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Talent Quotes

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

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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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

Where a beast would have claws, I was born with talent.
- Klaus Kinski

You could put all the talent I had into your left eye
and still not suffer from impaired vision.
- Veronica Lake

I don't think playing a villain is my greatest talent.
- Sam Waterston

There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
- Honore de Balzac

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

There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent.
With man-made talent you have to work very hard.
With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.
- Pearl Bailey

They would come down in Mississippi,
they hired me as a talent scout.
And I would go all over Mississippi,
Alabama,
Texas, and find out different artists for them.
- Ike Turner

Jackie had a keen eye for talent, and like an elephant never forgot.
And, he was always right on the mark.
- Audrey Meadows

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

My bad habits aren't my title.
My strengths and my talent are my title.
- Layne Staley

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction
by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
- Bruce Barton

All I really had was my talent.
Without that I wouldn't be welcome at the White House.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

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

Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
- Janet Flanner

Eric McCormack is directing talent waiting to happen.
- Ron Livingston

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent;
doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

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

Sometimes you're trapped in writing songs and you don't
have enough distance from what you do anymore and you
need the talent and the years of other people to come and jump in.
- Keren Ann

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing,
but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
- Robert Benchley

Assuming that his talent can survive the increasing strain,
there is one scarcely avoidable danger that lies ahead
of the pupil on his road to mastery.
- Eugen Herrigel

I really believe that everyone has a talent,
ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
- Dean Koontz

To be a dramatic writer takes hard work,
talent, and discipline.
And that's why I just make up crap.
- Colin Mochrie

Too much youth, hunger, mission, and talent.
- Larry Merchant

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

I think I've got something when I'm onscreen,
but that's nothing to do with acting or talent.
- Julie Christie

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

I guess I just don't have a talent for it,
some women just aren't the marrying kind -
or anyway,
not the permanent marrying kind, and I'm one of them.
- Jane Wyman

I don't have any focus groups on talent and programming.
If I need five people in a mall to be paid $40 to tell me how to do my job,
I shouldn't do my job.
- Roger Ailes

An idea can turn to dust or magic, depending on the
talent that rubs against it.
- William Bernbach

Our industry has invested so much money in technology
that perhaps it's time to invest in talent,
in people.
- Christiane Amanpour

What impresses me is the young actors with terrific
talent arriving on the scene.
They'd have blown us all away in the old days.
Guys like Brad Pitt.
- Robert Wagner

There's tons of people with talent; it's the system that's all screwed up.
- John Kricfalusi

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

I only really cast people who are desperate to be in it -
who were dying to be in it,
whose talent I believed in and were dead ready to do
the work that was necessary.
- Kenneth Branagh

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
- Maya Angelou

Detroit is full of talent.
- Martha Reeves

Generally speaking, there is more wit than talent in the world.
Society swarms with witty people who lack talent.
- Antoine Rivarol

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

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

Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents
were in the business and that I grew up around actors,
comedians and directors.
- Ben Stiller

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

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

I'm very fond of the Talent series, and also the Crystal Singer trio.
- Anne McCaffrey

I think I have the skills.
I'm a great judge of talent.
I just know basketball.
- Tim Hardaway

The British have a remarkable talent for keeping calm,
even when there is no crisis.
- Franklin P. Jones

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls.
Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
- Jonathan Swift

Can you imagine what it would be like if all the Aussie
film talent was able to make Australian stories?
- Yahoo Serious

Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided,
but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.
- Christiane Collage

We're all generous, but with different things,
like time, money, talent - criticism.
- Frank Howard Clark

You can never have enough talent.
- Pat Riley

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

Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely necessary.
- Jessamyn West

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

It must be remembered that the Bush White House has
a separate talent for character assassination that
must not be confused with a talent for governance.
- Richard Dreyfuss

Talent does whatever it wants to do.
Genius does only what it can.
- Eugene Delacroix

The standing ovation threw me...
to be held in such regard in a town so full of talent is quite something.
- Michael Caine

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself,
but talent instantly recognizes genius.
- Arthur Conan Doyle


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