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One needs more than ambition and talent to make a success of anything, real

One needs more than ambition and talent to make a success of anything, really. There must be love and a vocation.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and

The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent.

Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

It is the combination of reasonable talent and the ability to keep going in

It is the combination of reasonable talent and the ability to keep going in the face of defeat that leads to success.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to chang

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right plac

Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: 'Are your ready?'
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationsh

A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationship with Bill Clinton. You first meet him and you're overwhelmed by his talent. He's so energetic and articulate and full of ideas and he calls himself a congenital optimist and tha
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relat

The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire, and persistence. Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his tal

The romantic idea is that everybody around a writer must suffer for his talent. I think a writer is a citizen of humanity, part of his nation, part of his family. He may have to make some compromises.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing

What Romantic terminology called genius or talent or inspiration is nothing other than finding the right road empirically, following one's nose, taking shortcuts.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Talent is a by-product of education the quality of a country's human capita

Talent is a by-product of education the quality of a country's human capital depends on it.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago