Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit.
We now have a strong leadership team and are optimistic about our ability to return to growth for the full year 1999.
One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency.
Local school districts already have the ability to create anti-bullying policies and curriculum if they deem it necessary, so we're reviewing whether there's a true need for this legislation in the first place.
I am quite confident in my ability. I'm sure I would have run real fast. I never doubt myself, so it would have been a good race out there.
It's obvious that these people knew the governor, have strong feelings toward him. That, in itself, renders their ability to be impartial in question.
The question is, as a result [of the win], do we lose our ability to keep our focus or do we stay committed to the details? I know [the team can stay committed].
He's got a lot of tenacity and natural ability. I think we're all going to know his name around the world someday. He's one of those guys who's got a natural drive and ability.
If you're way too big, too large, then your ability to manage disappears.
The good news is that the decision gives us the ability to move forward. The bad news is that it will force up the cost of our project, which ultimately means that the consumer will have to pay more.
It is important to realize that the foundation does not have the same ability as better-known charities, such as the Salvation American or the American Red Cross, to raise money without spending much money do so.
A woman may develop wrinkles and cellulite, lose her waistline, her bustline, her ability to bear a child, even her sense of humor, but none of that implies a loss of her sexuality, her femininity.
The long-term promise here is the ability to bring some more management to this unmanaged content.
It shows their real intent, which is to shut down the initiative process and the ability for groups to gather signatures and put something on the ballot.
He's got the ability to get over it as quickly as anyone.
The ability to observe what happens to electronic energy in DNA on such short time scales also extends the hope that methods such as ours can finally determine how DNA is damaged by UV light in the first place.
Although the trip was physically and even emotionally draining, our group still had the ability to empathize with the victims and understand what they were going through.
The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
What is genius, anyway, if it isn't the ability to give an adequate response to a great challenge?
The broad spectrum of knowledge, the ability to probe into the meaning of an event and the ability to write clearly and concisely in newspaper style are the essence of professionalism.
Our world is driven by our remarkable ability to carefully measure and divide units of time. In a reasonable sense, the invention of clocks has had a greater effect on our lives than the invention of wheels. You can invent wheels relatively easily, if you live where trees fall over.
We've only done it a couple times in the last month. The rain definitely cuts down on your ability to get outside.
There was so much bleach in the motor home that it severely affected the search dogs' ability to smell for a body scent.
[Smart] is an elusive concept. There's a certain sharpness, an ability to absorb new facts. To ask an insightful question. To relate to domains that may not seem connected at first. A certain creativity that allows people to be effective.
If you give people tools, [and they use] their natural ability and their curiosity, they will develop things in ways that will surprise you very much beyond what you might have expected.