Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Prayer begins where human capacity ends.
It is indisputable that the being whose capacities of enjoyment are low, has the greatest chance of having them fully satisfied; and a highly endowed being will always feel that any happiness which he can look for, as the world is constituted, is imperfect. But he can learn to bear its imperfections, if they are at all bearable; and they will not make him envy the being who is indeed unconscious of the imperfections, but only because he feels not at all the good which those imperfections qualify. It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, is of a different opinion, it is only because they only know their own side of the question.
The greatest thing a man can do in this world, is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.
Humans are capable of great discoveries and inventions and then give the credits to a God they barely discovered
Man’s major problem is not that he lacks potentials, neither is it that he lacks solutions but man’s major problem is that he lacks knowledge of what he is truly capable of.
A ști anumite lucruri pe de rost îți conferă capacitatea unei înțelegeri superioare.
It is usually unbearably painful to read a book by an author who knows way less than you do, unless the book is a novel.
Two conditions of self-sustaining growth are that a country has acquired a cadre of domestic entrepreneurs and administrators and, secondly, that it has attained to adequate savings and taxable capacity.
I definitely fall into the camp of thinking of AI as augmenting human capability and capacity.
Japan is an important ally of ours. Japan and the United States of the Western industrialized capacity, 60 percent of the GNP, two countries. That's a statement in and of itself.
We need to invest in technologies that amplify human capacity, not replace it.
We need to strengthen our analytic capacity in Washington, we need to centralize the anti-terrorism effort.
The capacity of human beings to bore one another seems to be vastly greater than that of any other animal.
Liberal soccer moms are precisely as likely to receive anthrax in the mail as to develop a capacity for linear thinking.
Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
The capacity for humans to come up with ever-increasingly granular in-group versus out-group demarcations is truly breathtaking.
We have the capacity to receive messages from the stars and the songs of the night winds.
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.