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I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
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.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
Henry Van Dyke
Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
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?
Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.
I've viewed myself as slightly above average in talent. And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening work ethic.
If you've got a talent, protect it.
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.
You know, you only get to live life once, so there are two things that that yields. One is that there's no point in crying over spilt milk, but secondly you hate wasting time, energy, and whatever talent you've got.
There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power.
Honore de Balzac
I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
In football as in watchmaking, talent and elegance mean nothing without rigour and precision.
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.
No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Hope is a talent like any other.
There is nothing new in art except talent.
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
I grew up on the rough side of the tracks. If you looked like you were soft, you would be fodder for the wolves. I came up in my neighbourhood like, 'I'm just gonna be me,' and all the thugs just said, 'It's OK, he's special.' They knew I had the talent with the rhymes, so they kept me around.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
Cooking is in an honest profession where you cannot hide and let others do the work for you. You have to show up, work hard and prove you can do it faster and better. And find a mentor who will recognize your talent and push you in the right direction.
Hard work pays off - hard work beats talent any day, but if you're talented and work hard, it's hard to be beat.
Robert Griffin III
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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