Famous Ability Quotes in English With Images

Ability is a poor man's wealth.

- Mathew Wren

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

- Ability Quotes by Longfellow

No one knows what he can do till he tries.

- Ability Quotes by Charles Kingsley

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

- John Wooden Download or Share

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 Quote Download or Share

The trick of it, she told herself, is to be courageous and bold and make a difference.  Not change the world exactly, just the bit around you.  Go out there with your double-first, your passion and your new Smith Corona electric typewriter and work hard at … something.  Change lives though art maybe. Write beautifully.  Cherish your friends, stay true to your principles, live passionately and fully well.  Experience new things.  Love and be loved if at all possible.  Eat sensibly.  Stuff like that.

-David Nicholls, Download or Share

There is a wonderful way to deelop the ability to adapt to change. It is a simple drill with a fare-reaching effect: do something new and different once each day for a while... Entirely apart from developing the ability to adapt, this discipline is also rewarding and pleasant in the doing and in the new doors that it opens.

- Jean Hersey

The less their ability, the more their conceit.

- Ability Quote by Ahad Haam Download or Share

Nerds don't just happen to dress informally.  They do it too consistently.  Consciously or not, they dress informally as a prophylactic measure against stupidity.

- Paul Graham, September 2004 Download or Share

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.

- Baltasar Gracian Quotes Download or Share

Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

- Cicero Quotes (106 BC - 43BC) Download or Share

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

- Ability Quote by Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990) Download or Share

It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability.

-Francois de La Rochefoucauld Maxims, 1665 Download or Share

Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly.

-Thomas H. Huxley (1825 - 1895) Download or Share

Martyrdom… is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.

- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) The Devil's Disciple (1901) act 3 Download or Share

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

- Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862) Download or Share

Dressing up is inevitably a substitute for good ideas.  It is no coincidence that technically inept business types are known as "suits".

-Ability Quote by Paul Graham, September 2004 Download or Share

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

- Ability Quote by More John Wooden Download or Share

Power is the ability to get things done.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter Download or Share

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

- Helen Keller

Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.

- Roy L. Smith

Ability is of little account without opportunity.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.

- Stevie Wonder

You have this ability to find beauty in weird places.

Kamila Shamsie

Ambition may have to advertise, but ability advertises itself.

- F.D. Van Amburgh

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

- More Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Continuous effort, not strength or intelligence is the key to unlocking our potential.

- Liane Cardes

Ability means all of us finding our strengths and putting them to full use.

Saying by Kathleen Wynne

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

Quotes by Walter Scott

Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.

Roy L. Smith

Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.

- Quotation Napoleon Bonaparte

The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.

Bryant H. McGill

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.

- Saying by Francis Bacon

You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.

- Quotes by Zig Ziglar

Ability is a light bulb. If you don't turn it on, it will never shine.

Khang Kijarro Nguyen

The ability to relax and be mindfully present in the moment comes naturally when we are grateful.

Louise Hay

A man with ability and the desire to accomplish something can do anything.

Donald Kircher

The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly.

Saying by Wendell Berry

The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Ambrose Bierce

Ability to find the answers is more important than ability to know the answers.

Amit Kalantri

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

Quotation by Casey Stengel

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

John Wooden

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.

Ronald Reagan

You are amazing person with unique talents. Have faith in your abilities.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.

Abraham Maslow

Acting is the ability to live truthfully under the given imaginary circumstances.

Sanford Meisner

Perseverance is the ability to hold our course over time in the face of opposition.

Kris Vallotton

A man of ability and the desire to accomplish something can do anything.

Zig Ziglar

The most interesting income you will receive from doing good work is the increased ability to do better work.

- F.D. Van Amburgh

Our strengths are our tools, our personal reality. Our weaknesses are only what we are not.

- Joe Batten

It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

– Elbert Hubbard

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

Lou Holtz

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what a man or woman is able to do that counts.

- More Booker T. Washington

Positive thinking will let you use the ability which you have, and that is awesome.

Zig Ziglar

Contrary as it may seem, most people have more ability for their work than they have ambition to do it.

- F.D. Van Amburgh

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.

Lawrence G. Lovasik

If you believe you can do something, then you can acquire the ability to do it even if you didn't have it in the beginning.

Josh Billings

The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability he has.

- Confucius

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

To realize your potential you must look beyond the end of yourself, realizing that where you end is most likely where you actually begin.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Our natural gifts and abilities are limited, but when augmented by inspiration and guidance of the Holy Ghost, our potential increases many fold.

James E. Faust

Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct from ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.

- A.N. Whitehead

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

– Lou Holtz

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

- Cicero

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

To be granted some kind of usable talent and to be able to use it to the fullest extent of which you are capable - this, to me, is a kind of joy that is almost unequaled.

- Lawrence Welk

If you possess marked ability, it will show in your work. Capable people do not need to talk about themselves. Make your service so good that it will be your press agent.

- F.D. Van Amburgh

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

- George Herbert Allen

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

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. if I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it, even if I may not have it at the beginning.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. They’re willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to persevere in the face of many difficult odds. There’s a very positive relationship between people’s ability to accomplish any task and the time they’re willing to spend on it.

- Dr. Joyce