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1. "A true generous heart can never revolve majorly with monetary skills nor business acumen nor cunning mind."
Author: Angelica Hopes
2. "A leader should be able to see and know what to do! His acumen should give the men a reason to rule their season."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
3. "My engineer dad is where my technical acumen comes from. I remember him taking me to the factories to see how what works. Often he used to open up his motorbike to fix things and I saw how the wheels worked. His car used to be open for dissection very regularly. All this taught me and inspired me to look beyond what I could see on the skin."
Author: Bibhu Mohapatra
4. "I have to think that I think it's always been a horse race between this administration's temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they're coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren't conservative. These guys are radicals."
Author: Bradley Whitford
5. "The idiot child they've placed on the throne does not impress with his acumen."
Author: Charles Stross
6. "Tell me, now, fairy as you are, - can't you give me a charm, or a philter, or something of that sort, to make me a handsome man?"It would be past the power of magic, sir;" and, in thought, I added,"a loving eye is all the charm needed: to such you are handsome enough; or rather, your sternness has a power beyond beauty." Mr. Rochester had sometimes read my unspoken thoughts with an acumen to me incomprehensible: in the presnt instance he took no notice of my abrupt vocal response; but he smiled at me with a certain smile he had of his own, and which he used but on rare occasions. He seemed to think too good for common purpose: it was the real sunshine of feeling-he shed it over me now."
Author: Charlotte Brontë
7. "With age comes acumen. With experience comes insight."
Author: Chris Bohjalian
8. "For God to prove himself on demand, physically, would be a grave disappointment, and the strongest Christians should be considerably grateful that he chooses not to do so. The skeptic endlessly demands proof, yet God refuses to insult the true intelligence of man, the '6th sense', the chief quality, the acumen which distinguishes man from the rest of creation, faith."
Author: Criss Jami
9. "My father was a middle manager at an oil company, but I never knew anything about his work. Whatever business acumen I have just got gleaned over the years."
Author: Donna Mills
10. "More accustomed to relying upon himself to shape events, he took the greatest control of the process leading up to the nomination, displaying a fierce ambition, an exceptional political acumen, and a wide range of emotional strengths, forged in the crucible of personal hardship, that took his unsuspecting rivals by surprise."
Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin
11. "He is fond of enigmas, of conundrums, of hieroglyphics; exhibiting in his solutions of each a degree of acumen which appears to the ordinary apprehension præternatural."
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
12. "I don't often think of Donald Trump, but his daughter is very smart. She's a woman working in real estate, which is predominantly men, and she's both savvy and articulate about her business and her business acumen."
Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
13. "Ut pictura, poesis: erit, quae, si propius stes,Te capiat magis, et quaedam, si longius abstes:Haec amat obscurum: volet haec sub luce videri,Iudicis argutum quae non formidat acumen:Haec placuit semel, haec decies repetita placebit.Poezia i perngjet piktures: njera te terheq me tepernga afer, kurse tjetra prej se largu;kjo e do erresiren, ajo do te shikohet ne drite,sepse aspak nuk frikesohet nga shikimi i kritikut,njera do te pelqehet nje here, kurse tjetra ne vijim dhjete here."
Author: Horace
14. "Acumen Fund is my prayer in response to genocide and what happened in Rwanda."
Author: Jacqueline Novogratz
15. "We were learning that all the training and all the caring in the world were not going to solve every problem. This wasn't medical school. We weren't going to ace every exam. Silver-haired professors weren't going to pat us on the head and marvel at our intellectual acumen. We weren't going to win every battle."
Author: Michael J. Collins
16. "The sign painter had guts, maybe. Good taste, no. Anyone with a taste for chocolate Paydays had been spending too much time in the sun. We've stumbled on another find, I believe, Sergeant. Inspector, I stand amazed- your deductive acumen is exceeded only by your good looks and the extraordinary length of your reproductive organ."
Author: Stephen King

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