Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Talent.

The repository contains eight quotes in the category “Talent.”

Talent develops in tranquillity, character in the full current of human life.

Goethe
1749 — 1832

Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.

Henri Amiel
1821 — 1881

Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.

Marlon Brando
1924 — 2004

No one respects a talent that is concealed.

Desiderius Erasmus
1469 — 1536

If a man has talent and can’t use it, he’s failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know.

Thomas Wolfe
1900 — 1938

Genius is the gold in the mine, talent is the miner who works and brings it out.

Lady Marguerite Blessington
1789 — 1849

Talent without genius isn’t much, but genius without talent is nothing whatever.

Paul Valéry
1871 — 1945

Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty.

Edgar Degas
1834 — 1917