“Something in me was always watching life from the outside, permanently obsessed with the notion of belonging vs. not-belonging [to a group]. It did not make for a happy childhood, but it was excellent training for a writer.”


Barbara Kingsolver

“As Iraqi forces continue the liberation of Mosul, I’m pleased that NATO will be meeting the commitment we made in Warsaw to begin training additional forces in Iraq.”


Barack Obama

“Well, I think that when you think about the challenges we face, these are challenges that require us to look forward and not backwards. When it comes to the economy I think we have to recognize that we are now in a global economy. And that the measure of our success is: how well are we training our workers? How well are we investing in the new energy economy?”


Barack Obama

“The most important object in Boy Scout training is to educate, not instruct.”


Baden Powell de Aquino

“Tapas is not a penance, it’s a mental training to develop will power”


Baba Hari Dass

“Training of the mind and body leads to awareness of the soul”


B.K.S. Iyengar

“For even the best of peace training is more theoretical than practical experience … indirect practical experience may be the more valuable because infinitely wider.”


B. H. Liddell Hart

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

Abbe Pierre

The majority of my training was as a drummer, and drummers are basically accompanists.