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Thomas Dolby is part mad scientist, part nature boy, and entirely moved by the power of music.
I grew up in the Ukraine 'til I was about 7, and then I moved to L.A.
My family moved to Buffalo, New York in 1940 where I was raised.
I was 20 years old, working as a roofer and a telemarketer and driving a taxi, just barely getting by. A friend of a friend suggested I try acting. I was like, 'Why? What am I going to do? Community theater?' But I took a class, and the teacher thought that I had potential, so I moved to Vancouver and started auditioning.
Almost anything is better than three network TV outlets completely controlling the national discourse with their nightly broadcasts. We've moved a long way from that, and that's important.
I had been fascinated with Islam since college - particularly how it could inspire such fervor in our modern age and move a significant number of its followers to horrific acts of violence. That invisible hand moved me to study more and more about Islam.
I grew up in Chicago and was a huge fan of 'The Second City', so when I moved to L.A., I was looking for anything that resembled that... then I started 'The Groundlings', so I went to a show and it was very much like 'Second City'. I was so impressed that that same night I went backstage and I went up to the funniest person there.
When I moved to the East Village in the late seventies, I wanted to be a street performer, so I practiced daily. I never did work up the skills or the courage to perform on the street, though.
I'd stand in line for Confession with old people and little kids, and as the line moved up, I knew when I got into the box that I would lie! Again!
I discovered that my imagination came alive when I moved away from the immediate world around me.
I am moved more by melodies, song structure, and evocative textures.
I live in New York simply because I don't know any better. I moved there when the show went off the air a couple of years after that.
Mary Tyler Moore
I've always moved between media. Some ideas just work better in some media than others.
I seemed to belong to three countries: I had an apartment in Paris, a house in Hollywood, and when I married British theater director Peter Hall, I moved to London.
Well, when I moved to L.A. at 17, I had just come out of high school. I grew up and went to public school in Boston.
I grew up in a military family. I was moved around from school to school, so people aren't always the most welcoming to new girls in school.
I moved to cricket at a time when I was at the peak of my career, and I can guarantee you that no one else from Bollywood would have done that.
The point of opera is that people are moved by the emotions and music.
Alexander McCall Smith
It was awesome growing up in New Orleans because there were great metal bands, there were great hardcore bands, there were great thrash metal bands in the middle '80s and what-not. But then, take me out of New Orleans, and I moved to Fort Worth in 1987, and there's a scene there, too. And Texas absolutely has a different sound.
I created this picture of this character who would play the guitar effortlessly, who had no limitations, performing beautiful music, and he moved around with great acrobatic skills, just capturing the audience and being a great entertainer.
I came into the industry as an actor. And moved on to become a star with the help of my dancing skills.
I think we've moved to thinking of parenting and pregnancy as something in which you should lose yourself.
I graduated from Brown in 2001, moved to New York, and spent a year and a half just looking up 'Backstage' magazine auditions and grinding.
I moved into this neighborhood, and I was walking on this beach with my kids, and we came across a sign that said, 'Water's polluted, no swimming.' And I didn't have any answers.
I've always felt that my life's been at the right place at the right time; I feel like there's been some really dull moments, really high moments, really low moments, but it's always felt like everything's moved in the right direction; it always feels great, and everything feels right.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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