Talent Quotes

Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.

Jules Renard

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

Jurgen Klinsmann

I believe talent is like electricity. We don`t understand electricity. We use it. You can plug into it and light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with it. Electricity will do all that. It makes no

Maya Angelou

With people with only modest ability, modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Schopenhauer

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.

Unknown

Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard.

Unknown

If a team is in a positive frame of mind, it will have a good attitude. If it has a good attitude, it will make a commitment to playing the game right. If it plays the game right, it will winˇunless, of course, it doesn't have enough talent to win, and no manager can make goose-liver pate out of goose feathers, so why worry?

Sparky Anderson

With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.

Thomas Foxwell Buxton

Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent

William Cobbett

To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.

Willa Sibert Cather

There is only one favorable moment in war; talent consists in knowing how to seize it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office

Henry Mencken

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

I was given talent, and if you are given it, it is your obligation to use it.

Dennis Potter

Genius is talent provided with ideals.

William Somerset Maugham

The first thing they were told was how to hone their talent. Then they were told how to market their talent, discipline their talent and type their talent. And then they were told they might as well forget about talent.

Esther B. Fein

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 so much further than people with vastly superior talent.

Sophia Loren

Talent works, genius creates.

Robert A. Schumann

A career is born in public - talent in privacy.

Marilyn Monroe

You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you`re working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist.

Isaac Asimov

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people 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. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships.

Gore Vidal

Let the path be open to talent.

Napoleon

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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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