Ability

Ability may be:

  • Aptitude
  • Intelligence
  • Skill

Ability may also refer to:

  • Ability score, in role-playing games
  • Ability Plus Software, makers of the office suite Ability Office
  • Ability grouping
  • ABILITY Magazine
  • Ability (UK magazine)
  • "Ability" (Fringe), an episode of the television series Fringe

Famous quotes containing the word ability:

    As parents it is well to be aware of the tendency to equate energetic activity with contest. Our children’s worth does not depend on their ability to trounce one another. And surely we can find ways of frolicking and being healthy and active together in some joyful, free way that is not an adversary relationship.
    Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)

    They want to play at being mothers. So let them. Expressing tenderness in their own way will not prevent girls from enjoying a successful career in the future; indeed, the ability to nurture is as valuable a skill in the workplace as the ability to lead.
    Anne Roiphe (20th century)

    As blacks, we need not be afraid that encouraging moral development, a conscience and guilt will prevent social action. Black children without the ability to feel a normal amount of guilt will victimize their parents, relatives and community first. They are unlikely to be involved in social action to improve the black community. Their self-centered personalities will cause them to look out for themselves without concern for others, black or white.
    James P. Comer (20th century)