Art Beat: Talent to me | Arts & Entertainment

Hi, my name is Jacob Mann. I cover the Art Beat for the Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman.

There’s a lot said about talent, whether it’s talking about something innate, something you’re born with, or something you have to work at. Is talent purely laying in wait within or is it something you can only achieve through tireless hours of training? Perhaps it’s somewhere in between, like a diamond in the rough.

Here’s 12 quotes illuminating on the subject:

“Talent is like electricity. We don’t understand electricity. We use it.”

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will

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