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When we make mistakes, say, I'm blessed that I have an opportunity to learn from this.
A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it's a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what's good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.
I've seen that phenomenally successful people believe they can learn something from everybody. I call them 'mavericks with mentors.' Richard Branson, for instance, is a total maverick but he surrounds himself with incredibly successful, smart people and he listens to them.
Well every moment, every project is different. I took a very slow approach to acting, trying to really work with people I could learn from. And I got something different out of each experience.
I love being on sets with very seasoned directors as well as very new directors. Every time is a discovery process. You learn something new every time.
You learn on every film so much.
The common misconception is that as an actress you have to learn what you're doing. No, you just have to make the audience think you've learned it.
You learn just as much from your failures. Sometimes you love your failures even more.
In fact, I believe that we need better sex education in our own culture, here in America, so that young folk learn about things like venereal disease before they encounter it.
Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts.
The best thing about lying in bed late is that you learn to distinguish between first things and trivia, for whatever presses on you has to prove its importance before it makes you move.
This really should be kept secret, but you can learn a lot by watching the making-of DVDs. Every actor should do it. You figure out what you're dealing with.
But I think that any young drummer starting out today should get himself a great teacher and learn all there is to know about the instrument that he wants to play.
I was kind of surprised to learn how controlling I am. I never thought of myself in that way. I think the root of the control issues is usually fear, because you want to know what's going to be happening at any given moment.
I'm extremely fascinated by marriage. I want to study marriage. I want to learn about it. I want to know it. I want to figure out whether or not I want to do it. I'm not just going to leap into it, because that's not good for anybody.
My father was a diplomatic officer. As a diplomat's daughter, you have to learn to present yourself very early on.
With girls, friendships are hard because you have to learn to get to a maturity level to love them but not want to be them.
You're seeing me develop, not only as a filmmaker if you've seen my earlier films, but you're seeing me kind of learn how to be a human, how my philosophy has evolved.
At least for the people who send me mail about a new language that they're designing, the general advice is: do it to learn about how to write a compiler.
When I was young, I was too slow. I thought I must learn to run fast by practicing to run fast, so I ran 100 meters fast 20 times. Then I came back, slow, slow, slow.
Man can learn nothing except by going from the known to the unknown.
I learn from thinking about the future, what hasn't been done yet. That's kind of my constant obsession.
I've come to learn that the choices I labor over and go back and forth about and ask a million people for their opinions and make lists about... those are always the wrong choices.
Learn to ask for what you want. The worst people can do is not give you what you ask for which is precisely where you were before you asked.
Mistakes show us what we need to learn.
And like I said, I appreciate my older brothers because they would not allow me to win. They made me learn to play with them, which I think is the most important thing that I learned.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
I was accorded the opportunity to learn by failing - albeit at the cost of a few honourable teachers' sanity - and now I realise what a rare and incredible luxury that is.
There is so much that is positive, wonderful even, about state schools. At a state school your kids will learn to live alongside and appreciate other kids from many diverse and different cultures.
It is probable that there is no one thing that it is of eminent importance for a child to learn.
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