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Innate Ability Quotes


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

"Every woman's innate ability to let anything go." - Seth Macfarlane

"Probably most successful songwriters have an innate songwriting ability." - Barry Mann

"Natural talent is a questionable phenomenon. Inclination perhaps, but innate ability is extremely rare." - Erin Morgenstern

"Each and every being has an innate ability to heal as a gift from the gods." - Mikao Usui

"What I love about kids is there innate ability to love unconditionally - we can all learn from this" - Kevin Heath

"I think some people just have an innate musical ability, and I'm lucky enough to be one of those people." - Marina And The Diamonds

"Enthusiasm is more important than innate ability, it turns out, because the single more important element in developing an expertise is your willingness to practice." - Gretchen Rubin

"Health is not luck. We have an innate ability to maintain good health if we establish the optimal environment for healing." - Joel Fuhrman

"I'm not too worried about humanity in the future. I think we've got an innate ability as a species to self-correct." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Choose to make up for what you lack in innate ability with discipline, hard work, and good habits. Become a creature of champion habits." - Darren Hardy

"Whether it's an innate ability or an acquired way of regarding the world around us, being labeled as funny can only be accepted as a compliment." - Alan Zweibel

"Far from being entirely dependent on exogenous food sources of antioxidants, our cells have their own innate ability to generate antioxidants upon demand." - David Perlmutter

"I've always had an innate ability to dance, but I'm not as spiffy as those cinema legends like Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire." - John Travolta

"We sometimes think of being good at mathematics as an innate ability. You either have "it" or you don't. But to Schoenfeld, it's not so much ability as attitude. You master mathematics if you are willing to try." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Instinct is untaught ability." - Alexander Bain

"Ability is sexless." - John Henry Newman

"Trust your ability!" - Itzhak Perlman

"Accountability breeds response-ability." - Stephen Covey

"Taking the strong believing women as role models for both men and women, clearly indicates that the Quran acknowledges the woman's ability to be a strong person who can overcome any innate weakens in her." - Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah

"Let me put it more precisely: The ability to give birth is a natural characteristic. In the same way, everybody can grasp philosophical truths if they just use their innate reason." - Jostein Gaarder

"How would your life be different if ... You stopped validating your victim mentality? Let today be the day ... You shake off your self-defeating drama and embrace your innate ability to recover and achieve." - Steve Maraboli

"All human beings have an innate skill - survival skill. The fact that poor are still alive is a proof of their ability to survive. We do not need to teach them how to survive. They know this already." - Muhammad Yunus

"I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use." - Ricky Williams

"I think women have an innate ability to be intuitive with people that they truly love, but they have to trust that inner voice, and I think it is there. I think we are more intuitive than men." - Andie Macdowell

"I'm a good neurosugeon. That's not a boast but a way of acknowledging the innate ability God has given to me. Beginning with determination and using my gifted hands, I went on for training and sharpening for my skills." - Benjamin Carson

"I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use.'" - Ricky Williams

"The greatest ability is dependability." - Bob Jones, Sr.

"Ability without honor is useless." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Ability is nothing without opportunity." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I'm confident with my ability." - Lebron James

"My singing ability is zilch." - Jeff Vandermeer

"We often say that psi is like musical ability: it is widely distributed in the populate, and everyone has some ability and can participate to some extent - in the same way that the most nonmusical person can learn to play a little Mozart on the piano. On the other hand, there is no substitute for innate talent, and there is no substitute for practice." - Russell Targ

"You had to work tremendously hard. You had to have that commitment to training, you had to have that innate ability. It's similar in my profession as well. You can have the ability, but without the work, passion and the commitment, you won't really get there." - Paul Rankin

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

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

"Butler's Law of Progress: All progress is based on a universal innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"A thing's innate disposition does not lie." - Said Nursi

"With regard to man's innate drives and emotions, responsible parenthood means that man's reason and will must exert control over them." - Pope Paul Vi

"Ordinary morality is innate in my view." - Christopher Hitchens

"The key is the ability, whether innate or conditioned, to find the other side of the rote, the picayune, the meaningless, the repetitive, the pointlessly complex. To be, in a word, unborable... It is the key to modern life. If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish." - David Foster Wallace

"Somewhere out there are a few men with more innate talent at golf than Jack Nicklaus, or women with greater ability at tennis than Chris Evert or Martina Navratilova, but they will never lift a club or swing a racket and therefore will never find out how great they could have been. Instead, they'll be content to sit and watch stars perform on television." - Donald Trump

"You can see that in people around the world who struggle to survive with little or nothing. Whether they've been inspired by faith or by loving relationships, or whether it's just something innate that gives them that ability to shine and inspire others." - Queen Noor of Jordan

"By nature of me being the one singing it and writing it there is always an innate bit of autobiography there... but I think I learned years ago that you don't get songs that have that long stride and that pivot-hinge ability if it's too much diary entry." - Leslie Feist

"What often separates the good from the great is a layer of innate ability, a gift, so it's partly that. There's many people with great gifts who don't work hard enough, or perhaps take it for granted, and therefore they don't have the passion and the commitment for it." - Paul Rankin

"Obviously no language is innate. Take any kid from any race, bring them up in any culture and they will learn the language equally quickly. So no particular language is in the genes. But what might be in the genes is the ability to acquire language." - Steven Pinker

"All I have is natural ability." - Mickey Mantle

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

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

"You have the ability, now apply yourself." - Benjamin E Mays

"Time goes by: reputation increases, ability declines." - Dag Hammarskjold

"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

"ability atrophies through lack of exercise." - Glenda Jackson

"All I had was natural ability." - Mickey Mantle

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

"Ability and guts is an unbeatable combination." - Eamon Dunphy

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

"Ability is not always gauged by examination." - Indira Gandhi

"Hillary Clinton has got no business ability." - Donald Trump

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

"Availability is better than ability for God." - Anonymous

"Guts win more games than ability." - Bob Zuppke

"Ability is God-given, prowess is earned," - John Harbaugh

"We're playing at our level of ability." - Dee Dee Ramone

"Guts win more games than ability." - Robert Zuppke

"Ability and necessity dwell near each other." - Pythagoras

"All I had was natural ability." - Branch Rickey

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

"Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines." - Dag Hammarskjold

"Mr. Presley has no discernible singing ability." - Jack Gould

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

"Intuition is the innate ability in everyone to perceive truth directly - not by reason, logic, or analysis, but by a simple knowing from within. That is the very meaning of the word "intuition": to know, or understand from within - from one's own self, and from the heart of whatever one is trying to understand. Intuition is the inner ability to see behind the outer forms of things to their inner essence." - Goswami Kriyananda

"Most people define "street smarts" as some innate ability to make savvy decisions, or one that has developed as a result of a person being confronted with very challenging circumstances in the past. I think another common term that is used is one who has amazing "business acumen." But, whatever we call it, it is always associated with some mysterious ability, only a few possess, that allow them to make better decisions than the rest of us." - Justin Menkes

"I don't have a dis-ability, I have a different-ability." - Robert M. Hensel

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

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

"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

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

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

"They have more ability in the middle of the field in terms of ability" - Jimmy Armfield

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

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

"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

"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

"The ability of discerning high quality unavoidably implies the ability of identifying shortcomings." - Edsger Dijkstra

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

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

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

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

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

"Camping has become one of my most beloved pastimes. I take a fierce delight in swinging a pak o my back or into a canoe and heading for the hills or lakes. In my opinion, camping can be the greatest expression of free will, personal independence, innate ability, and resourcefulness possible today in our industrialized, urbanized existence. Regardless of how miserable or how splendid the circumstances, the sheer experience of camping seems a total justification for doing it." - Anne LaBastille

"I don't think the shortage of artists has much to do with the innate ability to create or initiate. I think it has to do with believing that it's possible and acceptable for you to do it. We've had these doors open wide for only a decade or so, and most people have been brainwashed into believing that their job is to copyedit the world, not to design it." - Seth Godin

"If there is a defining aspect of UNC women's soccer, and its success, it is what we call the competitive cauldron. It is the pinnacle of our program. The great part about the cauldron is that it fosters a quality we can all possess. It isn't a talent we are born with. Competitive drive is not governed by innate ability, but by self-discipline and desire" - Anson Dorrance

"I do' think the shortage of artists has much to do with the innate ability to create or initiate. I think it has to do with believing that it's possible and acceptable for you to do it. We"ve had these doors open wide for only a decade or so, and most people have been brainwashed into believing that their job is to copyedit the world, not to design it." - Seth Godin

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

"The genius of Shakespeare was an innate university." - John Keats

"Sentence structure is innate, but whining is acquired." - Woody Allen

"Because wisdom is innate, we can all enlighten ourselves." - Huineng

"Everything has what is innate,everything has what is necessary." - Zhuangzi

"Censorship is all around us, I don't think it's innate." - Alice Mattison

"INNATE, adj. Natural, inherent - as innate ideas... that we are born with.... The doctrine of innate ideas is one of the most admirable faiths of philosophy, being itself an innate idea and therefore inaccessible to disproof..." - Ambrose Bierce

"I feel like directing is an innate talent." - Jordana Brewster

"Men fearing their innate power, pushed woman back into slavery." - Frederick Lenz

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

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

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

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

"Nature creates ability; luck provides it with opportunity." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Autism is not a disability, it's a different ability." - Stuart Duncan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"I dont believe in disabilities, I believe in ability." - Bill Austin

"Much of command is the ability to take command." - Louis L'Amour

"Power is the ability to get things done" - Rosabeth Moss Kanter

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

"Success doesn't come instantly. Neither does the ability to lead." - John C Maxwell

"Nurturing has the ability to transform people's lives." - John C Maxwell

"Understanding people certainly impacts your ability to communicate with others." - John C Maxwell

"The ability to understand people is a choice." - John C Maxwell

"My talent was the uncompromising ability to feel spite." - Natsuo Kirino

"At least my happiness doesn't depend on Ron's goalkeeping ability." - J K Rowling

"Don't underestimate her ability to talk, it's her superpower." - Carrie Vaughn

"Power is the ability to do good things for others." - Brooke Astor

"Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit." - Aristippus

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

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

"God does not ask about our ability, but our availability." - Anonymous

"As our faith increases, so does our ability to obey." - Anonymous

"You are protected, in short, by your ability to love!" - J K Rowling

"Integrity is the ability to stand by an idea." - Ayn Rand

"I've always admired your ability to be unilaterally irritating." - Jim Butcher

"Effort, not ability, makes the biggest difference in achievement." - William J Clinton

"Progress is impossible without the ability to admit mistakes." - Masaaki Imai

"The ability to just sit there. That's being a person." - Louis C K

"The less their ability, the more their conceit." - Ahad Ha'am

"Leadership ability determines a person's level of effectiveness." - John C Maxwell

"Empathy lies in our ability to be present without opinion." - Marshall B. Rosenberg



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