Quotation Explorer - 'Ability'

The conscience is a right mix of instinct, reason and culture. The conscience itself is not a truth but it has an ability to access the truth. But the very conscience is assembled only by the reason. - Thiruman Archunan
By not forgiving yourself you are limiting your ability to give to others. - Danielle Joworski
I therefore submit to you that what qualifies a person to be called a man according to God, is the ability of the individual to live by the right standard and values that heaven values. Standards like, justice, judgement, truth and equity. - Sunday Adelaja
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else. - Brian Tracy
Man has made some machines that can answer questions provided the facts are profusely stored in them, but we will never be able to make a machine that will ask questions. The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle of finding the answer. - Thomas J. Watson
Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment. - Baltasar Gracian
Some will wear masks their entire life because they care about what other people think, while others remove the mask to be who they truly are. The difference between the two is not the ability to trust others, but to trust in God. - Shannon L. Alder
With honest and straightforward business principles, close and careful attention to details, and the ability to take advantage of favourable opportunities and circumstances, there is a scope for success. - Jamsetji Tata
Our thoughts are private to protect others not ourselves. People don't have the ability to handle what you really think about them - Morena Baloyi
Education - The ability to quote Shakespeare without crediting it to the Bible.
Critical to the fight against global terrorism is an ability to move beyond presuppositions and stereotypes in our attitudes and policies and to form partnerships that transcend an "us" and "them" view of the world. (p. 135) - John L. Esposito
Intelligence is just one dimension of ability. Don't limit yourself to it. Open up to instinct, intuition, creativity and thus possibility - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Wisdom is the ability to take two opposite facts and make sense from both of the them - Luthando Daniels
Political judgment is the ability to hear the distant hoofbeats of the horse of history. - Otto von Bismarck
Breaking through writer's block is like thinking out of the box: Both require an ability to imagine a world outside your four walls or rearranging them to get a better view. - Susan J. McIntire
The ability for anyone in our generation to self-amuse has sadly been bred out of our species. - Kim Askew
We look to the accumulation of sensory pleasures to give our lives meaning. We have the ability now to consume anything we want and this capacity far exceeds our actual needs. With so much at our fingertips, a kind of gluttony pervades our mind-sets. - Mark Epstein
Genius is the ability to independently arrive at and understand concepts that would normally have to be taught by another person. - Immanuel Kant
...civility doesn't require consensus or the suspension of criticism. It is simply the ability to disagree productively with others while respecting their sincerity and decency. - Ravi Iyer and Jonathan Haidt
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. - Cicero
Ability, experience and books have solution for all the problems. - Amit Kalantri
If you have to ask, ask for the ability to help others. - Debasish Mridha
The essence of leadership is not to portray yourself as some sort of know-it-all, but your ability to develop the people you are working with so they themselves can take the initiative and do the organizational drive. - Pat Chambers
Success lies not in our strength but our ability to do the right thing. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
The ability to focus is the key separation point between those who move ahead and those who fall behind. - Orrin Woodward
The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in times of crisis. - Thurgood Marshall
The ability to speak does not make you intelligent. - George Lucas
Education gives you the ability to know it. Intelligence gives you the capacity to fix it. Wisdom lets you know when to do it. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Now to life...I grant you the ability to give, to take, to expedite, to wander, to love, to hate, to charge, to expend...All of life is beautiful for what it makes of us. With only this single shot, let us leap into the unknown with our eyes open and our hearts ready. - Rachel La Rae Wilhelm
No matter where we live on the planet or how difficult our situation seems to be, we have the ability to overcome and transcend our circumstances. - Louise L. Hay
The measure of man's ability to extend the sphere of social possibility can only start with the values of democracy. - Auliq Ice
Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there - Zig Ziglar
A romance book is designed to tell you something about love–its ability to endure, forgive, go the extra mile, care about someone, put someone else first. - Dee Henderson
Do you think people have evolved too far, because I do; oh their ability to heal is indeed a wonder and I do praise them for that, but in many other things I think evolution has been a bit rushed, like getting to the bus stop before the wheel was invented. - conversations with a pigeon
As a country we learn a lot about ability, but very little about human empathy. - Premchand Shetty
The Army has carried the American ... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability. - Tom Lehrer
Sometimes just looking into a person's eyes can tell a graphic story and a brilliant novel if you have the ability to turn it into words. - L.L. Caulton
Food, like a loving touch or a glimpse of divine power,has that ability to comfort. - Norman Kolpas
They call good evil and evil good. There are those who are so easily offended that they lose their ability to ever discern any truth, and this is often derived from a sort of frenzy by way of their own masked prejudice. - Criss Jami
To neglect ones own ability to laugh is the greatest form of Blasphemy, for to laugh is to pray. - Ilyas Kassam
I learned that a great leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it. - Harry S Truman
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. - Robert Frost
For the human soul is virtually indestructible, and its ability to rise from the ashes remains as long as the body draws breath. - Alice Miller
The more you give, the more you will have the ability to give. - Debasish Mridha
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for .success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good. - Vaclav Havel
Knowledge is the facts and information accumulated through researching, observing or experience; Wisdom is the ability to choose certain aspects of knowledge acquired to be true, right and applicable to your life and society. Do not confuse the two. - Unarine Ramaru
Power is the ability not to have to please - Elizabeth Janeway
Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens. - Jason Whitlock
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future. - Brian Tracy
If you have the ability to love, love yourself first. - Charles Bukowski
The ability to control the devil in you, defines the strength of your conscience! - Gunbir Singh
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Peace is the byproduct of understanding in conjunction with the ability to agree or disagree in harmony - Lamont Renzo Bracy
For students of every ability and background, it is the simply miraculous act of reading a good book that turns them into readers. The job of adults who care about reading is to move heaven and earth to put that book into a child's hands. - Nancy Atwell
Beyond the satiation level of income, you can buy more pleasurable experiences, but you will lose some of your ability to enjoy the less expensive ones. - Daniel M. Gilbert
She (historian Barbara Tuchman) draws on skepticism, not cynicism, leaving the reader not so much outraged by human ability as amused and saddened by human folly. - Robert K. Massie
Knowledge is understanding universals; wisdom is the ability to recognize universal from the presented particulars. - Orrin Woodward
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.
The ability to see beauty is the beginning of our moral sensibility. What we believe is beautiful we will not wantonly destroy. - Reverend Sean Parker Dennison
She always had that about her, the sparkle in her eye, she was unshakeable and what made her so admirable was; her ability to shine bright when no one knew of her pain. - Nikki Rowe
Books are silent, but have the ability to scream. - Bert McCoy
The power of turning your life around lays in your ability to unleash your personal powers to accomplish it. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. - Henry David Thoreau
Leadership is an ability to have a great vision for the future and the ability to inspire others to follow. - Debasish Mridha
The ability to live in a stable, safe environment that gives us the opportunity to create, grow and nurture our talents is sadly denied to many in the world today. I am proud to be able to say as a leader I can offer this to my people. - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Darkness has the ability to cover up; light has the ability to uncover! Darkness is the enemy of truth; light is the friend of truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Lack of will power has caused more failure than lack of intelligence or ability.
All humans are sentient and sapient beings so they have the ability to perceive, think, and act using their knowledge, experience, insight, and conscience. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life. - Marcus Aurelius
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. - Abraham Lincoln
I think the mark of a great ruler, is not his ability to make war but to achieve peace. - Monica Fairview
Alexier found that a dose of humility did wonders to one’s ability to grasp new ideas and, after all, it had been this very ability that made him the researcher he was today. - I. H. Richardson
Patience creates a platform for deeply intimate communication. This platform tests our ability to listen, our willingness to be kind, and our strength against loss. This is the platform in which the most authentic types beauty can be exchanged. - Ilse Hildebrandt
Conformity is a cage that confines our ability to think. It is a cage that hinders growth and deters individualism - Yahya Mohamed
Consider what really makes up your self-worth—like your caring heart or your ability to stand tall in the face of adversity - Susan Bernstein
You probably have the ability to get what you want. And you likely have everything you need to be completely satisfied. But do you also have the ability to want what you've got? That just may be one of the most important questions you will ever answer. - Steve Goodier
a good philosopher always have great reading ability. - Muhammad Hassam
Ability is of little account without opportunity. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Consider the postage stamp: its usefullness consits in the ability to stick to one thing 'til it gets there. - Josh Billings
Enlightenment is the ability to comprehend ourselves, it is the power to peer into our hearts and minds and reach that state of spiritual bliss, which may or may not lead us to salvation. - Balroop Singh
What is the quality you most like in a man? The ability to return books. - David Bowie
Rise to the challenges that life presents you. You can't develop genuine character and ability by sidestepping adversity and struggle. - Daisaku Ikeda
Live within your ability but think beyond your capability. - Debasish Mridha
You lost your ability to choose the moment you started to use your eyes to see, and your heart to feel. Choice has become nothing but an illusion for you. - Lionel Suggs
It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It was not lack of ability that limited my people, but lack of opportunity. - Nelson Mandela
We must all cultivate our own creativity because we each have a God-given imagination that has the ability to bless generations and eternity. - Alisa Hope Wagner
Brand integrity is the ability to present one’s brand both in words and deeds to be true, respectable and acceptable without compromising on standards (brand’s promise). - Bernard Kelvin Clive
If there really is a definable 6th sense, it would be the natural connection and the ability of communication between man and animal - Justin Southwick
Integrity is the ability of being honest and having strong moral principles and values, which reflect in our character.Decide to work in integrity and uprightness of hearts that is the price to be paid for you to realise your vision. - Prince Akwarandu
Your ability to see will never broaden when you only see yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change. - Madeleine K. Albright
The singular power of literature lies not in its capacity for accurate representation of mass commonalities, but its ability to illuminate the individual life in a way that expands our understanding of some previously unseen or unarticulated aspect of existence. - Nicole Krauss
Grace equals ability. God gives us grace to match our call. When we do our own thing, we do it on our own. When we follow His leading, He always supplies the grace and the energy to do what He's calling us to do. - Joyce Meyer
It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you - always. - Oprah Winfrey
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Self discipline is the ability to make yourself do something you don’t necessarily want to do, to get a result you would really like to have. - Andy Andrews
I recognize that I have the ability to be selfish, but I also recognize that you can't be happy if you only care about yourself at the expense of other people. - Russell Brand
Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self-distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it foregoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.
I understand that in our work - doesn't matter whether it's acting or writing - what's important isn't fame or glamour, none of the things I used to dream about, it's the ability to endure. - Chekhov Anton
In any situation, the ability to see true beauty gives you true freedom. - Debasish Mridha
It's my job to play this role that I'm cast in to the very best of my ability, the same as any other actor. You can't possibly be yourself in the public eye. All the little things that make us human don't stand up under the scrutiny of the camera. [on being a public figure] - Adrian Lamo
The re-establishment of an ecological balance depends on the ability of society to counteract the progressive materialization of values. The ecological balance cannot be re-established unless we recognize again that only persons have ends and only persons can work towards them. - Ivan Illich
In the end, you will forget to love, and you will not have the ability to offend. When you have the ability to love, love and forget to offend. - Debasish Mridha
We have the ability to write the blueprint for our own goals, and decide how we want to pursue them. If we allow others to do it for us, we won’t achieve our full potential to be the best we can be. - Ellen J. Barrier
A person who could withstand such dreadful insults from his or her enemies can have the ability to reach his or her potentials by becoming socially, educationally and economically successful. - Saaif Alam
Experience shows that success is due less to ability that to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work, body and soul. - Charles Buxton
Patience, more than the ability to bear pains or endure waiting, is to be calm no matter what happens constantly take action to turn it to positive growth opportunities and have faith to believe that it will all work out in the end while you are waiting. - Roy T. Bennett
You're not given a big dream, without the ability to achieve it - Jana Kingsford
History will remember you for your accomplishments, not for your ability. - Debasish Mridha
WISDOM - The ability to accept our limitations and learn from the viewpoints of others - Kamil Ali
Just believe; believe in yourself; believe in your ability. Things will be possible; things will be simple; things will be a reality. - Debasish Mridha
Creativity is not intelligence, it is the ability to do what you did not know through the use of what you know. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Fantasy - the ability to envisage the world in many different ways - is one of the skills that makes us human. - Terry Pratchett
Don't be preoccupied with something that drags your mind downhill. Be someone who could be destined to shine and can have the ability reach ultimate goals for the future." - Saaif Alam
Power is the ability to control people or things. So, unless you learn to control your own self first, how would you be able to influence anybody else? Now, doesn’t that apply to all of us? - Pulkit Patel
Any man who bears the ability of a polymath shall not be interfered by specialty, he needs discipline to manage his behaviors and nurture his creativity. - Shawn Lukas
The happiest moment i've ever felt was that moment when i discovered my ability to create. - Dr. Hazem Ali
You can reawaken your childhood ability to use a smartphone before you could read. - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
Leadership is about relationships - whether it’s a business deal with a client or a conversation with a family member - our ability to understand and appreciate individual uniqueness and perspective is paramount to living a fulfilled life. - Steve Knox
Accepting personal responsibility for your life frees you from outside influences increases your self-esteem boosts confidence in your ability to decisions and ultimately leads to achieve success in life. - Roy T. Bennett
The beauty of the infantry is its ability to truly teach tolerance. At the lowest level, when it is simply a matter of survival to count on everyone around you, regardless of religion or skin color, the only logical option is to ignore the differences. - Adam Fenner
The ability to recognise and respect individualdifferences is the beginning of successfulrelationship - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Our ability to have patience, and our attitude toward others, define who we are at any given time. - Ellen J. Barrier
The most important gifts we can give our children are confidence in their ability to remake themselves again and again and the tools with which to do that job - Anders Ericsson
Power is the ability not just to tell the story of another person, but to make it the definitive story of that person. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
You would not believe what skill, power and ability your total intelligence possesses until you are in desperate need. - Bryant McGill
You are the captain of your emotions. No one and nothing can control those feelings except you. You have the sole ability to either let these make or break you, inspire or destroy you."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. - Flannery O'Connor
I want to kiss you so thoroughly that you lose your ability to stand. - John Mark Green
Genius is the ability to push one's limits beyond the limits each time, every endeavour. - Chandrakant Kaluram Mhatre
I think music has the ability to inspire people and to change hearts, and the heart has the power to change the mind, and the mind has the power to change the world. - Serj Tankian
Today is sacred - for it will never come again. What could be more important than living this day with attention and the intention to be of benefit, to the best of your ability, to all you encounter? - John Bruna
It is dangerous to use our own ability to access non-traumatic memories as a standard against which we judge a trauma victim’s response. - David Yeung
Anger suffocates your mind, body and soul. The ability to love amidst anger is a true blessing and it transcends our existence! - Monica Chrisandtras Hines
The real secret to freedom seems to lie in the ability to deal with ambiguity, the capacity to tolerate noise and yet hear within its wild randomizing abandon the possibilities of innovation and transformations. - William Thompson
Everybody has talent, but ability takes hard work. - Michael Jordan
The ability to forgive is one of man’s greatest achievements. - Bryant McGill
Our measure of hope is in direct proportion to our ability to conquer hopelessness. - LeeAnn Taylor
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively - Bob Marley
The thing that bound us together at Apple was the ability to make things that were going to change the world. That was very important. - Steve Jobs
Don't let yourself stagnate or reach a plateau. Keep learning, keep improving. Be open to change. Your ability to constantly raise the bar higher and set standards will help you evolve and take you to the next level. - Roopleen
The best leaders have the ability to align people to their vision and motivate them to work passionately towards its fulfillment as if it were their own. - Ben Morton
Ability is nothing without opportunity.
Genius might well be defined as the ability to makes a platitude sound as though it were an original remark.
To take away a woman's ability to walk is one thing; it's quite another to take away her ability to speak. -(Lady Meesha) I Am Lady Sasha -The Journey From Slave to Slave- - Julienne Russell
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. - Dr. David M. Burns
Every time when it rains it stops raining... After darkness there is always a light... Every time you sleep you get up fresh.. Never Give Up at your tough time. You are successful if you have ability to handle your nervousness and go on with confidence.. - Ahad Aadi
Ability to find the answers is more important than ability to know the answers. - Amit Kalantri
Wisdom of a person is his ability to see beyond the visible ground and never let an unsound, cunning people to hang around. - Anuj Somany
A magnificent cause can overcome a prickly personality, but your ability to enchant people increases if they like you, so you should aspire to both. You’ll know that you’re likeable when you can communicate freely, casually, and comfortably with people. - Guy Kawasaki
I think that people which can choose should use their ability, the people which can't should be made soldiers... so far it sounds faiiir. - Deyth Banger
I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success. - Martin Van Buren
The power of Manifestation is the ability to make seen the unseen, to real~ise the unreal - Misha Hoo
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent. - Stendhal
The most important thing is to be as attentive and aware as possible, with our senses awakened and our ability to love utterly intact, so that we can exist right here and right now, and enjoy life and be creative, trapped in neither the past nor the future. - A. G. Roemmers
Everyman has the ability to lie but luckily not everyman has the ability to hide their lies masterly! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Emotions enthrall, but change, and as such have the ability to disrupt and destroy. - Donna Lynn Hope
The ability to continue moving when you are feeling scared, fearful or lazy is the sign of true mental strength. - Matthew Donnelly
Big mistakes are an outstanding opportunity to showcase your ability to recover and have grace under pressure. - Bryant McGill
Hopes are potential power. It has the innate ability to show the way of life. - Debasish Mridha
Even everything will come to failure and seems it always like that, i’ll just start again. The biggest ability i have, is ability to keep repeat on fail. - Yong Junhyung
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
Courage is the ability to take bold action in spite of fear. - Debasish Mridha
If I went back to college again, I'd concentrate on two areas learning to write and to speak before an audience. Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively. - Gerald R. Ford
The man who acquires the ability to take full possession of his own mind may take possession of anything else to which he is justly entitled. - Andrew Carnegie
Wisdom gives you the ability to chose what is right.In the darkness of hate and ignorance, it is the light. - Debasish Mridha
There is a brilliant novel in all of us. Some imagine it…others live it. Authors dwell in an auspicious life by having the ability to fuse the two. - Carl Henegan
The happiest moment i felt; is that moment when i realized my ability to create. - Dr. Hazem Ali
I choose because I can.. I have options in life and the ability to choose, but that choice determines my future, the next. However I decide...it's my choice. - Chantel Smith
My ability to tolerate shame, to compartmentalize it, to swallow it, increased right along with my belt size. it came with the territory of being heavy. Obese people have a lifetime of experience with shame. - Edward Ugel
The one thing a creator can bring to the table when everybody else has all the money and power is centeredness and the ability to walk away. Never sit at a table you can't walk away from. - Joss Whedon
Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks and courage. - Charles Luckman
Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change - Stephen Hawking
When you have the ability to dream, you have the capability to do. - Debasish Mridha
Happiness in your life is directly related to your ability to love, not your ability to earn. - Debasish Mridha
Your ability is your power. Others’ opinions can make it sour. - Debasish Mridha
You are always free when you have the ability to think. - Debasish Mridha
Media has the ability to make good seem evil and evil seem good. - Duncan William Gibbons
Let it be a small gain or big gain never do lesser than one's ability, let it be a pain or a pleasure never accept more than one's share. - Amit Kalantri
At the heart of all sales and marketing is the ability to create demand even in the absence of logic. - Jay Samit
It's through difficulty that we must discover our true ability. - Chris Burkmenn
Each of us have been born with the potential for greatness. We are equals. That doesn't mean we are born into equal circumstances, or have equal skills. What we do have in common, though, is the ability to apply ourselves to achieving that which we desire. - Justin Young
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. - Lawrence G. Lovasik
I am unable to tolerate’; to say this is the lack of ability to tolerate and ‘I am able to tolerate’ is itself the ability to tolerate. - Dada Bhagwan
Many people over forty have at least one health condition that affects their ability to work a forty hour work week effectively. Human Resources (HR), doctors and governments have known this fact for decades. - Steven Magee
Life itself has an incomparable ability to test your wits that you won’t require anything extra or don’t have to go anywhere outside your space to get them tested. Aniruddha. - Aniruddha Sastikar
When we feel unsafe with someone and still stay with him, we damage our ability to discern trustworthiness in those we will meet in the future. - David Richo
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. - Henry Ford
I knew just being a girl in the world handicapped your ability to believe yourself. Feelings seemed completely unreliable, like faulty gibberish scraped from a Ouija board. - Emma Cline
Knowledge empowers people with our most powerful tool: the ability to think and decide. There is no power for change greater than a child discovering what he or she cares about. (Speech about Global Warming read on the National Mall for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, 2010) - Seymour Simon
The gate to success lies in your ability to unlock it. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability. - George Bernard Shaw
For success, positive attitude and gratitude is more important that ability. - Debasish Mridha
Maturity is the ability to make a decision and stand by it. - Auliq Ice
Your thought is so important because it has the ability to make or mar you. Your thought will either move you forward or set you backwards. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Will gives us the ability to take an idea hold that idea and zero right in on something - Bob Proctor
Words are a powerful aphrodisiac. They have the ability to awaken emotion, to excite the minds and senses. The right words entice, creep and crawl along the skin like the sensuous touch of a skilled lover. THAT my friends, is truly magical indeed... - Shan O' Connor
It’s hillbilly urine; we had better get home before they come to eat us. Kevin said pointing towards home proving if there was ever any doubt that he had no acting ability at all. (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
Smart means having intellectual humility rather than high cognitive ability. - Tara Estacaan
The less their ability, the more their conceit. - Ahad HaAm
Be happy. Be happy for no reason at all. Believe it or not, you have the ability and free agency to make that choice. - Richelle E. Goodrich
A politician needs the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn't happen. - Winston S. Churchill
We were meant to survive because of our minds' ability to reason, our ability to live with frustration in order to maintain our virtue. We wore smiling masks while dying inside. - Anchee Min
Although life is filled with twists and turns, only you have the ability to make positive changes to your life. You can do it. One day at a time! ~ Taken from "Words of Wisdom for Warriors" by EM.EM.Genesis - E.M. E.M. Genesis
It is not blindly pushing your own agenda that will enrich the world. It’s is your ability and willingness to understand, appreciate, anticipate, address, serve and support the lives of others that will. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
We humans are imperfect, but what makes us human is not are kind but our courage to overcome fear, our ability to turn imagination into reality, our hope to diminish despair, and have a smile on our face although we in a predicament. - Paranjay Malkan
I know that our world is going through a very difficult time right now, but I will never lose my faith in humanity, and our incredible ability to overcome just about anything. - Yanni
The severest test of character is not so much the ability to keep a secret as it is, when the secret is finally out, to refrain from disclosing that you knew it all along. - Sydney J. Harris
Perspective is a powerful attitude, providing the ability to see circumstances, no matter how challenging, as an opportunity. - Chris Vonada
Literature has the ability to open up a whole new world to children, but we need to have a share in helping them to find that door and open it with them. Let’s set the example and help to foster this love of reading in our little ones. - Carmela Dutra
I only run from darkness when I'm not confident in my ability to shine. - D.R. Silva
To live on the edge requires an exceptional ability to balance. - Tarryn Tomlinson
It is not enough to be good if you have the ability to be better.
Education does not take place when you learn something you did not know before. Education is your ability to use what you have learned to be better today than you were yesterday. - Iyanla Vanzant
The ability to go anywhere in our imagination is a pure expression of individual freedom. It is a creative force that can help us transcend reality. - Esther Perel
God gave us the grace and ability to work, because it is only through work we can resolve national issues. - Sunday Adelaja
The urge to want some bit of information to be true often clouds our ability to assess why that information may be false. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper. - Robert Frost
Nothing, to my way of thinking, is a better proof of a well ordered mind than a man’s ability to stop just where he is and pass some time in his own company. - Seneca
Self-discipline is the ability to organize your behavior over time in the service of specific goals. - Nathaniel Branden
Be passionate about what you write, believe in your ability to convey timeless ideas, and let no one tell you what what you're capable of. - Christina Westover
God is not interested in your ability. He isinterested in your availability. When you availyour ability to God, you become a faithful leader. - Israelmore Ayivor
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. - Henry David Thoreau
You have the ability to drive your brain and the capability to nab the steering wheel back any time you feel yourself veering off the road you intended to take. - Toni Sorenson
Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I've met people who don't want to try for fear of failing. - J.K. Rowling
Between natural ability and education choose natural ability, as it will keep you happy and will fetch you the glory sooner. - Amit Kalantri
Anticipating death and calling it gain, Christians are evangelists of the grotesque. The very hope of the Gospel rests directly upon our ability to imagine a world in which suffering serves as the soil from which resurrection springs. - Ben Palpant
Prayer is not itself powerful; it is not magic. But its power is unlimited in that the child of God calls on a Father of unlimited goodness and ability. - Peter H. Davids
A man who makes a plate or a shirt or a loaf of bread or anything our great great ancestors called a work of art, has no need to try to be sincere; all he can do is practice his craft to the best of his ability. But once he starts making useless things, how can he not be sincere? - René Daumal
Thus man of all creatures is more than a creature, he is also a creator. Man alone can direct his success mechanism by the use of imagination, or imaging ability. - Maxwell Maltz
Insecurities have the ability to shape and mold our minds to live with everything that’s bad; like crying on the inside, while smiling on the outside…thus creating pain…but, alas, I have the answer; forget about what you thought and enjoy (embrace) what you feel - Jeremy Aldana
When in pain and sorrow, you ask why God allows bad things to happen to good people, remember God allowed His Son, the best of us, to suffer the most so that Christ would have the ability to heal us. - Leslie G Nelson
Intuitions are messenger of opportunities. Hit them with your ability. - Kishore Bansal
Jesus does not demand of us higher standards, he offers us himself. Jesus does not require of us super-human ability or commitments. He gives us his ability and grace. - Ronnie McBrayer
I’ve learnt to gather simplicity from grasshoppers. I like their naive indecisive minds never knowing exactly when to stop chirping, and I envy their ability to be able to mingle with the green… - Munia Khan
The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success. - Brian Tracy
You can chase a bird from your porch, but you can not take away its ability to fly. - Dr. Myles Munroe
An intelligent woman is a goldmine! She has the ability to learn, reason and understand things better and faster than her contemporaries. She is competent, alert and can reason out stuffs easily. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Beauty is only there when you have the ability to see and appreciate it. - Debasish Mridha
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. - Josh Billings
Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it. - Robbie Gass
If there is anything unique about the human animal, it is that it has the ability to grow knowledge at an accelerating rate while being chronically incapable of learning from experience. - John N. Gray
The ultimate relationship is within thyself, knowing that all other relationships are a projection or a reflection of our ability or inability to love. - Erin Fall Haskell
The surest way to suppress our ability to understand the meaning of God and the importance of worship is to take things for granted...Indifference to the sublime wonder of living is the root of sin. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
The sign of an intelligent people is their ability to control emotions by the application of reason. - Marya Mannes
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done. - Linus Torvalds
The diversity of our connections outside our particular tribe is directly proportionate to our ability to listen, learn and love. - Steve Knox
One of the greatest gifts in this world is the ability to make others smile. - The Unauthorized Autobiography of Jonathan Fisher - J.E.B. Spredemann
Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. - Thomas H. Huxley
One of the best things about humans is their ability to love. - Auliq Ice
Courage is the ability to execute tasks and assignments without fear or intimidation. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I’d like to be remembered as someone who used their ability as a novelist or as a dramatist to say the things he felt needed to be said about the society while being as entertaining as possible. Because if you don’t entertain, nobody’s listening. - Budd Schulberg
being genius does not necessarily means knowing it all or having the highest academic qualification but a persons ability to apply wisdom and common sense to common things in a distinctive manner and courageously exhibiting the latent deft to the admiration of the masses - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A good character is not only about the good person people know you to be. Your ability to tell the truth about how bad you had been is also a good character. - Israelmore Ayivor
Pregnancy and childbirth are not only physical and medical experiences, after all. They are also social experiences that, in modern America, just as when abortion was criminalized in the 1870s, serve to restrict women's ability to participate in society on equal footing with men. - Katha Pollitt
Besides your mouth, your mind is a powerful tool given to you by God. Use your mind; control your mind, don't let it control you! Your imaginative power is your creative ability. - Paul Silway
If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can't accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. - Rosalynn Carter
One of the benchmarks of great communicators is their ability to listen not just to what's being said, but to what's not being said as well. They listen between the lines. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
A certain way to have financial security in life is not enough savings, but enough ability. - Amit Kalantri
The ability to see the future does not require sight just Vision and Passion to embrace Change for a better American future.-12-05-2013 - Michael E. McKinzy Sr.
Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool. - Jane Wagner
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice. - George Goethals
Think not of the fragility of life, but of the power of books, when mere words have the ability to change our lives simply by being next to each other. - Kamand Kojouri
you turn into a shrewd tactician, making a series of cautious semicommitments without really surrendering to some larger purpose. You lose the ability to say a hundred noes for the sake of one overwhelming and fulfilling yes. - David Brooks
Making decisions about whether to keep and how to organize objects requires categorization skills, confidence in one's ability to remember, and sustained attention. To maintain order, one also needs the ability to efficiently assess the value or utility of an object.
The promise of a dreamer’s future will always remain greater than their present ability. God will always give them dreams that are further along than their current level of maturity. - Wayne Cordeiro
Doubt is a disease that infects the mind creating a mistrust of peoples motives and ones own perceptions. Doubt has the ability to call into questions everything you ever believed about someone and reinforce the darkest suspicions of our inner circle. - Emily Thorne
When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true. - Cheryl Hughes
Without forgiveness and love, you will live with resentment, bitterness, malice and strife which result in more pain. You can never love without forgiving. Forgiveness deepens your ability to love and frees you from pain. - Kemi Sogunle
An invisible almighty has given the wings to the birds to fly not to try to be like other animals as each creature has own ability & capability, so it’s wise to be not fooled by those who advocate often with nice words to follow others . - Anuj Somany
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me - Winston S. Churchill
True inspiration unfolds itself, not by force or it becomes fake. True intuition is also the ability to be observant. - Chris Messner
So what if you're plain? Anyone can like a beautiful woman or a handsome man. That's easy. But power is the ability to inspire attraction without the obvious. - Donna Lynn Hope
That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. - Andrew Carnegie
I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability. - Oscar Wilde
In you is the ability that will move you from nonentity and mediocrity to an entity of meteority. Take responsiblity now! - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Mankind's first sin gave us the ability to know both good and evil. Our subsequent sins make us increasingly unable to tell the difference. - Ron Brackin
I pray for the ability to love you without expecting any return. - Debasish Mridha
The places and people in the following stories have been represented accurately to the best of my ability; yet my writing is supposed to be a tale, and as in any historical novel, my own imagination has blended with fact to create poetical reality. - Eric Sloane
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes
We fear no one knows our potential, ability, power, and talent. We fear to learn about our capability and capacity so we keep it latent. - Debasish Mridha
I would more appropriately define mastery as the technical ability possible within the constraints of your particular existence. - Chris Matakas
...our ability to achieve our dreams and fulfill our destiny is directly influenced by our thinking. How we think determines our responses, our ability to relate to others, our level of commitment, our priorities, and the dreams we will pursue. - Christine Caine
Our ability to carry on doing our work depends crucially on the conversations we have with each other. - Philip Streatfield
The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from the beasts. - Heywood Broun
At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies. - P. G. Wodehouse
The arts must be considered an essential element of education... They are tools for living life reflectively, joyfully and with the ability to shape the future. - Shirley Trusty Corey
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. - Lou Holtz
2274Humanity has ability to find good in as many things as possible and respond them with kindness - Kishore Bansal
There is more ability to meditate in a rabbit than in one thousand Buddhists. - Daniel Marques
...What I depend on is a vigorous audience that can discover sweetness and light, beauty and truth, beyond the ability of the artist, on his own, to create them. - Orson Scott Card
Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity growswith the ability to say no to oneself. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
True success is there when a person has the ability to lose himself or herself in the search of knowledge and wisdom by using love, joy, and gratitude. On the other hand, societal success comes from the progressive realizations of worthy goals. - Debasish Mridha
A woman that is patient has the ability to endure provocation, pain, annoyance etc, with much calm and strength. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Love is the great test of the human. The human is tested by our ability to withstand love. Love is so difficult, it is so challenging, it demands of us that we wreck it with ourselves. It demands of us an honesty that few of us could sustain. - Junot Díaz
My ability is greater than my disability. - Nikki Rowe
Psychic power is the ability to download information directly from the Universe. - Lada Ray
The test of a first-fate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Leadership is the ability to make things happen. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The story is always better than your ability to write it. - Robin McKinley
The unknown is just as unknown as the ability to discover the known inside it. - Ben Midland
Your courage to take a risk and your ability to accept responsibility will define you. - Debasish Mridha
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
From each according to their ability, to each according to their need. - Karl Marx
A universal truth that most mature women have learned, often the hard way.... When choosing a mate, keep in mind, only nature has the ability to turn sand into pearls. If the relationship isn't happy, healthy, or working, move on... unless of course you prefer sand. - K.E. Garvey
What separates man from animal is not the things we build or the ideas we stand behind. Its our ability to kill from a distance that makes us different - Peyton J Glenn
What I have achieved by industry and practice, anyone else with tolerable natural gift and ability can also achieve. - Johann Sebastian Bach
Martyrdom is the only way a person can become famous without ability. - George Bernard Shaw
Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it. - Salma Hayek
What we call consciousness is our ability to perceive stimuli and to file it within the parameters of our personal story. - Steve Maraboli
Forgiveness has the ability to transform our thoughts. - Asa Don Brown
The prime purpose of education is to enhance the ability to think better. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Greatness lies not in high or outstanding ability. It lies simply in the willingness to use what we have for others. The greater the `other people` dimension, the greater our personal `greatness`. - Chairman Mao
The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool. - Jane Wagner
All science is concerned with the relationship of cause and effect. Each scientific discovery increases man's ability to predict the consequences of his actions and thus his ability to control future events.
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. - Josh Billings
We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them. - Evelyn Waugh
People who were genuinely dangerous might not need to exhibit the fact at all, and that the ability to conceal a threat made them even more dangerous. - William Gibson
Leaders inspire accountability through their ability to accept responsibility before they place blame. - Courtney Lynch
E-mail has some magical ability to turn off the politeness gene in a human being. - Jeff Bezos
If you lose the power to love, you lose the ability to live. - Debasish Mridha
God owns the truth. The issue is our ability to derive truth apart from God's sufficient Word. - James MacDonald
Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space. - Rebecca West
The more you enhance your ability to meditate, the better you will be able to make better decisions and create better harmony either within yourself, at home or at work. - Vishwas Chavan
Quite surprisingly the majority of religious and spiritual practices actually diminishes your brain’s ability to act out of rage and fear. - Abhijit Naskar
Despite all our amazing ability, ingenuity, technology and industry humans are the one species who have not mastered the art of simplicity. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
It's the will that gives us the ability to focus - Bob Proctor
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
No one has the ability to define who you are unless you give permission. - Leta B.
Reproductive freedom is not just the ability not to have a child through birth control. It's the ability to have one if and when you want. - Pamela Madsen
The ability to win increases when you do not fear to struggle. - Debasish Mridha
A responsible woman is one who sees opportunities of service and responds to them quickly. In her dwells the ability to see and respond to opportunities. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough. - Zig Ziglar
Lucid Dreaming is the ability of a brain to download the information of a possible futuristic state of an event from a Parallel Universe. - Vishwanath S J
You know what an illusion is? On this planet, one small cloud has the ability to block the entire sun. - J.R. Rim
Books open and broaden our minds allowing us to challenge ourselves to become more than we are, by setting positive goals for ourselves, and overcoming doubts about our ability to receive the education we want to achieve. - Ellen J. Barrier
You are my friend because I saw my ability to increase my knowledge around you. - Unarine Ramaru
The ability to feel and express genuine gratitude for the help given when it is needed most, for the gift or boon that is given at just the right time and under the right circumstances, is a way of surrendering one’s self to benevolent external forces. - Stephen Richards
Calm is not a place where there is no noise or activity. It is the ability to be in the midst of these, yet experiencing peace within. - Shilpa Menon
The more actively engaged you are in the present moment, the more aware you will become of yourself; your actions and reactions. As you become more aware, you will increase your ability to change what it is you do and how. - Akiroq Brost
As is our enthusiasm, so is our ability. - Debasish Mridha
It’s what you believe about your ability that shapes your potential success. - Stan Beecham
The ability to read becomes devalued when what one has learned to read adds nothing of importance to one's life. - Bruno Bettelheim
Power can be hoarded by the mighty or stolen from the innocent.Power provides the ability to choose. But has a proclivity for corruption. The use of power is not to be taken lightly, for it is never without consequence. - Emily Thorne
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
We don't want to hear it, but one of the biggest "secrets" to success is the ability to take action. - Daniel Vlcek
Gentleness is strength under control. It is the ability to stay calm, no matter what happens. - Elizabeth George
He leaned back, appalled at himself. She was a ***damn dose of truth serum. Things were falling out of his mouth as though his ability to sensor had short-circuited. - Laura Spinella
Don’t pray for help; pray for the ability to help others. - Debasish Mridha
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, overestimated His ability. - Oscar Wilde
You have considerable power to construct self-helping thoughts, feelings and actions as well as to construct self-defeating behaviors. You have the ability, if you use it, to choose healthy instead of unhealthy thinking, feeling and acting. - Albert Ellis
The height of your maturity and sagacity depends on your ability to see the beauty in ugly situations. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The characteristic common to God and man is apparently that: the desire and the ability to make things. - Dorothy Sayers
Kindness is the ability to love someone in such a way that she will remember your kindness for the rest of her life. - Debasish Mridha
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value. - Stephen R. Covey
With the beginning of life, comes the thirst for truth, whereas the ability to lie is gradually acquired in the process of trying to stay alive. - Gao Xingjian
There is a time in a boy’s life when the sweetness is pounded out of him; and tenderness, and the ability to show what he feels, is gone. - Norah Vincent
He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building. - Niccolo Machiavelli
If a creative person steals your idea, he’s killing his creative ability, if he steals your art, he’s killing his art, if he makes it available to the world, it won,t create de impact you could have created, because it wasn’t from the right source. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If you are without contention and still have the ability to make people think, their ego is going to take a hit and as a result they're not going to like you. They don't want to think. They want to be right, unrivaled or entertained. - Donna Lynn Hope
The sign of a true woman isn't the ability to recite French poetry or play the pianoforte or cook Chateaubriand. The sign of a true woman is learning to listen to her own voice even when society does its best to drown it out. - Eve Marie Mont
Patience is not the ability to wait but how you act while you are waiting. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. - Albert Einstein
Intelligence is an ability to understand, but it is not a substitute for wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
When I begin to doubt my ability to work the word, I simply read another writer and know I have nothing to worry about. My contest is only with myself, to do it right, with power, and force, and delight, and gamble. - Charles Bukowski
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. - Mel Brooks
The thinking ability or creative intelligence for a man is same as sexuality for a woman, and believe me, the latter is far more dangerous than all the nukes in this world." - - Ramana Pemmaraju
I’ve only been to jail a few times, but in several different countries, at that. No, I've only been to jail a few times. But I still claim the ability to write a "serious" novel. - Roman Payne
Magic = Chess, Chess is with strategy, doing moves which people think that they are random, but they aren't random. They are part of the strategy. The same is in the magic. However, the magic, have the ability to distraction! - Deyth Banger
The greatest asset to the human experience is the ability to navigate one’s emotions. By practicing the skill of detachment, one can successfully step back from the potentially destructive and tune into the purely positive - Gary Hopkins
Some do not want to create rich experiences for others, others lack the ability to do so, but most just want to experience being rich, with little to no other experience. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The only freedom of choice you have is the ability to define your own path and destiny. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. - Franz Kafka
Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work. - Joseph Conrad
I am confident of my ability to demonstrate that one can sometimes believe in something and yet not believe in it. Nothing is less fathomable than the systems that motivate our actions. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Your ability to show discretion defines your likeliness to contribute to a wholesome performance. - Even Engesland
Ability to think is the first step towards self-dependent. - Dim Godswill
We are not here to match and homogenize and agree on every point. One size of spirituality does not fit all. We are here to be our divine selves, boldly, passionately, respectfully, to the absolute best of our ability and this, this is more than enough. - sera break
The mind has the ability to trick the body into believing it is happy and that all is well - the heart however, feels it. And as the saying goes, 'The heart wants what the heart wants'. Anything else just wouldn't do... - Charles R. Mackriel
The very essence of your true self is the ability to recognize what you think is not always what you may feel.The heart is the slave~bns - Bluenscottish
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. - Sir Winston Churchill
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. - Rosalynn Carter
The ability to lie, paired with unaccountability, has made a near infinite amount of liabilities. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Today, a successful Congressman has the fundraising ability of a hooker trying to raise cab fare home....
War is a beastly business, it is true, but one proof we are human is our ability to learn, even from it, how better to exist. - M. F. K. Fisher
Some people has the ability to see the winter as the spring season! Such positive minds can reach the farthest places! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Self Mastery is the ability to maneuver through life without the mind or emotional attachment. It is being a mindfully present observer instead of the mind identified perceiver. - Renee Cefalu
The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit. - W. Somerset Maugham
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability. - Robert Half
Happiness is not the absence of problems, but the ability to deal with them. - Charles de Montesquieu
We all have the ability to make someone's life better with our love. - Kamand Kojouri
Capitalism is an ability to stay rich and keep getting rich. - Amit Kalantri
One of the most important qualities of a president is the ability to inspire, to bring people together for the common good. - DaShanne Stokes
The ability to understand a question from all sides meant one was totally unfit for action. Fanatical enthusiasm was the mark of the real man. - Thucydides
If you don't keep challenging your mind and your self, you're going to loose the ability to grow as a human being both physically and spiritually. - Lateef Abader
Many things are spoken out loud, but be careful of those words that you whisper to yourself. You have the ability to uplift yourself or condemn yourself. If your thoughts are depressingly running across your mind. You need to make adjustments and change your way of thinking. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
God is love, at times we forget that we're human perhaps with common frailties and flaws. Love is the ability to accept this without judgement. - Monica Chrisandtras Hines
Ability and talent never loose the value, because demand for it highly exceeds the supply of it. - Amit Kalantri
What makes one strong is not the ability to confront adversity and cruelty, but rather the ability to love in spite of it. - Christopher Earle
The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do. - Orison Swett Marden
Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
Sometimes the measure of friendship isn't your ability to not harm but your capacity to forgive the things done to you and ask forgiveness for your own mistakes. - Randy K. Milholland
Sometimes the very things that we’re expending our lives to sustain are the very things that are killing our ability to live. And against our blind and frequently raging protests, these are the very things that God let’s die so that we can live. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I have often reflected upon the new vistas that reading has opened to me. I knew right there in prison that reading had changed forever the course of my life. As I see it today, the ability to read awoke inside me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive. - Malcolm X
Success is that old ABC -- ability, breaks, and courage. - Charles Luckman
Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. - Josh Billings
When two people respect each other, the ability to be vulnerable and to reveal hurt feelings can create a powerful emotional connection that is the source of real intimacy and friendship. - David D. Burns
Touch of Ability with Action can never be lost in the journey of life. - Kishore Bansal
Unexamined wallpaper is classroom practices and institutional policies that are so entrenched in school culture or a teacher's paradigm that their ability to affect student learning is never probed. - Richard Elmore
Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure.
I had the right to remain silent... but I didn't have the ability. - Ron White
No fear. No distractions. The ability to let that which does not matter truly slide. - Chuck Palahniuk
We're all 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. - Albert Einstien
If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence. - Shannon L. Alder
The difference between success & failure isn't ability as much as action. - Orrin Woodward
Culture is the ability to describe Jane Russell without moving your hands - Bob Hope
I think that God in creating Man somewhat overestimated his ability. - Oscar Wilde
We can strive to put the past behind us, serve God to the best of our ability now, and look ahead to the glorious future! - Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society
The measure of wealth is the ability to afford ones' mistakes. - Elyse Wilk
Cast yourself upon the waters. Trust in your ability to swim. - Marty Rubin
One of the liberating effects of science fiction when I was a teenager was precisely its ability to tune me into all sorts of strange data and make me realize that I wasn’t as totally isolated in perceiving the world as being monstrous and crazy - William Gibson
There are three qualities that make someone a true professional. These are the ability to work unsupervised, the ability to certify the completion of a job or task and, finally, the ability to behave with integrity at all times. - Subroto Bagchi
Narrative understanding is a large part of the ability to connect with, understand, and have compassion for all of us engaged in learning more about being human. - Leah C. Fowler
In our ability to think about something differently lies the power to make it different. - Marianne Williamson
Art has the ability to change minds. Passion is what changes the world. When both collide, it's as powerful as a bomb. Art isn't pretty and poised fluff. Art is brutal and snarling. Artists growl. This is the roar of change that beats within them. - 8/29/11 - A.H. Scott
I believe having a healthy emotional will help in your ability to communicate and to connect to others. We have to learn how to express our feelings especially the negative ones. - Michael Barbarulo
God desires to use you to the best of your capacity, to the best of your ability. - Sunday Adelaja
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. - Cicero
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. - Douglas Adams
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence. - Robert J. Shiller
Tact is an ability to live in the midst of ugliness without getting ugly. - Debasish Mridha
The ability for a person to operate satisfactorily in a thing is dependent on how much he knows about that thing. Ignorance is a major cause of inability. - Yusuf A. Leinge
Focus is the ability to say no to the GOOD so you can fulfill the yes you said to the GREAT. - Orrin Woodward
Should' assumes that when either willingness or ability is lacking, it may be compensated for by an abundance of the other. This is simply not realistic. - Agnostic Zetetic
You have the ability to shine and make a mark in some field. Your job is to find your niche, excel and build a lasting legacy. - Roopleen
A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar. - Stephen King
During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them have done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. - Bernard M. Baruch
True freedom is the ability to respond consciously, in the most beneficial way, to whatever life throws at you. - John Bruna
The usefulness of a man or woman of God relies on the ability to remain distinct. - Kevin Thoman
And remember whatever discipline you're in, whether you're a musician or a photographer, fine artist or a cartoonist, writer, a dancer, a singer, a designer... whatever you do, you have a thing that's unique. You have the ability to make art. - Neil Gaiman
I had no choice but to accept these voices and images as my gift. My ability. Their energy engrossed my music. I played passionately for them. To set them free. They were part of my life now. I didn't chose them, they chose me."...Elizabeth (DESCENDANT– chapter 2) - L.J. Amodeo
Martyrdom... is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability. - George Bernard Shaw
It' like he has the ability to take on some of my pain. I feel so much better around him. Stronger. And he is willing to take my pain. He wants to bear it with me. I can see it shining in his eyes. I'm more than a duty to him. I'm more than his literal dream girl. I'm so much more. - Cynthia Hand
A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you. - Bob Proctor
God would never place a dream in your heart that He didn't have the ability to fulfill. - Chris Burkmenn
I am in a profession that has succeeded because of its ability to fix. If your problem is fixable, we know just what to do. But if it’s not? The fact that we have had no adequate answers to this question is troubling and has caused callousness, inhumanity, and extraordinary suffering. - Atul Gawande
Leadership is the ability to help people and organizations surpass themselves. - Mark Sanborn
There are many things evil people can take from you. However, they can never steal your ability to laugh and laugh loud. - Shannon L. Alder
The making of a journalist: no ideas and the ability to express them. - Karl Kraus
I've never met a man who combined spiritual depth, musical ability, and international fame with such grace, charm, and humility as Johnny.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. the only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. - Henry Ford
To talk of humans as 'transcendent' is not to ascribe to them spiritual properties. It is, rather, to recognize that as subjects we have the ability to transform our selves, our natures, our world—an ability denied to any other physical being. - Kenan Malik
when we are powerless to do a thing, it is a great joy that we can come and step inside the ability of Jesus - Corrie ten Boom
We often confuse determination with its evil twin: fixation. While determination is our ability to stand our ground while pursuing our goals. Fixation, on the other hand, is an unhealthy attachment to an ideal. - Venugopal Gupta
Our ability to discover new experiences exists outside of who we are in the Box. - Heidi Reagan
I have met many Masters and most have an abundance of flaws and social failings. However, the one thing that separates them from the rest of us is their fearless ability to walk their own path regardless of the opinions of others. - Gary Hopkins
The Fact That You Have The Ability To Stand On Stage And Sing While You’re Crying Is So Brave. - Demi Lovato
I hate pain, despite my ability to tolerate it beyond all known parameters, which is not necessarily a good thing. - Hunter S. Thompson
If the people can’t comprehend or don’t want to apprehend the approach of a person being honest in own attitude towards resolving any issues, then they will squarely put the blame or burden on him by saying that he lacks ability to make them understand his views. - Anuj Somany
With certainty, one thing would be unattainable for a thousand years, if I live; is the ability to stop ceaselessly falling deeper, and deeper, and deeper, in loving with you, over, and over, and over again... - Solomon Debisette
Your most precious possession is not your financial assets. Your most precious possession is the people you have working there, and what they carry around in their heads, and their ability to work together.
One mark of a good officer, he remembered, was the ability to make quick decisions. If they happen to be right, so much the better - Larry Niven
Your strength as a rationalist is your ability to be more confused by fiction than by reality. If you are equally good at explaining any outcome, you have zero knowledge. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
Elegance is a glowing inner peace. Grace is an ability to give as well as to receive and be thankful. Mystery is a hidden laugh always ready to surface! Glamour only radiates if there is a sublime courage & bravery within: glamour is like the moon; it only shines because the sun is there. - C. JoyBell C.
Never allow your ego to diminish your ability to listen. - Gary Hopkins
Art symbolizes our perfect ability in the matter of enriching the reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Burnout, beat-up and broken down we may limp away from a failed relationship, job or environment, but we will be better equipped to follow our hearts...thoughtfully. Our ability to see the potential in ourselves and others will determine our success. - Steve Knox
Everyone is born with an instinct of success, and ability to make it, but only the ones who think out of the box succeed. - Unarine Ramaru
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. - Barbara Johnson
Maturity is the ability to do a job whether or not you are supervised, to carry money without spending it and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even. - Ann Landers
We are all born with genius. It's like our fairy godmother. But what happens in life is that we stop listening to our inner voices, and we no longer have access to this extraordinary ability to create poetry. - Milton Glaser
What has to do with your ability to fall asleep is not caffeine. It’s having a clean conscience. I have a clean conscience so I can drink all the caffeine I want. - Bob Barr
Even when repressed, inequality grows; only the man who is below the average in economic ability desires equality; those who are conscious of superior ability desire freedom, and in the end superior ability has its way. - Will Durant
To show courage you must be in tune with your core values, understand your own fears and desires, committed to your integrity and tenacious in your ability to live it all in the face of oppostion. - -Shandel Slaten
Our humanity consists in our ability to sense and respect and respond to the humanity of others. - C. Terry Warner
Attitude, not ability, determines destiny - Anonymous
In this metallic age of barbarians, only a relentless cultivation of our ability to dream, to analyse and to captivate can prevent our personality from degenerating into nothing or else into a personality like all the rest. - Fernando Pessoa
Your identity depends on your heart's ability to excuse not on the power or the money you own. - Bharath Mamidoju
Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.
Nine-tenths of that which is attributed to sexuality is the work of our magnificent ability to imagine, which is no longer an instinct, but exactly the opposite: a creation. - José Ortega y Gasset
In life, some of the things we are afraid of are the same things that are use to test our ability to stand trials - Buhari S.I
Listening; our propensity to complicate this effortless act is only matched by our ability to relentlessly obscure the obvious. - Glenn A. Maltais
Greatness is not found in power, it is not found in money, it is not found in the ability to conquer. Greatness is found in humility, in compassion, and in the ability to think outside oneself. - Molly Anne Marie
Wisdom is the ability to transform unhappiness into happiness. - Marty Rubin
My greatest qualification for writing fiction was my ability, as a child, to lie with a straight face. - Ashwin Sanghi
ACCOUNTABILITY, n. The mother of caution. "My accountability, bear in mind," Said the Grand Vizier: "Yes, yes," Said the Shah: "I do -- 'tis the only kind Of ability you possess." Joram Tate - Ambrose Bierce
lack of sound mind and judgment the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions, is a matter of frustration and disillusionment to God - Sunday Adelaja
The amount of money that a person has in his bank account is not determined by his startingcapital but by his knowledge about money and his ability to manage it properly. - Sunday Adelaja
All top salespeople have a highly evolved will all top leaders have a highly evolved will you see it's the will that gives us the ability to focus - Bob Proctor
We each have the innate ability to heal ourselves. To empower ourselves with natural solutions, instead of succumbing to life-altering chemicals. There's a time and place for pharmaceuticals, but it shouldn't be the first answer, nor the only form treatment. - Dana Arcuri
The ability to do perform Reiki comes from an internal freedom. The power to be free from stress, tension, and anger. - Nikita Dudani
Spirituality is the ability to say - It is OK, in every circumstance. - Rajesh Nanoo
Everything that has ever happened to me that has been important has not been something that I've hoped for, or looked for, or manipulated -- it's all been predicated on my ability to take a new road when it presented itself and to go with it."(On Beauty: , Vogue, January 8, 2016) - Susan Sarandon
Wisdom is the ability to project into the future and see the consequences of every choice. - R.A.Delmonico
Any purpose will be entirely purposeless unless it completely exceeds my ability to achieve it for only then is there room for God, and without God purpose of even the most magnificent sort remains utterly and abjectly purposeless. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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
Love is not a mere sentiment but an instrument of ability. - Debasish Mridha
Life is not a problem but an endless possibility.Love is not a mere sentiment but an instrument of ability. - Debasish Mridha
The knowledge that you have emerged wiser and stronger from setbacks means that you are, ever after, secure in your ability to survive. - J. K. Rowling
Maybe the real miracle in any miracle is our ability to believe that despite our own depravity, in the eyes of God we are worthy of a miracle. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. - Rabbi Abraham Heschel
If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself. - Charles M. Schulz
Life is most transfixing when you are awake to diversity, not only of ethnicity, ability, gender, belief, and sexuality but also of age and experience. The worst mistake anyone can make is to perceive anyone else as lesser. - Andrew Solomon
With self-acceptance, we have the ability to choose compassion and forgiveness over anger and self-hatred. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
Unfortunately, there seems to be far more opportunity out there than ability.... We should remember that good fortune often happens when opportunity meets with preparation. - Thomas A. Edison
...although the universe itself isn't a conscious entity, it possesses the raw materials that, when properly set into motion, create consciousness. It has the ability to create intelligent life, which is capable of understanding the universe... It can know itself indirectly - Arthur Byron Cover
The ability to love is the divine power of human. - Debasish Mridha
Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you. - Wayne Dyer
Besides, what matters, when it comes to self-control, isn't so much willpower as vision-the ability to see the future, so that the long-run consequences of our short-run choices are vividly clear. In that sense, our shortcomings in this arena are really failures of imagination. - Daniel Akst
A healer's power stems not from any special ability, but from maintaining the courage and awareness to embody and express the universal healing power that every human being naturally possesses. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it. - Joyce Brothers
Liberty, taking the word in its concrete sense, consists in the ability to choose. - Simone Weil
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