Top 1899 Training Quotes

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“Fighting for a job – that’s been my mindset every Spring Training.”

― Aaron Judge

“The worst position you are in is when you are on the medical bed, and you can’t get out on that training pitch.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“I give everything when I’m on the pitch. When I’m at the training ground, working in the gym or whatever, I always give everything I’ve got.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“Being a midfielder, I need to get up and down, whether it’s to get back and defend or get away from my opposite number. Extra effort in training makes all the difference.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“I think there needs to be modified penalties in training camp because there’s severely modified compensation in training camp for all of us.”

― Aaron Rodgers

“Providence was well aware what lay ahead for me, and my Capuchin training was to prepare me for it.”

― Abbe Pierre

“In any business, there are facilities that excel at what they do and others that need improvement and further training.”

― Abby Johnson

“The truth is, I’ve been on a team my whole life. I’m the youngest of 7, so I’ve been training to be an athlete my whole life.”

― Abby Wambach

“Sometimes when you fail, it allows you the opportunity to grow more motivation and get more intense about your training.”

― Abby Wambach

“I started training when I was a senior in high school. I trained at the Combat Zone Wrestling Academy in South Philadelphia.”

― Adam Cole

“I was in a mountain biking accident and broke my sternum about three months before my unit was supposed to deploy to Iraq, and it’s such a close-knit community that the idea of not getting to go is hugely jarring, so I tried to get put back in training and wound up injuring it worse.”

― Adam Driver

“I love tuning into Radio 1 on a Friday night after training and hearing the new stuff.”

― Adam Peaty

“I’ve been going to the same barber the last few years, and we have great chats whenever I’m in the chair. He’ll ask: ‘How you doing? How’s the training going?’ Just ordinary, obvious things, but then, like you do with your barber, you start talking about personal stuff.”

― Adam Peaty

“Training is my drug. I’m going to be the best I can in and out of the water – train right, eat right – and that is the way it should be.”

― Adam Peaty

“I believe I can get faster because I have trained for it, and I’m doing faster times I’ve ever done in training.”

― Adam Peaty

“I like training alone. Otherwise, I find I get too dependent on someone else for motivation.”

― Aditya Roy Kapur

“I’ve never had formal drama-school training; I’ve just picked things up as I’ve gone along.”

― Agyness Deyn

“I think that training is important. I think you need to learn as much as you can learn. I would say that it’s important and probably crucial, but I wouldn’t say that everyone has to have it.”

― Aida Turturro

“Every now and then, you’ll get one of those days when you’re feeling rubbish or when you have to pretty much drag yourself out of bed to get to training. But then you’ll see the Olympic pool, and all the excitement and adrenaline will come rushing back.”

― Aimee Willmott

“I’m a lawyer by training, of course.”

― Ajit Pai

“I joined Khalsa College just opposite Don Bosco in class XI, but soon I quit studies and was sent to Bangkok by my father to learn martial arts, as that is the only place we could afford given that I would also work there to support my training.”

― Akshay Kumar

“It’s my goal to make martial arts compulsory for girls in school. In China, you have to do two years of martial arts’ training without which you cannot get a graduation degree.”

― Akshay Kumar

“I don’t know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.”

― Al McGuire

“Germany, Austria, Switzerland – they have vocational training that’s aligned to the needs of business and don’t have youth unemployment problems.”

― Alain Dehaze

“Because of outdated regulations, workers in different types of contract often have unequal access to healthcare, pensions, education, and training, as well as other social benefits. This has to change for countries to remain competitive and for our businesses and workers to survive in the digital age.”

― Alain Dehaze

“The golden recipe for creating jobs is learning what kinds of people companies need and feeding them with training programmes.”

― Alain Dehaze

“Backstage life is terrific training for an actor, seeing shows from the wings.”

― Alan Alda

“I never got any training in how to write novels as an English major at Oberlin, but I got some great training for writing novels from anthropology and from Margaret Mead.”

― Alan Furst

“These guys live and breathe football; they get something out of going to the training ground every day.”

― Alan Hansen

“The word liberal distinguishes whatever nourishes the mind and spirit from the training which is merely practical or professional or from the trivialities which are no training at all.”

― Alan K. Simpson

“I think it is inevitable that people program poorly. Training will not substantially help matters. We have to learn to live with it.”

― Alan Perlis

“You can take 100 penalties in training, but when you go out on that pitch in front of all those people and the television cameras, it’s completely different.”

― Alan Shearer

“I’m about 90 percent vegan. I think veganism is really well suited for training, at least for me anyway.”

― Alanis Morissette

“I think the two most important parts of any athlete’s workouts are his leg workouts and his core training.”

― Albert Pujols

“In regards to core training, I try to incorporate the medicine ball whenever possible. As a baseball player, there is a lot of twisting and turning that I will do. Keeping my abs strong is as important as anything else.”

― Albert Pujols

“Early in my career I was accused of being overconfident and even cocky, but I really was confident that I had done the training and didn’t see any other reason to say otherwise.”

― Alberto Salazar

“An athlete who tells you the training is always easy and always fun simply hasn’t been there. Goals can be elusive which makes the difficult journey all the more rewarding.”

― Alberto Salazar

“I didn’t give myself enough breaks during the training year to recover. I didn’t understand the power of periodization.”

― Alberto Salazar

“I’ve found that my athletes run their best races after about 10 weeks of intense training.”

― Alberto Salazar

“I try to give everything I have, both in training and the games.”

― Aleksandar Mitrovic

“I am driven by ingredients. My Italian heritage and French training inevitably poke through as well, guiding my techniques.”

― Alex Guarnaschelli

“Big climbs energize me. It’s all the other aspects of being a pro-climber that wear me down. The travel and expeditions and training can become pretty tiring. But the actual big climbs – that’s what I live for.”

― Alex Honnold

“Music can be useful during training to help get you psyched, and I still listen to music on easy climbs or in the gym. But during cutting-edge solos or really hard climbs, I unplug. There shouldn’t be a need for extra motivation on big days, be it music or anything else. It should come from within.”

― Alex Honnold

“The thing with physical preparation is I have tons of friends who train at a really high level and who can give me advice. But with mental training, I don’t really know anybody who has a much better mind for climbing, I guess, so I don’t really know where I would go. It’s not really a limiting factor for me.”

― Alex Honnold

“We know what Mesut is like because we see him in training every day. He’s world class.”

― Alex Iwobi

“Whenever something in the system changes, you have to prove yourself again. But wherever you go, you have to prove that you’re better than whoever else is on the team. At a team like Arsenal, that’s always going to be hard so I always have to be on it in training and matches.”

― Alex Iwobi

“I start warming up before training an hour before at the hotel. That’s not because I feel old and my body needs it. It’s because it’s prehab. It’s preventing those injuries.”

― Alex Morgan

“Even when I’m training alone, I always prefer doing soccer-related stuff. On my own, I’ll run through cones or do some shooting exercises or pass the ball against the wall.”

― Alex Morgan

“I started going training with Southampton, and they were selecting the team for the under-9s. I did a six-week trial and got in. I was quite lucky to play at a good standard from a very young age.”

― Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

“I had to get out of the Boston area, so I flipped a coin and said, ‘Heads – Miami, tails – California. I was in my mid-20s and came out here with no training. Acting wasn’t even in my mind.”

― Alex Rocco

“When I played for Boston Breakers in my early twenties, I really stepped up my training, which meant running drills until you’re sick.”

― Alex Scott

“Most of my football education was under Hope Powell, and were some of her training sessions boring? Yes. But were they necessary? Yes. We fully understood what we needed to do as a defensive unit.”

― Alex Scott

“We need to give our goalkeepers the same level of training that we’ve given to our outfield players.”

― Alex Scott

“The real football starts in training camp.”

― Alex Smith

“I fast all the time – daily. It’s such a counterintuitive thing because, my whole life, I’ve been training to get bigger.”

― Alex Smith

“When I was in NXT, I was still training every day. I was still in the ring every day and working every live event. And just because I wasn’t on shows that were taped for NXT TV, I don’t think people knew what skills I could do.”

― Alexa Bliss

“My coach would push us off the balance beam and teach us how to fall. That helps with your body awareness, your air awareness, but even the training I had in cheerleading, gymnastics, bodybuilding, nothing prepares you for what you go through in the ring.”

― Alexa Bliss

“I always stretch after working out or training and then again before going to sleep. It keeps the muscles healthy and useful, reduces risk of injuries, and is a great way to wind down.”

― Alexander Dreymon

“There’s no big secret to training. But different body, different training. With me, you have to build muscles but also stay flexible and stay kind of soft, which I am naturally.”

― Alexander Zverev

“I was lucky because when I’d done ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief,’ I had to have extensive weapons training.”

― Alexandra Daddario

“I went to Brazil to learn more about my body and my physique: what to do before training, during training, after training, even after the match.”

― Alexandre Pato

“We have to diversify our economy. We have to create jobs. We have to focus on education, more training programmes.”

― Ali Bongo Ondimba

“I felt like the Germans were being mean to me at training, but they were actually just trying to help. I learned really quick – which made me a better player. I’m appreciative of the way they treated me. It’s just the language and, of course, as an American, I had to learn that. No offense to them; I love them to death, and I love my teammates.”

― Ali Krieger

“It’s a privilege and an honor to play for the national team, but I think that the training that I was in at Frankfurt was the highest level right underneath.”

― Ali Krieger

“I do weight training and follow strict diet. It is very important to look a certain way. I don’t think being extra skinny and thin is desirable, but you have to be fit.”

― Alia Bhatt

“I work out with Pilates – it’s a great workout for body alignment. I work out every day with once a week break. I mix it with weight training and cardio.”

― Alia Bhatt

“I do work very hard. I have been very colored by that education. I spent six days a week, seven hours a day training. That will always be the foundation of my work.”

― Alicia Vikander

“All of those art-based fields are similar in that they’re all hard to make a living in and they all require an intense amount of training and discipline.”

― Alicia Witt

“I have never done any other job. I have sung in bands since I was 15. I left school completely unqualified. I have no other training.”

― Alison Moyet

“Like other elements of childhood for the precociously gifted – private or home schooling, overstructured activity, and proto-professional training – edutainment products are part of a system that divides children into haves and have-lesses.”

― Alissa Quart

“I don’t know whether endurance sports attract obsessional people, or training for endurance sports makes people obsessional… it’s the chicken and the egg.”

― Alistair Brownlee

“My brother has the potential to become one of the top guys within Strikeforce. He had a very busy personal life; therefore, he wasn’t training as hard as he should, but if he’s going to pick up his training, he will be a danger for every fighter.”

― Alistair Overeem

“When my entire focus is on training and just preparing… I just do 100-percent that and nothing else.”

― Alistair Overeem

“Improv training allows you to get out of your head a little bit and take more risks, which is something I would like to continue to improve upon.”

― Allison Tolman

“Every training camp is important so you can show you’re improving and staying consistent.”

― Aly Raisman

“As a kid, I trained to be an Olympic gymnast. My schedule was rigorous. Four hours a day, Monday through Saturday, I was at the gym. My body was like a boy’s, narrow hips, flat-chested, wide shoulders. When I was 12, I badly injured my ankle and was forced to stop training immediately.”

― Amanda de Cadenet

“I’ve built ‘The Conversation’ from the ground up with no business training.”

― Amanda de Cadenet

“Keep your mouth shut and see what’s happening around you. Don’t finish people’s sentences for them. Don’t just hear what they say, but also how they behave while they’re saying it. That was great training for writing.”

― Amy Bloom

“Training to be a therapist teaches you to shut up and listen, and that is certainly useful as a writer.”

― Amy Bloom

“I sometimes work with a communications and media training firm called KNP Communications. It’s nice to bring the research to the practitioners; I learn a lot watching how they put it into practice, and I know they like to be on top of what’s happening on the research front.”

― Amy Cuddy

“During the election in 1989, there was the first Soviet election with alternative candidates to local government. I myself arranged special training for them.”

― Anatoly Chubais

“When I started training martial arts, I learned about respect.”

― Anderson Silva

“I don’t have a problem putting on or cutting weight. I would adapt my training if I’m training for a Light Heavyweight fight by using different techniques and by wearing a weight vest to get used to the extra fighting weight.”

― Anderson Silva

“I feel better training in Brazil.”

― Anderson Silva

“I’m always training. I’ve been told that I don’t take enough time off.”

― Andre Iguodala

“I always do my utmost both in training and during matches.”

― Andre Schurrle

“On the first training session Pogba had with Juventus, the players were laughing. We were not laughing for any other reason than we were just in total disbelief that this player with so much obvious ability was able to leave the club the size of Manchester United for free – and I think Juventus are still laughing.”

― Andrea Pirlo

“Top European clubs are always progressing with what they can do off the field. Training is getting more scientific, and we are constantly getting more educated on nutrition.”

― Andrea Pirlo

“I’ve been to a lot of places to play cricket, but cricket and training get in the way! In India, all you see is the hotel and the cricket ground.”

― Andrew Flintoff

“Make working out the centre band of core and hips a priority during any training session. As a sportsman, it’s the key to any movement and the source of most of your power.”

― Andrew Luck

“I think the first wave of deep learning progress was mainly big companies with a ton of data training very large neural networks, right? So if you want to build a speech recognition system, train it on 100,000 hours of data.”

― Andrew Ng

“If there’s competition in training, then the training is intense, and then you have the pressure of a weekend that if you don’t put in good performances, then your place is maybe up for grabs.”

― Andrew Robertson

“My training really was at the ‘New York Times,’ you know. When I got there, I was literally supposed to stay there for five weeks, and I got lucky like nobody, you know, like nobody’s business.”

― Andrew Ross Sorkin

“My fitness is good. I hope to improve it even further during training.”

― Andriy Shevchenko

“When I’m training in December, I have to eat like 6,000 calories a day to maintain my weight. It’s a bit tiring.”

― Andy Murray

“For ‘Spartacus,’ we’ve committed 100 percent of our production time to creating great scenes. So all the training I do is on my own time. And that’s pretty limited.”

― Andy Whitfield

“What I hope is, over time, users should not have to read a training manual. They should say, ‘I totally get the Workday iPad app, because it runs the way my consumer apps run.’”

― Aneel Bhusri

“Grittier students are more likely to earn their diplomas; grittier teachers are more effective in the classroom. Grittier soldiers are more likely to complete their training, and grittier salespeople are more likely to keep their jobs. The more challenging the domain, the more grit seems to matter.”

― Angela Duckworth

“I signed up with Kundalini yoga teacher training, which has been shifting me in some really beautiful ways.”

― Angela Lindvall

“I’ve done eight grades of piano training from Trinity College and also done my sound engineering course.”

― Anirudh Ravichander

“I love weights, but it’s too far to get to the gym. So I make the farm my gym: I split wood and haul tires and do work on the farm, and that’s sort of my weight training portion.”

― Ann Bancroft

“Creative minds have always been known to survive any kind of bad training.”

― Anna Freud

“Cardio should remain low-impact at first. You can gradually kick up the intensity. Interval training is a great way to incorporate short bouts of strength and cardio efficiently, too.”

― Anna Kaiser

“I did clown training for months.”

― Annaleigh Ashford

“Even as I pursued a doctorate in the history of ideas in my native Denmark, I realized I had neither the encyclopedic training nor the passion for cool logic – not to mention the nerve – to follow in the footsteps of classical liberal philosophers and economists such as Robert Nozick, Friedrich Hayek, and Milton Friedman.”

― Anne Fortier

“In many ways, a degree in the history of ideas is the ideal training for an aspiring writer.”

― Anne Fortier

“I was raised with no religious training or influence. Except the influence was to be a moral and ethical person at the secular level. And to be a peace marcher, an activist for civil rights, peace and justice.”

― Anne Lamott

“That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don’t have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.”

― Anne Rice

“I think the big news organizations, the UPI, AP, Reuters, and the ‘Sunday Times’ – do take their training seriously. And I think they do only send experienced correspondents with proper insurance and proper training. And they don’t force them to go where they don’t want to go.”

― Anne Sebba

“Debating clubs among boys are very useful, not only as affording pleasant meetings and interesting discussions, but also as serving for training grounds for developing the knowledge and the qualities that are needed in public life.”

― Annie Besant

“The highest Hindu intellectual training was based on the practice of yoga, and produced, as its fruit, those marvellous philosophical systems, the six Darshanas and the Brahma Sutras, which are still the delight of scholars and the inspiration of occultists and mystics.”

― Annie Besant

“As a man may be born with a mathematical faculty, and by training that faculty year after year may immensely increase his mathematical capacity, so may a man be born with certain faculties within him, faculties belonging to the soul, which he can develop by training and by discipline.”

― Annie Besant

“I was the illegitimate child of the legitimate theater. I had no training. I came from downtown rock and roll, and when I came in and auditioned for the Broadway revival of ‘Hair,’ I had no eyebrows – kind of a Bowie-esque glimmer kid. And it was hard representing the flower power era when we were stone cold punks.”

― Annie Golden

“Area 51 is located in southern Nevada desert about 75 miles north of Las Vegas. It’s set inside a greater land parcel that’s about the size of the state of Connecticut that’s called the ‘Nevada Test and Training Range.’”

― Annie Jacobsen

“I’m more about mind over muscle. My mindset needs to be the fittest, because it drags my body through whatever needs to be done. A lot of people neglect training their mind and their self-belief, but I believe that’s crucial.”

― Ant Middleton

“I don’t stick to a routine, because I like to mix things up, which stops training becoming boring and helps shock muscles into firing up.”

― Ant Middleton

“The decision to allow clergy to perform same-sex marriages at the discretion of the congregation poses challenges for seminaries training new pastors who come from denominations fundamentally opposed on biblical grounds to same-sex marriage.”

― Anthea Butler

“Things are changing. I’ve been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that.”

― Anthony Anderson

“Because I’m training so much, I always have a lot of energy. Once I’ve finished training, I come home and have some down time, and then I realise it’s 12:30 A.M. and I should have been in bed 2 hours ago. That can get annoying.”

― Anthony Joshua

“I remember my very first training session. It was raining hard. It was cold, and I went home. I couldn’t train. I stayed for ten minutes then told my dad to take me home.”

― Anthony Martial

“Every training session, I work hard to improve my weaknesses and build on my strengths.”

― Antoine Griezmann

“I always demand intensity in training. That’s my style, and I like it.”

― Antoine Griezmann

“It’s true that the training and mentality in Spain is totally different to how it is in France.”

― Antoine Griezmann

“El Cholo is a great coach: he asks a lot of his players and demands a lot of intensity. If your guard is down even a bit in training, Cholo tells you put extra effort in quickly.”

― Antoine Griezmann

“I lift weights in the offseason about four times a week; during the season, I’ll lift three times a week. The weight training is key because most guys come in during the summertime as strong as they are going to get, and they fizzle down as the year starts.”

― Antonio Brown

“I like to follow the training session with my voice. To call at them and explain my reasons and my ideas of football. It’s important to make them understand: when to move, to time it right, not wrong – the right movement.”

― Antonio Conte

“After the training session, video analysis. You can see the good and the bad, show players how to improve. Not because I want to find blame. Sometimes 20 or 30 minutes of video is more important than three training sessions.”

― Antonio Conte

“I was planning to stay in the Army all my life, but I ended up being posted to a training camp in Wales and was so bored there, I wrote a novel.”

― Antony Beevor

“My upbringing was in the church. We had to attend regularly. And, of course, the church provided a training ground for me, so to speak, as a young vocalist and certainly gave me all of the spiritual values that I needed as a young lady.”

― Aretha Franklin

“Arafat is hosting, training, supporting, sponsoring terrorist organizations.”

― Ariel Sharon

“The most important thing for me is to feel that young players want to learn on the training pitch. If they spend 10 hours sitting around playing PlayStation, that’s their business.”

― Arjen Robben

“My training has been in Hindustani classical, and I have done a six-week course in English vocals at Berklee. The holistic learning has helped me a lot.”

― Armaan Malik

“Besides, I think that when one has been through a boarding school, especially then, you have some resistance, because it was both fine comradeship and a fairly hard training.”

― Arne Jacobsen

“I want to tell all the dreamers out there that they should stay away from vices if they want to succeed; that they need training, guidance, and support.”

― Arnel Pineda

“Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tones the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“What we face may look insurmountable. But I learned something from all those years of training and competing. I learned something from all those sets and reps when I didn’t think I could lift another ounce of weight. What I learned is that we are always stronger than we know.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“I think training of better Youth Coaches is essential.”

― Arsene Wenger

“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.”

― Art Donovan

“A boy or girl who has gone through the eight grades should possess a complete, practical education and should have received special training in some specific line of work, fitting him or her to earn a livelihood.”

― Arthur Capper

“Proper training and federal supervision in state-federal partnerships are essential to both assuring constitutional rights and enforcing our immigration laws. Our Founding Fathers’ concept of federalism does not prohibit such cooperation, and we have learned from experience that joint efforts work best.”

― Asa Hutchinson

“Here in Arkansas, we are preparing a generation of learners to meet the needs of businesses by equipping students with workforce training opportunities statewide.”

― Asa Hutchinson

“I am trying to attend every training session and do all of my workouts.”

― Asafa Powell

“It’s hard for a shortstop to play with a guy you don’t know in the middle of the season. If you know a guy early in spring training, you’re working with them.”

― Asdrubal Cabrera

“I haven’t had any formal training, but I guess dance comes naturally to us – people from the north. See how much we dance at weddings.”

― Ashish Sharma

“I was training more learning how to scuba dive which I’d never done which was really, really, really cool.”

― Ashley Scott

“After a pretty amazing year that included more wins than I thought possible, I rang in 2013 by watching the Times Square ball drop on TV… and then heading directly to bed. It might not have been the typical New Year’s Eve for a 21-year-old, but what can I say? It was a training night!”

― Ashley Wagner

“It’s just determination, working hard, and keeping my feet on the ground in training and keep on proving people wrong.”

― Ashley Young

“I like to spend time on freekicks after training.”

― Ashley Young

“It’s good to be rewarded with all the training and emotions I’ve gone through.”

― Ashlyn Harris

“The strong ones are the ones who realize that having a bad training day, those types of days are necessary.”

― Ashton Eaton

“Every day, we as athletes face several challenges during the training process, and it is imperative that we approach each situation carefully and with continued precision.”

― Ashton Eaton

“I’m getting the training I need to progress as an actor. If something comes up and I have to drop, I’ll drop.”

― Ashton Sanders

“Moral training in Ireland is severe and lasts until marriage. Even in childhood, we are taught by the pious clergy to battle against bad thoughts so that we may preserve our holy purity.”

― Austin Clarke

“I’m always a people watcher. They always had us do that at the University of Connecticut where I went for my training. I got my B.F.A. in Acting there.”

― Austin Stowell

“I have my guy Semi who is my on the road – he’s my personal trainer. He helps me out with training and stuff like that, and he’s shown me a lot of things I can do on the road. We were trying to figure out something that I can do everywhere, like in my hotel room, so I don’t have to have a gym.”

― Avicii

“Every training session you take part in, you have to work very hard and train hard because there is no other way to get where you want to be – it’s not a secret and not a magic formula – just hard work and application.”

― Aymeric Laporte

“What we are doing is we are putting in significant training into the people we have currently to upgrade their skill resources, upgrade the presentation resources, and upgrade what we expect from them in terms of not business as usual.”

― Azim Premji

“Talent is in short supply everywhere. At Wipro, we are training nonengineers to be engineers.”

― Azim Premji

“To have strongly integrated managers who have a deep understanding of technology is a rare and difficult combination to build. You have to invest a lot in selecting and training these people.”

― Azim Premji

“When people are training to become singers, they all have moments when they hit a wall.”

― Bae Suzy

“I’m so proud of Maryland’s firefighters, risking their lives to protect others, but we need to protect our protectors with the best equipment training and resources.”

― Barbara Mikulski

“If you look up what I did in Arizona, you’ll see that I fought my way through training camp. I didn’t have a problem fighting my teammates.”

― Baron Corbin

“There were definitely some days at training camp that I got in fistfights.”

― Baron Corbin

“I was with the CIA for only three years. I worked in the Directorate of Operations, which is now called the National Clandestine Service. It’s the part of the organization where the spies live. I didn’t have much experience beyond the training.”

― Barry Eisler

“Boxing is changing and training methods are slowly being dragged into the 21st century.”

― Barry McGuigan

“I hadn’t trained to be a coach. That takes great training. Being an assistant under a Coach Lombardi or a Tom Landry or whoever, that prepares you to do a better job when you become a coach. I hadn’t received that training. It showed.”

― Bart Starr

“My dad was a career military man, so I had that kind of discipline and training.”

― Bart Starr

“Pakistan has accepted some security training from the CIA, but U.S. export restrictions and Pakistani suspicions have prevented the two countries from sharing the most sophisticated technology for safeguarding nuclear components.”

― Barton Gellman

“While in medical school, I was drafted into the U.S. Army with the other medical students as part of the wartime training program, and naturalized American citizen in 1943. I greatly enjoyed my medical studies, which at the Medical College of Virginia were very clinically oriented.”

― Baruj Benacerraf

“The Journey of Reconciliation was organized not only to devise techniques for eliminating Jim Crow in travel, but also as a training ground for similar peaceful projects against discrimination in such major areas as employment and in the armed services.”

― Bayard Rustin

“I am an opponent of war and of war preparations and an opponent of universal military training and conscription; but entirely apart from that issue, I hold that segregation in any part of the body politic is an act of slavery and an act of war.”

― Bayard Rustin

“It always sounds so cheesy when I say it, but whatever it is you want to do, just go for it. I don’t care what it is: find a reputable school, or if you need to go to college or get the right training, just go do it and take little steps.”

― Bayley

“When I first started training, my trainer told me to stop smiling so much. It was just fun to me. I couldn’t help it.”

― Bayley

“My father made sure that I had lots of levels of education – from ballroom-dancing to painting, commando training, theatre and magic.”

― Baz Luhrmann

“I am just a plain Jew; I mean have no training.”

― Bebe Neuwirth

“I’ve never danced professionally as a ballet dancer, but all of my training is ballet, and I am a Fosse dancer.”

― Bebe Neuwirth

“Certainly the life of a dancer is very difficult. The training is very hard and relentlessly grueling.”

― Bebe Neuwirth

“I am a psychologist. That’s my training.”

― Becky Albertalli

“I always have oatmeal before training or a match. It’s easy on the stomach, offers so many vitamins and minerals, and is slow-burning, so it won’t leave me hungry at half-time.”

― Becky Sauerbrunn

“With soccer, it’s such a dynamic sport. It’s important that however you play, you should be training like that.”

― Becky Sauerbrunn

“I had no musical training at all.”

― Belinda Carlisle

“The advice I give is that, tempting as it is, getting the training you can get from law firm experience is really invaluable. It teaches you not just what you know but what you don’t.”

― Belinda Johnson

“When I came through the ranks in wrestling – in high school and college – those systems have been in place for 100 years, and they’re fairly standard training across the board for all the colleges.”

― Ben Askren

“I trained with Jorge Masvidal when I’ve been training MMA for 2-1/2 months in Coconut Creek, Fla., in, like, December 2008. I was beating him up then!”

― Ben Askren

“Conservatives recognize that college campuses and their frames of reality have an outsized impact on the culture, training the next generation of leaders.”

― Ben Domenech

“How do you make your company a good place to work in general? That’s a really, really, really large and complex set of skills. A lot of it is on-the-job training, combined with excellent mentorship.”

― Ben Horowitz

“I never went to acting school, so improv was my training. Just being quick on your feet helps in everyday life.”

― Ben Schwartz

“I’m an economist by training. I don’t really work as an economist. I only worked briefly as an economist.”

― Ben Stein

“I don’t really consider myself to be an actor of any particular style. My aim with every role I undertake is to be truthful and honest in that particular portrayal. I don’t have a particular methodology from any one school of thought or training.”

― Benjamin Bratt

“’Swan Lake’ is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.”

― Benjamin Millepied

“I did grow up in France, and even though I didn’t go to the school or dance with the Paris Opera Ballet, I absorbed similar ideas in my training. I understand the scale of a big company. I danced for one for almost 20 years.”

― Benjamin Millepied

“Actually, I’ve had very little classical training, although I love listening to classical music very much.”

― Benny Green

“Genius is the capacity for productive reaction against one’s training.”

― Bernard Berenson

“When I am not playing or training, I watch football all the time.”

― Bernardo Silva

“I came out of the Civil Rights Movement, and I had a different kind of focus than most people who have just the academic background as their primary training experience.”

― Bernice Johnson Reagon

“Police departments across the nation must develop nonviolent ‘rules of engagement,’ so that they don’t reflexively respond to suspected crimes with violence. This will require more in-depth training in the behavioral psychology of conflict resolution so police have tried-and-true techniques of preventing and de-escalating violence.”

― Bernice King

“In addition to a stronger focus on better training for law enforcement, America urgently needs programs to provide jobs and educational opportunities in economically depressed communities.”

― Bernice King

“I’ve been in training for stardom.”

― Bernie Mac

“Mind-body medicine should not be an ‘alternative,’ nor should complementary and integrative medicine be something doctors are not exposed to during their training.”

― Bernie Siegel

“Shankar Basu introduced me to a different type of training that eventually helped me increase my pace. That, in turn, went on to help me bowl at the death, too.”

― Bhuvneshwar Kumar

“About a year into my training, I got a call from WWE, and they signed me. I got signed right away to FCW, so my whole career has been pretty much in FCW and NXT.”

― Big Cass

“I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It’s not. Mine had me trained in two days.”

― Bill Dana

“A lot of small towns in Texas have only volunteer fire departments. And even though they’re called volunteer fire departments, they are usually very professional and have great training and usually have good equipment.”

― Bill Flores

“The Center for Disease Control started out as the malaria war control board based in Atlanta. Partly because the head of Coke had some people out to his plantation, and they got infected with malaria, and partly ’cause all the military recruits were coming down and having a higher fatality rate from malaria while training than in the field.”

― Bill Gates

“From what I’ve read, CM Punk is like a sponge when it comes to training.”

― Bill Goldberg

“I always liked show biz and got to make a few training films at Boeing.”

― Bill Nye

“I always liked show biz and got to make a few training films at Boeing. Soon after, I got the idea of a science show geared toward kids, around ages 8 through 12.”

― Bill Nye

“My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated.”

― Bill Rodgers

“Central and western Pennsylvania has one of the best workforces in the country and this will provide job training, new skills and additional resources for those trying to find a job.”

― Bill Shuster

“A key factor is to do training that is fun.”

― Bill Toomey

“Doing the soaps, every day it’s constant training. Dealing with camera angles, the other people – it’s great training.”

― Billy Magnussen

“I love to prepare if it’s something that requires training. But I don’t like to prepare the psychology too much.”

― Billy Zane

“In basketball, there’s a lot of pushing, grabbing, and shoving going on that nobody else sees. That’s why I’m training with MMA fighter Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone.”

― Blake Griffin

“I know that if I’m going to take myself to where I want to go as an athlete and a person, I have to look at all my training options.”

― Blake Griffin

“As a survivor, you learn how to talk fast, cut deals, lie when you have to – perfect training to be a politician, you know?”

― Bob Beckel

“If we have intelligence on the location of terrorist training centers, it is insane not to act.”

― Bob Beckel

“For some reason in Spring Training, everything just clicked. You don’t try to do anything in Spring Training but get ready, but things fell into place.”

― Bobby Bonilla

“Kurt Angle was amazing. He was the person who got me into pro wrestling. He found me when I was at the Olympic training center just wrestling, amateur wrestling.”

― Bobby Lashley

“Any fighter, at the end of the day, that says it’s not about the money is ridiculous. We wouldn’t be training this hard, putting our bodies on the line, and torturing our bodies if there wasn’t a payday at the end of the day.”

― Bobby Lashley

“Anything can happen in a fight, and anything can happen in training.”

― Bobby Lashley

“This Martina Navratilova is a real champion, but with the proper training, I can make miracles happen.”

― Bobby Riggs

“And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes.”

― Bobby Scott

“In the last 5 years I’ve been working with the LAPD, training police officers in first aid and CPR.”

― Bobby Sherman

“It’s a quiet life. Normally it’s training, house, gym.”

― Bojan Krkic

“One thing I’ve been taught from young is that you have to work hard, turn up to extra training sessions, etc.”

― Bojan Krkic

“I feel like a lot of pop singers hurt themselves if they don’t have the proper training.”

― Bonnie McKee

“When I do a T.V. show, I hear all these artists in their dressing rooms doing scales – I’ve never done it because I’ve never had voice training. What I do to prepare is get in my car and sing along to the radio for about 20 minutes.”

― Bonnie Tyler

“I’ve done a lot of training in martial arts. I started out in warring tempo, I did sports jujitsu, and I’ve also practiced extreme martial arts.”

― Booboo Stewart

“My training was with some old British communists who had organized unions in the ’60s and ’70s. And their philosophy was, if you can’t drink a pint with a man, how are you gonna get him to go on strike and risk his life?”

― Boots Riley

“As an engineer by training, turning down the offer – getting to lead Ericsson, one of Sweden’s greatest companies – is impossible.”

― Borje Ekholm

“My training is documented on film.”

― Brad Pitt

“I can get obsessive with my training, but it makes you who you are.”

― Bradley Wiggins

“Training programs shouldn’t be designed to deliver competence; they must be dedicated to producing excellence. Serious organizations don’t aspire to be comfortably above average.”

― Brandon Webb

“When I left drama school, there were dozens of rep theatres you could apply to where you got a good training.”

― Brenda Blethyn

“Just pushing myself for more rounds at a higher pace in training. Your focus should be grounded in what you do, and that’s fighting. I’m getting my cardio that way.”

― Brendan Schaub

“I’m near the beach, and I’m definitely a beach bum. For me, going to training and then going to the beach is kind of an escape for me to get away from everything and relax. It’s really done wonders for me.”

― Brendan Schaub

“I was raised in a family where vulnerability was barely tolerated: no training wheels on our bicycles, no goggles in the pool, just get it done. And so I grew up not only with discomfort about my own vulnerability, I didn’t care for it in other people either.”

― Brene Brown

“I know Seth Rollins is a CrossFit guy. I just think back to my days, and I don’t know how I could have done CrossFit training and then wrestled that night.”

― Bret Hart

“My approach to training changed dramatically throughout my experience as one of the trainers on ‘The Biggest Loser.’ Getting to know each person was an important reminder that to get the body physically fit, you must first get mentally and emotionally ‘fit.’”

― Brett Hoebel

“I’m a fully trained cosmonaut and have completed 800 hours training, which has made me the No. 1 civilian reserve ready to visit the International Space Station. I am determined to go up, and I want to explore the Moon, Mars and beyond!”

― Brian Blessed

“I’ve completed half of my space training at Space City in Moscow. I love adventure, and I’ve been training in a centrifuge and MiG Fighter with a view to going into space and being a spokesman for space exploration!”

― Brian Blessed

“I don’t know marketing… clearly in engineering school you don’t get much marketing training.”

― Brian Krzanich

“It’s happened a couple of times in training when I hyper-extend my back. Some facet joints send all the muscles in my lower back and lumbar-spine into spasm.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“I enjoy training so much, sometimes I don’t want it to stop.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“All of a sudden, you have this newborn you have no training for. It’s frightening.”

― Bridget Moynahan

“I wasn’t happy at the career I was at and wanted to try something else, and so I tried fighting, and it’s working out pretty well. I set my own schedule; I have my own training facilities. I’m not traveling as much, and I’m at home every night.”

― Brock Lesnar

“I’m always staying motivated because, as training camp goes on, practices become more intense, harder, and shorter. It’s a mental thing, too, not only physical – you have to stay mentally sharp and stay focused on the task in front of you.”

― Brock Lesnar

“Training camp is a grind, and it truly is all about embracing that grind and coming out here and forgetting about the heat and working to get better every single day.”

― Brock Osweiler

“Whenever you are in a new system, and you go on summer break and come back for training camp Day 1, you don’t know how much is really going to stick.”

― Brock Osweiler

“I don’t think what people realize is I’ve been through years and years and years of training – piano, dance, vocal lessons.”

― Brooke Hogan

“I started in high school and then I went onto professional training after that.”

― Bruce Boxleitner

“I find that fencing and training give me more stamina and help me deal with the craziness of being on the road so much.”

― Bruce Dickinson

“We all laughed. It was more like that whole thing that I was talking about earlier. You go to training camp and after the season is over, you might not see the guys for six months until you go back to training camp.”

― Bubba Smith

“You mean guys don’t get injured in spring training? Guys get hurt walking down the street.”

― Bud Selig

“It’s like a runner or a swimmer training all the time. I sing every day.”

― Burton Cummings

“My training sessions were nice, calm, and quiet. Just me and my trainers in the gym.”

― Buster Douglas

“I’m really proud of my coaches and the people I have training with me.”

― Cain Velasquez

“For me, to make a living off of working out is a dream for me. I don’t know, I really can’t be in an office and stuff like that. I want to do something that I love, and training, that’s what motivates me.”

― Cain Velasquez

“Let me be clear: MMA training is tough work, and every fighter has had to enter the Octagon with aches and pains as well as exhaustion. This is the game.”

― Cain Velasquez

“For me, it’s all about training and fighting. I would rather do without the attention, but I know it comes with the territory.”

― Cain Velasquez

“In training, I felt like my body would switch one way, but my leg would kind of stay in one direction. So I kind of felt like it wasn’t stable.”

― Cain Velasquez

“I spent twelve years training for a career that was over in a week. Joe Namath spent one week training for a career that lasted twelve years.”

― Caitlyn Jenner

“If I were to be a role model, it would just come out of going the college route, getting training, and trusting that’s the most secure path you can take – a path where a degree is involved. You know you went to college, and you have that under your belt.”

― Camila Mendes

“Students are very gullible about the web. The only way you can really sort out information on the web is if you’ve had a prior training in book culture.”

― Camille Paglia

“From my first dunk at 14 years old to my second NCAA Championship at the University of Tennessee, my intense training with my dad was always to credit.”

― Candace Parker

“Luckily, I didn’t have many ‘day jobs’ while trying to find success in Los Angeles. When I first moved to L.A., I worked at Bubba Gump Restaurant for about two days. I didn’t even make it through training before I quit. I just didn’t care to memorize all the different types of shrimp.”

― Candice Patton

“You can have the best training, but just feeling full can make you sluggish and cause you to lose.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“I’m training and preparing because nothing is predictable in boxing. I’m preparing for those rounds, and if it happens that I get a shot, whatever advantage I have, I will be ready for 12 rounds.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“A fighter lives in his training camp, and I’m not always paying attention to what is happening on the outside. But I do know the Mexican people and the Mexican-American people in this country are very hard-working people. That’s my only comment about Donald Trump.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“At times, training at home is a distraction, so training in Big Bear was a really good change.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“Everyone has a different training style and being a female, sometimes you find you have to get really aggressive. Some people respond really well to aggression, some people don’t.”

― Cara Castronuova

“The strange proposition that black intellectuals – regardless of their training – are ‘race experts’ mainly because they are black is naive and potentially dangerous.”

― Carl Hart

“Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely.”

― Carl Levin

“If I am training on a holiday, most likely nobody else is – and that gives me the edge. If I’m supposed to run for 20 minutes and I get back and it’s only been 19:34, I’m going to jog in a circle for 26 more seconds. I’m never going to cut it short.”

― Carli Lloyd

“Usually, a Brazilian doesn’t like to work hard in training, doesn’t like to stay focused. I trained a lot of Brazilian players. I had a problem with Ronaldo at Milan. It was not easy to get him fit! Ronaldo was 100kg but was the quickest in the 10 metre test!”

― Carlo Ancelotti

“I think that the best training a top manager can be engaged in is management by example.”

― Carlos Ghosn

“There’s no need for City to make me have two training sessions a day.”

― Carlos Tevez

“I didn’t know I was going to go into musical theater necessarily. It was never planned. I just kind of fell into it because I knew I wanted to act, and yet I had this opera training… I knew I had a voice.”

― Carmen Cusack

“I can feel my body is starting to get tired, all that training, which I’ve been doing three or four times a week since I was eight, and recovery is taking longer.”

― Carmen Marton

“Federal funding for biomedical sciences plays a critical role in training the next generation of scientists.”

― Carol W. Greider

“Students and postdoctoral fellows largely depend on the support of the public sector to finance the training and research that will make them world-renowned scientists.”

― Carol W. Greider

“When I said I wanted to run a marathon, I wanted to do it under four hours. But when I started training, I was like, ‘Oh I got this,’ so I wanted to run between 3:30 and 3:35. I’m really proud of myself.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“I think there is no better training than being onstage because here’s the thing: the theater requires you to act with your whole body. I think acting with your whole body gives you a root, and you can build from there.”

― Carrie Coon

“MTV was such a great training for me. I did live interviews with everyone from Michael Jackson to Madonna.”

― Carson Daly

“I don’t like to run, train, in groups. But racing, it’s the groups that are most inspiring to me. I love racing with 52,000 people. I don’t like training with any more than one person. Ever.”

― Casey Neistat

“I’m kind of a tomboy, so I’ve always had a soft spot for action movies. I would love to do one of those, doing my own stunts and training.”

― Cassi Thomson

“I never stopped training. You know, I stopped fighting. When I was injured, when I lost my husband, I stopped when I needed to take the break. But I never stopped training because training is my therapy.”

― Cat Zingano

“I’m training at Alliance because they encourage me, and they motivate me, and they try to build on my uniqueness as a fighter, as an athlete.”

― Cat Zingano

“It’s terrible, I know, but I will admit I was a really lazy kid. It was Bronte who would wake me up in the morning, go to training early, and take in some tips from the older training group. I would be there grumbling and complaining. After she began to reap the rewards of her labour, it definitely kindled a fire.”

― Cate Campbell

“College works on the factory model and is, in many ways, not suited to training entrepreneurs. You put in a student, and out comes a scholar.”

― Caterina Fake

“I still do intense interval training. I like miles and quarters best. In races I can set my mind, and I believe I could break 2:20 again.”

― Catherine Ndereba

“Each year on Impact Day, I love seeing our people fill classrooms, parks, and training centers to make a difference in communities across the country.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“Impact Day is just one part of the hundreds of thousands of volunteer, pro bono, and professional training hours Deloitte offers to nonprofit organizations nationwide throughout the year. It’s a day to celebrate all we do to make an impact that matters in the communities where we live and work.”

― Cathy Engelbert

“I always learnt that to play well, you have to train hard, so every time I go on the training pitch, I try to give my best and to improve.”

― Cesar Azpilicueta

“My whole swimming career was about training to beat Michael Phelps in any race I possibly could.”

― Chad le Clos

“Baseball players need strength but also the ability to make fast-paced, explosive movements, so their training is all about strengthening the tendons around the bone and the joint so you don’t tear the muscles from the bones.”

― Chadwick Boseman

“I like to be lean. If I get too bulky I can’t move well and I like to move. When I’m not training, I get really round and soft.”

― Channing Tatum

“Education from the lowest to the highest form must have for its object the training of the individual so that, in seeking the fullest satisfaction of his own nature, he will harmoniously perform his function as a member of a corporate society.”

― Charles A. Beard

“The 1996 welfare reform law, for the first time, connected welfare benefits with an expectation that recipients would work or participate in training. That work requirement led to record increases in employment and earnings and a record decrease in poverty and welfare dependence after it was enacted.”

― Charles Boustany

“At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy, she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training.”

― Charles Eastman

“The favorite thing I like to do is nothing. I’m such an expert at doing nothing. I have a boat. I make training films for the Coast Guard. I listen to a great deal of opera.”

― Charles Nelson Reilly

“I’ve always played it my way. I failed media training, for example.”

― Charli XCX

“I like to run on the beach. It’s a different exercise as well when you’re in sand, a different kind of training.”

― Charlie Bewley

“Fame is empowering. My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it. But there’s no manual, no training course.”

― Charlie Sheen

“Training is fabulous because it gives you a basis, a strong structure, so that when you’re unbelievably nervous and you think that you can’t get a word out, you will get the word out.”

― Charlotte Rampling

“My definition, a definition in the drill books from the time that General Von Steuben wrote the regulations for General George Washington, the definition of the object of military training is success in battle… It wouldn’t be any sense to have a military organization on the backs of the American taxpayers with any other definition.”

― Chesty Puller

“All those car battles with my brother Ned were excellent training. Even now, on the set, if we’re getting into a vehicle, I’ll yell ‘shotgun’ first. Thus forcing Steve Martin into the back of the car.”

― Chevy Chase

“Obviously, the difference between a game and actual training is you’re using your whole body, so in that sense, maybe not, although maybe something to do with reaction, the speed of reaction, maybe that was of use during the training.”

― Chiaki Kuriyama

“It all comes down to when spring training comes. Do you want to go or don’t you? If you want to go, you go.”

― Chili Davis

“I know everyone thinks Dad is a little bit crazy with his training, because we train a lot harder and do more kilometres and stuff than most pentathletes. Training is full-on. It’s seven or eight hours a day.”

― Chloe Esposito

“I do a dance-based cardio workout infused with circuit training, and emphasizing strength and alignment.”

― Chloe Sevigny

“By training and keeping doctors in underserved areas, we’re working toward a goal of increasing access to quality health care for more of our communities.”

― Chris Gibson

“For the last several years and culminating in six months in orbit next year, I’ve been training for my third space flight. This one is almost in a category completely different than the previous two, specifically to live in on the space station for six months, to command a space ship and to fly a new rocket ship.”

― Chris Hadfield

“One of the smartest investments we can make in Connecticut is in job training programs.”

― Chris Murphy

“The United States has the best intelligence-gathering operation in the world. We should provide a greater level of training and assistance to the E.U. to help them develop a more robust counter-terrorism platform.”

― Chris Murphy

“If you had no real training, if you hadn’t spent years and years studying a martial art, how would you kill the bad guy?”

― Chris Pine

“I don’t have any delusions. I don’t think I would make it through Navy SEAL training.”

― Chris Pratt

“The American professional schedule gives players a six-month off-season, so many of us have become pickup regulars while training without an organized team.”

― Christen Press

“I’m addicted to football. When I get outside, I just want to stay on the training pitch.”

― Christian Eriksen

“In England, you can’t enter the training ground without permission, whereas in Denmark, you are free to go in.”

― Christian Eriksen

“I had a lot of dealings with Bergkamp. I started with the under-17s at Ajax, and he was the assistant coach. Once or twice a week, we had individual one-to-one training sessions. You just watched Bergkamp. When you see him in training, he had skills that a guy just shouldn’t be allowed to have.”

― Christian Eriksen

“Tuchel always just trusted me and gave me a chance. Of course, he’s given me tips and feedback with what he sees every day in training and stuff like that, small things.”

― Christian Pulisic

“I either do really well in spring training, or I suck. I either hit .350 or .150.”

― Christian Yelich

“I’m a grown-up now, and I value the training I had.”

― Christina Applegate

“I get kind of bored on the treadmill, but I do it. And I do a little bit of weight training. I’m really into the BOSU ball. You have to balance on it, and I do weights and squats on it. I’m pretty good at it, I feel sort of like a Karate Kid.”

― Christina Hendricks

“Moms get their fair share of conflicting advice, with a heaping of unsolicited advice. Parents debate the pros/cons of different types of disposable diapers, whether the supposed carcinogens in Johnson & Johnson baby products hurt their kids who used it, which method of sleep training to use.”

― Christine Tsai

“Reality TV has blown away the need for a roster of familiar faces in films. Plus, films became franchise and didn’t need stars. But the real difference between stars and celebrities is that stars have training and talent, and celebrities just have exposure.”

― Christopher Fowler

“Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it’s the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.”

― Christopher Morley

“Yeah, well I’ve always played comedy. My background is musical comedy theatre and that’s really where my training is. As an actor, that’s my training.”

― Christopher Walken

“I’ve always played comedy. My background is musical comedy theatre, and that’s really where my training is.”

― Christopher Walken

“A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.”

― Christy Mathewson

“I run year-round and then ramp up my training for a race a few months before.”

― Christy Turlington

“Supplements have always been a really big part of my training regimen.”

― Chuck Liddell

“I eat more when I’m not training as much. But I get in the gym, and when I feel my gut, I try to eat healthy for some of my meals.”

― Chuck Liddell

“I think some of the most important exercises are all the core exercises that you can do to maximize training in certain areas of your body.”

― Chuck Liddell

“When I’m training for a fight, I work out two or three times a day for five days a week.”

― Chuck Liddell

“When I’m training at home, I have five meals for the day that I just heat up. It’s all planned, and that’s what I eat.”

― Chuck Liddell

“I like Glover Teixeira; he’s a former training partner.”

― Chuck Liddell

“My whole life, I’ve been training for something, whether it be baseball or football or wrestling or martial arts.”

― Chuck Liddell

“I’ve always said that when I retire, I’ll decide in the training room and not after a fight.”

― Chuck Liddell

“What is the real purpose behind the Tooth Fairy, the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus? They seem like greater steps toward faith and imagination, each with a payoff. Like cognitive training exercises.”

― Chuck Palahniuk

“When I start training, I get very serious and focused about it. I probably train 4-5 days a week, and I eat probably eat 5-8 small meals a day to keep my metabolism going.”

― Ciara

“As soon as the doctor said I could start training again, I was on the treadmill the very next day. Once I got back into it, I worked out two or three times daily.”

― Ciara

“I wasn’t instructed to do any special training for ‘Hawkgirl,’ but I had started boxing a few weeks prior and stuck with that for several months leading up to the start of production.”

― Ciara Renee

“I began training the young players at Nova Iguacu and at Boavista, and I enjoyed it. I had always wanted to be a coach, and this accelerated the process.”

― Clarence Seedorf

“I started coaching in the Interregionale league in Catanzaro. There were pitches with no grass; at times, we had no water, no training equipment. I had to do it all myself.”

― Claudio Ranieri

“In my view, fitness training isn’t that important in England, as they all train with such intensity anyway and have a competitive edge when just sprinting. The matches are all hard-fought, too.”

― Claudio Ranieri

“It’s one thing trying it in training and another entirely on the pitch.”

― Claudio Ranieri

“I had to wait a while to get the scans back but it shows nothing in terms of needing surgery which is good. I hurt my AC joint and I just need to strengthen it. There is an outside chance to start training by the end of this week and if not than the start of next week.”

― Claudio Reyna

“Businesses that distribute information and news are in the business of training and teaching people.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“Although AmeriCorps is making a difference among its participants and the people they serve, we must address homelessness and the need for job training among our veterans.”

― Cliff Stearns

“I think it is true to say that I am not the first Nobel Prize winner in economics to have little formal training in economics.”

― Clive Granger

“We were suddenly faced with the necessity of training a lot of young men in the art of navigation.”

― Clyde Tombaugh

“The hardest thing is getting fake hit. You really have to sell it. Somebody comes at you and stops a couple inches from your face. You have to react like it’s painful. In my training, those were the days I was more sore, doing gut punches or getting thrown against walls. You’re moving your body in a way that’s not natural.”

― Cobie Smulders

“At 15, I refereed my first match, and I was training at my dad’s school even prior to that, so the only thing that I was concerned about – I guess the only thing that made me reluctant and was the reason I was in L.A. and the reason I went to acting school – was I thought maybe I wasn’t big enough – physically big enough – to compete with WWE.”

― Cody Rhodes

“I’m always training, whether I’m training my mind, or I’m training my body. I’m always doing something.”

― Colby Covington

“First off, I don’t consider Tyron Woodley a teammate. He trains with Duke Roufus; Roufus is in his corner every fight. He’s been doing his training camps at Roufusport. He has an ATT affiliate in St. Louis, but OK, whatever. Just because he branded an ATT so he can make some money, and he had an investor, I don’t consider that a teammate.”

― Colby Covington

“We had to be down early to get the best stuff for the pros we looked after and then get the rags that we were left ourselves for training. It seems very old school but it grounded me as a person and made me appreciate everything as a footballer, because all we got was a pair of boots.”

― Colin Cooper

“Training, that’s my specialty.”

― Colin Kaepernick

“Getting onstage and trying out all of my material and what works well with audiences and what doesn’t, what works well in different atmospheres, has been the best training.”

― Colleen Ballinger

“I want to be an expert in different fighting styles, new training methods, new ways of thinking.”

― Conor McGregor

“The only time my records are going to be broken is by my own spawn. I’m going be training that child out the womb.”

― Conor McGregor

“I never got into training to be an All-Ireland boxing champ or to win a belt. At the start, I just got into it to learn how to defend myself when I got into situations.”

― Conor McGregor

“That’s one thing I learned in my philosophy training – if you’re writing a paper on Aristotle, you have to first show that you understand him. Then you can make your counterargument.”

― ContraPoints

“I think having musical training as a child was really, really important. I studied piano as a child. Piano is a great instrument to understand musical theory on. I think I have that in my brain somewhere.”

― Corin Tucker

“Congo has vast stands of biologically important forests as well as remote areas still waiting to be explored, yet we have very few botanists. I’m working to expand training for young students and inspire a new generation to make discoveries, spread the word about conservation, and increase protected areas throughout our country.”

― Corneille Ewango

“Coming from having absolutely nothing to having a few grand in the bank, it was a big culture leap. I think that’s why I went off the rails a bit really, ’cause there was no training for it. They didn’t do fame in schools.”

― Craig Charles

“One important part of scientific training is that scientists learn the boundaries, the safety issues, how to properly deal with and dispose of chemicals and reagents.”

― Craig Venter

“In God I trust, so I’m kept going and kept training to follow my dream.”

― Cris Cyborg

“What wins a fight is training hard, working hard, and that’s what I do: Train hard every time. Being pretty or not is not the point.”

― Cris Cyborg

“I think when you lose the fight, it’s not the end of the world. You can keep training and catch up and try again better, you know?”

― Cris Cyborg

“If I make 140, I sacrifice a lot of things in my life: my diet, my training, my thyroid. It’s insane to make 140.”

― Cris Cyborg

“I like training hard. I like to punch the face. I like getting punched in the face.”

― Cris Cyborg

“When I started training, I learned a lot, you know – respect. I think you learn a lot of things, and kids should learn mixed martial arts for discipline.”

― Cris Cyborg

“Imagine Chael Sonnen walking into Chute Boxe and training with Wanderlei Silva, Anderson Silva, or any of the coaches. Do you think they would have let him train after all the things he said about Brazil? No. They would have defended Brazil’s honor.”

― Cris Cyborg

“I think sometimes the best training is to rest.”

― Cristiano Ronaldo

“In training when I’m receiving the ball I always know where I want to go. At the end of the day it’s just soccer.”

― Crystal Dunn

“Before I pitch any game, from spring training to Game 7 of the World Series, I’m scared to death.”

― Curt Schilling

“If you skate with an Olympic level skater, they make you so much better because you’re skating behind them, and you’re trying to imitate their stride and their stance. It’s like having the world’s greatest training wheels.”

― D. B. Sweeney

“I felt like the world of baseball in 1919 was much closer to what A-ball would be now – guys riding buses, there’s no training staff, and there’s a lot of paranoia.”

― D. B. Sweeney

“It became my solace. Because it’s the only thing structured in my life right now. Training is sort of a therapy session, I guess.”

― Daisy Ridley

“I don’t think my background in Zambia has really affected my lens because my classical training has been Western-style. But it’s fantastically fortuitous to have been born African because I don’t feel I have a vested interest to the U.S. or China or wherever.”

― Dambisa Moyo

“If we don’t invest now in so-called priority neighbourhoods with music classes, athletic facilities, and skills training and mentoring, we will all pay more in the long run.”

― Dan Hill

“When I’m not running, I cycle about 30 miles a day. I use the biking as cross training. I’m kind of a maniac. I race everybody.”

― Dan Hill

“Now, admittedly, my power of concentration is and always has been extraordinary since my army training! In fact, other people say it is legendary and almost cosmic!”

― Dan Pena

“It’s that preparation that goes into each week. We have a term: ‘Trust your training, trust your teammate, and trust yourself.’”

― Dan Quinn

“I got an M.F.A. in acting from NYU, and part of our training is to learn how to use swords in combat situations in a performance and Shakespeare plays where you have to fight.”

― Danai Gurira

“I’m all about getting the training. Don’t roll out of bed and say, ‘I can do this.’”

― Danai Gurira

“Every training session, I try to simulate the conditions similar to where I am racing.”

― Dane Bird-Smith

“My confidence comes from my fights and my training.”

― Daniel Cormier

“I went through a training camp; I worked extremely hard. I prepared for UFC 200. This was the big one. This one meant everything to me.”

― Daniel Cormier

“My training has always been really tough. I’ve always worked hard. I’ve always been very committed to my training and focused on my workout.”

― Daniel Cormier

“I wanted as little formal linguistic theory as I could get by with. I wanted the basic linguistic training to do a translation of the New Testament.”

― Daniel Everett

“Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do.”

― Daniel Greenberg

“One doesn’t become a soldier in a week – it takes training, study and discipline. There is no question that the finest Army in the world is found in the United States.”

― Daniel Inouye

“And then, when I went into the Navy, there was no choice. You took about half of the hours during your naval training as naval courses and the other half were engineering.”

― Daniel J. Evans

“When someone gives 60 days’ notice, they’re able to play an active role in identifying and training their replacement.”

― Daniel Lubetzky

“Every new HubSpot employee has to go through training to learn how to use the software. That’s a good idea, and it also keeps me from having to worry about what I’m supposed to be doing here or why Cranium, who hired me, still has never come by to say hello or talk about what he wants me to work on.”

― Daniel Lyons

“Chess is a great training ground for poker players because it’s a math-based game, much like backgammon is.”

― Daniel Negreanu

“I like to feel comfortable in what I’m wearing, so I do wear a lot of sportswear. Not football training stuff, but mostly casual tracksuits and T-shirts.”

― Daniel Sturridge

“Grooming in football is quite big. I’m somebody that brings my Boss Bottled Unlimited to training or in my washbag, and I’ve put a few of my teammates onto that.”

― Daniel Sturridge

“I come to spring training and just try to do my job, try to do the best I can. That’s all any player can do.”

― Danny Bautista

“Burnley Football Club helped me mature from a boy to a man and I can’t thank them everyone from the club enough, from the board to the staff at the training ground and the staff at the club.”

― Danny Ings

“I want to give 100 per cent every day whether it’s training, a cup final or a friendly.”

― Danny Ings

“At my restaurants, we have training drills before every meal. We talk about what we did yesterday that was great and what we can improve today.”

― Danny Meyer

“My mindset’s just focused on looking forward, bettering myself, getting on the pitch, on the training pitch, doing what I can do to improve myself.”

― Danny Welbeck

“I just want to keep on getting better and improving. Those extra hours on the training pitch, whether it be with the boys or individually, I am just looking to improve.”

― Danny Welbeck

“I got Osgood-Schlatter disease in my knees because my bones were growing quicker than my muscles, and it’s hard to get out on the training pitch; then, afterwards, you’re in agony every single time you play football.”

― Danny Welbeck

“It was a choice between a paint factory in Indianapolis – a management training program to maybe run the paint factory one day – or go to New York City and become an investment banker. It wasn’t a very difficult decision.”

― Dara Khosrowshahi

“In the dance world, it has to be in your genetic make-up – your body has to suit the training.”

― Darcey Bussell

“My training and my inclination is to invent.”

― Darin Strauss

“It’s good training for a novelist to try to discern the truth about a place after only a few glimpses of it.”

― Darin Strauss

“I’ll absolutely be focusing in on the defense of this nation and making sure that our men and women have the proper tools, training, and equipment to do their jobs, that they have clear rules of engagement and, in the event that something happens to them, that we have a VA system that actually works.”

― Darryl Glenn

“These days baseball is different. You come to spring training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready, your lawyer lined up.”

― Dave Winfield

“The military is a very cool world to write about. I went down to Ft. Benning, Ga., for military training, and I learned a lot about soldiers and officers and why they joined up and what their life has been like.”

― David Baldacci

“It would be far less interesting, after ‘The Empire Strikes Back,’ to have an hour-long movie in between ‘Empire’ and ‘Return of the Jedi,’ where Luke is training. It’s so much cooler to cut from end of ‘Empire’ to beginning of ‘Return,’ where he’s become the Jedi.”

― David Benioff

“Whether you’re shuffling a deck of cards or holding your breath, magic is pretty simple: It comes down to training, practice, and experimentation, followed up by ridiculous pursuit and relentless perseverance.”

― David Blaine

“I think magic, whether I’m holding my breath or shuffling a deck of cards, is pretty simple. It’s practice, it’s training, and it’s – It’s practice, it’s training and experimenting, while pushing through the pain to be the best that I can be.”

― David Blaine

“Yes, it will go through the disciplines that all puppies go through including house training and puppy walking, then at twelve month old it the training becomes a lot more rigorous which has to be done carefully otherwise you are in danger of stressing the dog.”

― David Blunkett

“There’s no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives.”

― David Brin

“Most actors spend a lot of time training themselves to be an actor. And I kind of didn’t do that. I just started doin’ it in front of an audience and had to deliver.”

― David Carradine

“Because you know how you say I’ve got to really get down and really do some training and then of course, you never do or you do it for a couple of weeks and slough it back off again but I’m being forced to do something that I really want to do and I loved it.”

― David Carradine

“Most actors spend a lot of time training themselves to be an actor. And I kind of didn’t do that.”

― David Carradine

“For some reason I have a visual intuition that allows me to design things in an interesting way, and I don’t know where that came from. Because I don’t have this formal training, I seem to drift in a different direction.”

― David Carson

“I haven’t done years of diversity training, so sometimes I say things which are probably tactless, and I don’t mean to, to be honest, I don’t mean to do that.”

― David Davis

“In training, the players would deliberately hit high balls into me and barge into me so I’d get used to that side of the English game. I actually enjoy the physical side of it now.”

― David de Gea

“I don’t obsess over mistakes, because they do happen, so I just keep working and training hard. I just keep helping the team, which is key.”

― David de Gea

“It’s all about getting your head down, focusing, working hard, competing in training, keeping fit, and picking up points.”

― David de Gea

“You have to keep working and try to improve in every training session.”

― David de Gea

“I loved being back out on the pitch. Although I have not been in full training, I felt pretty good.”

― David Ginola

“Boot camp sucks – SEAL training sucks – but you know what? That’s what makes you good.”

― David Goggins

“I expend a lot of energy in my 50-60 minutes of cardio and strength training every day.”

― David H. Murdock

“I started training for musicals since I was a boy.”

― David Hasselhoff

“When I’m training, I use heavier crepe for wraps, for protection – but you’re not allowed to use them in competition. So when it comes to the fight, the wraps are softer.”

― David Haye

“Some Marines made fun of the fact that I had done plays and studied poetry, but then I won the award for physical training.”

― David Hunt

“Training a reliable military force that adheres to Western norms and standards is the work of a generation, not a few months.”

― David Ignatius

“For me, the way I go about training all of my clients is by using short bursts of interval training – it’s the most effective for burning calories as well as for cardiovascular health and making you stronger.”

― David Kirsch

“I like quick and efficient circuit training.”

― David Kirsch

“When training intelligently, ‘one size doesn’t fit all.’ There are exercises and weights appropriate for some body types, ages, and overall objectives and not for others.”

― David Kirsch

“Training is not just about a perkier butt. It should give you a healthier outlook on life.”

― David Kirsch

“I’m sure strength-and-power people have been using kettlebells for years, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they will work in a general training program.”

― David Kirsch

“Stunt coordinating is a good training ground for directing because you have exposure to all the departments in film.”

― David Leitch

“I think if I get the training spot on, the equipment perfect and I’m in the right state of mind, I can get a result there from no competitive action.”

― David Millar

“I’ve always been quite strict when it comes to the appearance of my players. I don’t want to see earrings in training, things like that.”

― David Moyes

“We’re here so that Afghanistan does not once again become a sanctuary for transnational extremists the way it was when al-Qaeda planned the 9/11 attacks in the Kandahar area, conducted the initial training for the attackers in training camps in Afghanistan before they moved on to Germany and then to U.S. flight schools.”

― David Petraeus

“I don’t particularly consider myself an actor. I have no training. I love doing it, but I would never consider myself to be a colleague of an actual actor. That would be stepping way up in class on my part.”

― David Rakoff

“Races always are good to show where you are reaching in your training as well as to keep you sharpened. Every race, in my program, I put it in a special way like a ladder, climbing up slowly and slowly to the next one. I see where my training is, and that is like a test.”

― David Rudisha

“Unlike in Europe, where serving is often a career rather than a backup plan, American table-waiting remains a bootstrap business, and some of the biggest skeptics of waiter training courses and schools are seasoned servers themselves.”

― David Sax

“I may have been lucky with some sort of intuition, but I believe in training a great deal.”

― David Selby

“The Teen Challenge Training Center on Pennsylvania farmland houses over 200 men in rehab. Other farms and centers have been birthed out of this ministry all over the world.”

― David Wilkerson

“If I don’t do high-intensity interval training classes for an hour every morning and yoga a few days a week, I get depressed.”

― Davinia Taylor

“At the Jets training facility in Florham Park, N.J., we have strength and conditioning staff but also a nutritionist, Glen Tobias, who helps to whip everyone into shape. There is a heavy emphasis on grass-fed meat and on foods that aren’t genetically modified.”

― D’Brickashaw Ferguson

“I’ve never liked having like a set kind of schedule of training. Even when I was doing guitar lessons, I never used to practice.”

― Dean Geyer

“I do a lot of marathons as training runs. If I’m somewhere and there’s a marathon, I’ll sign up and just go run it.”

― Dean Karnazes

“All the training at MGM came to be a great help for me on ‘Molly Brown.’”

― Debbie Reynolds

“You increase muscle bulk by training against resistance. For example, weights. And in ballet, this isn’t the case.”

― Deborah Bull

“I think the shape of our bodies has as much to do with the shape of our parents as it does with training.”

― Deborah Bull

“When Chelsea let me go, it was really deflating. For me, as a youngster, it’s all I ever knew – living 10 minutes from the training ground, going to loads of the games.”

― Declan Rice

“I was released by Chelsea at 14 years old. I remember it, a Tuesday night. On the Wednesday, I was training with Fulham, five minutes from my house, and then on the Thursday, I was training with West Ham. After one session at both clubs, they both wanted me.”

― Declan Rice

“My own training is in the field of neuroendocrinology and I really became very fascinated many years ago with the molecules of emotion, molecules that we call neuropeptides.”

― Deepak Chopra

“I would have benefited a lot from proper training. I could have done with a strong wake-up call about getting jobs.”

― Deirdre O’Kane

“I’m just going to keep working hard on and off the training field.”

― Dele Alli

“Each time I’m training and sparring, I’m always pushing myself to submit my training partners.”

― Demetrious Johnson

“The first time I fought Ian McCall, I cut carbs completely out of my diet all through training camp. I was afraid I wasn’t going to make weight, that I’d get on the scale, and it would be all, ‘He weighs 128,’ and the people would throw cabbage at me. I basically cut all carbs on the diet, just eat chicken and greens all the time.”

― Demetrious Johnson

“Some days I have off like Thursday and Sunday but typically Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday are dedicated to training if I’m in fight camp.”

― Demetrious Johnson

“There’s no doubt that I owe a lot to my training of stage acting.”

― Denis Lavant

“I used to spend all my school holidays cycling around, so all this training has made me feel like a kid again.”

― Denise Van Outen

“The regular things in my life now – training sessions and playing matches – will all fall away. That will leave a big empty space and it will need to be filled.”

― Dennis Bergkamp

“Athletes are sort of part of the community at large. They have to be dedicated to what they do, and go through lots of peaks and valleys. And there’s a lot of training that goes into their careers. It’s a struggle. Very dramatic.”

― Dennis Quaid

“I’d love to do more theatre and acting. I attended a performing arts high school in London, and it would be great to be able to put all of that training to use again.”

― Derek Hough

“I always appreciated the ex-players. Being a Yankee, you get spoiled. Old-Timers Day, all these guys coming back, spring training, being around them, you get a chance to get to know them. So I always think you learn a lot by listening.”

― Derek Jeter

“As a rookie, I worked with my agent and the training staff to figure out what diet works for my body naturally.”

― Deshaun Watson

“Training in taekwondo for eight years and then being able to do it in a film was pretty amazing.”

― Dev Patel

“Teaching is an art and a profession requiring years of training.”

― Dick Cavett

“And the fact of the matter is there were thousands of people that went through those training camps in Afghanistan. We know they are seeking deadlier weapons – chemical, biological and nuclear weapons if they can get it.”

― Dick Cheney

“We need to provide support to those that are fighting ISIS. And we can provide that support: logistically, training, intelligence, air cover. There are many things we have already accomplished successfully. But the notion of sending in rotational troops, as we saw in Iraq in the past, and in Afghanistan, I think we have learned our lesson.”

― Dick Durbin

“I come from a family with a long tradition in shoemaking, and I still live in a region famous for its shoemakers. It is getting harder and harder to find skilled workers. There are no professional training institutes, so we have to train our own employees. And an apprenticeship takes three years.”

― Diego Della Valle

“I had wanted to play for Penarol since I was a boy. When I was young, I would go to their training ground, but at 18, I left Uruguay for Argentina, and my professional career started.”

― Diego Forlan

“So much success from set pieces comes from practice. Maybe fans see a well-worked free-kick and think it looks good, but to get that, there has been hours of work that nobody has seen on the training ground.”

― Diego Godin

“During my training to become an airline captain, I had to learn how to navigate an airplane over long distances. Flights over huge oceans, crossing extensive deserts, and connecting continents need careful planning to ensure a safe arrival at the planned destination.”

― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“During my career as an airline pilot, I had the opportunity to be a check and training captain. Part of this job was to train and test experienced pilots to ensure that they had the necessary knowledge and skills to safely and efficiently operate those magnificent big jets.”

― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“I have progressed well since switching my training to Loughborough, and I feel I still have another 30% of progress left in me before my peak.”

― Dillian Whyte

“I have gone from training by myself to having a team of professional people that have been building athletes for years.”

― Dillian Whyte

“My energy is good; it is directed at training hard.”

― Dillian Whyte

“I want to teach the young people the way I see football. The way I eat, the way I am in training.”

― Dimitar Berbatov

“Young players try and imitate the best players like Ronaldo. They try to imitate the hair, the clothes, the cars, the tricks. I try to tell them how hard Cristiano Ronaldo trained in training and after training. He only wanted to be the best. Everything else came after.”

― Dimitar Berbatov

“Training helps you get physically stronger and a lot of times it helps you push the bar mentally as well.”

― Dinesh Karthik

“Engineering has proven to be one of the most fruitful tracks of study in the job market, as the skills and training developed by an engineering program are far more versatile than many believed.”

― Dinesh Paliwal

“You can improve in every stage of your career, and even in training, after training, analysing your game, you can do a lot of stuff to make steps, and that’s also a major point of becoming a top player.”

― Divock Origi

“I do circuit training – different workouts without stopping. I like having that stamina, where I’ve never been too tired to put on a match or go above and beyond.”

― Dolph Ziggler

“Legal executives often specialise in areas such as conveyancing, family law, probate, and litigation. Training is typically spread over five years of combined study and work.”

― Dominic Raab

“My parents didn’t know anything about collegiate scholarships, so they had accepted the national team training stipend, the monthly stipend that I received after making the national team, so I was ineligible for NCAA eligibility anyway.”

― Dominique Moceanu

“I realized I was the one doing all the training, earning the money, and my parents were living off of me.”

― Dominique Moceanu

“I don’t think actors get good training today. I put my training to use in everything I do.”

― Don Knotts

“Penn State in 1955 became the first university to be issued a federal license to operate a nuclear reactor, which it continues to use for studies in the peaceful uses of atomic energy and the training of nuclear industry personnel.”

― Don Sherwood

“To be honest I quit taking training and fighting so seriously and went back to living my life and having fun. I try to teach that to all the guys who come out here to train and live with me.”

― Donald Cerrone

“You don’t have to get ready if you stay ready, alright? I’m always in the gym, always training, all the time.”

― Donald Cerrone

“I was aware of it, but I grew up in a very a-religious family. My mother never went to church, she never had any religious training or background. It was never a part of our social interaction.”

― Donald Johanson

“Why not add benefits for making healthy food choices, provide a transition bonus for getting off food stamps, or increase job training opportunities and income – raising minimum wage?”

― Donna Brazile

“My mum lives in Boston; she’s famous for teaching wushu and t’ai chi. So from when I was young, my mum and aunt were like: ‘You’re training; you’re not playing baseball or football.’ Training every day was normal. Later, when I was almost a teenager, Bruce Lee became my idol.”

― Donnie Yen

“I had had no art training.”

― Dorothy Malone

“My father’s a police officer, and he’s told me numerous times about his training and how they’ve gone through what they call verbal judo, which is essentially them trying to de-escalate the situation.”

― Doug Baldwin

“We have to enforce training that is more emphasized on de-escalation tactics and crisis management control. Once we do that, then we have to put measures in place to reward the officers who are the good officers, which is the majority of them. Then we have to hold accountable the officers that are not abiding by the policies and those laws.”

― Doug Baldwin

“Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena, in ‘The Wall,’ are superheroes. They’re very grounded, but the amount of training and stuff that soldiers bring to the field, they’re like Iron Man.”

― Doug Liman

“They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons.”

― Douglas Feith

“I started training when I was 15.”

― Drew McIntyre

“Wrestling is my life, and if I’m not training or in the gym, then I’m watching videos to learn more about it.”

― Drew McIntyre

“Part of my daily regime is my glucosamine and, of course, a multitude of multivitamins. Branched-chain amino acids, glutamine, of course protein. I have one protein shake a day, and that is immediately after my training.”

― Dwayne Johnson

“For different roles, my condition and training and diet does alter. Depending on the role, it will really dictate the type of training I do.”

― Dwayne Johnson

“Working on a soap opera is such good training for the novice actor. No rehearsal, 120 pages of dialogue per week, and one take to get the scene right. No room for error.”

― Dylan Bruce

“For decades, community colleges have been the backbone of American workforce training. Because they are nimble and closely attuned to local community needs, they are inherently positioned to be influential leaders of the movement for a sustainable economy.”

― Ed Begley, Jr.

“I can speak French, understand Gaelic and know my history. That’s the training music has given me.”

― Eddi Reader

“Sometimes I’ll have cheesecake – just anything that’s high calorie, because that’s what I need for the training.”

― Eddie Hall

“I had no money, no training facilities, no snow, no ski jumps, no trainer, but I still managed to ski jump for my country – and getting there was my gold medal.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“I made my dream come true despite all the obstacles – no money, no training, no skis, no snow.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“For all my ‘Eddie the Eagle’ goofing around before the camera while in training for the Calgary Olympics in 1988, I was never less than 100 per cent serious on every single jump.”

― Eddie the Eagle

“I watched videos of great players. I was inspired by what they did, then I used to try things out in training.”

― Eden Hazard

“We are professionals. We know when we’re playing badly, so if you have a poor game, you work in training to put things right so form comes back.”

― Eden Hazard

“In tactics and training, we do more with Conte. We work a lot of tactical positions, and we know exactly what we have to do on the pitch, where I have to go, and where the defenders have to go. We know exactly what to do.”

― Eden Hazard

“Weight training and working on being explosive helped me gain a few yards of pace. Even when I was small, I was stocky. Even if people pushed me, I managed to stay on my feet.”

― Eden Hazard

“You can’t really plan for how that training session or competition is going to go. You have to see what your horse is giving you to work with, and then you tailor all your training around that.”

― Edie Campbell

“The students that, like the wild animal being prepared for its tricks in the circus called ‘life’, expects only training as sketched above, will be severely disappointed: by his standards he will learn next to nothing.”

― Edsger Dijkstra

“Talented people have a responsibility to get the training they need to be successful risk takers and go out there to take risks. What I see is surplus of talented people and a shortage of people willing to take the risks.”

― Edward Conard

“I’m a physicist and computer scientist by training. I worked in high tech for thirty years as everything from engineer to senior vice president – for many of those years, writing SF as a hobby – until, in 2004, I began writing full time.”

― Edward M. Lerner

“My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.”

― Edwin Moses

“I’m not going back to Amsterdam, though it would be very comfortable there with Frank de Boer, Danny Blind, and Dennis Bergkamp. When I left 12 years ago, I said I would return, but I did not know then what great years I would have with Manchester United. I might occasionally visit training with them, but I will not be going regularly.”

― Edwin van der Sar

“Off the field, Ronaldo was also focusing on everything extensively, such as resting up properly and strengthening his body. After training sessions, he would often work on his free-kicks and then come to me and say, ‘Edwin, can you go in goal?’”

― Edwin van der Sar

“I train with track athletes, which is weird for bobsledders. I love training with track athletes because they help me work on my speed, and they give me something to cheer for during the Summer Olympics.”

― Elana Meyers

“Biggest rival is Kaillie Humphries of Canada, and we are actually training partners. She was at my wedding, and I consider her a close friend.”

― Elana Meyers

“My training in music and composition then led me to a kind of musical language process in which, for example, the sound of the words I play with has to expose their true meaning against their will so to speak.”

― Elfriede Jelinek

“I love the physical roles. I have the utmost respect for stunt people and stunt doubles, but I like to do as much as I possibly can with what’s become some pretty significant training.”

― Eliza Dushku

“Dancing gives an innate physical awareness – it’s physical training. Acting feels like the same medium but just with words.”

― Elizabeth Debicki

“Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.”

― Elizabeth Kenny

“There is all the difference in the world between departure from recognised rules by one who has learned to obey them, and neglect of them through want of training or want of skill or want of understanding. Before you can be eccentric you must know where the circle is.”

― Ellen Terry

“I did three years training for stage in drama school.”

― Elliot Knight

“I’d guess that every American action film would be different. It’s just training, training hard, training a lot. Then trying to give your best performance on the day, and I’ve been lucky so far.”

― Elodie Yung

“I have had a lot of training as an actor, but it’s very different than being on set.”

― Eloise Mumford

“All-time favorite workout is basketball. It’s very hard to do basketball training, though, but it’s my favorite.”

― Elsa Hosk

“Lots of weight training, squats, a little bit of cardio, but mostly just adding more weights into my workouts. And working out with friends to make it fun. That’s always so important.”

― Elsa Hosk

“In ‘Training Day,’ Mr. Washington’s dry-ice grandeur – the predator’s reflexes contrasting with a pensive mouth – deserves regard, and his powerhouse virtuosity will almost guarantee him an Oscar nomination.”

― Elvis Mitchell

“I was training to be an electrician. I suppose I got wired the wrong way round somewhere along the line.”

― Elvis Presley

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

― Elvis Presley

“Community colleges need to be upgraded. We got to have training for real jobs. We’ve got a lot of jobs that are going unfilled because we don’t have the technology in the heads of graduating college students to deal with them.”

― Emanuel Cleaver

“I went to a motivational training course once, a course of self-discovery, and I found out after a week that my fear – it was not a fear of not being accepted – was a very violent fear of failure.”

― Emanuel Steward

“There is a great advantage in training under unfavorable conditions. It is better to train under bad conditions, for the difference is then a tremendous relief in a race.”

― Emil Zatopek

“I didn’t know much. It wasn’t possible to buy a book about Nurmi, but I found out that in order to be faster over 10,000m, he ran 5,000m many times in training. And to be better at 5,000m, he ran 1,500m many times. And to be better at 1,500m, he ran four times 400m in training.”

― Emil Zatopek

“I find it so hard to lose weight: it takes me weeks and weeks of dieting and training just to lose three pounds.”

― Emily Atack

“The worst coach I have ever had was Roberto Mancini. I never liked his training methods.”

― Emmanuel Adebayor

“I had classical training but I don’t consider myself an opera singer though.”

― Emmy Rossum

“It’s not like every actor needs to train, but an actor will either develop their process through training or through working.”

― Emory Cohen

“I try to show myself at Liverpool, and when I come to the national team, I try to show myself in training or in games.”

― Emre Can

“When a man goes through six years training to be a doctor he will never be the same. He knows too much.”

― Enid Bagnold

“Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.”

― Epictetus

“When it comes to police officers, I have concerns about the training that they receive. This whole notion of implicit bias, looking at people and having stereotypical reactions to them on the basis of their ethnicity.”

― Eric Holder

“I understudied Colm Feore quite a bit in ’85 and ’86 – ‘Persephone’ and ‘The Boys from Syracuse,’ too – and that was great, great training for me. He was and he is an amazing theatre actor.”

― Eric McCormack

“At 28, you need recovery time after training.”

― Eric Shanteau

“I attacked my cancer diagnosis the same way I attack training and competing, and that’s pretty fearless.”

― Eric Shanteau

“Training isn’t the same as playing.”

― Ernesto Valverde

“I work out in the morning before I join group training sessions with the team.”

― Essam El Hadary

“Since I was 18, I have swum for 50 minutes every day, missing less than one day a year except for a two-week stint when I was training as a cosmonaut in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, in March 2009.”

― Esther Dyson

“I was first introduced to Kafka’s writing during my compulsory army-service basic training. During that period, Kafka’s fiction felt hyperrealistic.”

― Etgar Keret

“Actually John, Paul Rutherford, and Trevor Watts, and several other rather well known English jazz musicians had got their training by joining the Air Force, which was a pretty standard way for people to get some kind of musical education in those days.”

― Evan Parker

“I could I trust starve like a gentleman. It’s listed as part of the poetic training, you know.”

― Ezra Pound

“Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“Young adults enrolled in universities and colleges or other postsecondary training should avail themselves of the opportunity to take institute of religion courses or, if attending a Church school, should take at least one religion course every term.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“With Conte, it was back-breaking both in training and in games.”

― Fabio Quagliarella

“The training of younger generations is very close to my heart.”

― Fabiola Gianotti

“I’d been in jail, and I’d been beat. I had been to a voter registration workshop, you know, to – they were just training and teaching us how to register, to pass the literacy test.”

― Fannie Lou Hamer

“Training for a fight is never easy, regardless of the opponent.”

― Fedor Emelianenko

“For every athlete, it is very important to be able to engage in their favorite thing, give all the best in training, performing in competitions, defending the honor of the motherland.”

― Fedor Emelianenko

“A true athlete is someone who doesn’t just stop training when they stop competing. It’s a way of life, and they keep in shape just to keep up that standard.”

― Fedor Emelianenko

“It’s essential for a fighter to go separately and just focus on training away from everybody else.”

― Fedor Emelianenko

“I try and make it possible for beginners to start training MMA and not be scared of it as a sport. I try to actually give them the skill set that is necessary – to feel comfortable, maybe not on a big level. And not just Russia, but worldwide.”

― Fedor Emelianenko

“I’ve never done this level of physical preparation for something. Particularly for ‘Rogue One’ where I was training every day and doing kung fu rehearsals on a daily basis. But that’s part of the reason I wanted to do it, because it was very different from what I’ve done before.”

― Felicity Jones

“Pep and his staff work very hard, not just on the training pitch but also with the analysis of opponents, and now, of course, we understand more how he wants to play.”

― Fernandinho

“Since I was 13 years old, I made sure I was going to training every day.”

― Fernandinho

“I listen to the Manchester news on local radio. It has helped me learn English. I have it on when I am driving to training in the morning.”

― Fernandinho

“As a human, as a professional player, you have to improve every day, every training session, every game.”

― Fernandinho

“Every citizen has the real right to receive general education and professional training at no cost, something that the United States has not been able to ensure for all its inhabitants.”

― Fidel Castro

“I am training a lot harder, gym a lot, more muscle, strengthening my back, my legs, my muscles, my weak areas a lot.”

― Fidel Edwards

“I’ve seen a lot of different training schools and dojos, and the sheer level of professionalism at the Performance Center and the state-of-the-art facility just knocked me for a six. It really blew me away.”

― Finn Balor

“I was playing a defensive guard in ‘My All American’ who is a really fast runner, so a lot of my training was running. I wasn’t too worried about bulking up because he was supposed to be on the small side.”

― Finn Wittrock

“I don’t adjust my training for any of my opponents. I don’t watch films on my opponents.”

― Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

“I was playing at sixth form – training in the morning and going to the gym in the afternoon. I was doing my studying alongside it; then I’d go to training from eight to 10 at night.”

― Fran Kirby

“I like to wear the same kind of boots that I’ve worn in training going up to the game so that I’ve got a feel for the boots.”

― Fran Kirby

“I just remember playing in my school and then getting invited to go along to train with a development squad at Reading. My first training session, the manager said, ‘You have to come and play with the academy girls,’ so that would probably be my first footballing memory.”

― Fran Kirby

“My feminist training was that this was your goal, to be a self-sufficient woman, but that is a miscalculation. It’s just not the way we work. We work in dialogue with the community.”

― Frances McDormand

“I took care of young adults with cystic fibrosis when I was in my residency training and found this to be a disease that was desperately in need of some explanation.”

― Francis Collins

“France needs to improve training and education and the level of skills of its workforce.”

― Francois Hollande

“I think it was in Moscow last year and I got changed for training the day before we played Moscow, but the fact is they actually wanted to do John’s, me and John were next to each other and they did mine by mistake. John had done them I think. So yeah it is true.”

― Frank Lampard

“Training’s completely different now. It used to be a lot of running and work without the ball. Now it’s all with the ball, which any player loves.”

― Frank Lampard

“I started in law school in ’71 and graduated in ’74. So I was training for the Olympics, running or averaging around 20 miles a day and going to law school full time.”

― Frank Shorter

“For the novice runner, I’d say to give yourself at least 2 months of consistently running several times a week at a conversational pace before deciding whether you want to stick with it. Consistency is the most important aspect of training at this point.”

― Frank Shorter

“The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing.”

― Frank Shorter

“I was too restless as a boy to sit through an entire mass. It was akin to aversion training. I looked at it like a puppet show with a totally predictable story line. The only aspect I really liked was the music.”

― Frans de Waal

“The trouble for today’s footballers is they have too many distractions. We used to get our old players coming to watch training with football magazines in their hands. Now, more often than not, they are checking the share prices.”

― Franz Beckenbauer

“OpenAI is doing important work by releasing tools which promote AI to be developed in the open. Compute power is largely produced by NVIDIA and Intel and still relatively expensive but openly purchasable. Blockchains may be the key final ingredient by providing massive pools of open training data.”

― Fred Ehrsam

“Morgan, Lewis is a very large firm now, but it was not quite as big then. It was exciting for an associate in those days, because you got good and varied assignments and terrific training.”

― Fred F. Fielding

“The Nixon years were trying. They honed my judgment for everything I did later on. The experience also illustrated for me the importance of training young lawyers properly.”

― Fred F. Fielding

“I wear makeup pretty much every day. For training, I usually do a lighter base, a lighter blush and I used the mascara and a little bit of the lip gloss.”

― Gabby Douglas

“It goes without saying that I love the game, the tactics, the training, and everything that happens on the pitch.”

― Gabriel Batistuta

“When I’m not training or playing, I’m watching football or watching something football-related on my phone, or about our next rival.”

― Gabriel Jesus

“I’d work with soccer coordinators at Game Changing Films and have one or two combat training sessions with my stunt double, who’s a wushu master.”

― Gabriel Luna

“I live a very normal regimented life that focuses on my training and my private life so I squeeze the insane stuff in around that.”

― Gabrielle Reece

“Early in my doctoral training at Cornell University, I became immersed in the behavioral decision theory paradigm.”

― Gad Saad

“Greg White got a boxer because I said I was getting one. I was talking about getting a boxer since before training camp.”

― Gaines Adams

“You’ve just got to listen to what experienced people are telling you. You’ve obviously got to listen to what they want you to do in training and in matches and commit to improving every aspect of your game.”

― Gareth Bale

“British managers tend to be a bit more hands off, let you express yourself in training.”

― Gareth Barry

“I got that nickname my first spring training camp with the Expos in 1974. Tim Foli, Ken Singleton and Mike Jorgensen started calling me ‘Kid’ because I was trying to win every sprint. I was trying to hit every pitch out of the park.”

― Gary Carter

“Jesus Christ is our supreme commander, but He operates only through His word, which is unquestionably a training manual. However, He has many interpreters, and few people see the Bible as a true training manual.”

― Gary North

“In the Broadway world, I’ve always wanted to play Valjean in ‘Les Mis’, since I’ve already played Gavroche. I’d also like to play the Phantom of the Opera, but I haven’t really thought about any film characters. You’ve got to have a whole lot of training for the Phantom role, vocally.”

― Gaten Matarazzo

“A small country like Israel has compulsory military training. But countries like India, that are so much bigger, have no compulsory military training, so people don’t understand how the military functions. They have no knowledge of how it works, no respect for it.”

― Gautam Gambhir

“I don’t know many better training grounds than being mayor of San Francisco – those were pretty intense years in terms of reporting and scrutiny.”

― Gavin Newsom

“Pulp paperbacks have always provided a training ground for men, Some of them went on to become respected authors – Dean Koontz, Nelson DeMille and Martin Cruz Smith, for example. Why couldn’t a woman?”

― Gayle Lynds

“I went to school at Juilliard, and most of our training there is the classics, and as much as I thrive in contemporary, weird, experimental work, I really am excited about finding a pioneer woman or something from a different era that I could really sink my teeth into.”

― Gayle Rankin

“I just feel lucky to have had my training at Juilliard. Even though it is a ‘classical’ training programme, they also prepare you for all mediums. They don’t teach specific techniques or subscribe to a specific school of thought about acting.”

― Gayle Rankin

“Our parents faced more hardship than us. They didn’t stop us from training despite hearing the taunts from the people in the village. We were fortunate to have parents like them.”

― Geeta Phogat

“We had a very hard training during our childhood and I don’t want to live it again.”

― Geeta Phogat

“Those who used to ask my father to be ashamed of himself for training us in wrestling now say they wish they have daughters like me.”

― Geeta Phogat

“We used to wear a track suit and T-shirt while training. But that did not go down well with the villagers, because women are usually supposed to wear salwar kameez.”

― Geeta Phogat

“My father was a disciplinarian. He had this cane and he would spare no one if found at fault. Unlike Babita, I was not physically strong and couldn’t cope with the training. So I got the most beatings.”

― Geeta Phogat

“I want to focus on my training and leave no room for distraction. So, reality-tv shows are a no-no.”

― Geeta Phogat

“Thanks to my training in Balali village, I am rough and tough.”

― Geeta Phogat

“There’s a big difference between decorators and designers and the training is very different.”

― Genevieve Gorder

“I damaged my hamstring at the London Olympics and had to stop training for five months. At times, I thought my career was over.”

― Genzebe Dibaba

“I wanted to train more for the outdoor season than the indoor season, so I changed my training totally.”

― Genzebe Dibaba

“I already have natural speed, which I don’t need to work on, so in training I’ve been working more on my endurance.”

― Genzebe Dibaba

“I do a lot of a cross training.”

― Geoff Stults

“As long as I stay in training and play well, I don’t see what objection there can be to what I do off the field.”

― George Best

“I’m a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film.”

― George Clooney

“It would be hard to throw a punch to someone who wasn’t a boxer, who wasn’t in the ring, and who didn’t have on a pair of boxing gloves and who hadn’t been training.”

― George Foreman

“As you get better and better working out, there’s no one who can keep up with you running. If you don’t have a good dog, it’s going to be the most lonesome training camp you’ll ever have.”

― George Foreman

“I think of myself as a jungle musician because of my lack of formal training.”

― George Harrison

“Maybe the perceived fact that smart, rich parents tended to have smart, rich kids was largely due to the fact that they also tended to have stay-at-home moms or nannies who read to their kids, held them, put mobiles over their cribs, playing those annoying ditties, and sent them off for SAT training at six months.”

― George Kaiser

“The unemployed in Greece can get a voucher and choose a training program somewhere in Europe to be retrained during this crisis and when this crisis is over, we make sure that that person hasn’t fallen off the cliff and can come back into the labor market with new skills to find a job.”

― George Papandreou

“Social-enterprise employees earn wages and pay taxes, reducing their recidivism rates and dependence on government assistance. They also receive crucial on-the-job training, job-readiness skills, literacy instruction and, if necessary, the counseling and mental-health services they need to move into the mainstream workforce.”

― George R. Roberts

“While I have served in public office for 30 years, my professional training is as a pharmacist, not a lawyer or an accountant.”

― George Ryan

“My main graduate training was received at the University of Chicago from which I received the Ph.D. in 1938.”

― George Stigler

“There is a difference between a fighter and a martial artist. A fighter is training for a purpose: He has a fight. I’m a martial artist. I don’t train for a fight. I train for myself. I’m training all the time. My goal is perfection. But I will never reach perfection.”

― Georges St-Pierre

“I work out almost every day with some form of cardio, a few times a week, laps in the pool, weight training and Pilates.”

― Georgina Bloomberg

“I think if you think that far ahead about the first four, or to be champions, that is something you cannot control. You can control the training, and then the performance will come game by game, and do not think that far ahead.”

― Georginio Wijnaldum

“When you’re eating salad and quinoa while training, all you want is a burger. In the cycling season, when I’m doing 30-odd hours of exercise a week, I’m dreaming of burgers and curries that I’ll have at the end of the season.”

― Geraint Thomas

“Many training programs and often schools focus on just a skill or a kind of work competency. That’s only half the equation.”

― Gerald Chertavian

“Rather than going through a commercial banking training program, at the first bank I ever worked in, I was the chairman. And it was my own money, so we loaned it out like it was my own money.”

― Gerald J. Ford

“I sang in a rock band when I was training as a lawyer. You know, not professional, we just did it for fun. We just did gigs all over Edinburgh and some in Glasgow and some at festivals.”

― Gerard Butler

“I was training to be a lawyer… I was president of the law society at Glasgow University, and my bass guitarist was my secretary of my law society; the lead guitarist and writer worked at the law firm that I worked.”

― Gerard Butler

“When Pep was at Barcelona, I was so young, 16 or 17 years old. I went to training a lot, and Pep Guardiola told me a lot of things, but I didn’t stay in the first team. He is an amazing coach, and if he comes to the Premier League, I think he will win a lot of titles.”

― Gerard Deulofeu

“I have a natural connection with Romelu. We stay most days after training and meet up to practice my crosses and him getting on the end of them. He is a top player, and he takes up the best positions for an old-fashioned winger like myself.”

― Gerard Deulofeu

“In the day-to-day, one only thinks about his club in training and trying to be in the starting line-up.”

― Gerard Deulofeu

“I have to devote my time and thoughts to training and playing.”

― Gerard Pique

“Just looking at Onex: We hire almost entirely at the most bottom level and bring them through a nine-year training program. We’re probably 70/30 today not requiring an MBA.”

― Gerry Schwartz

“Of course one can’t eat in a civilized fashion while touring in theatres. But I still manage to get my three meals a day. I find that is sufficient for training.”

― Gertrude Ederle

“Training isn’t fun for me. I do it because it’s what my body needs, and I have a standard. It’s a thing I make sure I do.”

― Giancarlo Stanton

“We don’t just say this every spring training – ‘Playoffs, World Series.’ You’ve got to do it.”

― Giancarlo Stanton

“For most Olympic athletes, their training is their hardest challenge and where they push themselves to the limit. For Paralympians, training and competition is an escape from the hardships and struggles of their everyday life. That is the difference.”

― Giles Duley

“I went to college and got my degree in acting, but because it was all theater, I really consider my first couple years on ‘Mad Men’ as amazing training for working in television and for acting on-camera.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“I am always training because I love it.”

― Gina Carano

“What we have to do is support business, but also support our workers with job training programs and with reasonable wages.”

― Gina Raimondo

“I think about issues. I use my economic training to devise solutions.”

― Gita Gopinath

“The government’s goal is to provide income support for families most affected by socio-economic hardship. The support… will be conditional on vocational training and job reintegration.”

― Giuseppe Conte

“I think a lot of good actors – for instance, Gary Sinise – have no training. His training was really entirely on his feet. I suppose you have to have an instinct for it.”

― Glenne Headly

“What we need to be able to do is count all human experience. So I would like to count the secretarial positions as good training places to take over the jobs of the bosses.”

― Gloria Steinem

“In high school, I started training, singing with choirs, and getting voice lessons and doing a lot of creative writing and decided that that’s really what I wanted to pursue as a career, and that’s what I was going to study.”

― Goapele

“The reason I became a manager was to have full control over training. If you are a coach, you are bound by what the manager wants you to coach. The other reason is that I just like the company of football people.”

― Gordon Strachan

“I acted for so many years and sat on a million sets and worked with a million different directors so that is to me some of the best training you can get.”

― Grant Heslov

“I was always explaining why my term papers were never on time. I think that’s where I got my acting training!”

― Greg Kinnear

“I eat a lot of vegetables and salad. I put strawberries, pomegranate seeds, blackberries, and blueberries into shakes and add Greek yoghurt for a snack. I have this when I’m not training.”

― Greg Rutherford

“Fruit is carb-based, and I limit carbs when training hard.”

― Greg Rutherford

“Operation Northern Star with Canada has made significant progress in battling meth from the north, and we are engaged in numerous training opportunities in Mexico to help curb the problem from the south.”

― Greg Walden

“I’ve built a tree house; because of my architectural training, it’s heavily over-designed, with an oriel window sticking out of it and flying foxes coming off it.”

― Greg Wise

“Members of weakly religious families get, of course, no religious training from any source outside the family.”

― Gregory Bateson

“Core training is so important.”

― Gretchen Bleiler

“I like eating small meals frequently throughout the day, it helps me keep up my metabolism and get more out of my training.”

― Gretchen Bleiler

“Strike a balance between resistance training, intervals, longer duration cardiovascular work, and flexibility. Don’t stick with one approach then flip after a few weeks. Mix it up weekly, daily.”

― Gunnar Peterson

“Try training on an empty stomach, if it is just this kind of resistance training workout, so that your body fat is sacrificed as a fuel source. Then, immediately post-workout, make sure you take in all three of your macronutrients.”

― Gunnar Peterson

“Sleep plays an important role in overall well-being and especially in recovery during particularly intense training.”

― Gunnar Peterson

“SleepScore Max empowers me to identify my own sleep issues and gives me advice for better sleep to maximize my performance every day. It’s critical to measure and quantify improvements while training.”

― Gunnar Peterson

“Although I completed two years of internship in various small hospitals, I decided against continuing my medical training. I was much more fascinated by the unsolved problems of medicine than by practicing it.”

― Gunter Blobel

“I don’t ever train half-pipe except for the short training sessions during events, and because of that, I have a really hard time consistently putting my runs down smoothly.”

― Gus Kenworthy

“I always have traveled with a camera throughout my life, but I always had my old 35mm film camera. When I was training to go into space, the only equipment there was a digital camera. I went through a fast-track class on Earth. It actually was fun, though I’m basically a dinosaur with computers.”

― Guy Laliberte

“I train three, four, five times a week, protein six times a day, resistance training for at least 45 minutes… it’s so very boring. It’s really painful. It’s laborious.”

― Gwendoline Christie

“Indeed, there is much in pure humanitarian culture, as opposed to rigid scientific training, which encourages absorption in the affairs of mankind, and more or less indifference to the unfathomed abysses of star-strown space that yawn interminably about this terrestrial grain of dust.”

― H. P. Lovecraft

“Man’s respect for the imponderables varies according to his mental constitution and environment. Through certain modes of thought and training, it can be elevated tremendously, yet there is always a limit.”

― H. P. Lovecraft

“I don’t know exactly what kind of training musical theater actors get, but I never had that.”

― Haaz Sleiman

“Eradicate poverty. This is all that matters in my country. When I am out training I think about this a lot; when I am running it is going over in my mind. As a country we cannot move forward until we eradicate poverty.”

― Haile Gebrselassie

“In my life I do a lot of things but I never forget my training.”

― Haile Gebrselassie

“For me a day without training is like a day without eating.”

― Haile Gebrselassie

“It is so funny because I was always embarrassed because I never had formal training in acting.”

― Haley Bennett

“Outlining is like putting on training wheels. It gives me the courage to write, but we always go off the outline.”

― Hallie Ephron

“There’s no experience like on-the-job training.”

― Hank Azaria

“Green jobs – those are jobs that feel like new economy jobs; they do require some training.”

― Hanna Rosin

“On the actual competition days, you get about three or four hours of physical exertion – between an hour-long warm-up, recovery in-between runs, the training runs, and then the runs themselves.”

― Hannah Kearney

“Unfortunately, my beauty regime is almost nonexistent when I am training.”

― Hannah Kearney

“I still want to look good while training hard and throwing down.”

― Hannah Teter

“Americans are pretty next level with snowboarding. We have the best training facilities, the best coaches that push us to the next level.”

― Hannah Teter

“I majored in drama and theater arts at Columbia and was always in acting studio, but that was a liberal arts degree, not a bachelor of arts degree, so I didn’t have a traditional conservatory training. There was a lot of reading and a lot of writing involved, and only about 30 percent of my classes were directly theater-related.”

― Hari Nef

“While cardio prompts your body to burn calories while you are exercising, resistance training not only sculpts, tones, and strengthens your body, but it causes your body to burn more calories when you are at rest.”

― Harley Pasternak

“A cardio workout increases blood flow and acts as a filter system. It brings nutrients like oxygen, protein, and iron to the muscles that you’ve been training and helps them recover faster.”

― Harley Pasternak

“Both cardio and resistance training are essential for looking and feeling great.”

― Harley Pasternak

“The idea behind resistance training is that you’re basically tearing something and creating a microtrauma in the muscle. When the muscle recovers, it’s going to recover stronger and denser than it was before.”

― Harley Pasternak

“My training camp has always been been something I have looked forward to every year.”

― Harley Race

“Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes, which they are tested on. What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge, the practical training.”

― Harrison Salisbury

“It’s the fans that need spring training. You gotta get ’em interested. Wake ’em up and let ’em know that their season is coming, the good times are gonna roll.”

― Harry Caray

“I took speech training. I took a few voice lessons in college.”

― Harry Dean Stanton

“Personally, I love training, and getting paid to play football is incredible. Playing the game and working hard is what I have always dreamed of doing.”

― Harry Kane

“Heading is still a vital part of being a striker, and it isn’t about being the biggest player. Heading the ball is about timing, so work on that in training.”

― Harry Kane

“Scientific education is by far the best training for all walks of life because it teaches us how to assess situations critically and react accordingly. It gives us an understanding based on reverence for life-enhancing technologies as well as for life itself.”

― Harry Kroto

“We work hard in the gym; we work on set plays, which are massive. We work really hard on them on the training ground.”

― Harry Maguire

“I do enjoy seeing footballers every day, being on the training ground.”

― Harry Redknapp

“The arrival of Arsene Wenger in 1996 certainly heralded a change in English football. He was very successful very quickly, and suddenly, all the talk was about his revolutionary new training methods.”

― Harry Redknapp

“I started watching English news channels and would repeat after the anchor. Since coaching classes were expensive, I joined a call centre where, after undergoing training for a month, I quit. I followed this strategy in 15 BPOs. I could earn money and learn English at the same time.”

― Harshvardhan Rane

“In a climate of tight budgets, reduced workforces and stiff competition, internal training can be a great substitute for costly offsite workshops and conferences.”

― Harvey Mackay

“I came to L.A. in 1970, and my desire and my training was to be a studio musician, which I had read about in my senior year in high school.”

― Harvey Mason, Jr.

“These cricketers work so hard, be it training schedules or their diet.”

― Hazel Keech

“There’s a lot of players who you can pick up some stuff from, not just only full-backs or defenders. Even training with the top players every week you can get good things from all of them.”

― Hector Bellerin

“I had been lucky that my physiology is well suited to space training.”

― Helen Sharman

“Everyone with a cell phone thinks they’re a photographer. Everyone with a laptop thinks they’re a journalist. But they have no training, and they have no idea of what we keep to in terms of standards, as in what’s far out and what’s reality. And they have no dedication to truth.”

― Helen Thomas

“I really enjoy my life in Manchester, my training, my games, everything.”

― Henrikh Mkhitaryan

“’Immortals’ was very much a martial arts based training program – a lot of body weight stuff, very little in the way of actually lifting heavy weights, and a very, very low calorie diet.”

― Henry Cavill

“Policy is no longer being written by politicians accountable to the American public. Instead, policies concerning the defense budget, deregulation, health care, public transportation, job training programs, and a host of other crucial areas are now largely written by lobbyists who represent mega corporations.”

― Henry Giroux

“Not only does neoliberalism undermine both civic education and public values and confuse education with training, it also treats knowledge as a product, promoting a neoliberal logic that views schools as malls, students as consumers, and faculty as entrepreneurs.”

― Henry Giroux

“Training was a time where resolutions made in the enthusiasm of an inspired moment were put to personal test.”

― Herb Elliott

“The opportunities of America opened out to me the public schools. They carried me to the professional training of an American university. I began by working with my own hands for my daily bread.”

― Herbert Hoover

“No matter how thoroughly a person may have learned the Greek alphabet, he will never be in a condition to repeat it backwards without further training.”

― Hermann Ebbinghaus

“My God given talent is my ability to stick with training longer than anybody else.”

― Herschel Walker

“The best advice I can give women at all levels is increase training. There are still areas where we have to break through that glass ceiling.”

― Hilda Solis

“Typically, during recessionary times, particular groups suffer higher rates of unemployment -African Americans, and Latinos, and in some cases other minority groups. If you don’t have a high level of training or education you’re going to fall into that category.”

― Hilda Solis

“When an army unit returns from service in Iraq or Afghanistan, it barely gets a breather before it begins training for its next deployment.”

― Hillary Clinton

“I have made my schedule in such a way that whenever I am getting time from studies, I do my training.”

― Hima Das

“I used to wake up at 5 A.M., and my routine involved six hours of training, both in the morning and evening.”

― Hima Das

“When there’s training, I will focus only on training.”

― Hima Das

“My focus is on training and championships. I will look at business after retirement… maybe 20 years later.”

― Hima Das

“I was fortunate to work on a few episodes of ‘Barry’ right before we shot ‘Atlanta.’ That was where I got my training wheels for action coverage.”

― Hiro Murai

“There’s days in training where everything flows and days in training where they don’t. You just pray that doesn’t happen the night of the fight.”

― Holly Holm

“Lots of the cooking classes open to non-professionals are too low-level for experienced foodies, or don’t offer enough hands-on training.”

― Homaro Cantu

“My confidence comes from the daily grind – training my butt off day in and day out.”

― Hope Solo

“Athletes are extremists. When they’re training, it’s laser focus.”

― Hope Solo

“Starbucks is not an advertiser; people think we are a great marketing company, but in fact we spend very little money on marketing and more money on training our people than advertising.”

― Howard Schultz

“I’m such a huge fan of fan fiction, to me it’s a great way for readers to become writers. It’s like putting the training wheels on for writing.”

― Hugh Howey

“When lifting, I’m always with a trainer because the thing that makes a difference is that last 20% in your training, and he very scientifically looks after my food as well, because when I’m going for a ‘shirt off’ shot, everything changes the month before, and I’m timed down to the day.”

― Hugh Jackman

“You have to eat before you train. Otherwise, that really intense training, after about 40 minutes you start to flag.”

― Hugh Jackman

“I love experimenting with different kinds of workouts. It all depends on my mood and energy levels. Some days, it is a gruesome circuit; other days, it is weight training or Pilates.”

― Huma Qureshi

“Training a puppy is like raising a child. Every single interaction is a training opportunity.”

― Ian Dunbar

“When I’m training a dog, I develop a relationship with that dog. He’s my buddy, and I want to make training fun.”

― Ian Dunbar

“All training is negotiation, whether you’re training dogs or spouses.”

― Ian Dunbar

“You learn more doing than doing training.”

― Ian Hart

“I think the point to be understood is that we’re all different. I’ve never been a fan of theories of acting. I didn’t go to drama school, so I was never put through a training that was limited by someone saying, ‘This is the way you should act.’”

― Ian Mckellen

“When we train a horse to do a certain job, we’re training the horse to be like a soldier, and yes, he still has a spirit, and he still has his ideas, but he is a disciplined soldier, and in the end, he will follow the rider’s instruction to do what needs to be done.”

― Ian Millar

“I’ve enjoyed training again, I’ve enjoyed pushing myself in the pool and I’ll keep on swimming until I feel I cannot get any more out of myself.”

― Ian Thorpe

“Ideally, it would be five days a week, spending at least an hour at the gym doing cardio three of those days and resistance training all of those days. My cardio is typically interval training.”

― Ian Ziering

“I was always a real athletic kid. Then when I got older, I just figured it was part of life to keep training.”

― Idris Elba

“I come from a small village and have had no formal training in music or any classes from the masters of Indian classical music.”

― Ilaiyaraaja

“I make sure I do a lot of core work in my training.”

― Iman Shumpert

“I never got formal training in music. I would just sit with my ear to the speaker and my hand on the needle. I’d listen to Wanda Jackson and think, ‘How did she do that?,’ and lift the needle and try it myself.”

― Imelda May

“I have always been drawn to fashion from an aesthetic and consumer standpoint. I honestly never thought that I could take my business training and apply it here. I worked in retail and was into fashion. It was something I liked, and people trusted my opinion.”

― Imran Amed

“Parenting is one of the best management training programs there is.”

― Irene Rosenfeld

“From the very early days of seeing patients, I noticed that many of them seemed to be concerned with issues of their mortality, and so the philosophy training I had taken began to seem rather important to me.”

― Irvin D. Yalom

“There is no comparison between the training here and the training in Israel.”

― Isaac Yeffet

“Zidane is a Real Madrid legend. He teaches us things in every training session – even just by playing with us.”

― Isco

“When I went to San Francisco for the first time in 1975, I went there for a summer, this acting training program for three months in the summer – I’ve never been the same.”

― Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

“I think if you look at Andre then and now, you look at two different models. Of course it’s personal preference, I think Andre now is a great role model for the kids. He has started training differently than he was before, and so on and so on.”

― Ivan Lendl

“I think people don’t really understand how much footballers are affected by the people in their lives. When we’re interviewed, people always ask about managers and tactics and training, but they almost never ask about what’s going on off the pitch, and to me, that’s just as important to your career.”

― Ivan Rakitic

“My favorite outdoor activities are running, yoga, and functional training. My favorite indoor workouts are Pilates, kickboxing, functional training, and a lot of different exercises at the gym with and without weights – including TRX.”

― Izabel Goulart

“In basic training we had been told to watch out for Japanese spies.”

― Jack Adams

“We support about 5,000 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with software, training, and technical support. We provide our software at virtually no cost to them, and they’re lighting up the world with what they do.”

― Jack Dangermond

“We should be robustly assisting the Free Syrian Army with equipment and also with training.”

― Jack Keane

“To spend 17 months on the sidelines is tough for anyone, and it’s hard to see everyone go out training and then to go and watch games at the Emirates Stadium.”

― Jack Wilshere

“When you are injured – and injured for a while – it is hard. You have to go to the training ground and watch everyone go out to play.”

― Jack Wilshere

“Once I’m at the training ground, I’m focused, preparing for the next game.”

― Jack Wilshere

“When you go to the training ground day after day, there’s times when you don’t want to do it, especially when you see all the boys go out to training.”

― Jack Wilshere

“When I was 18 or 19, I would come into training, and I’d be the last in and first out. I was one of those that took everything for granted, and I’m honest about that now.”

― Jack Wilshere

“I’ve been in tournaments before when you’ve been away for a while, and you’re not really playing, you’re just training. Sometimes you can feel like you’re not really part of it.”

― Jack Wilshere

“You can help build momentum in training by keeping the pace and intensity high. Make things happen in training, and then you can transfer that onto the pitch.”

― Jack Wilshere

“I know I have to run 20 more minutes if I eat ice cream. Basically, I eat everything, but I just do more training.”

― Jackie Chan

“Why did I become Jackie Chan? Mostly because I work very hard. When people were sleeping, I was still training.”

― Jackie Chan

“Quality training is what I do now; before it was a combination of both quality and quantity. Now I’m not trying to be a world-class athlete, I don’t need to train at that level. It’s about being fit, fit for life.”

― Jackie Joyner-Kersee

“I really do miss playing basketball. I don’t play a lot of pick-up games. But I do like using basketball as a form of cross training.”

― Jackie Joyner-Kersee

“I’m a realist and I always have been. Quality training is what I do now; before it was a combination of both quality and quantity. Now I’m not trying to be a world-class athlete, I don’t need to train at that level. It’s about being fit, fit for life.”

― Jackie Joyner-Kersee

“In an age of considerable bureaucratic burdens, a business knowing immediately that someone who has the relevant training is eligible to work in the United Kingdom is an important convenience and helps keep costs down.”

― Jacob Rees-Mogg

“I would like to be, like, a young jedi in training, like, do some cool stuff and have some awesome stunts, like Tom Cruise. I think that would be my dream role in ‘Star Wars.’”

― Jacob Tremblay

“I was an athlete growing up. I did a lot of sports: soccer, basketball, so I was always so used to hardcore training, a lot of running. I got to a point where I felt like I just wanted to get toned; I didn’t need to shed pounds, so now I do Pilates.”

― Jacquelyn Jablonski

“I became obsessed with watching YouTube videos with kettlebells and chin-up bars, Pilates. Built it up to five days a week training, then pole-dancing.”

― Jacqui Ainsley

“I love games, and I’ll play any. Games are a way of training ourselves to be heavily involved without being serious.”

― Jaggi Vasudev

“I had opera training for three years, and I have three albums out. I also did a Broadway show. I’m an actor that sings, so it is in my blood. It is in my system.”

― Jaime Camil

“I’ve always been really athletic, which really helped, because when I first started doing the training for Bulletproof Monk, it required so much strength that if I didn’t have a base I don’t really know what I would have done.”

― Jaime King

“When I was training, I trained with my younger brother Brady. I would wrestle some of my friends, who I had grown up with, which showed me some moves, but it was never a full on match. When I went to competitions, there were other girls, so I always wrestled girls.”

― Jaimie Alexander

“I went through some training with a Navy SEAL. I had to learn how to submerge myself underwater and hold my breath, how to move without creating waves, and how to be very stealth.”

― Jaimie Alexander

“Luckily, on ‘Kyle XY,’ I had great training in being tough and vulnerable at the same time.”

― Jaimie Alexander

“Sports psychology or mental training has been viewed as a weakness, and I think that’s a pretty silly way to look at it.”

― Jake Arrieta

“When I do train heavy, it’s typically one to two days a week, but the training I do just about on a daily basis is Pilates-based.”

― Jake Arrieta

“I love ‘Training Day’ – that’s a great movie.”

― Jake Gyllenhaal

“Weapons training, how to clear a room – all that stuff is imprinted into me.”

― Jake McLaughlin

“I do breakfast first, which is a small bowl of oatmeal and some sort of protein, like hard-boiled eggs. And then I work out – 40 minutes of cardio and maybe some strength training.”

― Jake Tapper

“For me, what works is keeping training short but with high intensity and then recovering well. Physio, massage, icing, things like that.”

― James Anderson

“I don’t do media training. I don’t do that.”

― James Arthur

“I did ‘Othello’ at the Oregon Shakes – I was at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for two and a half years. That’s where my training is.”

― James Avery

“Terrorists, in ungoverned spaces, disseminate poisonous propaganda and training materials to attract troubled souls around the world to their cause.”

― James Comey

“I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room.”

― James Denton

“In the writing of poetry we never know anything for sure. We will never know if we have ‘trained’ or ‘practised’ enough. We will never be able to say that we have reached grade eight, or that we have left the grades behind and are now embarked on an advanced training.”

― James Fenton

“Set pieces are something I work hard at after training, and I hit quite a lot every day.”

― James Maddison

“I remember my first Christmas with Leeds, training Christmas Day. I wasn’t old enough to drive yet – so I had to get picked up and taken in!”

― James Milner

“I don’t think I’d like to be that guy who does disrupt training. I always feel the team comes first, and that’s the way it is, and me being a disruptive influence, because I’m not playing, doesn’t help the team.”

― James Milner

“I began after college, about 1972. I began to teach myself photography. I went to work for a local newspaper for four years as a kind of basic training.”

― James Nachtwey

“I try to improve every day so that things go well. You must keep training strongly every day.”

― James Rodriguez

“Trade is very good for the country. It’s very good for the GDP. It’s good for wages, but it doesn’t mean it’s always good for every business. So we should have trade assistance, which is about relocation, re-education, and training.”

― Jamie Dimon

“I’ve kind of looked at my whole career as a spring training invite.”

― Jamie Moyer

“I’ve always approached spring training as I have something to prove.”

― Jamie Moyer

“When training and matches are finished, we’ll all go out and have food together; we’re always in touch with each other.”

― Jamie Vardy

“I specialise in taking teams of designers, psychologists, usability experts, sociologists and ethnographers into the field. It’s called ‘corporate anthropology,’ but personally I’m more comfortable with ‘design research,’ because I’m not an anthropologist by training.”

― Jan Chipchase

“My training as a journalist was invaluable: when I worked on ‘The Daily Express,’ the editor would often ask for 1000 words within a couple of hours. I could not say I was not inspired. I had to get on with it.”

― Jane Green

“Music is all about training in harmony, training to understand and use musical energy for our greater pleasure by attuning to the natural laws of the universe.”

― Jane Siberry

“I’m lucky to have parents who used to be bodybuilders! They help me keep fit by going to the gym and training with me. I’m also addicted to Cardio Barre classes and hiking.”

― Janel Parrish

“I am anxious to fix welfare. There has to be more training and child care.”

― Janet Yellen

“That policy was abandoned very quickly, and the military police were tagged with the responsibility of conducting training, which they did. We were not equipped or set up with personnel to recruit new Iraqi guards.”

― Janis Karpinski

“At that time, about July 5, we had no Iraqi corrections officers working for us. It was a responsibility of the CPA, with contractors, to set up a training program.”

― Janis Karpinski

“Moving outside of your comfort zone is one thing I learned from my training as an actor in England.”

― Jared Harris

“Even when I was an actor in training, one criticism my teachers had was that I should think about directing instead of acting, because the best actors see the material they’re working on through blinders. They can’t see anything but their role. I could never really do that.”

― Jason Alexander

“Marathons are good training goals.”

― Jason Bateman

“I love carbs, but denial is good training for the mind.”

― Jason Momoa

“Zack Snyder is a huge fan of ‘Game of Thrones,’ and I met him in the training stunt facility that I train at, and I guess he really liked me because he later called me into his office, and we talked about playing Aquaman.”

― Jason Momoa

“Training Day was such a Hollywood movie; I didn’t like it.”

― Jason Patric

“Every team that goes into training camp thinks they’re a Super Bowl contender.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“I can do better, and if that’s consistently training even harder, then I’m going to do that.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“That’s the whole part of playing football and having training camp. Coming in and recognizing how players play.”

― Jason Pierre-Paul

“The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises.”

― Jason Statham

“I think playing a lot every three or four days is the best thing. The best training is the games; there is no training in the week that you can compare the intensity, fatigue, and everything that you have in a match.”

― Javier Hernandez

“I’ve always believed that training with great players makes you a better player.”

― Javier Mascherano

“To be in good moral condition requires at least as much training as to be in good physical condition.”

― Jawaharlal Nehru

“I’m convinced my cockroaches have military training, I set off a roach bomb – they diffused it.”

― Jay London

“Most companies overlook the most basic of all training functions: the onboarding of new employees into their corporate culture.”

― Jay Samit

“I can remember back when I was getting ready for the NBA, going through media training, going to certain camps – they almost teach you to not say anything that will get you any backlash or not say anything out of the norm, and what you’re saying could be true to yourself.”

― Jaylen Brown

“I grew up singing in the church choir, but I’ve not really had any training.”

― Jayma Mays

“The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it.”

― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Preparing for a stunt is like training for a sporting event.”

― Jean-Paul Belmondo

“I have no inhibitions about smoking or drinking, but I think too much of my voice to place it in jeopardy. I have spent many good years in training and cultivating it, and I would be foolish to do anything which might impair or ruin it.”

― Jeanette MacDonald

“Training is a universal right. It’s not just targeted at those with the worst skill levels.”

― Jeff Denham

“I think Americans raise eyebrows when you tell them that IRS agents are training with a type of weapon that has stand-off capability. It’s not like they’re carrying a sidearm, and they knock on someone’s door and say, ‘You’re evading your taxes.’”

― Jeff Duncan

“I went to a lot of theatre schools, got a lot of training, did a lot of repertory where you do a different play every night. I took a lot of voice, movement, and acting classes.”

― Jeffrey Combs

“I was living in Florida working as a model and got my first acting job there in the movie ‘Wild Things.’ I thought it was sort of cool and decided to do some training.”

― Jennifer Bini Taylor

“All the guys that entered The Groundlings, like Will Ferrell, already had incredible confidence, but I watched shut down women that didn’t even have a personality completely become different human beings because of the training.”

― Jennifer Coolidge

“I had this idea that I could hire myself out as a person to go on archeological digs and dig, without any training! I actually wrote to a number of archeology departments and offered up my services.”

― Jennifer Egan

“Training readers to expect a voice or subject matter from me would interfere with the reinvention I crave. At the same time, I feel almost too able to disappear at times.”

― Jennifer Egan

“Resting for me is fitness training.”

― Jenson Button

“I’ve never had vocal training. No one could ever say that they helped me carve what my voice has become. It’s just been more of self-training: me just continuously going into the studio every night and trying out different beats.”

― Jeremih

“Every penny paid to a PFI company is money withdrawn from those waiting for an operation, money removed from the training of clinicians, and money denied for life-saving treatments.”

― Jeremy Corbyn

“Now in my theater training I showed no aptitude at all.”

― Jeremy Irons

“I love scoring – even in training.”

― Jermain Defoe

“It’s an interesting situation to be in to play a cop on TV and to know so many police officers through our training and our advisors.”

― Jesse Lee Soffer

“It’s always good to have great players around you. You have to battle for your place, and it makes you more hungry on the training pitch, and you know, when you get your chance, you have to take it.”

― Jesse Lingard

“You learn a lot, and you want to keep training hard, and like I said, you will get your chance; it’s all about taking it.”

― Jesse Lingard

“A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.”

― Jesse Owens

“I did ride-alongs and did some firefighter training at the Chicago Fire Academy.”

― Jesse Spencer

“Instead of going to spring training, I went to basic training.”

― Jesse White

“To unwind after training, I love to have a long hot soak in the bath, then veg out on the sofa with a box set. I’m a box-set junkie! I absolutely love ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“Training is full-on. Some days I really don’t want to get out of bed and hit that track again. Sunday and Monday morning sessions are always horrible. But who really looks forward to going to work on a Monday morning?”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“As soon as I had a child, he became the priority. Now, I fit my training around him. I’ve changed as an athlete.”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“With athletics, you put all that training in for only two major championships a year and the Olympics every four years. So when you get on top of the podium, it is relief and excitement and… Oh! it has all been worthwhile… the hard work, the sacrifices.”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“I started training again four months after giving birth, and it was strange not to be fully in control – I’m so used to my body performing at a certain level, but it wasn’t. I was like, ‘Oh, man, can we go back to where we were, please?’”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“I’m so impatient. I can’t even stand waiting for a cab, and I’m always early for everything. In training, it means I want to run my personal best every session – but it takes time.”

― Jessica Ennis-Hill

“Circuit training is a great way to go. Keeping the reps high and the weight low, you’ll tone your muscles without bulking up.”

― Jessica Stroup

“I love to hit the gym when I can. I usually work out three times a week and do circuit training.”

― Jessie James Decker

“I’m very focused and working really hard in training every day.”

― Jesus Navas

“I can’t remember what times I used to do in training because I always loved football and didn’t have any interest in an athletics career. But I was always the quickest.”

― Jesus Navas

“My experiences and training back at drama school were very enlightening. I always believe in improving, be it kathak or my acting skills, and would want to experiment more when it comes to work.”

― Jiah Khan

“I have been training since 8th grade, but it has to do with listening, more than practice.”

― Jill Scott

“One of the most fantastic experiences I ever had was as a decathlete. I finished fifth in the nation my senior year of high school. I had no training or nothing.”

― Jim Brown

“In anger-management training, they teach you never to hit a person – hit an object. That’s what they teach you.”

― Jim Brown

“During the final two weeks of training, our students work simulated game situations in which our staff members role-play as players, managers, and coaches. They are given immediate feedback following each camp game.”

― Jim Evans

“I personally developed the Academy training program. All our training is based on solid educational principles. We present the material in four training formats: lecture, demonstration, drill, and implementation.”

― Jim Evans

“Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out of position as much as I hustled into position since I really never had any real training. I was working on instincts alone.”

― Jim Evans

“Our students learn more in 30 days than one could learn in 30 years without our training. To really maximize your potential as an umpire, you need to get a solid foundation as soon as you can.”

― Jim Evans

“The Florida State League was considered the top A-league back then. You played in the spring training parks of major league teams, traveled throughout some great cities in Florida, and the pay was the best in A-ball.”

― Jim Evans

“I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals… I’ve been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training.”

― Jim Palmer

“I can’t point to anything that has been more responsible for my career than my training.”

― Jim Parrack

“I am a nuclear physicist by training and a deeply committed Christian. I don’t have any doubt in my own mind about God who created the entire universe. But I don’t adhere to passages that so and so was created 4,000 years before Christ, and things of that kind.”

― Jimmy Carter

“I lose anywhere up to 20 pounds on location with adventurers like Conrad Anker or Brady Robinson. So I need to replace that lost weight and muscle by training hard when I am back in the States between jobs. And as I get older, it is far more important for me to be doing this and taking my conditioning seriously.”

― Jimmy Chin

“I grew up studying martial arts, playing violin, swimming competitively, so I already had athletic focus, discipline and training. When I brought that to climbing, I became passionate.”

― Jimmy Chin

“The other thing was that when I was at the University of Miami, we ran a pro-style offense and defense. I started each year by going to a pro training camp, I visited with various pro coaches, and I did this for five years.”

― Jimmy Johnson

“It’s less about the physical training, in the end, than it is about the mental preparation: boxing is a chess game. You have to be skilled enough and have trained hard enough to know how many different ways you can counterattack in any situation, at any moment.”

― Jimmy Smits

“I didn’t miss training because it had become so painful for me. I filled the void pretty quickly as I went straight into coaching and it was great; I had to start learning all over again, and then when I went into TV I knew nothing about it so I had to start from the very beginning.”

― Jo Durie

“I had four or five years in school training as a soprano. I fell into pop singing because of economics. I got out of high school and had to go work, and they weren’t hiring opera singers.”

― Jo Stafford

“If it’s natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?”

― Joan Baez

“I’m a mediator by training and inclination.”

― Joan Blades

“I have to admit, I go through phases of being good and bad. When I’m being good, I go to the gym three to four times a week. I do much better in a class with other people. I like aerobics and circuit training.”

― Joanne Froggatt

“I was a very bad accountant; I didn’t care about money, golf or discovering fraud. After about a year I was sacked; then I went into teacher training.”

― Joanne Harris

“Discipline starts every day when the first alarm clock goes off in the morning. I say ‘first alarm clock’ because I have three, as I was taught by one of the most feared and respected instructors in SEAL training: one electric, one battery powered, one windup.”

― Jocko Willink

“When I was running training, we would fire a couple of leaders from every SEAL team because they couldn’t lead. And 99.9% of the time, it wasn’t a question of their ability – it was a question of their ability to listen.”

― Jocko Willink

“I did 20 years in the Navy. I joined the Navy right out of high school and went through Navy boot camp, went to SEAL training, got done with that, and then showed up at a SEAL team, where I did 20 years. That was pretty much my whole adult life.”

― Jocko Willink

“I went to football training when I was five because I think my father thought he had two boys.”

― Jodie Whittaker

“We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread funding for federal job training services.”

― Joe Baca

“Saudi Arabia has allowed training on its soil of American forces.”

― Joe Biden

“I believe amateur boxing training should be available in schools. Not for all, but for those who want to.”

― Joe Calzaghe

“On a personal level, I probably wouldn’t want my boys to box professionally. But I do encourage them to get into boxing training – they both go along. It keeps them fit.”

― Joe Calzaghe

“’Authoring tools’ are terrible; there is almost no software that can create closed captions for media players. And of course there is no training. TV captioning is bad enough, and this stuff is generally worse.”

― Joe Clark

“I don’t think I would have written a combat novel if I had just had peacetime military training. I think, in fact, I probably would have remained a poet and just written a short story every now and then.”

― Joe Haldeman

“’Make in India’ is great, but ‘Make It Happen in India’ is even greater. Make It Happen in India is more than manufacturing. It’s about training, about education, about societal development and automation and engineering.”

― Joe Kaeser

“When I’m training for ‘True Blood,’ I don’t eat any sugar except for some fruit here and there. So it’s no sugar, no bread, no real carbs all day.”

― Joe Manganiello

“I come from classical theater training and when I went to college it was a bunch of kids that were hand-picked from around the world. I was around such brilliant young minds and incredible artists with incredible teachers.”

― Joe Manganiello

“I never had any formal voice training, but it’s something I always wanted to do. ‘So I negotiated a deal with a recording studio after I gathered enough material for a record. I put a group together and just went ahead and did it. What the hell.”

― Joe Penny

“Spring Training is a fun time for me.”

― Joe Torre

“When I’m in training, I eat no solid food except hot dogs for six weeks.”

― Joey Chestnut

“When I started training at the age of eight, my dad used to encourage me.”

― Johanna Konta

“Education is more than Pisa. Particularly musical education. We also need education and training for more than reasons of usefulness and marketability.”

― Johannes Rau

“The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult.”

― John Boehner

“I’ve been acting since I was 5 years old, from primary school to secondary school, did training at drama school, which was the big thing for me because they trained me, put me out into the industry.”

― John Boyega

“Putting prize-fighting altogether aside as one of the unavoidable evils attending on this manly exercise, the inestimable value of boxing as a training, discipline, and development of boys and young men remains.”

― John Boyle O’Reilly

“I was always training for appearance rather than performance.”

― John Cena

“There is no human-resources training for how to respond when you work for an unpredictable president. It’s perhaps fitting that when you visit the website of the White House Office of Administration it says, ‘Check back soon for more information.’”

― John Dickerson

“Real is when you go to training camp. Real is when you finally get the guys in pads. Real is those guys in that locker room setting those goals because we have some guys now that can set goals and expectations for those guys in the locker room because, ultimately, who are the Cleveland Browns but those guys in that locker room.”

― John Dorsey

“I wouldn’t oppose a women’s astronaut training program; I just see no requirement for it.”

― John Glenn

“The cultivation of sensibility on purely personal lines may, in fact, be the very worst training for a world where only the corporate and the cooperative will matter.”

― John Grierson

“I don’t have any training as an actor, but I guess I’m an intense pretender. When you read something over and over, it gets into you a little bit. You can’t help but begin to feel it, even if you’re a healthy person as I think I am.”

― John Hawkes

“I don’t have actor training myself.”

― John Hawkes

“Television is fast and loose. You have two or three takes to get your part right, and if you have a problem, well, by the time you figure it out, everyone’s moved on to the next scene. It’s good training, keeps you on your toes.”

― John Heard

“Training is not quite a thing for me yet. It is definitely on my list of things to do.”

― John John Florence

“The best training is to play by ear: trial by fire.”

― John Legend

“With nearly all students leaving public high school having taken some vocational education, this bill continues to provide communities with the funding necessary to give students an edge on career training.”

― John M. McHugh

“I am fully prepared to be commander in chief… I don’t need on-the-job training.”

― John McCain

“I’ve been pushing and training for Lucha Underground and AAA, as well as parkour and stunt training for my movie, and I’ve blended those styles together for my wrestling.”

― John Morrison

“Taking Big Bird away from our five year olds, lunch money away from our ten year olds, job training programs away from our fifteen year olds, and college loans away from our twenty year olds is a disgrace.”

― John Murray

“We negotiated with the Honduran government the establishment of a regional military training center, for training central American forces, but the primary motivation for doing that was to be able to bolster the quality, improve the quality of the El Salvadoran fighting forces.”

― John Negroponte

“Having a human conversation is not something I’ve had any training in either as a comedian or as, you know, a human being.”

― John Oliver

“Tithing is like training wheels when it comes to giving. It’s intended to help you get started, but not recommended for the Tour de France.”

― John Ortberg

“The hurried can become unhurried. But it will not happen by trying alone, nor will it happen instantly. You will have to enter a life of training.”

― John Ortberg

“Empowerment isn’t a buzzword among leadership gurus. It’s a proven technique where leaders give their teams the appropriate training, tools, resources, and guidance to succeed.”

― John Rampton

“The best training program in the world is absolutely worthless without the will to execute it properly, consistently, and with intensity.”

― John Romaniello

“If your diet is dialed in, you can train in a pretty subpar manner and still get passable results. On the other hand, if your training is fantastic but your diet is crap, you have a harder road ahead of you.”

― John Romaniello

“Strictly speaking, intensity in the weight training context refers to the amount of work required to achieve the activity and is proportional to the mass of the weights being lifted – that is, how heavy the weight is relative to how strong you are.”

― John Romaniello

“As a country, we must come together to provide the training, certifications, and jobs that our veterans have earned and deserve.”

― John T. Chambers

“At Cisco, we are moving to collaboration teams, groups coming together that represent sales, engineering, finance, legal, etc. And we’re training leaders to think across silos.”

― John T. Chambers

“For reasons that are both fair and foul – but mostly for fair reasons – we have come under the domain of a scientific-management system whose ambitions are endless. They want to manage every second of our lives, every expenditure that we make. And the schools are the training ground to create a population that’s easy to manage.”

― John Taylor Gatto

“Games are not so bad because the adrenalin keeps you going, but training on a daily basis when every time you move it hurts, that is a real battle.”

― John Terry

“I grew up with the Woodstock generation. I went to Woodstock, and like everybody in my school, I wanted to be in a rock-and-roll band, and most of us were. But I also grew up with a lot of piano lessons and a lot of classical music training.”

― John Tesh

“I’m truly excited to be a part of the Reebok family. What really comes through when working with Reebok team is that they live and breathe fitness. They have an incredible heritage in training and know exactly what it takes to help athletes be as fit as they can be.”

― Johny Hendricks

“Reebok has helped me tremendously with my training.”

― Johny Hendricks

“What I’ve done is back off weight training and do more wrestling, cardio – where you’re building muscle but not building weightlifting muscle.”

― Johny Hendricks

“Breathing is central to every aspect of meditation training. It’s a wonderful place to focus in training the mind to be calm and concentrated.”

― Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Meditation had never been tried before in a medical center, so we had no idea whether mainstream Americans would accept a clinic whose foundation was intensive training in meditative discipline.”

― Jon Kabat-Zinn

“Owners sometimes think their dogs have already suffered so much that they couldn’t possibly inflict any more criticism. Yet it’s that very firm, effective training that would make those dogs happier and more secure.”

― Jon Katz

“Towards the end of 2003 it was hard to get through training – and the darkest point was when a doctor told me there was a possibility I could end up in a wheelchair.”

― Jonah Lomu

“If my training goes well and according to plan I feel that I am capable of a top 8 finish in Athens. It will be a very difficult and technical course which will be to my advantage.”

― Jonathan Brown

“The variety of training is a major selling point of triathlon. Different sports, different venues means it’s always interesting, and you can always switch things round if the weather messes your plans up.”

― Jonathan Brownlee

“2014 wasn’t my finest year. I was a bit inconsistent. I did too much training and got a bit overtired. It’s the way I am, and sometimes I overtrain.”

― Jonathan Brownlee

“The triathlon can be a very hard sport to train for. You see all the time when people try to improve – like their swim, for example: they train really hard for two to three weeks, and then when they go back to normal training, the swim goes back to where it was before.”

― Jonathan Brownlee

“I wrote two plotted books, got some of the fundamentals of storytelling down, then… it’s sort of like taking the training wheels off, trying to write a book that’s fun in the same way without relying on quite such mechanical or external beats.”

― Jonathan Franzen

“I’ve been fortunate that my career has developed through on-the-job training.”

― Jonathan Groff

“The first ten, twelve or fifteen years of life are excavated of inherent moral worth in order to accommodate a regimen of basic training for the adult years that many of the poorest children may not even live to know.”

― Jonathan Kozol

“I work free-weights and do circuit training with my trainer 4-5 times a week. I also train in Brazilian Ju Jitsu several times a week.”

― Jonathan Lipnicki

“I spent a couple of months just riding a bike doing my own training in the streets.”

― Jonny Lee Miller

“Never stop training, no matter what level you’re at. Never, ever stop putting your talent under a microscope and asking, ‘Yeah, yeah, yeah – I’m doing all this stuff right, but what’s wrong with my acting?’”

― Jordan Gavaris

“If you’re exercising hard and training hard every day, you’ve got to have carbs; you can’t just cut them out. That’s how you get your energy levels up.”

― Jordan Henderson

“I want to improve every season, every training session. I’ll continue that until I finish my career.”

― Jordan Henderson

“We do about 600 saves in a training week, just for that one save on a match day. That’s why you’ve got to be in the game at all times.”

― Jordan Pickford

“I’m not against working out. It’s just not effective for weight loss. I like strength training to tone and firm the body so you look tight. But working out just makes you hungrier.”

― Jorge Cruise

“High-intensity training works well for cricket because we spend long periods waiting around and then have to perform sudden sprints or dives.”

― Jos Buttler

“I wanted to train jiu-jitsu instead of capoeira because the mat was soft. It was better than training capoeira on the hard floor. I started reading jiu-jitsu magazines, reading about the world champions, and becoming one of them became my goal.”

― Jose Aldo

“We create difficulties in training, so we never think it’s easy.”

― Jose Aldo

“The training is intense here at Nova Uniao.”

― Jose Aldo

“We always try give the best of us in training to go in the cage and have a good performance, thus giving millions for the company. We also want to have part of these millions.”

― Jose Aldo

“In spring training, I just try to spread everything out so I can be 100 percent before the season starts. I don’t want to start feeling like I don’t get it once the season starts. I want to be 100 percent on Opening Day.”

― Jose Altuve

“I give a lot of instruction in training. It’s difficult for me to do the same in matches, so I need guys on the pitch to read the game, to understand what we want.”

― Jose Mourinho

“Our waterboarding program is based on the U.S. military training program… tens of thousands of U.S. servicemen were waterboarded pursuant to this program to prepare them for the possibility of being captured someday so that they would know what it felt like.”

― Jose Rodriguez

“If the practice is torture for the al Qaeda operative who masterminded the killing of three thousand Americans, why weren’t there court-martials in the cases of those thousands of servicemen similarly treated as part of their training?”

― Jose Rodriguez

“You can’t have force structure without proper training, without proper equipment, without proper leadership, without proper funding to conduct exercises and perform maintenance.”

― Joseph Dunford

“I just know so many people who have six or seven foreign languages and have read everything and have musical training and they are still dorks.”

― Joseph Epstein

“Well, dojo is a traditional Japanese word for training hall.”

― Joseph Jarman

“The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.”

― Joseph McCabe

“I’m getting more confident in what I can do in the ring, and that just comes with hard work and training.”

― Joseph Parker

“I believe it when I say I can beat anyone if I have a great training camp.”

― Joseph Parker

“I did more weight training for Dimitrenko – we saw the big difference in sparring: everything felt stronger; it felt like the movement was much better. We were able to execute the plan in the Dimitrenko fight.”

― Joseph Parker

“The training camp is where you do all the hard work.”

― Joseph Parker

“When I’m not training, I’m reading.”

― Joseph Parker

“If I train hard and have a great training camp, and I’m as prepared as I can be, I can take any heavyweight in the world.”

― Joseph Parker

“I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training.”

― Joseph Pulitzer

“So popular is the naval service the only embarrassment is that men volunteer so rapidly we have to work overtime to give them hardy, adequate housing and proper training.”

― Josephus Daniels

“Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight.”

― Josh Billings

“When you’re running around and playing, it’s amazing ground for imagination, and that’s really the biggest muscle you need for anything in the arts. I think it’s probably the biggest training I’ve had.”

― Josh Cooke

“I went to drama school for four years at Carnegie Mellon, conservatory training before television comedy. I was doing Shakespeare and Chekov plays. It’s about delivering on the promise of a $100,000 education and taking the shackles off and trying the hand at my craft. I’m thrilled with what I’ve seen so far.”

― Josh Gad

“You know, I agree with President Obama that in Iraq and Afghanistan, at some point in time, we have to take the training wheels off and we have to allow those countries to stand on their own two feet.”

― Josh Mandel

“By the way, I have had zero press training.”

― Josh Trank

“Memory training is not just for the sake of performing party tricks; it’s about nurturing something profoundly and essentially human.”

― Joshua Foer

“One of the main focuses of my training sessions is to help individuals find their unique voices in the learning process. We all have our strengths, our weaknesses, our styles of learning, our personalities. Developing introspective sensitivity to these issues is critical to long-term success.”

― Joshua Waitzkin

“I would be lying if I said I cut out all dessert. When I’m training, I try to satisfy those cravings with a slightly healthier dessert, like a piece of dark chocolate or whipped cream and strawberries. Those are two of my favorites!”

― Josie Loren

“In 1989, I started the National Association of Business Women. We incorporated microfinance and different job training for women. We did a survey, with USAID, that found women lacked training, credit and information.”

― Joyce Banda

“London is a very big city, Manchester is calmer. I live near the training ground, so I do things around there in the countryside, but I really like Manchester’s Northern Quarter, where they have nice coffee shops and live music places.”

― Juan Mata

“I train a lot. After training sessions, I like to stay with some balls and some goalkeepers – they help me a lot, too.”

― Juan Mata

“Van Gaal is how you see him in the press conferences; he’s like that with us, too. He’s honest and straightforward. He believes in his style of training and way of preparing for games.”

― Juan Mata

“That’s what I work for every day: training and playing to the maximum, trying to do the best I can.”

― Juan Mata

“And I’ve had vocal training on and off for years.”

― Julia Barr

“In terms of withstanding incredible amounts of pain – both physical and emotional – I don’t think there’s any better training than ballet.”

― Julia Jones

“I do Nike Training Club, which is actually really hard and intense. I’m surprised every time I do it. I also use Map My Ride and Map My Run.”

― Julia Mancuso

“All my voice training comes from choir and small ensemble singing.”

― Julie Payette

“Do some work in the theater if you can. It is the best training you can get.”

― Juliet Mills

“I loved New York. I made enough money and studied acting with Kenneth McMillan, which was my first formal training.”

― June Squibb

“Our standards at Bayern are extremely high, with every training session at very high intensity.”

― Jupp Heynckes

“I think people understand that if you’re going to have a successful economy, you need people’s potential to be realized. That means education. It means university education, sure, but it also means training, apprenticeships and various kinds of skills diplomas that we know are necessary.”

― Justin Trudeau

“I knew my body could take the battle of everyday training and take the battle of falls and bending in ways that bodies really shouldn’t bend.”

― Kaetlyn Osmond

“Training is vital. You need to know the technical aspects of acting, just in case someone hands you a monologue and simply says, ‘Cry here and laugh here.’ You have to be able to make sense of it all.”

― Kali Hawk

“I never had any technical training. I never considered that, one day, I’m going to be Beyonce like a lot of girls aspire to be. It just kind of happened.”

― Kali Uchis

“I convened the first-ever national training conference for prosecutors on how to promote and deal with hate crime issues in terms of prosecutions and also protocol for defeating the gay panic defense.”

― Kamala Harris

“For what we do training, as a fighter, you have to be able to flip that switch where you turn into that savage, that guy that’s prepared to go to war.”

― Kamaru Usman

“Not everybody out here trains with me; not everybody knows what I’m capable of. My coaches know what I’m capable of, my training partners know what I’m capable of, and I know what I’m capable of.”

― Kamaru Usman

“Demian Maia, he’s a legend. He’s a veteran in the game. He knows how to fight. He’s been through so many five-round fights. He’s headlined a lot of cards, fought Anderson Silva for the title, fought Tyron Woodley for the title. He’s a veteran, he knows how to fight, and he’s always training. He’s a jiu-jitsu wizard.”

― Kamaru Usman

“Offence is no longer defence – it’s a full-time profession. Everyone is so offended all the time. The new police force that we weren’t told about: the moral police. No qualifications, no training, no understanding of actual morality, but they have a degree in the art of being offended.”

― Karan Johar

“My fitness instructor helped me with strength training, muscle building, and toning.”

― Karan Patel

“I do a lot of weight training, and my workouts are intense, which include cardios, core body workouts, and functional training.”

― Karan Patel

“Maids in India have egos. Big egos. They do not like being spoken to curtly, and they do not like to be abruptly instructed by a woman they do not know. They come with the feeling that they already know everything. So while training them to do things your way, speak gently, and when they do it right, appreciate it.”

― Karisma Kapoor

“I had to go for physical training for ‘Aayirathil Oruvan.’ I had to do stunts which required huge leaps.”

― Karthi

“It’s getting harder as I get more known. Even though it’s my break, I couldn’t really go out and get drunk – because people expect you to be training and getting up early. But I’m not bothered about missing out on normal teenage things.”

― Katarina Johnson-Thompson

“I’m training once a day, four days a week, and just loving life.”

― Katarina Johnson-Thompson

“As an athlete, you have to become quite selfish with your time and your body and your training.”

― Katarina Johnson-Thompson

“Before training, I eat slow-release energy food, such as porridge or muesli, especially in the morning. Afterwards, I eat protein so my muscles are able to recover, such as a protein bar followed by a meal of chicken and vegetables. I always stay hydrated during workouts by drinking plenty of water throughout.”

― Katarina Johnson-Thompson

“I’ve been training quite hard.”

― Katarina Johnson-Thompson

“We need a more strategic, coordinated, statewide plan that identifies high-demand jobs or industries with a projected under-supply and offer training to get these Oregonians to work.”

― Kate Brown

“We should always be suspicious when machine-learning systems are described as free from bias if it’s been trained on human-generated data. Our biases are built into that training data.”

― Kate Crawford

“I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.”

― Kate DiCamillo

“I am continually embarrassed by people who point me out as an example of what can be done without training.”

― Kate Smith

“Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown.”

― Katherine Dunn

“Boxing gyms are more than training facilities. They are sanctuaries in bad neighborhoods for troubled kids and shrines to the traditions of the sport. The gym is home. For many, it’s the safest place they know.”

― Katherine Dunn

“I’ve always said that I count myself as a classical crossover artist. To be so, you have to have the core classical training, which I did for many, many years, but also be interested in the pop side of things. You can fit in somewhere in the middle. I feel I do that really well.”

― Katherine Jenkins

“The police who did our training said ‘Happy Valley’ is one of the only police programmes they can watch and not burst out laughing, saying, ‘As if you’d do that.’ They think it’s really authentic.”

― Katherine Kelly

“I started training in martial arts when I was 7 years old. I got my first black belt at 13.”

― Katheryn Winnick

“Wherever and whenever I sing, if there is only one spiritual on a program, people will talk about two things afterward, and one of them will be the spiritual. What I bring to this is the best of my classical training – not all of it. I apply what is appropriate.”

― Kathleen Battle

“In many ways, journalism school and culinary school are quite similar. They both teach fundamental skills and habits, but ultimately you learn through on-the-job training.”

― Kathleen Flinn

“The cool thing for me, as an actor, I like to be as true and honest as possible, and I’m into real fight training.”

― Katie Cassidy

“Being a journalist, you write what you see. If we can’t do that, what use are we? I turned years of training on myself.”

― Katie Hafner

“I thought acting was all about natural instinct but I’ve realised, through working with so many talented actors on ‘Wild Swans’ and ‘Run,’ that I can see the training. That’s why I am back at drama school.”

― Katie Leung

“The true gun safety advocates, as they have been for centuries, are the millions of members of the NRA and other training organizations.”

― Katie Pavlich

“My training diet can be quite strict when I’m coming up to competition; it’s a weight-making sport, of course. But I eat quite healthily anyway, and it’s less strict when out of competition.”

― Katie Taylor

“When I have a few weeks off, I catch up with my friends, but after a week or so, I just can’t wait to get back in to the boxing club and start training.”

― Katie Taylor

“It’s the training that’s the hardest. It’s the preparation. The months and months of preparation that nobody really sees, that’s the hardest part.”

― Katie Taylor

“I do what I’m allowed, but I gladly let the professional – and often incredibly talented – stunt team to do their jobs. Even with all their training, they still get hurt.”

― Keahu Kahuanui

“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.”

― Keanu Reeves

“I have my dream job! As a young person training as an actor, walking on the WB studio lot is a dream in itself.”

― Keegan Allen

“I had trained a bit in Bharatanatyam in the past but did not learn in depth. The same goes with jazz, western, and cinematic dance, as I was quite laid back with the training.”

― Keerthy Suresh

“I had so many older brothers who beat up on me, so I’m a tough kid. I love mixed martial arts, weapons training, guns, knives, driving fast cars and motorcycles.”

― Kellan Lutz

“I’m really great with weapons: I did a lot of bo and staff training for ‘Immortals.’ I love knives. I’m a pretty good shot. But I love hand-to-hand combat.”

― Kellan Lutz

“I’ve been training with my mixed martial arts guy as much as I can when I’m back in L.A., so if I could do another movie like I did in ‘The Killing Game,’ with Samuel L. Jackson, that would be awesome.”

― Kellan Lutz

“I do feel like my improv training has helped me throughout my entire audition process only because the idea of ‘yes and-ing’ applies to everything.”

― Kelly Marie Tran

“I’d be the best mum ever. I would. I’ve got great training from my mum.”

― Kelly Osbourne

“The one thing that young coaches should do is if there is an NBA team in your area, get to training camp and see the coaching that goes on.”

― Kelvin Sampson

“In addition the bill would expand an existing law ‘conscience clause’ that protects physician training programs that refuse to provide training for abortion procedures.”

― Ken Calvert

“I didn’t think I was going to play that day. I’d have to thank the training staff for getting me on the field that day. They made a bigger deal than I thought it was.”

― Ken Caminiti

“’Community’ was a very important part of my growth as an actor. I see it as my acting school, not having a lot of formal acting training.”

― Ken Jeong

“I started out with Buzz Sawyer in Sacramento. He had me shoot on guys and beat them up. They tossed me a few bones here and there. But, after Buzz passed away, I started seeking training elsewhere.”

― Ken Shamrock

“Before the last Olympics, we had meat raffles at the local surf club to get petrol money to go to training, to help out with the bills. But I know there are a lot of athletes worse off and that all athletes, at some stage of their careers, have made sacrifices.”

― Ken Wallace

“I don’t criticize weight training – as long as it is not a substitute for aerobic training.”

― Kenneth H. Cooper

“There just aren’t many little guys who are good actors. They don’t get the training; they don’t go to RADA. There just aren’t the parts for dwarfs, and if you like it or not, you’re typecast as a dwarf.”

― Kenny Baker

“I got a classical piano training when I was little, and we also had music study lessons where we’d have to listen to a lot of classical music.”

― Kerli

“Generally, I’ll have three training sessions a day.”

― Kerri Walsh Jennings

“I was a mime. I’m not kidding. I went to Northwestern University and they have a mime company, so we did a lot of training and then a lot of mime shows around Chicago.”

― Kerry Bishe

“Sometimes I use a bungee, one of those bungee cords that offer resistance training. I find that useful. Like, I’ll go out and hit a backhand or a forehand with resistance. Because when you get rid of the resistance, you’ve recruited more muscle fibers, and it definitely helps with speed.”

― Kevin Anderson

“I think journalism is useful training for a writer in the way it takes the preciousness out of the pragmatic side of the craft.”

― Kevin Barry

“What greatly annoys me is sometimes you see the short story being described as a training ground for the novel. Kind of like an apprenticeship. And in lots of ways, it’s a far harder form.”

― Kevin Barry

“I guess I’ve been training in the theater for as long as I can remember.”

― Kevin Spacey

“I was the first athlete, from a training standpoint, with Adidas to have their own signature shoe.”

― Keyshawn Johnson

“All the circuit training, it’s cardio circuit training, so everything you’re doing, you’re still running up your heart rate. You’re burning, I think, triple the amount of calories than if you were just weight lifting.”

― Khloe Kardashian

“For me, being in front of the camera and training go hand in hand.”

― Kiana Tom

“If your ethics in the military, in your training, is going to be counterminded by a one-hour weekly television show, we’ve got a really big problem.”

― Kiefer Sutherland

“’24’ and 20th Century Fox and Sky TV are not responsible for training the U.S. military. It is not our job to do. To me, this is almost as absurd as saying, ‘The Sopranos’ supports the mafia, and by virtue of that, HBO supports the mafia.’”

― Kiefer Sutherland

“I work hard on the training field every day.”

― Kieran Trippier

“You need to keep working hard on the training field to show the manager you want to play.”

― Kieran Trippier

“The training at Tottenham is intense, but the structure is set out perfectly – in the gym, running, sometimes double sessions. Every player at Tottenham is in great shape.”

― Kieran Trippier

“All I can do is try and keep doing my best in training and games.”

― Kieran Trippier

“At Tottenham, it took two years for me to try to break in there. I knew my opportunity would come – it was just about being patient and working hard on the training pitch – and it did.”

― Kieran Trippier

“I loved the bootcamp and the training. It was the actual Navy and the structure after it that I realized wasn’t for me because they’re building soldiers. It’s a system, and you can’t really stick out; you can’t be the oddball out in the military.”

― Kiesza

“It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified.”

― Kim Campbell

“A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.”

― Kim Jong Il

“Kim Il Sung University is the central base for training national cadres and the highest institute of Juche-based science and education.”

― Kim Jong-un

“The GFTUK is a powerful political instrument for training its members, including the working class, into Kimilsungists-Kimjongilists with unfailing loyalty to the Party and the leader and mobilizing them to implement the revolutionary cause of Juche.”

― Kim Jong-un

“I trained for four years in Toronto, and even before that, I was back and forth between Canada and the States during summer for training. And, since there isn’t much difference between Canada and the States, I haven’t felt much difference in the environment.”

― Kim Yuna

“For the off-ice training, I do basic strength training, and for the on-ice training, I practice jumps, spins, steps, and my new long program with my new coach Peter Oppegard.”

― Kim Yuna

“The best training ground in the world is Silicon Valley and the tech space.”

― Kimbal Musk

“I want to encourage people to make healthy life choices, whether it’s training for a half-marathon, or eating more vegetables.”

― Kina Grannis

“Think of someone you know who’s not saved but you may be afraid to share the Gospel with that person. I’ve found a way that’s radically effective in training people to share the Gospel.”

― Kirk Cameron

“I went to the Women’s Campaign School at Yale; I went to Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Training, women’s campaign fund training. I got to know the district really well by talking to the county chair, getting to know politics, working on some local races.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“I’ve always found when I’m healthy and happy I perform the best, not necessarily when I’ve done the most training.”

― Kirsten Sweetland

“I don’t think my natural talent is much different to the other gymnasts. It is a matter of how I train and how I think about my training. I also give a lot of thought to my routines.”

― Kohei Uchimura

“My whole mindset in training is to be explosive and fast, and I try not to get too big and bulky.”

― Kris Humphries

“I worked with a mime coach. I did weapons training. I did weight training.”

― Kristanna Loken

“I think it’s great training for any comedian to start on cows. Because with cows, you expect them to be bored and just stare at you blankly. And that’s exactly what you’ll get at a comedy club. If you can toughen up with a cow audience, then you’ll never be worried with a human audience.”

― Kristen Schaal

“I’ve had a lot more fun with the training.”

― Kristi Yamaguchi

“The past couple years training with Kurt have really brought inspiration into my skating.”

― Kristi Yamaguchi

“Training for the Olympics was a lifelong endeavor and took many years.”

― Kristi Yamaguchi

“Not everyone is going to like what you do or what you have to offer; however, if you can’t see yourself doing anything else, and you have the drive and ambition, get the training and go for it.”

― Kristin Chenoweth

“Training is very tough. I probably hurt and get out of breath more in training because in matches, you can hit an ace, then have 25 seconds off. In training, you’re doing drills constantly.”

― Kyle Edmund

“Before leaving the Marines, I was the Training Non-Commission Officer, where it was my job to set up all training scenarios each week that my unit would partake in.”

― Lacey Evans

“I never ran with my dad. He was old-school. He had a whole different idea of training. He ran in steel-toed boots! But, of course, he’s proud of me and proud of the boxer that I became.”

― Laila Ali

“A lot of my training is in classical theatre; I’ve done a lot of classical plays in New York and also at the Guthrie and here and there across the country.”

― Laila Robins

“Because I was from the Midwest and untrained, I was completely open and ready to try anything. Many of my classmates were cynical and jaded; some already had conservatory training, and they were there simply to get that Yale stamp of approval, which they saw as a career stepping-stone.”

― Laila Robins

“I can’t think of anything that’s as exciting as I’m sure this mission will be, and actually being in space. But, we did some training as a crew together.”

― Laurel Clark

“We’ve had such thorough training, we’ve had an excellent team on the ground. With the minor glitches that have occurred, we’ve been able to take care of them. And the teams on the ground are getting tons of incredible data.”

― Laurel Clark

“I do all core-based alignment training and strength training. If I don’t die at the end of 90 minutes, then it hasn’t been a good workout.”

― Lauren Cohan

“As an actor, Coppola trained me. That was my training ground.”

― Laurence Fishburne

“When I’m not training, I’m typically doing anything self-care, so, like, bath bombs and face masks, or, like, having a movie night with my family, if that’s possible.”

― Laurie Hernandez

“I believe it’s extremely important to include some other type of fitness activity in your training, so cross training will help you to avoid injury when you are dancing.”

― Laurieann Gibson

“There’s been an increase in the number of Iraqis in training, but more Americans are dying and violence is increasing.”

― Lawrence Korb

“The completion of my undergraduate training at the University of California (Berkeley) provided just the needed touches of rigor at advanced levels in both economics and mathematics.”

― Lawrence R. Klein

“When you’re a kid, your first five or six years, you converge all the time. School is about training that out of you, especially universities.”

― Lawrence Weschler

“I find myself working out at hotel gyms quite regularly – just so that I can keep up with my training.”

― Lee Byung-hun

“The circuit training program along with a healthy clean diet is the way to excellent results.”

― Lee Haney

“Beginning with exercise, the best training program available for real results is circuit training.”

― Lee Haney

“The key to building massive, powerful muscles is to doggedly increase the training weights you use.”

― Lee Haney

“Weight training has enjoyed a huge impact, and the transformation has gone mainstream. I’m fortunate to be part of it.”

― Lee Haney

“Not even my excellent training at Juilliard prepared me for my first movie role, where I played a transsexual who falls in love with a military guy in ‘Soldier’s Girl.’”

― Lee Pace

“I understand when people think dressage is boring. But while your standard horse is like driving a Fiesta, our horses are like driving Formula One cars. I can’t breathe without the horse reacting. You are training another being to become really responsive and athletic and powerful.”

― Lee Pearson

“I’ve learnt a lot over the years, but I’m still quite outspoken. And no matter how much media training you put me through, I don’t think I could be anything but.”

― Lee Ryan

“Labor looks different in the 21st century. And so should our job training programs.”

― Leila Janah

“Until spring training in 1946, the only time I pitched was in 1945 in the GI World Series.”

― Leon Day

“I knew Ali would beat Foreman – absolutely. At Deer Lake, his fight camp in Pennsylvania, his training sessions were awesome.”

― Leon Gast

“I have always said to young artists that scholastic training and the studying of art history are crucial to fully developing as an artist.”

― LeRoy Neiman

“For sure, my parents knew what I had to eat and how to prepare for training sessions and what behaviour was needed in order to be serious about my football. But they weren’t pushy, like you had to be a certain way.”

― Leroy Sane

“I had to go step by step to get used to the training and to the system of Pep Guardiola.”

― Leroy Sane

“It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut the training and go straight to fame and fortune, and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.”

― Lesley Garrett

“I usually sleep four or five hours, but when you are training, you need more than that.”

― Lewis Hamilton

“Generally, I hate training – just like most people, I guess. I try to make it fun and varied.”

― Lewis Hamilton

“Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.”

― Lewis Mumford

“When I first arrived here, after spending years as a competitive fighter and training U.S. Marines in hand-to-hand combat, Hollywood is the last place I would have expected to find such blatant bias and discrimination.”

― Lexi Alexander

“I need that fear factor in training; otherwise, I might get beat by someone I should never lose against, all because I couldn’t get up in the morning.”

― Liam Smith

“Every time I am not playing, I am training harder to keep myself fit.”

― Lin Dan

“I am training 8-9 hours a day and will give my best shot for Rio.”

― Lin Dan

“During the off-season, I try to increase my practice sessions, and I am also training with my coaches.”

― Lin Dan

“The gold medals from world championships and National Games prove the efficiency of my daily training.”

― Lin Dan

“In the Astronaut Office we’re never totally out of training, we always keep our hand in it. But after five years, things have changed and so it’s been good to get back into the flow and relearn a lot of things.”

― Linda M. Godwin

“The training comes to us with the benefit of what has gone before.”

― Linda M. Godwin

“We didn’t use the shuttle robot arm before, so this has been a training flow to get ready for that.”

― Linda M. Godwin

“What I want is that I can match my performances during training so I can be satisfied with myself.”

― Liu Xiang

“Things are better now that the attention has subsided a bit, and I’m happier. Now I can concentrate on what I’m supposed to do, that is, training and running. Despite everything that’s happened, I feel like I’m still the same person.”

― Liu Xiang

“I didn’t go to university. I studied theatre in high school and worked with Canberra Youth Theatre and The Street Theatre and other theatre organisations in Canberra, and that’s how I got my training.”

― Liv Hewson

“I won’t try and combine training and a family.”

― Lizzie Armitstead

“I’m a very goal-oriented person, so I look at the specific demands of a certain race and tailor my training towards that.”

― Lizzie Armitstead

“I eat a lot more now than I ever used to. I have taken a real interest in nutrition and believe in the difference that makes when fueling your body correctly. That means never skipping a meal and making sure that my diet supports my training needs.”

― Lizzie Armitstead

“I’ve never thought about it in training, ‘If I do this, then maybe I can be on the SPOTY shortlist.’”

― Lizzie Armitstead

“I think about Rio every day. Every day in training, it’s something that drives me forward. I want to be Olympic champion.”

― Lizzie Armitstead

“I’ve been training as an actor for six years. Nobody goes to acting school for six years. I mean, the college course is only four years! I absolutely trained.”

― LL Cool J

“I understand what training camp is for. It’s needed. It’s necessary, so it’s just one of those things that you have to put yourself through and it makes you better. It gets you in good shape, so it’s necessary.”

― Logan Mankins

“Every manager has his own idea of playing and his own idea of the training, and everyone has a different personality.”

― Loris Karius

“As far as sleeping goes, you’re up and ready to go at six in the morning. Spring training was always a combination of relaxing and working, and I missed that quite a bit. I missed being around the ball field. A baseball. A bat. The smell of the uniform, you might say. Talking baseball. Seeing opponents as well as the Cubs.”

― Lou Boudreau

“I’ve been involved with law enforcement for some time. My father was in law enforcement. I went through the training for Homeland Security. I enjoy it very much.”

― Lou Ferrigno

“For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties.”

― Louis Finkelstein

“Some Marine units actually use ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’ in their training programs.”

― Louis Gossett, Jr.

“I think I could have worked as a technical director. But in this role, you can’t attend training or say anything for fear it won’t suit the coach, directors, or media. I don’t think I want a job like that.”

― Louis van Gaal

“Players can play bad, and certainly when you have only three days or six days training sessions in your legs, and you have to play 45 minutes. Everybody can say that it’s easy to step in, but it is not easy.”

― Louis van Gaal

“I really would rather have gone to New York, since all my training had been in theater, but I didn’t have the guts to go there alone. I knew only one person in New York, and that was a man. What I needed was a woman. That’s the way Southern girls thought.”

― Louise Fletcher

“I work very hard during the week at training, and when I have the chance to play, I want to do everything I can to help the team.”

― Lucas Moura

“Conservatory training is so much. There’s so much emphasis on playing perfectly in tune and being perfect and doing everything as it’s written.”

― Lucia Micarelli

“The players in the England team, the majority of us didn’t play more than twice a week until we were 20. The younger girls are training more than that now, so in 10 years’ time, when they take over from us, the quality will be so much higher. That’s what I’d like to see.”

― Lucy Bronze

“I turned up for my first day training with England Under-19s super excited, and I just happened to bang my knee on the floor, and it just blew up. It turned out that I’d completely snapped it in half.”

― Lucy Bronze

“The standard across Europe is set by Lyon. We’re so far ahead of so many teams. In training every day it’s 11 internationals v 11 internationals, so I’m having to defend against the world’s best strikers every day.”

― Lucy Bronze

“I would say that ‘Creed’ has a lot more music in it. It’s 60 minutes of music, while ‘Fruitvale’ had about a fourth of that at best. There’s a bigger focus in ‘Creed’ because I had to make music for training montages.”

― Ludwig Goransson

“The cello is such a versatile instrument. It can rock like the hardest rock guitar, and it can sing like the human voice. We couldn’t do what we do without the classical training. It’s a hard instrument to play. There are no frets, and it takes finesse and technique to play.”

― Luka Sulic

“Cologne was my big team, my favourite team. I trained one week in Cologne, and they asked me to sign for Cologne. At 17 or 18, the coach asked me to go the first-team training ground. I was lucky to have that coach.”

― Lukas Podolski

“When I’m training hard, the diet is miserable.”

― Luke Evans

“I’ve always said that theater was where I began, so everything I do now has a bit of my theater background in it. It was my training.”

― Luke Evans

“My trainer is with me all day. We train before I come to work, and then I just keep training all day.”

― Luke Evans

“Every time I’m in training mode, I’ve had to monitor what I’m eating. I’ll break 210 and be around 215 pounds. I know what it takes to compete with the best guys at 205. I’ve trained with them.”

― Luke Rockhold

“I had jumped about 6.40 metres with no training, no run-up, and certainly no skill, when this big, good-looking guy came up to me and told me I could be great.”

― Lynn Davies

“I still do cardiovascular exercises, aerobic exercises, and then strength training, as it’s important to keep your muscle strength, as every decade you lose about 10% of this.”

― Lynn Davies

“My father is a Japanese Shotokan karate master, so I have been training karate with my family since I was three years old. I got my black belt in karate at 13 and got introduced to judo and sumo shortly after.”

― Lyoto Machida

“I like to empty my mind and focus on developing my abilities in training.”

― Lyoto Machida

“Sometimes when you chat about something, a few ideas come up, you go this way or that way in training.”

― Lyoto Machida

“Right after my fight against Luke Rockhold, I had surgery on my left hand. I just took out some fragments from back then. Too many training, and I had some fragments in my hand.”

― Lyoto Machida

“Every fight is a new story, a new training camp.”

― Lyoto Machida

“A military starved of resources, training, and equipment will not long be able to protect the country physically or economically.”

― Mac Thornberry

“I’m from Cleveland. I don’t have any famous parents. I don’t have any media training, I don’t have a history in the industry to where I would have any preconceived notions of how I’m supposed to be.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“We do a lot of lifting, and mix it up with upper body and lower body. A lot of circuit training for cardio. I hate just doing long distance running, so I do 5 or 6 different exercises for 20 to 30 seconds then move to the next one.”

― Madison Keys

“I started full-time training when I was 10, signed professionally when I was 14, and won my first match at the same age.”

― Madison Keys

“SOLOSHOT is such a brilliant idea and an athlete’s dream. It has given me the ability to film myself training without anyone’s help – it’s perfect because I can go to the beach, set up my SOLOSHOT, and not have to rely on anyone to stand there and film me from the beach for hours.”

― Maika Monroe

“Take the great example of the four-minute mile. One guy breaks it, then all of a sudden everyone breaks it. And they break it in such a short period of time that it can’t be because they were training harder. It’s purely that it was a psychological barrier, and someone had to show them that they could do it.”

― Malcolm Gladwell

“It’s difficult when you don’t take part in team training and have to train alone.”

― Manuel Neuer

“In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.”

― Mao Zedong

“It is not my decision who plays in La Liga, the Champions League, or the Copa. In any case, I just do the best possible in each training session and in each game to be able to get a chance in La Liga.”

― Marc-Andre ter Stegen

“Sometimes journalists say that goalkeepers can do a little more when they play against Messi, but I see it in every training: it does not matter where you place yourself; he’s going to shoot to the other side.”

― Marc-Andre ter Stegen

“Nothing is more important, certainly during these times of artificial intelligence, than our public education. And as it continues to grow and evolve, I think you and I know this is going to be critical that we are constantly training and retraining and creating these next-generation jobs.”

― Marc Benioff

“The first professional training I received of any kind was when I was 14 years old and we were in Kansas City, Missouri. I attended the Kansas City Art Institute for one summer.”

― Marc Davis

“I went to Northampton College of Further Education. I left there – when I was 16, I left Kingsthorpe Upper – and I went and did a diploma in performing arts, so it was my start in the training process to becoming an actor.”

― Marc Warren

“By training, I’m an engineer, but I don’t tell anyone because it bores people.”

― Marcel Wanders

“I learned my profession onstage. I didn’t have a musical background. I had no conservatory training. I don’t play an instrument.”

― Marcello Giordani

“In training, I work hard to make the starting line-up, and I try to do my best to be picked.”

― Marco Asensio

“What the SEAL teams do, what our training does, is it chips away the outer that layer and shows you what you’re capable of and not capable of.”

― Marcus Luttrell

“A decade in advertising exposed me to plenty of schemers and backstabbers. But honestly, advertising is wonderful training for fiction. Writing novels is much easier if you’ve ever tried to write a billboard.”

― Marcus Sakey

“If the country has invested in the training of doctors or nurses or midwives for that matter, people are beginning to say, ‘Should we not ask them to serve a number of years in the country who invested in their training?’ I think this is now coming to be an interesting discussion.”

― Margaret Chan

“Doctors and nurses, with their training and their experiences, they would be able to detect unusual patterns of disease. That’s why we say it is important for every country to have a proper surveillance system. The function of the surveillance system is to detect unusual patterns of diseases.”

― Margaret Chan

“We live in the countryside, 15 minutes from the closest town, so I would never have time to drive and go somewhere. So I have a personal trainer come to my house, normally three times a week, and we do circuit training depending on what I need.”

― Margherita Missoni

“I’m always aware of various audiences, as a part of my training as a journalist and as part of my training as a citizen of Negroland.”

― Margo Jefferson

“My advice for young Latinas interested in pursuing a career in Hollywood is to make sure you love to perform and make sure you get the training you need.”

― Maria Canals Barrera

“We recommend for the training of teachers not only a considerable artistic education in general but special attention to the art of reading.”

― Maria Montessori

“Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that’s my job. It’s no one else’s.”

― Mariel Hemingway

“I’ve been playing hand-held video games since 1995. Its my way of training my brain.”

― Marilyn Minter

“Probably around 14, when I was finishing primary school. I’m coming from a pretty small city in Croatia, not too many options to train, not too many players. So I had to either choose to stay at home to do more school or move to Zagreb to the national training center. That was when I made decisions to do something better in tennis.”

― Marin Cilic

“How much you need to drink depends on a lot of factors. Are you training outside? Is it hot? Is it cold? There are a lot of factors to take into consideration.”

― Mario Gotze

“We are extending basic training. It’ll be the longest and toughest in the world.”

― Mark Esper

“I was the first WWE developmental talent. When I moved to Connecticut to start training, I had no idea what wrestling was other than what I saw as a fan.”

― Mark Henry

“If you are loose and not quite taking clear-cut chances in training, then clearly you are not going to do that come match time.”

― Mark Hughes

“I’ve been training jiu-jitsu for a while. It just didn’t really click in my brain. Maybe sometimes I get a bit lazy. By the time I realize I’m in trouble, I’m already caught. You can’t really think about it. You’ve got to just react as it happens.”

― Mark Hunt

“Coming from a standing background in striking, I couldn’t catch up to the guys with 20-plus years of training on the ground. I had to learn submissions. I found out it wasn’t an easy road. I had six losses in a row, but I still felt I was the best fighter in the world.”

― Mark Hunt

“But I plan on dedicating specific training to track this winter for the next racing season.”

― Mark-Paul Gosselaar

“The only side effect of too much training is that you get into better shape. There is nothing wrong with that.”

― Mark Spitz

“Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”

― Mark Twain

“With all the traveling and promotion I’ve been doing for ‘Murderball,’ its been difficult keeping up with my rugby training.”

― Mark Zupan

“The media talks a lot. The media, they don’t know. They are not in the team, they are not training with me, they are not playing with me, but they are talking a lot about me in Europe.”

― Marko Arnautovic

“I used to be so aggressive, but after a while I started learning. It’s not that I know how to adapt, but I know all styles of fighting so I can change my style of fighting to whatever it needs to be. That just comes from years of training and a lot of sparring partners.”

― Marlen Esparza

“Louis van Gaal is a good coach. We have a lot of team meetings, and he analyses much – other teams, our own players at training, a lot. Everywhere he has been, he was successful.”

― Marouane Fellaini

“The private sector is the innovation engine of our economy, and more private-sector businesses and organizations than ever are recognizing that training, promoting, and retaining women is essential to their continued competitiveness – and their bottom line.”

― Martha McSally

“If I was a guy, based on how I performed in pilot training, I would have been able to have selected a fighter. I mean, I have always said unemotionally, if we want the best fighting force, why would we have 50 percent of our population not competing for these positions?”

― Martha McSally

“I went from elementary school to proper training, operatic training, and I went on to the Motown University and learned a lot of things from some wonderful people.”

― Martha Reeves

“Science isn’t just for scientists – it’s not just a training for careers.”

― Martin Rees

“That’s one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there’s more jealousy in Switzerland because it’s so little and they don’t have so many athletes.”

― Martina Hingis

“I never took any vocal training.”

― Marvin Hamlisch

“As far as intellectual training was concerned, my nine years from seven to sixteen were practically wasted.”

― Mary Augusta Ward

“A gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics is what I’m looking for. I have to pace my training in such a way that I’m at my best in Rio, and when I’m in form, no opponent can come in my way.”

― Mary Kom

“I’ve always wanted to invest. That’s why I started working on Wall Street in the first place, back in 1986 when I went through the Salomon Brothers training program.”

― Mary Meeker

“To drive a semi-truck, a driver needs a commercial driver’s license. While formal training isn’t required, most drivers enroll in a program to help prepare them for the written and practical exams in their states.”

― Mary Pilon

“The conditions for harassment are built into the very structure of the trucking business, beginning with the training process.”

― Mary Pilon

“’Power breaking,’ also called Hanmadang – which means something like celebration or festival in Korean – involves breaking large amounts of wood, concrete, granite, and the like with specific hand and foot techniques. Practitioners rely on repeated resistance training and the idea that, over time, the body can adapt to stress.”

― Mary Pilon

“In France they spend six months training policemen, then they give them a gun and put them on the streets, and I don’t know that that’s enough. The film’s not against the police – although I think that if someone wants to be a cop there’s got to be a problem.”

― Mathieu Kassovitz

“I was a personal trainer for about a decade. I competed in powerlifting, and I did a bodybuilding competition. I was heavily entrenched in the personal training world.”

― Matt McGorry

“I wasn’t athletic as a kid, and I was self-conscious about my body, but then in eighth grade I won a school contest, and the prize was a bunch of personal training sessions.”

― Matt McGorry

“I got into the UFC after six months of training. I started doing jiu-jitsu, had my first fight, tried out for ‘The Ultimate Fighter,’ and got on.”

― Matt Riddle

“I started training at the Monster Factory, the ROH dojo, CZW, and I trained there. And eventually, I had a tryout with WWE.”

― Matt Riddle

“Although I do use some of my psychology training in comedy, but it’s more like pop psychology, not a course of treatment or anything. To me, it’s more like social intelligence.”

― Matt Walsh

“Julius Peppers is probably 6’7 and 300 pounds. The great players spend all year round training for 16 games. It isn’t fun being on the receiving end.”

― Matthew Stafford

“All players need to feel confidence from the staff, the players, the supporters. All need to be consistent in training and games to give their best.”

― Mauricio Pochettino

“I like it when the team is training very well, when they are trying to improve, and I like it also when they have fun.”

― Maurizio Sarri

“I want to have fun on the pitch in the training sessions and have fun and win during the matches.”

― Maurizio Sarri

“Sometimes I’m working at the training ground, sometimes at my home.”

― Maurizio Sarri

“I believe in my training camp. I believe in my coaches. I believe in what I do. I believe in the work I put in.”

― Max Holloway

“I always eat before I go into a training session.”

― Max Holloway

“I would recommend any young person who wants to be an actor to go and get some training.”

― Maya Hawke

“Technology, and applications of this technology, will continue to improve and evolve, providing unprecedented, global access to information, individuals, training, and opportunities.”

― Maynard Webb

“When you’re competing, you have to wear a sleeve that goes all the way down to your wrist. When you’re training, you usually don’t wear long-sleeved leotards, so there’s a difference between training and competing.”

― McKayla Maroney

“A typical week of training leading up to a major championship is like the sprinkling of parsley at the end of a dish. It’s just the final little touches, that last little bit of strength or fitness, but mostly you are ready and are just maintaining and staying healthy.”

― Megan Rapinoe

“Being a winger or a wide mid, I have to run continuously for 90 minutes, which not only takes endurance but also strength in my legs to be able to be explosive for 90 minutes. I think weight training has really allowed me to sustain for those 90 minutes.”

― Megan Rapinoe

“I’ve had to learn how to listen to my body over the years and figure out how it all works together. I’m not invincible, so focusing on training my whole body and injury prevention have been extremely important.”

― Megan Rapinoe

“I think that a lot of these cops have been put in very difficult situations and tasked with very difficult jobs with very little training and very little help.”

― Megan Rapinoe

“Quality child care, health insurance coverage, and training make it possible for former welfare recipients to get, and keep, jobs.”

― Mel Carnahan

“I have a song called ‘Training Wheels,’ and it’s about being in love with someone and taking it to the next level by taking off the training wheels.”

― Melanie Martinez

“I have seen businesses and government come together to provide women entrepreneurs with the training they need to better access markets, take advantage of trade agreements, and in the process grow businesses, jobs, and GDP. These are partnerships that transform lives.”

― Melanne Verveer

“Although I was raised Jewish, my upbringing didn’t include any formal religious education or training.”

― Melissa Gilbert

“My memory seems to be holding on quite well. There is no reason why it shouldn’t if you keep training it.”

― Melvyn Bragg

“I have no bitterness towards Mourinho. I did what I had to do in training. Of course, I didn’t understand his choices, but he was the boss. I had to accept those choices.”

― Memphis Depay

“If someone were to actually come to one of our training sessions, there’s lots of flipping and sweating and crying and blood going on all over the place. I mean, if that doesn’t qualify it as a sport, then I don’t know what does.”

― Meryl Davis

“When I was a kid, we lived in Italy, which isn’t really known for figure skating. I think that’s why I excelled so well. I spent a lot of my high school years training.”

― Meta Golding

“Honestly, soaps are great training. You’re doing 90-plus pages a day. It was my acting class, where I built my foundation for showing up and being professional.”

― Michael B. Jordan

“When I trained for ‘Creed,’ I had about a year in advance to know what I was doing before. So I lived like a fighter, you know? I went through the workout routine, the diet, training with real boxers, training with real trainers, did the whole thing.”

― Michael B. Jordan

“As an urban school superintendent, I learned that hiring, training, and investing in professionals to support our children’s social and emotional development, meeting academic expectations for students with special needs, and finding more minutes of instruction in the week, not fewer, mattered.”

― Michael Bennet

“I used to do traditional weapons training, and I wasn’t bad with a sword.”

― Michael Bisping

“When I started studying for the arias it was like going into training for a heavyweight title fight.”

― Michael Bolton

“In 1941, the BBC was setting up local, low-powered transmitters that were switched off if there was an air raid so they couldn’t be used by German planes to navigate. As a ‘youth in training,’ my job was to switch the transmitter on in the mornings and off at night, and to check that it, and the feeder land lines, were working.”

― Michael Bond

“You can work really hard, but if you’re not training in the right way you’re not going to improve and get to the level that you want to.”

― Michael Chang

“Everybody works in a different way, and I’ve worked with actors that have no training whatsoever who are phenomenal.”

― Michael Cudlitz

“It is a natural gift I was born with but it’s something I’ve had to nurture in training.”

― Michael East

“I used to make training films for the U.S. government. I was always cast as a madman or a prisoner. I once played a prisoner who was holding himself hostage with a razor blade.”

― Michael Emerson

“Everything is good at Cobham. I really enjoy it here. I always have a bit of treatment in the morning, and then I go training. It’s good.”

― Michael Essien

“If there is one thing that offers challenges to small companies as they start to grow and expand, it is the hiring process… every single area. The issues that can arise run the full spectrum, from ‘finding good help’ to that ubiquitous catch-all ‘training’ and everything in between.”

― Michael Gerber

“No matter what, once the doors are open for business, the entrepreneur has no choice but to be directing multiple attacks at once – raising money, writing software, prototyping, selling, collecting, training, and marketing.”

― Michael Gerber

“There’s a complete difference between training for a specific event and goal and just training.”

― Michael Johnson

“As an athlete, I’d average four hours a day. It doesn’t sound like a lot when some people say they’re training for 10 hours, but theirs includes lunch, massage and breaks. My four hours was packed with work.”

― Michael Johnson

“The Iranians excel at identifying potential recruits for terrorist attacks, and then recruiting and training them.”

― Michael Ledeen

“I don’t story board. I do something else, which is, I block it. We then train to the blocking. In other words, when everybody’s training, they’re actually training a lot of the moves that we are definitely going to use, and then, I do a lot of photography of that, and that becomes where the cameras go.”

― Michael Mann

“We pulled out of Libya. Now look what’s happened: a safe haven, a vacuum, ISIS training militants to hit in Tunisia.”

― Michael McCaul

“I think Syria is now the training ground for the world… These rebel forces are more of a threat than anything.”

― Michael McCaul

“Well I knew JD could go out there and knock the guy out because in training I told JD all the time that he has height, reach and size and he has the power. JD has such a right hand, his right hand is like wow, oh man it is bad.”

― Michael Moorer

“I was rather a poor student, too easily distracted – did a lot of gazing out of windows, fine for training to be a writer, but not a great way to achieve in the classroom. The truth is that I was happy to bumble along and do enough to avoid detention, but not much more.”

― Michael Morpurgo

“Our training is world-class across all the services. We spend an awful lot on every soldier, sailor, airman, Marine, Coast Guardsman that comes in, and we ask them to do an awful lot, sometimes more than we expect of ourselves, and they do that.”

― Michael Mullen

“I had no training in the theater. I did not study it but just did it.”

― Michael Ritchie

“Anecdotal thinking comes naturally; science requires training.”

― Michael Shermer

“In earlier times, so many people sang much more. You know as a kid you’d go to some kind of religious training and or summer camp or whatever it was and you’d learn to sing a lot of songs.”

― Michael Tilson Thomas

“There’s no reason for me to go into a big dissertation about why I’m not getting the calls. The refs have to do their jobs as well. I even mentioned it in training camp to the refs when we had our little meeting.”

― Michael Vick

“After the 2012 Olympics, I returned to training, but unlike in previous years, my off-season weight gain didn’t melt off as soon as I got back to my routine. I was tired, and my clothes weren’t fitting. I’d been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, which means my thyroid is underactive, and that slows my metabolism.”

― Michelle Carter

“Depending on how slow I move that day, weight training will take two to three hours.”

― Michelle Carter

“Since the era of ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ private detectives had long been able to influence cases on their own. But the online detective, who had no sort of professional training or even long practice, is a purely modern phenomenon. The Internet changed everything by letting anyone become a self-appointed ‘expert’ on a case.”

― Michelle Dean

“It’s not like I have media out there when I’m training. I’m training the same. I’m putting in the same work.”

― Michelle Jenneke

“Skating takes up 70 percent of my time, school about 25 percent. Having fun and talking to my friends, 5 percent. It’s hard. I envy other kids a lot of things, but I get a guilt trip when I’m not training.”

― Michelle Kwan

“If you don’t get trained for your SATs in America today, you are at a disadvantage. Training is expensive and a lot of kids don’t get trained, perhaps. So I also identify with the kid or the person who has grown up in environments like I’ve grown up in.”

― Mickey Drexler

“Training is expensive, and a lot of kids don’t get trained, perhaps. So I also identify with the kid or the person who has grown up in environments like I’ve grown up in.”

― Mickey Drexler

“You give to get. Whether it’s helping someone or training a kid, I believe you will be rewarded in some way.”

― Micky Ward

“I added a new strength training regimen in my training, and I feel like I’ve become a much stronger, more dynamic athlete. That makes me much more dangerous against anyone.”

― Miesha Tate

“I’m training at Phase 1 Sports in Las Vegas, and it’s a very high-end training facility for a lot of top-level athletes. I have been able to add a lot of power and the endurance to keep that power going. I’ve always been powerful, but the muscle conditioning I’ve been able to add has been a tremendous amount of help.”

― Miesha Tate

“There is that potential of the expats coming back to the Philippines. But sadly they are no opportunities, no incentive for them to come back home. Successive governments have, in fact, been training them to export them rather than working on the economy to welcome them home.”

― Miguel Syjuco

“I just – I fell in love with the sport when I started to ski gates. Once I was allowed to start training gates around 6 years old, then I really fell in love with it.”

― Mikaela Shiffrin

“I always feel as though I’ve made a significant improvement after every training session. It’s never S-O-S, same old stuff. It’s always something new.”

― Mike Daniels

“In ‘Dragon Ball,’ the characters have a challenge. They know they have to push their bodies to the limit in their training so they can make sure to defeat their opponent, much like professional football players.”

― Mike Daniels

“My family has great stature. And with the right type of training, I was able to put on weight.”

― Mike Daniels

“No matter what I try to do or explore, my Kirov training, my expertise, and my background call me to return to dancing after all, because that’s my real vocation, and I have to serve it.”

― Mikhail Baryshnikov

“I don’t go to a gym, I don’t do yoga. I don’t do personal training.”

― Mikhail Baryshnikov

“When preparing for a concert, I do lots of training. I work with a choreographer to create great moves and then I have to keep my voice strong with lessons.”

― Miley Cyrus

“I fall a lot during training.”

― Mirai Nagasu

“I don’t even remember how many times I’ve sprained my ankle. I’ve had stress fractures galore and torn my PCL. You just take a little time off if you have the time, and if not, you keep training until you can take the time off.”

― Mirai Nagasu

“When I started not training as hard and doing what I needed to do, everyone else improved without me improving.”

― Mirai Nagasu

“I loved being at the rink every day and training.”

― Mirai Nagasu

“In 2008, I moved to Lyon, one of France’s top clubs. I had some very strong team mates, and I proved to be at their level. I began training very hard and always respecting my coach’s advice.”

― Miralem Pjanic

“I am aware that I have come to the end of my martial times, but training with pain I want no longer. My body is battered by countless trainings. I collected nine operations; the body has become prone to injury.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“I was training in an old garage – just a roof. And when its snowed, it would cover the floor, so I would have to clear this first. I didn’t have a punch bag. There was no place to buy it, so I managed to get a speed ball, but it didn’t have the swivel mechanism, so I just nailed it to the ceiling and started kicking.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“I usually train twice a day, and Thursdays and Sundays are supposed to be my days off. But even on those days, I’m training at least once. I have to do at least one session each day to be happy.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“Training, and every morning I have to take my dogs out into the forest. That’s all I’m doing. I’m staying out of everything else. All other things that can take out my concentration and my energy from the training.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“I have twenty years of training like a spartan behind me. It has caught up with me. My body is broken down. I’ve been worn out.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“Training is not the key. Head is the key. For me, it’s head. How aggressive you will be. Who will attack first? But you need to be good in your head, and there will be no problem.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“I might have a different understanding of the term ‘football star.’ If I shoot a few balls after training, it’s perfectly normal that I collect them afterwards.”

― Miroslav Klose

“It’s going to take a while before we see a real shift in the students and the dancers that are going into professional companies because it takes so many years of training, but I do think that there’s a new crop of dancers, of minority dancers that are entering into the ballet world.”

― Misty Copeland

“You know, ‘The Golden Girls’ was a very unusual show to start on. I was young, and it was a show about old people, and it was a very traditional show, but it was also an amazing training ground for a joke-writer. It forced me to learn those skills.”

― Mitchell Hurwitz

“I’m away about six months of the year, competing here in the U.K. or in training camps in Arizona, Ethiopia, the Pyrenees.”

― Mo Farah

“In training camp, you know what each person is doing.”

― Mo Farah

“Discipline is part of my professional training as a lawyer.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“Nuclear proliferation is on the rise. Equipment, material and training were once largely inaccessible. Today, however, there is a sophisticated worldwide network that can deliver systems for producing material usable in weapons.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“I concentrate on training. I go to the gym. I want to put the football first, not the social media or what’s going on around the camp.”

― Mohamed Salah

“When you bat, you need to have a lot of patience. I started training for it from the age of eight or nine. So, I knew what I needed when I stepped on the field to bat.”

― Mohammad Azharuddin

“We tend to have so many more close shots, which compels an artist to actually put in more effort than it is required otherwise. So, it is the expressions on the face, and how an actor presents his or her character, that really makes a scene. In such ways, Mollywood is a fabulous training ground for actors and actresses from other industries.”

― Mohanlal

“Fiction writing and journalism, in my experience, are really excellent training grounds for each other.”

― Monica Hesse

“Church singing is a great training ground.”

― Morgan Neville

“The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.”

― Morihei Ueshiba

“Every day in normal training, I’m trying to score more. And after training, I stay to practise my shooting as well.”

― Mousa Dembele

“I owe my career to TV. Most of my training has been through TV.”

― Mrunal Thakur

“I want to play a character that would require a lot of special training, like in a full-fledged action film.”

― Mrunal Thakur

“It’s in my blood to be around people while I was training.”

― Muhammad Ali

“Investment in training is a huge necessity for knowledge-based corporations.”

― N. R. Narayana Murthy

“I have a coach but there’s nobody at my level in Gaza. I have to do most of my training sessions on my own.”

― Nader al-Masri

“Two days after returning from Montreal, I was training again, and I went on to win two more golds at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.”

― Nadia Comaneci

“As soldiers in Israel’s army, one of the most grueling training regimens we had to endure was a long march while carrying a comrade on a stretcher.”

― Naftali Bennett

“By continuing to increase teacher recruitment and training – and ameliorating wages and working conditions – we will be able to shore up the weaknesses of the French education system.”

― Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

“Runners exalt the marathon as a public test of private will, when months or years of solitary training, early mornings, lost weekends, rain and pain mature into triumph or surrender. That’s one reason the race-day crowds matter, the friends who come to cheer and stomp and flap their signs and push the runners on.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“In the case of the classic Western helicopter parent, it starts with Baby Einstein and reward charts for toilet training, and it never really ends, which is why colleges have to devote so many resources to teaching parents how to leave their kids alone.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“We usually use that mostly on the weekends because we have access to the range during the week. But I can tell you a number of times they have had a training holiday at Fort Benning, so nobody trains, and to drag him in is like pulling teeth.”

― Nancy Johnson

“You know, differentiating between training and matches. If they are all matches it becomes very natural to shoot them, although Dan thinks I should shoot more of them. I think I shoot plenty of them.”

― Nancy Johnson

“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.”

― Nancy McKeon

“I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us.”

― Nancy Reagan

“I am not against it if someone does homework or workshops, but I came to the industry without any proper training. So I go according to what the director narrates to me.”

― Nani

“I was born in Osaka. I came to New York when I was three. I moved from New York to Florida when I was, like, eight or nine, and then I have been training in Florida since.”

― Naomi Osaka

“The thing about Parsons compared to the other schools is that it really teaches you how to be a designer, whereas some of the other schools teach you to sketch or teach you the technical skills. But the curriculum at Parsons when I was there was how do you put a collection together, as well as all the technical stuff. It’s the best training.”

― Narciso Rodriguez

“I do very scientific-based training. However, for skating, that’s a little bit out of the ordinary. Many skaters base their off-ice training around plyometrics, whereas mine is very strength- and power-based.”

― Nathan Chen

“My training and ballet background definitely gives me the competitive edge on the ice.”

― Nathan Chen

“I got amazing training both with Theatre Sports… back in Edmonton, Alberta – I can’t give those people enough credit – and the daytime drama I did. Incredible training, both of them.”

― Nathan Fillion

“I cannot really recall when I faced stage fear because I started so young. It’s my natural habit. But you know, I can see how I have changed, rather improved as a singer. I never had a formal training but regular practice of singing.”

― Neha Kakkar

“Because my musical training has been limited, I’ve never been restricted by what technical musicians might call a song.”

― Neil Diamond

“Sensitivity training is a fine idea but isn’t taken seriously by those who need it most.”

― Nell Scovell

“Running taught me valuable lessons. In cross-country competition, training counted more than intrinsic ability, and I could compensate for a lack of natural aptitude with diligence and discipline. I applied this in everything I did.”

― Nelson Mandela

“I’ve always been fanatical about wrestling from a young age, growing up in Newcastle, and I have been fortunate to start training, get opportunities, and meet the right people at the right time.”

― Neville

“All unemployment compensation should be tied to a job training requirement. Now the fact is, 99 weeks is an associate degree.”

― Newt Gingrich

“At training, I consider myself a bit of a morale booster. I take a pack of lollies just to boost the boys’ morale. I see that as crucial. I try and be a good influence and keep a high energy.”

― Nick Cummins

“It’s important to find a balance between Pokemon and training.”

― Nick Kyrgios

“I like going out on the practice court and training with my mates. But I don’t know about fully engaging and giving everything to it. It’s just a game. It’s just a sport. It’s such a small part of my life.”

― Nick Kyrgios

“Everywhere I go, people ask me for photos and autographs, saying I inspired them to start training. Boris Johnson says his sons started boxing after seeing me – how cool is that?”

― Nicola Adams

“I hit the ground running, without a lot of training, so I had to do whatever I could do to survive as a professional, and if that meant being that character 24/7 and acting out, I was going to do that. I lived those characters, I brought them home with me.”

― Nicolas Cage

“My father had risen in the British Army under the revolutionary aegis of General Montgomery, who was mad about training for battle, not muddling into disaster.”

― Nigel Hamilton

“When we started training with WWE, coaches were impressed and asked if we had had boxing training. I said no, it was all soccer. As a defender, I had to learn to stay on my feet, track backwards, and I feel all the movement I do in the ring was helped by my soccer background.”

― Nikki Bella

“I didn’t have any media training – I didn’t have anybody but myself.”

― Nikki Reed

“I love to sing. I never had any formal training. My mother is a singer, and I picked up listening to her.”

― Nimrat Kaur

“When I was 13, I moved from New Jersey to Germany with my family. The high school was so supportive of my dream to continue with my theater training; instead of taking PE, I would get credit for dance lessons.”

― Nina Arianda

“I’m training to become a giggle doctor. It’s a kind of hospital clown who changes the atmosphere on the ward and helps recovery. It’s about making patients laugh but also much more.”

― Nina Conti

“Every race is like training and preparation.”

― Nino Schurter

“I’ve always held to the belief, though, that people who do too much acting training always look like they’re acting, you know?”

― Noah Taylor

“For a privileged minority, Western democracy provides the leisure, the facilities, and the training to seek the truth lying hidden behind the veil of distortion and misrepresentation, ideology and class interest, through which the events of current history are presented to us.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Colombia has been the leading western recipient of U.S. arms and training as violence has grown through the ’90s.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Hire for passion and intensity; there is training for everything else.”

― Nolan Bushnell

“When you have a small, balanced squad, you can work better. First of all everyone is involved in every squad list, a meeting can be a good training session.”

― Nuno Espirito Santo

“I started doing sports when I was 13 and competitively doing sports – where I was actually training – when I was 17.”

― Oksana Masters

“It’s hard to understand the athlete’s lifestyle. You literally eat, sleep, train. You go to training camps in the winter where there is no Internet, you can’t make phone calls.”

― Oksana Masters

“Confidence is not something you store in the fridge and pick out. You earn it by your performances, by your training, how you feel.”

― Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

“Finishing is different to shooting. If you work at in in training sessions then you will just do it naturally during the game.”

― Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

“The most that hurts is I couldn’t see my kids growing up. They grow and go. Most of the time, I’m in training camps. I couldn’t see that happening. This hurts me.”

― Oleksandr Usyk

“If you put a person in a training gym made out of entire gold, it doesn’t guarantee that this person will become a champion. But if you put a person in the basement, then there is a high chance that he will get out of this basement as a champion.”

― Oleksandr Usyk

“I’m always keen to have more training as a charity patron.”

― Olivia Colman

“We don’t have the money of the Manchester clubs or Chelsea. Arsenal builds its team through training, through recruiting players who can become something. Arsenal has less money than some other clubs, so we have to fight with other values.”

― Olivier Giroud

“If you are good on the pitch, good in training, you will have your chance. I’m not worried about my place.”

― Olivier Giroud

“I work hard in training to be ready.”

― Olivier Giroud

“I had the training at drama school where I studied Shakespeare and Brecht and Chekov and all these period historical playwrights and I think that I responded to the material.”

― Orlando Bloom

“My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer.”

― Orson Scott Card

“I think about making a comeback every single day. I went running, I went training, did that for a few days. But my body couldn’t handle it.”

― Oscar De La Hoya

“Nevertheless, I do know that we are part of a danger zone, we have military operations in Afghanistan and we’re training the Iraqi police force. The terrorists also have us in their sights.”

― Otto Schily

“There’s always things to get better at, and there’s always stuff to learn when you come into training.”

― Owen Farrell

“I enjoy playing. I enjoy training. I enjoy thinking about it, I enjoy talking about it.”

― Owen Farrell

“Soldiers are not policemen, and it’s very unfair, even for those soldiers who have some police training, to burden them with police duties. It’s not what they’re trained for, or equipped for.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“In my early years, I would travel 56 km. from home to the training institute and back every single day.”

― P. V. Sindhu

“There will be many obstacles in the pursuit of your dreams. I had long hours of training, balancing studies and badminton.”

― P. V. Sindhu

“When I’m training, I cater a little bit to my opponents.”

― Paige VanZant

“The Indian youth needs to be empowered, and it can be done through good education and vocational training.”

― Pallam Raju

“Public-Private Partnership in financing, service delivery and provision of workspaces and training of trainers must be promoted to meet the demand and supply gap in the field of skill development.”

― Pallam Raju

“Developing skills is as important as training. A larger effort is needed to create a skilled workforce with employment potential.”

― Pallam Raju

“After university, I was working as a stylist in the Paris theatres when I had a flash of inspiration. I made necklaces from the bikinis designed for the cabaret performers of Folies Bergeres. I was so happy with them that it was only then that I sought out formal training in jewelry.”

― Paloma Picasso

“Being a mother is the ultimate training ground for anything.”

― Pamela Adlon

“Policymakers can draw much from ‘The Need for Roots’: such clear prescriptions as that employers ought to provide an adequate vocational training for their employees, education should be compulsory and publicly funded, and include technical as well as elementary education.”

― Pankaj Mishra

“My teammate Franco Baresi was a real captain. He was an example for everyone. Not a big talker. He never talked. But on the field or in training, he was No. 1.”

― Paolo Maldini

“I did boxing for three years, and that was very nice. It’s a hard but great, great sport. I really love the training aspect of it.”

― Paolo Maldini

“I study the other players in training, particularly the forwards, and I look at how they are scoring goals. What do they do when they finish a chance?”

― Park Ji-sung

“By training with some of the world’s finest footballers and manager, I feel I have matured in all areas – mentally, physically, and technically.”

― Park Ji-sung

“You can always improve your fitness if you keep training.”

― Pastor Maldonado

“We need to continue our full support of the nascent Iraqi government by helping to rebuild their economic infrastructure and maintain security while training the Iraqi security forces.”

― Pat Roberts

“I’ve really enjoyed my time at Palace. The lads were brilliant; the gaffer and training were great.”

― Patrick Bamford

“In skating or any amateur sport, as athletes we share something in common: the cost of training is quite a burden on our parents or on the athletes themselves trying to find a way to pay for their costs.”

― Patrick Chan

“Too much negotiating and not enough work on the court – that’s what happened to me during the lockout. Too much talking and not enough training. I couldn’t put in my usual offseason work routine. I think that all caught up to me, with my Achilles problems.”

― Patrick Ewing

“I was never a singer; I can’t play any instruments; I had no training. Plus, I was brought up in a time when all the great rock stars were male. I didn’t have any template for what I was doing. I did what I did out of frustration and concern.”

― Patti Smith

“I did eight months of training for ‘Wimbledon,’ and then, by the time I finished the movie another four months later, I was like, ‘That’s me. I’m done with tennis.’”

― Paul Bettany

“Haiti is always talking about decentralization and nothing has been so obvious, perhaps a weakness, as the centralized nature of Haitian society as being revealed by the earthquake. I mean, they lost all these medical training programs because they didn’t have them anywhere else.”

― Paul Farmer

“That’s really the biggest thing, being happy in an organization that supports you and helps you grow and a city that supports you and a training staff.”

― Paul George

“I don’t think film actors need training, really.”

― Paul Giamatti

“I don’t think film actors need training, really, but I needed any help I could get.”

― Paul Giamatti

“The problem with these UFC fighters – and they’re all fantastic athletes, top of the line in the entire world – is that they wear their bodies down in these training camps. All these guys that are cutting weight are just destroying their own bodies.”

― Paul Heyman

“Before I was ever a baker, I was a teacher. Or, at least, that is what I thought I was going to be. After O-levels, I went to art school in Wallasey on the Wirral, and my mate Cavan and I did a teacher training course.”

― Paul Hollywood

“Jazz is a way of life, and you have to learn about it on the street, so to speak. But the training comes in by giving you the tools to work with.”

― Paul Horn

“The diagnosis was immediate: Masses matting the lungs and deforming the spine. Cancer. In my neurosurgical training, I had reviewed hundreds of scans for fellow doctors to see if surgery offered any hope. I’d scribble in the chart ‘Widely metastatic disease – no role for surgery,’ and move on. But this scan was different: It was my own.”

― Paul Kalanithi

“When women are provided with training and entrepreneurial opportunities in distribution networks, they become role models in their communities, showing it is possible to challenge limiting norms and stereotypes, and to succeed.”

― Paul Polman

“The best goalkeeper I played with at United was Schmeichel. He was a phenomenon in training, never mind on match days. He just never wanted to concede, and he would do everything to stop you scoring.”

― Paul Scholes

“If you want a measure of how private a place the dressing room was when I was growing up at Manchester United, consider this: even Sir Alex Ferguson would knock before coming into the dressing room at the Cliff, the old training ground. The dressing room is for the players – and the players only.”

― Paul Scholes

“Endurance training is so mental. You just do it. You just can, and you just will, and you just run that far because, you know, I get tired at the first mile. I feel heavy and all of those things, but now I have developed, it’s hard to explain… It’s a very satisfying place to get into.”

― Paul Sparks

“There is no training, classroom or otherwise, that can prepare for trading the last third of a move, whether it’s the end of a bull market or the end of a bear market.”

― Paul Tudor Jones

“America fell in love with the innocence of a kid who just was honest, saying, I did the best I could, and I had no formal training.”

― Paula Abdul

“The first Amy Silver book was commissioned, and they were not books that came completely from me. They weren’t necessarily the sort of books I read, and although I enjoyed doing them very much, and they were great training, I never felt completely comfortable in that genre.”

― Paula Hawkins

“The journalism, I was a financial journalist – it’s very good training as a writer. You have to write for deadlines; you have a certain economy of phrasing. As a training ground as a writer, it’s fantastic. I also think it teaches you to be observant, to listen to people, and gives you an ear of dialogue from doing interviews.”

― Paula Hawkins

“Sometimes I do yoga, sometimes it’s kickboxing, sometimes it’s weight training, sometimes it’s Pilates.”

― Paula Patton

“From my training I can get a good idea of what I’m capable of.”

― Paula Radcliffe

“It’s important that athletes can compete on a level playing field. And youngsters coming into the sport can know that if they are working hard and training hard, they’ll see a true reflection of where they stand and what they can achieve worldwide and not be swayed by people who are cheating.”

― Paula Radcliffe

“I deliberately returned slowly to training after Raphael was born and everything, apart from being bitten by a dog whilst out training in Monaco at the beginning of the year, has gone pretty well.”

― Paula Radcliffe

“To a considerable extent we are faced by a technology arms race with terrorists. The communications revolution has made it easier for terrorist groups to reach out to vulnerable individuals with their violent extremist ideology and propaganda. It has also facilitated fundraising, recruitment and training.”

― Pauline Neville-Jones

“If I get annoyed because I’m not in the headlines and don’t do well in training, I won’t do well if I have to go in. I’ve to be prepared because the World Cup isn’t easy.”

― Paulo Dybala

“I love barre because even when I’m not dancing, I feel like I’m training those same muscles.”

― Payal Kadakia

“None of the teams that actually probably were offering me a job from the getgo, actually in spring training, are in the playoffs right now.”

― Pedro Martinez

“I had only played five games in my senior year in high school. I was not large enough. Hell, when I graduated, I was about five foot four and weighed 120 pounds. I didn’t go with the Dodgers until spring training of 1940 and I weighed all of 155 pounds soaking wet.”

― Pee Wee Reese

“Businesses need to define what they need so training providers can offer up the right training.”

― Penny Pritzker

“I won’t be training at 60 years old, because I want to do something else in my life.”

― Pep Guardiola

“Back in 1960 at Christmas time, I did work loading and unloading boxcars for Railway Express. That was a kind of weight training that helped me. I weighed about 160 when I started. I began to gain weight and kept right on gaining until I reached 195 pounds.”

― Pete Rose

“Now in the 21st century, the boundaries separating chemistry, physics, and medicine have become blurred, and as happened during the Renaissance, scientists are following their curiosities even when they run beyond the formal limits of their training.”

― Peter Agre

“My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary.”

― Peter Agre

“The dangers of TATP bombs can be seen in the case of Matthew Rugo and Curtis Jetton, 21-year-old roommates in Texas City, Texas. They didn’t have any bomb-making training and were manufacturing explosives in 2006 from concentrated bleach when their concoction blew up, killing Rugo and injuring Jetton.”

― Peter Bergen

“Information-sharing between Western governments about the identities of those who have traveled to Syria and have received militant training is the key to preventing more incidents such as the one at the Jewish Museum in Brussels.”

― Peter Bergen

“Al-Qaeda, which means ‘the base’ in English, lost its base and training camps in Afghanistan, while its leaders were on the run, captured, or dead. One year after the 9/11 attacks, al-Qaeda was still on life support.”

― Peter Bergen

“I’ll have an omelette, porridge, and fruit for breakfast at the training ground, then chicken, pasta and soup for lunch; then I can relax in the evening.”

― Peter Crouch

“The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated.”

― Peter DeFazio

“Taxpayers will not stand for – nor should they – the funding of poster sites, leaflets or advertising. What people will support is funding for political education, for training, for party organization.”

― Peter Hain

“There are no training courses to make people bishops. You have to learn on the job.”

― Peter Hollingworth

“In my day England, Scotland, Wales had 80 drama schools. There are none left. So there’s no training, no discipline.”

― Peter O’Toole

“The AON Training Complex is not a training ground now: it’s a village. It is difficult for anyone to keep tabs on everything.”

― Peter Schmeichel

“I suppose I was very disappointed that I was injured during training for Korea. In fact, I had an argument with a grenade and it won, and consequently I was forced to come back to Australia for twelve months.”

― Peter Scott

“Once the surgeon said the skull is strong enough with the helmet on, I decided to return to training with the team.”

― Petr Cech

“I would like to be a manager, to organize everything in training, see if my philosophy could work, and give it to the team.”

― Petr Cech

“There are days when I don’t count sets at all, but then there are some days when I have to realize that I don’t want to overwork because I still have an hour of cardio ahead of me or another training session later that day.”

― Phil Heath

“I received a lot of criticism early in my career, but people didn’t realize that I’d only been training for three years when I turned pro.”

― Phil Heath

“When I was in Marine training I memorised ‘The Waste Land,’ which was a significant experience in terms of really breaking apart language and thinking about how the different voices in that poem function.”

― Phil Klay

“The biggest thing I will miss is 4 July when Everton are due back for pre-season training. I loved that day. I lived for it, getting back with the lads.”

― Phil Neville

“Me going out 25 minutes early onto the training ground to practise wasn’t me being teacher’s pet. That is what I have done throughout my career.”

― Phil Neville

“My passion is coaching, and I see myself more as a head coach with a more continental approach, in charge of football, running the training programme, the players.”

― Phil Neville

“The real challenge of being a flight attendant is getting people out. The training requires that they demonstrate they can evacuate an aircraft within 90 seconds, but of course, a lot of stuff that is easy to do in training turns out to be tough in practice.”

― Philip Greenspun

“What I do say is that I can write verse, and that the writing of verse in strict form is the best possible training for writing good prose.”

― Philip Pullman

“That human behavior is more influenced by things outside of us than inside. The ‘situation’ is the external environment. The inner environment is genes, moral history, religious training.”

― Philip Zimbardo

“My focus in the training sessions is always about movement to create openings and opportunities. When you don’t have the ball, you still need the discipline to know where you should be, who you should be marking, but when we have the ball, it is important to be able to move around.”

― Philippe Coutinho

“So, for me, I make no difference whether I’m training with my shuttle crew or the Expedition crew. Of course, I think I want to take more care of the Expedition crew, because they’re going to stay there for a long time.”

― Philippe Perrin

“It’s, I mean, for me, it’s the same as training with my crewmembers. We share the same first part of the flight. We all go together. It’s the most critical part of the flight, the ascent.”

― Philippe Perrin

“I had been here five years already, training very hard, learning about the systems, the shuttle, the station systems. But, everything really became real when I started to work with them.”

― Philippe Perrin

“I have been very lucky, and I think it all goes back to state subsidy for the arts. I gained my training and confidence and credentials in the not-for-profit world, and in England, that does not mean on the fringe of things. It means right at the centre.”

― Phyllida Lloyd

“Together we are stronger, our voices louder, and the synergy of our actions more powerful. Together we can prevail on the Navy to put commonsense safeguards in place, like requiring its ships to avoid the most sensitive marine mammal habitats and to stop their training exercises during peak migrations.”

― Pierce Brosnan

“I am grateful to everybody: the training staff, my fellow players, and everybody who works for the club. It is just great.”

― Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

“Klopp would reproach me for not tracking back properly. I took things on board, and I listened to him. I worked hard in training; I stayed behind after training. That’s what helped me to shine in the Bundesliga because I scored quite a lot of goals despite some difficult games in the league.”

― Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

“We are proactively training and upscaling thousands of people in key areas such as cloud, artificial intelligence, and robotics.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“I’m a technologist by origin and by training, but I’m focused on philanthropy.”

― Pierre Omidyar

“Microfinance initiatives are very high-touch models. The loan officer meets with local groups of borrowers every week, they share tips and techniques. There’s a lot of training and learning that goes on, which adds to the cost of the model.”

― Pierre Omidyar

“The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery.”

― Plato

“My hard work and excellent training entitled me to be a better actress than some of my competitors.”

― Pola Negri

“I have spent too long training myself to speak with an American accent, it’s ingrained. I spend 16 hours a day on set speaking with an American accent. Now, when I try to speak with an Aussie accent, I just sound like a caricature of myself.”

― Poppy Montgomery

“It’s not that acting was something I’d always wanted to do. I had no formal training; I’d never really imagined I’d be an actress. Business was something that had always been in my mind, but when I got into acting, I learned everything on set, and for me at that point, I wanted to excel at what I did.”

― Preity Zinta

“We find that the Romans owed the conquest of the world to no other cause than continual military training, exact observance of discipline in their camps, and unwearied cultivation of the other arts of war.”

― Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

“Few men are born brave. Many become so through training and force of discipline.”

― Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

“It’s all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you’re properly trained.”

― Queen Elizabeth II

“Back in the old Corp, we weren’t training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp. We were training those privates to go to Vietnam.”

― R. Lee Ermey

“There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years.”

― R. Lee Ermey

“Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.”

― R. W. Apple, Jr.

“I do interval training, high intensity dance, and yoga. I do run a lot, but more for speed.”

― Rachele Brooke Smith

“I try to give my all every day at training.”

― Radamel Falcao

“When someone gets angry during a training session but then does their job, there’s no problem; it’s fine.”

― Rafael Benitez

“How can you change things when you are under pressure? You don’t tell a player who keeps giving the ball away not to touch the ball; you keep training and working hard.”

― Rafael Benitez

“I go to the training ground early in the morning, between 7:30 A.M. and 8:30 A.M. Not just me, my staff. Then, sometimes I leave at 8 P.M. or 6 P.M.”

― Rafael Benitez

“I’m always looking for perfection. Even after training and my coaches say I did good, I always think I could have done more.”

― Rafael dos Anjos

“Chicago is where the whole idea of community policing began. It remains the – the best and the most comprehensive approach we have in changing the everyday conditions that breed crime and violence – and then breed mistrust. We have more work to do. We need better training to live up to the values and the principles of community policing.”

― Rahm Emanuel

“Cutting tax credits for education and training will result in more Americans working at minimum-wage jobs while U.S. companies go begging for the higher-paid skilled workers they need.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“I’m a computer scientist by training. I’m also the author of three books, all of which endorse the use of biotechnology to improve the human condition. In the most recent of these, ‘The Infinite Resource,’ I talk about the power of innovation to save the world.”

― Ramez Naam

“I spent a lot of time with the LAPD. I spent six weeks training, weapons training, ride-alongs, surveillance, interviewing them, in all different departments and divisions.”

― Ramon Rodriguez

“Any skill requires training. I took the corporate approach to acting and wanted to develop the necessary skills.”

― Rana Daggubati

“I have no artistic training – as you might have guessed from all the stick figures! – and there are a few things I have a really hard time drawing. I think the one that comes up the most is airplanes. Big airliners have such a weird wing shape, and I always have to redraw them 20 times before they’re even recognizable.”

― Randall Munroe

“A few years ago, when I had no work and started believing that films weren’t a viable career, I thought of finding another job. I started training and riding horses and got consumed by that. It was a boon in disguise.”

― Randeep Hooda

“People have made a living deconstructing Lennon and The Beatles songs because of their compositional sophistication. But what’s so exciting about John is that he never had any of that training on musical theory; something just spoke to him, and he just knew what sounded right.”

― Randy Bachman

“I have several businesses that revolve around fighting: the training centres, the clothing line and all that stuff. I’ll probably be involved in the sport in some way shape or form, and I’ll continue to train and be active and do the things that I love to do.”

― Randy Couture

“While I was serving, I worked as an adventure training officer, teaching soldiers how to ski, canoe and climb.”

― Ranulph Fiennes

“If athletes went to the races more and to the backside in the morning, I think more people would get involved because, as an athlete, we can relate to what the horses go through. Training routine, injuries, massages, etc.”

― Rashard Lewis

“I wish every international or national corporate would be given a rule to set up companies in rural areas, where they would have to provide hospitals, schools, low-cost housing and free medical care, training, and then employment – but not on agricultural land.”

― Raveena Tandon

“In the olden days, I believe Mozart also improvised on piano, but somehow in the last 200 years, the whole training of Western classical music – they don’t read between the lines, they just read the lines.”

― Ravi Shankar

“Life is about being a versatile athlete and training in all realms of life.”

― Ray Lewis

“Because a football game is just sixty minutes, but I’m training six, seven hours in every day. So, going for sixty minutes becomes easy. More importantly, I think that your muscles mature and can move in all different directions.”

― Ray Lewis

“My gun trainer on the first ‘G.I. Joe’ gave me about a week of commando training, so I got to shoot every single machine gun and hand gun there was.”

― Ray Park

“I am being taken care of by a higher being than myself or my coaches or my training staff.”

― Rebecca Lobo

“After Secretary Clinton announced in January 2010 that Internet freedom would be a major pillar of U.S. foreign policy, the State Department decided to take what Clinton calls a ‘venture capital’ approach to the funding of tools, research, public information projects, and training.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“It was an honor to be invited to visit Real Madrid’s training ground and meet Raul, Ronaldo, Kaka, and all the other footballers that play for such a successful team.”

― Rey Mysterio

“I actually use Randy Orton as an example to my son because he wants to start training in January. My son is a big kid – he’s 6’1″, 205 – and I insist that he must watch and learn from Randy’s style.”

― Rey Mysterio

“Not only do African students deserve excellent universities, they deserve good elementary and secondary schools, too – and then, to have access to ongoing vocational and job training to ensure their skills remain as relevant as possible to African organizations.”

― Richard Attias

“As a young surgeon in training at the University of California San Francisco General Hospital in the early ’80s, my colleagues and I were inundated with an epidemic of young men with fevers, rashes, swollen lymph nodes and eventually death.”

― Richard Carmona

“If you told me back in my Army days that I could have bought the same weapon that I had been using in training, I would not have believed it.”

― Richard Cohen

“I had some training on how to cope with hostage-taking.”

― Richard Engel

“Much of my work in biology has been driven by my early training in chemistry. When studying a new chemical compound, the first and most important thing is to determine its detailed molecular structure.”

― Richard J. Roberts

“But the problem with coaching is that it is a full-time job. By that I mean for at least 40 weeks in a year you have to be with the player, either travelling or training. Right now I don’t want to do that.”

― Richard Krajicek

“The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break.”

― Richard Masur

“The correct statement of the laws of physics involves some very unfamiliar ideas which require advanced mathematics for their description. Therefore, one needs a considerable amount of preparatory training even to learn what the words mean.”

― Richard P. Feynman

“I had no trainers to play, so I went barefoot. Everyone else had trainers. I also remember running 9 km. to training one day with ripped trainers. The sock kept coming out of the shoe, so I’d have to stop and tuck it in.”

― Richarlison

“I love playing this game and every spring training feels like the first.”

― Rickey Henderson

“Weight training keeps you fit and helps build your strength.”

― Rithvik Dhanjani

“Cross fit, callisthenics, and weight training are a regular part of my workout regime. It’s helped me a lot with my stamina, agility, and movement.”

― Rithvik Dhanjani

“I was crazy about martial arts. At the age of three, I started training in karate.”

― Ritika Singh

“I take part in every training session, morning and afternoon, to make sure I’m fit enough.”

― Rivaldo

“At Milan, I’m giving everything I’ve got during training to earn myself a chance. I honestly don’t know why I can’t find space in the team, even on the bench.”

― Rivaldo

“With moderate physical training, you can control anything in your body. You don’t have to be an athlete to do it, and this isn’t just about people with disabilities – it’s about everyone. You just have to have the willpower, the mindset, and the desire to want to better yourself.”

― RJ Mitte

“I certainly enjoy doing pantomime-y things, but I didn’t have any specific training in it.”

― Rob McClure

“I’m not a matchmaker; I don’t run the UFC – I’m a fighter. So I’ll stick to doing what I do best: training and punching people.”

― Robbie Lawler

“Apart from the fact that any hardy exercise conduces much to the training and formation of a soldier, pig-sticking tends to give a man what is called a ‘stalker’s eye,’ but which, par excellence, is the soldier’s eye.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster’s own personal example.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“Trust should be the basis for all our moral training.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“Erudition – that is, reading, writing, and arithmetic – is taught in the schools; but where is the more important quality, character, taught? Nowhere in particular. There is no authorized training for children in character.”

― Robert Baden-Powell

“Petty thievery is a more profitable job than pool hustling, which it resembles, requires far less talent and training, and is equally devoid of promise.”

― Robert Byrne

“When you talk about aiding this country against that country or about fighting terrorism, when you actually take that decision and strip it down, it always comes down to one person in the field giving specialized training to somebody else in the field.”

― Robert D. Kaplan

“But above that, most mature adults can hold their attention on something for 45 minutes, whether they like it or not. But above that requires training.”

― Robert Fripp

“When I was at Cambridge in the early fifties, there was a school nearby for training Army officers in Russian, and some imaginative genius came up with the idea of putting on Russian plays with the students to improve their language skills.”

― Robert Gottlieb

“I was never close to Jerry Falwell because he had his ministry, I had mine. And we came from different theological training and from a different psychological education.”

― Robert H. Schuller

“Confidence comes from discipline and training.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“I know intuitively when the work is right, no training can teach you this, it is simply a matter of feeling.”

― Robert Ryan

“During my undergraduate training at UCLA, I was studying finance and securities; my particular interest was with mutual funds. Wanting to get into a high position at some of the companies that were doing that, I knew that law would be useful.”

― Robert Shapiro

“If there’s going to be an SAT, it’s probably practical to invest in a book or perhaps in a course, but I’m sorry to say, I went to some classes that my kids took and it was clear in school that what they were doing was just SAT training.”

― Robert Sternberg

“It’s definitely a reason I game so much: to forget about the pressures of fighting and the hardships of training and everything.”

― Robert Whittaker

“I started training with Fabricio Itte with my wrestling and high performance; I started spending a lot more time with my head coach Henry Perez and also my grappling coach Alex Prates. Those three are my core team, and they’ve made hugely important changes and skill enhancements with my game.”

― Robert Whittaker

“I never expected to do what I can, but with my coaching staff and my training and coming to terms with my own ability and my own talent and realizing the potential that there is, I’ve decided that I want to make a run for it. I’m training, and I’m fighting for a title.”

― Robert Whittaker

“Moving to middleweight had a massive impact on my training regime and my mental space leading into everyday training. I was training for the fight, not just trying to burn calories and get my weight down. It was a big mental relief there.”

― Robert Whittaker

“My standard training week, there’s a lot of training in there. I have a high-performance coach who manages these spreadsheets of mine, manages my sessions and my loads. It’s a very complicated process, and he puts me through about 22 sessions a week.”

― Robert Whittaker

“When you are training, you are doing what you want to do.”

― Roberto Baggio

“When I was five, I joined a club, ‘Excelsior’, the club of Kralingen, in the first division. I was always training. On a free afternoon, I did individual work with Aad Putters, my youth trainer. Not with the idea growing to be a star, but for fun.”

― Robin Van Persie

“There is no doubt I’m learning new things and progressing with David Moyes. The sessions we have on the training ground are fantastic, and I’m learning a lot from them every day.”

― Robin Van Persie

“I never used to want rehearsals, because I was like, ‘Oh, no. I’m more spontaneous. I’m a natural. I’m a one-take person.’ But that was because I didn’t have any training. I was going off instinct.”

― Robin Wright

“Basic training is horrible. It’s dirty, and it’s ugly. But you learn it’s not just about you. It makes you part of a team, which helps you to survive.”

― Rodney Frelinghuysen

“The Tae-Bo guy has a good body on him. I believe in evolution as far as lifting and training and building muscle. I was doing functional movement before CrossFit was ever a thing. I was playing football, doing platform lifts, all kinds of wacky kettle-bell stuff before kettle bells were kettle bells.”

― Roman Reigns

“I am going to work hard in training and give it my all.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“I give my best every day in training and in games; this is the only way that I know how to play football.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“People want to see you on the pitch. That was why I left Chelsea. I didn’t want to hear people saying, ‘Hey, he’s doing well in training, blah blah blah… ‘ The game is what counts.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“The billions watching and following the Premier League don’t tune in to see you in training. They want to know what you can do in a match.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“I run in the morning, lift weights in the afternoon, basketball training at night, and then lift weights again at night.”

― Romeo Miller

“Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs.”

― Ron D. Burton

“Agents who have left the Secret Service to join other federal law enforcement agencies report that training in firearms and counterterrorism tactics in those agencies in many cases far exceeds the quality of what the Secret Service offered.”

― Ronald Kessler

“I had an injury in my leg, and everybody was talking about that. I decided to cut my hair and leave the small thing there. I come to training, and everybody saw me with bad hair. Everybody was talking about the hair and forgot about the injury. I could stay more calm and relaxed and focused on my training.”

― Ronaldo

“I don’t lift weights at all. Every muscle on my body is for an actual task; there is no muscle that I train for show. If I want to be able to do a certain move or action, I train really hard until I can. And with all of that training comes muscle definition, so it’s really an afterthought.”

― Ronda Rousey

“My supplements are similar to my training – I always commit to being a better version of myself.”

― Ronnie Coleman

“Mostly, I was into powerlifting when I was in high school. And I just continued to train the same way I was taught – to powerlift. Once I started doing bodybuilding, there were no real differences, just different exercises. A different way of training with more repetitions, but it was still the same lifting of very heavy weights to get stronger.”

― Ronnie Coleman

“I’ve never taken vocal lessons. My early trumpet training and a fortunate talent for singing has always been enough for me. In the case of rock singing, I’ve always felt it was better to remain a bit untrained to maintain your individuality.”

― Ronnie James Dio

“Rules governing defecation, hygiene, and pollution exist in every culture at every period in history. It may in fact be the foundation of civilization: What is toilet training if not the first attempt to turn a child into an acceptable member of society?”

― Rose George

“I was lucky enough to get into drama school in London back in 2005, and I was there for three years, and in those three years, we did a lot of theater. A lot of classical training.”

― Rose Leslie

“I was very fortunate to have gone to drama school in London for three years, and that was classical training in the sense that a lot of it was dominated by stage work, so I would love to go back to stage.”

― Rose Leslie

“Because I do so many action-oriented films, I started working with stunt people doing fight training, then I found it to be just great exercise. Also I like to be fit, so I’ve continued on with fight training. Right before I got to do ‘Conan,’ I was fighting off four guys. Its great fun. And strange.”

― Rose McGowan

“I definitely get down on myself. I needed to work on my self-talk. The same way you do footwork drills and cardio training, I had to do self-talk training.”

― Rose Namajunas

“I just focus on getting better every day, putting things right in training and then hopefully what I’m doing right in training I’m doing to show in games as well.”

― Ross Barkley

“I played a lot of games at a young age and I feel like I’m an older player in the side now. I communicate a lot more on the pitch and in the training room now.”

― Ross Barkley

“When you first come back from a long-term injury, you’re just trying to get your body in order and trying to get back into the training and match routine.”

― Ross Barkley

“Now and again there are a few cookies going around the training ground. If we have played a game I can afford to have one.”

― Ross Barkley

“Day-to-day training with world-class players, there is no better feeling than that.”

― Ross Barkley

“Mum used to have my sister to look after, so I had to make my own way to training. I would get a bus to town and another one to Netherton. It would take about an hour.”

― Ross Barkley

“We changed the names of our technical schools to colleges, we expanded the eligibility for HOPE scholarships for technical training, and we added some formula funding.”

― Roy Barnes

“This fan thing doesn’t really have any effect on my career goals. You know, I’ll still be training fighters and haven’t made any career plans yet. Just like I hadn’t made any career plans before I fought Maccarinelli. I’ll see how it goes, see how I feel. I always listen to my body.”

― Roy Jones Jr.

“I didn’t have any real art training, but when I was about twelve nad thirteen, another boy and I went to a sign painter’s house every Friday night and took lessons.”

― Rube Goldberg

“It’s hard to keep training at your best, but I made sure I did for when the time came, or when I did get opportunities like at Palace.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“I realised to keep improving, I needed to play more. It wasn’t easy not getting many chances, but I knew I just had to keep working hard in training and take the opportunities when they came.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“You can only improve so much in training.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“Games and training are completely different.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“Training has always been top level. No matter if it’s at a World Cup or not, training’s been really good and at a high level.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“It’s important for me to work hard and give 100 per cent in training to try to improve.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“I’ve trained with some top players at Chelsea, but sometimes training is not enough.”

― Ruben Loftus-Cheek

“The clarification of visual forms and their organization in integrated patterns as well as the attribution of such forms to suitable objects is one of the most effective training grounds of the young mind.”

― Rudolf Arnheim

“When we have learnt through a period of finely honed training to live in Imaginative Thinking, when we can engage the whole of our being in this Imaginative Thinking, we find that it immerses us in a reality hitherto unknown to us.”

― Rudolf Steiner

“My auditions for drama school were miserable, but one thing I had on my side, although I had no experience or skill or training, was that I wanted to learn everything.”

― Rupert Friend

“Every day I work my guts out in training, every match I play my heart out.”

― Ruud van Nistelrooy

“For resourceful tech founders, finding capital is rarely a problem; making the best use of it is another story. A few years slinging pepperoni pies and chicken wings – on tiny margins and with minimal investment – might not be the worst fiscal training.”

― Ryan Holmes

“Certification programs for social media are blossoming as a response to the demand for more social media training. Both industry professionals and recent graduates are tapping into tactical training programs to help them stay up to date as the industry grows.”

― Ryan Holmes

“Get your work in, do what you need do, and get back up top. I’m a little bit behind the curve as far as not really having a spring training, so you’re trying to get your work in, trying to work on things, and at the same time, you’re also going out there trying to be competitive.”

― Ryan Howard

“I have a lot of endurance and I have a good background right now in my training and it’s time to get ready.”

― Ryan Lochte

“I took my weight training to a new level.”

― Ryan Lochte

“Things are moving pretty quick, and of course, the whole focus is training and getting ready and being able to prepare to be on the world’s stage and hopefully do the United States proud.”

― Ryan Lochte

“No matter what I’m doing, I’m training. I’m training every day and I think that’s something I won’t lose – no matter what I do, no matter what event I’m at, I always find a way to train. It’s just something that I love to do.”

― Ryan Lochte

“We started training a month before the movie started and then by five months in, we were at our peak shape.”

― Ryan Reynolds

“When I’m not training for a movie, it’s more relaxed. I do a lot of running. Usually I’ll run four to six miles about three times a week. You try to eat right, but you don’t always.”

― Ryan Reynolds

“I think the troops deserve the best equipment on the battlefield, the best training, and American armor if they get in trouble.”

― Ryan Zinke

“To be a Navy SEAL, it’s three and a half years training before you’re ever put into harm’s way the first time.”

― Ryan Zinke

“I love my country, and the mental and physical demands of the Navy SEALs was what I had been training for my whole life growing up in Montana.”

― Ryan Zinke

“Our military sons and daughters that are placed in harm’s way deserve the right equipment, the right training, and the right rules of engagement to win decisively on any field of battle.”

― Ryan Zinke

“I’m not interested in on-the-job learning or on-the-job training.”

― Ryne Sandberg

“I have no technical training and am completely uneducated in music.”

― Sade Adu

“I never doubted how I could help the team, and I never stopped working hard every day in training.”

― Sadio Mane

“I knew I was going to be a football player; I just didn’t know how. It was the only thing I was doing, the only thing that I knew. Always training, training, training, training.”

― Sadio Mane

“I want our police officers to have the resources and training they need to investigate hate crime fully, and to ensure we have neighborhood police teams that understand and reflect the communities they serve.”

― Sadiq Khan

“I have my coach, Urijah Faber. He’s watching me do everything pretty much all the time. I’m training or grappling or sparring live. He’s over there making adjustments. He’s really hands on, so that makes a big difference.”

― Sage Northcutt

“I’m a totally different person in training.”

― Sage Northcutt

“I consider my MMA training starting the day I set foot in Urijah Faber’s gym.”

― Sage Northcutt

“I’m training to be the champion. I become the champion of whatever I put my mind to, so I believe I will be the champion. I think the UFC will be able to realize that, and we’ll see what they say.”

― Sage Northcutt

“It takes a couple of years just to get the background and knowledge that you need before you can go into detailed training for your mission.”

― Sally Ride

“We are not a country that subscribes to policing any part of the world. The areas we are comfortable with are capacity building, intelligence sharing, exchange of ships, call on each other’s ports, joint training and exercises.”

― Salman Khurshid

“I need to have proper equipment when I work out, and the Nike Frees are light, comfortable, and great for training. I also usually bring a short-sleeve or long-sleeve compression shirt and a pair of shorts.”

― Sam Bradford

“I need to put the right things in my body before and after I work out, so I end every workout with some sort of protein shake to help me get the most out of my training.”

― Sam Bradford

“It always helps to have a training partner.”

― Sam Hargrave

“I did some martial arts training for ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,’ since the character was an assassin.”

― Sam Rockwell

“My family is heavily involved in the Marines and close-combat training, and I was raised doing Japanese sword training, so I’ve always been of the mentality that you have to be able to defend yourself.”

― Samaire Armstrong

“Flexibility is crucial to my fitness. Incorporating a good warm-up and cool-down into every session decreases my chances of injury. I use both dynamic and static stretching in my training. I’ve starting doing a few yoga sessions which incorporates muscle strength and flexibility.”

― Samantha Stosur

“My workouts include aerobic exercise for a healthy cardiovascular system; strength training to maintain muscle tone and bone density; core strength exercise for a stable mid-section; and stretching to maintain mobility.”

― Samantha Stosur

“Sometimes I do things in training and think, ‘Ah! I need to do that in a game. If I do I will be close to my full potential.’”

― Samir Nasri

“There is definitely a Japanese influence on my style. I spent several years back and forth training over there, training at the New Japan Dojo in Los Angeles and picking up various techniques from wherever I go.”

― Samoa Joe

“When guys are in NXT – not me, but the guys who are signed to developmental deals that are there – they’re setting up the ring. They’re tearing it down. They’re working every day at the PC. And it’s arduous training, man. Those guys go through a lot.”

― Samoa Joe

“Priests are not men of the world; it is not intended that they should be; and a University training is the one best adapted to prevent their becoming so.”

― Samuel Butler

“People who write about spring training not being necessary have never tried to throw a baseball.”

― Sandy Koufax

“I exercise each day for three hours. I don’t get to visit the akhada every day, since I keep travelling, but my training schedule incorporates the exercises that I used to do in the akhada.”

― Sangram Singh

“My training of cold-calling and everyone under the sun telling me no, and my keeping going, was a huge part of the first two years of Spanx.”

― Sara Blakely

“I try and avoid cardio because it makes me lose a lot of weight. Instead, I do resistance training, model fit workouts, and ballet.”

― Sara Sampaio

“Finally my dream came true in that there was a possibility that I could travel to the International Space Station. I’ve gone through the medicals and the training and now I’m officially, by the Russian Space Federation, a cosmonaut in training.”

― Sarah Brightman

“As I’m sure you may know, I’m planning to become a spaceflight participant and have been recently approved to begin my spaceflight training by the Russian space federation having passed the necessary medical and physical tests.”

― Sarah Brightman

“Living in New York and doing a Broadway show is a dream come true. I’ve been training for this ever since I was five years old. Actually doing it and living my dream is incredible.”

― Sarah Charles Lewis

“I moved to London when I was 19 and went to a three-year drama-and-conservatory training. I lived there for almost ten years.”

― Sarah Goldberg

“The theatre training is second to none in Ireland and England. You meet people who haven’t had theatre training – it is harder for people who worked in TV to go into theatre than the other way around.”

― Sarah Greene

“I’m an economist by training. And I know that what works is a permanent increase in buying power.”

― Sarah Steelman

“My training has been going really well these past few days and my goal is to keep it up for the next few weeks and hopefully earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic team.”

― Sasha Cohen

“I’m used to a very busy schedule. Right now it revolves around training and preparing for Nationals in January. I’m usually at the rink from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and then I attend public school for two hours, three times per week.”

― Sasha Cohen

“I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate a lot of off-ice training. I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights with my physical therapist when I’m not on the ice.”

― Sasha Cohen

“Cardio is tough after a day of skating, but with my iPod I can get into the moment and complete the cardio training for the day.”

― Sasha Cohen

“I don’t generally like running. I believe in training by rising gently up and down from the bench.”

― Satchel Paige

“I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended, continuing and perfecting childhood drawing – without the traditional interruption of academic training.”

― Saul Steinberg

“Whenever you’re looking at new ways to get in shape, first you have to decide what you want. Do you want a more muscular look, or do you want to slim down and appear more toned and ripped? I adapt my training and diet with each role I do, depending on the image I want to convey.”

― Scott Adkins

“You get a world-class athlete like Hershel Walker, who was a Heisman trophy winner and did some amazing things, but he had a martial arts background. He did kickboxing. He had a combat sports background. It was just rekindling that training and that martial arts workout ethic. He got back into it and did quite well.”

― Scott Coker

“I have no formal training as a writer at all, not even a single English class in college.”

― Scott Westerfeld

“I have no formal training as a writer at all, not even a single English class in college. However, my adult books are all science fiction, which has some similarities to YA.”

― Scott Westerfeld

“A doable goal for me is to finish a marathon under four hours. I’m doing all the training, but the hardest part is eating right.”

― Sean Astin

“In 1975, no State or Church guidelines existed in the Republic of Ireland to assist those responding to an allegation of abuse against a minor. No training was given to priests, teachers, police officers or others who worked regularly with children about how to respond appropriately should such allegations be made.”

― Sean Brady

“I got into Taekwondo when I was nine, and I started training Muay Thai and Brazilian Jujitsu later in life.”

― Sean Patrick Flanery

“I started daily training at the age of 14. When I was 16 years old, I was running twice a day.”

― Sebastian Coe

“I went to Afghanistan in ’96 to write about terrorist training camps south of Jalalabad and Tora Bora, in the mountains. I was there right before the Taliban took over, literally a few weeks before they took Kabul. The frontline wasn’t terribly active, but it was definitely there. And they swept into power.”

― Sebastian Junger

“I decided to start a medical training program for freelancers, only freelancers. They’re the ones who are doing most of the combat reporting. They’re taking most of the risks. They’re absorbing most of the casualties. And they’re the most underserved and under-resourced of everyone in the entire news business.”

― Sebastian Junger

“We hope that through these trade arrangements, through collaboration in training, in manpower development, and what have you, ASEAN in, say, ten years’ time, will be a very different ASEAN.”

― Sellapan Ramanathan

“We provide transit facilities, we cooperate in equipping the Afghan army and security forces with arms and helicopters, we cooperate in training officers for law enforcement agencies.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“When I joined the Marines, I went to Quantico for training. One of the first things I learned is that you can drop out of a run, a couple runs. You can fail the test or a couple tests in a row, and they’d give you a second try. But if you lied about anything, you were gone that afternoon. That’s how important integrity is in the military.”

― Seth Moulton

“It shouldn’t be easier for a company to get a tax break on buying another robot than training their employees to gain new skills for the modern economy.”

― Seth Moulton

“If you think you’re in shape, try boxing. You’ll discover that you are not. It’s the most physically challenging thing I’ve ever attempted, but I love it and I want to keep up some of the training.”

― Seth Numrich

“Over the course of three years or so, I’ve been able to create a nice little Rolodex of CrossFit gyms. I’ve ingratiated myself to the community, and that allows for a much more accessible training session as far as privacy is concerned.”

― Seth Rollins

“Before I discovered CrossFit, I was really just doing regular bodybuilding, didn’t understand athletic training and movements. I didn’t even know how to squat, necessarily.”

― Seth Rollins

“If you’re playing, or not playing, training is always good to keep you young.”

― Shahid Afridi

“Every day, I do training. Sometimes at midnight I train, sometimes 4:30 in the morning as well.”

― Shahid Afridi

“I believe the term ‘head coach’ has been misunderstood, though not by Slavisa nor nearly every one of the other candidates we interviewed. Slavisa avidly embraces the concept of head coach, which is to be on the pitch, training, organising, planning, and everything that comes in preparing for and leading the Club on match day.”

― Shahid Khan

“Musicals are not something I have had vigorous training in. But it’s definitely something that I want to do. I don’t like to be afraid of anything. I don’t want to feel like there’s something that I can’t do.”

― Shalita Grant

“When I was young, it was fun being in the locker room and shagging balls in the outfield in spring training. But I couldn’t keep my attention on the games for more than 30 minutes. I would sit there with my Game Boy the whole game.”

― Shane Larkin

“Bringing exercise bands, ankle weights, and a jump rope is a great way to work out while you’re traveling. You can find amazing workout videos online to help with your training.”

― Shanina Shaik

“My father talked about training as being more about the human spirit than just about your muscles.”

― Shannon Lee

“We can have skills training in mindfulness so that we are using our attention to perceive something in the present moment. This perception is not so latent by fears or projections into the future, or old habits, and then I can actually stir loving-kindness or compassion in skills training too, which can be sort of provocative, I found.”

― Sharon Salzberg

“Skateboarding is training, but I don’t think of it as training. It’s fun.”

― Shaun White

“My knee is almost back to normal. I am back in training.”

― Shawn Johnson

“Of course, when you’re training your whole life to get to the Olympics, you train for gold.”

― Shawn Johnson

“My coach, Liang Chow, had one rule while I was training for the 2008 Olympics: no skiing. I could do anything I wanted outside the gym, he said, except ski.”

― Shawn Johnson

“I’m doing four hours of gymnastics training a day, six days a week and then an extra two to three hours in a fitness center as well.”

― Shawn Johnson

“Every year I just kept going back to gymnastics, but I didn’t start out training 10 hours a day. When I turned 10 or 11, I got more serious and I focused a lot on making it to the elite level, and from there I just kept going.”

― Shawn Johnson

“It’s been strange and weird watching the other girls at the U.S. Olympic trials just because I was training to be out there myself.”

― Shawn Johnson

“Training with Billy Robinson is just like any martial artist who would go to the old master of the art. He’s so knowledgeable.”

― Shayna Baszler

“I did some really heavy, intensive clinics with Billy Robinson. Anyone that knows anything about Billy, he was a mean old dude! I survived training with him and Josh Barnett, right in the same vein, my head coach for, like, 12 years.”

― Shayna Baszler

“I think seeing me cross over to pro wrestling and having fun – I get up in the morning, and I’m not a morning person. My alarm goes off, and I’m back out and training again.”

― Shayna Baszler

“It’s not like I’m training every day by doing an avalanche suplex off the top turnbuckle.”

― Shayna Baszler

“I was running track early in my years and I was breaking track records in sprint running. I was training and I wanted to be in the Olympics. I thought I was going to be able to win a gold medal, and my mind was pretty much set on ‘this is what I want to do’.”

― Sheila E.

“The training of the schools should be extended to the heart as well as the mind and hand.”

― Sheldon Jackson

“For me, I try not to think about it too much, because you find that if you think about it too much, then you start to panic at every little thing that goes on in training.”

― Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

“Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter.”

― Shemar Moore

“To become comfortable with uncertainty is one of the primary goals in the training of a physician.”

― Sherwin B. Nuland

“Medical judgment can be taught – laboriously, in long periods of training – but it cannot be neatly handed over as the occasion demands it. It is the irreplaceable and untransferable contribution that the healer makes to the suffering individual who would be healed.”

― Sherwin B. Nuland

“I hated golf when we first started, but a big part of the training process was falling in love with this sport, so I went on tour with the UCLA Team.”

― Shia LaBeouf

“Engineering is about finding solutions with a commitment to ongoing refinement. That’s what engineering training teaches you.”

― Shiva Ayyadurai

“I’m a documentary filmmaker by training. You got to start with the real people and the real place.”

― Simon Beaufoy

“In Washington, success is just a training course for failure.”

― Simon Hoggart

“What we now call school training, the pursuit of fixed studies at stated hours under the constant guidance of a teacher, I could scarcely be said to have enjoyed.”

― Simon Newcomb

“I don’t really think about the degree of difficulty or the possibility of making a mistake. I just try to relax and let my preparation and training take over.”

― Simone Biles

“For me to compete at the highest level, training and living a healthy lifestyle is an everyday focus for me, and I’m excited to be a part of the Everyday Awesome team!”

― Simone Biles

“I train Monday through Saturday. I usually have fitness training for 90 minutes, then I’m on the tennis court for 3 to 4 hours.”

― Sloane Stephens

“It has to be a very specific role for me because of my accent. I can’t complain; I’ve been working since I got to LA. But it is hard. I have no training as an actress so I try whatever I do like school, because I’m learning.”

― Sofia Vergara

“When I was at Hamburg, 17 or 18, Ruud van Nistelrooy signed, and he helped me a lot. He saw my first training session, and he talked to me. He told me I was a good player. He gave me confidence, and I want to thank him for that.”

― Son Heung-min

“I have stage combat training from college, which is drastically different than fighting for the screen, but I do enjoy that kind of stuff.”

― Sonequa Martin-Green

“You can’t go to college and develop into an Olympics champion. It takes too much time, too much training.”

― Sonja Henie

“I rock up to training, and Folkesy, Steve Folkes – someone that, to be honest, has never paid any interest in my personal life – he comes up to me and starts saying, ‘You’re not turning Muslim are you?’”

― Sonny Bill Williams

“Beforehand you think, ‘Oh, changing nappies – I’m going to be up; I need to get sleep for training.’ But when it happens, when you’re there, as soon as you hear a wiggle or a cough or something, you’re up straight away. It doesn’t bother you.”

― Sonny Bill Williams

“Being a young Kiwi lad, a young Polynesian boy, I was pretty close to my family. But when I moved to Sydney, I went from training twice a week, playing touch footy with my mates, to working full-time as a labourer and training professionally.”

― Sonny Bill Williams

“I had classical training at London’s Royal Ballet School, and my first job was with the Semperoper Dresden ballet company in Germany.”

― Sonoya Mizuno

“Even prior to WWE, when I was bartending and training MMA, I always had a sense of fulfillment because although not my dream job, I took pride in being the best bartender I could be.”

― Sonya Deville

“Acting has been a passion of mine since I was young, I took acting classes through most of high school and years following while training MMA.”

― Sonya Deville

“When I started training, I just started running every day, which you shouldn’t do. I learned that lesson the hard way by getting a stress fracture.”

― Sophia Bush

“I’m the man who sits behind a table and tells true stories from his life. I’m also an actor. I was trained as an actor at Emerson College, and I use that training to play myself.”

― Spalding Gray

“I believe all of my talents come from the Lord. All of my talents are God-given – that’s how I was able to write music without any professional musical training.”

― Stan Freberg

“Patients reported that their psychedelic sessions were an invaluable experiential training for dying.”

― Stanislav Grof

“As combat infantrymen and special operators, we received thousands of hours of firearms training.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“Being a Christian has not and does not come naturally or easy for me. I take that to be a good thing because I am sure that to be a Christian requires training that lasts a lifetime.”

― Stanley Hauerwas

“I think that what’s happening is that girls are enjoying playing. It’s a lot more acceptable, and now we have a Women’s Super League with hugely dedicated female role models – really committed players who people can see are dedicated and training as hard if not harder than any male players – that’s all progressing the sport.”

― Steph Houghton

“When you’re training every day, recovery is so important. I find that foam rolling helps me to make sure I don’t get tight anywhere so that I keep mobilised and keep on top of things.”

― Steph Houghton

“It is important to have down time between training and matches.”

― Steph Houghton

“Preparing youth for employment requires training that is demand-driven to meet the needs of companies and ensure that young people are taught marketable skills.”

― Stephen A. Schwarzman

“I think there have to be Bachs and Beethovens. We may have – there are so many more people. Musical training is available to so many more, but it may be that we’ve hit a right wall in terms of accessible styles and since we demand innovation as a criterion of genius, there may not be more innovative styles to be found.”

― Stephen Jay Gould

“The capture, taming, training and keeping of eagles is highly ritualized. Most of the birds, which have a life span of about 40 years, are caught when very young – either snatched from a nest or trapped in a baited net.”

― Stephen Kinzer

“I’ve been into weight training for many, many years and you add to that a good dose of cardio, don’t overindulge, and you can do all right.”

― Stephen Lang

“I tested in the top percentile for IQ, but I couldn’t tie my shoes or really ride a bike without training wheels until I was almost 7.”

― Stephen Rodrick

“Being in a Marvel film is the pinnacle of secrecy training.”

― Sterling K. Brown

“My real training as an actor was when I started doing theatre.”

― Steve Buscemi

“I never did improv professionally, but that was certainly in my training as an actor. I like it.”

― Steve Buscemi

“I approach spring training the same way every year.”

― Steve Clevenger

“I use a lot of balance training and functional training. Basically it’s where you add an element of instability to a regular exercise. So whether it’s on the physioball or the Bosu ball or just balancing on one leg, I try to incorporate an instable plane and/or movement to the exercise, so the body’s doing two or more movements.”

― Steve Nash

“On its surface, the HBO documentary series ‘Hard Knocks,’ about the New York Jets’ training camp, resembles another HBO series, ‘The Sopranos.’ Both star the stout patriarch of a New Jersey ‘family’ preoccupied with food, intimidation, and florid profanity.”

― Steve Rushin

“All musicians practice ear training constantly, whether or not they are cognizant of it. If, when listening to a piece of music, a musician is envisioning how to play it or is trying to play along, that musician is using his or her ‘ear’ – the understanding and recognition of musical elements – for guidance.”

― Steve Vai

“Nursing demands vigilance about people. The sights and smells that a patient offers, their movements and their offhand comments all contribute crucial information to understanding what they need. Training and experience heighten one’s ability to see what needs to be seen.”

― Steven Amsterdam

“I think training in comedy, as it were, a history writing comedy, is a powerful tool for anyone.”

― Steven Moffat

“I do my days at the station and then get my training in.”

― Stipe Miocic

“To be the best, you need to spend hours and hours and hours running, hitting the speed bag, lifting weights and focusing on training.”

― Sugar Ray Leonard

“To be the best, you need to spend hours and hours and hours running, hitting the speed bag, lifting weights and just focusing on training.”

― Sugar Ray Leonard

“When I’m not in training. I’ll walk around the streets at 153, but it’s not solid; it’s my socializing weight.”

― Sugar Ray Leonard

“When I stopped doing ballet, I started training in the pool. I would do my barre exercises in the water, because that prevents injuries.”

― Summer Glau

“When I was training for the Olympics, I didn’t eat the way I should have. I missed out on much-needed protein and opted for every easy carb.”

― Summer Sanders

“Being a pro athlete doesn’t mean you treat your body right, even though it’s so important to what you do. Being a runner and training for important races has taught me more about how to fuel than swimming ever did. I realize it’s a process and part of the commitment.”

― Summer Sanders

“We are training as hard as all athletes in other countries.”

― Sun Yang

“I love working out at the gym, especially weight training. Therefore, my personal de-stress mantra is exercising.”

― Sunidhi Chauhan

“A lot of young policemen have told me that they saw ‘Singam’ and joined the police force because of that. Some tell me they saw the training process and want to be a cop like that.”

― Suriya

“We need to do teacher training to educate them about what temperament means. Shyness is painful and you want to help a child with shyness – but the underlying temperament of being a careful, sensitive person is to be honoured, valued and respected.”

― Susan Cain

“I finally overcame my phobia, and now I approach flying with a sort of studied boredom – a learned habit, thanks to my learn-to-fly-calmly training – but like all former flying phobics, I retain a weird and feverish fascination with aviation news, especially bad news.”

― Susan Orlean

“The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men.”

― Susanna Moodie

“I started dancing when I was four years old and then was in class until I was about 20 years old or so, and then primarily was dancing just in shows that I was doing, but not really studying and training.”

― Sutton Foster

“So I’m studying ballet every day and really training so people will see me as a ballet dancer, which no one’s seen before.”

― Sutton Foster

“You have to really want to be a Navy SEAL. The passion you need to endure the rigors of training, to become the best of the best… It’s admirable.”

― Suzanne Brockmann

“From middle age on, there’s nothing more vital to your health and weight control than building lean muscle mass, and the only way that happens is with weight training and exercise.”

― Suzanne Somers

“Do as many gigs as the good Lord sends. That’s the only true training.”

― Suzi Quatro

“Job training empowers people to realize their dreams and improve their lives.”

― Sylvia Mathews Burwell

“I had never a thought of training to be a ballerina. I was a normal child. I never dreamed of the tutu.”

― Sylvie Guillem

“The people that really were important, that mattered, had a great foundation. I had no training. I had to learn while doing, and it was really difficult.”

― Tab Hunter

“Because of my medical and ideological training, I am accustomed to saying that life is adaptation and symbiosis.”

― Tabare Vazquez

“Opening new stores outside of Japan is important, but training our employees is even more important.”

― Tadashi Yanai

“I basically go to the gym three times a week to do weight training for one or two hours.”

― Takeru Kobayashi

“I am used to training 10 to 12 sessions a week, so I have the physical and mental endurance that comes with being an athlete.”

― Tanc Sade

“I think the reason Buddhism and Western psychology are so compatible is that Western psychology helps to identify the stories and the patterns in our personal lives, but what Buddhist awareness training does is it actually allows the person to develop skills to stay in what’s going on.”

― Tara Brach

“When I’m not training day in and day out I love to go out and dance, even though it is potentially in my contract that I’m not allowed to do that.”

― Taylor Phinney

“I studied philosophy, religious studies, and English. My training was writing four full-length novels and hiring an editor to tear them apart. I had enough money to do that, and then rewriting and rewriting and rewriting.”

― Ted Dekker

“I started playing around with GoPros on my own to get some cool footage. But it’s actually become a big training tool for my team and me.”

― Ted Ligety

“If history, philosophy and so on vanish from academic life, what they leave in their wake may be a technical training facility or corporate research institute. But it will not be a university in the classical sense of the term, and it would be deceptive to call it one.”

― Terry Eagleton

“I think what medical training does is it gives you the language, the tools to look up facts. I think medical training gives you a sense of how to approach a problem, how to look at symptoms and go down the list of what it might be.”

― Tess Gerritsen

“Tasha Steelz, I’ve watched a few of her training videos, and she is super athletic.”

― Tessa Blanchard

“In my junior year of high school, I went to a boarding school for the arts: a school called the Governor’s School for The Arts and Humanities. It was basically a mini-Juilliard – an intense training conservatory for the arts.”

― Teyonah Parris

“After intensive body building for eight years, I went to the U.S. for training. There, I learnt the art of wrestling. Later, I went to Japan and joined a wrestling group.”

― The Great Khali

“India has plenty of talent. If they are imparted with proper training, the country will surely produce scores of wrestlers, better than me. I want more and more Indians to participate in the game.”

― The Great Khali

“Great customer service does not come by chance. It is the result of training and ensuring there are enough assistants to serve the customers.”

― Theo Paphitis

“I change my training probably every two months. The only thing that stays consistent is that I’ve become a pretty psychotic runner.”

― Theo Rossi

“I remember my first Arsenal training session and Sol Campbell going straight through me. I had a bit of a bruise, but I got straight back up and carried on. I didn’t want to show them that it hurt.”

― Theo Walcott

“I tend to wear the moulds in training, but I’ll always wear studs in games, as I feel like I get more grip.”

― Theo Walcott

“The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand.”

― Thomas Huxley

“Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?”

― Thomas J. Watson

“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.”

― Thomas Jane

“I have no formal culinary training, right.”

― Thomas Keller

“I have to work hard and give my all in games and training sessions.”

― Thomas Muller

“As a striker, you always try to convert your chances, give everything when training.”

― Thomas Muller

“I trained in psychiatry in the 1970s, and much of our training was about what was then psychoanalytic theory, with a little bit of theory from Jungian psychology and a few other places.”

― Thomas R. Insel

“Ousmane is an incredible player. He’s really talented. I could watch his amazing skills in every training session. He’s also a great human being. He’s a little crazy. He’s a really nice boy but a little crazy.”

― Thomas Tuchel

“But that in and of itself this past year was not a factor in what I did for the national team every time I stepped out there, or in training, or when I stepped out there in the WUSA.”

― Tiffeny Milbrett

“I’m anti-social, and I don’t have too many friends. I’m in my own world doing my own things – training in martial arts, dancing, or watching a Michael Jackson video.”

― Tiger Shroff

“After my 12th standard, I started preparing for the film industry. I’ve had no formal acting training.”

― Tiger Shroff

“We’ve got teams and other countries have teams. Right now, we are going to their countries; we’re finding the best athletes; we’re bringing them to our team. We’re training them, we’re making them awesome, and sending them back to beat us. We’ve got to stop that.”

― Tim Griffin

“My life is training.”

― Tim Howard

“I love to deadlift, and it’s a huge part of my training because it works every muscle in the body.”

― Tim Kennedy

“I’m very disciplined in the approach I take for my training.”

― Tim Kennedy

“There’s always someone out there training for your spot. For my scholarship at the University of Florida, for my job with the Denver Broncos, for my position with the New York Jets. And that’s the reason to get up earlier or stay up later.”

― Tim Tebow

“I always love training at crazy times – it’s an edge I’m creating over everyone else.”

― Tim Tebow

“I train about six days a week. I’m training at the same intensity as I did when I was playing football. I’ve done it for my entire life, and I love it.”

― Tim Tebow

“Put in the work in every day, put in the work in training, and it will show on the field.”

― Timothy Weah

“No one has put in harder training to become a royal bride than the glossy-haired Kate Middleton.”

― Tina Brown

“Back when the UFC first started, I wanted to see what MMA was all about; at the time, I was training with Tank Abbott, and so I went to see him fight. While at the fight, I saw this guy fighting that I just crushed in high school wrestling, and I thought, ‘Hey, I’m a street fighter, and I have a wrestling background,’ so I gave it a shot.”

― Tito Ortiz

“The biggest danger is that actors become entirely too dependent on the idea of training. They think that if they continue to train and train and train, it’s going to make them better.”

― Titus Welliver

“We have a training period; we have certain guidelines and structure. You can’t hire talented people and stifle them. That’s not the way it works anymore.”

― Todd English

“Rough Riders took 13 weeks to shoot, plus a week of training. The same guy trained us trained the cast in Platoon. Except, instead of radios, we used bugles to signal.”

― Tom Berenger

“We had training camp for a week, and we used the actual military drills of that period. We didn’t have to work out much after hours, because going up and down hills all day was a good workout in itself.”

― Tom Berenger

“I firmly believe that sleep and recovery are critical aspects of an effective and holistic training program.”

― Tom Brady

“Today, few terrorist organizations still employ the ‘al-Qaeda model’ in which individuals travel to terrorist training camps overseas and then are deployed to the West to inflict atrocities.”

― Tom Cotton

“Training hasn’t been consistent for the last week or so which was a bit annoying, but going into the competition I just had to get myself into the right mind frame.”

― Tom Daley

“I think theater is a great training ground; I think it’s a great opportunity to play.”

― Tom Irwin

“The world of cheerleading is incredibly demanding, incredibly physical, and it has a lot of risk. The way people fly through the air is so thrilling to watch, but it takes hours and hours of practice and training.”

― Tom Kitt

“To realize President Obama’s vision of opportunity for all, it’s all about making the right match. The way we do that is through job-driven training – connecting ready-to-work Americans with ready to be-filled jobs. It helps more people secure a foothold in the middle class and helps businesses to profit and grow.”

― Tom Perez

“Companies are recognizing that paid leave reduces training and turnover costs, that it’s a formula for recruiting and retaining good workers.”

― Tom Perez

“When you cut investments in worker training, you’re cutting investments in the middle class.”

― Tom Perez

“The training of a journalist, of working with words for thousands of hours, is extraordinarily useful for a fiction writer.”

― Tom Rachman

“One of the nice things about indoor training is you can make holds that are better on your skin, so you can train more before your fingers wear out. You can get stronger faster climbing inside.”

― Tommy Caldwell

“With my style, training is very rigorous. You’re toe-to-toe, getting beat on six days a week for five or six weeks leading to a fight. There’s no fun, no glamour.”

― Tommy Morrison

“When I was 19, my heart wasn’t in it. I hated training.”

― Tommy Morrison

“When I’m training, I don’t think about anything else.”

― Tony Bellew

“What people have to realise is that it’s not the fights that are really hard; it is the training camps. It’s living away from home for 12 weeks. It’s sparring with guys who are told they will get £1,000 cash if they can drop me.”

― Tony Bellew

“For many years, I’ve always been attached to what they call the Great American Songbook, and Kern was a great leader of that because he had the classical training of Europe. He impressed all the greatest composers, like Cole Porter and Gershwin. They couldn’t believe he was writing the songs he was writing.”

― Tony Bennett

“I was training in Gleason’s Gym on 30th and 8th Avenue, where it was the Mecca of boxing, and a guy walked in who couldn’t rub two quarters together and said, ‘Did you ever think of being on TV?’ And somehow I ended up in ‘Taxi,’ which is the craziest thing of all.”

― Tony Danza

“I went to parochial grammar school, and I give thanks to the Catholic training because of course, they brought me to the heart of Jesus.”

― Tony Orlando

“I really loved when I started doing ’70s Show,’ though I had never acted before, so it was a great training ground being on a sitcom.”

― Topher Grace

“Do you need to train two hours a day? Probably not. The reason why my celebrity clients have to train two hours a day is because their endurance level is so strong. For Madonna to get results and keep results, it’s like a professional athlete training – she has to push harder.”

― Tracy Anderson

“I’d been doing circuit training and Pilates for years, but I was not consistent with food. I’m not a disciplined person. I was indulging all the time.”

― Trisha Yearwood

“I used to hurt myself by training all the time.”

― Troy Dumais

“After a training camp workout, my body is eager to replace nutrients and energy that are lost during the workout. It’s best to have a quick bite about 30 minutes after practice. I like to have yogurt and granola, the combination of carbs and protein helps me recover after a long and tiring workout.”

― Troy Polamalu

“Football is pretty much played 16 times a year, where training is kind of a year-round thing.”

― Troy Polamalu

“I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand.”

― Twyla Tharp

“It can be a grind, training and fighting and waiting for your chance. But when that opportunity presents itself, you have to be ready because you never know if or when you’ll get another shot.”

― Tyron Woodley

“One of the things I like most about Roufusport is, really, the culture. A lot of times, you’re training in fight camps and running and hitting mitts and sparring. Those things get old kind of quick. I like the fact that they allow fun into the room.”

― Tyron Woodley

“Training’s training; boxing’s boxing. Everyone does the same kind of stuff: they spar, they train, they do whatever they do to prepare for fights.”

― Tyson Fury

“I’m really excited about my future plans, as I’m doing things differently and currently training like a Trojan in pursuit of becoming heavyweight champion of the world.”

― Tyson Fury

“It’s all about training smart.”

― Tyson Gay

“It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training.”

― Ulysses S. Grant

“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.”

― Umberto Guidoni

“I was the coach in Valencia, and this was when Pochettino was finishing his playing career. And we met in Valencia watching the Chile training sessions. And a few months later, he took over as coach of Espanyol.”

― Unai Emery

“I’m going to stay training every day. I’m going to stay sharp, because that’s what I love to do.”

― Urijah Faber

“Training is a lifestyle for me, so I’m always in good shape.”

― Urijah Faber

“I do a healthy blend of mixed martial arts, dancing, functional training, and swimming. These exercises give me ample strength, endurance, flexibility, and stamina.”

― Urvashi Rautela

“My coach has taught me since 5 years old, and he stresses not just the quality of training but the mental part. Technique and the mental game have to mesh, balance.”

― Valentina Shevchenko

“When I was 12 there was a big shift in mindset and I realised that if I want to get something out of it then I need to work hard and focus all my energy just for this sport and that’s when I started training and taking things more seriously. I became a lot more self-critical and analysed the driving more and more, and that was when I was 12.”

― Valtteri Bottas

“That was a huge part of my training, doing improv in Chicago.”

― Vanessa Bayer

“I was a screenwriting and studio art major in college, so even though I don’t have any training as a floral designer, I have a very particular visual aesthetic.”

― Vanessa Diffenbaugh

“I’ve decided to make my main priority for the next two years not playing the violin, but training for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.”

― Vanessa Mae

“Actually, I have never been a great fan of martial arts competitions. Not even when I was training martial arts myself.”

― Varg Vikernes

“I have trained, but not really that much professionally. But ‘ABCD2’ has been the biggest training ground. I’ve been exposed to and learnt so many dance forms through this film.”

― Varun Dhawan

“And since my father started training me, he always explained to me how important footwork is and how strong your legs have to be.”

― Vasyl Lomachenko

“In the sports arena I would say there is nothing like training and preparation. You have to train your mind as much as your body.”

― Venus Williams

“I spent my whole life playing sports and training and pushing myself to the limits.”

― Venus Williams

“I got to the big leagues when I was 20. I thought I had it all figured out. Went to spring training that next year and started off well, got sent down, and I pouted pretty much all of 2000. And it wasn’t the right way to handle it.”

― Vernon Wells

“The enhanced features of our ad products would require sufficient understanding from our sales force, advertisers, and agencies. To facilitate this, we have held multiple training sessions internally and road show events externally.”

― Victor Koo

“My swim coach was very tough on me, and I respond well to that training… being pushed to my limit.”

― Victoria Arlen

“I’ve never understood why the knowledge training and rigorous testing of London cabbies isn’t rolled out all over the U.K.”

― Victoria Coren Mitchell

“I’ve been taught by some of the best strength and conditioning coaches in the country, and I’ve learnt that technique for weight training and cycling is very much more strength and less conditioning.”

― Victoria Pendleton

“I love it and really, really enjoy weight training. I love free weights. I find it really rewarding.”

― Victoria Pendleton

“Oddly enough you’d think, now that I wasn’t training professionally, I’d be able to enjoy a lie-in at the weekend, but I actually slept more when I was competing because I was so tired.”

― Victoria Pendleton

“I was always under the impression that acting is an innate gift. One of the first things I heard them say at Koothu-P-Pattarai was that actors should realise the art of acting through their training.”

― Vijay Sethupathi

“I’m now comfortable bowling long spells. Strength training has brought the pace up.”

― Vijay Shankar

“Most athletes are media shy. They keep to themselves and to their training. I’m not saying it is absolutely necessary for them to come out and face the cameras with confidence, but if they do, it will only help them. They will find themselves closer to their fans and will also get their word across more effectively.”

― Vijender Singh

“For wide swaths of training and education there are valuable spillovers which mean that the private sector needs support from the government. That is why I have been so determined to protect and grow apprenticeships and put higher education on a sustainable footing.”

― Vince Cable

“I have a physical background. It’s not like I’m a kung fu master, but my real training was dance school, and through that, I move to this thing called Capruera that I used in ‘Ocean’s 12.’ I can pretend that I can do a lot of things, but then, I don’t really master anything.”

― Vincent Cassel

“I remember having a discussion at some stage and saying a coffee machine would do well in the training ground. Everyone was like, ‘No, in England, we drink tea.’ I was like, ‘OK, I was just saying that I think coffee works as well.’ Next thing you know, after the international break, we had this massive coffee machine come in from Nespresso.”

― Vincent Kompany

“I just enjoy training. I enjoy being there, enjoy coming into games and training sessions where I can feel that I’m as good or better than the players I have to play against or with.”

― Vincent Kompany

“The training at Juilliard School is classical training, and it really makes one very versatile.”

― Ving Rhames

“I had some proper training, but that was only on snare drum. Learning all the techniques in marching bands and realizing how important it is to play tight set a standard for me for when I did get into a band.”

― Vinnie Paul

“Never at any point did I feel like missing a training session. I was very keen on improving as a cricketer and as an international player.”

― Virat Kohli

“It’s important, according to me, to train in small doses so as to not lose the joy of playing chess. I personally think too many coaching and training classes may take away a child’s interest in the game itself. The essential thing to do is practise often and, in case of a doubt, to consult a trainer.”

― Viswanathan Anand

“I’ll focus on my training, no matter who I fight.”

― Vitor Belfort

“My body is not the same anymore for training. It’s too much pain. I did more than 14 surgeries. I left everything in the Octagon.”

― Vitor Belfort

“Training for five-round fights is too much for the body.”

― Vitor Belfort

“I’m training like an animal. Nobody trains harder than me.”

― Vitor Belfort

“Training is very tiring.”

― Vitor Belfort

“Training is what sacrifices. I see that in my body.”

― Vitor Belfort

“Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That’s why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.”

― Vivien Leigh

“Comedy is much more difficult than tragedy-and a much better training, I think. It’s much easier to make people cry than to make them laugh.”

― Vivien Leigh

“I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value.”

― Vivien Leigh

“I think I’m good at training dogs, but none of my dogs agree with me on that.”

― W. Bruce Cameron

“A system of education is not one thing, nor does it have a single definite object, nor is it a mere matter of schools. Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.”

― W. E. B. Du Bois

“Education is that whole system of human training within and without the school house walls, which molds and develops men.”

― W. E. B. Du Bois

“All men cannot go to college, but some men must; every isolated group or nation must have its yeast, must have, for the talented few, centers of training where men are not so mystified and befuddled by the hard and necessary toil of earning a living as to have no aims higher than their bellies and no God greater than Gold.”

― W. E. B. Du Bois

“I am an earnest advocate of manual training and trade teaching for black boys, and for white boys, too.”

― W. E. B. Du Bois

“By the 2010s, almost everybody in the developed world, it seemed, had a powerful digital device that took little or no special skills or training to use.”

― Walt Mossberg

“Many activities and team play participation will give you a training that will prove invaluable later on in life.”

― Walter Annenberg

“As software engineers trained to turn ambiguity into absolutes and fuzzy requirements into ones and zeros, we had a ‘eureka’ moment when we realized that our training had broader, real-world applications.”

― Walter O’Brien

“I developed my training routine going into my senior year at Jackson State. I found this sandbank by the Pearl River near my hometown, Columbia, Miss. I laid out a course of 65 yards or so. Sixty-five yards on sand is like 120 on turf, but running on sand helps you make your cuts at full speed.”

― Walter Payton

“I have had shoulder injuries in the past, but usually it’s from training.”

― Warren Cuccurullo

“I’m a product of good nutrition, cutting edge supplementation and hard training, and I’m an old guy.”

― Warren Cuccurullo

“It’s easy to get four days a week of training in and I don’t spend more than 55-60 minutes in the gym.”

― Warren Cuccurullo

“You can hit your legs really hard, you can get very, very sore from training and I love that, but, the one I’d feel most on stage is legs. But, the thing that happens is once the adrenalin kicks in, that’s the trigger.”

― Warren Cuccurullo

“The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges.”

― Wayne Allard

“Theatre sports is the best improv training period.”

― Wayne Brady

“To wash dishes is not the same as a guy running a numerically-controlled machine. That guy running a numerically-controlled machine is going to get a higher level of pay because his training is higher, and he should get a higher level of pay.”

― Wayne Rogers

“I’ll keep doing my training and I’m sure the goals will come.”

― Wayne Rooney

“Some players don’t like training and I’ve seen some players who aren’t bothered if they play or not. But I want to play every game. Sometimes you have to rest in certain games, but I want to play in every game.”

― Wayne Rooney

“I’ve trained all my life. I’ve always been one who enjoys training so it’s not something that I think I can just stop doing. It might not be as regular but I want to keep training.”

― Wayne Rooney

“I train as hard as I can every time I train and I do extra training every day and I’ve done that since I was a young boy.”

― Wayne Rooney

“Technology is a nerdy field. That’s why I called myself a ‘geek.’ It requires a lot of training and encouragement at a very young age.”

― Weili Dai

“I tell people all the time: get some training and become a student of your craft.”

― Wendell Pierce

“It’s possible to train great people, but a person with great training who doesn’t have certain characteristics is only going to go so far.”

― Wendy Kopp

“I worked with the same trainer that worked with Denzel Washington in THe Hurricane. It was three months of training, five days a week, 4 to 5 hours a day. This was followed by a month of choreography.”

― Wentworth Miller

“Basically, I really like to train. That’s what keeps me busy during the offseason – just training and getting my body right and getting ready for the next year.”

― Wes Welker

“We have a priest at Inter Milan and a chapel at the training ground. That is where I was baptised and confirmed into the church.”

― Wesley Sneijder

“I lost confidence, and since then, I can’t find my rhythm. I am training phenomenally and will continue trying.”

― Wesley Sneijder

“I kept track of everything Mourinho did, from his training methods to his tactical analysis – I have it all stored on my computer. I want to be a manager like him in the future.”

― Wesley Sneijder

“There are so few guys who do action and do it well. Even fewer who are African-American. Even fewer who have classical-theater training. So a cat like me coming in, I’m bringing all of that to an action movie.”

― Wesley Snipes

“Most chief executives rise to that position by being good operating managers. Few have extensive experience or training with capital allocation. What CEO wants to return excess cash to shareholders when it could be used to expand his or her empire?”

― Whitney Tilson

“At the secret CIA training facility called ‘The Farm,’ aspiring case-officers learn how to recruit spies and steal secrets. As a former CIA officer, this is where I was taught that in order to successfully recruit an asset, I must first understand what would motivate an individual to cooperate with the CIA in the first place.”

― Will Hurd

“That tertiary education is under a sustained assault by a political and – it often seems – social consensus that equates all education with training for increased productivity, only makes academe a still more promising environment for a contrarian.”

― Will Self

“I have always said that the best training to be a TV newsman or anybody on television is to do a children’s show because you are oblivious to the fact that there is a camera there.”

― Willard Scott

“’Ouch’ is not independent of social training. One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word.”

― Willard Van Orman Quine

“Basic SEAL training is six months of long, torturous runs in the soft sand, midnight swims in the cold water off San Diego, obstacles courses, unending calisthenics, days without sleep and always being cold, wet and miserable.”

― William H. McRaven

“To me, basic SEAL training was a lifetime of challenges crammed into six months.”

― William H. McRaven

“SEAL training was a great equalizer. Nothing mattered but your will to succeed. Not your color, not your ethnic background, not your education and not your social status.”

― William H. McRaven

“I was 24 years old at the time. I had no real notion of what photography was about. I had no training. By accident, I put a negative in an enlarger, and you can do many things with that negative.”

― William Klein

“As to the advantages of temperance in the training of the armed forces and of its benefits to the members of the forces themselves, there can be no doubt in the world.”

― William Lyon Mackenzie King

“My training in martial arts was kind of a crash course in how to look like a black belt. I know the moves of a black belt – my kicks, and my stretches, and my punches and all that.”

― William Zabka

“I’m Harvard-educated; I’m an economist by training. I’m an author, a journalist, as well as being active in community development.”

― Winona LaDuke

“I learned in my Ph.D. the discipline I needed to be successful. Most boxers are not that disciplined. They have talent, but the self-organization – the ability to schedule yourself and your priorities – is lacking. My studies were about the control of training on both the psychological and the physical side.”

― Wladimir Klitschko

“I run, but boxing conditioning is different, so you have to get used to running in the ring. Boxing movements are very different. Swimming is one of the best because every single muscle is working. I swim a lot. I train very hard at things that mimic boxing. I have to do mostly sport-specific training, such as lots of sparring.”

― Wladimir Klitschko

“The players often show much more qualities in training than we do in games.”

― Wojciech Szczesny

“Everyone brings their own particular skill set to the job, and acting training can work for a lot of actors, and it can’t. I’ve seen a lot of really good actors go into acting schools and then come out a little bit corrupted.”

― Xavier Samuel

“I do hot yoga and TRX, a kind of suspension training.”

― Yami Gautam

“Mickey Mantle was a very good golfer, but we weren’t allowed to play golf during the season; only at spring training.”

― Yogi Berra

“I’m not really into weight training.”

― Yunjin Kim

“I had no training in research as such, and as a consequence, I am, in a sense, self-taught.”

― Yves Chauvin

“I’ve always been singing. Since day one. I started doing musical theater and you have to sing in musical theater and so that’s where I got most of my training. So singing on stage, you just inevitably, when you’re around other vocal artists, you get better at singing.”

― Zac Efron

“I never had any film training. I went to Northwestern. I studied education and theater. So it was all theater training.”

― Zach Gilford

“Basically, everything I’ve learned on guitar, I’ve learned from listening to my favorite albums. I never had any formal training. My teachers were Dimebag Darrell and Slash and the guys in Rancid and Slayer.”

― Zacky Vengeance

“I have no formal guitar training whatsoever, so it’s been fun learning sweep-picking techniques. Working on these types of licks has thrown a whole new collection of tricks into the mix.”

― Zacky Vengeance

“I think that the training of architects allows you to see what will happen ten years ahead of time, or twenty. It’s not guessing, it’s not intuitive, it’s based on research – and we may be wrong.”

― Zaha Hadid

“America should do more to fix the still-festering housing crisis and overhaul its training schemes so that high joblessness does not become entrenched. Hunkering down for austerity is not enough. The rich world needs a strategy for growth.”

― Zanny Minton Beddoes

“At Barca, players were banned from driving their sports cars to training.”

― Zlatan Ibrahimovic

“Basically, I’d finished doing gymnastics when I was 15, 16, but I’d stayed training because I’d just sort of loved it, and I’d met a man by the name of Peter Bell – no relation – who it turns out was a stuntman in New Zealand.”

― Zoe Bell

“I tell the truth. That’s my training as a reporter.”

― Zoey Tur

“To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.”

― Zoltan Kodaly
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