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Ability To Hear Quotes


"Those who listen to lies lose the ability to hear the truth." - Austin O'Malley

"High culture is the ability to hear the William Tell Overture and not think of the Lone Ranger." - Arthur D. Hlavaty

"Our ability to offer empathy can allow us to stay vulnerable, defuse potential violence, help us hear the word 'no' without taking it as a rejection, revive lifeless conversation, and even hear the feelings and needs expressed through silence." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"The acme of judicial distinction means the ability to look a lawyer straight in the eyes for two hours and not hear a damned word he says." - John Marshall

"My ability has always been to walk out on the stage and see the audience and figure out what they wanna hear." - George Clinton

"I hope I inspire people who hear. Hearing people have the ability to remove barriers that prevent deaf people from achieving their dreams." - Marlee Matlin

"Sometimes I was so busy being tuned in to outside ideas, expectations, and demands, I failed to hear the unique music in my soul. I forfeited my ability to listen creatively to my deepest self, to my own God within." - Sue Monk Kidd

"The real secret to freedom seems to lie in the ability to deal with ambiguity, the capacity to tolerate noise and yet hear within its wild randomizing abandon the possibilities of innovation and transformations." - William Thompson

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

"If we are ever going to develop an ability to hear from God and be led by His Spirit, we have to start making our own decisions and trust the wisdom God has deposited in our own heart." - Joyce Meyer

"I like to create the music I hear in my interior. As a conductor, you have the ability to squeeze the sounds and interpretation you asked for from 50 to 80 people." - Eberhard Weber

"Well, there aren't any graves in mundane wedding ceremonies," said Tessa. "Though your ability to quote the Bible is impressive. Better than my aunt Harriet's." "Did you hear that, James? She just compared us to her aunt Harriet." - Cassandra Clare

"For men can endure to hear others praised only so long as they can severally persuade themselves of their own ability to equal the actions recounted: when this point is passed, envy comes in and with it incredulity." - Thucydides

"Well, there are' any graves in mundane wedding ceremonies," said Tessa. "Though your ability to quote the Bible is impressive. Better than my aunt Harriet"s." "Did you hear that, James? She just compared us to her aunt Harriet." - Cassandra Clare

"The analogy I like is this imagine being able to see the world but you are deaf, and then suddenly someone gives you the ability to hear things as well - you get an extra dimension of perception," - Albert Einstein

"We love old travelers: we love to hear them prate, drivel and lie; we love them for their asinine vanity, their ability to bore, their luxuriant fertility of imagination, their startling, brilliant, overwhelming mendacity." - Mark Twain

"There's an inverse relationship between my temper and my ability to control my accent. If you hear me say 'Fiddledeedee', run for the hills, because I'm getting ready to take out bystanders." - Molly Harper

"I am lucky to have been gifted with a good ear and the ability to mimic. If I can hear it... I can replicate it, whether it's a dialect or just matching the tone of someones voice." - Robin Atkin Downes

"What I've come to know is that in life, it's not always the questions we ask, but rather our ability to hear the answers that truly enriches our understanding. Never, never stop learning." - Lester Holt

"I have learned that much of my spiritual progress does not come directly from God, but through my ability to humble myself and hear Him speak through imperfect people." - Francis Frangipane

"Very often I hear talk about female literature, or femininity in literature. It's a categorization I am not sure about. Maybe there are a few elements that distinguish women's observations from men's, like the ability to notice some fine details." - Luljeta Lleshanaku

"We are paralyzed from advancing as a society, advancing as a culture because so many of the dominantly influential people in our country are actual idiots who don't even have the ability to understand common sense when they hear it." - Rush Limbaugh

"I feel like I'm losing my ability to understand reality; like when someone loses their hearing, they can still speak English, but their speech eventually becomes distorted because they can't hear themselves." - David Chang

"It's actually what I consider legalised cheating because one of the great senses that you have on a tennis court is your ability to hear the ball come off your opponent's strings [on Sharapova grunting" - John Newcombe

"The chief ability of an executive should be his ability to recognize ability." - Evan Esar

"Those who have ears to hear, will hear" - Dmitri Shostakovich

"He that hath ears to hear, let him hear." - Bible

"I think people hear the question they want to hear." - Chris Christie

"Honesty: The ability to resist small temptations." - John Ciardi

"Genius: the ability to prolong one's childhood." - H L Mencken

"Power is the ability to achieve purpose." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I have an amazing ability to forget." - Gene Mauch

"Security lies in our ability to produce." - Douglas Macarthur

"Faith is your reaction to God's ability." - Zig Ziglar

"The ability to adapt is everything!" - Denis Waitley

"Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification." - Sigmund Freud

"Happiness is the ability to recognize it." - Carolyn Wells

"Teaching is the ability to inspire learning." - Nick Saban

"Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt." - Nolan Ryan

"Purity is the ability to contemplate defilement." - Simone Weil

"Disability is the inability to see ability." - Vikas Khanna

"Responsibility is the ability to respond." - Lucille Ball

"Worry destroys the ability to write." - Ernest Hemingway

"Power is the ability to make change." - Geneva Overholser

"Intelligence is the ability to solve problems" - Robert Kiyosaki

"Man's ability to delude himself is infinite." - Kinky Friedman

"Ability has nothing to do with opportunity." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Music has the ability to comfort people." - Matthew Morrison

"Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity." - Thor Heyerdahl

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

"It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test." - Lou Holtz

"Less and less frequently do we encounter people with the ability to tell a tale properly. More and more often there is embarrassment all around when the wish to hear a story is expressed. It is as if something that seemed inalienable to us, the securest among our possessions, were taken from us: the ability to exchange our experiences...Experience has fallen in value. And it looks as if it is continuing to fall into bottomlessness." - Walter Benjamin

"There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability." - Robert Half

"Life itself, every bit of health that we enjoy, every hour of liberty and free enjoyment, the ability to see, to hear, to speak, to think, and to imagine- all this comes from the hand of God. We show our gratitude by giving back to Him a part of that which He has given to us." - Billy Graham

"Our ability to grow is directly proportional to an ability to entertain the uncomfortable." - Twyla Tharp

"Your ability to generate power is directly proportional to your ability to relax" - David Allen

"The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly." - Wendell Berry

"From each according to his ability, to each according to his ability." - Craig Bruce

"We need games like 'A Closed World' for many reasons. When you hear another developer talk about how games need to grow up, they need to tackle adult themes, and how they need to embrace that ability to transport the player into a different world, this is that game that they want other developers to make." - Rob Manuel

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

"It's not our ability to get forgiveness that saves us. It's out ability to grant forgiveness." - Jeri Smith-Ready

"Your ability to learn depends partly on your ability to relinquish what you've held." - Milton Hall

"Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over." - Anonymous

"Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular." - Lisa Lutz

"My ability to function effectively will not affect my ability to serve as commander-in-chief." - Michele Bachmann

"Response-ability is the ABILITY to choose our response to any circumstance or condition." - Stephen Covey

"Human inventiveness is overwhelming human adaptiveness. Our ability to judge lags behind our ability to create." - Robert E. Ornstein

"Our ability to destroy ourselves is the mirror image of our ability to save ourselves," - Terence Mckenna

"God's ability to clean things up is infinitely greater than our ability to mess things up." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Our ability to manufacture fraud now exceeds our ability to detect it." - Al Pacino

"Thinking is not the ability to manipulate language; it's the ability to manipulate concepts." - Leslie Lamport

"Paradoxically, the ability to be alone is the condition for the ability to love." - Erich Fromm

"Thinking is not the ability to manipulate language; it's the ability to manipulate concepts." - Leslie Lamport

"It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention." - Whitney M Young

"Thinking is not the ability to manipulate language; it's the ability to manipulate concepts." - Leslie Lamport

"It requires no small degree of ability to know when to conceal one's ability." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Yeah, well, to hear you talk, most men should come with warning labels. (She lifted her hands up to frame her next statement.) Attention, please, Psycho Alert. Me, he-man, am prone to nasty mood swings, lengthy pouts, and possess the ability to tell a woman the truth about her weight without warning. (Selena)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Without even knowing it, we are assaulted by a high note of urgency all the time. We end up pacing ourselves to the city rhythm whether or not it's our own. In time we even grow hard of hearing to the rest of the world. Like a violinist stuck next to the timpani, we may lose the ability to hear our own instrument." - Ellen Goodman

"Communism and socialism is [sic] seductive. It promises us that people will contribute according to ability and receive according to needs. Everybody is equal. Everybody has a right to decent housing, decent food and affordable medical care. History should have taught us that when we hear people talk this stuff - watch out!" - Walter E. Williams

"Today was about our lack of ability to not produce the ability we've got." - Sam Allardyce

"The most important survival ability for any life form is the ability to change." - Frank Herbert

"There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one's ability." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It is not my ability, but my response to God's ability, that counts." - Corrie Ten Boom

"It is not my ability, but my response to God's ability, that counts." - Corrie Ten Boom

"A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability." - Frank Whittle

"I have not much patience with a certain class of Christians nowadays who will hear anybody preach so long as they can say, 'He is very clever, a fine preacher, a man of genius, a born orator.' Is cleverness to make false doctrine palatable? Why, sirs, to me the ability of a man who preaches error is my sorrow rather than my admiration." - Charles Spurgeon

"Coalition [against ISIS] need the tools. And the tools involve encryption where we cannot hear what they're even planning. And when we see red flags, a father, a mother, a neighbor who says we have got a problem here, then we have to give law enforcement the ability to listen so they can disrupt these terrorist attacks before they occur." - John Kasich

"I agree some people are biased, and I agree that they exist in a world of pure, sheer, raw hatred for anything they don't agree with, but I do believe they're also ignorant. I think they're dumb as skunks. I don't think they've been educated. They haven't the ability to hear and listen to common sense and understand what it is." - Rush Limbaugh

"Never let me hear anyone say again that a Socialist State cannot provide outlets for those with initiative. The rewards given to ability in the U.S.S.R. at all levels are far greater than those given to the employed in capitalist Britain. I have seen it and it works." - James Callaghan

"A man's ability to haggle is never a turn-on. The only thing less romantic than how much you paid is how much you saved. The last thing we want to hear is how you talked the jeweler down on our new earrings." - Jennifer Coolidge

"When I make a film, the mixing process is very long, and you hear and watch the material in every form, so that totally shreds your ability to perceive it. So after the mixing, there's no way I can have the emotions or the reactions to my films in the same way." - Pedro Almodovar

"I feel like I always had an ear. I have the ability and the gift to hear a song and really play it in a matter of five to 10 minutes and make my own version out of it. So it's always been easy playing by ear." - Jeremih

"What I hear every day on talk radio is America's lack of education - and I don't mean lack of college degrees. I mean lack of the basic art of democracy, the ability to seek the great truths that can come only by synthesizing the small truths possessed by each of us." - Donella Meadows

"Gently to hear, kindly to judge." - William Shakespeare

"Be swift to hear, slow to speak." - Cleobulus

"The highest tone is hard to hear." - Laozi

"To hear, one must be silent." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Nobody wants to hear celebrity complain" - Jennifer Lopez

"I love to hear the note sing." - Joe Sample

"A silent mouth is sweet to hear." - Charles Baudelaire

"Each bird loves to hear himself sing." - Proverbs

"A silent mouth is sweet to hear." - Proverbs

"Nobody wants to hear Metallica at lunchtime." - Michael Fassbender

"The devil's voice is sweet to hear." - Stephen King

"Nobody wants to hear me rap." - Joe Mauer

"People like to hear the word 'love.'" - Kevin Hart

"Improvisation is the ability to talk to oneself." - Cecil Taylor

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

"Power is the ability not to have to please." - Elizabeth Janeway

"The willingness to do creates the ability to do." - Peter Mcwilliams

"My willingness to fail gives me the ability to succeed." - Vinod Khosla

"The key to success is often the ability to adapt" - Anthony Brandt

"The ability to speak well is the shortcut to distinction." - Dale Carnegie

"Power is the ability to afford not to learn." - Karl Deutsch

"It isn't cool to abuse the ability to swing." - Thomas Dolby

"Sometimes success is due less to ability than to zeal." - Charles Buxton

"Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change." - Stephen Hawking

"Your ability to remain alive never ceases to amaze me." - Ilona Andrews

"To know how to hide one's ability is great skill." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"To know how to hide one's ability is great skill." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"I lost my ability to will things to happen." - Tiger Woods

"The three parts of the theory are analytical ability, the ability to analyze things to judge, to criticize. Creative, the ability to create, to invent and discover and practical, the ability to apply and use what you know." - Robert Sternberg

"There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability." - Elbert Hubbard

"Biblically speaking, to hear and not to do is not to hear at all." - Howard G. Hendricks

"When I came to New York, to Brooklyn, I met Alvin Ailey and Stanley Crouch and August Wilson. They were always putting things in a philosophical context. All the great jazz musicians did, too. There was always a sub-context to what they were saying about music even though they would be very down home and earthy. So I started to develop, in addition to my power and ability to simply hear, a way to place myself in a time." - Wynton Marsalis

"I don't think my playing style has really changed over the years; it's just gotten better. I can hear the improvement in comparing older records and later records. I'm referring to soloing ability, to having a better sound, to knowing chords better, and getting rhythmically stronger. It also has to do with ideas - learning how to edit your ideas and being better able to follow ideas out to a logical conclusion." - Gary Bartz

"Law has the power to compel: indeed, the ability to enforce is a condition of the ability to command." - Thomas Aquinas

"Personal power is the ability to take action." - Tony Robbins

"Our power is in our ability to decide." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Compassion is the ability to see how it all is." - Ram Dass

"Happiness is in your ability to love others." - Leo Tolstoy

"I choose not to place "DIS," in my ability." - Robert M. Hensel

"Never underestimate a man's ability to underestimate a woman." - Sara Paretsky

"Growth in the ability to write comes in spurts." - Jane Yolen

"Simply stated, power is the ability to get things done." - Pat Heim

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

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

"I think everyone has the ability to be loved." - Ricky Gervais

"Our technology has already outstripped our ability to control it." - Omar N Bradley

"Enthusiasm is more important to mastery than innate ability." - Gretchen Rubin

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

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

"The hurt affects your ability to go forward." - Deb Caletti

"Cleanse my heart... Give me the ability to rage correctly" - Joe Orton

"Resilience is the ability to attack while running away." - Wes Fesler

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

"I admire President Obama's ability to trust strangers." - Greg Gutfeld

"Our survival depends on our ability to form trusting relationships." - Simon Sinek



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