strength of character “Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.”

wealth is the ability “Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.”

we rate ability “We rate ability in men by what they finish, not by what they attempt”

that which we persist “That which we persist in doing becomes easier, not that the task itself has become easier, but that our ability to perform it has improved”

there is something “There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.”

i sometimes think “I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability”

every success is built “Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough”

my most brilliant “My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.”

happiness is not the absence “Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.”

ability is what you're capable “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”