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Some people appear to be more meager in talent than they are, just because the tasks they set themselves are always too great.
A best-seller is the gilded tomb of a mediocre talent.
Talent counts thirty percent; appearance counts seventy.
One would wonder to hear skeptical men disputing for the reason of animals, and telling us it is only our pride and prejudices tha ...
Talent isn't genius, and no amount of energy can make it so. I want to be great, or nothing. I won't be a commonplace dauber, so I ...
Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, th ...
To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.
...talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
There are big men, men of intellect, intellectual men, men of talent and men of action; but the great man is difficult to find, an ...
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