Talent Quotes

The luck of having talent is not enough; one must also have a talent for luck.

Hector Berlioz

I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.

Albert Einstein

Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?

Benjamin Franklin

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Talent may be in time forgiven, but genius never

Lord Byron

An actress must never lose her ego - without it she has no talent.

Norma Shearer

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.

Erica Jong

The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.

Woody Allen

Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.

James Arthur Baldwin

Make no display of your talents or attainments; for every one will clearly see, admire, and acknowledge them, so long as you cover them with the beautiful veil of modesty

Nathaniel Emmons

I am no more humble than my talents require.

Oscar Levant

It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.

W. H. Auden

Those who are blessed with the most talent don't necessarily outperform everyone else. It's the people with follow-through who excel.

Mary Kay Ash

There is the same difference between talent and genius that there is between a stone mason and a sculptor

Robert Green Ingersoll

Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power a man is

James Russell Lowell

What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

The author of The Prophet not only has the good luck to have talent, he has also the talent to have good luck.

Louis Hector Berlioz

Talent is only the starting point.

Irving Berlin

I have been hearing for years and years about how the financial services sector pays such exorbitant wages because the people who work there are so immensely talented that they are cheap at $50 million a year. I never particularly bought that line before. But I never imagined that all those Masters of the Universe would do quite this badly. If we had paid them $50 million a year to go far, far away and leave our financial system alone, it would have been a bargain.

Hilary Bok

My maxim was, la carrire est ouverte aux talents, without distinction of birth or fortune.

Napoleon Bonaparte

By dying young, I shall escape great sufferings. I had not qualities or talents to make my way very well in the world: I should have been continually at fault.

Charlotte Bront

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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