ability quotes

Every man's ability may be strengthened or increased by culture.John Abbott

If you had a national grid with one operator, you had twenty or even a hundred operators, if you don't have the ability to compel people to observe high standards of conduct, then you run a greater risk.Spencer Abraham

The ability of a television series to make adjustments is something you've got to take advantage of.J. J. Abrams

We worked on solving the problem of voice communications in a noisy military environment. We established military codes that are highly audible and invented selection tests for personnel who had a superior ability to recognize sound in a noisy background.M. H. Abrams

In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.Ansel Adams

The golden rule of drums is hands clapping and feet tapping, and when you are in and out of consciousness, you can't do that to best of your ability.Steven Adler

There must be such a thing as a child with average ability, but you can't find a parent who will admit that it is his child.Thomas Bailey Aldrich

At this high moment, ability failed my capacity to describe.Dante Alighieri

I think that Congress' ability to reason is fully equal to that of the judiciary.Samuel Alito

Each of us has been put on earth with the ability to do something well. We cheat ourselves and the world if we don't use that ability as best we can.George Allen, Sr.

I loved living and breathing theatre so much that I decided I had to find a way to bring my desire to act and my ability to support myself together. I'd run through the possibilities in Washington, so that meant moving to New York.Karen Allen

Through their work with fetal tissue, researchers hope to find ways to harness embryonic stem cells which have the ability to become any type of human cell and could provide new treatments for many illnesses.Tom Allen

Our nation will have 50 percent less ability to do whatever our bidding is because the joint strike fighter program was canceled. There is nothing that is going to be a replacement besides the Joint Strike Fighter.James F. Amos

That is what I did with Jack, and that's why he liked to do the readings with me because he knew I was there for him, and for our ability to blend the poetry and the music.David Amram

When I played, I had a natural ability to jump and run, and I just wanted to get bigger and heavier.Brady Anderson

The ability to reduce everything to simple fundamental laws does not imply the ability to start from those laws and reconstruct the universe.Philip Warren Anderson

I would be a fool to deny my own abilities.Julie Andrews

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.Barbara de Angelis

My greatest blessing has been the birth of my son. My next greatest blessing has been my ability to turn people into children of mine.Maya Angelou

Hold those things that tell your history and protect them. During slavery, who was able to read or write or keep anything? The ability to have somebody to tell your story to is so important. It says: 'I was here. I may be sold tomorrow. But you know I was here.'Maya Angelou