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This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven.
I listened very, very carefully to the world around me to pick up the signals of when trouble was coming. Not that I could stop it. But it made me observant. That was helpful when I became a lawyer, because I knew how to read people's signals.
Ever since I became a Muslim, I've had to deal with attempts to damage my reputation and countless insinuations seeking to cast doubt on my character and trying to connect me to causes which I do not subscribe to.
I have had fun being who I became, so to speak.
Can a film really change anything? I mean, what was the last time? Maybe the Italian neo-realists, where they became the voice and the heart and the soul of Italy, a nation that had been destroyed. I don't know.
I became a Yankees fan for a few years. But now, I gotta say, I'm really rooting for the Red Sox.
Music was your real passion, this thing you held dear even above family. It was this relationship that never betrayed you. Once it became your job - this thing that was highly visible, this thing that became about commerce - that's when you were holding onto music like it was a palm tree in a hurricane.
Over the years, I've become barraged by comments from people, such as, 'Beam me up, Scotty!' and I became defensive. I felt they were derisive and engendered an attitude. I am grateful for the success, but didn't want to be mocked.
I've never been the straight rapper that is going to stand in a cipher and battle all day. I started off battle rapping, but to me, making songs became more important than freestyles... I've met many rappers who can freestyle but can't make a record.
It was around the summer of 1982 when the drug problem really impacted. It became a lifestyle rather than a recreation. When you start lying and stealing, you cannot con yourself you're in control any more.
I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated.
When I was growing up, my mother would take me to plays and museums, and we'd talk about life. Those times helped shape who I became.
I became enamored with photography when I was about 13 or 14 years old. I've been at it ever since. I studied seriously in the '70s.
I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old.
When I became political and Communist, it was because they were the only people I had ever met who fought the color bar in their lives.
Life insurance became popular only when insurance companies stopped emphasizing it as a good investment and sold it instead as a symbolic commitment by fathers to the future well-being of their families.
Well, Mozart is extraordinary not only in that he became virtuoso along the lines of his father, but that he had that compositional gift, that melodic gift. By the time he was four, he was doing piano concertos with harmony in the background.
Consider the momentous event in architecture when the wall parted and the column became.
I did a book in 1996, an overview of black history. In that process I became more aware of a lot of the black inventors of the 19th century.
Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma's boy.
But the reason I became, why I wanted to be in the business was because there was Midnight Cowboy.
Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.
What once was an expression of who I was - acting - also became my hiding place.
These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over.
At one time, MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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