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Definition of Ability

Ability

  1. The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal; capacity; skill or competence in doing; sufficiency of strength, skill, resources, etc.; -- in the plural, faculty, talent.

Ability Quotations

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Bob Marley

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. - William James
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
William James

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Calvin Coolidge

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Yehuda Berg
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Ability Translations

ability in Danish is egnethed
ability in Dutch is bekwaamheid, kundigheid
ability in Latin is potestas, facultas
ability in Norwegian is dyktighet
ability in Portuguese is abilidade
ability in Spanish is primor, habilitacion, habilidad
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