Without hard work, talent is not enough ~ Henri Mattise.


The title of this post is a quote from artist, Henri Matitise, and one that has always inspired me. Talent is a wonderful thing to have, but can be squandered by laziness, lack of enthusasim, and so on. Whatever a person’s talent is, it should be nurtured like a delicate plant, until it thrives and blossoms into a magnificent bloom.

fantasy rose

Determination and persistance should be the keywords of every writer, artist, entertainer, and so on, until goals are either achieved, or it’s time to move on to bigger and better things. Anyone, or anything that holds the artist back, should be cirumvented or sidestepped. But it’s also important to remember that compassion and respect for others must be paramount in whatever journey is undertaken.







5 Responses to “Without hard work, talent is not enough ~ Henri Mattise.”

  1. Reblogged this on Tricia Drammeh and commented:
    This article by Kate Jack is both inspiring and beautiful. Enjoy!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. katewrath1 Says:

    This is so true. Hard work and persistence are key! I couldn’t have said it better!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: