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A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.

A talent somewhat above mediocrity, shrewd and not too sensitive, is more likely to rise in the world than genius.

by Charles Horton Cooley Found in: Talent Quotes,
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Put your talent into your work, but your genius into your life

Put your talent into your work, but your genius into your life

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Talent Quotes,
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If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like read more

If you have a talent, use it in every which way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly, like a millionaire intent on going broke.

by Unknown Found in: Talent Quotes,
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Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people read more

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. 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. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race

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Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognises genius.

Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself; but talent instantly recognises genius.

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Found in: Talent Quotes,
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It takes little talent to see clearly what lies under one's nose, a good deal of it to know in read more

It takes little talent to see clearly what lies under one's nose, a good deal of it to know in which direction to point that organ.

by W. H. Auden Found in: Talent Quotes,
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If you can't excell with talent, triumph with effort.

If you can't excell with talent, triumph with effort.

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The crowning blessing of life -- to be born with a bias to some pursuit.

The crowning blessing of life -- to be born with a bias to some pursuit.

by S.c. Tallentyre Found in: Talent Quotes,
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Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.

Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.

by Jules Renard Found in: Talent Quotes,
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