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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!

Corruption is a cancer: a cancer that eats away at a citizen's faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity; already-tight national budgets, crowding out important national investments. It wastes the talent of entire generations. It scares away investments and jobs.

Lily Collins

There's this common perception that having a famous last name is all you need. A surname may get you a meeting, but if there's no talent you won't get the part.

Johnny Depp

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.

Tom Brady

A lot of times I find that people who are blessed with the most talent don't ever develop that attitude, and the ones who aren't blessed in that way are the most competitive and have the biggest heart.

Hermann Hesse

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

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There's plenty of movement, but you never know if it's going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.

Cardi B

I don't want my personality to overshadow my talent.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.

Honoré de Balzac

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

Leo Buscaglia

Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Adolf Hitler

Great liars are also great magicians.

Michael Jordan

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Dwayne Johnson

With drive and a bit of talent, you can move mountains. I know. I've done it.

Zac Efron

There are a lot of people who can slide on talent their whole lives; they're just naturally gifted. I've never considered myself one of those people. I enjoy outworking the opposition.

Hillary Clinton

Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.

Sundar Pichai

India has long been an exporter of talent to tech companies... But it is India that's now undergoing its own revolution.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Talent without working hard is nothing.

Chrissy Teigen

I can cook really complicated recipes, but it takes a real talent to do the perfect egg.

Lionel Messi

In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.

Mel Brooks

It's talent. Either you got it or you ain't.

Gene Tierney

I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York, spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented and original people who were drawn to him.

Freddie Mercury

It destroys the soul to hear that you're all hype, that you have no talent, and that your whole career has been contrived.

Stephen King

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

Walter Scott

He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit, He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.

Woody Allen

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

Vladimir Nabokov

There is only one school of literature - that of talent.

Virat Kohli

Irrespective of whether you have talent or not, one has to work hard. Just being talented doesn't mean anything; you can end up wasting it before you realize.

Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.

You arrive at Formula One being very skeptical, how far can your talent deal with all this, and then you understand those guys are human and pretty reasonable, and finally succeeding in winning your first race, in circumstance as such, it was just an amazing moment.

Anton Chekhov

There is nothing new in art except talent.

Will Smith

I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

If I had any talent that God could give me, I would be a great diva.

Will Smith

I've never really viewed myself as particularly talented. I've viewed myself as slightly above average in talent.

Dalai Lama

With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world.

Edinson Cavani

To get to the top, you must put in a lot of hard work, but you also need to be blessed with talent.

Wilson Mizner

In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.

Albert Einstein

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

William Butler Yeats

Talent perceives differences; genius, unity.

Quentin Crisp

The poverty from which I have suffered could be diagnosed as 'Soho' poverty. It comes from having the airs and graces of a genius and no talent.

Kangana Ranaut

I was very insecure at the beginning of my career. I didn't value my talent. I would have probably skipped signing up for movies that I didn't want to do if I had understood that I had been accepted and people liked my work.

Marilyn Monroe

I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.

Henry James

The only success worth one's powder was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy... what was talent but the art of being completely whatever one happened to be?

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Denis Waitley

The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.

Judy Garland

My mother had a marvelous talent for mishandling money - mine.

Edgar Allan Poe

Stupidity is a talent for misconception.

Anton Chekhov

Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it.

Jules Renard

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

Charles Bukowski

I have no definite talent or trade, and how I stay alive is largely a matter of magic.

Ivanka Trump

My father values talent. He is colorblind and gender neutral. When Donald Trump is in charge, all that counts is ability, excellence, and effort.

Gwen Stefani

It was such a turning point to find that I had a talent and I had something to contribute, somewhere.

Maya Angelou

I believe that every person is born with talent.

Will Smith

I've viewed myself as slightly above average in talent. And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening work ethic.

Toni Morrison

I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort.

Kobe Bryant

In an individual sport, yes, you have to win titles. Baseball's different. But basketball, hockey? One person can control the tempo of a game, can completely alter the momentum of a series. There's a lot of great individual talent.

Donald Trump, Jr.

Rob Goldstone is a talent manager for Emin Agalarov, who's an Azerbaijani Russian singer who performed at Miss Universe and later performed at the WGC championship golf course tournament that we held at Doral.

Ernest Hemingway

His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.

Mel Brooks

Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.

Kevin Smith

Everybody's got one killer story. It doesn't take talent to tell that story, it just takes experience.

Clint Eastwood

I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.

Michael Jordan

I built my talents on the shoulders of someone else's talent.

Camille Paglia

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.

Nelson Mandela

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?

W. H. Auden

It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.

Ayn Rand

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

Washington Irving

After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.

John F. Kennedy

I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

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Nora Fatehi

I always wanted to participate in something where I can show my talent, my capabilities, and also reach a mass audience. Everybody watches 'Bigg Boss.'

Eric Hoffer

Youth itself is a talent, a perishable talent.

Kayleigh McEnany

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., whose youthful dreams of being a successful Hollywood screenwriter never materialized, is proving to the world that he does indeed have a talent for concocting fictional stories.

Ivanka Trump

My father values talent. He recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it. He is color blind and gender neutral. He hires the best person for the job, period.

Stephen King

We like to think about how smart we are. But I think talent as a writer is hard-wired in, it's all there, at least the basic elements of it. You can't change it any more than you can choose whether to be right handed or left handed.

John David Washington

I'm still trying to find the actor I want to be, but I know what kind of the talent I want to be around.


We have no companies now, not in the sense that I know, that nurture actors. It's very depressing that, given the money they get, the companies today don't number up in my estimation. They should be bringing on young talent, and they don't.

Aldous Huxley

There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail.

Machine Gun Kelly

Hip-hop influences my talent, but I think that punk and everything else I listened to growing up was who my idols were.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

I deserve attention not because of any talent, but just because of who I am.

Emily Dickinson

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

Rhea Chakraborty

I don't think anyone can make it in Bollywood without talent and hard work and it applies to all fields.

Marilyn Monroe

A career is born in public - talent in privacy.

Stephen King

But I think talent as a writer is hard-wired in, it's all there, at least the basic elements of it. You can't change it any more than you can choose whether to be right handed or left handed.

Virat Kohli

I am very happy playing and showing off my talent on the cricket field and have no plans to enter Bollywood.

Michael Jordan

My challenge when I came back was to face the young talent, dissect their games, and show them maybe that they needed to learn more about the game than just the money aspect.

James Baldwin

Any writer, I suppose, feels that the world into which he was born is nothing less than a conspiracy against the cultivation of his talent.

Carl Jung

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.

LeBron James

When did I know I had talent? I think it started when I first started playing sports, organized sports.

Carl Sandburg

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.

Eric Hoffer

We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.

Lou Holtz

If you look at the history of Notre Dame, if you hire a coach who's been successful at another college program, they're going to be ultra successful at Notre Dame because the talent will always be there.

Leonardo da Vinci

Many are they who have a taste and love for drawing, but no talent; and this will be discernible in boys who are not diligent and never finish their drawings with shading.

Joseph Addison

A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.

Maya Angelou

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

Marilyn Monroe

I have always had a talent for irritating women since I was fourteen.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.

Gloria Steinem

This country can no longer afford to choose our leaders from a talent pool limited by sex, race, money, powerful fathers and paper degrees. It's time to take equal pride in breaking all the barriers.

You learn their honesty, you learn their competitiveness. You learn a lot about a person. It's not that they have to sink the putt and there's a great deal of talent involved - but you do learn about how competitive a person is on the golf course, and frankly, how honest.

If you look at space companies, they've failed either because they've had a technical solution where success was not a possible outcome, they were unable to attract a critical mass of talent, or they just ran out of money. The finish line is usually a lot further away than you think.

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Dolly Parton

Above everything else I've done, I've always said I've had more guts than I've got talent.

Barack Obama

The immigration issue is, I recognize, one that generates a lot of passion, but it does not make sense for us to want to push talent out.