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Dali is like a man who hesitates between talent and genius, or, as one might once have said, between vice and virtue.
So much talent comes from the base of poverty and those in the margins. You limit the base, you miss too much talent.
Most people don't have so much talent that they can become a success all their own. We all need people to help us and lift us up.
Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet.
New Jersey is a great place to live. And we have given some of the best talent to the world, from Jack Nicholson, John Travolta, to Jerry Lewis to Bon Jovi to Frank Sinatra.
There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent.
J. B. Priestley
I totally have no other talent and I would be totally out of work if I did anything else.
To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity.
The relationship between talent and management is uneasy, at best.
Give, give, give - what is the point of having experience, knowledge or talent if I don't give it away? Of having stories if I don't tell them to others? Of having wealth if I don't share it? I don't intend to be cremated with any of it! It is in giving that I connect with others, with the world and with the divine.
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?
Everyone has a talent. It's simply a question of good discipline, of the good fortune to have an education that meshes with that talent, and a lot of luck.
Sometimes I wonder why God ever trusts talent in the hands of women, they usually make such an infernal mess of it. I think He must do it as a sort of ghastly joke.
You need a particular talent only to want to please. I don't have this talent.
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.
I don't run restaurants that are out of control. We are about establishing phenomenal footholdings with talent.
A best-seller is the golden touch of mediocre talent.
There is such amazing talent at Disney. My job is 100% creative, and I am very excited to creatively lead them.
Talent is only the starting point.
Take me seriously. Take me and my role seriously. Take my talent seriously.
I can't give you 150 takes. I can't even give you 30 different ways of doing it! I don't have the talent or the range for it.
Britain's got talent, enormous talent; that's very obvious.
I don't consider myself an artist necessarily, but craftsmen or people in the arts, their spiritualism is sort of when you're writing well or performing well or doing whatever you do well, there's an element of that that's either God-given, a talent that you're not necessarily responsible for.
A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I have more of a vivid imagination than I have talent. I cook up ideas. It's just a characteristic.
Francis Ford Coppola
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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