What is essential here is the presence of the spirit of dialogue, which is in short, the ability to hold many points of view in suspension, along with a primary interest in the creation of common meaning.
Love's not an emotion. It's a state of being, an ability.
The joy of love when it comes late is like the burning of a green log, which gives out all the more heat and keeps its ability to do so all the longer, the slower it is to kindle.
What has to do with your ability to fall asleep is not caffeine. It's having a clean conscience. I have a clean conscience so I can drink all the caffeine I want.
When the Son of God comes to rescue us and bring us back to God, He does not find in us the ability to believe.
There is no wasted effort. There is no wasted effort. It will all add to the path. It will all add to the journey. Somehow. You just can't even imagine how it will. But you just need to do things fully to the best of your ability. And you go towards the thing that you love. What you love to do.
What we lack in Government is entrepreneurial ability.
The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly.
People with no morals often considered themselves more free, but mostly they lacked the ability to feel hate or love.
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
Men who undertake considerable things, even in a regular way, ought to give us ground to presume ability.
No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.
Probably nature itself gave man the ability to lie so that in difficult and tense moments he could protect his nest, just as do the vixen and wild duck.
The dismissal of our anger as a racial minority is worse than any slur or epithet because it undermines our ability to react to it.
The ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month, and next year and to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didnt happen.