We have neglected the truth that a good farmer is a craftsman of the highest order, a kind of artist.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
And every wise hearted among you shall come, and make all that the Lord hath commanded.
Exodus 35:10 (KJV)
But talent--if you don’t encourage it, if you don’t train it, it dies. It might run wild for a little while, but it will never mean anything. Like a wild horse. If you don’t tame it and teach it to run on track, to pace itself and bear a rider, it doesn’t matter how fast it is. It’s useless.|
Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner that works and brings it out.
If the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best possible substitute for it.
James A. Garfield
Everyone has talent at 25. The difficulty is to have it at 50.
Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
To be successful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work.
Sister Mary Lauretta
Some people today are wandering generalities instead of meaningful specifics because they have failed to discover and mine the wealth of potentials in them.
Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Each man has to seek out his own special aptitude for a higher life in the midst of the humble and inevitable reality of daily existence. Than this, there can be no nobler aim in life.
There are two kinds of talent; man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent, you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while.
And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all.
1 Corinthians 12:5–6 (KJV)
Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.
John C. Maxwell
Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.
Roy T. Bennett
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, “I used everything you gave me.”
Every artist was first an amateur.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
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