Talent Quotes

Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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

Talent, like beauty, to be pardoned, must be obscure and unostentatious.

Marguerite Gardiner

Talent? What is talent but the ability to get away with something?

Tennessee Williams

For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.

John W. Gardner

In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork

Wilson Mizner

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
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