Talent finds its models, methods, and ends in society, exists for exhibition, and goes to the soul only for power to work. Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within.
Where talent is a dwarf, self-esteem is a giant.
The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.
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.
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
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it
I am no more humble than my talents require.
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.
There is the same difference between talent and genius that there is between a stone mason and a sculptor
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.
Genius discovers a system; average talent stereotypes it till it is shattered by fresh genius. It is dangerous for an army to be led by veterans; for on the other side God may place Napoleon.
I'm a very talented person, I know that. I'm a very gifted person. I have a lot of imagination. I work hard. I feel I have the attributes within myself to have achieved what I have done. There has been no luck, no miracles. The only miracle has been this voice.
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.
The author of The Prophet not only has the good luck to have talent, he has also the talent to have good luck.
Talent is only the starting point.
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.
My maxim was, la carrire est ouverte aux talents, without distinction of birth or fortune.
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