Talent And Genius Quotes by Calvin Coolidge, T. S. Eliot, Erica Jong, Louisa May Alcott, Arthur Schopenhauer, Eric Hoffer and many others.
The world is full of educated derelicts.
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal; bad poets deface what they take, and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
вЂ¦because talent isn’t genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
…That genius is a rare exception (:) It’s not true. Talent and genius have been wasted on enormous scale throughout our history; this is all I know for sure.
He whose genius appears deepest and truest excels his fellows in nothing save the knack of expression; he throws out occasionally a lucky hint at truths of which every human soul is profoundly though unutterably conscious.
The true genius shudders at incompleteness.
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What’s a sundial in the shade?
Nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
Talent jogs to conclusions to which Genius takes giant leaps.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
Modest expression is a beautiful setting to the diamond of talent and genius.
The best revenge is the massive success.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.