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List of Proverbs and Sayings for "Ability"

  1. Ability is poor man’s wealth. - M. Wren
  2. Natural abilities are like natural plants that need pruning by study. – Francis bacon
  3. Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. – Cicero
  4. Ability is of little without opportunity. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  5. We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Longfellow
  6. Behind an able man there are always other able men. – Chinese Proverb
  7. As we advance in life, we learn the limits of our abilities. – James Froude
  8. They are able because they think they are able. – Virgil
  9. There is something that is much more, scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability. – Robert Half
  10. People are always ready to admit a man’s ability after he gets there. – Bob Edwards
  11. Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit. – Aristippus
  12. Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities. - Napoleon Bonaparte
  13. Since we cannot know all that is to be known of everything, we ought to know a little about everything. – Blaise Pascal
  14. From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs. – Karl Marx
  15. A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything. – Samuel Johnson
  16. There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one’s ability. – La Rochefoucauld
  17. The winds and waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators. – Edward Gibbon
  18. Do what you can with what you have where you are. – Theodore Roosevelt
  19. The human body has one ability not possessed by any machine – the ability to repair itself. - George Crane
  20. What we do upon some great occasion will probably depend on what we already are; and what we are will be the result of previous years of self-discipline. - H. P. Liddon
  21. The man who can speak acceptable is usually given credit for ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses. – Dale Carnegie

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