Quotes on Talent

Quotes on Talent

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

 

Talent wins out. Althea Gibson Darben

 

Keep your talent in the dark and you’ll never be insulted. Elsa Maxwell

 

A man possesses talent; genius possesses the man. Isaac Stern

 

Anything you’re good at contributes to happiness. Bertrand Russell

 

There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power. Honoré de Balzac

 

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence. Honoré de Balzac

 

I have always thought that the surest proof of talent is its condescension to genius. Vincent Sheehan

 

I began to ration my writing, for fear I would dream through life as my father had done. I was afraid I had inherited a poisoned gene from him, a vocation without a gift. Mavis Gallant

 

There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all the virtues are of no avail. Aldous Huxley

 

Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising. Cyril Connolly

After my screen test, the director clapped his hands gleefully and yelled, “She can’t talk! She can’t act! She’s sensational!” Ava Gardner

 

We’ve all been blessed with God-given talents. Mine just happens to be beating people up. Sugar Ray Leonard

 

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

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