Quotes and Sayings about Training



"In basic training we had been told to watch out for Japanese spies."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Training)

"Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Work, Day, Hard work, Nothing, Training)

"My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Goal, Medicine, Problems, Research, Training)

"I was at the Royal Art School. That was a preparatory school specially for art teachers. You see, it was not so much for the development of artists. But we had there terribly stiff training."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Art, Development, Artists, School, Teachers, Training)

"I hated every minute of training, but I said, "Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.""
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Life, Now, Rest, Training)

"The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Successful, Country, Example, Military, Mission, Training, Will, Zone)

"Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Actor, Old, Training, Years)

"Men aren't the way they are because they want to drive women crazy; they've been trained to be that way for thousands of years. And that training makes it very difficult for men to be intimate."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Men, Women, Training, Want, Years)

"Many activities and team play participation will give you a training that will prove invaluable later on in life."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Life, Participation, Play, Training, Will)

"Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood."
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Related: War, Conflict, Hollywood, Training, World, World war)

"I'm a grown-up now, and I value the training I had."
- Christina Applegate
(Related: Now, Training, Value)

"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit."
- Aristotle
(Related: Art, Habit, Virtue, Act, Excellence, Training)

"The clarification of visual forms and their organization in integrated patterns as well as the attribution of such forms to suitable objects is one of the most effective training grounds of the young mind."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Mind, Training)

"We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread funding for federal job training services."
- Joe Baca
(Related: America, Job, Neglect, Training, Workers)

"Trust should be the basis for all our moral training."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Trust, Training)

"Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster's own personal example."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Success, Example, Training)

"An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Character, Responsibility, Training)

"If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?"
- Joan Baez
(Related: Men, Training)

"When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much."
- Enid Bagnold
(Related: Man, Training, Will, Years)

"I have a lot of different stages in my life when training has been easy or hard. Now, it seems that I have been training for so long that it has become almost second nature to me."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Life, Nature, Now, Training)

"Mothers, unless they were very poor, didn't work. Both of my parents had to leave education. My mother had to work in a cotton mill until 18 or 19, when she took some training in domestic science."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Science, Work, Education, Mother, Mothers, Parents, Poor, Training)

"I lived on the top of one hill and the school was at the top of another hill. Nobody ever went to school by car - we didn't have any cars during the war. So that to and from school was itself a training."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Car, War, School, Training)

"We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Hope, Formula, Names, Schools, Training)

"And I've had vocal training on and off for years."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Training, Years)

"Members of weakly religious families get, of course, no religious training from any source outside the family."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Family, Religious, Training)

"The trouble for today's footballers is they have too many distractions. We used to get our old players coming to watch training with football magazines in their hands. Now, more often than not, they are checking the share prices."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Football, Now, Old, Today, Training, Trouble)

"The young people look great on television. They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy, but when you see them live, they can only do about 20 minutes because they haven't got the training to hold an audience for an hour and a half or so."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: People, Energy, Television, Training)

"Rough Riders took 13 weeks to shoot, plus a week of training. The same guy trained us trained the cast in Platoon. Except, instead of radios, we used bugles to signal."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Training)

"We had training camp for a week, and we used the actual military drills of that period. We didn't have to work out much after hours, because going up and down hills all day was a good workout in itself."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Work, Day, Military, Training)

"Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one's training."
- Bernard Berenson
(Related: Genius, Training)

"The regular things in my life now - training sessions and playing matches - will all fall away. That will leave a big empty space and it will need to be filled."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Life, Now, Space, Training, Will)

"Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Adversity, Effect, Fighting, Man, Training, Weight)

"I'm a mediator by training and inclination."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Training)

"When I left drama school, there were dozens of rep theatres you could apply to where you got a good training."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Drama, School, Training)

"I had the training at drama school where I studied Shakespeare and Brecht and Chekov and all these period historical playwrights and I think that I responded to the material."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Drama, School, Shakespeare, Training)

"Yes, it will go through the disciplines that all puppies go through including house training and puppy walking, then at twelve month old it the training becomes a lot more rigorous which has to be done carefully otherwise you are in danger of stressing the dog."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Danger, Old, Training, Walking, Will)

"The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult."
- John Boehner
(Related: Being, Force, Freedom, Job, Police, Training)

"Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Education, Men, School, Training)

"When I started studying for the arias it was like going into training for a heavyweight title fight."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Fight, Training)

"It's politely assumed that democracy is a means of containing and restraining violence. But violence comes not from genes but from ideas."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Ideas, Democracy, Violence)

"For some reason in Spring Training, everything just clicked. You don't try to do anything in Spring Training but get ready, but things fell into place."
- Bobby Bonilla
(Related: Reason, Spring, Training)

"I started in high school and then I went onto professional training after that."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: School, Training)

"Theatre sports is the best improv training period."
- Wayne Brady
(Related: Sports, Theatre, Training)

"I don't really consider myself to be an actor of any particular style. My aim with every role I undertake is to be truthful and honest in that particular portrayal. I don't have a particular methodology from any one school of thought or training."
- Benjamin Bratt
(Related: Thought, Actor, School, Style, Training)

"There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives."
- David Brin
(Related: Science, Doubt, English, Fiction, Training)

"If my training goes well and according to plan I feel that I am capable of a top 8 finish in Athens. It will be a very difficult and technical course which will be to my advantage."
- Jonathan Brown
(Related: Athens, Training, Will)

"I always think it's because of you know hard work, hard training. And if Susie's training hard, you know, why can't I train hard to get a world record. I'm doing the same thing."
- Inge de Bruijn
(Related: Work, Hard work, Training, World)

"You increase muscle bulk by training against resistance. For example, weights. And in ballet, this isn't the case."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Ballet, Example, Training)

"Young dancers are training at a very vulnerable time in their lives, through adolescence, and while they are trying to work out who they are as people, never mind as a dancer. So train the whole person, not just the dancer."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Time, Work, People, Adolescence, Mind, Training, Trying)

"I think the shape of our bodies has as much to do with the shape of our parents as it does with training."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Parents, Training)

"The Leadership Training Institute of America trains and equips young men and women to be leaders with high standards of personal morality and integrity."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Leadership, Men, Women, Morality, America, Integrity, Training)

"The Leadership Training Institute of America is a cultural think tank providing training and opportunity in leadership development and cultural dynamics."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Leadership, Opportunity, Development, America, Training)

"Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Leadership, Opportunity, Jobs, Principles, Training)

"My real training as an actor was when I started doing theatre."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Actor, Theatre, Training)

"I was training to be a lawyer... I was president of the law society at Glasgow University, and my bass guitarist was my secretary of my law society; the lead guitarist and writer worked at the law firm that I worked."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Society, Law, President, Training, University, Writer)

"I sang in a rock band when I was training as a lawyer. You know, not professional, we just did it for fun. We just did gigs all over Edinburgh and some in Glasgow and some at festivals."
- Gerard Butler
(Related: Fun, Training)

"Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be; and a University training is the one best adapted to prevent their becoming so."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Men, Training, University, World)

"In addition the bill would expand an existing law "conscience clause" that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures."
- Ken Calvert
(Related: Abortion, Law, Training)

"We will say to people that if you can work, and if you want to work, we will do everything we can to help you. We will give you the training, we will give you the support, we will give you the advice to get you going and get you back at work."
- David Cameron
(Related: Work, People, Advice, Help, Support, Training, Want, Will)

"The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Technology, Growth, Job, Now, Physics, Today, Training)

"Think of someone you know who's not saved but you may be afraid to share the Gospel with that person. I've found a way that's radically effective in training people to share the Gospel."
- Kirk Cameron
(Related: People, May, Training)

"There are a couple of things in there if we're constraining this discussion to horror here."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: Horror)

"It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Income, Problems, Security, Training)

"A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Education, Work, Training)

"It's the fans that need spring training. You gotta get 'em interested. Wake 'em up and let 'em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll."
- Harry Caray
(Related: Fans, Spring, Training)

"My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Actor, College, Eye, Theatre, Training)

"The most important training, though, is to experience life as a writer, questioning everything, inventing multiple explanations for everything. If you do that, all the other things will come; if you don't, there's no hope for you."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Experience, Life, Hope, Explanations, Questioning, Training, Will, Writer)

"Quality child care, health insurance coverage, and training make it possible for former welfare recipients to get, and keep, jobs."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: Health, Quality, Care, Jobs, Training, Welfare)

"Because you know how you say I've got to really get down and really do some training and then of course, you never do or you do it for a couple of weeks and slough it back off again but I'm being forced to do something that I really want to do and I loved it."
- David Carradine
(Related: Being, Training, Want)

"Most actors spend a lot of time training themselves to be an actor. And I kind of didn't do that. I just started doin' it in front of an audience and had to deliver."
- David Carradine
(Related: Time, Actor, Actors, Training)

"And I remember how proud I was to put on my training jersey and go out on the field. Making it back to that environment was for me my greatest moment, because somebody had told me I couldn't do it and I never gave up on myself, the game and my teammates."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Environment, Training)

"During the election in 1989, there was the first Soviet election with alternative candidates to local government. I myself arranged special training for them."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Government, First, Training)

"'Authoring tools' are terrible; there is almost no software that can create closed captions for media players. And of course there is no training. TV captioning is bad enough, and this stuff is generally worse."
- Joe Clark
(Related: Media, Software, Tools, Training)

"We've had such thorough training, we've had an excellent team on the ground. With the minor glitches that have occurred, we've been able to take care of them. And the teams on the ground are getting tons of incredible data."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Care, Training)

"I can't think of anything that's as exciting as I'm sure this mission will be, and actually being in space. But, we did some training as a crew together."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Being, Mission, Space, Training, Will)

"I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film."
- George Clooney
(Related: Actor, Drinking, Film, Training, Years)

"I'm used to a very busy schedule. Right now it revolves around training and preparing for Nationals in January. I'm usually at the rink from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and then I attend public school for two hours, three times per week."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Now, Public, Right, School, Training)

"I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate a lot of off-ice training. I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights with my physical therapist when I'm not on the ice."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Ballet, Training)

"My training has been going really well these past few days and my goal is to keep it up for the next few weeks and hopefully earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Goal, Past, Training)

"I feel so very grateful to have the voice God gave me. It takes a lot of rest and training to sing, and I was lucky that I found a great teacher when I first moved to New York."
- Judy Collins
(Related: God, First, Rest, Training, Voice)

"Growing up training, I use to get up so early I would wave to the garbage men going by. So, I had this relationship with Blue Collar America and I really liked it. I felt that lots of those people looked forward to me winning."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Men, People, Winning, America, Growing up, Training)

"I don't criticize weight training - as long as it is not a substitute for aerobic training."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Training, Weight)

"I grew up training and showing Arabs all over the US. Three of my four were bred on my farm in Texas. Thanks everyone! Hope you'll watch tomorrow. It's going to be another great look back."
- Catherine Crier
(Related: Hope, Tomorrow, Training)

"It's easy to get four days a week of training in and I don't spend more than 55-60 minutes in the gym."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Training)

"You know, on the road, I never miss a meal. I eat five, six, seven times a day, depending on when I wake up and when I got to sleep. I never miss a training day. I always get my four days out of my seven."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Day, Road, Sleep, Training)

"I have had shoulder injuries in the past, but usually it's from training."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Past, Training)

"I'm a product of good nutrition, cutting edge supplementation and hard training, and I'm an old guy."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Old, Training)

"You can hit your legs really hard, you can get very, very sore from training and I love that, but, the one I'd feel most on stage is legs. But, the thing that happens is once the adrenalin kicks in, that's the trigger."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Love, Training)

"When preparing for a concert, I do lots of training. I work with a choreographer to create great moves and then I have to keep my voice strong with lessons."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Work, Training, Voice)

"The spirit of the Olympic movement is great for young people because it teaches them about the training and discipline required to compete. Even if they don't make the teams, they can rededicate their lives to the art of sport, discipline, and physical fitness."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Art, Fitness, People, Discipline, Spirit, Training)

"Paul Lambert has assembled a great bunch of lads and training has been going very well. I am just desperate to get into the team and do my best for the club."
- Kenny Dalglish
(Related: Training)

"MTV was such a great training for me. I did live interviews with everyone from Michael Jackson to Madonna."
- Carson Daly
(Related: Training)

"I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It's not. Mine had me trained in two days."
- Bill Dana
(Related: Cats, Training)

"So popular is the naval service the only embarrassment is that men volunteer so rapidly we have to work overtime to give them hardy, adequate housing and proper training."
- Josephus Daniels
(Related: Men, Work, Embarrassment, Popular, Service, Training)

"The first professional training I received of any kind was when I was 14 years old and we were in Kansas City, Missouri. I attended the Kansas City Art Institute for one summer."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Art, First, Old, Summer, Training, Years)

"The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Security, Training)

"I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room."
- James Denton
(Related: Actors, Pretty, School, Theatre, Training)

"Because my musical training has been limited, I've never been restricted by what technical musicians might call a song."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Musicians, Song, Training)

"I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: English, Reading, Training)

"The students that, like the wild animal being prepared for its tricks in the circus called "life", expects only training as sketched above, will be severely disappointed: by his standards he will learn next to nothing."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Being, Nothing, Students, Training, Will)

"I've never taken vocal lessons. My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for singing has always been enough for me. In the case of rock singing, I've always felt it was better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality."
- Ronnie James Dio
(Related: Talent, Individuality, Singing, Training)

"The advantage is I have my family with me all the time. When your daughter takes her first steps or says her first words and your son is going through potty training, I'm not missing any of those things."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Family, Time, Son, Daughter, First, Training, Words)

"I think it's an extremely important factor to have your team together. It goes back to having distractions. When you all stay together for a period of time you're not training people or feeling out different personalities."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Time, People, Feeling, Training)

"My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Science, Knowledge, Being, Training, Years)

"Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Possibility, Athletes, Limits, Training)

"We have to spend a lot more time training people to be good advocates of U.S. business."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, Time, People, Training)

"It is a natural gift I was born with but it's something I've had to nurture in training."
- Michael East
(Related: Training)

"At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy, she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Age, Father, Training, Years)

"No matter how thoroughly a person may have learned the Greek alphabet, he will never be in a condition to repeat it backwards without further training."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: May, Training, Will)

"It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained."
- Elizabeth II
"Training was a time where resolutions made in the enthusiasm of an inspired moment were put to personal test."
- Herb Elliott
(Related: Time, Enthusiasm, Training)

"We have a training period; we have certain guidelines and structure. You can't hire talented people and stifle them. That's not the way it works anymore."
- Todd English
(Related: People, Training)

"Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort."
- Epictetus
(Related: Success, Effort, Training)

"I just know so many people who have six or seven foreign languages and have read everything and have musical training and they are still dorks."
- Joseph Epstein
(Related: People, Training)

"There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Past, Training, Years)

"Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp. We were training those privates to go to Vietnam."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Old, Training, Vietnam)

"No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will."
- Euripides
(Related: People, Wealth, Acting, Fortune, Law, Will)

"And then, when I went into the Navy, there was no choice. You took about half of the hours during your naval training as naval courses and the other half were engineering."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Choice, Engineering, Navy, Training)

"Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out of position as much as I hustled into position since I really never had any real training. I was working on instincts alone."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Games, Training)

"Our students learn more in 30 days than one could learn in 30 years without our training. To really maximize your potential as an umpire, you need to get a solid foundation as soon as you can."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Potential, Students, Training, Umpire, Years)

"The Florida State League was considered the top A-league back then. You played in the spring training parks of major league teams, traveled throughout some great cities in Florida, and the pay was the best in A-ball."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Cities, Spring, State, Training)

"I personally developed the Academy training program. All our training is based on solid educational principles. We present the material in four training formats: lecture, demonstration, drill, and implementation."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Present, Principles, Training)

"During the final two weeks of training, our students work simulated game situations in which our staff members role-play as players, managers, and coaches. They are given immediate feedback following each camp game."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Work, Coaches, Managers, Students, Training)

"They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Intelligence, Training, Weapons)

"Morgan, Lewis is a very large firm now, but it was not quite as big then. It was exciting for an associate in those days, because you got good and varied assignments and terrific training."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Now, Training)

"The Nixon years were trying. They honed my judgment for everything I did later on. The experience also illustrated for me the importance of training young lawyers properly."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Experience, Importance, Judgment, Lawyers, Nixon, Training, Trying, Years)

"For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties."
- Louis Finkelstein
(Related: Religion, America, Civil liberties, Destruction, Freedom, Religious, Training, Will)

"The world went by, and we didn't get caught up in all the other things, because we didn't have time. We had no spare time. It was always thinking about training and focusing on what we wanted, our goals."
- Peggy Fleming
(Related: Time, Goals, Thinking, Training, World)

"I really would rather have gone to New York, since all my training had been in theater, but I didn't have the guts to go there alone. I knew only one person in New York, and that was a man. What I needed was a woman. That's the way Southern girls thought."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: Thought, Girls, Man, Theater, Training, Woman)

"I wrote two plotted books, got some of the fundamentals of storytelling down, then... it's sort of like taking the training wheels off, trying to write a book that's fun in the same way without relying on quite such mechanical or external beats."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Books, Fun, Training, Trying)

"Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Training)

"But above that, most mature adults can hold their attention on something for 45 minutes, whether they like it or not. But above that requires training."
- Robert Fripp
(Related: Attention, Training)

"I'm playing a very strong character, it's the story of the woman Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto. I've just begun my weapons training and the SAS type training that's getting me fit."
- Sadie Frost
(Related: Character, Training, Weapons, Woman)

"It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut the training and go straight to fame and fortune, and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Fame, Fortune, Training)

"I'm lucky. The best possible place in the world for training is Addis Ababa, so I am home all the time except when I am racing. I like to be there, near my family, my kids, also the real estate business I run with my wife."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Business, Home, Time, Family, Wife, Kids, Racing, Training, World)

"Eradicate poverty. This is all that matters in my country. When I am out training I think about this a lot; when I am running it is going over in my mind. As a country we cannot move forward until we eradicate poverty."
- Haile Gebrselassie
(Related: Country, Mind, Poverty, Running, Training)

"I loved being back out on the pitch. Although I have not been in full training, I felt pretty good."
- David Ginola
(Related: Being, Pretty, Training)

"Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat, mother an American artist. Educated at various schools all over the world. 1958 Settled down to live in London. 1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children. No formal training."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Mother, Father, American, Artist, Children, Germany, London, Photography, Schools, Training, World)

"It definitely helps to have been through the arm training flow before and to have used the arm on orbit, and it also gives me the confidence to know that our training facilities are really good, that when you get up there, you feel like you've been there."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Confidence, Training)

"The training comes to us with the benefit of what has gone before."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Training)

"We didn't use the shuttle robot arm before, so this has been a training flow to get ready for that."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Training)

"In the Astronaut Office we're never totally out of training, we always keep our hand in it. But after five years, things have changed and so it's been good to get back into the flow and relearn a lot of things."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Office, Training, Years)

"I didn't have any real art training, but when I was about twelve nad thirteen, another boy and I went to a sign painter's house every Friday night and took lessons."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Art, Night, Training)

"My hope was that organizations would start including this range of skills in their training programs - in other words, offer an adult education in social and emotional intelligence."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Education, Intelligence, Hope, Training, Words)

"There's a big difference between decorators and designers and the training is very different."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Difference, Training)

"I try to play characters who are different from myself, so I feel like this character is someone who is really different. I actually think that if I did what he did in this movie, I would get a restraining order put against me."
- Ryan Gosling
(Related: Character, Order, Play)

"Road racing at the moment because it's still so new to me. I like the fact that they are longer and teamwork is important. I guess the same is true for track, it's just that I have used track this year as a training device to improve my sprinting in road racing."
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Related: Teamwork, Fact, Racing, Road, Training)

"But I plan on dedicating specific training to track this winter for the next racing season."
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Related: Racing, Training, Winter)

"Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Innovation, Nothing, Novelty)

"It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Fortune, Misfortune, Office, Training)

"Actually, I've had very little classical training, although I love listening to classical music very much."
- Benny Green
(Related: Love, Music, Listening, Training)

"Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Time, Work, Travel, Jobs, Schools, Trade, Training, Want)

"It was very constraining, much more than I ever would have thought, to run for governor."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Thought)

"The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may, in fact, be the very worst training for a world where only the corporate and the cooperative will matter."
- John Grierson
(Related: Corporate, Fact, May, Sensibility, Training, Will, World)

"Patients reported that their psychedelic sessions were an invaluable experiential training for dying."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Dying, Training)

"And then I graduate two years later, in 1998, with my class. And, since then I've been here in Houston for training basically. And I was very happy to be assigned to this mission."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Class, Houston, Mission, Training, Years)

"Taxpayers will not stand for - nor should they - the funding of poster sites, leaflets or advertising. What people will support is funding for political education, for training, for party organization."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Education, People, Advertising, Party, Support, Training, Will)

"I never took any vocal training."
- Marvin Hamlisch
(Related: Training)

"The circuit training program along with a healthy clean diet is the way to excellent results."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Diet, Results, Training)

"Beginning with exercise, the best training program available for real results is circuit training."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Beginning, Exercise, Results, Training)

"These guys live and breathe football; they get something out of going to the training ground every day."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Day, Football, Training)

"You learn more doing than doing training."
- Ian Hart
(Related: Training)

"I started training for musicals since I was a boy."
- David Hasselhoff
(Related: Training)

"I don't have any training as an actor, but I guess I'm an intense pretender. When you read something over and over, it gets into you a little bit. You can't help but begin to feel it, even if you're a healthy person as I think I am."
- John Hawkes
(Related: Actor, Help, Training)

"Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that's my job. It's no one else's."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Peace, Job, Self, Sense, Training)

"My Mom is a ballet director, so I had this idea in me that classical training is the best foundation for anything you do, so I wanted to get a classical background and voice."
- Shuler Hensley
(Related: Mom, Idea, Ballet, Training, Voice)

"That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Athletes, Jealousy, Reason, Training, Weather)

"We need to work together, on a bipartisan basis, to create new jobs, increase job training, enact real and substantive middle class tax relief, and reward companies that create jobs at home."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Home, Work, Class, Tax, Job, Jobs, Middle class, Reward, Training)

"In Washington, success is just a training course for failure."
- Simon Hoggart
(Related: Success, Failure, Training, Washington)

"You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset."
- Tom Hopkins
(Related: Money, Time, Encouraging, Effort, Training)

"My failure, during the first five or six years of my art training, to get set in the right direction, and the disappointment which it caused me, drove me the more persistently into writing as an alternative."
- Laurence Housman
(Related: Art, Failure, Direction, Disappointment, First, Right, Training, Writing, Years)

"I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle in right now before I begin training again shortly. During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day. On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights."
- Clara Hughes
(Related: Winning, Day, Now, Right, Training, Trying, World)

"Some Marines made fun of the fact that I had done plays and studied poetry, but then I won the award for physical training."
- David Hunt
(Related: Poetry, Fact, Fun, Marines, Training)

"The people that really were important, that mattered, had a great foundation. I had no training. I had to learn while doing, and it was really difficult."
- Tab Hunter
(Related: People, Training)

"The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Accuracy, Eye, Training)

"A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Difficulties, Fighting, Man, Saying, Spirit, Struggle, Training, Trials, Youth)

"One doesn't become a soldier in a week - it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Discipline, Army, Question, states, Study, Training, United, World)

"Now in my theater training I showed no aptitude at all."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Now, Theater, Training)

"I think the biggest thing that we are going to be able to do is focus on training, practicing, working on my starts, and taking each race one at a time."
- Ben Jackson
(Related: Time, Focus, Race, Training)

"Going to work around 8:00am at the body shop. After work it's either weight training or practicing afterwards."
- Ben Jackson
(Related: Work, Body, Training, Weight)

"The training of the schools should be extended to the heart as well as the mind and hand."
- Sheldon Jackson
(Related: Heart, Mind, Schools, Training)

"Besides, I think that when one has been through a boarding school, especially then, you have some resistance, because it was both fine comradeship and a fairly hard training."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: School, Training)

"Most of my career up until the last couple of years has basically been a training ground for me. Actors that came up in the '50s and '60s, they had the theater, and television was in its infancy."
- Thomas Jane
(Related: Actors, Career, Television, Theater, Training, Years)

"Well, dojo is a traditional Japanese word for training hall."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Training, Word)

"My training in music and composition then led me to a kind of musical language process in which, for example, the sound of the words I play with has to expose their true meaning against their will so to speak."
- Elfriede Jelinek
(Related: Music, Example, Language, Meaning, Play, Sound, Training, Will, Words)

"I spent twelve years training for a career that was over in a week. Joe Namath spent one week training for a career that lasted twelve years."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Career, Training, Years)

"I was aware of it, but I grew up in a very a-religious family. My mother never went to church, she never had any religious training or background. It was never a part of our social interaction."
- Donald Johanson
(Related: Family, Mother, Church, Religious, Training)

"We usually use that mostly on the weekends because we have access to the range during the week. But I can tell you a number of times they have had a training holiday at Fort Benning, so nobody trains, and to drag him in is like pulling teeth."
- Nancy Johnson
(Related: Holiday, Training)

"You know, differentiating between training and matches. If they are all matches it becomes very natural to shoot them, although Dan thinks I should shoot more of them. I think I shoot plenty of them."
- Nancy Johnson
(Related: Training)

"And then you have the responsibility and the duty of being good examples to youngsters, not smoke, training hard, go to bed early, don't drink alcohol, don't take drugs, it's very important to have a policy for educating against doping."
- Alberto Juantorena
(Related: Policy, Alcohol, Bed, Being, Drugs, Duty, Responsibility, Training)

"At that time, about July 5, we had no Iraqi corrections officers working for us. It was a responsibility of the CPA, with contractors, to set up a training program."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Time, July, Responsibility, Training)

"That policy was abandoned very quickly, and the military police were tagged with the responsibility of conducting training, which they did. We were not equipped or set up with personnel to recruit new Iraqi guards."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Policy, Military, Police, Responsibility, Training)

"In France they spend six months training policemen, then they give them a gun and put them on the streets, and I don't know that that's enough. The film's not against the police - although I think that if someone wants to be a cop there's got to be a problem."
- Mathieu Kassovitz
(Related: Film, France, Months, Police, Training)

"I used to spend most of my time straining to be a nice guy so people would like me."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Time, People)

"I have no formal culinary training, right."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Right, Training)

"Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse."
- Elizabeth Kenny
(Related: Training)

"I've always been really athletic, which really helped, because when I first started doing the training for Bulletproof Monk, it required so much strength that if I didn't have a base I don't really know what I would have done."
- Jaime King
(Related: Strength, First, Training)

"As to the advantages of temperance in the training of the armed forces and of its benefits to the members of the forces themselves, there can be no doubt in the world."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Benefits, Doubt, Temperance, Training, World)

"Diplomacy: the art of restraining power."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Art, Power)

"The completion of my undergraduate training at the University of California (Berkeley) provided just the needed touches of rigor at advanced levels in both economics and mathematics."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Completion, Economics, Mathematics, Training, University)

"My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Education, History, English, Mathematics, Public, School, Training)

"I don't think actors get good training today. I put my training to use in everything I do."
- Don Knotts
(Related: Actors, Today, Training)

"To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand."
- Zoltan Kodaly
(Related: First, Giving, Reading, Singing, Training)

"There's been an increase in the number of Iraqis in training, but more Americans are dying and violence is increasing."
- Lawrence Korb
(Related: Americans, Dying, Training, Violence)

"People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball."
- Sandy Koufax
(Related: People, Baseball, Being, Spring, Training)

"But the problem with coaching is that it is a full-time job. By that I mean for at least 40 weeks in a year you have to be with the player, either travelling or training. Right now I don't want to do that."
- Richard Krajicek
(Related: Coaching, Job, Now, Right, Training, Want)

"Obviously, the difference between a game and actual training is you're using your whole body, so in that sense, maybe not, although maybe something to do with reaction, the speed of reaction, maybe that was of use during the training."
- Chiaki Kuriyama
(Related: Body, Difference, Sense, Training)

"Skating takes up 70 percent of my time, school about 25 percent. Having fun and talking to my friends, 5 percent. It's hard. I envy other kids a lot of things, but I get a guilt trip when I'm not training."
- Michelle Kwan
(Related: Time, Envy, Friends, Fun, Guilt, Kids, School, Talking, Training)

"I hated golf when we first started, but a big part of the training process was falling in love with this sport, so I went on tour with the UCLA Team."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Love, First, Golf, Training)

"Training's completely different now. It used to be a lot of running and work without the ball. Now it's all with the ball, which any player loves."
- Frank Lampard
(Related: Work, Now, Running, Training)

"I think it was in Moscow last year and I got changed for training the day before we played Moscow, but the fact is they actually wanted to do John's, me and John were next to each other and they did mine by mistake. John had done them I think. So yeah it is true."
- Frank Lampard
(Related: Mistake, Day, Fact, Training)

"The best training is to play by ear: trial by fire."
- John Legend
(Related: Fire, Play, Training)

"I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Theatre, Training, Value)

"Comedy is much more difficult than tragedy-and a much better training, I think. It's much easier to make people cry than to make them laugh."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: People, Comedy, Tragedy, Training)

"Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That's why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Imagination, Shakespeare, Training)

"I think if you look at Andre then and now, you look at two different models. Of course it's personal preference, I think Andre now is a great role model for the kids. He has started training differently than he was before, and so on and so on."
- Ivan Lendl
(Related: Kids, Now, Training)

"To be the best, you need to spend hours and hours and hours running, hitting the speed bag, lifting weights and focusing on training."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Running, Training)

"When I'm not in training. I'll walk around the streets at 153, but it's not solid; it's my socializing weight."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Training, Weight)

"Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Men, Women, Jobs, Safety, Security, Training)

"When I was still in my psychiatric residency training in New York City, I was subjected to the doctor draft of that time, during the early fifties, at the time of the Korean War."
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Related: Time, War, Draft, Training)

"I worked with a mime coach. I did weapons training. I did weight training."
- Kristanna Loken
(Related: Coach, Training, Weapons, Weight)

"Towards the end of 2003 it was hard to get through training - and the darkest point was when a doctor told me there was a possibility I could end up in a wheelchair."
- Jonah Lomu
(Related: Possibility, End, Training)

"I'm convinced my cockroaches have military training, I set off a roach bomb - they diffused it."
- Jay London
(Related: Military, Training)

"Ten years ago I was not heavily involved in the film world but on reflection it was a boom time with the mineral boom happening, so there was immense growth for industrial training films, documentaries to do with the mining, and the outback world."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Time, Growth, Film, Reflection, Training, World, Years)

"I have no inhibitions about smoking or drinking, but I think too much of my voice to place it in jeopardy. I have spent many good years in training and cultivating it, and I would be foolish to do anything which might impair or ruin it."
- Jeanette MacDonald
(Related: Drinking, Jeopardy, Ruin, Smoking, Training, Voice, Years)

"At my age, you need to verify that everything is fine. I put a lot of pressure on my body, and I feel sometimes pain in my back and in my knees, so I have to be sure that I can keep on training hard before going on."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Age, Body, Pain, Pressure, Training)

"I had had no art training."
- Dorothy Malone
(Related: Art, Training)

"The sum and substance of female education in America, as in England, is training women to consider marriage as the sole object in life, and to pretend that they do not think so."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Education, Marriage, Women, Life, America, England, Training)

"The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break."
- Richard Masur
(Related: Experience, Actors, Community, Theatre, Training)

"My idea was to go to Vienna to study conducting and perhaps play in an orchestra first, so I thought before I got to Vienna I could do with a little training in Paris."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: Thought, Idea, First, Paris, Play, Study, Training)

"A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater."
- Christy Mathewson
(Related: First, Spring, Theater, Training, Woman)

"The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress."
- Joseph McCabe
(Related: Progress, Play, Training)

"I am fully prepared to be commander in chief... I don't need on-the-job training."
- John McCain
(Related: Training)

"I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes."
- Al McGuire
(Related: People, Country, Doctors, Question, Training)

"With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Education, Career, Public, School, Students, Training)

"I think the point to be understood is that we're all different. I've never been a fan of theories of acting. I didn't go to drama school, so I was never put through a training that was limited by someone saying, 'This is the way you should act.'"
- Ian Mckellen
(Related: Act, Acting, Drama, Saying, School, Theories, Training)

"Actually I've never had formal training, I was lucky enough to continue working most of my career and aside from sitting in on a couple of classes, here and there, I basically just use my own instincts."
- Nancy McKeon
(Related: Career, Training)

"I wasn't straining at the bit to become a movie star any more than I had plotted to get out of vaudeville and into Broadway musicals."
- Ethel Merman
"I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters, risking their lives to protect others, but we need to protect our protectors with the best equipment training and resources."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Training)

"But that in and of itself this past year was not a factor in what I did for the national team every time I stepped out there, or in training, or when I stepped out there in the WUSA."
- Tiffeny Milbrett
(Related: Time, Past, Training)

"I worked with the same trainer that worked with Denzel Washington in THe Hurricane. It was three months of training, five days a week, 4 to 5 hours a day. This was followed by a month of choreography."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Day, Months, Training, Washington)

"Do some work in the theater if you can. It is the best training you can get."
- Juliet Mills
(Related: Work, Theater, Training)

"The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men."
- Susanna Moodie
(Related: Education, Men, Training, Want)

"My training was that you fill in the canvas where it needs colour and polishing. You start with the words on the first night and keep adding bits of business."
- Ron Moody
(Related: Business, First, Needs, Night, Training, Words)

"My training as an engineer has enabled me to design the stuff, but the reason I do it is not to make music but for the opportunity to work with musicians."
- Robert Moog
(Related: Design, Music, Work, Opportunity, Musicians, Reason, Training)

"Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: Day, Leading, Man, Training)

"Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Education, Facts, Information, Learning, Training)

"Well I knew JD could go out there and knock the guy out because in training I told JD all the time that he has height, reach and size and he has the power. JD has such a right hand, his right hand is like wow, oh man it is bad."
- Michael Moorer
(Related: Time, Power, Man, Right, Training)

"Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Dancing, First, Girls, Man, Training)

"My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet."
- Edwin Moses
(Related: Athletes, Training)

"I have never done any other job. I have sung in bands since I was 15. I left school completely unqualified. I have no other training."
- Alison Moyet
(Related: Job, School, Training)

"Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Art, Life, Being, Practice, Preparation, Training, Trials)

"Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Education, Country, Crisis, Drugs, Economy, Healthcare, Open, Potential)

"Taking Big Bird away from our five year olds, lunch money away from our ten year olds, job training programs away from our fifteen year olds, and college loans away from our twenty year olds is a disgrace."
- John Murray
(Related: Money, College, Disgrace, Job, Training)

"My hard work and excellent training entitled me to be a better actress than some of my competitors."
- Pola Negri
(Related: Work, Hard work, Training)

"We negotiated with the Honduran government the establishment of a regional military training center, for training central American forces, but the primary motivation for doing that was to be able to bolster the quality, improve the quality of the El Salvadoran fighting forces."
- John Negroponte
(Related: Government, Quality, Motivation, American, Fighting, Military, Training)

"To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Training)

"I am just a plain Jew; I mean have no training."
- Bebe Neuwirth
(Related: Training)

"What we now call school training, the pursuit of fixed studies at stated hours under the constant guidance of a teacher, I could scarcely be said to have enjoyed."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Guidance, Now, Pursuit, School, Training)

"On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Mountains, Today, Tomorrow, Training, Will)

"Every day I work my guts out in training, every match I play my heart out."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Work, Heart, Day, Play, Training)

"Jesus Christ is our supreme commander, but He operates only through His word, which is unquestionably a training manual. However, He has many interpreters, and few people see the Bible as a true training manual."
- Gary North
(Related: People, Bible, Christ, Training, Word)

"In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future."
- John Olver
(Related: Conflict, Doctors, End, Focus, Future, Iraq, Judges, Key, Months, Police, Soldiers, Teachers, Training)

"A lifetime of training for just ten seconds."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Training)

"Therefore, you are not training young people for the world of today and the world of tomorrow unless you are doing proven technology training. That is one of the reasons I'm so concerned."
- Major Owens
(Related: Technology, People, Today, Tomorrow, Training, World)

"I don't generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench."
- Satchel Paige
(Related: Running, Training)

"I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals... I've been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training."
- Jim Palmer
(Related: Hate, Sleep, Spring, Training)

"Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days."
- Evan Parker
(Related: Education, People, English, Force, Jazz, Musicians, Pretty, Training)

"Training Day was such a Hollywood movie; I didn't like it."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Day, Hollywood, Training)

"This was good training for research, because large parts of experimental work are sometimes boring or involve the use of skills in which one is not particularly gifted."
- Martin Lewis Perl
(Related: Work, Research, Training)

"I think it is inevitable that people program poorly. Training will not substantially help matters. We have to learn to live with it."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: People, Help, Training, Will)

"I had been here five years already, training very hard, learning about the systems, the shuttle, the station systems. But, everything really became real when I started to work with them."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Work, Learning, Training, Years)

"So, for me, I make no difference whether I'm training with my shuttle crew or the Expedition crew. Of course, I think I want to take more care of the Expedition crew, because they're going to stay there for a long time."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: Time, Care, Difference, Training, Want)

"It's, I mean, for me, it's the same as training with my crewmembers. We share the same first part of the flight. We all go together. It's the most critical part of the flight, the ascent."
- Philippe Perrin
(Related: First, Training)

"We're here so that Afghanistan does not once again become a sanctuary for transnational extremists the way it was when al-Qaeda planned the 9/11 attacks in the Kandahar area, conducted the initial training for the attackers in training camps in Afghanistan before they moved on to Germany and then to U.S. flight schools."
- David Petraeus
(Related: Afghanistan, Germany, Schools, Training)

"It is not the straining for great things that is most effective; it is the doing the little things, the common duties, a little better and better."
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
"In states where no regulation exists, anyone is permitted to perform medical imaging and radiation therapy procedures, sometimes after just a few weeks of on-the-job training."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Medical, states, Therapy, Training)

"Money is not everything. My ambition was football itself, not the money I'd make from it. If that brings me and my family a more comfortable lifestyle, then that's fine. But I don't spend my time between games and training sessions thinking about figures."
- Alessandro Del Piero
(Related: Family, Money, Time, Ambition, Football, Games, Thinking, Training)

"Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me, and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it."
- Abbe Pierre
(Related: Providence, Training)

"The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery."
- Plato
(Related: Education, Training)

"Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune."
- Plato
(Related: Cleverness, Evil, Ignorance, Learning, Misfortune, Training)

"I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It's listed as part of the poetic training, you know."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Trust, Gentleman, Training)

"I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Training, Wrong)

"After a hard day of basic training, you could eat a rattlesnake."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Day, Training)

"Training has been such a huge part of my life and career I hope to keep going with it."
- David Prowse
(Related: Life, Hope, Career, Training)

"I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training."
- Joseph Pulitzer
(Related: Men, Character, Ability, Desire, Help, Profession, Training)

"What I do say is that I can write verse, and that the writing of verse in strict form is the best possible training for writing good prose."
- Philip Pullman
(Related: Prose, Training, Writing)

"The traditional Christian attitude toward human personality was that human nature was essentially good and that it was formed and modified by social pressures and training."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Nature, Attitude, Christian, Human nature, Personality, Training)

"'Ouch' is not independent of social training. One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word."
- Willard Van Orman Quine
(Related: English, Training, Word)

"We hope that through these trade arrangements, through collaboration in training, in manpower development, and what have you, ASEAN in, say, ten years' time, will be a very different ASEAN."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Time, Development, Hope, Collaboration, Trade, Training, Will, Years)

"Training is fabulous because it gives you a basis, a strong structure, so that when you're unbelievably nervous and you think that you can't get a word out, you will get the word out."
- Charlotte Rampling
(Related: Training, Will, Word)

"Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability."
- Johannes Rau
(Related: Education, Training, Usefulness)

"I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us."
- Nancy Reagan
(Related: Life, Acting, Training)

"I came out of the Civil Rights Movement, and I had a different kind of focus than most people who have just the academic background as their primary training experience."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: Experience, People, Civil rights, Focus, Training)

"I had only played five games in my senior year in high school. I was not large enough. Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds. I didn't go with the Dodgers until spring training of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet."
- Pee Wee Reese
(Related: Games, Hell, School, Spring, Training)

"Basically it starts with four months of training, just basic stretching, kicking and punching. Then you come to the choreography and getting ready to put the dance together."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Dance, Months, Training)

"I went from elementary school to proper training, operatic training, and I went on to the Motown University and learned a lot of things from some wonderful people."
- Martha Reeves
(Related: People, School, Training, University)

"We find that the Romans owed the conquest of the world to no other cause than continual military training, exact observance of discipline in their camps, and unwearied cultivation of the other arts of war."
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
(Related: War, Discipline, Cause, Conquest, Military, Training, World)

"Few men are born brave. Many become so through training and force of discipline."
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
(Related: Men, Discipline, Force, Training)

"They don't allow you to go any further unless you can do this bomb suit training, because it puts such a mental strain on your spirit. It dumbs you down about 25 to 30 IQ points. You start to hallucinate in the heat inside the suit after 20-30 minutes. So you try not to stay in it too dang long. So the preparation for that - it's either you have it, or you do not."
- Jeremy Renner
(Related: Preparation, Spirit, Training)

"I had to wait a while to get the scans back but it shows nothing in terms of needing surgery which is good. I hurt my AC joint and I just need to strengthen it. There is an outside chance to start training by the end of this week and if not than the start of next week."
- Claudio Reyna
(Related: Chance, End, Hurt, Nothing, Training)

"We started training a month before the movie started and then by five months in, we were at our peak shape."
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Months, Training)

"That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Lonely, Pretty, Training, Writer)

"It takes a couple of years just to get the background and knowledge that you need before you can go into detailed training for your mission."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Knowledge, Mission, Training, Years)

"I am constantly working out-circuit training, jumping rope, and stair-stepping, and sticking to 1200 calories a day. It can't be something that you're doing to lose weight, and then once you do, you're done. I do it every day of my life."
- LeAnn Rimes
(Related: Life, Day, Training, Weight)

"I had no training in the theater. I did not study it but just did it."
- Michael Ritchie
(Related: Study, Theater, Training)

"We need to continue our full support of the nascent Iraqi government by helping to rebuild their economic infrastructure and maintain security while training the Iraqi security forces."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Government, Security, Support, Training)

"Nothing hinders a thing from being natural so much as the straining ourselves to make it seem so."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Being, Nothing)

"My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated."
- Bill Rodgers
(Related: Drinking, Endurance, Racing, Training, Water, Weakness)

"It is not uncommon in modern times to see governments straining every nerve to keep the peace, and the people whom they represent, with patriotic enthusiasm and resentment over real or fancied wrongs, urging them forward to war."
- Elihu Root
(Related: War, Peace, People, Enthusiasm, Resentment, Wrongs)

"The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Time, Children, Order, Profession, Training, Waste)

"While I have served in public office for 30 years, my professional training is as a pharmacist, not a lawyer or an accountant."
- George Ryan
(Related: Office, Public, Training, Years)

"I know intuitively when the work is right, no training can teach you this, it is simply a matter of feeling."
- Robert Ryan
(Related: Work, Feeling, Right, Training)

"An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn't been there. Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding."
- Alberto Salazar
(Related: Goals, Fun, Journey, Training)

"Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky, but I really was confident that I had done the training and didn't see any other reason to say otherwise."
- Alberto Salazar
(Related: Being, Career, Reason, Training)

"I've run a lot of miles over the years, some fast and some not so fast. I've won some big races and I've had some big disappointments, but I enjoy the freedom of running and the challenge of training and competition as much now as when I first started back in high school."
- Alberto Salazar
(Related: Challenge, Competition, Disappointments, First, Freedom, Now, Running, School, Training, Years)

"Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes, which they are tested on. What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge, the practical training."
- Harrison Salisbury
(Related: Knowledge, Class, Students, Training)

"Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game, you really do train to play. It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife. You can get away with not doing it for a while, as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness."
- Graeme Le Saux
(Related: Fitness, Ability, Play, Preparation, Training)

"Before I pitch any game, from spring training to Game 7 of the World Series, I'm scared to death."
- Curt Schilling
(Related: Death, Spring, Training, World)

"Nevertheless, I do know that we are part of a danger zone, we have military operations in Afghanistan and we're training the Iraqi police force. The terrorists also have us in their sights."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Afghanistan, Danger, Force, Military, Police, Training, Zone)

"Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Art, Religion, People, Training)

"First you learn a new language, profanity; and second you learn not to discipline your dogs when you're mad, and that's most of the time when you're training dogs."
- Lou Schultz
(Related: Time, Discipline, Dogs, First, Language, Profanity, Training)

"Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Body, Exercise, Spirit, Stress, Training)

"What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn't think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: May, Training, Weight, Years)

"Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Diet, Successful, Training)

"I was training more learning how to scuba dive which I'd never done which was really, really, really cool."
- Ashley Scott
(Related: Learning, Training)

"And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Money, Boys, Girls, Jobs, Recreation, Training)

"Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Health, Work, Education, Development, Abuse, Job, Mental health, Participation, Prison, Training, Treatment)

"I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice."
- Jill Scott
(Related: Listening, Practice, Training)

"I suppose I was very disappointed that I was injured during training for Korea. In fact, I had an argument with a grenade and it won, and consequently I was forced to come back to Australia for twelve months."
- Peter Scott
(Related: Argument, Fact, Months, Training)

"I may have been lucky with some sort of intuition, but I believe in training a great deal."
- David Selby
(Related: Intuition, May, Training)

"You mean guys don't get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street."
- Bud Selig
(Related: Hurt, Spring, Training, Walking)

"Fame is empowering. My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it. But there's no manual, no training course."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Thought, Mistake, Fame, Training)

"And I think that still is true of this business - which is basically research and development - that you probably spend more time in planning and training and designing for things to go wrong, and how you cope with them, than you do for things to go right."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Business, Time, Development, Planning, Research, Right, Training, Wrong)

"In the last 5 years I've been working with the LAPD, training police officers in first aid and CPR."
- Bobby Sherman
(Related: First, Police, Training, Years)

"Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training."
- Michael Shermer
(Related: Science, Thinking, Training)

"Penn State in 1955 became the first university to be issued a federal license to operate a nuclear reactor, which it continues to use for studies in the peaceful uses of atomic energy and the training of nuclear industry personnel."
- Don Sherwood
(Related: Energy, First, State, Training, University)

"The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Work, Potential, Racing, Training)

"For the novice runner, I'd say to give yourself at least 2 months of consistently running several times a week at a conversational pace before deciding whether you want to stick with it. Consistency is the most important aspect of training at this point."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Consistency, Months, Running, Training, Want)

"I started in law school in '71 and graduated in '74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time."
- Frank Shorter
(Related: Time, Day, Law, Running, School, Training)

"Central and western Pennsylvania has one of the best workforces in the country and this will provide job training, new skills and additional resources for those trying to find a job."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Country, Job, Training, Trying, Will)

"The word liberal distinguishes whatever nourishes the mind and spirit from the training which is merely practical or professional or from the trivialities which are no training at all."
- Alan K. Simpson
(Related: Liberal, Mind, Spirit, Training, Word)

"Surely the Department of Defense can and needs to do a better job of training new and existing first responders to respond to sexual assaults occurring in the military."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Defense, First, Job, Military, Needs, Training)

"There are lots of people in the world who do have the advantage of going to a good drama school and just decide that they want to be actors. There's nothing wrong with an untrained actor; they have to get their training somehow, they have to learn."
- Erika Slezak
(Related: People, Actor, Actors, Drama, Nothing, School, Training, Want, World, Wrong)

"We all laughed. It was more like that whole thing that I was talking about earlier. You go to training camp and after the season is over, you might not see the guys for six months until you go back to training camp."
- Bubba Smith
(Related: Months, Talking, Training)

"I am continually embarrassed by people who point me out as an example of what can be done without training."
- Kate Smith
(Related: People, Example, Training)

"It's less about the physical training, in the end, than it is about the mental preparation: boxing is a chess game. You have to be skilled enough and have trained hard enough to know how many different ways you can counterattack in any situation, at any moment."
- Jimmy Smits
(Related: Boxing, Chess, End, Training)

"Great poetry is always written by somebody straining to go beyond what he can do."
- Stephen Spender
(Related: Poetry)

"The only side effect of too much training is that you get into better shape. There is nothing wrong with that."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Effect, Nothing, Training, Wrong)

"What it is saying is that someone who was a world champion and who takes care of himself with a 17-year rest and applies the proper training techniques and perseverance could be successful."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Successful, Perseverance, Care, Rest, Saying, Training, World)

"I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren't hiring opera singers."
- Jo Stafford
(Related: Work, Economics, Hiring, Opera, School, Singing, Training, Years)

"I took speech training. I took a few voice lessons in college."
- Harry Dean Stanton
(Related: College, Speech, Training, Voice)

"The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises."
- Jason Statham
(Related: Balance, Fight, Training)

"Although AmeriCorps is making a difference among its participants and the people they serve, we must address homelessness and the need for job training among our veterans."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: People, Difference, Job, Training, Veterans)

"I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended, continuing and perfecting childhood drawing - without the traditional interruption of academic training."
- Saul Steinberg
(Related: Childhood, Training)

"If there's going to be an SAT, it's probably practical to invest in a book or perhaps in a course, but I'm sorry to say, I went to some classes that my kids took and it was clear in school that what they were doing was just SAT training."
- Robert Sternberg
(Related: Kids, School, Training)

"My main graduate training was received at the University of Chicago from which I received the Ph.D. in 1938."
- George Stigler
(Related: Chicago, Training, University)

"But a lot of my training can be done in Aston - a lot of the hard work, so to speak. But a new atmosphere, a new place, and it's good for me because I didn't want to get stuck in one spot, so coming home is good, back and forth, you know, where my roots are."
- Elvis Stojko
(Related: Home, Work, Hard work, Training, Want)

"I find languages that support just one programming paradigm constraining."
- Bjarne Stroustrup
(Related: Programming, Support)

"I've always held to the belief, though, that people who do too much acting training always look like they're acting, you know?"
- Noah Taylor
(Related: People, Belief, Acting, Training)

"There is all the difference in the world between departure from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them, and neglect of them through want of training or want of skill or want of understanding. Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is."
- Ellen Terry
(Related: Departure, Difference, Neglect, Rules, Skill, Training, Understanding, Want, World)

"I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Dancing, Painting, Training)

"In earlier times, so many people sang much more. You know as a kid you'd go to some kind of religious training and or summer camp or whatever it was and you'd learn to sing a lot of songs."
- Michael Tilson Thomas
(Related: People, Religious, Songs, Summer, Training)

"For me, being in front of the camera and training go hand in hand."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Being, Training)

"We were suddenly faced with the necessity of training a lot of young men in the art of navigation."
- Clyde Tombaugh
(Related: Art, Men, Navigation, Necessity, Training)

"A key factor is to do training that is fun."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Fun, Key, Training)

"In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Perseverance, Exercise, Help, Running, Training, Will)

"The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Purpose, Body, Spirit, Training)

"My childhood beliefs became so much a part of me that even today I find myself automatically living by a personal standard of conduct which can only be explained as resulting from my religious training."
- Robert Vaughn
(Related: Beliefs, Childhood, Living, Religious, Today, Training)

"We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Growth)

"Operation Northern Star with Canada has made significant progress in battling meth from the north, and we are engaged in numerous training opportunities in Mexico to help curb the problem from the south."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Progress, Canada, Help, Training)

"Yeah, well I've always played comedy. My background is musical comedy theatre and that's really where my training is. As an actor, that's my training."
- Christopher Walken
(Related: Actor, Comedy, Theatre, Training)

"My God given talent is my ability to stick with training longer than anybody else."
- Herschel Walker
(Related: God, Talent, Ability, Training)

"As far as intellectual training was concerned, my nine years from seven to sixteen were practically wasted."
- Mary A. Ward
(Related: Training, Years)

"I assure you that the training that you get in a midget, in a sprint car and perhaps in a Silver Crown car is really the kind of experience that makes you into a damn good race driver."
- Rodger Ward
(Related: Car, Experience, Race, Training)

"Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?"
- Thomas John Watson, Sr.
(Related: Experience, Mistake, Company, Fire, Training, Want)

"I had an instinctive feeling that the people who have little or no school training should have something coming into their homes weekly which dealt with their problems in a simple, helpful way... so I wrote in a plain, common-sense way on the things that concerned our people."
- Ida B. Wells
(Related: People, Feeling, Problems, School, Training)

"I think training of better Youth Coaches is essential."
- Arsene Wenger
(Related: Coaches, Training, Youth)

"The Teen Challenge Training Center on Pennsylvania farmland houses over 200 men in rehab. Other farms and centers have been birthed out of this ministry all over the world."
- David Wilkerson
(Related: Men, Teen, Challenge, Houses, Training, World)

"My training in Science of Mind had begun with my mother. She took me to a different church every Sunday, and she encouraged me to question the minister afterward."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Science, Mother, Church, Mind, Question, Training)

"These days baseball is different. You come to spring training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up."
- Dave Winfield
(Related: Baseball, Spring, Training)

"All of those art-based fields are similar in that they're all hard to make a living in and they all require an intense amount of training and discipline."
- Alicia Witt
(Related: Art, Discipline, Living, Training)

"I've had a lot more fun with the training."
- Kristi Yamaguchi
(Related: Fun, Training)

"The past couple years training with Kurt have really brought inspiration into my skating."
- Kristi Yamaguchi
(Related: Inspiration, Past, Training, Years)

"Our priorities require that all children of Palestine, men and women, be ready for conflict, both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Men, Women, Children, Conflict, Palestine, Priorities, Training)

"There is no comparison between the training here and the training in Israel."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Israel, Training)

"For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression."
- Billy Zane
(Related: Love, Trust, Work, Impression, Character, First, Psychology, Training)

"There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions. It is better to train under bad conditions, for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Difference, Race, Training)

"If one can stick to the training throughout the many long years, then will power is no longer a problem. It's raining? That doesn't matter. I am tired? That's besides the point. It's simply that I just have to."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Power, Training, Will, Years)

"It is the task of several months and it is a fact that a girl, either while rehearsing or actually playing, may be training for some character or feature in some future production not yet definitely fixed even in my own mind."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Character, Fact, Future, May, Mind, Months, Production, Training)