Talent Quotes

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

Alfred Adler

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

Robert Half

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.

Jonathan Swift

A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends

Cyril Connolly

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

Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.

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

Charles de Montesquieu

Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you

Malcolm Cowley

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Aldous Huxley

True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents.

John W. Gardner

Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

Marilyn Monroe

Whatever talents I possess may suddenly diminish or suddenly increase. I can with ease become an ordinary fool. I may be one now. But it doesn't do to upset one's own vanity.

Dylan Thomas

A best seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent

Logan Pearsall Smith

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

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

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

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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