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Worried about being a dull fellow? You might develop your talent for being irritating.
I think the most important thing a woman can have - next to talent, of course - is her hairdresser.
I get bored easily, so I need to do a lot. I've started a record label, so I get to nurture new talent and talk about music, which is a passion of mine. I've written another book. And I get to come to work and do the TV show, which is always really fun.
In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.
There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
J. K. Rowling
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once.
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
When I speak of natural drummers I'm talking about guys that are playing with the talent God gave 'em.
You look like a talent scout for a cemetery.
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
Henri Frederic Amiel
It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
Talent and intelligence never yet inoculated anyone against the caprice of the fates.
J. K. Rowling
Character is more important than talent.
Edwin Louis Cole
Youth itself is a talent, a perishable talent.
Genius does what it must, and talent does what it can.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms, than I have been by the most regular beauty.
What I work hard at doing is staying on a path of being kind and showing and proving that I'm a good person to society. That's hard. The talent, that's a gift. I just came here like that.
Any idiot can get laid when they're famous. That's easy. It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent.
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents.
The talent of a true writer and poet is in the ear.
Bryant H. McGill
Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: 'Are your ready?'
It's like a novelist writing far out things. If it makes a point and makes sense, then people like to read that. But if it's off in left field and goes over the edge, you lose it. The same with musical talent, I think.
My father taught me that the easiest thing to do was to quit. He'd say, 'It doesn't take any talent to do that.'
Everybody has talent, it's just a matter of moving around until you've discovered what it is.
In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.
Carter G. Woodson
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