These quotes about ability can wise you up in life to emerge as a potential power. Read on this article to get famous quotations and sayings about human capacity.

Ability Quotes

Dictionaries have defined 'ability' as the power to do something, of either physical or mental origin. Each and everybody of us are born into world, possessing some abilities. Not everybody possesses all the abilities to successfully complete every task but all of us have a few special or unique ability to pull off a few specific tasks. A software engineer, who excels in writing codes for the ultra innovative software, may not have the ability to cook delicious food and an excellent world famous chef, for sure, won't be able to write those codes. Like 'the parable of the sower', people and their abilities are usually and heavily conditioned by the situations and society, they living in. Go through the quotes to get more insights about ability.

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.

- Mahatma Gandhi

The Beatles saved the world from boredom.

- George Harrison

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

- Theodore Roosevelt

I only wish that ordinary people had an unlimited capacity for doing harm; then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.

- Socrates

Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.

- Steven Wright

While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.

- Helen Keller

You don't take a photograph, you make it.

- Ansel Adams

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

- Erich Fromm

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.

- Erich Fromm

The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science.

- Erich Fromm

We may come to Jesus and ask Him; He will know all about it; if He comes to a little child, he will adapt himself to the language and capacity of a little child.

- Joseph Smith, Jr.

Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.

- Karl Marx

Act quickly, think slowly

- Germaine Greer

A lot of people don't want to make their own decisions. They're too scared. It's much easier to be told what to do.

- Marilyn Manson

Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.

- John Dewey

Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power.

- J. G. Holland

Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power.

- J. G. Holland

Evil is the product of the ability of humans to make abstract that which is concrete.

- Jean Paul Sartre

Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you.

- Jean Paul Sartre

The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.

- Adam Smith

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had because they didn't have the talent or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?

- Nelson Mandela

An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.

- Common Sense , Thomas Paine

A gentleman can live through anything.

- William Faulkner

There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

- Nelson Mandela

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

- William Faulkner

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.

- Albert Einstein

All you owe the public is a good performance.

- Humphrey Bogart

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.

- Brian Tracy

It's sort of a feeling of power onstage. It's really the ability to make people smile, or just to turn them one way or another for that duration of time, and for it to have some effect later on. I don't really think it's power... it's the goodness.

- Robert Plant

I think I could sing and shear a few sheep at the same time.

- Robert Plant

We are like boxers, one never knows how much longer one has.

- Clint Eastwood

I'm not going to limit myself just because people won't accept the fact that I can do something else.

- Dolly Parton

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

- Dolly Parton

Courage is knowing what not to fear.

- Plato

The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.

- Charles Barkley

It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.

- Epictetus

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it.

- Charlie Chaplin

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