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Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.
I think the greatest of people in society carved niches that represented the unique expression of their combinations of talents, and if everyone had the luxury of expressing the unique combinations of talents in this world, our society would be transformed overnight.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The proud make every man their adversary by pitting their intellects, opinions, works, wealth, talents, or any other worldly measuring device against others.
Ezra Taft Benson
I love showcasing my talents - not only to my hometown fans and my own team but to the world.
Pop music can absorb so many peculiar talents, ranging from the completely nonmusical poseur who just uses music as a kind of springboard for a sense of style, to people who just love putting all that complicated stuff together, brick by brick, on their computers, to people like me who like playing conceptual games and being surprised.
For women, the important ingredients for happiness are to forge an identity, serve the Lord, get an education, develop your talents, serve your family, and, if possible, to have a family of your own.
James E. Faust
But America was founded on the principle that every person has God-given rights. That power belongs to the people. That government exists to protect our rights and serve our interests. That we shouldn't be trapped in the circumstances of our birth. That we should be free to go as far as our talents and work can take us.
The wonderful thing about acting is that you can use all of your talents and interests in your work.
My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think.
I think feminism means what it has always meant - women want to use all their gifts, all their talents and be judged impartially for them. I don't think feminism has ever meant anything else.
I believe if we had half our companies and half our countries run by women, and half our homes run by men, things would be better. We know our companies would be more productive. If you use the full talents of the population, you're more productive. We know our homes would be happier.
I just feel like sometimes I'm a force to be dealt with. My talents are sometimes overused and also sometimes underused. It's not easy being me.
I mix talents and friendship, which is not very professional, but it's my way of thinking. So I love Azzedine Alaia, because I've known him for 30 years, and he's making my dresses most of the time.
No matter who you are, no matter what your color, creed, how you choose to pray or who you choose to love, that if you are an American - first generation or fifth - one who is willing to work hard, play by the rules and apply your God-given talents - that you should be able to find a job that pays the bills.
A particularly fine head on a man usually means that he is stupid; particularly deep philosophers are usually shallow thinkers; in literature, talents not much above the average are usually regarded by their contemporaries as geniuses.
All our talents increase in the using, and every faculty, both good and bad, strengthens by exercise: therefore, if you choose to use the bad, or those which tend to evil till they become your masters, and neglect the good till they dwindle away, you have only yourself to blame.
When I was doing ensemble theater and comedy work, I felt I had some talents. But when I started doing my shows in Berkeley and found that I could be funny on my own, I was shocked.
If you have great talents, industry will improve them: if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency.
Our opportunities to do good are our talents.
A person has the right, and I think the responsibility, to develop all of their talents.
I believe I am a person with unusual talents. I think I'd be a liar or stupid if I were to deny that.
But I would have executed much greater things, had not government always opposed my exertions, and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
One of my favourite messages about 'The Pirate Fairy' is that the story is about appreciating your own talents.
That's the goal. Just to go out and not try to prove anybody wrong but just let your talents speak for themselves.
Robert Griffin III
In the time one is given, the steward must make the most of the talents one is given by the Lord.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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