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Talent Competition Quotes


"Talent works, genius creates." - Robert Schumann

"Firms that fully embrace the needs and interests of the whole person will win today's competition for the best talent." - Stewart D. Friedman

"Hidden talent counts for nothing." - Nero

"I am a fangirl of talent, so to see someone slaying the competition doing what I'd love to do, that's inspiring to me." - Tyler Oakley

"I feel like Canadian movies should be as good or better than the competition because of the talent we have here." - Kevin Zegers

"I didn't know about competition or the Olympics until Peggy Fleming won in 1968. My mother looked after all of the competition stuff. I just skated. I didn't really love competition, but that was the only way to get better. You'd see more talent." - Dorothy Hamill

"Talent is nothing but long patience." - Gustave Flaubert

"I have no talent for certainty." - Jane Austen

"Talent is inborn, but technique is learned." - Stephen Fry

"My only genius talent is inquisitiveness." - Albert Einstein

"Talent is often a defect in character." - Karl Kraus

"Talent without work is useless, thank God" - Mark Twain

"Motivation will almost always beat mere talent." - Norman Ralph Augustine

"Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character." - John Wooden

"Let the path be open to talent." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The relation between experimentalists and theorists is often one of healthy competition for truth and less healthy competition for fame." - Alvaro De Rujula

"Talent is a question of quantity. Talent does not write one page: it writes three hundred." - Jules Renard

"The next time someone asks you, Hey, howdja get to be a homosexual anyway? tell them, Homosexuals are chosen first on talent, then interview... then the swimsuit and evening gown competition pretty much gets rid of the rest of them." - Karen Williams

"If competition for Kaggle's top talent becomes fierce enough among banks, insurance companies, hedge funds - we hope the world's best data scientists will earn more than $50 million per year, just like the world's best hedge fund managers." - Anthony Goldbloom

"One of the first times I came to New York was for a modeling and talent competition, IMTA, which I won. I came with a group, like a modeling school from Fresno." - Christopher Gorham

"You can't really class all reality shows together. For instance, 'Top Chef' is about talent and competition. 'Big Brother' is more like what happens when you get all those narcissistic personalities crammed in together... and there are limits to that." - Sienna Guillory

"I've never really done acting before, 'cause dancing was my first love. And then, I sort of fell into it from a talent competition and never really looked back." - Maisie Williams

"Competition, of course there's always competition, and I like competition." - Delphine Arnault

"Thankfully, perseverance is a good substitute for talent." - Steve Martin

"Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent." - Calvin Coolidge

"When choosing sexual partners, remember: Talent is not sexually transmittable." - Tina Fey

"Talent is equally distributed but opportunity is not." - Leila Janah


"Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates" - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Determination and hard work are as important as talent." - Judy Blume

"Toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable." - Thomas Fowell Buxton

"Every form of talent involves a certain shamelessness." - Emil Cioran

"There are two kinds of talents, 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." - Pearl Bailey

"Genius does what it must, talent does what it can." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"Talent is secondary to whether players are confident." - Jack Gibson

"Genius is the talent of a man who is dead." - Edmond De Goncourt

"Talent is a tenant in the house owned by genius." - Austin O'Malley

"Judge talent at its best and character at its worst." - Lord Acton

"When one has talent, everything contributes to its development." - Peter Kropotkin

"No one respects a talent that is concealed." - Desiderius Erasmus

"I think reality television is such a special talent." - Margaret Cho

"It's talent. Either you got it or you ain't." - Mel Brooks

"We want our friend as a man of talent, less because he has talent than because he is our friend." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"Talent wears well, genius wears itself out; talent drives a brougham in fact; genius, a sun-chariot in fancy." - Ouida

"It's not that we don't have talent in our country; the talent is, in fact, not required today." - Shreya Ghoshal

"Half talent is no talent." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"A talent for drama is not a talent for writing, but is an ability to articulate human relationships." - Gore Vidal

"Say not thou lackest talent. What talent had any of the greatest, but passionate faith in the efficacy of work?" - John Lancaster Spalding

"I'd rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent." - John Wooden

"Friendship first, competition second." - Yao Ming

"That's the thing you never expect about grieving, what a competition it is." - Gayle Forman

"No competition, no progress." - Bela Karolyi

"Complexity - limits competition." - Seth Klarman

"That's America, competition." - John Calipari

"In economic life competition is never completely lacking, but hardly ever is it perfect." - Joseph Schumpeter

"I believe in competition." - Craig Benson

"I hate competition." - Marat Safin

"Competition is a sin." - John D Rockefeller

"I have five boys in the family, and it's constant competition, sport, humor, and practical jokes." - Mitt Romney

"To me, everything's competition." - Mickey Rourke

"My sister Liza and I have never felt that we were in competition." - Lorna Luft

"I thrive on competition." - Natalie Massenet

"Once you make a mistake in a fight or competition you never do that again." - Renzo Gracie

"I know what a really bad day is...and that's not losing a competition." - Sara McMann

"Julie Chen. She's my ultimate celebrity idol. I think she's one of the most amazing interviewers and hosts ever - and would kill to pick her brain. I am a fangirl of talent, so to see someone slaying the competition doing what I'd love to do, that's inspiring to me." - Tyler Oakley

"After 10 years TNA talent still have an inferiority complex. If you don't think that you work for the BEST COMPANY EVER then nobody else will! As a performer you hav to act and project that where you work is the pinnacle of competition! If not then the whole place just seems second rate." - Chris Jericho

"I did a play called 'On Golden Pond' in a dinner theater in Maine and then went to New York for a talent competition having put together a three-man juggling routine and some one-liners and I got myself an agent from that" - Patrick Dempsey

"I think when you add a layer of competition, I think that adds something to it as well. It's also fun to see people who have talent given a platform and an opportunity to shine and an opportunity to become recognized for what they do." - Dan Cutforth

"There are any number of models artists can use to profit off of their talent and artistry. It is not up to the state to protect them from competition. Musicians can obviously get paid for performing and having their music copied and "pirated" helps them in this respect by making them more well known, more popular." - Stephan Kinsella

"Billy Beane was a guy who had been devalued by the sport as a player and now is working as a GM for a small-market team.There is such a gulf in what these teams have to spend on talent [that] they can never play equally - they can never have a true competition." - Brad Pitt

"I feel like Canadian movies should be as good or better than the competition because of the talent we have here. Someone like Ryan Gosling shouldn't have to come back here because it's a Canadian movie. He should want to come back because some of the best movies are being made here." - Kevin Zegers

"I did a play called 'On Golden Pond' in a dinner theater in Maine and then went to New York for a talent competition having put together a three-man juggling routine and some one-liners and I got myself an agent from that." - Patrick Dempsey

"The important talent is the talent to develop one's talent." - Howard Stein

"The greatest and best talent that God gives to any man or woman in this world is the talent of prayer." - Alexander Whyte

"You're talent, and we're the talent scouts." - Janet Morris

"I wasn't good enough. I had a little talent but not enough. There is nothing more discouraging than having just a little talent." - Rosamunde Pilcher

"It is only occasional that talent becomes genius - radiating sparks, brilliance, energy, and charismatic magnetism... such a talent was Janis Joplin." - Clive Davis

"Talent without tact is only half talent." - Horace Greeley

"It is only because the world looks on his talent with such a frightening indifference that the artist is compelled to make his talent important." - James Baldwin

"Talent is only a starting point in this business. You've got to keep on working that talent. Someday I'll reach for it and it won't be there." - Irving Berlin

"One has no talent. I have no talent. It's just a question of working, of being willing to put in the time." - Graham Greene

"One thing you notice is, there's a lot of people with raw talent, and then there's people who take that talent and work hard." - Paul Dano

"Pride is competition-competition between God and Man." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Don't work harder than your competition, be your own competition." - Behdad Sami

"To my knowledge significant progress has never been born of competition.... In science, being 'better' than others is of little practical value. Examples of how absurd the idea of scientific competition is are abundant." - Heinrich Rohrer

"More than ever, the creation of the ridiculous is almost impossible because of the competition it receives from reality." - Robert A. Baker

"Competition is for the competent." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"All strategy depends on competition." - Bruce Henderson

"You're in competition with everyone." - Tina Fey

"A conversation isn't a competition." - Barbara Walters

"You're in competition with everyone." - Tina Fey

"You can't put yourself into competition with a magazine like 'Vogue.' You have to create something new, something different." - Carine Roitfeld

"Contemporary American psychiatrist It is a happy talent to know how to play." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A genius of comedy His talent brought joy and Laughter to all the world." - Oliver Hardy

"Leadership is not about experience, education or talent. It's about choosing to lead." - Michael Hyatt

"Talent without craft is like fuel without an engine, it burns wildly but accomplishes nothing." - Robert Mckee

"If you work on your talent, the plans will fall in automatically." - Mary Lou Williams

"...talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything." - Patrick Süskind

"Your money can be inflated away but your knowledge and talent cannot." - Warren Buffett

"I told her once I wasn't good at anything. She told me survival is a talent." - Susanna Kaysen

"Brilliance is one part talent, two parts wisdom and three parts passion." - Margaret Mitchell

"The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest." - Clifton Paul Fadiman

"Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If there's anything better than a God-given talent, it's a God-given day job." - Robert Breault

"Most of the time, it's your thinking, not your talent, that holds you back." - Rick Warren

"I plan to do my next two albums with Lady Gaga . She is quite a talent." - Tony Bennett

"Talent imitates, genius steals." - T S Eliot

"Travelling is like a talent, like whistling or dancing. And some people have it." - Gayle Forman

"Talent is nurtured in solitude; character is formed in the stormy billows of the world." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Genius makes its observations in shorthand; talent writes them out at length." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Great talent has always a little madness mixed up with it." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Talent is some one faculty unusually developed; genius commands all the faculties." - Frederick Henry Hedge

"Genius is the highest type of reason - talent the highest type of the understanding." - Laurens Perseus Hickok

"Men don't need linguistic talent; they just need courage and words." - Helen Fisher

"I think god gave us talent because he screwed up our hair" - Dolly Parton

"Talent is long patience." - Gustave Flaubert

"Of Virginia Woolf: The talent of this generation which is most certain of survival." - Rebecca West

"Hire the best talent to tell the story, or the view is great from my hotel." - Komla Dumor

"Most talented with a God given talent for weaving words of heartfelt wonder." - Grange Lady Haig Rutan

"People who follow their joy discover a depth of creativity and talent that inspires the world." - Robert Holden

"With drive and a bit of talent, you can move mountains." - Dwayne Johnson

"Great talent admits shortcomings." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"You wouldn't desire something if you didn't have the talent to carry it out." - Napoleon Hill

"Talent borrows, genius steals!" - Oscar Wilde

"In the end, passion and hard work beats out natural talent" - Pete Docter

"Wisdom is the talent of buying virtuous pleasures at the cheapest rate." - Henry Fielding

"Please remember that your greatest talent is so much more powerful than your biggest fear." - Robin S. Sharma

"Modest expression is a beautiful setting to the diamond of talent and genius." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"I do feel that there are tremendous amount of talent in Egypt, human resources." - Ahmed H. Zewail

"Greatness is often born of the passionate dance between a rare talent and a noble purpose." - Nicholas Lore

"I restore myself when I'm alone. A career is born in public - talent in privacy." - Marilyn Monroe

"He possessed a peculiar talent of producing effect in whatever he said or did." - Tacitus

"Every man has his own vocation. The talent is the call." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck - but, most of all, endurance." - James Baldwin

"A talent is formed in stillness, a character in the world's torrent." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I put all my talent into my works; I put my genius into my life" - Oscar Wilde

"Middle age snuffs our more talent than ever wars or sudden deaths do." - Richard Hughes

"There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all the virtues are of no avail." - Aldous Huxley

"Work at something you enjoy and that's worthy of your time and talent." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Real talent doesn't always win championships, like real music doesn't always win Grammys." - Drake

"Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation." - Gustave Flaubert

"If people don't like you, it doesn't matter how much uniqueness, nerve or talent you have!" - Manila Luzon

"Most of us would kill ourselves if we were as talent-free as Elizabeth Hurley." - Claudia Shear

"Punning is a talent which no man affects to despise but he that is without it." - Jonathan Swift

"Don't forget: one of the saddest things in life is wasted talent." - Thomas S Monson

"The idea is to do out-of-the-box films that showcase my versatility and talent." - Vir Das

"The talent is always there and art is cyclical. I'm optimistic." - Hal David

"A secret talent or hobby... Hmm... I weirdly collect shot glasses." - Austin Mahone

"You cannot fake effort; talent is great, but perseverance is necessary." - Amy Bloom



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