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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.
You can never have enough talent.
I have a definite talent for convincing people to try something new. I am a good salesman. When I'm on form, I can sell anything.
I'll always be there because I'm a skilled professional actor. Whether or not I've any talent is beside the point.
You can't always be in awe of someone's talent, living with them.
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.
I like to work with really good professional people - anyone with real 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.
There is only one school of literature - that of talent.
Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet.
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?
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.
There are plenty of clever young writers. But there is too much genius, not enough talent.
J. B. Priestley
The relationship between talent and management is uneasy, at best.
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.
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.
Take me seriously. Take me and my role seriously. Take my talent seriously.
I totally have no other talent and I would be totally out of work if I did anything else.
You have to be clear what your message is and what you're doing. I mean, Miley Cyrus is an amazing talent, and sometimes you kind of just want to say, 'We know you're not Hannah Montana anymore. We know that, my dear. My darling. Now, go be great.'
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.
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.
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