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Ability And Attitude Quotes


"The Stones are a different kind of group. I realized that when I joined them. It's not really so much their musical ability, it's just they have a certain kind of style and attitude which is unique" - Mick Taylor

"To help us bring benefit to others through our words and actions, it is useful to cultivate an attitude of sympathetic joy in others' achievements and good fortune. This attitude is a powerful antidote against envy, which is not only a source of unnecessary suffering on the individual level but also an obstacle to our ability to reach out and engage with others." - Dalai Lama

"To help us bring benefit to others through our words and actions, it is useful to cultivate an attitude of sympathetic joy in others" achievements and good fortune. This attitude is a powerful antidote against envy, which is not only a source of unnecessary suffering on the individual level but also an obstacle to our ability to reach out and engage with others." - Dalai Lama

"Spiritual knowledge improves intuitive ability, innovative ability and communication." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Style is attitude, attitude, attitude!" - Iris Apfel

"The ability to fantasize is the ability to survive, and the ability to fantasize is the ability to grow" - Ray Bradbury

"I want to work with kids and help develop them, show them the right way, the right morals and attitude into how to become a better footballer. Australia has many different cultures but I'd like to bring in the indigenous style, bring their competitiveness, athleticism and raw ability into the frame." - Tim Cahill

"Scepticism is an ability, or mental attitude, which opposes appearances to judgments in any way whatsoever, with the result that,owing to the equipollence of the objects and reasons thus opposed we are brought firstly to a state of mental suspense and next to a state of "unperturbedness" or quietude." - Sextus Empiricus

"Spirituality lies not in the power to heal others, to perform miracles, or to astound the world with our wisdom, but in the ability to endure with right attitude whatever crosses we have to face in our daily lives, and thus to rise above them." - Daya Mata

"Morale and attitude are the fundamentals to success." - Bud Wilkinson

"With right attitude, life is very simple and very easy." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"The ABCs are attitude, behavior and communication skills." - Gerald Chertavian

"Attitude is the difference between ordeal and adventure" - Bob Bitchin

"The difference between an adventure and an ordeal is attitude." - Bob Bitchin

"Some people have a negative attitude, and that's their disability." - Marla Runyan

"Attitude creates your world and designs your destiny." - Myles Munroe

"Happiness is a present attitude and not a future condition." - Hugh Prather

"We recruit for attitude and train for skill," - Atul Gawande

"I would rather have the wrong facts and a right attitude, than right facts and a wrong attitude." - Chuck Smith

"Whereas modern cynicism brought despair about the ability of the human species to realize laudable ideals, postmodern cynicism doesn't - not because it's optimistic, but because it can't take ideals seriously in the first place. The prevailing attitude is Absurdism. A postmodern magazine may be irreverent, but not bitterly irreverent, for it's not purposefully irreverent; its aim is indiscriminate, because everyone is equally ridiculous. And anyway, there's no moral basis for passing judgment. Just sit back and enjoy the show." - Robert Wright

"A leader's ability to convey confidence and his ability to communicate effectively are similar." - John C Maxwell

"Attitude and personality are as important as experience and ability." - Brian Tracy

"Attitude is an important part of the foundation upon which we build a productive life. A good attitude produces good results, a fair attitude poor results, a poor attitude poor results. We each shape our own life, and the shape of it is determined largely by our attitude." - M Russell Ballard

"When our attitude towards ourselves is big, and our attitude toward others is generous and merciful, we attract big and generous portions of success." - W Clement Stone

"Every change in human attitude must come through internal understanding and acceptance. Man is the only known creature who can reshape and remould himself by altering his attitude." - John C Maxwell

"Success is not an accident. It is the result of your attitude and your attitude is a choice. Hence sucess is a matter of choice and not chance." - Shiv Khera

"This attitude of mind - this attitude of uncertainty - is vital to the scientist, and it is this attitude of mind which the student must first acquire. It becomes a habit of thought. Once acquired, we cannot retreat from it anymore." - Richard P Feynman

"Your mental attitude is someting you can control outright and you must use self-discipline until you create a Positive Mental Attitude - your mental attitude attracts to you everything that makes you what you are." - Napoleon Hill

"I inherited my ability from both parents; my mother's ability for spending money, and my father's ability for not earning it." - Laurence J Peter

"Success is that old ABC: ability, breaks and courage." - Charles Luckman

"Dreaming illustrates your hidden capacities and your unawakened ability." - Peter J. Daniels

"Creativity is the ability to see and to respond." - Erich Fromm

"Music has always had the ability to comfort and inspire." - Pete Seeger

"I want people to appreciate talent and ability." - Michael Jackson

"Knowledge and ability were tools, not things to show off." - Haruki Murakami

"Spirituality is a boundless ability to respond and experience." - Jaggi Vasudev

"Friends enhance our ability to think and act." - Aristotle

"Leadership is the ability to lift and inspire." - Paul Dietzel

"The ability to compromise and having the ability to laugh at ourselves is huge and works well for me." - Steve Carell

"Shoes transform your body language and attitude. They lift you physically and emotionally." - Christian Louboutin

"Take the place and attitude to which you see your unquestionable right, and all men acquiesce." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Rock n' roll is about attitude and rebellion. It's supposed to be fun and spontaneous." - Slash

"A positive attitude and a sense of humor go together like biscuits and gravy." - Dolly Parton

"Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability." - Cicero

"Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability." - Robert A Heinlein

"The strength of my Princeton teams has always been attitude, intelligence and discipline." - Pete Carril

"The attitude of unhappiness is not only painful, it is mean and ugly." - William James

"Approach difficult tasks with a positive attitude - you'll inspire others and feel better about what's ahead" - Denise Austin

"When we come to [work] we bring an attitude. We can bring a moody attitude and have a depressing day. We can bring a grouchy attitude and irritate our coworkers and customers. Or we can bring a sunny, playful, cheerful attitude and have a great day." - Stephen C. Lundin

"Good posture and an attitude let you get away with anything." - Lorna Landvik

"Your full potential can only be awaken by the spirit of a powerful and positive attitude." - Joel Brown

"Develop a positive attitude. Think and picture how amazing you are going to be. Visualize it!" - Jack Lalanne

"Speciesism: A failure, in attitude or practice, to accord any nonhuman being equal consideration and respect" - Joan Dunayer

"Just remember that, ultimately, dressing is always about attitude, feeling comfortable and confidence" - Kate Moss

"With genuine love and compassion, another person's appearance or behavior has no affect on your attitude." - Dalai Lama

"The better your attitude and the harder you work, the luckier you get." - Robert G Allen

"I think 'modesty' is a beautiful word today - and a beautiful attitude." - Alber Elbaz

"Attitude and the spirit in which we communicate are as important as the words we say." - Charles Stanley

"One's attitude towards oneself is the single most important factor in healing and staying well." - Bernie Siegel

"Hot air expands, and seriously pompous attitude is the inflation of choice by those lacking substance." - Vanna Bonta

"Work hard, put maximum effort, and have a good attitude. Most importantly never give up." - Ana Monnar

"Imagine a place where everyone chooses to bring energy, passion, and a positive attitude every day." - Stephen C. Lundin

"Have the fearless attitude of a hero and the loving heart of a child." - Soyen Shaku

"The great thing about an attitude is that it's yours and you can change it." - Joyce Meyer

"Our attitude is more honest and more consistent than our words." - Abraham Lincoln

"Attitude is an accurate monitor of where we fall on the spectrum of pride and humility." - Erwin Mcmanus

"Stand in that reverent attitude to the whole universe, and then will come perfect non attachment." - Swami Vivekananda

"Cultivate an attitude of gratitude, of giving and forgiving. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Be aware that the difference between heaven and earth is not so much altitude but attitude." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"Manner is personality-the outward manifestation of one's innate character and attitude toward life." - Emily Post

"You ca' always control circumstances. However, you can always control your attitude, approach, and response." - Tony Dungy

"NLP is an attitude and a methodology, not the trail of techniques it leaves behind" - Richard Bandler

"Face the truth squarely. In politics that is always the best and the only correct attitude." - Vladimir Lenin

"If you have a vagina and an attitude in this town, then that's a lethal combination." - Sharon Stone

"Two parts of empathy: Skill (tip of iceberg) and Attitude (mass of the iceberg)." - Anonymous

"A Positive Mental Attitude is the right mental attitude. What is the right mental attitude? It is most often comprised of the "plus" characteristics symbolized by such words as faith, integrity, hope, optimism, courage, initiative, generosity, tolerance, tact, kindliness, and good common sense. A person with positive mental attitude aims for high goals and constantly strives to achieve them." - Napoleon Hill

"The truth is that it is our attitude towards children that is right, and our attitude towards grown-up people that is wrong. Our attitude towards our equals in age consists in a servile solemnity, overlying a considerable degree of indifference or disdain. Our attitude towards children consists in a condescending indulgence, overlying an unfathomable respect." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"By our attitude, we decide to read, or not to read. By our attitude, we decide to try or give up. By our attitude, we blame ourselves for our failure, or we blame others. Our attitude determines whether we tell the truth or lie, act or procrastinate, advance or recede, and by our own attitude we and we alone actually decide whether to succeed or fail." - Jim Rohn

"Attitude is altitude." - Julius Erving

"Surfing is attitude dancing." - Gerry Lopez

"Maintain a receptive attitude!" - Tae Yun Kim

"Make Winning an Attitude." - Pat Summitt

"Maintain a forgiving attitude!" - Tae Yun Kim

"Happiness and a positive attitude are gifts you can pass along. So get out there and start giving." - Denise Austin

"He had a come-and-get-me-baby-I'm-pure-trouble-and-you're-gonna-love-it kind of attitude." - Karen Marie Moning

"Attitude, humor and action (persistence) will whip fears and rejection. Fear of failure doesn't exist, if you believe it doesn't." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"True leadership is an attitude that naturally inspires and motivates others, and it comes from an internalized discovery about yourself." - Myles Munroe

"It is my conviction that in general women are more snobbish and class conscious than men and that these ignoble traits are a product of men's attitude toward women and women's passive acceptance of this attitude." - Mary Barnett Gilson

"Bamboo is flexible, bending with the wind but never breaking, capable of adapting to any circumstance. It suggests resilience, meaning that we have the ability to bounce back even from the most difficult times. . . . Your ability to thrive depends, in the end, on your attitude to your life circumstances. Take everything in stride with grace, putting forth energy when it is needed, yet always staying calm inwardly." - Ping Fu

"Our general attitude toward life and our attitude toward sexuality cannot be separated. We cannot choose where we will build strongly and where we will disregard, for all the threads interweave to make the human pattern." - Frances G. Wickes

"Culture defines who we are and how we see ourselves. A new attitude toward nature provides space for a new attitude toward culture and the role it plays in sustainable development" - Wangari Maathai

"Great leadership usually starts with a willing heart, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference." - Mac Anderson

"The most unknown, unused and unrecognised tool of the human mind, is the recognition that attitude is always a choice" - Mark Horton

"Only one thing can conquer war-that attitude of mind which can see nothing in war but destruction and annihilation..." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Happiness can only be found within, by breaking attachments to external things and cultivating an attitude of acceptance." - Jonathan Haidt

"We can change our whole life and attitude of the people around us simply by changing ourselves.." - Rudolf Dreikurs

"Its OK to be weird. And maybe your weird is my normal. Whos to say? I think its an attitude." - Lady Gaga

"I think being connected to younger people helps to keep you young and gives you a young attitude." - Hugh Hefner

"Whenever Im having a bad day and have an attitude, I stay home. I keep it at home." - Michael Clarke

"I think my secret is that there's no shortcuts for hard work, determination and having that don't give up attitude." - Jerry Rice

"We will be at our best when times are at their worst because of our habits, attitude and chemistry." - Lawrence Frank

"Kindness to self will put you in the perfect attitude and position to be kind to others." - Alan Cohen

"Good design is a Renaissance attitude that combines tech, cognitive science, human need and beauty to produce something." - Paola Antonelli

"Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals." - Christopher Isham

"Our attitude towards ourselves should be 'to be satiable in learning' and towards others 'to be tireless in teaching." - Mao Zedong

"I have come to the conclusion that it is attitude that determines how you handle and survive life." - Sara Henderson

"As Camille Paglia's success has demonstrated, what is most marketable is absolutism and attitude undiluted by thought." - Wendy Kaminer

"We each shape our own life, and the shape of it is determined largely by our attitude." - M Russell Ballard

"Confidence is a characteristic of a positive attitude. The greatest achievers and leaders remain confident regardless of circumstances." - John C Maxwell

"Decide to be happy, knowing it's an attitude, a habit gained from daily practice, and not a result or payoff." - Denis Waitley

"What's the point? was my attitude. We're all just going to die and then NOT be let on the boat." - Meg Cabot

"He said you sparkle like a newborn galaxy and have more attitude than a rich kid with his daddy's Porsche." - Darynda Jones

"I've always find that Aussies and Vancouver-ites in general just have a similar kind of attitude." - Ryan Reynolds

"A good attitude for a woman is to be confident, and to be confident is to be natural." - Emmanuelle Alt

"When the players think you are strong and that you trust them, it helps them to have a good attitude," - Jose Mourinho

"Today's youth are told to get rich or die trying and they really shouldn't take that attitude forward with them." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"There's no such thing as good weather, or bad weather. There's just weather and your attitude towards it." - Louise Hay

"Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife - chopping off what's incomplete and saying: "Now it's complete because it's ended here"." - Frank Herbert

"Our attitude towards ourselves should be to be satiable in learning and towards others to be tireless in teaching." - Mao Tse-Tung

"So surely as you find yourself in the mental attitude of haste, just so surely may you know that you are out of the mental attitude of greatness. Hurry and fear will instantly cut your connect with the universal mind." - Wallace D. Wattles

"I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have right attitude toward others based on kindness, compassion, love and respect." - Dalai Lama

"What does your attitude proclaim to the world about you today? It is never to late to change your story, start by changing your thoughts and pay attention to your attitude." - Bob Proctor

"I remember also speaking to a reporter on Gay News who enquired about my attitude to Gay Dogs and reassuring him of my compassionate attitude to homosexuality among dogs, while secretly feeling they ought to be whipped." - Auberon Waugh

"Any action done with the right attitude, understanding and discrimination will take you closer to liberation. If however, the same action is done without the right attitude, it will bind you." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"I can see no justification whatever for the attitude which refuses on purely a priori grounds to accept action at a distance ... Such an attitude bespeaks an unimaginativeness, a mental obtuseness and obstinacy." - Percy Williams Bridgman

"We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for the day. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. Our attitude is everything." - Charles R Swindoll

"To start with, you should have an attitude of gratitude. Without an attitude of gratitude, neither prosperity nor pleasure, joy nor happiness means anything, and it works this way: to those who have an attitude of gratitude and who do it with innocence, Mother Nature brings all the wealth, health, and happiness." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Work for the actor lies essentially in two areas: the ability to consistently create reality and the ability to express that reality." - Lee Strasberg

"I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability." - Cicero

"Intelligence is not only the ability to reason; it is also the ability to find relevant material in memory and to deploy attention when needed." - Daniel Kahneman

"I add this also, that natural ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability." - Cicero

"The attitude of mourning is a faithless attitude, an ignorant attitude. The more we know, the more fully we shall trust, for we shall feel with utter certainty that we and our dead are alike in the hands of perfect Power and perfect Wisdom, directed by perfect Love." - Charles Webster Leadbeater

"Maturity brings - among other things - the ability to sustain and survive enormous contradictions and disappointments." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Running and science draw on similar traits - stamina, ambition, patience, and the ability to overcome limits." - Wolfgang Ketterle

"A leader should have higher endurance and ability to accept and embrace failure." - Jack Ma

"Real freedom is the ability to pause between stimulus and response, and in that pause, choose." - Rollo May

"The ability to understand and deliver comedy and tragedy is extremely rare in one composer." - Signe Baumane

"Every forward step achieved by man has been due to the adventurous attitude. This attitude inspires dissatisfaction with the world as it is; it arouses the desire to change and improve things. The attitude of adventure is the flame that lights the fuse to explode new ideas." - Wilferd Peterson

"A child's attitude toward everything is an artist's attitude." - Willa Cather

"Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity." - Vanna Bonta

"Luck? Sure. But only after long practice and only with the ability to think under pressure." - Babe Didrikson Zaharias

"The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action." - Alexander Graham Bell

"I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success." - Martin Van Buren

"Look for players with character and ability. But remember, character comes first." - Joe Gibbs

"The tragedy is that so many have ambition and so few have ability" - William Feather

"Whatever we believe about ourselves and our ability comes true for us." - Susan L Taylor

"Being an artist means seeing things and never having the ability to shut your eyes." - Keariene Muizz

"Confidence is something you acquire in yourself by believing in self ability with courage and conviction." - Anil Sinha

"... freedom isn't the absence of boundaries; it's the ability to operate successfully and happily within boundaries." - Shirley Boone

"Your energy and the ability to energize others is more valuable than your time." - Bill Hybels



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