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The Declaration on Strategic Partnership between India and Russia signed in October 2000 became a truly historic step. The developments in the first decade of the 21 century confirmed that it was a particularly significant and timely step.
The white man's victory soon became complete by fraud, violence, intimidation and murder.
Ida B. Wells
No one ever became extremely wicked suddenly.
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 became a Yankees fan for a few years. But now, I gotta say, I'm really rooting for the Red Sox.
My name became known because I was, one might say accidentally the target of state repression and because so many people throughout the country and other parts of the world organized around the demand for my freedom.
This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven.
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.
We were raised with that discussion about violence and non-violence, and we all pretty much came up on the side of non-violence. That became my foundation with politics and my livelihood.
I think what happened during the Great Depression was that African Americans understood that Republicans championed citizenship and voting rights but they became impatient for economic emancipation.
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.
If I believe that I became the best quarterback that I could possibly be, the best football player that I could possibly be... That's how I'm going to measure my career as a success or not.
I have had fun being who I became, so to speak.
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.
In the sixties, everyone you knew became famous. My flatmate was Terence Stamp. My barber was Vidal Sassoon. David Hockney did the menu in a restaurant I went to. I didn't know anyone unknown who didn't become famous.
As I got older, with my work, I became aware of the responsibility of film, and I feel one of the best ways I can apply myself as an actor, is to go beyond movie stardom and celebrity.
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.
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.
At one time, MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated.
In the harrowing aftermath of Haiti's earthquake, one of the greatest needs became desperately clear: safe water.
I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old.
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.
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.
What once was an expression of who I was - acting - also became my hiding place.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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