Talent Quotes

Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.

Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.

Oscar Wilde

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.

Maya Angelou

All of us do not have equal talents, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

Louisa May Alcott

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

Wilson Mizner

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

John W. Gardner

My bad habits aren't my title, my strengths and talents are my title.

Vervain Layne Staley

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

Tennessee Williams

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

Marguerite Gardiner

If you don't realize there is always someone who knows how to do something better than you, then you don't give proper respect for others' talents

Hortense Canady

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

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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