150 Capacity Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of capacity quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about spiritual capacity.

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Top 10 Capacity Quotes (BEST)

  1. If you have the capacity to tremble with indignation every time that an injustice is committed in the world, then we are comrades. — Che Guevara
  2. The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. — Socrates
  3. Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. — Warren G. Bennis
  4. Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. — Mahatma Gandhi
  5. Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it. — Rabindranath Tagore
  6. To make a great dream come true, the first requirement is a great capacity to dream; the second is persistence. — Cesar Chavez
  7. People will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think. — Aldous Huxley
  8. To be liberated, woman must feel free to be herself, not in rivalry to man but in the context of her own capacity and her personality. — Indira Gandhi
  9. Each person is sacred, no matter what his or her culture, religion, handicap, or fragility. Each person is created in God’s image; each one has a heart, a capacity to love and to be loved. — Jean Vanier
  10. One of the many interesting and surprising experiences of the beginner in child analysis is to find in even very young children a capacity for insight which is often far greater than that of adults. — Melanie Klein

The Most Famous Capacity Quotes

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I believe anybody can reach their capacity. Anybody has that shot, but it takes so much fricking work, pain that not a lot of people want to go through it. — Patrick Bet-David

God does not begin by asking us about our ability, but only about our availability, and if we then prove our dependability, he will increase our capability. — Neal A. Maxwell

What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are. — Anthony Robbins

Everyone is born with a certain potential. You may never achieve your full potential, but how close you come depends on how much you want to pay the price. — Red Auerbach

Ability is a wonderful thing, but its value is greatly enhanced by dependability. Ability implies repeatability and accountability. — Robert A. Heinlein

I think if you're a good high school player that you have the ability to be a good college football player. If you're a good college football then you have the ability to be a great NFL player. — Robert Griffin III

If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. — Mahatma Gandhi

There is no such thing as talent. What they call talent is nothing but the capacity for doing continuous work in the right way. — Winslow Homer

That leaves 93 percent of potential untapped. Humans only use 10 percent of the brain and 7 percent of company databases, yet we — Christina Bultinck

God does not ask about our ability, but our availability. — Unknown

Short Capacity Quotes

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  • What is possible for you in Christ Jesus depends on your capacity to believe. — T. B. Joshua
  • We are all capable of much more than we think we are. — Lao Tzu
  • God does not ask your ability Or your inability. He asks only your availability. — Mary Kay Ash
  • Character, in great and little things, means carrying through what you feel able to do. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • Gifts and abilities, no matter how magnificent, are either limited or enhanced by character. — John Wimber

Capacity Image Quotes

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Capacity quote by David Belle

Parkour teaches you to be sure of what you are able to do. — David Belle

Capacity quote by Ezra Pound

Genius... is the capacity to see ten things where the ordinary man sees one. — Ezra Pound

Capacity quote by T. B. Joshua

What is possible for you in Christ Jesus depends on your capacity to believe. — T. B. Joshua

Capacity quote When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your
When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering. As soon as you see that, the capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there.

Brain Capacity Quotes

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Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020. — Ray Kurzweil

Education builds software for your brain. — Edward O. Thorp

To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title. — Albert Pike

Capacity quote The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingnes
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.

Your brain has a capacity for learning that is virtually limitless, which makes every human a potential genius. — Michael J. Gelb

It is the large brain capacity which allows man to live as a human being, enjoy taxes, canned salmon, television, and the atomic bomb. — Gustav Heinrich Ralph von Koenigswald

People lost the capacity of using their brain. It's all about the label. Not about the labels showing but subtlety of the labels. — Barbara Hulanicki

Capacity quote Fortitude is the capacity to say no when the world wants to hear yes.
Fortitude is the capacity to say no when the world wants to hear yes.

The people of the United States will not tolerate another deep depression that arises not from any lack of natural resources, productive capacity or man and brain power, but solely from imperfections in the functioning of the system of finance capitalism. — Benjamin Graham

...comparing the capacity of computers to the capacity of the human brain, I've often wondered, where does our success come from? The answer is synthesis, the ability to combine creativity and calculation, art and science, into whole that is much greater than the sum of its parts. — Garry Kasparov

What constrains or enables the capacity of human beings to work in groups is not so much the technology, but rather the capacity of the human brain to have and monitor social interactions. — Nicholas A. Christakis

If we are not using our brains' capacity for challenge it feels to me as though it atrophies like an unused muscle. — Philippa Perry

Spiritual Capacity Quotes

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It matters not who you love, where you love, why you love, when you love or how you love, it matters only that you love — John Lennon

You have inside you the capacity to invest your mental, emotional, and spiritual gifts in a way that glorifies God, impacts the world, and satisfies your own soul. I believe that-and I want you to believe it, too. — David Jeremiah

Spiritual practice is the capacity to offer your love even when you feel hurt, closed down, tense, angry, misunderstood, or hated. — David Deida

Capacity quote People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never right time to do
People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never right time to do a difficult thing.

At its most basic, the spiritual is the experience of the connectedness that underlies reality. The depth of that experience depends on the capacity of the individual to set aside considerations of self, thereby gaining access to connection. — Arthur J. Deikman

So long as we believe in our heart of hearts that our capacity is limited and we grow anxious and unhappy, we are lacking in faith. One who truly trusts in God has no right to be anxious about anything. — Paramahansa Yogananda

When a man comes under the blood of Christ, his whole capacity as a man is refashioned. His soul is saved, yes, but so are his mind and his body. True spirituality means the lordship of Christ over the total man. — Francis Schaeffer

Capacity quote The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the dis
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.

Man (and woman) has an infinite capacity for self-development. Equally, he has an infinite capacity for self-destruction. A human being may be clinically alive and yet, despite all appearances, spiritually dead. — Idries Shah

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

As we mature spiritually, we exhibit a growing capacity to care for and appreciate one another in the body of Christ, regardless of our differences. — Joseph Stowell

Spiritual intelligence is the capacity to conduct our life in such a way that it reflects deep philosophical and metaphysical understanding of reality and of ourselves discovered through personal experience during systematic spiritual pursuit. — Stanislav Grof

Mental Capacity Quotes

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Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities. — Walter Scott

We’ve been granted the mental capacities to make almost infinitely ambitious plans, yet practically no time at all to put them into action. — Oliver Burkeman

In the distant future I see open fields for far more important researches. Psychology will be based on a new foundation, that of the necessary acquirement of each mental power and capacity by gradation. Light will be thrown on the origin of man and his history. — Charles Darwin

Capacity quote Strength does not come from physical capacity, It comes from an indomitable will
Strength does not come from physical capacity, It comes from an indomitable will.

Habits reduce cognitive load and free up mental capacity, so you can allocate your attention to other tasks. — James Clear

You always feel better when you sing. Music touches people's hearts. You know, it doesn't go through your mental capacity, it just moves you and it will let you cry. It's worth it doing a show and when you touch a crowd and move yourself at the same — Jewel

Mental attitude is more important than mental capacity. — Walter Dill Scott

Capacity quote Mental attitude is more important than mental capacity.
Mental attitude is more important than mental capacity.

No one culture has ever developed all human potentialities; it has always selected certain capacities, mental and emotional and moral, and stifled others. Each culture is a system of values which may well complement the values in another. — Ruth Benedict

The problem that has no name-which is simply the fact that American women are kept from growing to their full human capacities-is taking a far greater toll on the physical and mental health of our country than any known disease. — Betty Friedan

What is there about the notion of a person, at law, that makes every living member of the species Homo sapiens a person, irrespective of their mental capacities, but excludes every nonhuman animal - again, irrespective of their mental capacities? — Peter Singer

I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity and therefore be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it. — Arthur Schopenhauer

Capacity To Love Quotes

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The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed. — Ernest Hemingway

She was bored. She loved, had capacity to love, for love, to give and accept love. Only she tried twice and failed twice to find somebody not just strong enough to deserve it, earn it, match it, but even brave enough to accept it. — William Faulkner

I do assert that one prepares for eternity not by being religious and keeping the rules, but by living fully, loving wastefully, and daring to be all that each of us has the capacity to be. — John Shelby Spong

Capacity quote Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.

Lose everything, even the attachment to holiness, so that you aim only at one thing: to love — Chiara Lubich

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border? There is a brotherhood among all men. This must be recognized if life is to remain. We must learn the love of man. — Pablo Casals

I don't mind saying in advance that in my opinion jealousy is normal and healthy. Jealousy arises out of the fact that children love. If they have no capacity to love, then they don't show jealousy. — Donald Woods Winnicott

Capacity quote No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for livi
No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.

The truth is, you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved. The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation. — Bruce D. Perry

No one can love you until you love yourself, and you cannot love anyone else, until you love yourself. — Raymond Charles Barker

This is the true measure of love, When we believe that we alone can love, That no one could ever have loved so before us, And that no one will ever love in the same way after us. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We have more experience of movement and more capacity for it than of feeling and thought... We know much more about movement than we do about anger, love, envy or even thought. It is relatively easy to learn to recognize the quality of movement than the quality of other factors. — Moshe Feldenkrais

Human Capacity Quotes

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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

The specifically human capacity for language enables children to provide for auxiliary tools in the solution of difficult tasks, to overcome impulsive action, to plan a solution to a problem prior to its execution, and to master their own behavior. — Lev S. Vygotsky

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo- far more flexible than you'd ever believe at first glance. — Jodi Picoult

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. — Aldous Huxley

Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a man's or a woman's shoulders. To breathe fresh air into the fading embers of a smoldering dream. To actually change the course of another human being's day, week, or life. — Charles R. Swindoll

It is highly possible that what is called 'talented behavior' is simply a greater individual capacity for experiencing. From this point of view, it is in the increasing of the individual capacity for experiencing that the untold potentiality of a personality can be evoked. — Viola Spolin

Good design, like good painting, cooking, architecture or whatever you like, is a manifestation of the capacity of the human spirit to transcend its limitations. — George Nelson

We've lost a lot of faith in mankind and humanity and the human body's capacity to heal itself. — Gary Brecka

Humans alone are created as rational beings in the image of God, capable of a relationship with God and given by him the capacity to understand the universe in which they live. — John Lennox

Intelligence alone does not get us where we need to go or even necessarily where we want to go. For that, the human creature must exercise harder-won capacities of wisdom, and wise action. — Krista Tippett

Thinking Capacity Quotes

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I do not allow myself to be overcome by hopelessness, no matter how tough the situation. I believe that if you just do your little bit without thinking of the bigness of what you stand against, if you turn to the enlargement of your own capacities, just that itself creates new potential. — Vandana Shiva

I don’t think the feeling of anxiety ever completely goes away; we’re even limited, apparently, in our capacity to embrace our limitations. — Oliver Burkeman

If anyone spends almost the whole day in reading...he gradually loses the capacity for thinking...This is the case with many learned persons; they have read themselves stupid — Arthur Schopenhauer

Learning organizations organizations where people continually expand their capacity to create the results they truly desire, where new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, where collective aspiration is set free, and where people are continually learning how to learn together. — Peter Senge

I think schools generally do an effective and terribly damaging job of teaching children to be infantile, dependent, intellectually dishonest, passive and disrespectful to their own developmental capacities. — Seymour Papert

I talked to Snoop Doggy Dog today. Well I'm not sure if you could really call it talked because I could hardly understand what he was saying. But i think he was trying to communicate was that he wanted to work with me in some sort of capacity and something involving marijuana. — Marilyn Manson

... the greatest menace to our capacity for contemplation is the incessant fabrication of tawdry empty stimuli which kill the receptivity of the soul. — Josef Pieper

Promise me, Amelie, that you’ll crucify me with silver before you allow me to fall in love.” “I hardly think there’s any chance of that,” Amelie said. "I doubt you have the capacity. — Rachel Caine

During painful times, when you feel a terrible void, think how the capacity of your soul is being enlarged so that it can receive God- becoming as it were, infinite as God is infinite. — Elizabeth of the Trinity

Don't be fooled into thinking that you have the capacity to achieve your best on your own. A training partner in the gym is a great asset because when you think you have reached your limit, there is someone who can push you to go further. — Brian Houston

Capacity Increase Quotes

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Jiu-jitsu puts you completely in the moment, where you must have a complete focus on finding a solution to the problem. This trains the mind to build that focus, to increase your awareness, your capacity to solve problems. — Rickson Gracie

The chief purpose of life, for any of us, is to increase according to our capacity our knowledge of God by all means we have, and to be moved by it to praise and thanks. — J. R. R. Tolkien

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

Aromatherapy during sleep increases cognitive capacity by 226% in older adults, an effect thought to be mediated by improved integrity of the prefrontal cortex's uncinate fasciculus, a pathway directly linked to memory. — Rhonda Patrick

Gold miners have incentive to conceal & minimize the full extent of their reserves, increase their capacity aggressively, and mine more gold as fast as they can. They are the enemies of gold investors. It’s a hopelessly antiquated system for storing value in the 21st century. — Michael Saylor

Capability is the ability to better what you are already doing. Capacity is about doing more of what you are already doing. Improve your capacity. Increase your capacity. That’s progress! — Mahatria Ra

The capacity for humans to come up with ever-increasingly granular in-group versus out-group demarcations is truly breathtaking. — Gad Saad

The greatest good suffering can do for me is to increase my capacity for God. — Joni Eareckson Tada

Make the bottlenecks work only on what will contribute to throughput today … not nine months from now. That’s one way to increase capacity at the bottlenecks. The other way you increase bottleneck capacity is to take some of the load off the bottlenecks and give it to non-bottlenecks. — Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Let your first business be to perform your duties at home. But, inasmuch as you are wise stewards, you will find time for social duties. . . . By seeking to perform every duty you will find that your capacity will increase, and you will be astonished at what you can accomplish. — Eliza R. Snow

Building Capacity Quotes

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We need to pay special attention to capacity building, quality infrastructure, as well as accessibility and affordability of the digital economy. — Joko Widodo

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

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

In an increasingly non-linear economy, incremental change is not enough-you have to build a capacity for strategy innovation, one that increases your ability to recognize new opportunities. — Gary Hamel

The five C's of expanding your capacity. 1. Build your confidence. 2. Expand your connections. 3. Improve your competence. 4. Strengthen your character. If character is not strengthening your capacity is weakening. We need to check our leadership for leaks. 5. Increase your commitment. — Sheila Heen

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model. — A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model. — Abdul Kalam

A traffic jam is a collision between free enterprise and socialism. Free enterprise produces automobiles faster than socialism can build roads and road capacity. — Andrew Joseph Galambos

Artists are people who are subject to irrational convictions of the sacred. Baudelaire said that an artist is a child who has acquired adult capacities and discipline. Art education should help build those capacities and that discipline without messing over the child. — Peter Schjeldahl

I have tremendous confidence in the capacity of the poor to transform not only their own lives but also to build a just, humane, and democratic society. — Ruth Manorama

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More Capacity Quotes

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Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results. — Dupree Jordan

I came to believe that health services ought not to have a price tag on them, and that people should be able to get whatever health services they required irrespective of their individual capacity to pay. — Tommy Douglas

Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor. I want to encourage each and everyone of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and for each other. — Laverne Cox

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. — Mahatma Gandhi

The tragedy of life is not found in failure but complacency. Not in you doing too much, but doing too little. Not in you living above your means, but below your capacity. It's not failure but aiming too low, that is life's greatest tragedy. — Benjamin E. Mays

The secret of Masonry, like the secret of life, can be known only by those who seek it, serve it, live it. It cannot be uttered; it can only be felt and acted. It is, in fact, an open secret, and each man knows it according to his quest and capacity. Like all things worth knowing, no one can know it for another and no man can know it alone. — William Howard Taft

Male and female citizens, being equal in the eyes of the law, must be equally admitted to all honors, positions, and public employment according to their capacity and without other distinctions besides those of their virtues and talents. — Olympe de Gouges

The prayer power has never been tried to its full capacity...if we want to see mighty wonders of divine power and grace wrought in the place of weakness, failure and disappointment, let us answer God's standing challenge, "Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things which thou knowest not." — Hudson Taylor

We have staked the whole future of our new nation, not upon the power of government; far from it. We have staked the future of all our political constitutions upon the capacity of each of ourselves to govern ourselves according to the moral principles of the Ten Commandments. — James Madison

My own definition of leadership is this: The capacity and the will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence. — Bernard Law Montgomery

Creativity consists in maintaining a key aspect of the experience of childhood throughout one's life: the capacity to create and recreate the world. Creativity is the omnipotence of the child's mind. — Donald Woods Winnicott

Mindfulness means moment-to-moment, non-judgmental awareness. It is cultivated by refining our capacity to pay attention, intentionally, in the present moment, and then sustaining that attention over time as best we can. In the process, we become more in touch with our life as it is unfolding. — Jon Kabat-Zinn

The size of your dreams must always exceed your current capacity to achieve them. If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough. — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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

Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible, but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary. — Reinhold Niebuhr

Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. — Franz Kafka

We urgently need to bring to our communities the limitless capacity to love, serve, and create for and with each other. We urgently need to bring the neighbor back into our hoods, not only in our inner cities but also in our suburbs, our gated communities, on Main Street and Wall Street, and on Ivy League campuses. — Grace Lee Boggs

Freedom is man's capacity to take a hand in his own development. It is our capacity to mold ourselves. — Rollo May

Men are of three different capacities: one understands intuitively; another understands so far as it is explained; and a third understands neither of himself nor by explanation. The first is excellent, the second, commendable, and the third, altogether useless. — Niccolo Machiavelli

Each and every one of you has the power, the will and the capacity to make a difference in the world in which you live in — Harry Belafonte

You have to work and think about how we can make this world a better place for all. This is what I'd really like to ask our young leaders. We will try as leaders of today to minimise the problems which we will hand over to you. But it is to you. You have to take ownership and leadership of tomorrow. For that to be possible, you have to strengthen your capacity and widen your vision as a global citizen. — Ban Ki-moon

You must want to be first-class ...meaning the best, the very best you are capable of becoming. If you deliberately plan to be less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you'll be deeply unhappy for the rest of your life. You will be evading your own capacities, your own possibilities. — Abraham Maslow

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