Talent quotes195 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)
“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.”
“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.”
“You can lose everything else, but, you can't lose your talent.”
“Women, they have minds, and they have souls, as well as just hearts. And they've got ambition, and they've got talent, as well as just beauty. I'm so sick of people saying that love is just all a woman is fit for.”
“- Bert Gordon: I don't think there's a pool player alive shoots better pool than I saw you shoot the other night at Ames. You got talent.
- Fast Eddie: So I got talent. So what beat me?
- Bert Gordon: Character.”
“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.”
“Honestly, I think I've stretched a talent which is so thin it's almost transparent over quite an unbelievable term of years.”
“Used to be, you had to have talent to get published. Now you just have to shoot people.”