Lesson Quotes

The lesson I learned in Cairo still applies. The only way to deal with bureaucrats is with stealth and sudden violence.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

The hardest-learned lesson: that people have only their kind of love to give, not our kind.

Mignon McLaughlin

Through the centuries, the history of peoples is but a lesson in mutual tolerance.

Emile Zola

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.

Henry Miller

It is the Law that any difficulties that can come to you at any time, no matter what they are, must be exactly what you need most at the moment, to enable you to take the next step forward by overcoming them. The only real misfortune, the only real tragedy, comes when we suffer without learning the lesson.

Emmet Fox

The lesson adults can learn here is that the world is filled with things for our enjoyment.

Allen Klein

The one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.

Diane Sawyer

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.

John Henrik Clarke

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.

James Russell Lowell

When the authorities warn you of the dangers of having sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities.

Matt Groening

The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table, and deny the aggressor theirs.

Richard M. Nixon

Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books

William Cowper

Endurance and to be able to endure is the first lesson a child should learn because it’s the one they will most need to know.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President

Lyndon B. Johnson

The time is almost upon us when a pack-train must wind its way up a graveled highway and turn its bellmare in the pasture of a summer hotel. When that day comes, the pack-train will be dead, the diamond hitch will be merely rope, and Kit Carson and Jim Bridger will be names in a history lesson. And thenceforth the march of empire will be a matter of gasoline and four wheel brakes.

Aldo Leopold

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