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Quotations about abilities

Let us not over-strain our abilities, or we shall do nothing with grace. A clown, whatever he may do, will never pass for a gentleman.

 - Jean de La Fontaine

Marcus Tullius CiceroI add this also, that natural ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

 - Marcus Tullius Cicero

Elbert HubbardThere is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

 - Elbert Hubbard

ConfuciusIt is not the failure of others to appreciate your abilities that should trouble you, but rather your failure to appreciate theirs.

 - Confucius