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Famous Ability Quotes

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A list of the best ability quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous ability quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic ability quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about ability?" and "What are inspirational ability quotes?"

This list includes notable ability quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest ability quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite ability sayings get to the bottom of the list.

List Criteria: Must be a famous or well-known quote. If a quote is cut off you can hover over the text to see the full quote.

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    Cicero More
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    Oswald Chambers More
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    John Ruskin More
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    William Faulkner More
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    John Ruskin More
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    Kin Hubbard More
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    As life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time, at the peril of being not to have lived.

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    All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one...characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers.

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    Andrew Carnegie More
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    Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues More
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    God does not ask about our ability, but our availability.

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    George Bernard Shaw More
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