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I learned how to get rid of the Southern accent when I was, like, 11 years old and living in New York for the summer doing modeling and commercials and auditioning for Broadway. The mother I lived with for the summer taught me how to drop my Southern accent.
My favorite memories growing up in North Carolina were hunting and fishing with my father and brothers. There, I developed a deep appreciation for protecting land and waterways. There, I learned outdoorsmanship.
I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
I learned to love dance for its own sake.
So anyway, I've learned a lot about myself just in terms of acting but just work ethic and interesting things like full-page monologues or talking straight into camera, which I had never gotten to do before.
I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance in ballet shoes with my knees bent.
When you have learned compassion for yourself, compassion for others is automatic.
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.
I've learned a long time ago if you don't have anything to hide, you shouldn't be pleading the Fifth, and most Americans get it.
Over the years, I've learned that a confident person doesn't concentrate or focus on their weaknesses - they maximize their strengths.
I learned that life is a long and difficult road, but you have to keep going, or you'll fall by the wayside.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
I stopped thinking about it after trying to figure out what are the lessons learned, and there are so many. After I had basically sorted that out, I figured it's time to really look at the future and not at the past.
I learned that you go through things, you deal with them and that's what empowers you and ultimately makes you a happy person.
I am a spiritual person in an eastern religion kind of way. I learned that happiness for all of us is a switch that you flick in your brain. It doesn't have anything to do with getting a new house, a new car, a new girlfriend, or a new pair of shoes. Our culture is very much about that; we are never happy with what we have today.
From my dad I learned to be good to people, to always be honest and straightforward. I learned hard work and perseverance.
When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb. After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to find out how much he'd learned in three years.
I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards. If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.
Juan Manuel Fangio
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.
From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.
My first language was shy. It's only by having been thrust into the limelight that I have learned to cope with my shyness.
I am going to take something I learned over in Israel. Their Independence Day is preceded the 24 hours before with Memorial Day, so it gives them a chance to serve and reflect and then celebrate. I am going to try to start that tradition here in America.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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