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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run. Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise, and one that will task the reader more than any other exercise which the customs of the day esteem. It requires a training such as the athletes underwent, the steady intention almost of the whole life to this object.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing, but cabbage with a college education.
  • Benjamin Millepied
    Benjamin Millepied
    French dancer and choreographer 1977-
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    'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
  • Arthur Capper
    Arthur Capper
    American politician 1865-1951
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    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.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    A lot of small towns in Texas have only volunteer fire departments. And even though they're called volunteer fire departments, they are usually very professional and have great training and usually have good equipment.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man can seldom - very, very, seldom - fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.
  • Benny Green
    Benny Green
    American musician
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    Actually, I've had very little classical training, although I love listening to classical music very much.
  • Bridget Moynahan
    Bridget Moynahan
    American actress and model 1971-
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    All of a sudden, you have this newborn you have no training for. It's frightening.
  • Alberto Salazar
    Alberto Salazar
    American track coach and long-distance runner 1958-
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    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.
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    An educational method that shall have liberty as its basis must intervene to help the child to a conquest of liberty. That is to say, his training must be such as shall help him to diminish as much as possible the social bonds which limit his activity.
  • Brandi Chastain
    Brandi Chastain
    American soccer player 1968-
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    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.
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
    American politician 1947-
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    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.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
    Danish architect and designer 1902-1971
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    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.
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