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I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
John F. Kennedy
Some people possess talent, others are possessed by it. When that happens, a talent becomes a curse.
I didn't even start playing the piano until I was about 13 or 14. I guess I must have had a little talent or whatever-you-call-it, but I practised regularly, and that's what counts.
The biggest thing for me is the passion that I've always had for hockey. I remember growing up, no matter what I did in life, my parents always told me to try to do my best at it and be my best. I can say going through different things that that passion is the most important part. It's not skills or talent or any of that stuff.
The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
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.
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.
Frederick William Faber
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
When one knows at an early age that their gift, talent and direction is musical, one tends to focus on that and let nothing interfere or impede the forward motion toward the end of that rainbow. And after 50-something years of rockin' out, you still realise there is no end to that distant rainbow until one's last sunset.
My bad habits aren't my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
Roy L. Smith
Talent is a flame. Genius is a fire.
Please, all you MCs out there, all you fans out there, don't think Big gonna make a record dissing 2Pac or the West Coast because it's not going down like that. I cant even see me wasting my time or my talent to disrespect another black man.
The Notorious B.I.G.
The important thing about outsourcing or global sourcing is that it becomes a very powerful tool to leverage talent, improve productivity and reduce work cycles.
The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire, and persistence. Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows.
Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed.
I have high expectations of myself. I always have, always will. That will never waver. I always believe in my talent - always have.
I think that the most important thing a woman can have - next to talent, of course - is her hairdresser.
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian.
There are guys in the game only because of steroids. They couldn't make it with their natural talent, so they had to enhance themselves. It sucks.
There are two types of football - there's physical football and football talent.
Some people think that there aren't many Aboriginal actors around, and if there are, they're not that good. It's stupid. There's such an incredible pool of talent out there, and they're still coming out of drama schools. People just need to take a leap of faith.
Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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