„I learned so much from listening to people. And all I knew was, the only thing I had was honesty and openness.“

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„I swear people don't want sex so much as they want somebody who'll listen to 'em … the first thing you learn after fellatio is how to listen.“

—  Lily Tomlin American actress, comedian, writer, and producer 1939

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„If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.“

—  Michelangelo Buonarroti Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet 1475 - 1564

Found attributed to Michelangelo in non-specialist publications as early as 1929 https://books.google.com/books?id=-0YhAQAAMAAJ&dq=If+people+knew+how+hard+I+had+to+work+to+gain+my+mastery%2C+it+would+not+seem+so+wonderful+at+all.&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=michelangelo, but no source is known. Not found in any known biography of Michelangelo.
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„I learned this from Mike Wallace. Listen, be a good listener. You don't have to fill space. Just sit there and listen.“

—  Ed Bradley News correspondent 1941 - 2006

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„I became my mother, my grandmother. I learned to travel all their paths and became all of them... I knew I had a mission, and no power on earth could stop me.“

—  Charlotte Salomon German painter 1917 - 1943

Quote, 1941-43; as cited in 'The obsessive art and great confession of Charlotte Salomon' https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/the-obsessive-art-and-great-confession-of-charlotte-salomon by Toni Bentley, in 'The New Yorker', 15 July, 2017
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„It's not important to me… people will see my films if they want to. Also, I cannot deal with so many things, I have bandwidth only for that much.“

—  Aamir Khan Indian film actor, director, and producer of Hindi Cinema 1965

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„I hadn’t learned much in high school; I had majored in girls.“

—  Robert A. Heinlein, livro The Number of the Beast

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„There is so much that we must learn to see and be, if we could only open our minds. Just grow with God and please be patient with me, and I will give you my life.“

—  Dawud Wharnsby Canadian musician 1972

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Contexto: Every picture you give me I save, and every colour you use is so true to you. Every minute we spend I engrave, and every memory rethought is so new. There is trust that we must recognize. There is so much that we must learn to see and be, if we could only open our minds. Just grow with God and please be patient with me, and I will give you my life.

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