Talent quotes209 talent quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
“Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. You must be able to sustain yourself against staggering blows. There is no code of conduct to help beginners. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.”
“Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.”
“Your belief that you have no talent is the ultimate vanity. If you have no talent then you have no limits, it's all an act of will. Your heart can probably pump more blood than anyone else's on earth, and that takes talent. The bones in your feet are so strong, it'd take a sledgehammer to break 'em. Be thankful for your limits, Pre, they're...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It's one thing for other people to see potential in you, and it's quite another for you to understand that and see it in yourself.”
“A big part of life is realizing what you're good at.”
“Talent comes everywhere. Everybody's talented, fucking everyone in this bar is talented at one thing or another. But having something to say and a way to say it so that people listen to it, that's a whole other bag. And unless you get out and you try to do it, you'll never know. That's just the truth. And there's one reason we're supposed to be...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't have a lot of respect for talent. Talent is genetic. It's what you do with it that counts.”
“- Mickey: You had the talent to become a good fighter, but instead of that, you become a legbreaker to some cheap, second rate loanshark!
- Rocky: It's a living.
- Mickey: It's a waste of life!”
“- Jack Bolton: You're the playmaker... not a singer... right?
- Troy Bolton: Did you ever think that maybe I could be both?”
“It's not dying I'm talking about, it's living.”
“Thanks guys, you got a lot of... a lot of... well, whatever it is, you got a lot of it.”
“People tend to enjoy what they’re really good at.”
Wish the hell I was your dad. You wouldn't be goin' around talkin' about takin' these stupid shop courses if I was. It's like God gave you something, man, all those stories you can make up. And He said, "This is what we got for ya, kid. Try not to lose it". Kids lose everything unless there's someone there to look out for them. And if your... (continue)(continue reading)
“You have a gift for language, Mr. Riley. But talent is a common thing. People waste it every day. They abuse it. They take it for granted. Success comes not from what God has given you but what you do with it. It's really up to you.”
“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”
“- Eddie Arkadian: Where are you gonna go, Angie? Without me, you're nothing! Without that outfit, you're just another no-talent dental hygiene school drop-out from Kew Gardens getting by on her tits!
- Angela Viracco: And in the end, Eddie, you know what? You're nothing but a misguided midget asshole with dreams of ruling the world. Yeah, also...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do.”
“Method acting? Mine involves a lot of talent, a glass, and some cracked ice.”
“I think it helps get auditions that are high profile, but you still have to prove yourself.”
“I’m Good At Everything, except The Things I Can’t Do.”
“Surrounded by the exceptional, it's easy to feel unexceptional.”
“I could be a famous pop star too if I had talent and hair extensions.”