The first thing I learned about having money was that it gives you choices. People don’t want to be rich. They want to be able to choose. The richer you are, the more choices you...
Nobody black had learned anything from the ‘Letter from the Birmingham Jail’ or from the ‘I Have a Dream’ speech. That was a revelation of white people.
When I started, I was told that, for all intents and purposes, I was playing a human, which made it easier. Until they told me, ‘Grace, you’re a Cylon, she wouldn’t do that.’ And later,...
They have learned that resistance is actually possible. The holds are beginning to slip away.
I don’t know if it’s a actor thing or just growing as an adult, but the best thing I’ve learned is that everyone wants to do a great job, and everyone wants you to do...
From my father, I learned the importance of working sincerely at things to which I had committed myself, and to persevere untiringly even in the face of little progress.
I think ‘The Sunset Tree’ is really the album on which I really learned to trust other musicians, which is so important.
I’ve been a model for 15 years, and I’ve been on ‘Top Chef’ for eight seasons, and before that I had other cooking shows, so I’ve learned a thing or two about how to camouflage...
I used to rely on black-and-white, and while I was working on ‘Smile,’ I learned to adapt to color on my end.
I’ve learned that one thing about my life that is certain is trouble.
What we’ve learned is that if you can make the right decision in the supermarket aisle, it’s a heck of a lot easier to make a good decision when you reach in your cupboard when...
Well, I’ve learned something from Michael Robison just about maximizing your shots. For example, if I’m shooting a scene and someone’s driving at the wheel, you could steal an insert in the same shot.
—Anthony Michael Hall
We didn’t do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned, given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan, a major U.S. force on the ground would convince the world we were in...
I had some big ups and downs when I was in my 20s and the one thing I learned was, no matter how low it gets, something good will come along – something always comes...
What I learned about acting is that you become the character, like I became ‘Timothy Green.’
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...
I think I’ve learned the difference between the things I can control and the things I can’t control. And hopefully, by doing the things I can control well, I’ll have more favor in the other...
I don’t have to muzzle myself when I’m a civilian. When you’re a governor, you kind of have to do it, because you represent the whole state. You have to leave your personal opinions to...
Education is very important, and the botanical garden is the place to do that. I grew up in a semi-rural area and learned from that being my playground.
Everything I learned about the Great Depression was from a college textbook.
I was also very lucky to be a teammate of two of the greatest players to have ever played the game. I learned very early on by playing for Frank Robinson and with Henry Aaron...
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...
I have learned from Twitter that you get that instant feedback about what people think about what you did.
So you’ll teach me?” Val asked.Ravus nodded agin. “I will make you as terrible as you desire.””I don’t want to be – ,” she started, but he held up his hand.”I know you’re very brave,”...
When I worked with wildlife a lot in the Eighties and Nineties, I learnt the meaning of patience. And when I worked with trees, I learned the meaning of humility.
I learned you have to fight for yourself in the picture business.
I started blogging in 2006 when I had sold my first novel but it had not yet been published, in those anxious months in between while I learned the whole process.
I’ve learned that for many people, change is uncomfortable. Maybe they want to go through it, and they can see the benefit of it, but at a gut level, change is uncomfortable.
I went to Huddersfield University Business School. That’s where I learned my trade.
Short fiction is the medium I love the most, because it requires that I bring everything I’ve learned about poetry – the concision, the ability to say something as vividly as possible – but also...
It was from them that I learned that hard work in stable surroundings could yield rewards, even if only in infinitesimally small increments.
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
Working on such a big film was amazing. I learned a lot. There weren’t too many stunts, just some doubling.
If there was anything that I learned with my own writing process, maybe there’s too many choices what to write about. Just the amount of subject matter in the world these days; maybe that feels...
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.’
As a person, I have never been discourteous or nasty to anybody. I may have stood my ground a bit too directly, a bit too firmly, and I believe I have, over a number of...
Something I’ve learned being in this industry for so long is that if you want to work with somebody, call them up. Very few musicians have any illusions about genre boundaries. They are useful descriptive...
I think the most important thing is you have to learn to love auditioning, which I have definitely learned to love. It’s going to be a huge part of your career, even if you’re right...
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...
I wouldn’t mind going somewhere and taking a president position and signing acts and taking the attention off of me and taking what I’ve learned in my career and applying that to another person’s.
In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on...
I come from a pretty tough background and I learned a long time ago not to be bothered.
I’ve always been completely autocratic. I’ve never learned to be diplomatic or democratic.
The most painful thing about mathematics is how far away you are from being able to use it after you have learned it.
I think the most important leadership lessons I’ve learned have to do with understanding the context in which you are leading. Universities are places with enormously distributed authority and many different sorts of constituencies, all...
Why, he was so handsome and brave that no one would ever have suspected that he was bookish!
I learned how to draw from being bored in school. I would doodle on the margins of my paper.
I’ve been lucky enough to work with extraordinary teachers along the way, and I’m excited to share what I’ve learned with graduate students at SNHU. I’m just as excited for what I’ll learn from them.
In the last century, as we learned more about genes, we were able to devise ways of accelerating evolution.
It would take me three or four lifetimes to do everything I want. I’m a Brooklyn boy who learned to hustle, and I have to do something every day or I get the guilties.
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