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?
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.
A shot glass of desire is greater than a pitcher of talent.
Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships.
They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something worthwhile will be realized. Thus talent is a species of vigor.
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Generally speaking, there is more wit than talent in the world. Society swarms with witty people who lack talent.
Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.
There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talent.
Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.
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.
The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
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.
A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
Most people would say the talent level is not what it's been at Kentucky. But they continue to have great years.
And while national military forces have historically resisted the full participation of women soldiers, female talent has found plenty of scope in revolutionary and terrorist groups around the planet.
The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
I'm impressed by her tenacity. She worked hard to put things together -- and without a doubt she has talent.
Success is often not a matter of talent, but a matter of tenacity.
Talent is not universal but it is widely spread: Give enough people the capacity to create, and inevitably gems will emerge.
Genius discovers a system; average talent stereotypes it till it is shattered by fresh genius. It is dangerous for an army to be led by veterans; for on the other side God may place Napoleon.