Quotation Explorer - 'Talents'

Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light. - Baltasar Gracian
What is in the pencil is greater than what is around it. The talents in you are greater than the environment surrounding you. Your potentials will change your environment. - Israelmore Ayivor
I wish we lived in a world where we'd be able to survive off our talents not money - Jill Telford
Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
We have reached a time where we are suppressing talents in our communities with our common thinking. - Auliq Ice
It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense. - John Hersey
High culture can never be obliterated as long as the species continues to produce individuals with the inclination and fortitude to pursue their interests and talents against the grain of the mass culture surrounding them. - Susan Jacoby
I think there are writers who take a quieter approach to their work one that is just about respectfully showing up for your vocation day after day, steadily doing your best, and letting go of the results. Not going to war against anyone else, or against their talents, or against themselves. - Elizabeth Gilbert
You are a bit like that painting, Minnow. Remember how lovingly and carefully formed you are. Your thoughts, your talents, your memories, your mistakes.... they all make the complete canvas of you. Even though others may mistake your worth, you must never value yourself any less. - Michelle Marcos
Your technique means nothing if you're not using your talents for the betterment of humanity. - Gene Dunn
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off. - Carl Jung
If you have great talents, industry will improve them; if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency. - Sir Joshua Reynolds
A woman of many talents. And intelligent, too. He'd probably have to kill her soon. - Robin Hobb
We might give God our tithing, our material possessions, even our time and talents, but those are not really ours to begin with. They are gifts on loan. What is ours is the only genuine sacrifice we can lay on the altar—total submission. - Toni Sorenson
Let us not look at the talents we wish we had or pine away for the gifts that are not ours but instead do the best we can with what we have. - B.J. Richardson
99% of natural poets discovered their talents through love letters. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You can develop your talents to the highest level. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others. - Marianne Williamson
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. - Albert Einstein
Use the talents you’ve developed to create goodwill, to ease the burdens of those who are not as fortunate and to seek truth humbly, without insisting that you hold the only keys to it. - Laura Burroughs
Show me your talents and I'll show you your net worth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
These is nothing divine about deprecating your gifts and talents or diminishing their worth in any way. Shining is sharing an abundance with us all. - Tama Kieves
You are amazing person with unique talents. Have faith in your abilities. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We've all been blessed with God-given talents. Mine just happens to be beating people up.
The most gifted members of the human species are at their creative best when they cannot have their way, and must compensate for what they miss by realizing and cultivating their capacities and talents. - Eric Hoffer
There are some who are born with talents and there are some who develop them in the form of skills. I am a part of the latter." - ! - Neetu Sugandh
It is not your beauty, success or money that should define you; neither should your church calling, your charitable contributions or talents. Humility is the cornerstone of character, by which God judges our truth worth, and wisdom is the door he opens when we use it. - Shannon L. Alder
We must trust that what we're doing has a purpose. We must realize that we're not here to make kids conform or perform, but that we're here to help them to develop their own unique skills and talents, not the ones we want them to have or the ones we think they should have. - Tom Walsh
Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so. - Doris Lessing
Small kindnesses, small courtesies, small considerations, habitually practised in our social intercourse, give a greater charm to the character than the display of great talents and accomplishments. - M.A.Kelty
No one can discover you until you do. Exploit your talents, skills and strengths and make the world sit up and take notice. - Rob Liano
We can't take any credit for our talents. It's how we use them that counts. - Madeleine L'Engle
Look around your competitors and learn from them.Look within for your talents and exploit them.Look back at your failures and learn from them.Look forward to your successes and reach for them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade. - Benjamin Franklin
In so far as virus-makers have any discernible motive, they presumably feel vaguely anarchistic. I appeal to them: do you really want to pave the way for a new fat-cat profession ['software-doctors']? If not, stop playing at silly memes, and put your modest programming talents to better use.
Talents are best nurtured in solitude; but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.
People who give the best are those who give of themselves your time, talents, words, knowledge. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
We humans are part of nature and whatever creative talents we might have come from nature and are part of nature's gift to us. - Marty Rubin
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer
The ability to live in a stable, safe environment that gives us the opportunity to create, grow and nurture our talents is sadly denied to many in the world today. I am proud to be able to say as a leader I can offer this to my people. - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Our opportunities to do good are our talents.
On this planet, there are people with talents and people with flaws. The smart ones learn to use their talents, but the happy ones learn to accept their flaws.
We are told that talent creates its own opportunities. But it sometimes seems that intense desire creates not only its own opportunities, but its own talents. - Eric Hoffer
Wisdom is merely the counter power used against on your unique talents to prevent them turning into your deadly curses. - Alper Mazun
You can't take credit for your talents, but it matters that you use them. You can't really be blamed for your weaknesses, but it matters that you correct them. So pride and shame don't make a lot of sense, in the final analysis, but they weren't much fun anyway. - Sam Harris
Begging would have been the best option if God had given talents to only a selected few. Fortunately, He gave us all our compactible gifts respectively, so it is an offence to be a chronic beggar. - Israelmore Ayivor
I am no more humble than my talents require. - Oscar Levant
By the deficits we may know the talents, by the exceptions we may know the rules, by studying patholgoy we may construct a model of health. - Laurence Miller
As an artist, my talents are not mine alone to just keep. My creations have to touch lives, spread love and let my skills be used only in good things but should be selfless not through selfish motives. In this manner, I am giving the gift back to my Master Creator." - Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Sometimes you have to let go of a career you love, a beloved home, or a loved one. Take time to grieve a loss of this nature. If you find yourself disoriented, consider surrounding yourself with people who see your strengths, goodness, gifts, and talents. They will help you find your way. - Laura Staley
As a soul, you have the freedom and earned responsibility to transpose your personal process of evolution, to manifest your greatest talents and vision, into the work that matters to you most as a means to personal redemption. - Darrell Calkins
When you optimize your talents very well, you can pick money from people's pockets and nobody will ever get the guts to call you a thief. - Israelmore Ayivor
We all possess certain talents and gifts that are unique to only us. You already have everything that you need to start living an extraordinary life. It's up to you to turn on the switch and let your light shine. - Randa Manning-Johnson
There are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along; people who will appreciate our compassion, our encouragement, who will need our unique talents. Someone who will live a happier life merely because we took the time to share what we had to give. - Leo Buscaglia
Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best.
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete. - Ronald Reagan
To be undefeated, to primer is to learn the game for not just your talents but for the game itself. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
I just want my kids to love who they are, have happy lives and find something they want to do and make peace with that. Your job as a parent is to give your kids not only the instincts and talents to survive, but help them enjoy their lives."(The Power of One: Belief.net Interview; July 2005) - Susan Sarandon
Mere talents does not give glory to God but a humble heart. - Mac Canoza
Work is the gift of God to man for him to discover himself. It is only through work that a man can discover the hidden abilities, power, potential, talents, gifts and knowledge that are in him. - Sunday Adelaja
Use the talents you possess -- for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best. - Unknown
We are not in a position in which we have nothing to work with. We already have capacities, talents, direction, missions, callings. - Abraham Maslow
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. - Horace
Age is a timeless beauty. At each mile in my life journey, I am a distinctive blend of what I've experienced and the unique talents I was given to share with others. - Jeanne McElvaney
Our talents don't define us any more than our faults. - Marty Rubin
Sin, on the contrary, is the pursuit of legitimate self-regarding interests at the expense of the neighbor, by spending our time and talents figuring out ways of exploiting them. - Frederick Nymeyer
Each and every one of us has his or her calling. Your calling may spring out of your gifts, potentials, talents, passions or hobby. Every man has his or her own niche, where he can function optimally and this is where his true success lies. - Sesan Kareem
WORSHIP LEADERSHIP.Mere talents does not give glory to God but a humble heart. - Mac Canoza
Once you embrace your value, talents and strengths, it neutralizes when others think less of you. - Rob Liano
Only a prostitute will trade her valuables for money, so you shouldn't sell your God given ideas and talents for money, because you don't own it in any way but should be by a divine authority. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Hide not your talents, they for use were made,What's a sundial in the shade? - Benjamin Franklin
The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do. - Thomas Jefferson
Candle needs darkness to show its talents. Good shines only beside the bad; it disappears when the bad disappears. Where there is no darkness, candle is forgotten. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Sometimes we fight who we are, struggling against ourselves and our natures. But we must learn to accept who we are and appreciate who we become. We must love ourselves for what and who we are, and believe in our talents. - Harley King
Accept yourself: flaws, quirks, talents, secret thoughts, all of it, and experience true liberation. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best. - Unknown
We are all born with wonderful gifts. We use these gifts to express ourselves, to amuse, to strengthen, and to communicate. We begin as children to explore and develop our talents, often unaware that we are unique, that not everyone can do what we're doing! - Lynn Johnston
The repetition of small efforts will accomplish more than the occasional use of great talents.
Churches were never meant to be mental hospitals. They were supposed to be military outposts under orders to storm the gates of hell. Every believer is on active duty and called to serve a higher purpose with the rank of their blessings and talents. - Shannon L. Alder
Our talents are living things, we give birth to them, nourish them till they grow and become immortal. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When you have the courage to follow your talents into the dark unknown places they lead, often God will send angels to light your way. - Shannon L. Alder
Few lack talent, but most people lack the vision & perseverance to develop their talents. - Orrin Woodward
True happiness involves the full use of one's power and talents. - Douglas Pagels
It is my belief...that the talents every child has, regardless of his official 'I.Q,' could stay with him through life, to enrich him and everybody else, if these talents were not regarded as commodities with a value in the success-stakes. - Doris Lessing
I have always consoled myself that he such as I who is not a genius, can still achieve much that is useful when he does his work right and chooses his work to suit his talents. - Johann Rudolf Wolf
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. - Sophia Loren
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