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One of the things I had to learn as a writer was to trust the act of writing. To put myself in the position of writing to find out what I was writing.
E. L. Doctorow
I learn my songs by ear.
It is hard to imagine 10 years is not quite long enough to learn a lesson.
I thought that the chief thing to be done in order to equal boys was to be learned and courageous. So I decided to study Greek and learn to manage a horse.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
When I got into music, I wanted to learn guitar just enough to be able to write songs. I wanted to be able to express myself.
I didn't go to Latin America thinking, 'I'm gonna write a book. This is what I'm gonna do.' I went there to work for UNICEF and to learn.
I decided to go to Latin America because many of my students in Washington emigrated from this region and inspired me to learn more about their home countries.
As children, as we learn what things are, we are slowly learning to dismiss them visually. As adults, entirely submerged in words and concepts, we spend almost all of our time thinking and worrying about the past and the future, hardly ever looking at or engaging with the world visually.
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.
Central authority is bad. The bias should be for freedom. And without a central authority, there are lots of little authorities, and we learn which ones to trust.
As a director, I also get to sit and watch actors and learn from them in a way that I don't get to do when I'm just acting.
One of the things you get to do as a writer is that you get to learn new stuff all the time, and I hope that I'm a better writer when I'm 70 than I was when I was 30. That's one of the great things about a literary career.
You learn to write by reading, and my experiences and tastes as a reader are pretty wide.
If you are not egotistical, you will welcome the opportunity to learn more.
I've had to learn and discipline myself that I'm much happier and much less depressed if I give myself a project. It's just that simple.
You know, even working actors can end up having a lot of spare time. And you can either go sit at the Starbucks and wait for your agent to call you, or you can go learn how to build a Shaker blanket chest with hand-cut dovetails.
When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
Money is all right but once you have it you learn it's not the be all and end all.
The entrepreneurial instinct is in you. You can't learn it, you can't buy it, you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out.
With the help of modern technology, I can compose intricate keyboard parts and then I have to go back and learn them in order to perform them properly.
The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions, and that I did; studying them with professional purpose during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward.
As young cook, especially in France, they're very tough in the kitchen. The idea is to make you humble and learn fast.
It took me all my life to learn how to salt a tomato.
We have a hope of succeeding if we learn from our past mistakes and pull together to make the hard choices.
People have to learn sometimes not only how much the heart, but how much the head, can bear.
We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.
Children do not have to learn that streets are dangerous places by potentially fatal trial and error.
It's critical that children spend time before they arrive in school in a warm, attractive and inclusive environment, where they can learn through play, master social skills and prepare for formal schooling.
I'd never been a teacher before, and here I was starting my first day with these eager students. There was a shortage of teachers, and they had been without a math teacher for six months. They were so excited to learn math.
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