talent

A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on gifts, purpose, spirituality, talent, time, and work

Meanwhile, spiritual submissiveness brings about the wiser use of our time, talents, and gifts as compared with our laboring diligently but conditionally to establish our own righteousness instead of the Lord's (D&C 1:16). After all, Lucifer was willing to work very hard, but conditionally in his own way and for his own purposes. (Moses 4;1).

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Not My Will, But Thine, pg. 94, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Mickey Rooney on devil and talent

I hear Jerry Falwell every Sunday here talking about the devil and Hollywood. . . . I'm gonna write him a letter. Hollywood wasn't built on filth and dirt - it was built on talent.

Mickey Rooney (1920 -)

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A Quote by Maya Angelou on children, ignorance, and talent

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

Maya Angelou (1928 -)

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A Quote by Marvin J. Ashton on ability, creativity, god, strength, and talent

Everything is given by God. All talent, creativity, ability, insight, and strength comes from him. In our own strength we can do nothing.

Marvin J. Ashton (1915 - 1994)

Source: Ensign, May 1990, . 67.

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A Quote by Marshall Field on character, dignity, duty, economics, improvement, influence, joy, kindness, obligation, patience, perseverance, pleasure, power, simplicity, success, talent, time, value, virtue, wisdom, and worth

Twelve Priceless Qualities of Success: 1. The value of time. 2. The success of perseverance. 3. The pleasure of working. 4. The dignity of simplicity. 5. The worth of character. 6. The power of kindness. 7. The influence of example. 8. The obligation of duty. 9. The wisdom of economy. 10. The virtue of patience. 11. The improvement of talent. 12. The joy of originating.

Marshall Field

Source: notes

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A Quote by Mark Twain on ability, books, dignity, effort, god, good, grace, home, labor, learning, pride, reason, satisfaction, spelling, and talent

I have had an aversion to good spelling for sixty years and more, merely for the reason that when I was a boy there was not a thing I could do creditably except spell according to the book. It was a poor and mean distinction, and I early learned to disenjoy it. I suppose that this is because the ability to spell correctly is a talent, not an acquirement. There is some dignity about an acquirement, because it is a product of your own labor. It is wages earned, whereas to be able to do a thing merely by the grace of God, and not by your own effort, transfers the distinction to our heavenly home - where possibly it is a matter of pride and satisfaction, but it leaves you naked and bankrupt.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Source: Additional Notes to His Autobiography, March 27, 1906

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A Quote by Margaret Fuller on admiration, ambition, genius, and talent

It is not because the touch of genius has roused genius to production, but because the admiration of genius has made talent ambitious, that the harvest is still so abundant.

Margaret Fuller (1810 - 1850)

Source: The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on charm, conceit, danger, genius, gifts, good, goodness, modesty, needs, power, and talent

You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

Source: Amy March, in Little Women, pt. 2, ch. 16, 1869.

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on charm, conceit, danger, genius, goodness, modesty, power, and talent

Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

Source: Mrs. March to her daughter Amy, in Little Women, pt. 1, ch. 7, 1868.

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A Quote by Louisa May Alcott on ambition, genius, learning, men, men and women, people, talent, time, and women

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888)

Source: Little Women, Pt. II

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