“A musician must make his music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to ultimately be at peace with himself.” – Abraham Maslow

“Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation.” These two, talents and the needs of the world, are the great wake-up calls to your true vocation in life. To ignore either is, in some sense, to lose your soul. – Laurence Boldt, Zen and the Art of Making a Living

“Michael Jordan plays ball, Charles Manson kills people. I talk. Everyone has a talent.” – Thank You For Smoking (2005)

“As the martial artist and actor Bruce Lee said, ‘I fear not the man who has practiced ten thousand kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick ten thousand times.'” – Daniel Coyle, The Little Book of Talent