Ability Quotes

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Steve Maraboli
“Sometimes life knocks you on your ass... get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is not the absence of problems, it's the ability to deal with them.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“You are unique. You have different talents and abilities. You don’t have to always follow in the footsteps of others. And most important, you should always remind yourself that you don't have to do what everyone else is doing and have a responsibility to develop the talents you have been given.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Edward Everett Hale
“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”
Edward Everett Hale

Sarah Dessen
“It shouldn't be easy to be amazing. Then everything would be. It's the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth. When something's difficult to come by, you'll do that much more to make sure it's even harder―or impossible―to lose.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

“It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.”
Roy T. Bennett

Israelmore Ayivor
“7 things negative people will do to you. They will...
1. Demean your value;
2. Destroy your image
3. Drive you crazily!
4. Dispose your dreams!
5. Discredit your imagination!
6. Deframe your abilities and
7. Disbelieve your opinions!

Stay away from negative people!”
Israelmore Ayivor

Norman Vincent Peale
“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

Sherman Alexie
“Do you understand how amazing it is to hear that from an adult? Do you know how amazing it is to hear that from anybody? It's one of the simplest sentences in the world, just four words, but they're the four hugest words in the world when they're put together.

You can do it.

I can do it.

Let's do it.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

“Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.
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 T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Toba Beta
“Many people pray to be kept out of unexpected problems.
Some people pray to be able to confront and overcome them.”
Toba Beta [Betelgeuse Incident], Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

Steve Maraboli
“You have the ability to choose your reactions.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“Leaders are limited by their vision rather than by their abilities.”
Roy T. Bennett

Napoléon Bonaparte
“Ability is of little account without opportunity.”
Napoleon Bonaparte

Eileen Kennedy-Moore
“By loving them for more than their abilities we show our children that they are much more than the sum of their accomplishments.”
Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential

Israelmore Ayivor
“Those who mistrust their own abilities are being too wicked to themselves, discouraging themselves from doing what they should have been excelling in. If you are good at discouraging yourself, you can't be a good leader because leadership is built on inspiring others to face challenges.”
Israelmore Ayivor

Rosalynn Carter
“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

Kamila Shamsie
“You have this ability to find beauty in weird places.”
Kamila Shamsie, Kartography

Gabriel García Márquez
“Tell him,' the colonel said, smiling, 'that a person doesn’t die when he should but when he can.”
Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Ability without honor is useless.”
Marcus T. Cicero

Kimberly Derting
“ In the privacy of my dreams, I'm a warrior.”
Kimberly Derting, The Essence

Elizabeth Gilbert
“I was doing something I'd never done before. And what will I be able to do tomorrow that I cannot yet do today?”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

Horace
“Dimidium facti qui coepit habet: sapere aude" ("He who has begun is half done: dare to know!").”
Horace

Catherynne M. Valente
“Some girls have to go to college to discover what they are good at; some are born doing what they must without even truly knowing why. I felt a hole in my heart shaped like a dark door I needed to guard.”
Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

Muhammad Yunus
“The fact that the poor are alive is clear proof of their ability.”
Muhammad Yunus, Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty

Orison Swett Marden
“The greatest thing a man can do in this world, is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.”
Orison Swett Marden, Learn to Expect a Great Deal of Life

“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

Marcus Tullius Cicero
“Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.”
Marcus T. Cicero

Ayn Rand
“Fransisco, you're some kind of very high nobility, aren't you?" He answered, "Not yet. The reason my family has lasted for such a long time is that none of us has ever been permitted to think he is born a d'Anconia. We are expected to become one.”
Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

Neal A. Maxwell
“God does not begin by asking our ability, but more of our availability. When we prove our dependability, He will in crease our capability.”
Neal A. Maxwell

Steve Maraboli
“If your salvation was dependent on your ability to read and understand scripture, Jesus would have been an author.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

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