Ability Quotes

Ability without honor is useless.

What a great discrepancy there is between men and the results they achieve! It is due to the difference in their power of calling together all the rays of their ability, and concentrating them upon one point.

The superior man is distressed by his want of ability.

What you have in mind, your talents, your native abilities, no one can take from you. When you die you take them with you. Use them diligently while you are here. Why wait until the shadows of death?

A man must not deny his manifest abilities, for that is to evade his obligations.

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they do not know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.

Men take only their needs into consideration. Never their abilities.

The question “Who ought to be boss?” is like as “Who ought to be the tenor in the quartet?” Obviously, the man who can sing tenor.

Ability is of little account without opportunity.