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When you are a pit bull, and you love what you do and you are going to continue to grow, that talent will find its way out.
Even in junior high, I always knew I had a talent for music and I knew I could make money that way.
The healthiest companies are always characterized by organic talent development.
Teach For America provides one of the most critical pipelines for bringing new talent into public education.
I have one talent, and that's figuring out what people want about two minutes before they know it themselves.
You can't teach talent. You can't put in what God left out - but you can teach confidence.
How man evolved with such an incredible reservoir of talent and such fantastic diversity isn't completely understood... he knows so little and has nothing to measure himself against.
Edward T. Hall
You can always spot a 'television personality', even when they aren't actually on television, because they carry their 'made-up' persona in front of them, like some sort of baffler, or Ready Brek force field. Their reach for notoriety predicated on that fulsome mediocrity of talent detailed above has become frozen in their faces.
The astronauts put their lives at risk to help other people. There's a strength of belief in a person like that that we should study and understand. Here are very intelligent people with remarkable achievements who are willing to put their lives at risk because they realize they have a special talent to advance human knowledge in their area.
Brazil's always had great players, both at home and abroad, but we need to put all that talent together and mould a team out of it.
I was opposed to doing TV for a long time because I thought the quality of writing wasn't very strong, as opposed to film, but there's been a shift in term of the quality of scripts. HBO has attracted a tremendous amount of great writing talent.
Harry Potter to me is a bore. His talent arrives as a gift; he's chosen. Who can identify with that? But Hermione - she's working harder than anyone, she's half outsider, right? Half Muggle. She shouldn't be there at all. It's so unfair that Harry's the star of the books, given how hard she worked to get her powers.
He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Silicon Valley isn't the only game in town. Tech is increasingly decentralized. Around the world, new tech centers with younger companies are able to embrace a different approach to talent: recruit locally, identify homegrown prospects and, in a phrase, bring them along for the ride.
I've never really done acting before, 'cause dancing was my first love. And then, I sort of fell into it from a talent competition and never really looked back.
If people ask me for the ingredients of success, I say one is talent, two is stubbornness or determination, and third is sheer luck. You have to have two out of the three. Any two will probably do.
Great touch is often written off simply as 'talent,' which is crucial, because a good swing can take a golfer only so far. I've seen thousands of fantastic swings in my day, but that doesn't guarantee anything.
People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction.
Talent can pop up anywhere in the world, it's not just one city block.
People think I must have been so talented at an early age, but I don't know - was it talent or hard work? Who knows?
A great advantage of a large corporation is supposed to be the large pool of talent in which its leaders can find and groom high achievers and successors.
I'm surprised by the talent I find all over. There are always new chefs who propose many interesting new ideas, new ways of looking at ingredients.
The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.
This industry is 90 percent business, 10 percent talent.
I don't think I really have a talent for movie acting. I'm not bad at it, but I don't think I really have a talent for it.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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