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"Seriously, the way you rasied me it's no wonder I can't get a gig in a real night club."
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"Who ever told you you could sing?"
"He moved to Berlin to pursue something creative he would be bad at here."
" 'Over there, over there...' "
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"I spent twelve years making this. Where's MY award?"
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"Since Frank retired two years ago, he's been on the alert for some long-dormant artistic talent to develop."
"I have unfortunately linked my self-worth to something I'm not very good at."
"If he has any talent whatsoever, I'll be rich!"
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"I may be an empty suit now Crawford, but twenty years ago I was an empty leisure suit."
"We did find a creative bone in your body, but it was very untalented."
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Coaching the quarterback
"The role you're auditioning for is a struggling actress who's always boring people with how this one or that one got the part."
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"As much as we support the arts, dear, we prefer that you stay away from them."
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"Concert attendance has dropped. Your fan base has aged, sobered up, and finally realizes how untalented you really are."
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'Raymond's a frustrated composer.'
"I took up abstract after a moment of clarity, I realised I couldn't do the proper stuff."
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"It's the price of fame."
'So, did I get the job?'
"Can you play something the neighbor's dog doesn't know?"
"Gracie, that was a beautiful song...until you started playing it."
How to talk to a mathematically untalented boss.
'You think your game is bad? Yesterday, I missed a conceded putt...'
This is my son, Nigel. He'll be taking credit for all of your work.
What he lacks in ability and experience he makes up in being the chairman's son.
"...what I lack in talent, I make up for in speed."