A man gift will make a way for him.
A man with a talent does what is expected of him, makes his way, constructs, is an engineer, a composer, a builder of bridges. It's the natural order of things that he construct objects outside himself and his family. The woman who does so is aberrant. We have to expiate for this cursed talent someone handed out to us, by mistake, in the black mystery of genetics.
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.
Concealed talent brings no reputation.
Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
Everyone according to their talent and every talent according to its work.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
Genius does what it must, and Talent does what it can.
God doesn't give people talents that he doesn't want people to use.
Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
He had a lot of talent, but didn't have much dedication, wasn't organized, didn't know how to learn, didn't know how to comprehend what he was doing, didn't try to learn how to get better.
Hidden talent counts for nothing.
I believe that every person is born with talent.
I don't have a lot of respect for talent. Talent is genetic. It's what you do with it that counts.
I thought my talent would transcend my outspokenness. I was wrong.
I'd rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent.
If I have any talent at all it's from God, and my mom, who was on Capitol Records also.
If you have this enormous talent, it's got you by the balls, it's a demon. You can't be a family man and a husband and a caring person and be that animal. Dickens wasn't that nice a guy.
It is a happy talent to know how to play.