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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A sophistical rhetorician, inebriated with the exuberance of his own verbosity, and gifted with an egotistical imagination that can at all times command an interminable and inconsistent series of arguments to malign an opponent and to glorify himself.
  • Barbara Sher
    Barbara Sher
    American speaker, lifestyle coach, and author 1935-
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    ''Doing your own thing'' is a generous act. Being gifted creates obligations, which means you owe the world your best effort at the work you love. You too are a natural resource.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    A person who is gifted sees the essential point and leaves the rest as surplus.
  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
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    All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Charisma is the radiance produced by the interaction of male and female elements in a gifted personality. The charismatic woman has a masculine force and severity. The charismatic man has an entrancing female beauty. Both are hot and cold, glowing with presexual self-love.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Adam Pascal
    Adam Pascal
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    I feel like I'm a good actor, but I wouldn't call myself a gifted actor.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    I want people to bow as they see me and say he is gifted with poetry, he has seen the presence of the creator.
  • Bryce Courtenay
    Bryce Courtenay
    South African-Australian advertising director and novelist 1933-2012
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    I watch people get older and lose their intellectual acuity; you lose that sharpness, that cleanness, that brain that you worked so hard on and that you were gifted with and lose the gifts that were given.
  • Ben Saunders
    Ben Saunders
    British explorer
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    I'm not particularly gifted; I'm not genetically freakish in any sense; I'm absolutely average.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.
  • John Millington Synge
    John Millington Synge
    Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer 1871-1909
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    In the middle classes the gifted son of a family is always the poorest - usually a writer or artist with no sense for speculation - and in a family of peasants, where the average comfort is just over penury, the gifted son sinks also, and is soon a tramp on the roadside.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.
  • Alfred de Vigny
    Alfred de Vigny
    French poet 1797-1863
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    No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.
  • Sheldon Kopp
    Sheldon Kopp
    American psychotherapist and author 1929-1999
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    The guru, if he is gifted, reads the story as any bilingual person might. He does not translate-he understands.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.
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