Talent Quotes

Having talent is like having blue eyes. You don't admire a man for the colour of his eyes. I admire a man for what he does with his talent.

Michael Caine

Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed.

Sydney Smith

If you can't excell with talent, triumph with effort.

Dave Weinbaum

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

The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.

Thomas Jefferson

It is in the ability to deceive oneself that the greatest talent is shown

Anatole France

Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.

Hermann Hesse

Talent is a flame, but genius is a fire.


No man can discover his own talents.

Brendan Francis

God give them wisdom that have it; and those that are fools let them use their talents

William Shakespeare

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.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where talent is a dwarf, self-esteem is a giant.


The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.

Frederick W. Faber

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Updated On : October 29, 2013
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