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80 Most Inspiring Quotes on Capacity (LEADERSHIP)

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“The bond of our common humanity is stronger than the divisiveness of our fears and prejudices. God gives us the capacity for choice. We can choose to alleviate suffering. We can choose to work together for peace. We can make these changes and we must.”

James Earl Carter, Jr.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. - Mahatma Gandhi
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Mahatma Gandhi
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. - Warren Bennis
Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. – Warren Bennis
It is very strange that the years teach us patience - that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. - Elizabeth Taylor
It is very strange that the years teach us patience – that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. – Elizabeth Taylor
Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it. - Rabindranath Tagore
Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it. – Rabindranath Tagore

“Make your own tools. Hybridize your tools in order to build unique things. Even simple tools that are your own can yield entirely new avenues of exploration. Remember, tools amplify our capacities, so even a small tool can make a big difference.”

Bruce Mau
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death. - Omar N. Bradley
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death. – Omar N. Bradley
Building capacity dissolves differences. It irons out inequalities. - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Building capacity dissolves differences. It irons out inequalities. – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined. - Leo Rosten
Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined. – Leo Rosten
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. - Ben Okri
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering. – Ben Okri

20 Thought-Provoking Quotes on Capacity

“In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together.”

Margaret J. Wheatley
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth. - Albert Schweitzer
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth. – Albert Schweitzer
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information. - Winston Churchill
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information. – Winston Churchill

“Life is short and the older you get, the more you feel it. Indeed, the shorter it is. People lose their capacity to walk, run, travel, think, and experience life. I realise how important it is to use the time I have.”

Viggo Mortensen
Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. - Hermann Hesse
Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. – Hermann Hesse
When focusing only on one's credentials one boasts his own incompetence in his capacity for discernment of the individual. - Criss Jami
When focusing only on one’s credentials one boasts his own incompetence in his capacity for discernment of the individual. – Criss Jami

Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.”

Arthur Schopenhauer
It's bad to waste resources, and it's also bad to waste capacity. Every system should maximize utilization. - Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr.
It’s bad to waste resources, and it’s also bad to waste capacity. Every system should maximize utilization. – Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr.
Any blessing or achievement turns to be a curse if it's not accompanied by efforts to increase and enlarge inner capacity to handle it. - Dr. Lucas D. Shallua
Any blessing or achievement turns to be a curse if it’s not accompanied by efforts to increase and enlarge inner capacity to handle it. – Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

“The teachings of Buddha are eternal, but even then Buddha did not proclaim them to be infallible. The religion of Buddha has the capacity to change according to times, a quality which no other religion can claim to have. Now what is the basis of Buddhism? If you study carefully, you will see that Buddhism is based on reason. There is an element of flexibility inherent in it, which is not found in any other religion.”

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
Alleged 'impossibilities' are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched. - Charles R. Swindoll
Alleged ‘impossibilities’ are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched. – Charles R. Swindoll
Genius is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one. - Ezra Pound
Genius is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one. – Ezra Pound

“When plugged in, the least elaborate computer can be relied on to work to the fullest extent of its capacity. The greatest mind cannot be relied on for the simplest thing; its variability is its superiority.”

Jacques Barzun
Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired. - Plautus
Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired. – Plautus
If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present, then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed - at will and voluntarily. - Daniel Goleman
If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present, then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed – at will and voluntarily. – Daniel Goleman

“We are all born with God-given, unique traits and skills. But, as with all possibilities they will remain unrealized unless they are developed, nurtured, and put into practice. You may have the “capacity” to love, but if left undeveloped, you will never gain the “ability”.”

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia
Human freedom involves our capacity to pause, to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight. - Rollo May
Human freedom involves our capacity to pause, to choose the one response toward which we wish to throw our weight. – Rollo May
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm. - Ella Maillart
One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm. – Ella Maillart
The ultimate creative capacity of the brain may be, for all practical purposes, infinite. - George Leonard
The ultimate creative capacity of the brain may be, for all practical purposes, infinite. – George Leonard
If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom. - Leo Strauss
If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom. – Leo Strauss

7 Motivational Quotes on Capacity

“We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.”

Isabel Allende
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started. - Norman Cousins
The capacity for hope is the most significant fact of life. It provides human beings with a sense of destination and the energy to get started. – Norman Cousins
We all have the capacity to find the will to do what must be done - even when that which we must do terrifies us most. Remember this. - Jessica Shirvington
We all have the capacity to find the will to do what must be done – even when that which we must do terrifies us most. Remember this. – Jessica Shirvington

“The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.”

Andrew Carnegie
Building capacities for the young generation is going to make a better generation and a better future tomorrow for Africa. - Corneille Ewango
Building capacities for the young generation is going to make a better generation and a better future tomorrow for Africa. – Corneille Ewango

“We fail to achieve big things because we have neglected enlarging and increasing our inner capacity to handle and accommodate the success we are desiring in our lives. Any achievement in life is directly proportionate to the inner capacity to handle it.”

Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

“The real tragedy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort. He never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.”

Enoch Arnold Bennett

4 Quotes on Capacity To Awaken Your Bravery

“If only we could catch even the barest glimpse of our true capacity we would be stunned at the potential that lay there. Then the first monumental question would become, are we daring enough to unearth it; with the second being, are we brave enough to unleash it?”

Craig D. Lounsbrough
And yet, what is bravery but the capacity to reject our fears, ignore and suppress them, then go on to do whatever it is we are afraid to do. - L. Neil Smith
And yet, what is bravery but the capacity to reject our fears, ignore and suppress them, then go on to do whatever it is we are afraid to do. – L. Neil Smith
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility. - Thomas S. Monson
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility. – Thomas S. Monson
Consider your power and capacity do not rely on your surroundings. - Kamaran Ihsan Salih
Consider your power and capacity do not rely on your surroundings. – Kamaran Ihsan Salih

6 Quotes on Capacity for Love

“People with intelligence must use their intelligence, people with eyes must use their eyes, people with the capacity to love have the impulse to love and the need to love in order to feel healthy. Capacities clamor to be used, and cease their clamor only when they are used sufficiently. That is to say, capacities are needs, and therefore are intrinsic values as well.”

Abraham Maslow
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. - Alan Watts
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. – Alan Watts
The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain. - Jennifer Joanna Aniston
The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain. – Jennifer Joanna Aniston

“Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength.”

James E. Faust
There are those who have a desire to love, but do not have the capacity to love. - Giovanni Papini
There are those who have a desire to love, but do not have the capacity to love. – Giovanni Papini

“Becoming a father increases your capacity for love and your level of patience. It opens up another door in a person – a door which you may not even have known was there. That’s what I feel with my son. There’s suddenly another level of love that expands. My son is my greatest joy, out of everything in my life.”

Kyle MacLachlan

2 Quotes on Capacity That Inspires Forgiveness

“We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?”

Bell Hooks

4 Quotes on Capacity That Will Motivate you to Help Others

“A mentor is someone with a willingness to help others, who has a capacity to inspire, a determination to work hard, a clear sense of vision, an inspiring purpose, a deep sense of integrity and an appreciation for joy.”

Kerry Kennedy
Know your capacity before you help others, and as you help others out there, do not forget to ask for help where you need it as well. - Gift Gugu Mona
Know your capacity before you help others, and as you help others out there, do not forget to ask for help where you need it as well. – Gift Gugu Mona
So, without being cold, you really have to try to retain the capacity to help people without becoming too emotional or allowing your own emotions to have full rein. - Guy Green
So, without being cold, you really have to try to retain the capacity to help people without becoming too emotional or allowing your own emotions to have full rein. – Guy Green

“In my own deepening understanding of myself I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well. The better I am at self-care the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.”

Mary Anne Radmacher

5 Quotes on Capacity in Spirituality

“The Church is not an automobile showroom – a place to put ourselves on display so that others can admire our spirituality, capacity, or prosperity. It is more like a service center, where vehicles in need of repair come for maintenance and rehabilitation.”

Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Praying in tongues enlarges your capacity to understand, appreciate, access and appropriate deep secrets and mysteries in God. - Gabriel Ladokun
Praying in tongues enlarges your capacity to understand, appreciate, access and appropriate deep secrets and mysteries in God. – Gabriel Ladokun
The Christian image of God is that of a rational being who believes in human progress, more fully revealing himself as humans gain the capacity to better understand. - Rodney Stark
The Christian image of God is that of a rational being who believes in human progress, more fully revealing himself as humans gain the capacity to better understand. – Rodney Stark

“A life devoted to trifles, not only takes away the inclination, but the capacity for higher pursuits. The truths of Christianity have scarcely more influence on a frivolous than on a profligate character.”

Hannah More

“Nothing else matters much — not wealth, nor learning, nor even health — without this gift: the spiritual capacity to keep zest in living. This is the creed of creeds, the final deposit and distillation of all important faiths: that you should be able to believe in life.”

Harry Emerson Fosdick

5 Quotes on Capacity To Become an Effective Leader

“We are not a country that subscribes to policing any part of the world. The areas we are comfortable with are capacity building, intelligence sharing, exchange of ships, call on each other’s ports, joint training and exercises.”

Salman Khurshid
The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it. - Cyril Falls
The very exercise of leadership fosters capacity for it. – Cyril Falls
Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power. - J. G. Holland
Responsibility walks hand in hand with capacity and power. – J. G. Holland

“When I was 5, my father was very much my hero. And he ran for political office in a very thankless campaign for a very thankless position. And he did it because his mother had instilled in him, if you are someone who has the capacity to make a great change, you have the responsibility.”

Howard Warren Buffett
Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it. - Warren G. Bennis
Leadership is the wise use of power. Power is the capacity to translate intention into reality and sustain it. – Warren G. Bennis

17 Quotes on Capacity That Will Make You Think

“The new Congress needs to move quickly to strengthen the Army and Marines – not to send more troops to Iraq – but to rebuild our capacity to meet national security threats globally.”

Mark Udall
Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression. - John Foster Dulles
Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression. – John Foster Dulles
To grow capacity in your career, you need to move from the place of position to a place of skill acquisition. - Olawale Daniel
To grow capacity in your career, you need to move from the place of position to a place of skill acquisition. – Olawale Daniel

“The strategies that generate the most money and continue to work are designed as living, breathing plans of action that can be expanded to handle high-level growth and capacity.”

Troy Sandidge
I am an actor and I live in the world of pretend in my working capacity. I live in the world of my imagination. - Derek Jacobi
I am an actor and I live in the world of pretend in my working capacity. I live in the world of my imagination. – Derek Jacobi

“But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity.”

John Abizaid
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion. - Moliere
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion. – Moliere
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them. - George Orwell
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them. – George Orwell

“Freight mobility and movement, while not a sexy policy issue, is a highly important one. Capacity constraints and congestion on our nation’s freight rail system create many problems.”

Bill Lipinski
Capacity building originally meant helping people to help themselves. Now it means required training to deliver imposed policies. - Andy Hargreaves
Capacity building originally meant helping people to help themselves. Now it means required training to deliver imposed policies. – Andy Hargreaves
Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have. - Leigh Steinberg
Never underestimate the capacity of another human being to have exactly the same shortcomings you have. – Leigh Steinberg

“The new century has brought on its own terrible dangers, which although not reaching the apocalyptic potential of the Cold War, still have the capacity to shake our world.”

Adam Schiff
One of the astounding qualities of that family was their capacity to fill innocent bystanders with thoughts of murder. - Tom Baker
One of the astounding qualities of that family was their capacity to fill innocent bystanders with thoughts of murder. – Tom Baker
Humans are capable of great discoveries and inventions and then give the credits to a God they barely discovered. - Dido Stargaze
Humans are capable of great discoveries and inventions and then give the credits to a God they barely discovered. – Dido Stargaze

“In our early period we pretty much survived or perished on our capacity to reach people, and on getting into the pattern of having no money and playing lots of shows.”

Peter Garrett

“I don’t pretend to be happy all the time. I think to be human is to be happy and unhappy by turns. But I have a great capacity to enjoy myself, and it seems to grow as I get older.”

Diana Quick

“Feeling angry is a universal human phenomenon. It is as basic as feeling hungry, lonely, loving, or tired. The capacity to feel angry and to respond in some way to that feeling is in us from birth.”

Theodore Isaac Rubin

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