Natural Talent Quotes by Bob Barker, Marcus Buckingham, Plato, John Wooden, John McEnroe, Viacheslav Platonov and many others.
I’ll tell you one thing, in what I do for a living, there’s no substitute for experience. I don’t care how much natural talent you may have… In the type of show I do, you can depend on surprises.
You shouldn’t take pride in your natural talents any more than you should take pride in your sex, your race or color of your hair
Those who have a natural talent for calculation are generally quick-witted at every other kind of knowledge; and even the dull, if they have had an arithmetical training, although they may derive no other advantage from it, always become much quicker than they would have been.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
He [Roger Federer] is the greatest natural talent in tennis I’ve ever seen. I love to watch the guy play, he’s an awesome talent
Demonstration of individual talent involves originality and it is easy to destroy natural talent.
There are two kinds of talent, 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.
One of the best predictors of ultimate success in either sales or non – sales selling isn’t natural talent or even industry expertise, but how you explain your failures and rejections.
Lack of discipline. First of all, I think some of them fail because they just don’t have natural talent, and they shouldn’t even be in the business to begin with.
Let each citizen contribute their natural talents or acquired skills to the greater benefit of all in the community.
A great cook is made from having a great sense of hospitality and trying to make people happy. Then there’s natural talent. Perhaps you have a feel for ingredients, the pots, the pans and stoves, that type of thing.
First of all a natural talent is required; for when Nature opposes, everything else is in vain; but when Nature leads the way to what is most excellent, instruction in the art takes place.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential. It’s dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
It is essential that we put an end to steroid abuse and set a better example for aspiring young athletes to follow, so that some day, when they make it in the All Star Game, it will be because of their own natural talents, and not because of a performance enhancing product.
Mastery is not a function of I.Q. or natural talent or wealthy parents who can send you to the best school, but rather the result of going through a learning process, fueled by the desire to grow and the persistence to push past any obstacles.
The older I get, the more I feel.
While it’s a fact that a voice begins with natural talent, any talent must be nurtured, cajoled, wrestled with pampered, challenged, and, at every turn, examined.
Entertainers wrongly assume that their fame, money, and influence arise from broad knowledge rather than natural talent, looks, or mastery of a narrow skill.
Whatever may be our natural talents, the art of writing is not acquired all at once.
Few golfers are born with the natural talent for hitting the ball, but every player is blessed with the God-given ability to throw a club.
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
I wasn’t born with a natural talent for songwriting.
Let art, then, imitate nature, find what she desires, and follow as she directs. For in invention nature is never last, education never first; rather the beginnings of things arise from natural talent, and ends are reached by discipline.
Managers are, and should be, totally responsible for recognizing individual strengths (both natural talents and skills), getting those strengths in proper alignment (i.e. in the right “seats”), and then leveraging them.
What mankind wants is not talent; it is purpose.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Citizens should be looked to for what they can give of their own nobility, virtue, creative thinking, passion, and natural talent for community building and relating to others.
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Natural talent means to have the ability to transform, to evolve, to play and role-play with the photographer and the stylist. And really be an actress rather than just a mannequin. So that involves a tremendous amount of confidence and your ability to expose yourself to anything that will make a better photograph.
Whether one has natural talent or not, any learning period requires the willingness to suffer uncertainty and embarrassment.
Hard work will always overcome natural talent when natural talent does not work hard enough.
When I look at the kids training today… I can tell which ones are going to do well. It’s not necessarily the ones who have the most natural talent or who fall the least. Sometimes it’s the kids who fall the most, and keep pulling themselves up and trying again.
It is a part of Christianity to convert every natural talent to a religious use.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
I believe modeling is a combination of natural talent, the ability to adapt to different situations, hard work, and, most importantly, luck.
The older I get, the more I believe in practice and work over natural talent and ability.