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Talent Development Quotes


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

"The healthiest companies are always characterized by organic talent development." - Margaret Heffernan

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

"When it's easy to make money, you have no incentive to think about development of talent." - Malcolm Gladwell

"Talent works, genius creates." - Robert Schumann

"You don't have enough talent to win on talent alone." - Herb Brooks

"Britain's got talent, enormous talent; that's very obvious." - Simon Cowell

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

"In an adequate social order, the untalented should be able to acquire a sense of usefulness and of growth without interfering with the development of talent around them" - Eric Hoffer

"The U.S. is the biggest investor in research and development in the world. It has the best universities. Keeping them supplied with the best talent is essential." - James Dyson

"For two thousand years, the Church has guided the development of music, carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic beauty with the demands of the Faith." - Richard Morris

"Hard work is greater than lazy talent." - Chris French

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

"The material of literary talent is words; the material of story talent is life itself." - Robert Mckee

"I think his development has been lightning quick because of his God-given talent. He has great aptitude and he's been able to develop very fast in front of our eyes at every level." - Brian Sabean

"Some companies are already investing in women and thereby betting on a brighter future - for a workforce just waiting to blossom, for emerging economies whose development depends on this new talent, and, of course, for their own financial growth." - Beth Brooke

"My talent matters more to me than the money does." - Lady Gaga

"Talent is everywhere, it only needs the opportunity." - Kathrine Switzer

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

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

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

"Through the art of personal development, we see an opportunity for these animals to inspire compassion, essentially creating a path to deep personal growth. This program [Animal sanctuary] will deploy ISF's youth development program, U Factor. The program helps youth identify their passion, cultivate their talent, amplify their purpose, and connect the younger generation to diminishing species and biodiversity." - Ian Somerhalder

"Talent warms-up the given (as they say in cookery) and makes it apparent; genius brings something new. But our time lets talent pass for genius. They want to abolish the genius, deify the genius, and let talent forge ahead." - Soren Kierkegaard

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

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

"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

"Whatever may be said in praise of poverty, the fact remains that it is not possible to live a really complete or successful life unless one is rich. No man can rise to his greatest possible height in talent or soul development unless he has plenty of money; for to unfold the soul and develop talent he must have many things to use, and he cannot have these things unless he has money to buy them with." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Development is maintenance." - Brian Marick

"Development develops inequality." - Eduardo Galeano

"I love 'Arrested Development.'" - Rob Thomas

"Our Government understands that local, community organizations are essential in addressing social issues like economic development, poverty, education and integration in Canadian communities. The Community and College Social Innovation Fund will connect the innovative talent of researchers and students at colleges and polytechnics to meet the research needs of local community organizations to build stronger, safer, healthier communities." - Ed Holder

"Aside from a few master teachers that we have had over the years, this has been a completely local talent development. But people have started to come now from Chicago, we have a number of students from Chicago and different places of the country and even in the world." - Katherine Dunham

"Against expectations I was charmed by Gehry's Edgemar development, which housed the Santa Monica Museum of Art, and positively awed by the Bilbao Guggenheim. That Gehry is a great artist I have no doubt, but talent and determination are no warrant against confusion, nor are they a guaranty to produce great art." - Leon Krier

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

"I was blessed with a God-given talent and my mother raised me the right way." - Lebron James

"Maybe it wasn't the talent the Lord gave me-maybe it was the passion." - Wayne Gretzky

"Your talent will open the door but only your character can keep you there." - Christine Caine

"When one has no particular talent for anything, one takes to the pen." - Honore De Balzac

"To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent." - Henri Frederic Amiel

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

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

"We sometimes see a fool possessed of talent, but never of judgment." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"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

"If I had any talent God could give me, I would be a great diva" - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Creativity follows mastery, so mastery of skills is the first priority for young talent." - Benjamin Bloom

"Where a beast would have claws, I was born with talent" - Klaus Kinski

"Talent is long patience." - Gustave Flaubert

"One is just given a talent, and it's one's duty to make the most of it." - Joan Sutherland

"If somebody doesn't have any talent, get off the stage! You're wasting my time." - Elaine Stritch

"Talent consists not in inventing shapes but in causing those that were invisible to emerge." - Muriel Barbery

"Great talent admits shortcomings." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"Talent borrows, genius steals!" - Oscar Wilde

"Say what you will about Gypsy women, but they are remarkable assessors of blues guitar talent." - Gary Gulman

"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

"Talent will come out." - Ray Walston

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

"Self-doubt kills talent." - Edie Mcclurg

"My talent is numbers." - David Schweikert

"Talent is very hot." - Oscar Isaac

"Talent is seductive." - Elaine Stritch

"I don't think 'pop' should mean that you had no talent." - Grace Jones

"Control the public's perception of you and nobody will care if you have any talent." - Rashida Jones

"Peace cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples." - Rigoberta Menchu

"There can be no sustainable development without sustainable energy development" - Margot Wallstrom

"[ Big infrastructure investment mentioned by Donald Trump] that would be a welcome development. We'll see if he wants to deliver on that. The truth is that if he does, we want to see infrastructure development too." - Keith Ellison

"A big talent steals, a small talent borrows." - Anthony Quinn

"Good talent with bad attitude equals bad talent," - Bill Walsh

"You have to have a talent for having talent." - Ruth Gordon

"I don't believe in talent. Talent doesn't exist." - Conor Mcgregor

"Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it." - Pope John Paul Ii

"There's a lot of talent in South Central L.A., in Compton and Long Beach and Watts, and the city north of Pico pretty much sits back and waits for that talent to emerge and then steps in." - Ice Cube

"Youth itself is a talent, a perishable talent." - Eric Hoffer

"God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius." - Anna Pavlova

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." - Tim Notke

"Heredity proposes and development disposes." - Peter Medawar

"Income seldom exceeds personal development." - Jim Rohn

"Culture changes with economic development." - Ha-Joon Chang

"China's development benefits other countries." - Li Keqiang

"There needs to be radical development in equality law to create the environment to allow women to stay in work." - Ken Livingstone

"Those who applaud social production and networked amateurism, the colorful cacophony that is the Internet, and the creative capacities of everyday people to produce entertaining and enlightening things online, are right to marvel. There is amazing inventiveness, boundless talent and ability, and overwhelming generosity on display. Where they go wrong is thinking that the Internet is an egalitarian, let alone revolutionary, platform for our self-expression and development, that being able to shout into the digital torrent is adequate for democracy." - Astra Taylor

"The purpose of affirmative action is to give our nation a way to finally address the systemic exclusion of individuals of talent on the basis of their gender, or race from opportunities to develop, perform, achieve and contribute. Affirmative action is an effort to develop systematic approach to open the doors of education, employment, and business development opportunities to qualified individuals who happen to be members of groups that have experienced long-standing and persistent discrimination." - William J Clinton

"We are delighted that these regulations are now law, and we commend the provincial government for helping put the issue on the front burner. These requirements will push more companies to have the conversations they should be having around board and executive committee diversity and, hopefully, their talent development. Businesses need to tap the full pool of smart, talented people to stay competitive and strengthen our country's economic future." - Alex Johnston

"We are delighted that these regulations are now law, and we commend the provincial government for helping put the issue on the front burner. These requirements will push more companies to have the conversations they should be having around board and executive committee diversity and, hopefully, their talent development. Businesses need to tap the full pool of smart, talented people to stay competitive and strengthen our country's economic future." - Alex Johnston

"We are delighted that these regulations are now law, and we commend the provincial government for helping put the issue on the front burner. These requirements will push more companies to have the conversations they should be having around board and executive committee diversity and, hopefully, their talent development. Businesses need to tap the full pool of smart, talented people to stay competitive and strengthen our country's economic future." - Alex Johnston

"Brevity - the sister of talent." - Anton Chekhov

"You can have all the talent in the world, but if the pumper's not there, it doesn't matter." - Glen Sather

"Talent alone is not enough. I believe that a really good gymnast is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration." - Vladislav Rastorotsky

"If gymnastics were easy, it would be called football. 10% talent, 90% hard workEnergy and persistence conquer all things." - Benjamin Franklin

"Every man may speak truly, but to speak methodically, prudently, and fully is a talent that few men have." - Michel De Montaigne

"The big talent is persistence." - Octavia Butler

"Talent is a valued tormentor." - Truman Capote

"Achievement is talent plus preparation" - Malcolm Gladwell

"Talent is culture with insolence." - Aristotle

"What men want is not talent, it is purpose; not the power to achieve, but the will to labor." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Talent is truth on display." - Terry Rossio

"Talent should minister to genius." - Robert Browning

"Your ambition outweighed your talent" - Casey Stoner

"Genius gives birth, talent delivers." - Jack Kerouac

"Talent is not sexually transmitted." - AJ Lee

"Without false modetsy, I don't think I have a fraction of the talent of either Bevan of Foot." - Neil Kinnock

"The giant superstars are people whose talent is so enormous that their death wish can't destroy it." - Bob Newhart

"Talent is a long patience." - Gustave Flaubert

"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

"No talent, but a character." - Heinrich Heine

"I don't run restaurants that are out of control. We are about establishing phenomenal footholdings with talent." - Gordon Ramsay

"Talent perceives differences; genius, unity." - William Butler Yeats

"All I really had was my talent. Without that I wouldn't be welcome at the White House." - Sammy Davis Jr

"Detroit is full of talent." - Martha Reeves

"Concealed talent brings no reputation." - Desiderius Erasmus

"The big talent is persistence." - Octavia E Butler

"Artistic talent is far more common than the talent to nurture artistic talent." - Stephen King

"Practice is a talent. Perseverance is a talent. Hard work is a talent." - Abhinav Bindra

"Any coach needs talent. You start with talent. Without talent, we're all in the soup." - Red Auerbach

"It's not enough to have talent. You have to have a talent for your talent." - Stella Adler

"No matter how you total success in the coaching profession it all comes down to a single factor - talent. There may be a hundred great coaches of whom you have never heard in basketball, football, or any sport who will probably never receive the acclaim they deserve simply because they have not been blessed with the talent. Although not every coach can win consistently with talent, no coach can win without it." - John Wooden

"Nobody has enough talent to live on talent alone. Even when you have talent, a life without work goes nowhere." - Arsene Wenger

"Reading becomes the fuel for development." - Narendra Modi

"Military missions are not democratic development aid." - Guido Westerwelle

"Character development is the aim of education." - Anonymous

"Another name for peace is development." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Political development should start at the grassroots." - Abdallah II

"What we want is progress, development, realisation." - Swami Vivekananda

"Health is the core of human development" - Gro Harlem Brundtland

"We've had 60 years of intellectual development in Iran. How can we have the same system? Even theories of secularism are constantly being revised and changed." - Akbar Ganji

"We have to see that all regions of India, particularly the east and west, are brought on par in development parameters." - Narendra Modi

" possible to suppose that, if Russia is allowed to have peace, an amazing industrial development may take place, making Russia a rival of the United States." - Bertrand Russell

"Peoples' rights are fundamental to development." - Stephen Corry

"I can see... only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the contingent and the unforeseen." - Herbert Fisher

"Keeping a diary supports personal development." - Stefan Sagmeister

"Rebellion is necessary for development of character." - Cynthia Voigt

"Corruption is a true enemy to development." - Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

"I'm doing comedy development at National Lampoon." - Kato Kaelin

"Political development should start at the grassroots." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"I'm such a huge 'Arrested Development' fan." - Adam Devine

"So-called 'sustainable development'... is meaningless drivel." - James Lovelock

"The Internet is an amazing development." - J G Ballard

"Health is the core of human development." - Gro Harlem Brundtland

"The ultimate aim of the training is to create an actor who can be responsible for his artistic development and achievement." - Stella Adler

"I'm doing comedy development at National Lampoon." - Kato

"I don't have a talent, unless you count hunting illegally, which they don't. Or maybe singing, which I wouldn't do for the Capitol in a million years. My mother tried to interest me in a variety of suitable alternatives from a list Effie Trinket sent her. Cooking, flower arranging, playing the flute. None of them took, although Prim had a knack for all three. Finally Cinna stepped in and offered to help me develop my passion for designing clothes, which really required development since it was non-existent." - Suzanne Collins

"We have to move the meter in sports in Africa, especially basketball. With the growth of the NBA globally, we have to figure out more ways to develop facilities, coaching, leagues, and youth development in Africa. The talent is incredible. Especially physically. How do we get the youth to start playing at an early age just like in soccer? The future is bright. We now have an NBA office in Africa, we have legends and Hall of Famers, we have African assistant coaches, front office members, and some prominent African players over the last 10 years. So we must plan well for the next 10." - Masai Ujiri

"These dreams reminded me that, since I wished some day to become a writer, it was high time to decide what sort of books I was going to write. But as soon as I asked myself the question, and tried to discover some subject to which I could impart a philosophical significance of infinite value, my mind would stop like a clock, my consciousness would be faced with a blank, I would feel either that I was wholly devoid of talent or perhaps that some malady of the brain was hindering its development." - Marcel Proust

"People change, mature, and develop their values, attitudes, and preferences as a function of age. It is actually a strategy deployed by many organizations. The idea is that once Millennials grow up -get a mortgage, family- they will start acting like us and sharing our values. Personally, I would not make that bet. Even if it were to happen, Millennials are putting off seven or more years what other generations have done. Waiting for Millennials to "grow up" is risky when it comes to knowledge transfer, talent development, and competitive advantage." - Chip Espinoza

"More important than talent, strength, or knowledge is the ability to laugh at yourself and enjoy the pursuit of your dreams." - Amy Grant

"It takes sacrifice as well as talent." - Lionel Messi

"Attitude is the whole thing in football. Every team has the talent and the coaching. Motivation makes the difference. The teams that win stay healthy and interested." - Sid Gillman



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