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Someone taught me how to eat properly. Learning from others is important when it's not working for yourself.
I was completely surrounded by religion from a young time. I was taught by my father. I engaged in discussions with him and many of these scholars who visited and came around the dining table, the lunch table, and attended many lectures with my dad. And so I learned the apprentice way.
Feisal Abdul Rauf
Start-up success is not a consequence of good genes or being in the right place at the right time. Success can be engineered by following the right process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.
I was a very quiet, shy child. I grew up in a small town, Louisville, Kentucky, and there weren't too many Hawaiian-Filipino girls, so I stuck out like a sore thumb. I didn't look like everyone else and didn't feel I belonged... But these things only build character and make you stronger. It taught me to grow into the woman I was to become.
The worst part is doubt. When you doubt yourself, which we are taught to do, you get lost.
Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.
Bergman has a very special eye for people. His background taught him to listen and to feel.
Max von Sydow
Few have been taught to any purpose who have not been their own teachers.
Skating taught me to set a goal and to block out other things and just focus on this one thing.
My father taught me that you have to stand by your principles.
'Society's Child' was a real hard record to start with. That's all you want is for you to put your first record out and have people screaming at you in the streets. But it taught me right away that what I was doing was valuable and important.
Artists are taught to be humble about their impact, especially in folk music. It's so ingrained that I have a hard time even thinking I had any impact other than what a normal hit song would have.
I do a lot of work with the Dyslexia Institute because, for people with dyslexia who do not have parental support, it is a huge disadvantage. I was fortunate because my Mum was a teacher and she taught me to work hard.
My grandson Sam Saunders has been playing golf since he could hold a club and I spent a lot of time with him over the years. Like my father taught me, I showed him the fundamentals of the game and helped him make adjustments as he and his game matured over the years.
I taught sixth grade for three and a half years.
I remember being taught in school that you would underline things that you liked. I remember just underlining everything as a kid, thinking, 'This has all gotta be important!' I would just underline the whole thing!
Paul Thomas Anderson
A couple of years I taught in graduate programs at NYU and Columbia, in the early eighties.
Euclid taught me that without assumptions there is no proof. Therefore, in any argument, examine the assumptions.
E. T. Bell
Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school.
I think women are taught to ask permission about everything. We don't realize that we are entitled and we do have a say in our lives.
I am a very conscientious golfer. I count every stroke. I learned to play that way. That is the only way I can play. It taught me to be honest. There is no greater virtue than honesty.
And I taught acting for years, and without knowing it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing.
I think the saddest moment in my life just happened two months ago. My old nightclub partner passed away, Phil Erickson down in Atlanta. He - I owe him everything. He put me in the business and taught me about everything I know.
Dick Van Dyke
I've written a book on gangs, taught a course on gangs at Occidental.
My mom taught us the Serenity Prayer at a young age.
The way Will Moore taught me, and the way I play it, the blues is just something different.
John Lee Hooker
My dad has been a big influence on me, because he's always had his own business. He really taught me business sense and how to be a focused individual, but also how to have fun and make everyone around you have fun.
The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.
I got my first guitar at age of 7 and never laid it down. Momma taught me G, C, and D. I was off to the races son!
The Dewey decimal system really works. So that's all I needed to know. Elementary school taught me that.
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