Talent Quotes

I've never sought success in order to get fame and money; it's the talent and the passion that count in success

Ingrid Bergman

Never have I thought that I was the happy possessor of a "talent"; my sole concern has been to save myself by work and faith.

Brazzzle Jean-Paul Sartre

A best seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent

Logan Pearsall Smith

I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.

Marilyn Monroe

If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know.

Thomas Wolfe

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.

Albert Einstein

There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail.

Aldous Huxley

Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you

Malcolm Cowley

Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it

Charles de Montesquieu

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.

Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.

Robert Half

There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.

Alfred Adler

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

William Bernbach

There is nothing new in art except talent.

Anton Chekhov

Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.

John Wooden

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

John Wooden

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

John Wooden

The most exciting place to discover talent is in yourself

Ashleigh Brilliant

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you can't excell with talent, triumph with effort.

Dave Weinbaum

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed.

Sydney Smith

Having talent is like having blue eyes. You don't admire a man for the colour of his eyes. I admire a man for what he does with his talent.

Michael Caine
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