One learns more from listening than speaking. And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to nature still have much to tell us which we cannot hear within university walls.
The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.
You do have to learn how to wear a kilt, and it's certainly very liberating and very freeing, but surprisingly very comfortable to wear, to ride a horse in a kilt. I was surprised by that.
It's very difficult to learn not to take nasty heckles personally.
I've seen a lot of women give up after they've had three or four bad gigs in a row. It's very difficult to learn not to take nasty heckles personally.
It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.
There is, so I believe, in the essence of everything, something that we cannot call learning. There is, my friend, only a knowledge - that is everywhere.
What I learned most from my father wasn't anything he said; it was just the way he behaved. He loved his work so much that, whenever he came on set, he brought that with him, and other people rose to it.
I'm very serious; I don't waste my earnings.
Ultimately there is no such thing as failure. There are lessons learned in different ways.
I've read probably 25 or 30 books by Balzac, all of Tolstoy - the novels and letters - and all of Dickens. I learned my craft from these guys.
Liberalism, austere in political trifles, has learned ever more artfully to unite a constant protest against the government with a constant submission to it.
The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience.
Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.
Life is hard. It is not too short, it is too long. But you have to learn how to live; you have to have a sense of humour.
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