Talent

Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.

Norman Ralph Augustine

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Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.

John Wooden

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I think I rely on my talent more than my brain sometimes.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson

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Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.

Robert Half

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I have tried to explore the little talent I have for writing.

Cyril Cusack

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Long ago, I realized that my only talent — aside from the rugged good looks, of course, and the strange power I hold over elderly women — can be reduced to a single word: doggedness.

Michael Dirda

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His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly's wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.

Ernest Hemingway

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Obviously you have to have talent in order to play so you can't overlook that, but we won't overlook the character issue when it comes to talent because if they have talent and they don't have character, it's going to be very difficult to coach that person.

Tim Buckley

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Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.

Roy L. Smith

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I am aware that one should always make room for renewal in politics. A democracy is the healthier for the turnover of the depth of talent there is in its community.

Bob Brown

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Talent — quotes and aphorisms

Whether or not you discover your talents and passions is partly a matter of opportunity. If you've never been sailing, or picked up an instrument, or tried to teach or to write fiction, how would you know if you had a talent for these things?

Ken Robinson

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Talent does whatever it wants to do. Genius does only what it can.

Eugene Delacroix

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Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

Stephen King

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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.

Isabel Allende

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Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.

Hillary Clinton

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One thing I've learned is that I'm not the owner of my talent; I'm the manager of it.

Madonna Ciccone

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In the large cities that received new Americans, there flowered a golden age of restaurants, manned by the available talent from abroad and fueled by the restless wealth of the newly rich.

David Joseph Schwartz

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Corruption is a cancer: a cancer that eats away at a citizen's faith in democracy, diminishes the instinct for innovation and creativity; already-tight national budgets, crowding out important national investments. It wastes the talent of entire generations. It scares away investments and jobs.

Joe Biden

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Hard work pays off — hard work beats talent any day, but if you're talented and work hard, it's hard to be beat.

Robert Griffin III

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The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.

Albert Einstein

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