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Medical Navy

I studied at the Hebrew University Medical Faculty, graduated, and was an Israel Defense Forces' combat physician on a Navy ship.

- Aaron Ciechanover

More Found

I went to the Technion and studied with Avram Hershko. I found it more exciting than practicing medicine.

- Aaron Ciechanover

Code Morse

I studied Morse code.

- Adam Driver

Acoustic Guitar

I normally write on acoustic guitar, although piano is the instrument that I actually studied. Occasionally, I'll write on the piano or sometimes with no instrument at all.

- Adam Schlesinger

Law New

I studied law at Warwick University, then philosophy at Oxford. I met my wife Leah there. She is American, so I followed her to New York.

- Adrian McKinty

Bible Student

I was a Jewish rabbinical student for 12 years, and studied the Bible all the time.

- Alan Dershowitz

My Life Maybe

Maybe I can't act, but I know the gimmicks. I studied acting all my life and know what's good for me.

- Alan Ladd

My Life Languages

Music is, of course, a universal emotional experience, cutting across cultures and languages. I studied piano for ten years as a child and consider that experience one of the most valuable in my life.

- Alan Lightman

Myself Which

I've never studied anything formally. I was excluded from school at the age of 17, so I am an autodidact, which is a word that I have taught myself.

- Alan Moore

Very Directed

I have never directed anything for the stage. I studied for three years in the theater, and it was a very, very scary experience to direct live, being so vulnerable without the possibility to control things, to be so exposed.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Very Direct

I studied for three years in the theater, and it was a very, very scary experience to direct live, being so vulnerable without the possibility to control things, to be so exposed.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Lives Concluded

I've studied the lives of the 20th century's great businessmen and concluded self-confidence was instrumental in all their success.

- Alex Spanos

Being Could

I studied at Guildhall and did the acting course, but because I could sing a bit, I kept being cast in musicals.

- Alexander Hanson

Classical Ten

I studied classical percussion for ten years.

- Alycia Debnam-Carey

Violin Had

I had studied violin from age 7 to 14.

- Amar Bose

Like Musical

I went to a performing arts school, and we studied musical theater, jazz vocal performance, and they kind of start you out on those things because they feel like it is a good foundation, and it was.

- Andra Day

Which August

I studied acting in NYU's graduate program, in which we covered everything from Ibsen and Chekov to August Wilson and David Mamet.

- Andre Holland

Been Infected

It's been studied to the point where we know that the impact on humans would be from consuming the most infected parts of the cow; that is, the brain and the spinal cord.

- Ann Veneman

One Day About

I studied all about Gauguin. He was a banker. He was a banker who - he used to paint on Sundays. And one day he hated himself for painting on Sundays.

- Anthony Quinn

Civilization More

The more the history of the World War and what led up to it is studied, the more clearly those tragic years become revealed as a vast collapse of civilization.

- Arthur Henderson

Theater Background

I come from a theater background. I studied acting at NYU and also the Groundlings in L.A.

- Ashley Bell

Well-Being Through

I studied what principles under-laid peace and prosperity and concluded the only way to achieve societal well-being was through a system of economic freedom.

- Charles Koch

Boston Going

I studied acting at Boston University. I was in the theater department there. Somewhere in there I decided that wasn't what I was going to do and I went to the B.F.A. film program at N.Y.U.

- Charlie Kaufman

Career Always

I studied audio engineering at university. The background I am from, music was never seen as a viable career; it was always a hobby.

- Chet Faker

Multitude Should

If I had followed the multitude, I should not have studied philosophy.

- Chrysippus

Kid Classical

I wasn't even a theater kid in high school. I studied classical piano, and I ran track.

- Condola Rashad

More Farther

The more science I studied, the more I saw that physics becomes metaphysics and numbers become imaginary numbers. The farther you go into science, the mushier the ground gets. You start to say, 'Oh, there is an order and a spiritual aspect to science.'

- Dan Brown

Espionage Russian

I grew up reading the classic novels of Cold War espionage, and I studied Russian history and Soviet foreign policy.

- Daniel Silva

Love Had

People call me an instinctive actor. I used to consider that an insult early on, only because I had never studied. Now... I love it.

- Danny Aiello

Voice Level

I studied voice for about two years with an amazing coach, and I never rose above the level of mediocre.

- Danny Strong

Play Elizabeth

My mother Elizabeth Ivey Brubeck was a pianist who studied with Dame Myra Hess and Tobias Matthey. As a child in California I used to listen to her play Chopin.

- Dave Brubeck

Study About

I studied music formally. I was probably less formal about my study of acting than anything.

- David Carradine

Hard Rather

I studied really, really hard, rather boringly.

- David Furnish

College Chinese

I've studied Chinese in college, but basically, I'm not bilingual.

- David Henry Hwang

Participate Before

While filming 'The Matrix,' we studied how a Chinese fight-choreography team trains actors before production starts so that they can participate in action sequences in a more dynamic way.

- David Leitch

College Columbia

I studied English at the College of Wooster in Ohio, and I did an M.F.A. in Poetry at Columbia.

- David Means

Voice Months

I studied voice for three months to get rid of my English accent. I changed my hair to blonde. I knew I could be sexy if I had to.

- Deborah Kerr

Other Might

It might seem at first surprising that when I studied women and men talking at work, I found that women 'interrupted' each other more often than men did - when they were in all-women conversations.

- Deborah Tannen

Anybody Which

Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers.

- Jimmy Breslin

Break Amount

In high school, we studied a lot of poetical forms. I was really interested in the math that was involved and the strange live break ups. That gave me a great amount of respect for a rhymed stanza.

- Joanna Newsom

Psychology Took

I took up French boys and wine and I studied psychology.

- Joely Fisher

Process Similar

I studied to be an architect. And I find tremendous similarities between building a company and the design process. Businesses have to do their planning on the fly in a fashion similar to an architect sketching.

- John Katzman

Expert Treatment

I would never call myself an expert on geopolitics. I'm not studied in it. But what I do know is what's right and wrong in terms of treatment of people.

- Jordan Gavaris

College Spain

I studied cooking in Spain after college.

- Jose Garces

Practice Similar

I studied Jeet Kune Do and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. On element of Jeet Kune Do is that I had several of years of practice with the kali stick - a stick with a size and length similar to a baseball bat.

- Jose Pablo Cantillo

Big Before

I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man. But didn't interest me. I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and Klee who had also studied with Stuck. He had a good name at that time.

- Josef Albers

More Were

I listened more than I studied... therefore little by little my knowledge and ability were developed.

- Joseph Haydn

Laws Some

To be taken into account were some years of schooling, where I studied with diligence Neptune's laws, and these laws I tried to obey when I sailed overseas; it was worth the while.

- Joshua Slocum

City New

I went to acting school in New York City for two years. I studied with Stella Adler.

- Judd Nelson

Same Nicki Minaj

I studied my craft at the same place as Nicki Minaj.

- Awkwafina

Broke Six

When I was six, the Korean War broke out, and all the classrooms were destroyed by war. We studied under the trees or in whatever buildings were left.

- Ban Ki-moon

War Knew

As a child growing up during the Korean War, I knew poverty. I studied by candlelight.

- Ban Ki-moon

Work Couple

I got involved with an acting school and studied for a couple years. They used to have improv exercises that you would work on and you would do improvs.

- Barry Levinson

Art About

What I loved about wrestling was just being foolish, so I studied clown. I studied clown. I studied the art of clown. I actually did my thesis on clown.

- Becky Lynch

Four Theatrical

I studied at the Budapest Academy of Theatrical Arts for four years and emerged with a degree.

- Bela Lugosi

Nashville Year

I studied writing at NYU. I graduated high school in Nashville and then went to the creative writing program, and in the first year, that's when I wrote 'Kids.'

- Harmony Korine

North Carolina

I actually did Shakespeare when I was at North Carolina School of the Arts. I studied with Gerald Freedman and Mary Irwin - it was fun; I enjoyed it.

- Billy Magnussen

Blessed Craft

I'm blessed, and I say it all the time that I don't take anything for granted. I studied my craft and just stick with it.

- Bobb'e J. Thompson

University Which

I studied drama at the Queensland University of Technology, which was amazing. I can't speak highly enough of that school.

- Brenton Thwaites

College Bachelors

I went to college at QUT: Queensland University of Technology. I studied for a Bachelors in finance and acting.

- Brenton Thwaites

Say Technical

I came, I studied architecture in America, so my technical background's completely western. But my seventeen years, the formative years of one's life, and I can't say that the Chineseness in me is not there.

- I. M. Pei

School Writing

I studied classical guitar in school, and that type of stuff has led to writing for Kronos.

- Bryce Dessner

Art Which

Love-making is an art which must be studied.

- Ivor Novello

Church Over

Over the years, I have studied church history as well as the contemporary church, and I noticed how rare it is for a God-glorifying transition of leadership to take place in a local church.

- C. J. Mahaney

Through Many

I went through a lot of phases and studied many religions. I am not into religion, I am spiritual.

- Ja Rule

Chemistry Weekends

In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store.

- Jack Steinberger

Art San

I studied engineering in the national university, the Universidad Autonoma, in San Ildefonso. There is art everywhere, murals on the walls. It's beautiful.

- Carlos Slim

University San

I studied engineering in the national university, the Universidad Autonoma, in San Ildefonso.

- Carlos Slim

Ballet Performing

I went to the Performing Arts School and studied classical ballet. That attitude is something that's put into your head. You are never thin enough.

- Carmen Electra

Year University

I studied international relations and economics at the University of Virginia. I paid my way by working as a bartender in the summer and at three part-time jobs during the year.

- Jacqueline Novogratz

Needs Globally

The Hawaiian language needs to be studied globally as a language of life.

- Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

New Which

When I was in New York after I left the Army, I studied for two years at the American Theater Wing, studied acting, which involved dance and fencing and speech classes and history of theater, all that.

- James Earl Jones

My Own Plays

I never went to school for directing. I studied theater with a director. I followed plays to see how a director would talk to the actors. I tried to make my own school.

- Denis Villeneuve

Never See

You see, I've never really studied acting.

- Diana Ross

University Wit

My mother studied English and drama at the University of Pennsylvania, where my father studied architecture. She was a great influence in all sorts of ways, a wicked wit.

- Donald Barthelme

Through Move

I can move my characters through it easily, because I understand the background; I've really studied it.

- Jean M. Auel

College Year

I graduated with a B.A. from Goddard College in 1991 and then studied poetry for a year in the M.F.A. in Writing Program at Vermont College.

- Jennifer McMahon

Star About

I had studied at Harvard and MIT astronomy and a lot about the heavens and the star system and so forth.

- Edgar Mitchell

German Russian

In particular, I studied German and Russian biomechanics.

- Edwin Moses

College Using

I'm using my degree. You know, I studied English and American literature in college, and now I'm an American poet.

- Eileen Myles

Yes Spanish

I studied in American school, so yes, I grew up speaking English and Spanish. Obviously, Spanish is my first language.

- Eiza Gonzalez

Been Functions

Most of the centenarians whom I have been able to see have been so defective mentally that all that can be studied in them are the physical qualities and functions.

- Elie Metchnikoff

Them Early 20s

When I was in my early 20s, I studied tae kwon do and hapkido. I earned brown belts in both of them.

- Karen Bass

Side Again

Every view, and every object I studied attentively, by viewing them again and again on every side, for I was anxious to make a lasting impression of it on my imagination.

- Karl Philipp Moritz

Exams Switched

After the first exams, I switched to the Faculty of Philosophy and studied Zoology in Munich and Vienna.

- Karl von Frisch

Improv Mostly

Improv is mostly what I've studied.

- Ellie Kemper

Me Pace

The studied, unquestioning pace of my family irritated me.

- Emanuel Celler

Read Learnt

I studied in Kerala, so learnt to read and write Malayalam.

- Keerthy Suresh

Love Chips

I really love the karate thing I did on CHIPs. I studied with a trainer because I knew we'd do episodes that had karate.

- Erik Estrada

Been Bulb

The bubble, as investing phenomenon, has been well studied ever since the 17th-century tulip bulb frenzy. Its counterpart in bear markets is not well understood.

- Kenneth Fisher

Virginia Woolf

I'd studied English literature at university, but I was also far more enamored with Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield, and James Joyce. That was my passion.

- Felicity Jones

Piano Chord

I studied chord theory and started playing the piano.

- Flea

Always Sew

Designing was always something I was interested in. I studied fashion design in high school as well as how to sew.

- Kourtney Kardashian

Theatre Actor

I studied at the Piccolo Teatro di Milano; I was a theatre actor.

- Franco Nero


I studied drama.

- Larry Drake

Work Editorial

I studied writing at university, and I actually majored in screenwriting. Then I went to work as a bookseller and then as a sales rep and publicist and then various editorial jobs until I ended up with HarperCollins in Australia.

- Garth Nix

Talented Bunch

I studied at Carnegie Mellon. I went there with a bunch of really, really talented kids.

- Leslie Odom, Jr.

Voice Being

I studied voice when I was at school, and I was in the chamber choir, and I studied music theory as well, so I guess a lot of it came from being taught at school.

- Lily Allen

Blind About

I studied with a blind teacher from about 5 until I was 16, at two different schools. From the age of 12 until 16, I was in a boarding school-which, I believe, at that time was compulsory for blind children.

- George Shearing

Very Though

Well, first I studied piano. I wasn't very satisfied because I though my teachers were dumb... and repressive.

- Luc Ferrari