• WordNet 3.6
    • n skillfulness the state of being cognitively skillful
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Commerce is a game of skill which everyone cannot play and few can play well.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Two parts of empathy: Skill (tip of iceberg) and Attitude (mass of the iceberg).”
  • John Stossel
    John Stossel
    “Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.”
  • John Bunyan
    “My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.”
  • Thomas Szasz
    “Knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by practice; love by love.”
  • Tony Buzan
    Tony Buzan
    “Learning how to learn is life's most important skill.”


In literature:

Harry was soon busily engaged in preparing a bountiful supper for the boys who were ready to do ample justice to his skill in the kitchen.
"Boy Scouts in Southern Waters" by G. Harvey Ralphson
And still the question remains: how much of this success is due to the playwright's skill or to the skill of the actors?
"Plays, Acting and Music" by Arthur Symons
Again, the forger rarely possesses the requisite skill to exactly reproduce his tracing.
"Disputed Handwriting" by Jerome B. Lavay
At this era Lincoln was as famous for his skill in athletic sports as he was for his love of books.
"The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Francis Fisher Browne
The skill which he displayed, and the success which that skill secured, excited the admiration alike of the red men and the white men.
"Christopher Carson" by John S. C. Abbott
The skill you boast belonged not to your sire.
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
Boys, therefore, manage with skill and dexterity.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
Who would have thought that there were such skillful divers in Troy!
"The Children's Hour, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Various
The average skilled waist worker, when very busy, sometimes earns from $12 to $15 a week.
"Making Both Ends Meet" by Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt
Very few of these industrial negroes, however, are skilled workers.
"Our Foreigners" by Samuel P. Orth

In poetry:

"Ne'er again at thy soul's peril,
Speak to me of Jewish beauty,
Jewish skill, or Jewish virtue.
I have said. Do thou remember."
"Fra Pedro" by Emma Lazarus
Those mighty orbs proclaim thy power,
Their motions speak thy skill,
And on the wings of every hour
We read thy patience still.
"Hymn 46 part 1" by Isaac Watts
"My faire ladye," Sir Gawaine sayd,
"I yield me to thy skille;
Because thou art mine owne ladye,
Thou shalt have all thy wille."
"The Marriage of Sir Gawaine" by Anonymous British
Nature and time, and earth and skies,
Thy heav'nly skill proclaim;
What shall we do to make us wise,
But learn to read thy name?
"Psalm 111 part 1" by Isaac Watts
Shook the tutor his locks of silver,
"And if I have any skill,
This young Prince of Anhalt Dessau,
He will always work his will.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
Through fire and water he with skill
Brings to a wealthy land;
Rude flames and roaring floods, Be Still,
Thy Husband can command.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter I." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

Grandpa was a highly skilled carpenter.
Hughes Brings MMA Skills to Sandhills.
Nancy Kazlauckas began developing her artistic skills by watching her father letter signs.
Growing is a skill that takes time and effort.
Though it didn't happen right away, or without other bad days, they eventually became reliable starters, skilled technicians, who were drafted into the NFL.
Text, Workbook and Mosby's Nursing Assistant Video Skills: Student Online Version 3.0 (User Guide and Access Code ) Package.
But, every once in a while, someone comes along with truly impressive skills.
Skilled Ethiopian technicians crouched in a hangar at the airport here delicately hammering the finishing touches to a svelte little biplane.
What did you guys think of LL Cool J's hosting skills.
While certifications and training allow quality professionals to gain new skills and proficiencies, evidence shows that these items can also greatly increase a quality professional's earning potential.
Published Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 11:51 p.m. Chiefs inside linebacker Jovan Belcher (right) credits some of his skill on the field to his experiences as a high-school wrestler.
The son and grandson of skilled craftsmen, Paul Curioli discovered his carpentry gene only after he married.
Compliment her on her superior organizational skills.
A hotly controversial study shows that preschool math and reading skills predict later academic success, but behavioral problems and social skills don't.
"The study was pretty surprising -- all six studies showed the importance first of math skills , and second of reading skills ," Duncan tells WebMD.

In science:

The specific skills of a researcher become more explicit and thus it becomes easier to assess a student.
PaperBricks: An Alternative to Complete-Story Peer Reviewing
Here g represents either gp = p4fp or ge = p4fe , y = ln(p) and κ(r, y ) is the spatial diffusion coefficient in the radial direction (Skilling 1975).
Nonthermal Radiation from Type Ia Supernova Remnants
Their basic approach is to start each user with the same prior skill level.
Active Learning to Overcome Sample Selection Bias: Application to Photometric Variable Star Classification
The skill level of each user is determined by the upper confidence interval (UI) of the mean reward of all their previous labels.
Active Learning to Overcome Sample Selection Bias: Application to Photometric Variable Star Classification
The skill of the Bayesian statistician is to assign a prior probability based on understanding the world that agrees with the frequentist.
Refinement for Probabilistic Systems with Nondeterminism