— Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961
— Jeff VanderMeer American writer 1968
„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
„I dont believe in learning from other peoples pictures. I think you should learn from your own interior vision of things and discover, as I say, Innocently, as though there had never been anybody.“
— Orson Welles American actor, director, writer and producer 1915 - 1985
— 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.
„I've been learning to live without you now
But I miss you sometimes
The more I know, the less I understand
All the things I thought I knew, I'm learning them again.“
— Don Henley American singer, lyricist, producer and drummer 1947
"The Heart of the Matter"
„I encourage you to visit the devastated areas and talk to the people and listen to them... Not just distribute relief and then leave. I encourage you to visit the devastated areas and talk to the people and listen to them... Not just distribute relief and then leave. I assure u that you will learn a lot by being able to see things from their eyes... and perhaps those who criticize would understand. Beyond receiving relief goods, sometimes they also need someone who will listen to them. Try it. I promise that u will learn a lot.“
— Francis Escudero Filipino politician 1969
Francis Escudero Twitter feed: @SayChiz (5:44 p.m. 13 October 2009).
„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 Charlotte wrote of the dead women in her family: her mother and grandmother; both committed suicide
— Robert A. Heinlein American science fiction author 1907 - 1988
Chapter IX : Most males have an unhealthy tendency to obey laws., p. 81