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Shyness is invariably a suppression of something. It's almost a fear of what you're capable of.
Since my own genome was sequenced, my software has been broadcast into space in the form of electromagnetic waves, carrying my genetic information far beyond Earth. Whether there is any creature out there capable of making sense of the instructions in my genome, well, that's another question.
As professional soccer players, we take our bodies to the extreme. We're the people at the gym that look like we're breaking the machines. Pushing our bodies to the limits is what makes us so strong and capable and Olympians. It's not an easy thing to consistently do over and over again to your body.
Everyone is capable of everything.
To assert that it is possible to establish peace between men of different nations is simply to assert that man, whatever his ethnical background, his race, religious beliefs, or philosophy, is capable of reason.
That's what heroic stories do for us. They show us the way. They remind us of the good we are capable of.
The older you get the more capable you get at managing life.
Man is the only animal capable of reasoning, though many others possess the faculty of memory and instruction in common with him.
The difference between a tool and a machine is not capable of very precise distinction; nor is it necessary, in a popular explanation of those terms, to limit very strictly their acceptation.
These are people who are capable of devotion, public devotion, to justice. They meant what they said and every day that passes, they mean it more.
Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings, with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed for usefulness.
As a speaker, business leader or marketer of any type, the onus is now on each of us to become equally capable of communicating very personally with a seemingly endless number of people connected by social technologies.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.
Although we might settle for less, Heavenly Father won't, for he sees us as the glorious beings we are capable of becoming.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I don't know about you, but I lie awake nights worrying about Canadian uranium. I know these people. I grew up there. You have no idea what they're capable of doing. If Sidney Crosby hadn't scored that goal to win the Olympic gold medal, there's no telling what might have ensued.
In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions.
Catherine the Great
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Entrepreneurs, by disposition, are built to think big. When a role no longer affords those opportunities, it might be best to leave it in capable hands and move on.
There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.
H. L. Mencken
Visual art and writing don't exist on an aesthetic hierarchy that positions one above the other, because each is capable of things the other can't do at all. Sometimes one picture is equal to 30 pages of discourse, just as there are things images are completely incapable of communicating.
William S. Burroughs
I see myself capable of arrogance and brutality... That's a fierce thing, to discover within yourself that which you despise the most in others.
If you never try, you'll never know what you are capable of.
We know that advanced economies with stable governments that borrow in their own currency are capable of running up very high levels of debt without crisis.
Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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There is nothing permanent except change.
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