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I lived in an all-black neighborhood, followed by an all-white one, and other kids in the always called me Mexican in both neighborhoods.
I'm always followed by two or three cars and have police around. Even walking in the park, you see them taking photos behind the bushes and trying to videotape everything.
I really just followed my musical instincts every step of my life.
I was fired at the pinnacle of my career, on my 39th birthday. And in the year that followed, I learned that there are many psychological phases of being 'let go.'
Too-easy credit and millions of bad loans made during the U.S. housing bubble paved the way for the financial calamity and Great Recession that followed. Today, by contrast, credit is too tight. Mortgage loans are particularly hard to get, creating a problem for the housing market and the broader economy.
As a wheelchair user, I am utterly obsessed with toilets, and all my friends know it. A simple invitation to the pub is consistently followed by, 'Do you know if they have an accessible toilet?'
I never followed fashion. It's women who have dictated my conduct.
Look at Austen. In her novels, you get a dance, followed by an encounter, followed by a letter, then a period of solitude. No flashbacks and no backstory. Let's have no more back story!
My first college roommate greeted me with a shocked silence followed by, 'So... you're black.'
I do remember, as a child, that I always imagined, when I was maybe 6 or 7, my fantasy was that everywhere I went I was being followed by an invisible film crew.
From a monarchy followed by suffering under Communism, Ethiopians must be given the opportunity to flourish under the greatest of systems - democracy.
I know most of the black players who preceded and followed me at Duke. They all contribute to our tradition of excellence on the court.
In 1989, my father died after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer's disease. All four of his siblings followed him into the shadow lands of that fascinating, maddening affliction.
I think every writer of detective fiction writing today has been influenced by Mr. Parker. I'm of a generation that followed Robert Parker, and it was impossible to read the genre and not be influenced by him.
Something similar is still true of the courses followed by manifold intuitions which together make up the unity of one continuous consciousness of one and the same object.
The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth.
I got more and more politically active and just followed the course of feminism and sexual liberation.
My parents couldn't afford a full time drama school, but I basically just did every class I could do, and followed every drama interest I could. When I was 15 or 16 I did drama courses.
The diversification of the people's demand could not be followed by the state apparatus.
There are loads of countries that have nice written constitutions like ours. But there aren't loads of countries where they're followed.
There's never been a particular band that I've followed religiously. But I do tend to listen to sadder music.
Great breakthroughs are always followed by great catastrophes.
Rosalia de Castro
The more I have studied Lincoln, the more I have followed his thought processes, the more I am convinced that he understood leadership better than any other American president.
David Herbert Donald
One of my favorite vacation memories was the Thai foot massage and Internet access salons in Bangkok, followed up by my testing cellphone coverage while wading in Provincetown Harbor on Cape Cod.
I appreciate everything that has been done for me. After a difficult start, I've just followed my dreams.
For a time during the early settlement of this country peace and goodwill prevailed, only to be followed later by violent and relentless warfare.
Nelson A. Miles
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.
J. B. Priestley
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