Talent: ( ability... aptitude... capability... )

All our talents increase in the using, and the every faculty, both good and bad, strengthen by exercise. --- Anne Bronte 1820

Emptiness is a symptom that you are not living creatively. You either have not goal that is important enough to you, or you are not using your talents and efforts in a striving toward an important goal. --- Maxwell Maltz

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. --- Erica Jong 1942

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a Sun-dial in the Shade? --- Benjamin Franklin 1706

If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. --- Henry Ford 1863

If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can't accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. --- Rosalyn Carter

It is important not to accept unnecessary limits in our lives. The most severe limit is most often the one we place on ourselves by not striving for greatness. It is irresponsible not to attempt to use our talent, ability, and opportunities to benefit others. --- President Carter

It sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. --- Eric Hoffer

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. --- Calvin Coolidge 1872

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Eduction alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. --- Calvin Coolidge 1872

Press on: Nothing in the world can take the palce of perseverance. Talent will not' nothing is more common than unseccessul men with talen. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. --- Calvin Coolidge 1872

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility ... In the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have ... is the ability to take on responsibility. --- Michael Korda

Thousands of people have talent. I might as well congratulate you for having eyes in your head. The one and only thing that counts is: Do you have staying power? --- Noel Coward

Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. --- Henry Van Dyke

When you reach real ability you will be able to become one with the enemy. Entering his heart you will see that he is not your enemy after all. (Japanese sword Master) --- Tsuji

Work while you have light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you. --- Henri Frederick Amiel

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