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Quotes about ability

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Casey StengelAbility is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
George Bernard ShawThe more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.
- ("Man and Superman" (1903), act I)
George W. BushYou know, I could run for governor but I'm basically a media creation. I've never done anything. I've worked for my Dad. I worked in the oil business.
- (from 1989)
John Alejandro KingThe buck don't give a damn where it stops.
- (Famed CIA Officer)
Mencken's lawThose who can, do. Those who can't, teach. Those who can't teach, administrate.
The Covert Comic
(~1958 - )
Secret 969119. Never make it *too* plausibly deniable you may need to claim credit for it later.
Tom Lehrer... the (United States) army has carried the American democratic ideal to its logical conclusion in the sense that not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed, and color, but also on the grounds of ability.
- (An Evening Wasted With...)
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