I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.— Maya Angelou
Special I've Learned quotations
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
If there is one thing I’ve learned in my years on this planet, it’s that the happiest and most fulfilled people I’ve known are those who devoted themselves to something bigger and more profound than merely their own self interest.
I have no illusions about being a genius musician.
I pride myself on being a soldier, a warrior for jazz. I trained a lot of young people, and I've learned my lessons well. I'd like to keep the flame burning.
One thing I’ve learned through all the ups and downs is that if you’re doing things right, then you have a core group of people. Not just a core group like your homies or your buddies, but a group of people that has a good influence on you, who you respect and admire, and you know that if they’re on your side, you’re doing something right.
I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.
Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're Doing Something.
I think if I've learned anything about friendship, it's to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don't walk away, don't be distracted, don't be too busy or tired, don't take them for granted. Friends are part of the glue that holds life and faith together. Powerful stuff.
I have always believed that you win as part of a team effort.
I've learned that if everybody does a little bit, it adds up to a lot.
A guy named Adolf Hitler won an election in 1932 .
.. and 50 million people died as a result ... what I learned as a little kid is that politics is, in fact, very important.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
I've also learned that the biggest lessons came from my biggest mistakes.
Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition.
It's crucial to an artist. If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it? I think I learned that from the artists, from my grandmother, from all the creative people I've spent time with over the years.
I've learned that making a 'living' is not the same thing as 'making a life'.
I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.
You live and you learn, man. I've learned you can't wait on anybody. You have to raise your awareness yourself.
I've learned over the years that if you start thinking about the race, it stresses you out a little bit. I just try to relax and think about video games, what I'm gonna do after the race, what I'm gonna do just to chill. Stuff like that to relax a little before the race.
I've never felt that fear is my enemy.
Fear is my friend. It offers me a chance to stay alert, keep growing, continue creating something new. If you don't take that sort of risk, you learn nothing.
I've learned over the years that when it comes to success, consistency is key.
Consistent hard work that we may not like doing today, but for a payoff we'll love tomorrow. Earn it. Enjoy it.
Me? Well, I don't know, I must go to a dictionary and learn what a crook is.
I've never been a crook.
Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you've got something to share.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
I know the stars are my home. I learned about them, needed them for survival in terms of navigation. I know where I am when I look up at the sky. I know where I am when I look up at the Moon; it's not just some abstract romantic idea, it's something very real to me. See, I've expanded my home.
You should follow your passions, you know? And you should make sure you do something you love. That's all I've learned, is that if you're doing something you love you'll work harder at it and make it happen, I can promise you that.
As long as you've done your best, making mistakes doesn't matter.
You and I are human; we will mess up. What counts is learning from your mistakes and getting back up when life has knocked you down.
When people tell me they've learned from experience, I tell them the trick is to learn from other people's experience.
I've learned that every working mom is a superwoman.
The teachers I've learned the most from, didn't think they were teaching me;
they just thought we were friends.
I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.
I love loud music. I listen loud, and that's part of how I've learned how to do this. Record softly and play back loud and a whole other thing happens.
Well, I've learned something from Michael Robison just about maximizing your shots. For example, if I'm shooting a scene and someone's driving at the wheel, you could steal an insert in the same shot.
I've learned that you know your husband still loves you when there are two brownies left and he takes the smaller one.
I love experienced people. I love people who are phenomenally talented. I love people who've worked so hard and been so courageous and are the leaders in their fields. For me to meet somebody like that and learn from them and share words with them -to me that's magic.
I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide.
Sports can do so much. They've given me a framework: meeting new people, confidence, self-esteem, discipline, motivation. All these things I learned, whether I knew I was learning them or not, through sports.
I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.