I was given talent, and if you are given it, it is your obligation to use it.
Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard.
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
Often it is tenacity, not talent, that rules the day.
Unlike any other form of writing, the stories of episodic television require the blended imagination, talent, and tenacity of a staff of writers.
An actress must never lose her ego - without it she has no talent.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.
Those who are blessed with the most talent don't necessarily outperform everyone else. It's the people with follow-through who excel.
Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power a man is
What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall.
Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
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.
And I told her point blank, you have got everything to live for. You have got such talent. You are back singing great, lose the weight. And she went and did it, and look at her now.
It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
Let the path be open to talent.
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.
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.
As leaders shift their focus to customers and quality, they realize that the old authoritarian leadership style does not work anymore. To achieve quality, service, and rapid response, leaders must utilize all available talent. They must find ways to inspire, involve, and empower employees. They must create a work environment that encourages commitment, innovation, and cooperation. Instead of evaluating, leaders now coach. Instead of doing, they delegate. Instead of telling, they facilitate. No one is expected to boss anyone. Everyone is expected to participate.
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.