flexible man doing handstand on seafront

If you can’t learn to do it well, learn to enjoy doing it badly.

Brilliant, Ashleigh

The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art…. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.

Dulles, John Foster

People are always ready to admit a man’s ability after he gets there.

Edwards, Bob

Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

If they try to rush me, I always say, I’ve only got one other speed and it’s slower.

Ford, Glenn

It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.

Ford, Henry

Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.

Frost, Robert

‘Tis skill not strength that governs a ship.

Fuller, Thomas

The winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.

Gibbon, Edward

Reason and the ability to use it are two separate skills.

Grillparzer, Franz

The carpenter is not the best who makesmore chips than all the rest.

Guiterman, Arthur

Skill and confidence are an unconquered ar

Herbert, George

A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much.


Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.

Bacon, Francis

When people find a man of the most distinguished abilities as a writer their inferior while he is with them, it must behighly gratifying to them.

Johnson, Samuel

The extraordinary ability of a woman to forget is not the same as the talent of a lady not to be able to remember.

Kraus, Karl

Ability wins us the esteem of the true men; luck that of the people.

La Rochefoucauld, Fran?ois

There is great ability in knowing how to conveal one’s ability.

La Rochefoucauld, Fran?ois

From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.

Marx, Karl

Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.

Newman, John Henry

Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.

Peter, Laurence J.

Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.

Bierce, Ambrose

Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.

Stengel, Casey

No one knows what he can do until hetries.

Syrus, Publilius

Ability lies in the mind and the heart. To tell your mind to limit your abilities a


Ability is of little account without opportunity.

Bonaparte, Napoleon

Men take only their needs into consideration never their abilities.

Bonaparte, Napoleon

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