For Americans war is almost all of the time a nuisance, and military skill is a luxury like Mah Jongg. But when the issue is brought home to them, war becomes as important, for the necessary period, as business or sport. And it is hard to decide which is
You shall hear how Hiawatha prayed and fasted in the forest, Not for greater skill in hunting, Not for greater craft in fishing, Not for triumphs in the battle, And renown among the warriors, But for profit of the people, For advantage of the nati
A dearth of words a woman need not fear; But 't is a task indeed to learn to hear: In that the skill of conversation lies; That shows or makes you both polite and wise.
Between the amateur and the professional.. There is a difference not only in degree but in kind. The skillful man is, within the function of his skill, a different psychological organization..A tennis player or a watchmaker or an airplane pilot is an automatism but he is also criticism and wisdom.
I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
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.
Skill to do comes of doing.
Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.
Judgment is more than skill. It sets forth on intellectual seas beyond the shores of hard indisputable factual information.
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist in our helper.
Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them A desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.
Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play.
The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community-these are the most vital things education must try to produce.
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.
'Tis skill not strength that governs a ship.
Getting results through people is a skill that cannot be learned in the classroom.
Skill and confidence are an unconquered ar
Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.
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!
When it comes to winning, you need the skill and the will.
Only those who have to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skill to do difficult things easily
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Try your skill in gilt first, then in gold
If I had more skill in what I'm attempting, I wouldn't need so much courage
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