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Francis Herbert Hedge Quotes and Sayings

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Talent is a faculty that is highly developed,
but genius commands all the faculties.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

What we need most, is not so much to realize the ideal as to idealize the real.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

Every man is his own ancestor, and every man his own heir.
He devises his own fortune, and he inherits his own past.
- Francis Herbert Hedge

 

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have,
instead of what you don't have.
- Woody Allen

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

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The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

Your talent is God's gift to you.
- Leo Buscaglia

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

I have no special talent.
I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

If you've got a talent, protect it.
- Jim Carrey

For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
- John W. Gardner

We believe that if men have the talent
to invent new machines that put men out of work,
they have the talent to put those men back to work.
- John F. Kennedy

If you respect the art and you have some talent about you,
I'm on your team.
- Anthony Anderson

Sponsors and networks will really go all out and simply
evaluate people on the basis of talent.
- Norman Granz

We are told that talent creates its own opportunities.
But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates
not only its own opportunities,
but its own talents.
- Eric Hoffer

I went to the High School for Performing Arts,
and to Howard University on a talent scholarship.
- Anthony Anderson

The talent is in the choices.
- Robert De Niro

I don't consider myself to be a major talent,
so the only solace I can take is to hope I'm growing.
- Paul Simon

And I told her point blank, you've got everything to live for.
You've got such talent.
You're back singing great, lose the weight.
And she went and did it, and look at her now!
- David Gest

The luck of having talent is not enough;
one must also have a talent for luck.
- Hector Berlioz

Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has
a wonderful feel for Cuban music.
He's also paid tribute my talent a bit,
even though I don't know half of what he knows.
- Compay Segundo

Your talent is God's gift to you.
What you do with it is your gift back to God.
- Leo Buscaglia

If you don't have talent or preparation for whatever you want to do,
you will not be successful in anything.
- Alicia Machado

I really believe you can predict when someone has a great attitude,
a real well of talent.
- Taylor Hackford

Tact is one of the first mental virtues,
the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
- William Gilmore Simms

Hard work without talent is a shame,
but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
- Robert Half

It was such a turning point to find that I had a talent
and I had something to contribute,
somewhere.
- Gwen Stefani

But I don't think I have any particular talent for prediction,
because when you have three or four elements in hand,
you don't have to be a genius to reach certain conclusions.
- Antonio Tabucchi

Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
- Edgar Allan Poe

I simply did not want my face to be my talent.
- Gene Tierney

I don't know what the secret to longevity as an actress is.
It's more than talent and beauty.
Maybe it's the audience seeing itself in you.
- Joan Blondell

Murder, like talent, seems occasionally to run in families.
- George Henry Lewes

It's one thing to have talent.
It's another to figure out how to use it.
- Roger Miller

No one can arrive from being talented alone,
work transforms talent into genius.
- Anna Pavlova

Our team has a lot of talent.
I hope that soon we will break out with four or five
goals and avoid overtime.
- Peter Bondra

I was lucky enough to have the talent to play baseball.
That's how I treated my career.
I didn't think I was anybody special,
anybody different.
- Carl Yastrzemski

If I hadn't had the talent, the networks wouldn't have televised my fights.
No one has made me; I made myself.
I paid my dues.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.
- Maude Adams

I've got the god given talent or the god given opportunity better put,
to let that out in a harmless way you know,
and I don't know what it does to you,
I don't really know.
- Eric Clapton

I think when there's enough will and aggression,
there's no shortage of talent either.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.
- Clifton Fadiman

I have tried to explore the little talent I have for writing.
- Cyril Cusack

The talent that I was blessed with was really for the theater.
- David Hasselhoff

To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent.
To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

I started Michael years ago.
I saw him in Gary, Indiana, and we'd have him on the talent shows.
He kind of emulated me, and did the best he could.
- James Brown

At first I wasn't sure that I had the talent,
but I did know I had a fear of failure,
and that fear compelled me to fight off anything that might abet it.
- Gordon Parks

However great a man's natural talent may be,
the act of writing cannot be learned all at once.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

I don't have a lot of respect for talent.
Talent is genetic.
It's what you do with it that counts.
- Martin Ritt

Hollywood has a way of sucking the world's talent to it.
- Richard Linklater

You can work hard to sharpen your talent,
to get better at whatever it is that you do,
and I think that's what it comes back to.
- Ed Bradley

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates.
There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward,
backwards, or sideways.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I do not think I'm a great talent.
I think I'm a medium talent, but I think I understand
the business and enjoy the business.
- Alex O'Loughlin

Detroit is full of talent.
- Martha Reeves

In my early days I was a contract player at Universal
and I had a wonderful mentor named Monique James,
who was head of talent there, and she used to drag me on sets to do parts.
- Sharon Gless

I think some aspects of writing can be taught.
Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent.
But you can help with comfort.
- Toni Morrison

I think that the most important thing a woman can have -
next to talent,
of course - is her hairdresser.
- Joan Crawford

I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice.
I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas.
It confuses people.
- Dirk Benedict

Talent is a gift that can be given, and it can be taken away.
We have to appreciate that.
- Sidney Sheldon

It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian.
- Robert Capa

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words,
so lesser minds have a talent of talking much,
and saying nothing.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There are plenty of clever young writers.
But there is too much genius, not enough talent.
- J. B. Priestley

Talent is a gift that brings with it an obligation to serve the world,
and not ourselves, for it is not of our making.
- Jose Marti

If I have a talent for making some fourth-grader who
hates school and reading to hate it a little less,
then I have to do the most with what I've been issued.
- Brian P. Cleary

So I have this ability, if I may say so,
to spot talent.
- Sally Kirkland


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