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He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs,
by Alan Lomax

He learned through the way that my father and I felt about his songs,
his country songs, that they were great songs.
And then he went out and sang them for the audiences that we found,
and he found a tremendous reaction to that.
- Alan Lomax

And the thing that I always tried to do with important
singers when I met them was to sit down and record everything they knew,
give them a first real run-through of their art.
- Alan Lomax

The British ballads became a new kind of form in their hand.
And out of them came the blues, a new kind of song
of commentary and satire,
a song form which, after all, has become the main musical
form of the whole human species.
- Alan Lomax

I knew Bobby Dylan back in the days when he lived in the village.
He used to come and see me and sing songs for me,
saying they ought to go into my next collected book on American folk music.
- Alan Lomax

 

You could hear him, literally, half a mile away when he opened up.
He was at his peak then.
He was, naturally, dying to get out of the place he was in,
and he recorded for us his appeal for pardon to the governor.
- Alan Lomax

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

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True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've learned that mistakes can often be
as good a teacher as success.
- Jack Welch

You must unlearn what you have learned.
- the character Yoda in the movie Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy,
to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter,
and to lead but not manipulate.
- William Arthur Ward

Education is what survives when
what has been learned has been forgotten.
- B. F. Skinner

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

He who is not everyday conquering some fear
has not learned the secret of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

In the long history of humankind (and animal-kind, too)
those who learned to collaborate and
improvise most effectively have prevailed.
- Charles Darwin

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

The secret of merging with Spirit
and recognizing the oneness of the whole Universe
cannot be learned in a lifetime, but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In three words, I can sum up everything
I've learned about life - it goes on.
- Robert Frost

I've learned that you should always
leave loved ones with loving words.
It may be the last time you see them.
- Anonymous

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned
something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
- Walt Disney

Education is what remains after one has forgotten
what one has learned in school.
- Albert Einstein

We learned that economic growth and environmental protection
can and should go hand in hand.
- Christopher Dodd

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope,
to love - and to put its trust in life.
- Joseph Conrad

Leadership cannot really be taught.
It can only be learned.
- Harold S. Geneen

We learned the value of research in World War II.
- Amar Bose

All that I know I learned after I was thirty.
- Georges Clemenceau

The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

One thing you learned as a Cubs fan:
when you bought you ticket,
you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.
- Joe Garagiola

I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
- Al Green

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

If I had learned education I would not have had time to learn anything else.
- Cornelius Vanderbilt

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.
- Frank Butler

The art of medicine was to be properly learned only
from its practice and its exercise.
- Thomas Sydenham

I never had a speech from my father 'this is what you
must do or shouldn't do' but I just learned to be led by example.
My father wasn't perfect.
- Adam Sandler

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.
- Russell Baker

The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of
learned lumber in his head.
- Alexander Pope

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent,
of forms assembled in the light.
- Le Corbusier

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy.
First, let her think she's having her own way.
And second, let her have it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there
was in me an invincible summer.
- Albert Camus

A newborn does not have worry, or stress, or anger,
because they have not yet learned those things.
Consider what life would be like if you could
forget all the past resentments and perceived offenses
that color your thinking and your emotions.
Buddhists call that state "beginner mind" -
an opening to experience life
without the jaundiced filter of past disappointments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If an ignorant person is attracted by the things of the world,
that is bad.
But if a learned person is thus attracted,
it is worse.
- Abu Bakr

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who,
however, has never learned how to walk forward.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Friendship...
is not something you learn in school.
But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship,
you really haven't learned anything.
- Muhammad Ali

Just when I think I have learned the way to live,
life changes.
- Hugh Prather

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
- Margaret Mead

The only person who is educated is the one who has
learned how to learn and change.
- Carl Rogers

I think Freud is about contamination,
but I think that is something he learned from Shakespeare,
because Shakespeare is about nothing but contamination,
you might say.
- Harold Bloom

I grew up with six brothers.
That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom.
- Bob Hope

Listen, if there's one sure-fire rule that I have learned in this business,
it's that I don't know anything about human nature.
- Francis Ford Coppola

He who has learned to pray has learned the greatest
secret of a holy and happy life.
- William Law

I never learned to verbalize an abstract musical concept.
No thank you.
The whole point of being a serious musician is to avoid
verbalization whenever you can.
- Virgil Thomson

I learned a long time ago: You're in the entertainment business.
You're not in the reality business.
One has absolutely nothing to do with the other.
- Dennis Farina

So I think that if I do feel more freedom right now in my career,
it's not so much because I have less at stake but more
a sense that I've learned more.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good,
and melt at other's woe.
- Homer

I can't say I can foresee the future and tell the stars,
you know.
But I do have an understanding for my own reality,
just elements and things that I've learned from.
- Jenna Elfman

I learned something from that.
If someone asks me something that I really don't want to do,
I say no.
I have to trust that.
And I'm not afraid to talk money.
- Diana Ross

I'd learned enough about circuitry in high school electronics
to know how to drive a TV and get it to draw -
shapes of characters and things.
- Steve Wozniak

Had he learned to draw, M. Renoir would have made a
very pleasing canvas out of his 'Boating Party'.
- Albert Wolff

I learned that if you want to make it bad enough,
no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
- Gale Sayers

I learned so much about playing and touring being on
the road and in the studio with Jeff,
but I'd always played a lot of gigs in Seattle even
prior to joining the Fusion.
- Kenny G

I'm a comedian first.
I've learned how to act.
I just draw on life experiences and that's how I've learned.
I didn't take classes or anything.
I don't need no classroom.
- Steve Harvey

The most important thing I learned in school was how to touch type.
- Joichi Ito

So, I lived at the Beijing Opera, I ate there,
I learned a craft.
And the money we made went into the company.
- John Lone

It was really fun being in Tara's trailer,
working on my lines.
Tara is such an amazing actress.
She's so good at what she does.
I learned a lot from watching her.
- Carson Daly

There are a lot of lessons to be learned.
We can all learn lessons.
- David Gill


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