Quotation Explorer - 'Trained'

The difference between a trained mind and a free mind is that a trained mind will fail to see just how trained their mind is by tradition, while a free mind has discarded such limitations... - Lionel Suggs
In the conditions of modern life the rule is absolute, the race which does not value trained intelligence is doomed. - Alfred North Whitehead
The prayer of a trained theurgist is like the majestic flow of a large river; but an ignorant and weak person can produce only something similar to an irregular trickle from a half-clogged tap. - Mouni Sadhu
I stopped at a red light, feeling foolish as always for stopping at an intersection at an hour when the streets are deserted, just because a colored lightbulb told me to. Society has got me so fucking trained. I rubbed my eyes and groaned and felt utterly alone in the world. - David Wong
A knowledgeable manager can lend to the success of an organization "almost" as much as a poorly trained manager can damage it. - Mark W. Boyer
When the politicians complain that TV turns the proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained. - Edward R. Murrow
I tell my students, 'When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game. - Toni Morrison
For I have trained myself and am training myself always to be able to dance lightly in the service of thought - Søren Kierkegaard
As Richard has pointed out on several occasions, I subscribe to the irregular verb theory of life: I am a trained investigator, you have a healthy curiosity, she/he is a nosy parker. - Val McDermid
Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals. - John Steinbeck
The student must be humbled to be trained by the teacher. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love, our subject:we've trained it like ivy to our walls. - Adrienne Rich
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense. - Thomas H. Huxley
The heart carries heavy loads when it is being trained to carry weighty blessings. - Matshona Dhliwayo
you are trained for job but you are born to work.Exert then your energy in the right proportion on the most vital matters - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to education and leadership development as Chairman of the LeadAmerica Foundation. With his passion in studying and singing opera, he is trained in the martial arts of Jyu Ryu and Miyama Ryu Combat Jujitsu. - Chris Salamone
We have trained them to think of the Future as a promised land which favored heroes attain-not as something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. - C.S. Lewis
A student must be humbled to trained by teacher. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Its oke to be sad. I've been trained to love my darkness - Lady Gaga
Well, I'm a painter, I was trained as a painter…I seem to have spent a little less time painting than I might've done…But it didn't transcend the feeling of playing at UFO and those sort of places with the lights and that, the fact that the group was getting bigger and bigger. - Syd Barrett
Most managers were trained to be the thing they most despise -- bureaucrats. - Alvin Toffler
I remember watching the mascara tears flood the ivories and I thought, "It's OK to be sad." I've been trained to love my darkness. - Lady Gaga
It is time for a return to childhood, to simplicity, to running and climbing and laughing in the sunshine, to experiencing happiness instead of being trained for a lifetime of pursuing happiness. It is time to let children be children again. - L.R. Knost
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club. - Thomas Henry Huxley
Don't do what you want. Do what you don't want. Do what you're trained not to want. Do the things that scare you the most. - Chuck Palahniuk
I am a trained professional liar. Do not read me as a textbook. - Laura Anne Gilman
Young bodies are like tender plants, which grow and become hardened to whatever shape you've trained them. - Desiderius Erasmus
One trained dog equals 60 search-and-rescue workers. - Charles Stoehr
PHILANTHROPIST, n. A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness, can be trained to do most things. - Jilly Cooper
I trained for three years at drama school to be an actor - not a celebrity.
Soldiers are not trained for retire - Bimo Satriyo
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