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I think technique can be taught but I think the only way to learn to write is to read, and I see writing and reading as completely related. One almost couldn't exist without the other.
The actor that taught me the most was Bernie Mac. I did my first big budget studio film with he and Angela Bassett, 'Mr. 3000' for Disney. Bernie taught me by example what creates success is humility and hard work.
Brian J. White
Oxford also taught me something else - it taught me scepticism.
My father taught us that to thrive, excellence in technology, quality, and customer service along with cost competitiveness is a prerequisite. His contribution to business, the economy, and society at large can never be underscored enough.
Kumar Mangalam Birla
I created myself. I have taught myself so much.
My parents taught me service - not by saying, but by doing. That was my culture, the culture of my family.
Whether our forebears were strangers who crossed the Atlantic or the Pacific or the Rio Grande, we are here only because this country welcomed them in and taught them that to be an American is about something more than what we look like, or what our last names are, or how we worship.
I've taught a lot about prayer over the years and how it is really just talking to God.
My father was a negative person. He actually taught me to be negative, if that makes any sense. I remember him saying: 'You know there's no point in expecting anything good to happen because it won't.' I grew up in such a negative atmosphere.
In order that all men may be taught to speak the truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it.
The feminists taught us about consciousness-raising.
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
Luc de Clapiers
Millions of Americans and people around the world, especially young people who face intense financial challenges today, haven't been taught how to take control of their financial future.
My mom really inspired me. She has always taught me it's not about us, it's about what we can give back.
Parents have a right to insist that godless evolution not be taught to their children.
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form.
There's a reason why young people think what they think. They are taught it. In many cases when they learn at home is erased or countered or overcome.
I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
The Book of Mormon offers so much that broadens our understandings of the doctrines of salvation. Without it, much of what is taught in other scriptures would not be nearly so plain and precious.
Ezra Taft Benson
No one ever had a better father than I did. Father was a disciplinarian, and Mother was a very loving woman who taught us out of the scriptures. The Book of Mormon was her favorite.
James E. Faust
My first reaction every time I delve into an episode of history that I don't know very much about is... my first reaction is anger that my teachers never taught me about it.
The doctor has been taught to be interested not in health but in disease. What the public is taught is that health is the cure for disease.
My mother was my biggest role model. She taught me to hate waste. We never wasted anything.
W. Edwards Deming
There is a widespread difficulty in the Muslim world, which has to do with how the people are taught about examining their own history. A whole range of stuff has been placed off limits.
My parents taught me to react quickly when temptation comes and to say 'No!' instantly and emphatically. I recommend that same counsel to you. Avoid temptations.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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