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Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

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Your talent is God's gift to you.
- Leo Buscaglia

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

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

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More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela


 

The gift of fantasy has meant more to me
than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

For every talent that poverty has stimulated it has blighted a hundred.
- John W. Gardner

If you've got a talent, protect it.
- Jim Carrey

I have no special talent.
I am only passionately curious.
- Albert Einstein

Sometimes, indeed, there is such a discrepancy
between the genius and his human qualities
that one has to ask oneself whether
a little less talent might not have been better.
- Carl Jung

He's got everything.
He' not a great player yet because he hasn't won any major championships,
but it's a matter of time.
He's an outstanding talent.
I didn't realize how tall he is.
- Nick Price

As a teenager I was so insecure.
I was the type of guy that never fitted in because
he never dared to choose.
I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all.
For nothing.
And that thought took away all my ambition too.
- Johnny Depp

I deplore any action which denies artistic talent an
opportunity to express itself because of prejudice against race origin.
- Bess Truman

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing,
but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
- Robert Benchley

I have a responsibility to nurture and shepherd my
talent and when I'm living the parts of my life not
related to that I feel I have the right to be left alone.
- Ashley Judd

I think I've got something when I'm onscreen,
but that's nothing to do with acting or talent.
- Julie Christie

Talent is helpful in writing, but guts are absolutely necessary.
- Jessamyn West

The relationship between talent and management is uneasy,
at best.
- Jessica Savitch

I had this talent for these stupid little teenage songs.
- Paul Anka

Living composers writing for big band are very few and far between.
There are not a lot of them, and I have a talent for doing it.
I am zeroing in on what I do best.
- Carla Bley

When you get to that level, it's not a matter of talent anymore -
because all the players are so talented -
it's about preparation,
about playing smart and making good decisions.
- Hakeem Olajuwon

Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet.
- Camille Paglia

Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent.
- William Cobbett

America tends to worship the modest talent because
it doesn't put us in an uncomfortable position vis-a-vis the artist.
- Carlisle Floyd

Back home everyone said I didn't have any talent.
They might be saying the same thing here but it sounds better in French.
- Alan Jay Lerner

Joe Walsh is a great guy and and an unbelievable talent,
I'd like to work with him again someday.
- Lita Ford

Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it.
When that happens, a talent becomes a curse.
- Rod Serling

Here was a man with loads of talent,
loads of ability,
lots of love to give; but that had been stifled and aborted.
I became very fond of that character.
- Michael Zaslow

Poetic talent doesn't operate in a vacuum.
There is a spirit of Polish poetry.
- Wislawa Szymborska

I was born with a natural gift.
My mother recognized the talent.
- Bernie Worrell

What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Murder, like talent, seems occasionally to run in families.
- George Henry Lewes

Everyone has talent at twenty-five.
The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
- Edgar Degas

There are many people that struggle and struggle and
have all the talent in the world,
but for some reason they are not successful.
You never know why those things happen.
- Bryan White

My main job was developing talent.
I was a gardener providing water and other nourishment to our top 750 people.
Of course, I had to pull out some weeds,
too.
- Jack Welch

Genius makes its observations in short-hand;
talent writes them out at length.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Youth itself is a talent, a perishable talent.
- Eric Hoffer

Middle age snuffs out more talent than even wars or sudden death does.
- Gerald Brenan

Benevolence alone will not make a teacher,
nor will learning alone do it.
The gift of teaching is a peculiar talent,
and implies a need and a craving in the teacher himself.
- John Jay Chapman

I don't want my body to be a distraction from my talent or my brain.
- Shania Twain

Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius,
or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.
- Andre Breton

I also had a brother who was like me a musician and a composer.
A man of great talent, far more gifted than I. He died very young...
he killed himself in the prime of his life.
- Gustav Mahler

There is such amazing talent at Disney.
My job is 100% creative, and I am very excited to creatively lead them.
- John Lasseter

I was given talent, and if you are given it,
it is your obligation to use it.
- Dennis Potter

I do not think I'm a great talent.
I think I'm a medium talent, but I think I understand
the business and enjoy the business.
- Alex O'Loughlin

I'll always be there because I'm a skilled professional actor.
Whether or not I've any talent is beside the point.
- Michael Caine

The primary function of a theater is not to please itself,
or even to please its audience.
It is to serve talent.
- Robert Brustein

Its super to play with Martina, and she has huge amounts of talent.
We have a lot of fun.
- Mary Pierce

Genius is immediate, but talent takes time.
- Janet Flanner

Talent is a gift that can be given, and it can be taken away.
We have to appreciate that.
- Sidney Sheldon

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
- Emily Dickinson

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I don't have a lot of respect for talent.
Talent is genetic.
It's what you do with it that counts.
- Martin Ritt

Where talent is a dwarf, self-esteem is a giant.
- John Petit-Senn

Genius is the talent of a person who is dead.
- Edmond de Goncourt

When I was a young actor...
the more different you were from the part you played,
the more talent it reflected.
- Dirk Benedict

Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
- Marlon Brando

I don't know what the secret to longevity as an actress is.
It's more than talent and beauty.
Maybe it's the audience seeing itself in you.
- Joan Blondell

I think I do too many voices in these shows.
I think it's because we have trouble getting voice talent.
- Mike Judge

Let the path be open to talent.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice.
I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas.
It confuses people.
- Dirk Benedict

I can never do better than Fawlty Towers whatever I do.
Now I very much want to teach young talent some rules of the game.
- John Cleese

The manuals we got from IBM would show examples of
programs and I knew I could do a heck of a lot better than that.
So I thought I might have some talent.
- Donald Knuth

Talent is a matter of quantity.
Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
- Jules Renard

Talent is an accident of genes - and a responsibility.
- Alan Rickman

We didn't know how to run a business,
but we had dreams and talent.
- Ruth Handler

In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.
- Carter G. Woodson


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