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You either have chemistry or you don't, but a lot of what attracts me is a guy's mind and humor and talent. I need to get to know all those things before I fall for someone.
I'm a classic example of what can happen if you follow your inner voice. I was cursed with interests and some talent in many different areas. It confuses people.
I feel like some of the best talent is on TV right now, with the writing, acting and great directors. I've also been looking for the consistency of work that TV provides for you. And, I always thought it would be really interesting to live with a character for months, if not years.
I'm a planner, and most networks don't plan. Bravo doesn't plan. Bravo is lucky in a lot of ways - they've got a lot of great talent, but at the same time, they don't nurture it. They lost 'Project Runway.'
There's a wealth of talent that lies in all of us. All of us, including those who work in schools, must nurture creativity systematically and not kill it unwittingly.
Humans are very complex; I definitely have a new respect for authors that are able to write books nonstop. It's an incredible talent.
In England, the profession of the law is that which seems to hold out the strongest attraction to talent, from the circumstance, that in it ability, coupled with exertion, even though unaided by patronage, cannot fail of obtaining reward.
I think of talent as being God-given. I know that contradicts what a lot of people believe, but that's how I see it. I think the Beatles were meant to be, you know? So when I listen to Paul McCartney, I think, 'Here's the person that God gave the gift of allowing him to write 'Let It Be.'
I got by on talent. That was my fatal mistake.
I regrettably wasted time at university by being overwhelmed and intimidated by the talent of other composers. I felt stuck and didn't know what I was doing there. I enjoyed my experience, but I didn't grab it in the way I would now.
I don't know if I discovered I had any talent. It was dogged persistence. I had to have the music.
Life as an actor has toughened me up, and I've learned that you shouldn't take things too personally. Someone once said that to do this job you need talent, luck and a thick skin - which is so true.
With some other top players I'm part of a company trying to put on events in Europe, especially Germany, but also Poland, Austria, Russia. There's so much talent coming out of the Far East now, and we want the same thing in Europe.
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.
I went further on less talent than anyone, but I was a damned good entertainer.
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.
Concealed talent brings no reputation.
Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
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.
The talent of a true writer and poet is in the ear.
Bryant H. McGill
All I really had was my talent. Without that I wouldn't be welcome at the White House.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
Christian Nestell Bovee
All the intelligence and talent in the world can't make a singer. The voice is a wild thing. It can't be bred in captivity. It is a sport, like the silver fox. It happens.
Ed Sullivan will be around as long as someone else has talent.
John F. Kennedy
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