Able Quotes Worth Reading Twice

A horse that can count to ten is a remarkable horse, not a remarkable mathematician. – Warren Buffet

A little while alone in your room will prove more valuable than anything else that could ever be given you. – Rumi

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz

Accountability breeds responsibility. – Stephen R. Covey

All progress depends on the unreasonable man. – George Bernard Shaw

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. – Arthur C. Clarke

Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person they are indistinguishable. – David Augsberger

Everyday life is bearable only through miracles. – Max Frisch

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid. – Albert Einstein

For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love. – Carl Sagan

Freedom of will is the ability to do gladly that which I must do. – Carl Jung

Human thought is dependable and natural law is universal. – Albert Einstein

I am against abortion. Killing a human being before s/he is born is unforgivable. It is a proof of impatience. – Georges Bernard Shaw

I believe that there are more urgent and honorable occupations than that incomparable waste of time we call suffering. – Colette

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves. – Thomas Edison

If you are to be, you must begin by assuming responsibility. You alone are responsible for every moment of your life, for every one of your acts. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

If you end up with a boring, miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest or some talking head on television to do your shit, then you deserve it. – Frank Zappa

If you think you can, or if you think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford

It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning. – Rainer Maria Rilke

It is respectable to have no illusions, and safe, profitable and dull. – Joseph Conrad

It is the mark of an educated man to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. – Aristotle

Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy to a friend. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Money, if it does not bring you happiness, will at least help you be miserable in comfort. – Helen Gurley Brown

Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and to move forward with your life. – David Burns

Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty. It stems rather from love and devotion toward men and toward objective things. – Albert Einstein

Once you decide that mediocrity is unthinkable, your only choices are excellence and quitting. – Nick Murray

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal. Soon we’ll need a new definition. – Alvin Toffler

Responsibility is to keep the ability to respond. – Gustav Mahler

Sometimes the only available transportation is a leap of faith. – Margaret Shepard

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. – Stephen King

The double-minded man is unstable in all his ways. – James 

The eternal mystery of the world is its comprehensibility … the fact it is comprehensible is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

The free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. – John Steinbeck

The future of mankind will only be tolerable when our course, in world affairs as in all other matters, is based upon justice and law rather than the threat of naked power. – Albert Einstein

The great thing about history is that it is adaptable. – Peter Ustinov

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man who is unable to people his solitude is also unable to be alone in a busy crowd. – Charles Baudelaire

The only justifiable purpose of political institutions is to assure the unhindered development of the individual. – Albert Einstein

The price of greatness is responsibility. – Winston Churchill

The purse of the people is the real seat of sensibility. Let it be drawn upon largely, and they will then listen to truths which could not excite them through any other organ. – Thomas Jefferson

The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over. – Margaret Atwood

The reasonable ones lasted, the passionate ones lived. – Chamfort

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it. – Flannery O’Connor

We all have ability. The difference is how we use it. – Stevie Wonder

We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. – Martin Luther King Jr

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. – Henry Longfellow

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