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Abilities To Understand Quotes


"Our duty is to understand youth, but more, to help them understand themselves that they may release their varied abilities... We must help them to discover a life work, not work for life." - Henrietta Mears

"A failure to understand something does not mean it is irrational. It may simply mean that it lies on the far side of our limited abilities to take things in and make complete sense of them." - Alister E. McGrath

"The two things I understand best are stand-up comedy and martial arts. And those things require an ultimate grasp of the truth. You have to be objective about your skills and abilities to compete in both." - Joe Rogan

"Suppose there are some things that we don't understand about the universe, but if you understand human intelligence and you understand the gaps in our abilities to think about things, maybe we can engineer in a computer more advanced intelligences that can help augment our ability to think." - Edward Boyden

"The game lends itself to fantasies about our abilities." - Peter Alliss

"I have no ambition to shine beyond my abilities." - Washington Allston

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

"People of uncommon abilities generally fall into eccentricities when their sphere of life is not adequate to their abilities." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Obedience opens the door to the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost. And the spiritual gifts and abilities activated by the power of the Holy Ghost enable us to avoid deception - and to see, to feel, to know, to understand, and to remember things as they really are." - David A Bednar

"To understand the works of celebrated authors, to comprehend their systems, and retain their reasonings, is a task more than equal to common intellects; and he is by no means to be accounted useless or idle, who has stored his mind with acquired knowledge, and can detail it occasionally to others who have less leisure or weaker abilities." - Samuel Johnson

"Only recently have we begun to understand the specific cognitive skills that contribute to business success and how to measure them. Hopefully, this insight will allow us to more keenly focus our attention on indentifying and cultivating decision-making abilities in the executive population." - Justin Menkes

"I was raised in a religion that hardly ever acknowledges angels, and I never even heard of Michael until I was older. Angels were relegated to Christmas and Valentines, so I didn't really have any kind framework to understand this, even though my parents were open to things like intuition and psychic abilities and manifesting." - Doreen Virtue

"Understand: people will constantly attack you in life. One of their main weapons will be to instill in you doubts about yourself - your worth, your abilities, your potential. They will often disguise this as their objective opinion, but invariably it has a political purpose - they want to keep you down." - Robert Greene

"I actually enjoy complexity that's empowering. If it challenges me, the complexity is very pleasant. But sometimes I must deal with complexity that's disempowering. The effort I invest to understand that complexity is tedious work. It doesn't add anything to my abilities." - Ward Cunningham

"Do not lower your goals to the level of your abilities. Instead, raise your abilities to the height of your goals." - Swami Vivekananda

"Our abilities and giftedness does not end of this earth; we will continue to serve the Lord in agreement with our abilities on this earth." - Paul P. Enns

"Our abilities and giftedness does not end of this earth; we will continue to serve the Lord in agreement with our abilities on this earth." - Paul Enns

"From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs." - Karl Marx

"One of the greatest abilities is to be able to take criticism" - Sterling W Sill

"I listen to The Beatles, we both [with Abilities] listen to everything." - Eyedea

"Being comfortable isn't the way to learn to expand your abilities." - Thomas Perry

"To increase your level of self acceptance, think of your unique talents and abilities." - Brian Tracy

"Is there anything so wretched as to look at a man of fine abilities doing nothing?" - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Sometimes you just gotta use what God gave you to the best of your abilities." - Zach Braff

"I look for lessons in every experience. It adds to my leadership abilities." - Omarosa Manigault

"Is there anything so wretched as to look at a man of fine abilities doing nothing?" - Edwin Hubbell Chapin

"There are many rare abilities in the world which Fortune never brings to light." - Thomas Fuller

"Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country?" - George Washington

"The art of using moderate abilities to advantage often brings greater results than actual brilliance" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Constrain the user's expectations to match the abilities of the software." - Bruce Tognazzini

"Compassion, caring, teaching, loving, and sharing your gifts, talents, and abilities are the gateways to power." - Jamie Sams

"Gifts are abilities God gives us to meet the needs of others in Christ's name." - Timothy Keller

"My disability has opened my eyes to see my true abilities." - Robert M. Hensel

"Gifts are abilities God gives us to meet the needs of others in Christ's name." - Timothy Keller

"An actor has to evaluate his own abilities and be honest with himself." - Paul Newman

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

"The greatest gift is our own eyes, sense of smell, and abilities to deduce." - Patricia Cornwell

"To understand possible means to understand impossible." - Dejan Stojanovic

"This thing we call luck is merely professionalism and attention to detail, it's your awareness of everything that is going on around you, it's how well you know and understand your aircraft and your own limitations. Luck is the sum total of your of abilities as an aviator. If you think your luck is running low, you'd better get busy & make some more. Work harder, pay more attention. Do better preflights." - Stephen Coonts

"I think there is something about being described and having your abilities described as something definable. I was diagnosed at about six, when a teacher couldn't understand how I could be a bright girl and yet couldn't read yet. I did that whole backwards letters thing. I used to sit in the same place when I did homework because I remembered that B's went towards the window and D's went away from it." - Lucy Corin

"You always have to have faith in your own abilities and that has to be evident to your players." - Alan Pardew

"Society cannot continue to disable themselves through their need to categorize people or make assumptions as to another individual's abilities." - Evelyn Glennie

"Communism is a society where each one works according to his abilities and gets according to his needs." - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

"It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities . . ." - Arianna Huffington

"Success is a matter of adjusting one's efforts to obstacles and one's abilities to a service needed by others." - Henry Ford

"I always try and do everything I can to the best of my abilities, single aspect has to be perfect." - Jeff Dunham

"People who eat potatoes will never be able to perform their abilities in whatever job they choose to have." - Richard Cobden

"Two hallmarks of a healthy life are the abilities to love and to work. Each requires imagination." - Sigmund Freud

"Thanks to being profoundly rooted in Christ, he was able to bear a burden which transcends merely human abilities." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"My dear sisters, do not pray for tasks equal to your abilities, but pray for abilities equal to your tasks. Then the performance of your tasks will be no miracle, but you will be the miracle." - Thomas S Monson

"No worthy enterprise can be done by us without continual plodding and wearisomeness to our faint and sensitive abilities." - John Milton

"Our wishes are presentiments of the abilities that lie in us, harbingers of what we will be able to accomplish." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We do not mean to count or weigh our contributions by any standard other than that of our abilities." - Thomas Jefferson

"Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential." - John C Maxwell

"No man's abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a proper opportunity." - Pliny The Elder

"It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"I am profoundly skeptical about our abilities to predict the future in general, and human behavior in particular." - Errol Morris

"You know, in addition to your mind-reading abilities, I may have absorbed some sluttiness from your blood," - Jeaniene Frost

"Unfounded fears about your competence and abilities can cripple your unique talents and gifts, which are waiting to be released." - Dan Miller

"... for every disability you have, you are blessed with more than enough abilities to overcome your challenges." - Nick Vujicic

"Don't be afraid to assert yourself, have confidence in your abilities and don't let the bastards get you down." - Michael Bloomberg

"Music is a readily available, highly effective tool that you use to improve both your cognitive and physical abilities." - Arthur Winter

"When we are eager to be shy and humble about our accomplishments, we lose confidence in our abilities." - Claire Shipman

"Ye who write, choose a subject suited to your abilities. [Lat., Sumite materiam vestris, qui scribitis, aequam Viribus.]" - Horace

"The happiest and most contented people are those who each day perform to make the best of their abilities." - Bill Vaughan

"The only difference between your abilities and others is the ability to put yourself in their shoes and actually try." - Bill Vaughan

"The disillusionment with our own abilities is, perhaps, one of the most important things that can ever happen to us." - Tim Hansel

"The key to successfully working with each other is that they respect each other and their abilities." - Tricia Helfer

"I think I've always had the abilities, but the object has been to perform as well as I can." - Steve McNair

"I think that so many of our abilities to do things depend on interaction with each other." - Amartya Sen

"Our enemies are also seeking the abilities to sabotage our power grid, our financial institutions, our air traffic control systems." - Barack Obama

"The art of using moderate abilities to advantage wins praise, and often acquires more reputation than actual brilliancy." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It is a serious mistake to judge God within the narrow limits of our own understanding and abilities." - Sterling W Sill

"I am learning to be more vulnerable and open on stage. This comes with the development of my acting abilities." - Ben Heppner

"I'm trying to solidify a long-term career, because I have no other skills and no other abilities." - Martha Wainwright

"It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist." - Pierre Teilhard De Chardi

"I want people to notice my writing abilities are real and that I'm not just stuck in one situation." - R Kelly

"Everyone is born with psychic abilities. It's just a matter of knowing how to tap into it." - Julien Offray de La Mettrie

"Yes, education is the catalyst that will hone and sharpen our talents, skills, and abilities and cause them to blossom." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"I just got my work visa to shoot 'American Horror Story,' and my official status is 'alien with extraordinary abilities.'" - Lizzie Brochere

"No matter what one says, you can recognize only those matters that are equal to you. Only rulers who possess extraordinary abilities will recognize and esteem properly extraordinary abilities in their subjects and servants." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Our Animal Sanctuary initiative has many layers. We are aiming to create a place where abandoned and bullied creatures come together with bullied youth. We feel that bullies have leadership abilities, albeit these abilities are totally skewed and misdirected." - Ian Somerhalder

"I believe that happiness consists in having a destiny in keeping with our abilities. Our desires are things of the moment, often harmful even to ourselves; but our abilities are permanent, and their demands never cease." - Madame De Stael

"I wanted to understand." - Spider Robinson

"I am sympathetic to the general form of Aristotle's view: the exercise of complex and more inclusive abilities is not anything in itself that is or necessarily should be valued over simple and less inclusive abilities. Rather, value depends on what the abilities are and the ends to which they are put." - David Wong

"Wishes are premonitions of abilities." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Respect begins with this attitude: "I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth. God has endowed you with certain abilities and emotions. Therefore I respect you as a person. I will not desecrate your worth by making critical remarks about your intellect, your judgment or your logic. I will seek to understand you and grant you the freedom to think differently from the way I think and to experience emotions that I may not experience." Respect means that you give the other person the freedom to be an individual." - Gary Chapman

"We're not gods, Julia. We're helpers. That's all. People have called us terrible things in the past. But that was only because they didn't understand us. That understanding is for the future, a time not long from now. You may live to see it. Then perhaps you can work openly, but for now, keep your gifts to yourself. Never flaunt your abilities. Never think you hold the power of life and death. Only God has that power. When it's a person's time, nothing can save them." - Christopher Pike

"To understand is to invent." - Jean Piaget

"To understand is to forgive." - Blaise Pascal

"To understand hydrogen is to understand all of physics." - Victor Frederick Weisskopf

"To understand via the heart is not to understand." - Michel De Montaigne

"To understand our own thinking is to understand all thinking." - Byron Katie

"To be perfectly just is an attribute in the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man." - Joseph Addison

"The greatest waste ... is failure to use the abilities of learn about their frustrations and about the contributions that they are eager to make." - W Edwards Deming

"I believe it's important to stay young at heart, to have faith in what might seem impossible and to have goals beyond your current abilities or temporary means." - Hayley Williams

"Discipline is knowing what to do. Knowing when to do it. Doing it to the best of your abilities. Doing it that way every single time." - Bobby Knight

"I believe it's important to stay young at heart, to have faith in what might seem impossible and to have goals beyond your current abilities or temporary means." - Hayley Williams

"I believe that products should use technology to empower people of all abilities, to augment our minds and bodies, to make us better human beings." - Tom Gruber

"It's rewarding to be recognized by the fans and other players for my abilities and to be able to represent the Arizona Cardinals fans from around the world." - Larry Fitzgerald

"How do you develop your psychic abilities? Well, to begin with, naturally, you have to want to and believe that it is possible." - Frederick Lenz

"I believe it's important to stay young at heart, to have faith in what might seem impossible and to have goals beyond your current abilities or temporary means." - Hayley Williams

"To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man." - Joseph Addison

"Success in the affairs of life often serves to hide one's abilities, whereas adversity frequently gives one an opportunity to discover them." - Horace

"Academies that are founded at public expense are instituted not so much to cultivate men's natural abilities as to restrain them." - Baruch Spinoza

"If you think about it, an unfair society is a society that makes it possible for you to exploit your abilities to the limit." - Haruki Murakami

"Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act." - Maxwell Maltz

"How few there are who are furnished with abilities sufficient to recommend their actions to the admiration of the world, and distinguish themselves from the rest of mankind." - Richard Steele

"I had never doubted my own abilities, but I was quite prepared to believe that "the world" would decline to recognize them." - Colin Wilson

"To make something, you have to work within your abilities. Honestly assess what you can do and even more important, what can't you do." - Adam Carolla

"I didnt want to be encumbered by what anyone elses abilities were, their equipment or environment or their ability to get certain products." - Thomas Keller

"You don't bring glory or pleasure to God by hiding your abilities or by trying to be someone else. You only bring him enjoyment by being you." - Rick Warren

"We all have many more abilities and internal resources than we know. My advice is that you don't need to break your neck to find out about them." - Christopher Reeve

"I would want to have Spider-Man's web slinging abilities. I always thought it'd be cool to swing around the city jumping off of buildings and free diving." - Denzel Whitaker

"I've always loved plastics and rubber, and it's such a specifically unique material that you have to have the manufacturing abilities to make it." - Jeremy Scott

"I had never doubted my own abilities, but I was quite prepared to believe that the world would decline to recognize them." - Colin Wilson

"The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities." - Adam Smith

"Every person - with his or her own skills, abilities and uniqueness - can contribute to others and bring great joy to those that fortune has not smiled upon." - Shari Arison

"I cannot transfer my abilities to anyone, but I can think of quicker ways with which to help people develop numerical aptitude." - Shakuntala Devi

"I want to thank my parents for somehow raising me to have confidence that is disproportionate with my looks and abilities." - Tina Fey

"God seeth different abilities and frailties of men, which may move His goodness to be merciful to their different improvements in virtue." - William Law

"I never try to pander to an audience, and I'm really not concerned with my image. I'm far more interested in stretching my abilities as an actor." - Tom Selleck

"Political ignorance helps explain Americans' perpetual disappointment with politicians generally, and presidents especially, to whom voters unrealistically attribute abilities to control events." - George Will

"Freedom from militarism will give the German people the opportunity, if they will but seize it, to apply their great energies and abilities to the works of peace." - James F Byrnes

"I observe that more evolved souls are now reincarnating as women. Women find it easier to meditate and easier to develop their psychic abilities." - Frederick Lenz

"There are situations where you can either rise to the occasion or you can feel sorry for yourself. Really that's within your own abilities to make that decision." - Frank Mir

"It is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs." - Confucius

"The 18,000 NASA employees are full of galactic talents and abilities and are ready to accomplish whatever they're directed to do." - P J Orourke

"We all have abilities. I don't want to be recognized for my disability; I want to be recognized for my ability." - Kelly Knox

"You've got to understand life, understand it when you're young." - Cesare Pavese

"To understand recursion, one must first understand recursion." - Stephen Hawking

"You only understand information relative to what you already understand." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Impatience is not wanting to understand that you don't understand." - James Richardson

"When I don't understand things, I become passionate to understand." - Noomi Rapace

"The biggest atrocity of all is to indoctrinate our children into a system that does not value their creative expression, nor encourage their unique abilities." - Benjamin Greene

"Learning is more than the acquisition of the ability to think; it is the acquisition of many specialized abilities for thinking about a variety of things." - Lev S. Vygotsky

"The virtues of men are of more consequence to society than their abilities, and for this reason, the heart should be cultivated with more assiduity than the head." - Noah Webster

"Those whose abilities or knowledge incline them most to deviate from the general round of life are recalled from eccentricity by the laws of their existence." - Samuel Johnson

"When you engage in systematic, purposeful actin, using and stretching your abilities to the maximum, you cannot help but feel positive and confident abut yourself." - Brian Tracy

"The ruler should employ person in tasks according to their abilities because Knowers ( or the means ) and efficient employees make impossible tasks also possible." - Chanakya

"if something is perfect, then there is nothing left,there is no for imagination, no place left for a person to gain additional knowledge or abilities" - Tite Kubo

"Today I begin a new life for I am the master of my abilities and today is going to be a great and beautiful day!" - Tyrese Gibson

"A citizen who casts his ballot without having to the best of his abilities studied as much economics as he can fails in his civic duties." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Nothing is more destructive of individual character than for a man to lose all faith in his own abilities for the prosecution of his work." - Johann Gottlieb Fichte

"It's not going to happen through technology or our intellectual abilities but only through prayer. When we pray, God works. We believe God blesses churches that bless missions." - David Jeremiah

"The ability to help the people around me self-actualize their goals underlines the single aspect of my abilities and the label that I value most-teacher." - Bill Walsh

"A man of abilities and character, of any sect whatever, may be admitted to any office of public trust under the United States." - Edmund Randolph

"Cunning has effect from the credulity of others, rather than from the abilities of those who are cunning. It requires no extraordinary talents to lie and deceive." - Samuel Johnson

"The people who put limits on your abilities, goals, or dreams, may not be the people you want to associate yourself with." - Robert Cheeke

"Start small; Think possibilities; Reach beyond your known abilities; Invest all you have in your dream; Visualize miracles; Expect to experience success." - Robert H Schuller



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