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As is our confidence, so is our capacity.
I think our capacity for wholeheartedness can never be greater than our willingness to be broken-hearted. It means engaging with the world from a place of vulnerability and worthiness.
You can't afford to get sick, and you can't depend on the present health care system to keep you well. It's up to you to protect and maintain your body's innate capacity for health and healing by making the right choices in how you live.
Buddhist practices offer a way of saying, 'Hey, come back over here, reconnect.' The only way that you'll actually wake up and have some freedom is if you have the capacity and courage to stay with the vulnerability and the discomfort.
We've put huge resources into predicting tsunamis, hurricanes, and earthquakes. HIV/AIDS is like an earthquake that's lasted 30 years and touched every country on the planet. We have such incredible capacity to think about the future, it's time we used it to predict biological threats. Otherwise we'll be blindsided again and again.
Social media and the Internet haven't changed our capacity for social interaction any more than the Internet has changed our ability to be in love or our basic propensity to violence, because those are such fundamental human attributes.
Nicholas A. Christakis
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
George Bernard Shaw
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
H. L. Mencken
I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.
Having two bathrooms ruined the capacity to co-operate.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
People are losing the capacity to listen to words or follow ideas.
As human beings we have the most extraordinary capacity for evil. We can perpetrate some of the most horrendous atrocities.
Dinosaur Jr. in their live capacity are a band that put me in a state of such overwhelming rock that it often takes quite a while to come down.
The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all.
One of the enduring problems with certain societies in the world - and this is certainly true of a lot of places in the Middle East - is that the capacity for self-governance and self-organizing just isn't there. It has to do with history.
P. J. O'Rourke
Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
The capacity of the female mind for studies of the highest order cannot be doubted, having been sufficiently illustrated by its works of genius, of erudition, and of science.
Whatever it is that leads human beings to hate, to destroy, and to kill has taken on a collective force like never before, as technology and globalization now give it the capacity to not just strike, but to strike us all, together, as one.
In my opinion eight years as president is enough and sometimes too much for any man to serve in that capacity.
Harry S Truman
Most of my fans, if you were to look on their iPods, you'd see every possible genre of music represented in some capacity.
And I find - I'm 63, and my capacity to be by myself and just spend time by myself hasn't diminished any. That's the necessary part of being a writer, you better like being alone.
But the key to our marriage is the capacity to give each other a break. And to realize that it's not how our similarities work together; it's how our differences work together.
Michael J. Fox
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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