Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 198
Want Always

I'm always studying my craft because I want to be the best at what I do.

- Aaron Carter

Documents Though

Catholic schools in Indonesia routinely accept non-Catholic students, but exempt them from studying religion. Obama's school documents, though, wrongly list him as being Indonesian.

- Aaron Klein

Mirror Having

As a kid, I'd go into the bathroom when I was having a tantrum. I'd be in the bathroom crying, studying myself in the mirror. I was preparing for future roles.

- Adam Sandler

Start Mature

As you mature, you start reading and studying and researching, you start to really know what life is about.

- Afrika Bambaataa

Love Doing

Studying is something I really love doing, and I just hope to have enough money for tuition.

- Alexandra Kosteniuk

Other Having

I had no real experience studying acting; I came to it having done other things for a living for many, many years, and I have this gigantic respect for experience and technique.

- Ali MacGraw

Hours Six

When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time. Three hours a day is not even nice - you have to put in six.

- Alicia Keys

University Mum

I did a term at Cambridge University studying medicine, so I could potentially have followed in Mum and Dad's footsteps and become a doctor.

- Alistair Brownlee

Learning Abroad

Cross-cultural learning and studying abroad can be transformative.

- Amal Clooney

Love Study

You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.

- Anatole France

Been About A Year

I've been studying on my own. I'm not really trained. I went to school for about a year and a half. I never really studied music, but, I mean, I did. I studied for two years, maybe.

- Andrew Wyatt

Small Always

I've always enjoyed studying the small clues that indicate a particular class level.

- Anne Tyler

My Own Own

I started studying mythology, just on my own. Joseph Campbell, mysticism.

- Antoine Fuqua

Real Frequently

I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.

- Arthur Conan Doyle

Films Film School

We were studying at Newport Film School, and I found that the only way for me to make films - because you need people and you need equipment - was that I had to be a student.

- Asif Kapadia

Making Patients

I had the opportunity of making necropsies on patients dead from malignant fever and of studying the melanaemia, i.e., the formation of black pigment in the blood of patients affected by malaria.

- Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran

Books Shows

I didn't have time for talent shows and stuff like that. I was into books and studying real hard.

- Cheryl Lynn

Book Sings

The title 'Now He Sings, Now He Sobs' comes from 'I Ching,' an ancient Chinese book that I was into in the '60s when I was studying different philosophies and religions.

- Chick Corea

Thoughts Very

I started putting down my thoughts on paper out of loneliness while I was studying in America. I was very close to my grandfather, and when he died, I couldn't visit home. I started scribbling those thoughts.

- Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Very Closely

Psychology and acting are very closely linked. It's just about studying people and how they work. It can be an incredible discipline and exercise.

- Claire Danes

Been Comics

I was an 'Ironman' fan. It was in the '70s. I definitely liked comics and drew a lot of panels on my notebook when I should have been studying - probably why I ended up in the arts.

- Clark Gregg

Listening Making

When I went to school, it was really just to immerse myself in listening to, studying, and making music.

- Dan Deacon

Loving Allowed

I've spent a life loving women and studying them as much as I can, or am allowed to.

- Darren Aronofsky

Doing Traditional

I didn't come from a traditional background of studying theater and doing Shakespeare.

- David Boreanaz

Think I Think

Studying consciousness tells us more about how the world is fundamentally strange. I think we have a few revolutions to go yet before we get to the bottom of it.

- David Chalmers

Always Grips

Even when I was studying mathematics, physics, and computer science, it always seemed that the problem of consciousness was about the most interesting problem out there for science to come to grips with.

- David Chalmers

Doing Been

I've been doing a lot of studying singing, and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time.

- David Friedman

Violin Obsessed

I had no interest or intention of ever writing music. I was a professional violinist in my 20s. I was obsessed with conducting, and I was conducting as much as I could, and I was studying as much as I could. I went to USC; I got an undergrad degree in violin and a master's degree in conducting.

- David Newman

Celebrity Other

I really believe that, as an actor, you should be constantly studying other people, and celebrity had the absolute opposite effect on me. It made me want to hide - to run away and hide.

- David Schwimmer

Learn Tease

We have much to learn by studying nature and taking the time to tease out its secrets.

- David Suzuki

Mind Other

The object of studying philosophy is to know one's own mind, not other people's.

- Dean Inge

Magic Been

I'm a storyteller, and I have really good material to work with: I've been studying magic and the occult since about 1983.

- Deborah Harkness

Very Old

I was 15 years old at university, studying economics and philosophy, and I saw a retrospective of Australian film. They were very raw. 'Picnic at Hanging Rock,' 'Gallipoli;' they were fantastic.

- Deborah Kara Unger

Chemistry Always

I was studying chemistry, and this is a physically hard job because you are in the laboratory, you work hard, and you come home in the late afternoon or in the evening and you always needed a break.

- Joachim Sauer

Going Monks

Just studying Buddhism, then meditating and going to Buddhist monasteries, talking to Buddhist monks, combined with the Thai people themselves, changed the way I look at the world.

- John Burdett

Activity Move

We will move from looking at correlations between brain activity and behaviour to studying how the brain causes mental states and behaviour.

- John O'Keefe

Fate Chance

I feel blessed. I never wanted to be an actor. It just happened all by chance and fate. I was studying to be a teacher.

- John Ortiz

Love Been

I've really been studying lyrics, printing out lyrics to songs I love and reading them like a letter.

- Jon Pardi

Woman Spanish

My mother is not a woman of ordinary culture. She knows literature and speaks Spanish better than I do. She even corrected my poems and gave me advice when I was studying rhetoric.

- Jose Rizal

Myself Could

When I started editing on my home computer, I said to myself, 'Well, I could be at home studying for a class or I could be at home editing a video.'

- Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Learning Sat

I was studying for the SAT's and learning lines.

- Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Time By The Time

By the time I was 12 or 13, I was studying biochemistry textbooks.

- Joshua Lederberg

Like Lot

I used to like studying a lot.

- Juan Manuel Marquez


I was a protege; by the age of 10, I was studying with ballet choreographer Anthony Tudor in a class of adults.

- Judith Jamison

Week Almost

It's a physical challenge. It's a spiritual challenge. I'm studying almost every day a different symphony, not returning to any one for a week.

- Gustavo Dudamel

Money Younger

When I was younger I was completely without money - when I was studying in Budapest, when I was a refugee.

- Gyorgy Ligeti

College Argument

In more than 20 years I've spent studying the issue, I have yet to hear a convincing argument that college football has anything do with what is presumably the primary purpose of higher education: academics.

- H. G. Bissinger

Seeing Pillars

Seeing much, suffering much, and studying much, are the three pillars of learning.

- Benjamin Disraeli

College Auditions

I spent a lot of time in college studying theater of the absurd and Beckett and Genet, and then I spent a lot of time after that at 'Gossip Girl' auditions, thinking, 'Wow, I really wasted my money.'

- Betty Gilpin

Career Best Way

I wanted to have a political career. I thought studying political science would be the best way to achieve it.

- Bianca Jagger

Find Hollywood

I don't find Hollywood interesting, so I'm thinking of studying architecture instead.

- Hayden Christensen

Half Spent

It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.

- Bill Vaughan

Data Subjective

Amazon is famously run by studying and responding to its own data; yet when it comes to promotions, decisions are often subjective and guided by human emotions and petty political dynamics.

- Brad Stone

Trained Evenings

In the daytime, I was studying at school and in the evenings, I was a stage kid. I was trained in theatre and public speaking. I was a really active kid.

- Imran Amed

Homework Going

The team that is going to win is the one that does its homework the best by studying its opponents.

- Imran Khan

Soul Technical

But it wasn't just a technical approach towards the piano, studying the music for this film was also a way of approaching the soul of the film, because the film is really about the soul of Schubert and the soul of Bach.

- Isabelle Huppert

Very Classical

My background in music is classical - I did graduate school in music. At that time, I was studying composition, but I was studying classical guitar very seriously.

- Bryce Dessner

Going Weekends

I was studying acting, going to UCLA, selling real estate on the weekends.

- Burt Ward

Purpose Been

It is true that I have been studying both humility and pride for many years for the purpose of weakening pride in my own life and cultivating humility by the grace of God.

- C. J. Mahaney

Race Classify

Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people's tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species.

- J. Philippe Rushton

Been Statistical

Nonetheless, much has been learned by studying the statistical differences between the various human races.

- J. Philippe Rushton

Like Seemed

I probably dreamt about running off to America or something when I was 16 because it just seemed like I was studying algebra and going, 'What am I going to use this for?'

- Carey Mulligan

Art Fortune

I've had the good fortune of studying the 17th-century art of Amsterdam in preparation for a film.

- Jack O'Connell

Records Though

When you are studying jazz, the best thing to do is listen to records or listen to live music. It isn't as though you go to a teacher. You just listen as much as you can and absorb everything.

- Carla Bley

Side Read

A lot of guys have tons of talent, but it boils down to the mental side of things. Preparing and knowing your offense and studying the defense. Being able to read and react quickly. The mental side is often overlooked.

- Carson Wentz

Boo Learned

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.

- James Dean

Big Great Place

When I was a schoolkid, I went to Castleton quite a few times. We'd be there studying rocks, going down these big hills. It was a great place!

- Jamie Oliver

Important Actor

As an actor, your life experience is just as important as studying.

- Jane Badler

Like Acute

I'm a much better filmmaker than painter. But studying it did make me visually acute and taught me lessons like being economic: Say something once and you don't have to say it again.

- Jane Campion

Up Ballet

I grew up studying dance, taking ballet lessons.

- Jane Hamilton

College About

At college, I wasn't passionate about anything I was studying.

- Jane Levy

Love Been

Yes, I have been studying piano since I was six. Classical, jazz, compositional, Broadway, everything. I just love it all.

- Janel Parrish

Human Being TV

I'm not a reality TV star. I pride myself on witnessing, watching people, studying people, and being able to recreate that and create a human being.

- Janet Montgomery

Ballet Craft

I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.

- Janice Dickinson

Side Another

It's actually amazing because you go so far into another side of your brain when you're studying something completely different, and I loved it.

- Dido Armstrong

Practice Hours

There is no way I could have played fourteen years in the NFL if I didn't work my butt off on the practice field perfecting my technique or spend hours upon hours in the film room studying defenses.

- Donald Driver

Realized Spent

I realized immediately that this was a terribly important discovery, but I didn't realize how important it would be until we had spent a lot of time in the laboratory studying it.

- Donald Johanson

Classics About

The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences.

- Donna Tartt

Doing New

In high school, I was one of the cofounders of New Kids on the Block my freshman year in high school. But I also started studying theatre in high school my freshman year as well. So throughout high school, I was actually doing both.

- Donnie Wahlberg

Planets Been

I've been studying the planets and learning the personalities of each planet.

- Dr. Dre

Doing Lifetime

If you have a dream, you can spend a lifetime studying, planning, and getting ready for it. What you should be doing is getting started.

- Drew Houston

Everyone Very

When we were studying at the Royal Antwerp Academy, we were taught to seek inspiration from everyone, everything and everywhere. My parents and grandparents were also a great inspiration for me a very young age.

- Dries van Noten

Sports University

I went to Ohio University studying arts and history, and playing football. But I was only interested in girls, my pals and sports. I only did the minimum for school.

- Ed O'Neill

Within Instead

Philosophers, as things now stand, are all too fond of offering criticism from on high instead of studying and understanding things from within.

- Edmund Husserl

Always Broke

As a student studying acting, I was always broke, so going to see any live theater was almost impossible.

- Jesse L. Martin

Gender Been

I have been studying women's political behavior since the early 1970s and first identified the gender gap in 1980 with the help of legendary pollster Louis Harris.

- Eleanor Smeal

Which Very

Studying organisms at a molecular level was totally compelling because it was moving from being a naturalist, which was the 19th-century kind of science, to being very focused and really getting to the heart of these molecules.

- Elizabeth Blackburn

History Works

The great philosophers and the great works are standards for the selection of what is essential. Everything that we do in studying the history of philosophy ultimately serves their better understanding.

- Karl Jaspers

College Actor

I was at college studying psychology, philosophy, textiles and drama. But because I wasn't one of those all-singing, all-dancing stage-school kids, I just assumed I'd never become an actor.

- Kathryn Prescott

Like Harry

It sounds so geeky, but I really do like studying and reading, and if I'm not working on 'Harry Potter,' then my greatest relaxation is to sit with a book.

- Emma Watson

Music Same

Studying music, everyone sort of has their own style - it's not like everyone's going for the same part.

- Katy B

Away Crocodile

When I went to Amazonia, l went as the field doctor for biologists studying crocodile behavior. There's no way humans should have any encounters with crocodiles. You should stay away from them!

- Kenneth Kamler

Expression Means

I focused primarily on being an instrumentalist and studying music and on my primary means of expression: composing and playing.

- Esperanza Spalding

Art Artist

I wanted to be an artist. I was studying art. I wanted to be a great painter. When I went into the Navy, there wasn't much to draw at sea. So I began writing, and I began reading a lot.

- Evan Hunter

Became Half

Once I became interested in China, I flew to Beijing in 1996 to spend half a year studying Mandarin. The city stunned me.

- Evan Osnos

Audition Ken

I was studying to be a legal secretary when I was called to audition for 'Ken.'

- Kierston Wareing

Deep Took

If I were to do a movie about Apollo 13, I'd be at NASA studying what it took to go into space. It's part of your job to go deep, to interview the right people.

- F. Gary Gray

My Life Play

I play piano and guitar. Acoustic guitar. I tried studying classical guitar when I was 16 but it got really hard. I could never play a lead to save my life.

- Kip Winger

Been Main Thing

The main thing is that I've been studying composition for the last four years. I'd say it's the life experience combined with the lessons that enabled me to go much further.

- Kip Winger

Eternity Spent

If Monsieur X spent an eternity studying treatises on optics, he would never paint 'La Grande Jatte.'

- Felix Feneon