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Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Nothing in this 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.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
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'.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of.
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
Norman Ralph Augustine
There may be people who have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do - and I believe that.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
Henry Van Dyke
I think we judge talent wrong. What do we see as talent? I think I have made the same mistake myself. We judge talent by people's ability to strike a cricket ball. The sweetness, the timing. That's the only thing we see as talent. Things like determination, courage, discipline, temperament, these are also talent.
Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.
Robert Griffin III
I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.
The talent for being happy is appreciating and liking what you have, instead of what you don't have.
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.
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
I am an ordinary man who worked hard to develop the talent I was given. I believed in myself, and I believe in the goodness of others.
Stupidity is a talent for misconception.
Edgar Allan Poe
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.
Hope is a talent like any other.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Honore de Balzac
In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.
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