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Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist.

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.

Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher.

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

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) American editor, publisher, and author of the mora

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.

John Ruskin (1819-1900) English art critic.

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

People are so constituted that everybody would rather undertake what they see others do, whether they have an aptitude for it or not.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

Life has been compared to a race, but the allusion improves by observing, that the most swift are usually the least manageable and the most likely to stray from the course. Great abilities have always been less serviceable to the possessors than moderate ones.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.

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