It is in the character of growth that we should learn from both pleasant and unpleasant experiences.
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.
I learned how important it is to entertain people and give them a reason to come and watch you play.
I don’t have any desire to learn. I feel it’s like a voodoo, that it would spoil things if I actually learnt how things are done.
I do not know the limits, within which the freedom of my philosophical teaching would be confined, if I am to avoid all appearance of disturbing the publicly established religion.
Have you learned lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned the great lessons of those who rejected you, and braced themselves against you? or who treated you with contempt, or disputed the passage with you?