Be it Michael Jackson or Jeffrey Archer, the one thing they both share in common is talent. Get some idea about talent by reading these famous quotes and some of the flair/ ability quotations and sayings too!

Talent Quotes

The term ‘talent’ means the skill that someone has quite naturally to do something that is unnaturally hard! Today, the world is abuzz with talented people and not to forget the innumerable talent shows sprucing up on television. Every individual on this earth is unique, but only those people whose talent has been harnessed in a proper way end up succeeding or being recognized. Go-ahead, discover hidden talent in you and get an insight about flair/ability quotes and sayings, browse the article further!

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.

- Ayn Rand

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

- Stephen King

I have always believed that all things depended upon Fortune, and nothing upon ourselves.

- Lord Byron

We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

- Marie Curie

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

- Maya Angelou

I believe that every person is born with talent.

- Maya Angelou

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

- Michael Jordan

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

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.

- Emily Dickinson

Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.

- Carl Jung

The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.

- Charles Barkley

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.

- Titus

Ability is of little account without opportunity

- Lucille Ball

I regret the passing of the studio system. I was very appreciative of it because I had no talent.

- Lucille Ball

But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.

- Herodotus

People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.

- Dan Quayle

Force has no place where there is need of skill.

- Historiae 1-4 , Herodotus

Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.

- Immanuel Kant

Men take only their needs into consideration - never their abilities.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

Ability is nothing without opportunity.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.

- Jimi Hendrix

Comedy is acting out optimism.

- Robin Williams

The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon.

- Maria Montessori

Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.

- R. Buckminster Fuller

It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.

- Rainer Maria Rilke

Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.

- Thomas Hardy

Acting is really cool.

- Anne Frank

Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.

- Shel Silverstein

My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.

- Thomas Hardy

In my early days, I was eager to learn and to do things, and therefore I learned quickly.

- Sitting Bull

A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

It is one thing to show a man that he is in an error, and another to put him in possession of the truth.

- John Locke

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves .

- John Locke

To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.

- The Second Sex , Simone de Beauvoir

A filmmaker has almost the same freedom as a novelist has when he buys himself some paper.

- Stanley Kubrick

If it can be written, or thought, it can be filmed.

- Stanley Kubrick

If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.

- Stanley Kubrick

Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all.

- Stanley Kubrick

If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.

- William Shakespeare

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