“Talent is an interesting animal. Where does it come from? You can be very talented and have no self-confidence and you will never creative intelligence morten harknet utter a word or sing a note.

“That bird will never fly, because it doesn’t dare to do it. It has a stronger voice in it that tells it that if it leaps out of the nest it will plummet to the ground and die.

“So I’m not sure any more if talent is something that’s just sprinkled on some people. I think we all possess a lot more than we are aware of.

“And that it is whether you believe that you do, and you try and open that thing in you, that is the main difference between flying — or not.”

From Wisdom: Lessons From Successful Lives (Psychologies Magazine).

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