Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Innate Talents Quotes


"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

"Use the talents you possess - for the woods would be silent if no birds sang but the best." - Henry Jackson Van Dyke

"Well, God give them wisdom that have it, and those that are fools, let them use their talents." - William Shakespeare

"Great churches aren't built on the gifts or talents of a few, but on the sacrifice of many." - Brian Houston

"I didn't even know I could write music, but somehow Walt did. He tapped my hidden talents." - Xavier Atencio

"I'm a song-and-dance girl. I can act enough to get by. But that's the limit of my talents." - Betty Grable

"Those that deem politics beneath their dignity are doomed to be governed by those of lesser talents." - Aristotle

"In a free government the demand for moral qualities should be made superior to that of talents." - Andrew Jackson

"Let each citizen contribute their natural talents or acquired skills to the greater benefit of all in the community." - Michael Tellinger

"And then I settled into the most natural thing for a man with no real talents. Journalism." - Charlie LeDuff

"What you should want from life is an arena big enough to express your talents and gifts." - Pleasant Rowland

"When you recognize what your talents are, a happy life is developing them to the greatest extent you can." - Ellen Burstyn

"One of his greatest talents was empathy; no sadist can aspire to perfection without that diagnostic ability." - Vernor Vinge

"I don't believe Chinese movies should only have Chinese cast and talents shooting it with a Chinese story." - Bruno Zheng Wu

"One of the greatest talents of all is the talent to recognize and to develop talent in others." - Colin Powell

"I did' even know I could write music, but somehow Walt did. He tapped my hidden talents." - Xavier Atencio

"Too many people never connect with their true talents and therefore don't know what they are capable of achieving." - Ken Robinson

"Folk parapsychology, an art and science designed to enable people to make effective use of their psychic talents" - Isaac Bonewits

"It is our talents rusting unused within us that secrete the poison of self-doubt into our bloodstream." - Eric Hoffer

"Sometimes, when you work with mediocre talents, they feel entitled. They act like stars. Genuinely talented people don't." - Barbra Streisand

"New talents are the future." - Delphine Arnault

"As a director, you're given a tremendous apparatus to work with, and very great talents are available to you." - William Monahan

"I agree with you that there is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents." - Thomas Jefferson

"Though Moneyball had the talents of screenwriters Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin going for it, they weren't baseball insiders." - Brad Pitt

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

"Everyone, at any age, has talents that aren't fully developed-even those who reach the top of their profession." - Garry Kasparov

"I believe it is in the world's interest to develop environments that fully engage women and leverage their natural talents." - Weili Dai

"My family had a lot of characteristics - achievements, ambitions, talents, expectations - that all seemed to be recessive in me." - Susanna Kaysen

"People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents." - Andrew Carnegie

"These are extremely talented actors who are all putting their talents into the Lost in Space movie." - Mark Goddard

"The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small talents and great ambition." - Luc De Clapiers

"I was the kind of kid that had some talents or ability, but it never came out in school." - Francis Ford Coppola

"I do not think that marriage is one of my talents. I've been much happier unmarried than married." - Doris Lessing

"Skiing is always so huge, you need so many talents to be fast and be good at this sport." - Tina Maze

"I've been very well remunerated for my talents over the years so I really don't need the public's money." - George Michael

"My will exceeds my talents." - Edvard Munch

"Something you consider bad may bring out your child's talents; something you consider good may stifle them." - Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand

"If you have great talents, industry will improve them: if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency." - Joshua Reynolds

"Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance." - Friedrich Schiller

"How we put our collective talents to work is a social issue, not solely a personal one." - Clay Shirky

"I know what my talents are, and at the end of the day I'm an actor who can dance." - Harry Shum Jr

"I love showcasing my talents - not only to my hometown fans and my own team but to the world." - Lebron James

"Follow your dreams and use your natural-born talents and skills to make this a better world for tomorrow." - Paul Watson

"One of my favourite messages about 'The Pirate Fairy' is that the story is about appreciating your own talents." - Christina Hendricks

"Yes, education is the catalyst that will hone and sharpen our talents, skills, and abilities and cause them to blossom." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"One of my greatest talents is recognizing talent in others and giving them the forum to shine." - Tory Burch

"Not every person has the same kinds of talents, so you discover what yours are and work with them." - Frank Gehry

"We may not pay Satan reverence, for that would be indiscreet, but we can at least respect his talents." - Mark Twain

"If you don't value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents- start charging for it." - Kim Garst

"I think we have some special talents. That being said, I think it's dangerous to rely on special talents - it's better to own lots of monopolistic businesses with unregulated prices. But that's not the world today. We have made money exercising our talents and will continue to do so." - Charlie Munger

"I've met some real talents that were...real talents and I've met some real talents that were incredible people.People like Al Williamson, Gray Morrow, to a certain extent Jim Steranko, who is an institution all to himself. What a talent. What a genius talent." - Mike Royer

"Enthusiasm is more important to mastery than innate ability." - Gretchen Rubin

"Whoever takes it upon himself to establish a commonwealth and prescribe laws must presuppose all men naturally bad, and that they will yield to their innate evil passions as often as they can do so with safety." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Thank you, God, for the dignity and beauty of self. The precious innate self. The only thing that can't be taken from us. The only thing we really own." - Marjorie Holmes

"Many doctors are drawn to this profession (psychology) because they have an innate deficiency of insight into the motives, feelings and thoughts of others, a deficiency they hope to remedy by ingesting masses of data." - William S Burroughs

"I witness with pleasure the supreme achievement of memory, which is the masterly use it makes of innate harmonies when gathering to its fold the suspended and wandering tonalities of the past." - Vladimir Nabokov

"It does' matter how old you are, what level of schooling you"ve had or where you live-stalking is innate to the female psyche. We"ve all been there." - Kristan Higgins

"You felt it as a depth of ease in certain boys, their innate, affable assurance that they would not have to struggle for a place in the world; that is already reserved for them." - Tobias Wolff

"Where is honor, Innate and precept-strengthen'd, 'tis the rock Of faith connubial: where it is not - where Light thoughts are lurking, or the vanities Of worldly pleasure rankle in the heart, Or sensual throbs convulse it." - Lord Byron

"Our innate and psychic tendencies (in the moral, social, and religious realms) are phenomena for science to record and authenticate, not to justify or legitimize. The epoch of scholasticism ought to be left behind for good and all." - Albert Schinz

"Hold on to your divine blush, your innate rosy magic, or end up brown. Once you're brown, you'll find out you're blue. As blue as indigo. And you know what that means. Indigo. Indigoing. Indigone." - Tom Robbins

"C. S. Lewis, Plato, Aristotle and many more names that I could add, including Einstein's, were individuals who were able to see the innate order in life, which others perceive as chaos." - Frederick Lenz

"We all learn by imitating, as children, as students, as novices in the world of business. And then we grow up and learn to blend our innate abilities with the rules or principles we have learned." - Akio Morita

"Each of us has some unique capability waiting for realization. Every person is valuable in his own existence, for himself alone... each of us can bring to fruition these innate, God-given abilities." - George H. Bender

"The genius of Shakespeare was an innate university." - John Keats

"Sentence structure is innate, but whining is acquired." - Woody Allen

"We can't say why we search, except that there seems to be an innate need, in each human being, to know who one is, what we're here for, how to live more poetically." - William Segal

"Because wisdom is innate, we can all enlighten ourselves." - Huineng

"Everything has what is innate,everything has what is necessary." - Zhuangzi

"Every character that I play, even if it's a homemaker, there is an inherent, innate strength in her - you can find strength in every facet of a female personality. It doesn't just come from the physical strength of a woman." - Priyanka Chopra

"You could paper the globe with evidence that there are demonstrable cognitive and physical disparities between what are crudely called human "races." But you could fit all the evidence of innate equality on your pinkie fingernail with room to spare." - Jim Goad

"Censorship is all around us, I don't think it's innate." - Alice Mattison

"You can't bury a part of yourself that's so innate to who you've been, even if it's not for the sake of anything other than a pure enjoyment of it." - Carrie Brownstein

"My child's first word was "more," but and it's all about, "I want." "I'm going to tell you what I want and what I don't want." It's about my desire to express my preferences. And that is really innate." - Sheena Iyengar

"Pride and resentment are not indigenous in the human heart; and perhaps it is due to the gardener's innate love of the exotic that we take such pains to make them thrive." - Hope Mirrlees

"All human beings have an innate skill - survival skill. The fact that poor are still alive is a proof of their ability to survive. We do not need to teach them how to survive. They know this already." - Muhammad Yunus

"Conventional wisdom, fooled by our misleading physical intuition, is that the real world is continuous, and that discrete models are necessary evils for approximating the real world, due to the innate discreteness of the digital computer." - Doron Zeilberger

"Freedom, then, lies only in our innate human capacity to choose between different sorts of bondage, bondage to desire or self esteem, or bondage to the light that lightens all our lives." - Sri Madhava

"INNATE, adj. Natural, inherent - as innate ideas... that we are born with.... The doctrine of innate ideas is one of the most admirable faiths of philosophy, being itself an innate idea and therefore inaccessible to disproof..." - Ambrose Bierce

"I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use." - Ricky Williams

"I want to see where I measure up against everyone in the world and everyone who has ever competed in the sport, and there's that innate sense of wanting to challenge myself. I'm competitive in all aspects." - Ashton Eaton

"I think women have an innate ability to be intuitive with people that they truly love, but they have to trust that inner voice, and I think it is there. I think we are more intuitive than men." - Andie Macdowell

"Conventional wisdom, fooled by our misleading "physical intuition", is that the real world is continuous, and that discrete models are necessary evils for approximating the "real" world, due to the innate discreteness of the digital computer." - Doron Zeilberger

"The storytelling gift is innate: one has it or one doesn't. But style is at least partly a learned thing: one refines it by looking and listening and reading and practice - by work." - Donna Tartt

"Never can the innate power of a work be hidden or locked away. A work of art can be forgotten by time; it can be forbidden and rejected but the elemental will always prevail over the ephemeral." - Stefan Zweig

"Style is innate to who I am. My father gave me a picture the other day. I must have been about seven, and I had on wing-tip shoes and some cool pants. I thought, 'Wow!'" - Dylan Mcdermott

"It's innate in me to be a Democrat - a true Southern populist kind of Democrat. There's not a lot of those anymore. I'm not saying I'm right or wrong. That's just the way I feel." - Tim Mcgraw

"Given that sexual orientation is innate and that we are all, in theological terms, children of God, to deny access to some sacraments based on sexuality is as wrong as denying access to some sacraments based on race or gender." - Jon Meacham

"There are a few people who are, let's say, personality-challenged, who would like to set up a cult, but in large part they fail due to the innate stroppiness and independence of their fellow pagans." - Liz Williams

"I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use.'" - Ricky Williams

"I came from product design originally - I had been designing dolls for a toy company since I was 16 - so I'm used to working with plastic and different things. I had an innate interest in objects." - Jason Wu

"We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way." - Les Brown

"I feel like directing is an innate talent." - Jordana Brewster

"Men fearing their innate power, pushed woman back into slavery." - Frederick Lenz

"A lot of drive is innate, self-perpetuated, reinforced energy. As a kid, I could always sell anything I could get my hands on - from newspapers to lemonade to 'TV Guide.' I knew how to make a presentation." - Michael Ovitz

"By studying psychology i want to be a better actor. There's something about studying body language and non-spoken emotion - I know the innate response. But to really study it like a science would be fun." - Shia Labeouf

"God didn't have time to make a nobody, only a somebody.I believe that each of us has God-given talents within us waiting to be brought to fruition." - Mary Kay Ash

"Let a man's talents or virtues be what they may, he will only feel satisfaction in his society as he is satisfied in himself." - William Hazlitt

"Artists have no less talents than ever, their taste, their vision, their sentiment are often interesting; they are mighty in their independence and feeble only in their works." - George Santayana

"Dear young people, do not bury your talents, the gifts that god has given you! Do not be afraid to dream of great things!" - Pope Francis

"The greatest tragedy in life is not death; the greatest tragedy takes place when our talents and capabilities are underutilized and allowed to rust while we are living." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Sir John Templeton: "My ethical principle in the first place was: 'Where could I use my talents that God gave me to help the most people?'"" - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings." - Abraham Maslow

"Who a person is will ultimately determine if their brains, talents, competencies, energy, effort, deal-making abilities, and opportunities will succeed." - Henry Cloud

"The value of getting to your goals lives not in reaching the goal but what the talents/strengths/capabilities the journey reveals to you." - Robin S. Sharma

"You cannot help being a female, and I should be something of a fool were I to discount your talents merely because of their housing." - Laurie R King

"I suggest to everyone: Look in the mirror. Ask yourself: Who are you? What are your talents? Use them, and do what you love." - Sylvia Earle

"We can console ourselves for not having great talents as we console ourselves for not having great places. We can be above both in our hearts." - Luc De Clapiers

"The talents lost-the moments run To waste-the sins of act, of thought, Ten thousand deeds of folly done, And countless virtues cherish'd not." - John Bowring

"As you train and as you develop your talents, you do get better, hopefully, or you get out of the business." - Debbie Reynolds

"No man can discover his own talents." - Brendan Francis

"I don't really have a talent. I can't sing or act or dance or perform, those talents. All I can do is be myself." - Lauren Conrad

"Responsibility to yourself means that you don't fall for shallow and easy solutions-it means that you refuse to sell your talents and aspirations short." - Adrienne Rich

"Happiness, in the ancient, noble sense, means self-fulfillment-and is given to those who use to the fullest whatever talents God ... bestowed upon them." - Leo Rosten

"In the presence of your Satguru, knowledge flourishes; sorrow diminishes; without any reason joy wells up; lack diminishes, abundance dawns and all talents manifest" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Flexible in the face of change, resilient in the face of confusion. All of these attributes are choices, not talents, and all of them are available to you." - Seth Godin

"Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire." - Samuel Johnson

"It would be repugnant to the vital principles of our government virtually to exclude from public trusts, talents and virtue, unless accompanied by wealth." - George Washington

"It is an uncontrolled truth that no man ever made an ill figure who understood his own talents, nor a good one who mistook them." - Jonathan Swift

"Energy will do anything that can be done in this world; and no talents, no circumstances, no opportunities, will make a two-legged animal a man without it." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Let us not overstrain our talents, lest we do nothing gracefully: a clown, whatever he may do, will never pass for a gentleman." - Jean De La Fontaine

"To the very last, he [Napolean] had a kind of idea, that, namely, of la carriere ouverte aux talents - the tools to him that can handle them." - John Gibson Lockhart

"A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, have condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends." - Cyril Connolly

"Talents angel-bright, If wanting worth are shining instruments In false ambition's hand, to finish faults Illustrious, and give infamy renown." - Edward Young

"Children can be disgusting, and often they can develop extraordinary talents, but I'm yet to meet any child who can stimulate his carotid arteries inside his ribcage." - Ben Goldacre

"I'm still interested in perfecting whatever talents I have and continuing to grow as an actor and continuing to be useful to the telling of the story." - Harrison Ford

"Great offices will have great talents." - William Cowper

"An average person with average talents and ambition and average education, can outstrip the most brilliant genius in our society, if that person has clear, focused goals." - Mary Kay Ash

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

"You shouldn't take pride in your natural talents any more than you should take pride in your sex, your race or color of your hair" - Marcus Buckingham

"If you ain't using all the talents God provided you with For the betterment of Man, understand, You ain't nothing but a waste." - Talib Kweli

"Use your time, energy and talents to do the best you can right now. Spend no time wishing it were better" - Iyanla Vanzant

"Never underestimate your life. It is most precious. You never know what talents are hidden within you and what you have to offer to the world!" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"My sport taught me what I could do with my talents, whether in the rink or in the rest of my life" - Peggy Fleming

"Oftentimes an originator of new language forms is called 'pretentious' by jealous talents. But it ain't whatcha write, it's the way atcha write it." - Jack Kerouac

"Your unique creative talents and abilities are flowing through you and are being expressed in deeply satisfying ways. Your creativity is always in demand." - Louise Hay

"The average American watches more than four hours of television per day. What would happen if we spent more time developing our talents than watching others develop theirs?" - John Bytheway

"Men of genius are like eagles, they live on what they kill, while men of talents are like crows, they live on what has been killed for them." - Josh Billings

"Often we don't have a good notion of what our talents are, because we have never had a chance to try them out." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Mobile phones amplify human talents for cooperation." - Howard Rheingold

"The highest challenge inside organizations is to enable each person to contribute his or her unique talents and passion to accomplish the organization's purpose." - Stephen Covey

"They, and they only, advantage themselves by travel, who, well fraught with the experience of what their own country affords, carry ever with them large and thriving talents." - Francis Osborne

"Work hard at everything you do. Never give up. Never quit. Many people have talents but without the hard work you won't get anywhere." - Carli Lloyd

"We need more guys that are solid talents all around and Frank Mir proved himself and I don't think anyone is going to second guess him every again." - Shawn Tompkins

"Let a man's talents or virtues be what they may, we only feel satisfaction in his society as he is satisfied in himself." - William Hazlitt

"Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others." - Marianne Williamson

"Talents differ; all is well and wisely put; If I cannot carry forests on my back, Neither can you crack a nut." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I think it's important never to look a gift horse in the mouth, never to overlook your talents [and] what you're good at." - Jim Carrey



Innate Talents, Talents, Children's talents, Develop Talents, Gifts and Talents, Giving Talents, God Given Talents, God-Given Talents, Having Different Talents, Talents and Abilities, Talents and Gifts, Unique Talents, Use Your Talents, Using One's Talents, Using Our Talents, Using Talents, Using Your Talents, Not Using Your Talents, Innate, Innate Ability, Innate Goodness, Innate Intelligence,