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...
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.
When I was four or five years old, my grandfather showed me how to build things, paint, saw. Through years of fixing bikes, repairing lawn mowers, I learned how things work.
The poet exposes himself to the risk. All that has been said about poetry, all that he has learned about poetry, is only a partial assurance.
After college, I wanted to learned about myself as an American, so I left the United States and went to Japan.
Some people are born with very little; some are fortunate enough to have it all. When I grew up, we didn’t have much. I had to hustle to get what I wanted… but I had...
We can make life in the computer. Granted, it’s limited, but we have learned what it takes in order to actually construct it.
In fact, my son learned his first swear word from E.T. at age five. The way I look at it, E.T. stole a bit of my son’s childhood.
From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known; our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one – absolutely no one – is above...
‘The Next Wave’ started as a drawing for a new silkscreen fine art print. I ended up doing the prints digitally because the water-based inks were better for the environment than the oil based inks....
—John Van Hamersveld
I’ve learned the hard way at the national level that any erroneous statement will very quickly be magnified. So, as someone who talks for a living, I’ve learned to check, double-check and triple-check my sources.
We played for peanuts. But we did what we wanted to do, we heard what we wanted to hear, we performed what we wanted to perform, we learned what we wanted to learn.
I’ve been lucky. I’ve met a lot of baseball people, and I’ve learned to value people who talk – people who talk well and in long sentences and even long paragraphs.
Don’t do this and don’t do that. ‘Don’t do’ is all what I’ve been taught. I thought for a long time that I’ve came to this life not to do anything.
In some ways, what I learned is that you can take a character and breathe with them, and it’s up to the audience to interpret rather than you putting moral stamp on the character.
I learned not to blink in a close-up or move your head at all, because if you did, they wouldn’t use it.
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...
I’ve learned to treat celebrities as equals and just kind of meet them and admire their work, but I definitely could not breathe when I met Johnny Depp and James Franco.
I’m at my best when I’m working. I just recently learned how to find balance and deal with downtime and take advantage of it.
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.
I have always fought for ideas – until I learned that it isn’t ideas but grief, struggle, and flashes of vision which enlighten.
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.
With ‘Elect the Dead,’ I learned how to make a rock record without a rock band and make the rock record I’ve always wanted to make.
I’ve learned that in the theater the story is everything. Every lyric, every line and every musical gesture has to propel the journey of a given character or the overall plot.
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.
Every great player has learned the two Cs: how to concentrate and how to maintain composure.
My mother was a jazz fanatic and she wanted me to play the piano so I could play jazz tunes. I wish I had learned but I was too busy getting into trouble!
One of the major jobs of the Harvard president is to choose the deans. I’ve had the opportunity to choose a considerable number of deans already, so I’ve learned a lot in the process in...
Perhaps we just need little reminders from time to time that we are already dignified, deserving, worthy. Sometimes we don’t feel that way because of the wounds and the scars we carry from the past...
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.
Ten percent of the American population thinks that Barack Obama is a Muslim. Those are the people that have not learned the skill of filtering information from the vast barrage of inaccurate information that we’re...
Many poets in Iran have learned to speak almost a secret language, where political issues are talked about in allegorical ways.
My lessons didn’t come at my father’s knee. Like all good lessons, they were learned from example.
I think that ‘Degrassi’ really challenged its actors. I was on it for seven years, and it was one of my first jobs. I can’t even watch the early episodes – they’re so embarrassing! But...
I learned French in Tunis, along with Arabic. I also learned French history. I knew the entire history of the kings of France. And I was fascinated by Versailles.
When I did Inherit the Wind, I learned about teaching school. I also found out what a fundamentalist was.
Eating well was something I learned as I started to be successful and had to travel and perform concerts, which are an intense cardio workout.
I spent 11 years at ‘The Daily Show,’ and I learned everything there about how to write funny, how to write funny on topic.
I’ve tested life and I’ve learned what works for me.
What I learned very quickly is that if you get it right in the first two or three takes, it’s not going to get that much better.
I have learned in fashion to be a little savage.
The main thing that I learned from editing is that most people, when they’re making a film, they start too early into the story. They will try to set up the characters, they will try...
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