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Re: A muse on Talent

by dimar (Curate)
on Apr 07, 2006 at 18:47 UTC ( #541953=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to A muse on Talent

Talent is the ineffable quality that cannot be classified as the mere cumulative result of hours and hours of practice.


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Re^2: A muse on Talent
by wazoox (Prior) on Apr 08, 2006 at 21:30 UTC
    This sounds in contradiction with the word from Edison "Genius is 10% inspiration, 90% transpiration". I've found actually that the most talented people I know are those who are able to focus extremely tightly on their work : being able to spend 8 hours a day for two months working on the same 5 minutes piano sonata isn't given to everyone, especially not to me :) and that does a hell of a difference.

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