Capacity Quotes

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Elizabeth Taylor
“It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.”
Elizabeth Taylor, A Wreath of Roses

John Stuart Mill
“It is indisputable that the being whose capacities of enjoyment are low, has the greatest chance of having them fully satisfied; and a highly endowed being will always feel that any happiness which he can look for, as the world is constituted, is imperfect. But he can learn to bear its imperfections, if they are at all bearable; and they will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify.

It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, is of a different opinion, it is only because they only know their own side of the question.”
John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism

Mikhail Naimy
“How much more infinite a sea is man? Be not so childish as to measure him from head to foot and think you have found his borders.”
Mikhail Naimy, The Book of Mirdad: The strange story of a monastery which was once called The Ark

Jessica Shirvington
“We all have the capacity to find the will to do what must be done - even when that which we must do terrifies us most. Remember this.”
Jessica Shirvington, Enticed

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

Criss Jami
“When focusing only on one's credentials one boasts his own incompetence in his capacity for discernment of the individual.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“Now, on the eve of my return to prison, I remind myself that each of us has and Adolf Hitler and a Corrie ten Boom within us. We have the capacity to hate and the capacity to love. Which one we reach for–our inner Hitler or inner ten Boom–is up to us.”
Dr. Edith Eva Eger

“Forget what we became, focus on what we're capable of becoming.”
Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel

Jean-Claude Carrière
“A ști anumite lucruri pe de rost îți conferă capacitatea unei înțelegeri superioare.”
Jean-Claude Carrière, Nu sperați că veți scăpa de cărți

“When we invest in active listening, the dividend is an expanded capacity for compassion.”
Laurie Buchanan, PhD

Ana Claudia Antunes
“There is no greater force of amiability, or ability,
Than to have strength combined with flexibility.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, The Tao of Physical and Spiritual

“You are an egg that became an eaglet, you managed to walk but within, you have the capacity to soar!”
Ikechukwu Izuakor, Great Reflections on Success

Ayad Akhtar
“[A]t the end of the day, art's capacity to change the world is profoundly limited. But what it can do is change the way we see things individually.”
Ayad Akhtar

“It seems to be ingrained in our nature that our desires should exceed our capacities.”
Marty Rubin

Henry Ford
“I'm looking for a lot of men with an infinite capacity for not knowing what cannot be done.”
Henry Ford

“If you have the capacity to soar, SOAR!! Flying like other birds is a bribe fully sponsored by the demonic spirit of limitation.”
Ikechukwu Izuakor, Great Reflections on Success

Clement Ogedegbe
“Man’s major problem is not that he lacks potentials, neither is it that he lacks solutions but man’s major problem is that he lacks knowledge of what he is truly capable of.”
CLEMENT OGEDEGBE, YOUR POTENTIALS - THE SOURCE OF YOUR GREATNESS: ….Secrets to unleashing your full potentials and achieving greater heights in life.

Pamela McLean
“We grow our capacity to operate masterfully by first gaining a true sense of the self we are living in.”
Pamela McLean, Self as Coach, Self as Leader: Developing the Best in You to Develop the Best in Others

“you may not have the capacity to create the waves, but you can learn the ability to surf the waves”
Ekere Marshal

“Forget what we became, what matters is what we've become, and our potentials to overcome.”
Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Your capacity lies in your courage.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“Isn't simplification sometimes impoverishment? How to convey the richness of the message with a poverty of symbols. If we oversimplify the form, don't we kill the content?”
V. Y. Mudimbe

Lailah Gifty Akita
“He who has strength must serve in his capacity.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Andrena Sawyer
“We don't have a blessing shortage, we have a capacity crisis.”
Andrena Sawyer

“Poor self concept limits ones ability to take tasks and seize opportunities that are within ones capacity and potential because of the embodied self limiting beliefs one carries.”
Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

“One reason for unanswered prayers is insufficient capacity to accommodate and handle what we are praying for and desiring in our hearts.”
Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

“We fail to achieve big things because we have neglected enlarging and increasing our inner capacity to handle and accommodate the success we are desiring in our lives. Any achievement in life is directly proportionate to the inner capacity to handle it”
Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

“Any blessing or achievement turns to be a curse if it's not accompanied by efforts to increase and enlarge inner capacity to handle it.”
Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

Abhijit Naskar
“Power and recklessness are a dangerous combination.”
Abhijit Naskar, Generation Corazon: Nationalism is Terrorism

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