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My parents came to this country after World War II, Jews from Czechoslovakia who had survived Auschwitz and Dachau. They settled with my sister in rural Ohio in the 1950s, where my dad became the town doctor and I was born.
The optimum amount of sugar in a product became known as the 'bliss point.' Food inventors and scientists spend a huge amount of time formulating the perfect amount of sugar that will send us over the moon and send products flying off the shelves.
No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.
I became a people-watcher when I lost all my friends when I was 12.
I became a journalist partly so that I wouldn't ever have to rely on the press for my information.
I would say that one of the things that encouraged me so much when I became elected to the leadership was the letters I received from fathers of daughters, saying that, 'My daughter can now do many more things because of what you did.'
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.
What I found when I became Secretary of State was a lot of doubts and a lot of concerns and fears from friends, allies, around the world.
If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history.
Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.
During the 80s and 90s, we all became consumed with ourselves. In the 21st century, we've come back to simpler times. People are struggling economically and this has forced them to scale back the material aspects of their lives and realise the beauty of finding the simple joy in being with the people we love.
I became a journalist because one didn't have to specialise.
Was it not through pride that the devil became the devil? Christ wanted to serve. The devil wanted to rule.
Ezra Taft Benson
'Dilbert' became popular during the downsizing of the '90s, and job security was a major theme of the strip.
When I was growing up in comedy, there were maybe 10 comics in the whole country. Everyone had a day job. You worked free for years in little clubs, then you got your big break and became a star.
I never intended for the Monster Ball to be a religious experience, it just became one.
When I was younger, I felt pressure to become someone else once I became successful.
You have to remember, I never became successful or wealthy till I was 30.
Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk. I got sick of it after a hile. So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices.
I became, and remain, my characters' close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am.
Alfie was the first time I was above the title; the first time I became a star in America.
My father never kissed me, hugged me or told me that he loved me. As my only living parent, he became the filter through which I saw myself, the possibilities for my life, the world and all men. He was a conflicted and dark filter.
In Ethiopia, the black people became Christians 1700 years ago, hundreds of years before Northern Europe turned to Christianity... And here, most of the saints are black.
Henry Louis Gates
I was an English major at the University of Minnesota, and I was very shy, which many people misinterpreted as intelligence. On the basis of that wrong impression, I became the editor of the campus literary magazine.
Eventually, it came to this place like, 'I'd like to direct, but I need to find the story to tell.' 'Man of Tai Chi' became the story to tell.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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