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As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.
Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
Henry David Thoreau
For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.
Don't bring your need to the marketplace, bring your skill. If you don't feel well, tell your doctor, but not the marketplace. If you need money, go to the bank, but not the marketplace.
The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
Charles R. Swindoll
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.
Fairness is not an attitude. It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised.
A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Masochism is a valuable job skill.
Ambidextrous, adj.: Able to pick with equal skill a right-hand pocket or a left.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.
Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.
To know how to hide one's ability is great skill.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of art is not able to make an oyster!
'Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
It is a great piece of skill to know how to guide your luck even while waiting for it.
A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
The simplest of women are wonderful liars who can extricate themselves from the most difficult dilemmas with a skill bordering on genius.
Guy de Maupassant
Most poets are elitist dregs more concerned with proving their skill with a dictionary than communicating ideas with impact.
Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying.
Marilyn vos Savant
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