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Quotes of skill

  1. Keep writing, because not only does practice improve skill it gives you more chances to score on the market. I did that for eight years before making my first sale. – Piers Anthony
  2. He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill Our antagonist is our helper. – Edmund Burke
  3. So you have to force yourself out of a comfort zone and really try to figure out what are the key ingredients, the key skill sets, the key perspectives that are necessary, and then figure out a way to attract the very best people to fill those particular roles. – Steve Case
  4. Even in China. Children there, next to the Great Wall, who had never seen Mickey Mouse responded. So the studio did have that skill to communicate with images. – John Hench
  5. To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it. – Elena Kagan
  6. A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. – Doug Larson
  7. We're all given some sort of skill in life. Mine just happens to be beating up on people. – Sugar Ray Leonard
  8. Excellence is not a skill It is an attitude. – Ralph Marston
  9. There's many times this year I've sat back and thought, I'm making a living from making things up. It's the only skill I have so I've been really lucky. – Colin Mochrie
  10. For it is we who must pray for our daily bread, and if He grants it to us, it is only through our labour, our skill and preparation. – Paracelsus
  11. Mystery writers' conventions are usually good, and this one has been excellent and extremely well prepared and thought out in advance. A lot of people have given their time and their skill and a good deal of wit, and Anchorage has made us extraordinarily welcome. – Anne Perry
  12. I try to take things that challenge me either physically or mentally, or I have to learn a new skill – John C. Reilly
  13. Though every legal task demands this skill it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice? – Elliot Richardson
  14. With care, and skill and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day! – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Usage examples for skill

  1. " Now, that's what I call a reflection on the skill of Dr. Farley," protested that midshipman in mock indignation. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  2. I congratulate you on your skill – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  3. Godfrey had received more than one proof of his skill – The Boy Trapper by Harry Castlemon
  4. The story will be laughed at, your skill will be applauded, and you will be admired, for each one will say that in your place he would have done likewise!" – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  5. If you doubt my professional skill or good faith why do you put your partner in my charge? – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  6. But I complied, and to the best of my skill rendered the air. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  7. I knew that she would carry it on with such delicate skill that I should not see any evidence of it. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  8. I have some skill in the art, and I feel assured that I have caught the expression of his face. – Literary Lapses by Stephen Leacock
  9. I skill more'n a dozen men that day! – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  10. Here is one who through all his skill speaks to us in a language which we understand, but which we rarely hear. – Essays On Work And Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie
  11. Yes, there were tears in poor old Tom's eyes; he was so upset he could hardly give me the bottle, telling me to rely on his professional skill – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  12. The less intelligent among his critics looked upon him as a fountain of wisdom and cunning and skill – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  13. " Brilliant skill he added moodily, " doesn't always make a big painter." – Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  14. We admire skill industry, and pluck. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  15. And well he might be, as, but for his skill poor Harry would no doubt have fallen a prey to the fierce wolves. – New National Fourth Reader by Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes
  16. The whole scheme had been drawn up with no little skill by the tall Cointet the evening before. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  17. With some skill Colling- what? – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  18. " But not yet," said she to herself; " I do not wish to test my skill yet. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  19. Skill is important, but health and youth even more so. – No Charge for Alterations by Horace Leonard Gold

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