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Americans also don't need to be taught how to give. We don't need to be taught how to take care of each other or how to be charitable.
Can advertising foist an inferior product on the consumer? Bitter experience has taught me that it cannot. On those rare occasions when I have advertised products which consumer tests have found inferior to other products in the same field, the results have been disastrous.
Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
The mob taught me how to play gin rummy.
Americans have been taught that their nation is civilized and humane. But, too often, U.S. actions have been uncivilized and inhumane.
While one man can discover a certain thing by himself, another is never able to understand it, even if taught by means of all possible expressions and metaphors, and during a long period; his mind can in no way grasp it, his capacity is insufficient for it.
When I was growing up, I wasn't taught how to feel or communicate feelings.
I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.
Emotions have taught mankind to reason.
Luc de Clapiers
As a young boy, I was taught in high school that hacking was cool.
My mother taught me that we all have the power to achieve our dreams. What I lacked was the courage.
I was recruited to teach 9-year-olds. I taught for two years.
Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because you had to be prepared to go through an idea without any fear. Failure, you learned, as I did in art school, to be a wonderful thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning and take the pillow off your head.
My mother taught me how to write.
I think some aspects of writing can be taught. Obviously, you can't teach vision or talent. But you can help with comfort.
Gymnastics taught me everything - life lessons, responsibility and discipline and respect.
Growing up, I was taught that a man has to defend his family. When the wolf is trying to get in, you gotta stand in the doorway.
B. B. King
Why shouldn't we give our teachers a license to obtain software, all software, any software, for nothing? Does anyone demand a licensing fee, each time a child is taught the alphabet?
You always fear when you're making a movie that has a moral to the story that people are going to reject the idea of being taught a lesson.
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.
My own mother always taught me that fairness was a family value - I think equal pay is about fairness for everyone.
They taught me different was wrong.
Being a parent has taught me a lot of things already, you know, though it's only been a year and half, and has made me address parts of myself that I would otherwise live in comfortable denial of, or you know and - you know, for instance, my self-loathing.
We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.
Freud taught us that it wasn't God that imposed judgment on us and made us feel guilty when we stepped out of line. Instead, it was the superego - that idealized concept of what a good person is supposed to be and do - given to us by our parents, that condemned us for what had been hitherto regarded as ungodly behavior.
I taught them everything they know, but not everything I know.
I taught myself how to play the guitar, I taught myself how to play the drums, and I kind of fake doing both of them. But drumming comes more natural to me, and it just feels better.
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