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There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.

Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!
Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Ability without honor is useless.
The really unhappy person is the one who leaves undone what they can do, and starts doing what they don't understand; no wonder they come to grief.
They are able because they think they are able.
You are the only person on earth who can use your ability.
To sentence a man of true genius, to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill.
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
Others have done it before me. I can, too.
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
Whatever women do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.
It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
Knowing what you can not do is more important than knowing what you can do. In fact, that's good taste.
Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
It's pretty hard to be efficient without being obnoxious.
The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
When my horse is running good, I don't stop to give him sugar.
The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one. But that is the best of all.
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.
God does not ask about our ability, but our availability.
It is all one to me if a man comes from Sing Sing Prison or Harvard. We hire a man, not his history.
Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
When it is a question of God's almighty Spirit, never say, I can't.
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains
The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited for our temperament and condition.
Ability is a poor man's wealth.
All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one...characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers.

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