power and abilities by making us to believe that other people are responsible for our success and failure. That is not fair! - Israelmore Ayivor
Your mind is filled with ample secret abilities not known to you, keep it active by shutting down disbelieve. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Our Opportunities lies in our abilities to identify them, when they come in beggarly ways. - Auliq-Ice
Consciousness is basic while thoughts are supreme. Speeches are nothing but the expression of thoughts and feelings. If there is no consciousness, nothing else could be there. At the same time, all forms of consciousness will not give the abilities to think and express thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Your experiences, past, gifts and abilities are tools for purposeful living. Harness them and destiny shows up! - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Have more humility. Remember you don't know the limits of your own abilities. Successful or not, if you keep pushing beyond yourself, you will enrich your own life and maybe even please a few strangers. - A.L. Kennedy
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