Famous quotes containing the word capable:

    Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.
    Erich Fromm (1900–1980)

    Even in ordinary speech we call a person unreasonable whose outlook is narrow, who is conscious of one thing only at a time, and who is consequently the prey of his own caprice, whilst we describe a person as reasonable whose outlook is comprehensive, who is capable of looking at more than one side of a question and of grasping a number of details as parts of a whole.
    G. Dawes Hicks (1862–1941)

    Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
    Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870–1924)