Successful Investing takes time, discipline and patience. No matter how great the talent or effort, some things just take time: You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.— Warren Buffett
Genuine Great Talent quotations
Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
Our Lord needs from us neither great deeds nor profound thoughts.
Neither intelligence nor talents. He cherishes simplicity.
You have to believe you're great. You have to have an air about you. My success wasn't because I was a great talent, but because I wanted it more than anybody else. Every minute I step on that field, I want to prove I'm the best player in the league.
Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself.
That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent.
Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.
I believe in nurturing creativity and offering a haven for creators, enabling them to develop their ideas to the fullest. With more and more talented creators being drawn to Cirque in an environment that fulfills them, these are ideal to continue developing great new shows.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
I started in London, as a kid. My mother knew I had sort of an inbred talent. She was an actress, so I inherited it from her. But I think I got a lot of it from my grandfather, who was a great politician.
No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time.
I'm a great believer in the character of the club.
To me, character has a lot to do with how you compete. That creates urgency and toughness. That elevates the talent that you have.
Attitude determines how well you do it.
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has a wonderful feel for Cuban music. He's also paid tribute my talent a bit, even though I don't know half of what he knows.
There are certain things that we take for granted that simply would not have existed without the great migration. Motown, for example, would not have existed - it simply would not, because Berry Gordy, the founder of it, his parents had migrated from Georgia to Detroit where he founded Motown, and where did he get his talent?
Conceit spoils the finest genius?and the great charm of all power is modesty.
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
But I'm also talented and I know when I created something great and Perfect Night is something great, no doubt, no but.
Don't assume you have to be extraordinary to be used by God.
You don't have to have exceptional gifts, talents, abilities, or connections. God specializes in using ordinary people whose limitations and weaknesses make them ideal showcases for His greatness and glory.
Seventy-five percent of great art is hard work only about twenty-five percent is great talent.
I was opposed to doing TV for a long time because I thought the quality of writing wasn't very strong, as opposed to film, but there's been a shift in term of the quality of scripts. HBO has attracted a tremendous amount of great writing talent.
Talent like Michael's is rare. I feel so privileged to have known him and so look forward to honouring his memory in what is going to be the biggest and only tribute to this great showman.
It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likeness to Jesus.
A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God.
I just really enjoy the process of working with other talented, creative people.
There's great power in bringing diverse points of view together. It can be incredibly stimulating.
Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
The life's story of great geniuses is a sad one, without much tangible reward, which does not inspire future generations to face a similar fate. Alas also, it stands to reason why so many talent will not come to sparkle on the artistic firmanent.
Why has God given me such magnificent talent? It is a curse as well as a great blessing.
You don't have enough talent to win on talent alone.
Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.
I sincerely believe that there is nothing truly great in any man or woman except their character, their willingness to move beyond the realm of self and into a greater realm of selflessness. Giving back is the ultimate talent in life. That is the greatest trophy on my mantel.
The repetition of small efforts will accomplish more than the occasional use of great talents.
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Joan Crawford is doubtless the best example of the flapper, the girl you see in smart night clubs, gowned to the apex of sophistication, toying iced glasses with a remote, faintly bitter expression, dancing deliciously, laughing a great deal, with wide, hurt eyes. Young things with a talent for living.