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Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.
Culture
John Abbott

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Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Inconsistency
Joseph Addison

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Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
Love
Barbara De Angelis

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Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Learning
Francis Bacon

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An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.
Silence
Walter Bagehot

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Instinct is untaught ability.
Instinct
Alexander Bain

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Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.
Endurance
William Barclay

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The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
Communication
Bernard M. Baruch

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Success is the ability to rise above principle.
Principles
Gerald Barzan

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Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of your times.
Wisdom
Bible

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Truth -- An ingenious compound of desirability and appearance.
Truth
Ambrose Bierce

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Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Ability
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Facts in books, statistics in encyclopedias, the ability to use them in men's heads.
Facts
Fogg Brackell

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Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
Friends and Friendship
Anita Brookner

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The depth of our despair measures what capability and height of claim we have to hope.
Despair
Thomas Carlyle

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No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
Ability
Andrew Carnegie

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Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple.
Genius
C. W. Ceran

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My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
Achievement
Winston Churchill

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Ability without honor is useless.
Ability
Marcus T. Cicero

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Accountability breeds response-ability.
Responsibility
Stephen R. Covey

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The ability to manage well doesn't make much difference if you're not even in the right jungle.
Management
Stephen R. Covey

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The worst of all diseases is a nervous ability.
Disease
Edward Dyson

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There is far more opportunity than there is ability.
Opportunity
Thomas A. Edison

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In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
Platitudes
George Eliot

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Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Ability
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun