Talent quotes185 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.”
“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.”
“The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”
“Method acting? Mine involves a lot of talent, a glass, and some cracked ice.”
“Used to be, you had to have talent to get published. Now you just have to shoot people.”
“I am sick and tired of acting. I want to make decisions at production level. I have tried to fight the system and do things my way, but I haven't been able to. Now I feel that whatever talent I may have had is gone. The time has come to move on.”
“It doesn’t matter anymore if you’re Michelangelo, or if you’re Mikey and Angelo from New Brighton. All that matters is that you have an angle.”
“A big part of life is realizing what you're good at.”
“Not even the best magician in the world can produce a rabbit out of a hat if there is not already a rabbit in the hat.”
“I'm acting when I serve as a hostess, when I run my wig business. I was born to act, and life itself is the greatest part.”
“The entertainment industry is loaded with extraordinarily talented people. But the true, genuine originals, they're rare.”
“Your talent is in your choice.”
“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)
“It's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do.”
“Do they train you to be this vague, or is it a gift?”
“- Seals’ Admiral Burns: It’s rumored, Amanda, that some of them have abilities.
- Amanda Waller: Oh, yeah. I have seen things. Maybe Superman was some kind of beacon for them to creep back from the shadows.”
“- Aldous Snow: Maybe you can have Rachel and Sarah, they got along alright at dinner.
- Peter Bretter: I'm not that kind of guy and even if I was I don't think I have the sexual competency to pull that off.
- Aldous Snow: Yeah its a gift.”