Zitat des Tages über Talent:
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Respect talent. Get respect where respect is due, but don't be caught up in yourself where you do things obliviously and not pay attention to what is going on.
I've seen guys come along with more ability - they've been faster or bigger or stronger - but they never worked hard to develop themselves. Sometimes I've wondered what I could have done with their talent. On the other hand, the tag that I was too small and slow made me work hard.
Whether it's developers or industry veterans on the business side, top talent likes to work together.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent and the choices you make will shape your life forever.
We didn't know how to run a business, but we had dreams and talent.
Your talent is your art. It is not to be taken for granted.
I've never really viewed myself as particularly talented. I've viewed myself as slightly above average in talent.
Directing talent is very nebulous. You know, it's not in front of you like an actor's performance.
I've always considered myself to be just average talent and what I have is a ridiculous insane obsessiveness for practice and preparation.
People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
I only really cast people who are desperate to be in it - who were dying to be in it, whose talent I believed in and were dead ready to do the work that was necessary.
J has told me about his past. I know what happened and why. But he is the one person who made me believe in my talent and whatever happened in the past, he's been a wonderful manager to me.
'Roots' did show that the audience would be receptive to black talent and a black story.
Talent is something that comes from within; it has nothing to do with age.
Justin Timberlake puts you to shame, having that much talent.
I really believe that what I do as an actress is my God-given talent. This is my calling, not my career.
We talked about some of our experiences, focusing, hanging together down the stretch, important games. It's not necessarily who has the most talent but what team sticks together and executes their fundamentals the best.
Obviously, you need talent to do well in your sport, but I think hard work goes a long way. You need to be lucky within the sport too, though. In badminton, you can benefit from good draws and people getting injured.
Just as an athlete with natural gifts may fail to develop the fundamental skills necessary to play their sport after their talent fades, so people naturally disposed to faith may fail to develop the skills necessary to sustain them for a lifetime.
Women have talent and intelligence but, due to social constraints and prejudices, it is still a long distance away from the goal of gender equality.
The idea that American producers and directors are choosing black British talent to save themselves a buck or two is ridiculous - it's because we're damn good.
I'd go dance at talent shows, and because I was young I had the upper hand on a lot of other crews. People thought it was cute. I used that to my advantage.
To me, as A&R people and as managers, we're in the business of finding talent. It's no different than working with these engineers who just want to make good products.
If you're a musician, there's no instrument that can be withheld from you. If you're drawn to it, develop the talent for it.
Even Catholic parishes today are not wanting for talent. But no serious singer or organist will get anywhere near the typical music program, at least if he wants to retain his self-respect.
Nothing is so sexy in a man as talent.
If I'm an entrepreneur and I have an idea, and I don't have the development talent around me but I need to find a developer, I would do my selection just like I would with hiring an employee.
As artists, we do the work that we do. Receiving an award or not receiving an award in no way diminishes one's talent or value.
The time a movie is made is unique, not only from the talent that is available but if the public was ready for it.
I'm not a writer. I think I can write short stories and poetry, but film writing, brilliant film writing, is a talent - you can't just do it like that.
More than a half, maybe as much as two-thirds of my life as a writer is rewriting. I wouldn't say I have a talent that's special. It strikes me that I have an unusual kind of stamina.
I still care about human behavior and the art that it takes to write a good piece and to get a cast together who cares enough to put 150 percent of their talent into a project.
Talent is what you possess; genius is what possesses you.
Beowulf is not a superhero. He has a talent, very much like Clint Eastwood in 'Unforgiven.' He's very good at staying calm in the right moment, but he does bad things. It's very much about having talent in a tight spot.