quote by Pierre Trudeau

What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other. Travel a thousand miles by train and you are a brute; pedal five hundred on a bicycle and you remain basically a bourgeois; paddle a hundred in a canoe and you are already a child of nature.

— Pierre Trudeau

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After a hard day of basic training, you could eat a rattlesnake.


Basic training quote Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.
Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.

I've attained my mass basically by training hard and very, very heavy.

Basic training quote Your strongest muscle
Your strongest muscle
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I was scared before every battle. That old instinct of self-preservation is a pretty basic thing, but while the action was going on some part of my mind shut off and my training and discipline took over. I did what I had to do.

They (Women Marines) don't have a nickname, and they don't need one.

They get their basic training in a Marine atmosphere, at a Marine Post. They inherit the traditions of the Marines. They are Marines.

It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure. Basic professional ethics would instead require him to write a DestroyCity procedure, to which Baghdad could be given as a parameter.


Basic training quote Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to
Education is not the learning of facts, it's rather the training of the mind to think.

We can never have too much preparation and training.

We must be a strong competitor. We must adhere staunchly to the basic principle that anything less than full equality is not enough. If we compromise on that principle our soul is dead.

... the basic principles of the military services are unchangeable. Courage and candor, obedience and comradeship, love of fatherland and loyalty to the State: these are ever the distinguishing characteristics of the soldier and sailor. Building character through intelligent training and education is always the first and greatest goal.

I trained with the FBI in Portland and I also had many conversations with female FBI agents in Los Angeles, as well. That was again something that also came in very handy for Basic, because I'd learned already how to handle a gun and how to behave just physically when you're in a situation, a threat. That was very good to know.

Basic training quote Champions train, losers complain.
Champions train, losers complain.

You don't train for only the 100-meter dash and you don't practice only the excerpts. When I prepared for auditions, I spent most of my time each day on scales and exercises to be my best in basic musicianship, and only a half-hour or so on the actual excerpts I'd be playing.

I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.


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.

Basic training quote Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.
Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.

I fear - as far as I can tell - that most undergraduate degrees in computer science these days are basically Java vocational training.

Childhood is not merely basic training for utilitarian adulthood.

It should have some claims upon our mercy, not for its future value to the economic interests of competitive societies but for its present value as a perishable piece of life itself.

The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it.

If it doesn't move, kick it until it does.

Basic training quote If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry
If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.

The basic idea that incentives can be used to motivate behavior is a powerful one. It works for employees, and it has a clear place in parenting, as anyone who has tried to potty-train a recalcitrant toddler with sticker rewards knows.


Thus, the more succinctly a train of thought was expounded, and the more comprehensive the unity of its basic idea, the closer it would approximate to the prerequisites of the mathematical way of thinking.

I spend my time sitting in train stations, parks, parking lots, cafes, just looking at people - eavesdropping, basically. I'm vulnerable to all of it.

Basic training quote Champions train. Losers complain.
Champions train. Losers complain.

Education is like a diamond with many facets: It includes the basic mastery of numbers and letters that give us access to the treasury of human knowledge, accumulated and refined through the ages; it includes technical and vocational training as well as instruction in science, higher mathematics, and humane letters.

Technology must be implemented as part of a thoughtful, holistic approach to education transformation that includes teacher training, relevant curricula, parental involvement, and programs for children that fill unmet needs for basics like nutrition and health care.

Running makes you an athlete in all areas of life.

..trained in the basics, prepared for whatever comes, ready to fill each hour and deal with the decisive moment.


Basic training quote Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't
Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat the well enough so they don't want to.

I fear - as far as I can tell - that most undergraduate degrees in computer science these days are basically Java vocational training. I've heard complaints from even mighty Stanford University with its illustrious faculty that basically the undergraduate computer science program is little more than Java certification.

In your training, do not be in a hurry, for it takes a minimum of ten years to master the basics and advance to the first rung. Never think of yourself as an all-knowing, perfected master; you must continue to train daily with your friends and students and progress together in the Art of Peace.

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.

Basic training quote If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry
If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.

Basically, I want to spend my time in retreat, but to my own amazement, I agreed to help with a project to start a training center for nuns. I agreed because I think it's really very important for the Western Sangha. I don't know how I'm going to help, but it's important.

I came to my first Colts training camp in July of 1950, and it was murder, absolute murder. We had a coach named Clem Crow who must have been nuts. You got to remember that I'd been a Marine, had gone through basic training and spent 26 months in the Pacific during WWII, but the Marine drill instructors had nothing on Clem.


To make good photographs, to express something, to contribute something to the world he lives in, and to contribute something to the art of photography besides imitations of the best photographers on the market today, that is basic training, the understanding of self.

Basic training quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

In 1986, our commencement speaker was George Schultz, secretary of state, fourth in line to the president. You get me-basic cable's second most popular fake newsman. At this rate, the class of 2021 will be addressed by a zoo parrot in a mortar-board that has been trained to say "congratulations.

The family is the basic cell of government: it is where we are trained to believe that we are human beings or that we are chattel, it is where we are trained to see the sex and race divisions and become callous to injustice even if it is done to ourselves, to accept as biological a full system of authoritarian government.

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.

Basic training quote It something is wrong, fix it. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes noth
It something is wrong, fix it. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.

NASA's training philosophy is "no surprises.

" So what they did is put a simulator on Earth where it looks exactly the same as a shuttle toilet and they put a camera down in the bottom of the opening for solid-waste collection, with a light that basically illuminates your asshole.


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.

That's the classic nature of people, though.

We'll skip the basics and get pissed when the sexy stuff doesn't work.

I didn't mind basic training. It taught me that something that seems impossible at the start can be achieved.

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.