Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
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.
Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is a happy talent to know how to play.
Henry Van Dyke
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Talent is only the starting point.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
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