Talent Quotes

I believe talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it.

Maya Angelou

Whatever you are from nature, keep to it; never desert your own line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousand times worse than nothing.

Sydney Smith

Talent is not universal but it is widely spread: Give enough people the capacity to create, and inevitably gems will emerge.

Chris Anderson

Success is often not a matter of talent, but a matter of tenacity.

Nathaniel Bronner Jr.

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

The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.

Charles Barkley

Many a man may thank his talent for his rank, but no man has ever been able to return the compliment by thanking his rank for his talent.

Charles Caleb Colton

For the West, the enemy was not "socialism" but capitalism. How to tame and subdue the polar bear, how to take over the talent, the science, the technology, how to buy out the human capital, how to acquire the intellectual property rights?

Michel Chossudovsky

A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.

Joseph Addison

In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.

Carter G. Woodson

A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.

Charles Horton Cooley

Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.

Sorphia Loren

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

Albert Einstein

Chaplin you got to go with. Chaplin is a man whose talents is such that you have to gamble. First off, comedy is his backyard. He's a genius, a cinematic genius. A comedic talent without peer.

Marlon Brando

In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.

Charles Babbage
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