Quotes about "talent"

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Sell also: Endowment, gift

Definitions and meanings of word "talent"

• Noun: natural abilities or qualities

• Noun: a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity

Featured authors with quotes containing word "talent"

Pearl Bailey
one quote about talent
American Actress
Friday 29 March 1918 - Friday 17 August 1990
Henri Frederic Amiel
3 quotes about talent
Swiss Philosopher
Thursday 27 September 1821 - 1881
Richard Dreyfuss
2 quotes about talent
American Actor
Born Wednesday 29 October 1947
John Wooden
3 quotes about talent
American Coach
Friday 14 October 1910 - Friday 4 June 2010
Milton Glaser
one quote about talent
American Designer
Born Wednesday 26 June 1929
Steve Vai
3 quotes about talent
American Writer, Musician, Producer, Songwriter
Born Monday 6 June 1960
Albert Einstein
3 quotes about talent
German Physicist
Friday 14 March 1879 - Monday 18 April 1955
Louisa May Alcott
3 quotes about talent
American Novelist, Author
Thursday 29 November 1832 - Tuesday 6 March 1888
John F. Kennedy
2 quotes about talent
American President
Tuesday 29 May 1917 - Friday 22 November 1963
Tim Buckley
one quote about talent
American Musician
Friday 14 February 1947 - Sunday 29 June 1975
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
3 quotes about talent
German Writer, Poet, Artist, Politician
Thursday 28 August 1749 - Thursday 22 March 1832
Stephen King
3 quotes about talent
American Writer, Author
Born Sunday 21 September 1947

There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.

Pearl Bailey

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The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire, and persistence. Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows.

Pearl Bailey

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Obviously you have to have talent in order to play so you can't overlook that, but we won't overlook the character issue when it comes to talent because if they have talent and they don't have character, it's going to be very difficult to coach that person.

Pearl Bailey

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He was a manager, one of the singers, I guess talent coordinator for the local talent in Harlem. His name was Lover Patterson. He was living right across the street from where my dad had his restaurant. I guess he saw a lot of kids come in, a lot of my buddies.

Pearl Bailey

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It must be remembered that the Bush White House has a separate talent for character assassination that must not be confused with a talent for governance.

Pearl Bailey

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Youth itself is a talent, a perishable talent.

Pearl Bailey

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Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

Pearl Bailey

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I'd rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent.

Pearl Bailey

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

Pearl Bailey

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Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent.

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Tremendous amounts of talent are lost to our society just because that talent wears a skirt.

Pearl Bailey

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I decided at age 9, but I was reinforced at age 13 when a teacher told me I had talent. I can't say she really motivated me because I already knew. I knew I had talent. I went to the Jewish community theater and got in plays there. Then I went for the movies.'

Pearl Bailey

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It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.

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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.

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

Pearl Bailey

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

Pearl Bailey

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We have the insight and the tools to identify and bring to fruition the dormant talent that our artists possess. Favored Nations will be branded as the home base for inspired musical talent.

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We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.

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To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.

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

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