Abilities

Famous quotes containing the word abilities:

    No matter what one says, you can recognize only those matters that are equal to you. Only rulers who possess extraordinary abilities will recognize and esteem properly extraordinary abilities in their subjects and servants.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    The art of using moderate abilities to good advantage is a way of stealing the esteem of others, and often brings a man into greater reputation than does real merit.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    Our wishes are presentiments of the abilities that lie in us, harbingers of what we will be able to accomplish.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)