Inspiration Sayings – Ability

Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities.
Napoleon Bonaparte

People are always ready to admit a man’s ability after he gets there.
Bob Edwards

Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
Casey Stengel

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
Francis Bacon

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.
Malcolm S. Forbes

Every person is responsible for all the good within the scope of his abilities, and for no more, and none can tell whose sphere is the largest.
Gail Hamilton

It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.
Elbert Hubbard

The Creator has not given you a longing to do that which you have no ability to do.
Orison Swett Marden

Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw

They are able because they think they are able.

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.
Booker T. Washington

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.
Stevie Wonder

Ability is a poor man’s wealth.
M. Wren

What I need is someone who will make me do what I can.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

If we did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.
Thomas Edison

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
Lou Holtz

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Great ability develops and reveals itself increasingly with every new assignment.
Baltasar Gracian

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
Rosalynn Smith Carter