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Been About

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.

- A. R. Ammons

Audience Began

I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.

- Aaliyah

Lesson Last

I've had my run in with trouble. Fortunately, you know, one slap on the hand is usually the last time for me... I learned my lesson.

- Aaron Carter

Learn Been

We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs.

- Aaron Siskind

Never Really

I never really learned photography.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Past Passage

The passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 represented precisely such a hope - that America had learned from its past and acted to secure a better tomorrow.

- Aberjhani

Heroes Mean

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.

- Abigail Adams

More Through

As a child, I went to peace and ERA marches on the back of my mom and grandmother. Through them I learned that I wanted to find a way to make the world a more kind, compassionate place.

- Abigail Washburn

Need Caught

One of the absolute rules I learned in the war was, don't know anything you don't need to know, because if you ever get caught they will get it out of you.

- Abraham Pais

Like How

The brain isn't like the heart. They learned how to transplant a heart. The brain is more complex.

- Adam Ant

Process Very

I've learned that for Indian people, the opportunity for us to succeed is very slim. So acting was a great tool for that. And in the process of learning about my culture, I've learned how to connect myself again to my ancestors.

- Adam Beach

How Main Thing

The main thing that I learned from my horrible job experiences was how horrible they were.

- Adam Carolla

Becoming Lot

For me, becoming a man had a lot to do with learning communication, and I learned about that by acting.

- Adam Driver

Role Applied

Something I learned in the Marine Corps that I've applied to acting is, one, taking direction, and then working with a group of people to accomplish a mission and knowing your role within that team.

- Adam Driver

Interviews Really

My mother is really the person I learned to curse from. She discourages me from saying that in interviews. But it's true.

- Adam Mansbach

Over Potent

I've learned over decades of building that a deadline is a potent tool for problem-solving.

- Adam Savage

Very Could

I learned at an early age that I could make the things that I wanted. That's a very powerful thing to realize as a kid. LEGOs were a key part of that.

- Adam Savage

Over Add

I've learned, over the years, to go after the parts where I feel I can add something.

- Adam Scott

Law Constitution

One of the things I learned in law school is that there's nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive about amending the Constitution.

- Adrian Cronauer

Disease Traitors

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

- Aeschylus

Rules Express

I learned that music should be fun and should be a way to express yourself - that there aren't really any rules.

- Agnes Obel

Love Work

One thing I've learned, in the face of all kinds of indignities, domestic workers take so much pride in their work and love the children they care for.

- Ai-jen Poo

Natural Expected

We have learned to live with unholiness and have come to look upon it as the natural and expected thing.

- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Book Cover

I've learned that you really cannot judge a book by its cover.

- Aileen Lee

Nation Japanese

The Japanese keenly learned from Western civilisation in a bid to modernize and preserve the nation.

- Akihito

Education World

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.

- Al Green

Say Like

I've learned how to measure what I say. Al Sharpton in 1986 was trying to be heard. I was a local guy and was like, 'Y'all are ignoring us.'

- Al Sharpton

Words Never

I've learned never to try and force words to come.

- Alan Garner

More Months

I learned more about acting from George Stevens in a few months than I had in my entire life up until then.

- Alan Ladd

Nature Depth

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

- Albert Camus

Education Learning

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

- Albert Einstein

Historians Use

The quarrel of the sociologists with the historians is that the latter have learned so much about how to do it that they have forgotten what to do. They have become so skilled in finding facts that they have no use for the truths that would make the facts worth finding.

- Albion W. Small

Doing Over

I worked all the time. Every moment I wasn't working, I was home with my family. I got divorced. And now I'm doing it all over again, and I've learned that the key is, I've got to work less.

- Alec Baldwin

Lose Go

I learned with 'Birdman' that it's liberating when you just lose yourself and go after something that terrifies you.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Never Ways

I learned there are ways to approach life. You can never change the events, but you can change the way you approach them.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Lose Go

I learned with 'Birdman' that it's liberating when you just lose yourself and go after something that terrifies you. The experience was so good.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

I Am One-Woman

I have learned that I am a one-woman man.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Like Read

I was like a mutant when I was a boy. I learned to read when I was four years old; it was like a miracle.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Chef About

I learned so much from 'Iron Chef' about ingredients, about the courage to put yourself out there.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

About Grew

I grew up in a house where I was a spectator to the sport of cooking. In that way, I just learned so much about what it really takes to make food.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Wife Founder

As a wife, daughter, friend, and the founder and CEO of LearnVest, my schedule is anything but simple. But I learned early on how meticulously manage my time.

- Alexa Von Tobel

Fiction Need

I quickly learned that as a fiction writer, you need the sort of details a historian or a biographer would find extraneous or useful to provide context via a footnote.

- Alexander Chee

Mind Be Careful

As a writer I've learned certain lessons. One of them is to be careful about how you put a view, and to bear in mind how easily and readily you'll be misinterpreted.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Nature Explore

The learned is happy, nature to explore; The fool is happy, that he knows no more.

- Alexander Pope

Egg Vulgar

The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.

- Alexander Pope

Think I Think

I think I've learned not to take everything so seriously and just try to focus on the work the most.

- Alexandra Daddario

Shy Still

I'm still a shy person. I've learned to put that aside on certain occasions. I have to. It's part of my job.

- Alexis Bledel

Singer Joe

For years, my dad's friend Joe was just my dad's friend. And it was only when I was 12 or 13 I learned that he was the lead singer of a band called The Clash.

- Alfie Allen

Thought Movie

I learned there's an amazing unexplored territory in terms of narrative. Before, I thought the unexplored territory was the form, the way you shoot a movie. Now, I'm learning about the beautiful marriage between form and narrative.

- Alfonso Cuaron

Book Disappears

Every time I finish a book, I forget everything I learned writing it - the information just disappears out of my head.

- Alice Hoffman

Doing Medium

What I learned from doing 'The Graduate' was it doesn't matter what the medium is... as long as the material is inspiring and the characters are well written.

- Alicia Silverstone

Strong Understand

There are so many guys that come up and have strong hearts, but they just have to understand what the consequences are and how to execute the things that they learned to make themselves successful.

- Allan Houston

Planted Hyde

I learned the power of radio watching Eleanor Roosevelt do her show. I used to go up to Hyde Park and hold her papers. I was just a messenger, but it planted the bug of radio in me.

- Allen Funt

Gift Been

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

- Allyson Felix

Fiction Read

I read everything from comics to magazines to fiction - I learned to read in English, years before being able to speak a word of it, by reading 'National Geographic.'

- Alvaro Enrigue

Winning Caught

We get so caught up in winning all the time, but it's also even more important to be a good person, so that's what I learned.

- Aly Raisman

Very Tony

Italian men age very well. That's what I've learned from Tony Danza.

- Alyssa Milano

Works Forceful

Persuasiveness is really just about getting your ideas across without being forceful. It's a skill that can be learned and is useful for anyone who works in a team environment.

- Amanda de Cadenet

History World

We learned the value of research in World War II.

- Amar Bose

Soul Having

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

- Ambrose Bierce

My Life Betty

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

- America Ferrera

Listening Doctor

As a doctor, I've learned the importance and value of listening.

- Ami Bera

Politics Never

I know I should have never got into politics. And I've learned my lesson. No more politics.

- Amitabh Bachchan

My Life Through

I tend to be really pragmatic, but ultimately tend to be attracted to people who pull me into more spontaneity. I've really learned that, through surrender, the best experiences of my life have happened.

- Amy Adams

Right Politician

I've learned in my years as a journalist that when a politician says 'That's ridiculous' you're probably on the right track.

- Amy Goodman

Begins Actual

I've learned that borders are where the actual ends, but also where the imagination and the story begins.

- Amy Purdy

Challenges Through

We've all seen that every challenge we've gone through, we've learned something from. It's not getting hung up on the challenges but figuring out how to get ahead.

- Amy Purdy

Mother Forgive

I learned to forgive myself, and that enabled me to forgive my mother as a person.

- Amy Tan

English Since

Since I learned English, I've become a motormouth!

- Ana Beatriz Barros

Mountains Reduce

What we can do now is contribute to a clearer understanding of what happened that day on Everest in the hope that the lessons to be learned will reduce the risk for others who, like us, take on the challenge of the mountains.

- Anatoli Boukreev

About Martial

When I started training martial arts, I learned about respect.

- Anderson Silva

Independent Kids

My kids learned to be independent.

- Andie MacDowell

Before Bikes

I was a daredevil before, and after I lost my sight I was the same. I loved riding bikes, scooters and horses. I even learned to box. Muhammad Ali is my hero.

- Andrea Bocelli

Stress Thoughts

It's time we learned the truth about stress. It's time we identified the thoughts that actually create our stress and learned to dismantle them one by one.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Rude How

Rude interviewers are ten a penny, and politicians have long since learned how to cope.

- Andrew Marr

Myself Kind

I found at an early age the times when I learned the most about myself was when I got thrown out there on a stage in front of a microphone when you didn't really want to be out there, where you're kind of afraid.

- Andrew Shue

I Have A Dream

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.

- Andrew Young

Kid Embraced

I had learned classical guitar when I was a kid, and I embraced it, and apparently I got good at it.

- Andy Rourke

Change Receptive

I have learned to listen and to hone my instincts to be perceptive and be receptive to change, to constantly live in ambiguity.

- Angela Ahrendts

Through Personally

I have learned to feel my way through life, personally and professionally.

- Angela Ahrendts

Play Image

I learned a lot about 3D animation from and with my dear friend Michael Hemschoot of Workerstudio. Taught me that I want to play more with animation and image manipulation. Fun stuff!

- Angela Bettis

Even Give

I've learned that even the word 'jubilee' used in connection with the Reformation can give rise to discussions.

- Angela Merkel

Big Necessary

From this experience we have learned that in a big party it is important to have the necessary and often controversial discussions on policy issues such as the health system while in opposition.

- Angela Merkel

Air England

I learned to fly a few years ago in England. It's the only place I'm completely alone - up in the air, detached from everything.

- Angelina Jolie

Grow Encourages

I've learned that we all change constantly. It's rare to find that person who is growing with you in the same way at the same time, who encourages you to grow.

- Angelina Jolie

Strong More

I have learned that there is more power in a good strong hug than in a thousand meaningful words.

- Ann Hood

May Gotta

I learned that you can accomplish so much, no matter what the limitations may be. You just gotta believe to achieve.

- Ann-Marie Campbell

Like Sure

I'm sure not afraid of success and I've learned not to be afraid of failure. The only thing I'm afraid of now is of being someone I don't like much.

- Anna Quindlen

Incredibly Makers

I have learned that documentary makers are incredibly sneaky people.

- Anna Wintour

Always Going

We have to achieve what we can, and if we haven't yet learned that we are not always going to get our way this could be frustrating.

- Anne Northup

Soul Nothing

I know nothing of God or the Devil. I have never seen a vision nor learned a secret that would damn or save my soul.

- Anne Rice

Business Insurance

My dad was in the life insurance business, so I learned about selling when I was about 14 because I started working as a secretary.

- Annette Bening

Perfect Always

I learned a long time ago that trying to micromanage the perfect vacation is always a disaster. That leads to terrible times.

- Anthony Bourdain

Everyone Through

I have learned through time that not everyone is interested in the kinds of things that fascinate me.

- Anthony Braxton

Values Come

Do not let where you come from define you, but never forget the values you learned from your close community.

- Anthony Carmona

Pain Voice

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It's a voice of pain and victory.

- Anthony Hamilton

Education Failure

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.

- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Going Filmmaker

What I learned is, don't forget who you are, because that's what's going to make you a filmmaker.

- Antoine Fuqua

Director Movie

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.

- Antonio Banderas

Forest Brazilian

I was a beach boy, and I believe I learned my songs from the birds of the Brazilian forest.

- Antonio Carlos Jobim