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Children's Talents Quotes


"All television is children's television." - Richard P. Adler

"New talents are the future." - Delphine Arnault

"My will exceeds my talents." - Edvard Munch

"For me, a good children's book is a good children's book is a good children's book." - Levar Burton

"A truly great artist has many talents." - Rick Riordan

"I'm taking my talents to South Beach." - Lebron James

"Its always important to invest in young talents and the talents of tomorrow." - Delphine Arnault

"There is no such thing as children's literature." - N. V. M. Gonzalez

"Children's fiction is the most important fiction of all." - Neil Gaiman

"War, like children's fights, are meaningless, pitiless, and contemptible." - Rumi

"There's nothing worse than poisoning our children's minds." - Michael Savage

"My life is blessed; I have held my children's children." - Jeremy Taylor

"Our children's children will hear a good story." - Richard Adams

"I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose." - Steven Wright

"Once you became associated with a children's show, you're finished." - Alexis Korner

"One thing I love is to do children's hospital visits." - James Maslow

"I grew up on the golden age of children's TV." - Edward Norton

"Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives." - Maya Angelou

"I've missed half or two-thirds of my children's lives." - Chesley Sullenberger

"My dream is to eventually open a children's theatre." - Moira Kelly

"Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light." - Baltasar Gracian

"As long as you have breath, someone needs your talents." - Joel Osteen

"The greatest wastes are unused talents and untried ideas." - Anonymous

"People whose talents are not exploited become disenchanted and disruptive." - Terence Conran

"Hire people more for their judgment than for their talents." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"He had talents equal to business, and aspired no higher." - Tacitus

"I am no more humble than my talents require." - Oscar Levant

"I respect his talents, even as he does mine." - Jayne Meadows

"I keep writing children's books, I keep making children's books, because I still have them inside of me." - Oliver Jeffers

"A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest." - C S Lewis

"Life is not about discovering our talents; it is about pushing our talents to the limit and discovering our genius." - Robert Breault

"Talents used are talents multiplied." - Ellen G White

"I pitched my last children's show presentation in the mid 1980's. The era of locally produced children's shows was over and the networks were not and are not interested in children's television." - William Jackson

"Never underestimate your talents, and try not to compare or wish for the talents of others. Focus on and accept the talents you have, and you will find great fulfillment in life." - Jane Powell

"Many adults feel that every children's book has to teach them something.... My theory is a children's book... can be just for fun." - R L Stine

"I don't really read children's books or deal with children's books, so I don't have any relationship with them other than my own." - Michael Ian Black

"I still pinch meself when I wake up of a morning. Who ever thought I'd be a children's author - let alone a best-selling children's author?" - Brian Jacques

"As an alcoholic, you have no appreciation for your wife or your children's feelings, but I'm making up for that now. I'm winning my children's trust back." - Maurice Gibb

"To be a successful businessman, you must have remarkable talents; and if you have such talents, why waste them on business?" - Yisroel Salanter

"June brings tulips, lilies, roses, Fills the children's hands with posies." - Sara Coleridge

"The best predictor of preschool children's physical activity is simply being outdoors." - James Sallis

"They [Narnia] are, perhaps, the greatest classics of children's literature of the twentieth century." - Douglas Gresham

"Words don't change children's lives. Real action by the government and equality would." - Cindy Blackstock

"I don't think the federal government has a role in your children's education." - Rick Perry

"The fathers have eaten a sour grape, and the children's teeth are set on edge." - Bible

"The weakness of little children's limbs is innocent, not their souls." - Saint Augustine

"A cultural shift is needed to incorporate exercise into our children's daily lives." - Darell Hammond

"Writing a children's book means you cannot spin out long narratives or have complex character development." - Norman Macleod

"Drinking beer in a children's playground is an old Soviet tradition." - Sergei Lukyanenko

"Edinburgh is my favourite city. We'll be doing a lot of children's theatre and galleries." - Carol Ann Duffy

"Writing children's books gives a writer a very strong sense of narrative drive." - Helen Dunmore

"I write and direct the Duke University Children's Hospital Benefit every year." - David Friedman

"Animation did not become the dominant form of children's television until the '60s." - Annette Funicello

"I want to write a book of poetry, as well as children's stories." - Bobby Mcferrin

"If you look at children's stories in fairy tales, they're pretty brutal." - Susanne Bier

"I wrote 'I'm Me' because I was asked to write a children's book." - Sara Sheridan

"It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician." - Meryl Streep

"There's only one test of a great children's book, or a great children's film, and that is this: If it can be read or viewed with pleasure by adults, then it has the chance to be a great children's film, or a great children's book." - Chuck Jones

"I was on the board at my children's school in Phoenix: I was Mr. Daddy Daycare." - Grant Hill

"To increase your level of self acceptance, think of your unique talents and abilities." - Brian Tracy

"Blending the talents of your team members is crucial to basketball success." - John Kundla

"Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature." - J. G. Holland

"Everyone has special talents, and it is our duty to find ours and use them well." - John Templeton

"My view is not just to find young talents, it's to support them too." - Franca Sozzani

"If we are proud of our talents we betray our lack of gratitude to God." - John Calvin

"It is not great talents God blesses so much as likeness to Jesus." - Charles Spurgeon

"Research shows that the happiest people are those who use their natural talents to the utmost." - T Harv Eker

"It was sometimes difficult to reconcile a man's talents with his personality." - Christopher Moore

"I don't have weird talents I'm just a weird person! And do impersonations." - Derek Holland

"Depression doesn't take away your talents - it just makes them harder to find." - Lady Gaga

"We can't dwell upon another's ingratitude without using up our time and talents unprofitably." - Neal A Maxwell

"Unused talents gives you no advantage over someone who has no talent at all." - Mark Twain

"Find your own 'sweet spot'. Take your talents and enjoy them, share them, expand them." - Kofi Awoonor

"What did you do with the time and talents i gave you? God's question..." - Hillary Clinton

"The talents of an artist, small or large, are God-given... They are a sacred trust." - Paul Robeson

"You cannot take credit for your talents. It is what you do with them that counts." - Madeleine L'Engle

"It is not so much great talents that God blesses, as great likeness to Christ." - Robert Murray M'Cheyne

"Storytelling was the most honored of all talents, for it benefited everyone." - Stephenie Meyer

"When men of talents are punished, authority is strengthened. [Lat., Punitis ingeniis, gliscit auctoritas.]" - Tacitus

"Nowadays beautiful women are counted among the talents of their husbands." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Whate'er the talents, or howe'er designed, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind." - Alexander Pope

"By not sharing our interests, talents and abilities, we limit our possibilities." - Angela Burt-Murray

"The greater a man's talents, the greater his power to lead astray." - Aldous Huxley

"Ridicule can do much, for instance embitter the existence of young talents." - Aron Nimzowitsch

"Equality of talents, of education, or of wealth can not be produced by human institutions." - Andrew Jackson

"Republican democracy is overperfect and demands political virtues and talents far superior to our own." - Simon Bolivar

"Whatever be their degree of talents, it is no measure of their rights." - Thomas Jefferson

"We're all endowed with God-given talents. Mine happens to be hitting people in the head." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"Editors are constantly on the watch to discover new talents in old names." - Israel Zangwill

"True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents." - John W Gardner

"My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think." - Greta Garbo

"I never underestimate my opponent, but I never underestimate my talents." - Hale Irwin

"A job should employ God-given talents in a way that glorifies Him." - Marvin Olasky

"I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents." - David Bowie

"Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations." - Edward De Bono

"Brutes find out where their talents lie; a bear will not attempt to fly." - Jonathan Swift

"Happiness is the utilization of one's talents along lines of excellence." - Aristotle

"It's part of our pop culture to give animals human personalities and talents." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"I think it's very important - no matter what you may do professionally - to keep alive some of the healthy interests of your youth. Children's play is not just kids' stuff. Children's play is rather the stuff of most future inventions." - Fred Rogers

"When I'm not working on a children's book, I'm painting abstract paintings. That's probably the most joyous thing for me as an artist. But I do love children's books." - Mary Grandpre

"Children's books are often seen as the poor relation of literature. But children are just as demanding as adult readers, if not more so. I should know. I'm a children's writer myself." - David Walliams

"I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed." - Kate Dicamillo

"The greatest of people in society carve niches that represent the unique expression of their combinations of talents. If everyone had the luxury of expressing the unique combination of talents in this world, our society would be transofrmed over night." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"It is not what talents or genius a man has, but how he is to his talents, that constitutes friendship and character. The man thatstands by himself, the universe stands by him also." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When you are in school, your talents are without number, and your promise is boundless...But at a certain point, you begin to feel your talents dropping away, like feathers from a molting bird." - Sarah Shun-lien Bynum

"However gifted an individual is at the outset, if his or her talents cannot be developed because of his or her social condition, because of the surrounding circumstances, these talents will be still-born." - Simone De Beauvoir

"Life is a journey. Part of that journey is not just using your talents, but trying to decide what is your gift and then directing your talents to support your gift so you can soar to new heights." - Daniel Burrus

"I am financing global pictures with global talents. Of course I will bring in the Chinese elements, yet you have to have global talents to create a global picture." - Bruno Zheng Wu

"Everyone has different talents, different styles and talents." - Harry Shum Jr

"We passed the Children's Bureau bill calculated to prevent children from being employed too early in factories." - William Howard Taft

"At some point as adults we cease to be our parents' children and we become our children's parents instead." - William Landay

"I want to be a children's hero... Children need heroes because heroes give hope; without hope they have no future." - Geoffrey Canada

"All television is children's television." - Richard Adler

"Because something is significantly wrong with a creature that sacrifices its children's lives to settle its differences." - Suzanne Collins

"I was convinced that adults would realize more what they are capable of doing if it's shown through children's eyes." - Roselyne Bosch

"It is my greatest wish that the Children's Fund should continue to be a beacon of hope and light." - Nelson Mandela

"The best children's book writers are not people who have kids, but people who write from the child within themselves." - Andrea Brown

"The best way to improve children's performance in the classroom may be to take them out of it." - Tara Parker-Pope

"It is now conceivable that our children's children will know the term cancer only as a constellation of stars." - William J Clinton

"I like it that my career has all the predictability and continuity of a children's nonsense rhyme." - Nick Bantock

"Give me back the $800 billion for the Iraq war and children's television PBS is on the house." - Jon Stewart

"Earthquakes would be great if they could hit specific areas, like the parent lounge at a children's beauty pageant." - Dana Gould

"You may be surprised to know that growing up, I wanted to be a writer of children's books." - St. Lucia

"The world today is changing rapidly, and we are helping to make it better for our children's future." - Ginny B. Waite

"To Her, whose children's smiles fed the narrator's fancy and were his rich reward: from the Author." - Lewis Carroll

"Probably most of the time I watch children's movies because my kids are on the bus, so it requires them." - Dave Matthews

"The first thing to understand about working with children's dreams is that adults need to listen up." - Robert Moss

"Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free." - Anna Akhmatova

"'Doctor Who' was my first telly job, and before that I did a lot of theatre in education, children's theatre." - Sophie Aldred

"Whenever I listen to a children's orchestra, I learn. They feel everything, they enjoy everything, they have amazing energy." - Gustavo Dudamel

"I'm trying to encourage my children's generation and the other ones coming to return to basic American principles." - Stewart Udall

"I rarely read children's books." - Beverly Cleary

"The supernatural is ubiquitous in children's entertainment, from Grimm and Hans Andersen to Disney and 'Harry Potter.'" - Richard Dawkins

"I like Comic-Con. It's always nice to talk to people who are fans of 'Children's Hospital.'" - Ken Marino

"You better arm yourselves to answer your children's and grandchildren's questions... no matter what the question is... without being judgmental." - Josh Mcdowell

"I went to India with UNICEF in connection with Manchester United to raise money for children's education." - James Nesbitt

"We are still vulnerable to gender-targeted marketing no matter how carefully we edit our children's bookshelves." - Russell Smith

"My job is to pay attention to my children's genius and allow those leanings to lead them to their future." - Lisa Whelchel

"The world today is changing rapidly, and we are helping to make it better for our children's future." - Ginny Brownwaite

"Talents, to strike the eye of posterity, should be concentrated. Rays, powerless while they are scattered, burn in a point." - Robert Aris Willmott

"Talents constitute our very essence." - Charles Rollin

"No other person ever has, or ever will have, the unique blend of talents, strengths, and perspective that you have." - Marie Forleo

"Dear young people, put your talents at the service of the Gospel, with creativity and boundless charity." - Pope Francis

"Passion requires focused direction, and that direction must come from three other areas: your purpose, your talents, and your needs." - Steve Pavlina

"Nature has concealed at the bottom of our minds talents and abilities of which we are not aware." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Use the talents God has given you to make the world better for your having been in it." - Robert Collier

"Unfounded fears about your competence and abilities can cripple your unique talents and gifts, which are waiting to be released." - Dan Miller

"Is your love for the Lord sufficient to give all your time and talents to his work?" - Anonymous

"If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiencies." - Samuel Smiles

"The world will always punish the few people with special talents the rest of us do' recognize as real." - Chuck Palahniuk



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