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Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity.
When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently.
For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.
It ain't easy to break out of a mold, but if you do your work, people will ultimately see what you're capable of. Too often, people find it easier to make assumptions and stick with what they believe. They put you in a place and it makes their job easier. The good people constantly search for something different.
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
People wonder aloud about whether I am an okay mother. That is obviously painful because it's so important to me. It's hard to hear that people think I'm not a capable mother and a good person, that they just think I'm nuts.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing.
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
When you make machines that are capable of obeying instructions slavishly, and among those instructions are 'duplicate me' instructions, then of course the system is wide open to exploitation by parasites.
The most watched programme on the BBC, after the news, is probably 'Doctor Who.' What has happened is that science fiction has been subsumed into modern literature. There are grandparents out there who speak Klingon, who are quite capable of holding down a job. No one would think twice now about a parallel universe.
If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.
The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.
As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform - They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Only when a man will not do some things is he capable of doing great things.
If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that is his heart which is capable of responding to it.
We are born to action; and whatever is capable of suggesting and guiding action has power over us from the first.
We're all capable of mistakes, but I do not care to enlighten you on the mistakes we may or may not have made.
Nothing is more capable of troubling our reason, and consuming our health, than secret notions of jealousy in solitude.
Many of us are more capable than some of us... but none of us is as capable as all of us!
You are just as capable of making a mistake as anyone else. By insisting too eagerly upon a small right, you may turn it into a wrong against yourself and also against your neighbor.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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