Genius is perseverence in disguise.
by Mike Newlin
If you can’t excell with talent, triumph with effort.
by Dave Weinbaum
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates. There’s plenty of movement, but you never know if it’s going to be forward, backwards, or sideways.
by H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
by Erica Jong
All of us do not have equal talents, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.
by John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for talent is genius.
by Henri Amiel
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction.
by Albert Einstein