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  • Carole Bouquet
    Carole Bouquet
    French actress and fashion 1957-
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    A man can't pass on, like a mother could, an awareness of your body, or sensuality, or what it means to be a woman. I was never taught what femininity was. I learnt it - or rather I invented it - on my own. I tended not to talk at all, if people were staring at me.
  • B.F. Skinner
    B.F. Skinner
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    Education is what survives when what has been learnt has been forgotten.
    Source: New Scientist 22 (392), 21 May 1964, pp.483-4.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital.
  • Benito Mussolini
    Benito Mussolini
    Italian politician and journalist 1883-1945
    Benito Mussolini
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    I am making superhuman efforts to educate this people. When they have learnt to obey, they will believe what I tell them.
    Source: As quoted in The Tyrants : 2500 Years of Absolute Power and Corruption
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society.
  • Agatha Christie
    Agatha Christie
    British writer 1891-1976
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    I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
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    I have learnt to love you late, Beauty at once so ancient and so new!
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
    Ben Affleck
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    I've finally learnt how to say, "No comment". To appear in the tabloids is a real learning curve and a steep one at that. You had better learn quick or you get burnt.
  • Carol Bellamy
    Carol Bellamy
    American nonprofit executive 1942-
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    Instant telecommunication allows better and updated information, lessons learnt and problems encountered to be exchanged and debated, it alerts us more quickly to problems and brings to many households around the world visions and information which hopefully spur us to action.
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
    Ben Elton
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    My advice to anyone adapting a novel is that once they've read it and learnt to understand it, then they must throw it away and never look at it again!
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth Bowen
    Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
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    Only in a house where one has learnt to be lonely does one have this solicitude for things. One's relation to them, the daily seeing or touching, begins to become love, and to lay one open to pain.
  • Billy Joe Saunders
    Billy Joe Saunders
    English professional boxer 1989-
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    People are starting to see that now and I've learnt more from those 10 rounds than I have in my previous 10 fights.
  • Cat Stevens
    Cat Stevens
    British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 1948-
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    The very first lesson that I learnt from the Qur'an was the message of unity and peace.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
    Ben Okri
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    The worst time was 1983. Love and life and everything went wrong. I reached absolute rock bottom. I saw the Minotaur at the bottom of the abyss. I learnt of the harshness of the world and its impartiality to human failure.
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Polish-born Jewish writer in Yiddish, Nobel Prize in Literature 1902-1991
    Isaac Bashevis Singer
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    There is great treasure there behind our skull and this is true about all of us. This little treasure has great, great powers, and I would say we only have learnt a very, very small part of what it can do.
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