Talent quotes202 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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“The world is too competitive. There are too many talented people who are willing to work hard; and a buttload of morons who are untalented, who are more than willing to surpass you.”
“I am not crazy. I am unique.”
“Those average kids, they’re all loved, in their way. I can see how you may be drawn to it, from time to time. Their small lives. Not too dangerous. Not too exciting. They’re where they belong. And maybe you feel like you’re like them. But really, you’re not. You live in another world entirely. They just look like you. But if you truly want to go...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Louis B. Mayer-These are the people who send us our profits, who send us your wages. I make movies, Judy, but it’s your job to give those people dreams. The economy’s in the gutter, and they pay for you. And I’ll tell you something else. In every one of those towns, believe me, there’s a girl who’s prettier than you. Maybe their nose is a little...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Louis B. Mayer-Still, I’m told you’re unhappy.
Young Judy-Well, no, sir, not unhappy. I’d just maybe like a little more time.
Louis B. Mayer-Time? For what?
Young Judy-I don’t know. Maybe to go to the pictures like those other girls do.
Louis B. Mayer-The thing is, those other girls will grow up to be cashiers, and farmers wives, and elementary...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Belle-Papa, do you think I’m odd?
Maurice-Odd? My daughter, odd? Where did you get an idea like that?
Belle-I don’t know. People talk.
Maurice-This is a small village, you know. Small minded as well. But small also means safe. Even back in Paris, I knew a girl like you, who was so ahead of her time. So different. People mocked her. Until the day...” (continue)(continue reading)