Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor.
For in itself a thought, a slumbering thought, is capable of years, and curdles a long life into one hour.
Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings, with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed for usefulness.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Choose a subject equal to your abilities; think carefully what your shoulders may refuse, and what they are capable of bearing.
Dolphins are social mammals, capable of enjoying their lives. They form close bonds with other members of their group.
Christ has conquered death, not only by suppressing its evil effects, but by reversing its sting. By virtue of Christ’s rising again, nothing any longer kills inevitably, but everything is capable of becoming the blessed touch of the divine hands, the blessed influence of the will of God upon our lives.
Such happiness as life is capable of comes from the full participation of all our powers in the endeavor to wrest from each changing situations of experience its own full and unique meaning.
Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.
It may, however, be said that the level of experience to which concepts are inapplicable cannot yield any knowledge of a universal character, for concepts alone are capable of being socialized.