Skillful Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Skillful Quotes from Tim Ryan, Stanley Marcus, Orison Swett Marden, Sophie Hannah, Stellan Skarsgard. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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It’s a lot easier to negotiate and be skillful from the majority. I want Paul Ryan negotiating with us. I don’t want to have to negotiate with Paul Ryan.
Tim Ryan
As goods become more standardized – and mass production has that effect, standardizing product – the distinguishing factor between one store and another is going to be how skillful stores are in satisfying customers and making it a pleasant experience instead of a hostile experience.
Stanley Marcus
When God calls a man to be upright and pure and generous, he also calls him to be intelligent and skillful, and strong and brave.
Orison Swett Marden
Agatha Christie’s writing is incredibly skillful because her books are incredibly intellectually puzzling and challenging.
Sophie Hannah
Kenneth Branagh is one of the funniest directors on the set. You laugh a lot. He’s very skillful.
Stellan Skarsgard
Deco is a very skillful player. He thinks very fast on the pitch.
By the skillful and sustained use of propaganda, one can make a people see even heaven as hell or an extremely wretched life as paradise.
Adolf Hitler
Developing our capacity for compassion makes it possible for us to help others in a more skillful and effective way. And compassion helps us as well.
Joan Halifax
The archetypal No. 10 is a skillful player who is more interested in being in possession than tracking to get the ball back.
Glenn Murray
Lionel Messi is a wonderful player. Very skillful. Highly intelligent. He is not good in the air.
Apprenticeships are the real nitty-gritty way of creating an efficient, skillful and vibrant workforce.
Sean Bean
Don’t get me wrong, Anthony Joshua is Anthony Joshua, but he’s not as skillful and as talented as me, you know? I’m just speaking facts.
Demetrius Andrade
No matter how skillful you are, you can’t invent a product advantage that doesn’t exist. And if you do, and it’s just a gimmick, it’s going to fall apart anyway.
William Bernbach
I’d like a bit of a crack at some kind of anarchic comedy, but whether or not I’m skillful enough at it all, we’ll see.
Richard C. Armitage
‘Silence Kid’ starts with a broken classic-rock intro. It’s funny to hear us do that. Obviously, we weren’t skillful rock stars. Then it’s spinning through a lot of hooks really fast, and all of a sudden, it’s over.
Stephen Malkmus
Skillful conversationalists can explore disagreements and make points in ways that feel constructive and positive rather than combative or corrective.
Gretchen Rubin
Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Harry S Truman
I didn’t mind playing against Ronaldo. He wasn’t as quick as me over the first few yards, I always felt that I could stick with him and I always felt I did okay against him. You always had to be switched on. He loved a step-over and was very skillful and he could sometimes make you look stupid.
Wayne Bridge
On landing at New York I caught the yellow fever. The kind man who commanded the ship that brought me from France took charge of me and placed me under the care of two Quaker ladies. To their skillful and untiring care I may safely say I owe my life.
John James Audubon
A skillful playwright might have a good time with the story of the assassination of President William McKinley, and especially with the three most flamboyant political figures involved: Mark Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, and Emma Goldman.
Russell Baker
No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.
Edward Hopper
I would go on the record with my respect for Mike Madigan, which will probably upset a lot of friends. He’s enormously skillful at what he does. The only speakers of any House who survive are the ones who can keep their majority and keep everyone going largely in the same direction. Mike Madigan is superb at that.
Fred Eychaner
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
Charles Dickens
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
Charles de Saint-Évremond
I know I’m skillful and capable of finishing fights.
Travis Browne
Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman.
I know how easy it is for one to stay well within moral, ethical, and legal bounds through the skillful use of words – and to thereby spin, sidestep, circumvent, or bend a truth completely out of shape. To that extent, we are all liars on numerous occasions.
Sidney Poitier
When I imagine feminine characters in my songs, they’re often bold, strong, passionate, militant, witty, sensual, dangerous. I see those characters as skillful witnesses, figures of change and awakening.
Yasmine Hamdan
Picture books, while less in word count, are certainly not less important. There are unbelievably skillful authors writing in this vein. Authors like Jane O’Connor and Jon Scieszka.
Rebecca Serle
There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.
Helen Hunt Jackson
Rove, of course, is an exceptionally good, exceptionally skillful campaign guy, and Bush himself is really gifted at the political end of politics. But he’s always been, as he says, misunderestimated.
Molly Ivins
Even though there wasn’t much damage, it’s a disgrace that the skies over the imperial capital should have been defiled without a single enemy plane being shot down. It provides a regrettably graphic illustration of the saying that a bungling attack is better than the most skillful defense.
Isoroku Yamamoto
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.