A man may and ought to pride himself more on his will than on his talent
For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
But it is a cold, lifeless business when you go to the shops to buy something, which does not represent your life and talent, but a goldsmith's.
Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object
With people with only modest ability, modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent
to people who have none.
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.
In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.
Champion wrestlers are made by planning their seasons and careers around a framework of 8 building blocks: diet, nutrition, conditioning, technique, weight training, mental preparation, drilling, and natural talent.
I believe talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it.
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 abstract, positive thinking.
The primary function of a theater is not to please itself, or even to please its audience. It is to serve talent.
France always has plenty men of talent, but it is always deficient in men of action and high character.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
True education makes for inequality; the inequality of individuality, the inequality of success, the glorious inequality of talent, of genius.
Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power a man is.
An idea can turn to dust or magic,
depending on the talent that rubs against it.
I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism have brought me to my ideas.
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
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.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
Talent may be in time forgiven, but genius never
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.