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Now being in such grace and favor by reason I learned him some points of geometry and understanding of the art of mathematics with other things, I pleased him so that what I said he would not contrary.

Tags: Art, Him  ✍ Author: William Adams

In primary school in south-eastern Nigeria, I was taught that Hosni Mubarak was the president of Egypt. I learned the same thing in secondary school. In university, Mubarak was still president of Egypt. I came to assume, subconsciously, that he - and others like Paul Biya in Cameroon and Muammar Gaddafi in Libya - would never leave.

Tags: Others, School  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I've learned that to expose yourself, to reveal yourself is a test of your humanness.

Tags: Test, Yourself  ✍ Author: Isabelle Adjani

I'm very influenced by jazz drummers. I always liked drummers like Roger Taylor, Keith Moon, Ian Paice, John Densmore. I just learned from playing to those drummers.

Tags: Moon, Playing  ✍ Author: Steven Adler

I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.

Tags: Hate, Traitors  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

I used to wear more makeup, but I've learned to enjoy being natural.

Tags: Enjoy, Used  ✍ Author: Dianna Agron

When I learned how millions of children go to bed hungry, my only response was, 'What can I do to help?'

Tags: Children, Help  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

Growing up with the childhood that I had, I learned to never let a man make me feel helpless, and it also embedded a deep need in me to always stick up for women.

Tags: Deep, Women  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

I come from a pretty tough background and I learned a long time ago not to be bothered.

Tags: Pretty, Time  ✍ Author: Bob Ainsworth

Friendship... is not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.

Tags: Friendship, School  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Tags: Forget, Learning  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.

Tags: Learning, Life  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Through my illness I learned rejection. I was written off. That was the moment I thought, Okay, game on. No prisoners. Everybody's going down.

Tags: Game, Thought  ✍ Author: Lance Armstrong

I learned to walk as a baby, and I haven't had a lesson since.

Tags: Baby, Since  ✍ Author: Marilyn Monroe

It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.

Tags: Politics, Said  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

My favorite memories growing up in North Carolina were hunting and fishing with my father and brothers. There, I developed a deep appreciation for protecting land and waterways. There, I learned outdoorsmanship.

Tags: Deep, Father  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

The same expertise we learned at the autopsy table can be applied to living people who've been shot, battered, or raped. The search for trace evidence is the same.

Tags: Living, Search  ✍ Author: Louis Bacon

If I'd learned nothing else, it was this: If you want to be a great writer, be a man. If you can't be a man, write like one.

Tags: Else, Great  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

What that book does for me is give me the tools in the same way that I had the tools when I learned the regular scales or the alphabet. If you give me the tools, the syntax, and the grammar, it still doesn't tell me how to write Ulysses.

Tags: Book, Give  ✍ Author: Colin Baker

So I really began as a failed poet - although when I first wanted to be a writer, I learned to write prose by reading poetry.

Tags: Poetry, Wanted  ✍ Author: Nicholson Baker

An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.

Tags: Best, Education  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world, that is bad. But if a learned person is thus attracted, it is worse.

Tags: Bad, Education  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker
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The privilege of ruling would be in the hands of the skilled and the learned, with a wide scope left for profitable crooked deals carried on by the Jews, who would be attracted by the enormous extension of the international speculations of the national banks.

Tags: Hands, Left  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

He has only half learned the art of reading who has not added to it the more refined art of skipping and skimming.

Tags: Art, Reading  ✍ Author: Arthur Balfour

I'm a geophysicist and all my earth science books when I was a student, I had to give the wrong answer to get an A. We used to ridicule continental drift. It was something we laughed at. We learned of Marshall Kay's geosynclinal cycle, which is a bunch of crap.

Tags: Give, Science  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

I did my first movie, 'The Mambo Kings,' in America without speaking the language. I learned the lines phonetically. I had an interpreter actually just to understand directions from my director.

Tags: America, Understand  ✍ Author: Antonio Banderas

I've seen and learned enough to keep my music fresh and spread out.

Tags: Enough, Music  ✍ Author: Lloyd Banks

Genius - to know without having learned; to draw just conclusions from unknown premises; to discern the soul of things.

Tags: Genius, Soul  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned how to win.

Tags: Win, Winners  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it.

Tags: Enjoy, Life  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Well, I started writing songs about three years ago when I learned to play the guitar, but I've been singing since I was eleven.

Tags: Guitar, Writing  ✍ Author: Colbie Caillat

I haven't learned to be politically correct yet.

Tags: Correct  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

I have learned, as a rule of thumb, never to ask whether you can do something. Say, instead, that you are doing it. Then fasten your seat belt. The most remarkable things follow.

Tags: Ask, Whether  ✍ Author: Julia Cameron

I learned from different guys I played with, too. The key was probably three people: The good Lord, the offensive linemen I played with and great fullbacks that could block very well.

Tags: Good, Great  ✍ Author: Earl Campbell

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

Tags: Nature, Winter  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

The one excellent thing that can be learned from a lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.

Tags: Done, Him  ✍ Author: George Washington Carver

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn't because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.

Tags: Children, Parenting  ✍ Author: Bill Cosby

I want 'Flesh Of My Flesh' to be like my connection to the community, I want to say what's on my peoples' minds, soak up all their pain. I've learned that when I take it all in, I can make one brotha's pain be understood by the world.

Tags: Minds, Pain  ✍ Author: DMX

One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned.

Tags: Else, Someone  ✍ Author: Willem Dafoe

I was about twenty and the Beatles were meditating and I heard about it and they had a center in New York and I came to the center and I learned about it.

Tags: Heard, York  ✍ Author: Salvador Dali

I had me jaw broken, and so my chin stuck way out. That's how I became tough - I learned to pick up anything and fight back.

Tags: Fight, Tough  ✍ Author: Roger Daltrey

The one thing I learned the most about acting is it takes a tremendous amount of courage to go there and stand still. It takes courage and guts to step out of your mind frame and depict something.

Tags: Courage, Mind  ✍ Author: Carson Daly

For Ripley I learned to play some songs on the piano, and I never really played them again.

Tags: Again, Songs  ✍ Author: Matt Damon

When I was a kid, I was one of those really obnoxious 'oooh oooh' girls, with my hand up in the air constantly. I've learned over the years that that's not so attractive, so I've censored that.

Tags: Hand, Kid  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

The Lord taught me to love everybody, but the last ones I learned to love were the sportswriters.

Tags: Last, Love  ✍ Author: Alvin Dark

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

Tags: History, Learning  ✍ Author: Charles Darwin

When I passed the age of 50, I learned how to control my emotions.

Tags: Age, Control  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Darwish

I learned the first night that IHOP's not the place to order fish.

Tags: Night, Place  ✍ Author: Larry David

Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.

Tags: Character, Help  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

I learned compassion from being discriminated against. Everything bad that's ever happened to me has taught me compassion.

Tags: Bad, Compassion  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

Tags: Education, Hope  ✍ Author: Walt Disney

My mother knew how to read music and everything. But I just kinda learned off of records. And so, I was listening to records and I'd play 'em over and over.

Tags: Mother, Music  ✍ Author: Clint Eastwood

How can you defy fear? Fear is a human instinct, just like hunger. Whether you like it or not, you become hungry. Similarly with fear. But I have learned to train myself to live with this fear.

Tags: Fear, Human  ✍ Author: Shirin Ebadi

A poem is learned by heart and then not again repeated. We will suppose that after a half year it has been forgotten: no effort of recollection is able to call it back again into consciousness.

Tags: After, Heart  ✍ Author: Hermann Ebbinghaus

No matter how thoroughly a person may have learned the Greek alphabet, he will never be in a condition to repeat it backwards without further training.

Tags: May, Training  ✍ Author: Hermann Ebbinghaus

On the basis of the familiar experience that that which is learned with difficulty is better retained, it would have been safe to prophesy such an effect from the greater number of repetitions.

Tags: Experience, Number  ✍ Author: Hermann Ebbinghaus

Series of syllables which have been learned by heart, forgotten, and learned anew must be similar as to their inner conditions at the times when they can be recited.

Tags: Heart, Times  ✍ Author: Hermann Ebbinghaus

The relation of repetitions for learning and for repeating English stanzas needs no amplification. These were learned by heart on the first day with less than half of the repetitions necessary for the shortest of the syllable series.

Tags: Heart, Learning  ✍ Author: Hermann Ebbinghaus

But through experience I learned to control my body and locate the ball.

Tags: Control, Experience  ✍ Author: Dennis Eckersley

Oh, yeah. I know Dizzy. For years he's been my buddy way, way, way back. Dizzy is one of the most astute guys and one of the most learned guys in the world and knows exactly what he's doing musically.

Tags: Guys, Knows  ✍ Author: Billy Eckstine

It's important to be gentle about my routines. I've learned that the hard way. When I'm really stressed out, I can take it out on my body and hurt myself. Sometimes I need to be as loving and soft with myself as possible. I've had to learn how to pay attention. It's a kind of mind-set.

Tags: Hard, Hurt  ✍ Author: Lisa Edelstein

I was hesitant to go around and shake hands, just go up and stick my hand out to strangers. Then I learned to stick my hand out.

Tags: Hand, Hands  ✍ Author: Jim Edgar

I was wrong to vote for this war. Unfortunately, I'll have to live with that forever. And the lesson I learned from it is to put more faith in my own judgment.

Tags: Faith, War  ✍ Author: John Edwards

I've grown up a lot, I'm on my own, and I've learned some valuable life lessons.

Tags: Life, Valuable  ✍ Author: Zac Efron

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University and learned within 24 hours to be ready to speak at the drop of a hat, and I learned something more, the trustees were expected to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.

Tags: President, Speak  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

I never really learned the value of money. My father didn't spoil me, but I think my grandparents did.

Tags: Father, Money  ✍ Author: Britt Ekland

My mom was a seamstress, and I wish I'd learned to sew because I'm obsessed with 'Project Runway!'

Tags: Mom, Wish  ✍ Author: Carmen Electra

So I've learned in the past, if a company approaches me and they want something like this, or something like that that I've done and I turn them down, they're going to do it anyhow.

Tags: Done, Past  ✍ Author: Danny Elfman

I can't say I can foresee the future and tell the stars, you know. But I do have an understanding for my own reality, just elements and things that I've learned from.

Tags: Future, Reality  ✍ Author: Jenna Elfman

I never learned to cook; I was a little spoiled as far as that's concerned.

Tags: Concerned, Far  ✍ Author: Hector Elizondo

The boys of my people began very young to learn the ways of men, and no one taught us; we just learned by doing what we saw, and we were warriors at a time when boys now are like girls.

Tags: Men, Time  ✍ Author: Hector Elizondo

On becoming more acquainted with the word of the Bible, I began to understand so much more of what I had been taught, and of what I had learned about life and about the people in mine.

Tags: Life, Understand  ✍ Author: Duke Ellington

Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They're only powerful when you got your back turned.

Tags: Dealing, Powerful  ✍ Author: Eminem

Everyone has a different path. I knew no one in the acting industry growing up. I never did a play until college. I was not outspoken when I was younger and I hated being the center of attention. But I had a dream of being an actor. I went to NYU and studied theatre. I learned a craft. And began my career straight out of college.

Tags: Career, Path  ✍ Author: Peter Facinelli

I've also learned to no longer feel guilty if I'm invited out and don't want to go. If I start to say to myself, 'What's wrong with you that you're staying in five nights in a row to watch 'Forensic Files' instead of going out with your friends' I remind myself that it's what I need to do for myself at that point.

Tags: Friends, Wrong  ✍ Author: Edie Falco

The common misconception is that as an actress you have to learn what you're doing. No, you just have to make the audience think you've learned it.

Tags: Common, Learn  ✍ Author: Edie Falco

When I was living in China, I learned to make things hyper-explicit because often they were being read by people whose command of English kept them from picking up what I thought were obvious signals.

Tags: Living, Thought  ✍ Author: James Fallows

I've learned that I need to spell out, even in cases seemingly so blatant, that in fact I am not taking this at face value and am being 'sarcastic.'

Tags: Face, Fact  ✍ Author: James Fallows

I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards. If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.

Tags: Game, Hard  ✍ Author: Juan Manuel Fangio

I learned to read at two. I was in a Montessori school and they teach you to read really, really young.

Tags: School, Young  ✍ Author: Dakota Fanning

I just worked with Sofia Coppola and that was amazing. I learned so much from her. I can't even describe how much fun I had.

Tags: Amazing, Fun  ✍ Author: Elle Fanning

For although Claudius had been accused of gambling and drunkenness, not only were no worse sins laid to his charge, but he had successfully established some claim to being considered a learned man.

Tags: Gambling, Worse  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

I learned to love dance for its own sake.

Tags: Dance, Love  ✍ Author: Suzanne Farrell

I just feel I'm on a different page from the reviewers, so I've learned not to care about them too much.

Tags: Care, Page  ✍ Author: Bobby Farrelly

Yes, actually ever since I saw his films and tried to write about them, Sirk's been in everything I've done. Not Sirk himself, but what I've learned from his work.

Tags: Done, Work  ✍ Author: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

In the last century, as we learned more about genes, we were able to devise ways of accelerating evolution.

Tags: Able, Last  ✍ Author: Roger Federer

The things I learned from the army - and I think it was a lesson for life - was how to work in unison with other people. How to take responsibility.

Tags: Life, Work  ✍ Author: Oded Fehr

After college, I wanted to learned about myself as an American, so I left the United States and went to Japan.

Tags: After, Wanted  ✍ Author: Bruce Feiler

I have learned that track doesn't define me. My faith defines me. I'm running because I have been blessed with a gift.

Tags: Blessed, Faith  ✍ Author: Allyson Felix

Some people think that English poetry begins with the Anglo-Saxons. I don't, because I can't accept that there is any continuity between the traditions of Anglo-Saxon poetry and those established in English poetry by the time of, say, Shakespeare. And anyway, Anglo-Saxon is a different language, which has to be learned.

Tags: Poetry, Time  ✍ Author: James Fenton

I've learned to be more accepting of myself. I'm 37, not 18, and I've got the lines to prove it. I try to remind myself that a girl can have it all, just not all at once.

Tags: Girl, Try  ✍ Author: Rio Ferdinand

I've learned to suck in my stomach when photographers are around. I used to read gossip magazines all the time, but I stopped when I started being written about in them and read incredible lies about myself.

Tags: Gossip, Time  ✍ Author: Rio Ferdinand

As an architect, I learned to think and express myself on flat forms, on paper, and to imagine the contour of the lines of a design.

Tags: Design, Imagine  ✍ Author: Gianfranco Ferre

In the fourth grade, I learned how to fake walking into a door. You know, you hit it with your hand and snap your head back. The girls loved it.

Tags: Door, Fake  ✍ Author: Will Ferrell

If I learned anything from Betty coming into my life, it's to just be open to all the things that come along.

Tags: Life, Open  ✍ Author: America Ferrera

There are a lot of things that can be learned from the darker corners of athletics. You have doctors who view bodybuilders as cavalier amateurs of science. And then you have the bodybuilders who view the doctors as too conservative to do anything interesting. So I've tried to become the middleman for putting some of those pieces together.

Tags: Science, Together  ✍ Author: Timothy Ferriss

Well, first of all, I grew up in New York City, going to first a public school, then a private school, and when I got to the private school in Manhattan, I learned of what we called 'The Promised Land,' which are the Hamptons. I've always had an affinity for the Hamptons.

Tags: Public, School  ✍ Author: Mark Feuerstein

I've learned that being a celebrity is like being a sacrificial lamb. At some point, no matter how high the pedestal that they put you on, they're going to tear you down.

Tags: Matter, Put  ✍ Author: Megan Fox

I wouldn't have wanted to miss the opportunity to make those three films that didn't do well. They were really important to me, and the things I learned doing them were important to me.

Tags: Three, Wanted  ✍ Author: Michael J. Fox

A learned blockhead is a greater blockhead than an ignorant one.

Tags: Greater, Ignorant  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin
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