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  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    How exquisitely human was the wish for permanent happiness, and how thin human imagination became trying to achieve it.
    Source: Paradise (1998)
  • Sally Kempton
    Sally Kempton
    American yoga teacher and author 1943-
    Sally Kempton
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    I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist.
  • Art Spiegelman
    Art Spiegelman
    American cartoonist and editor 1948-
    Art Spiegelman
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    I became comfortable with what I knew would be the process of trying to pick up the pieces of brain that were in the rubble and tried to make some mosaic out of the pieces and that that would be the trajectory.
  • Brody Jenner
    Brody Jenner
    American television personality, disc jockey and model 1983-
    Brody Jenner
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    I became super claustrophobic with Hollywood. I don't like Hollywood. I don't like what it represents. I think that Hollywood is great if you're an actor, actress, established. But for reality people or what people perceive as reality, it's tough. People are constantly discrediting everything you put on camera.
  • Anita Hill
    Anita Hill
    American lawyer and academic 1956-
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    I became the messenger who had to be killed.
  • Alban Berg
    Alban Berg
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    I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship, love and a world of human and spiritual references I have smuggled into these three movements, the adherents of programme music - should there be any left - would go mad with joy.
  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    American actress and filmmaker 1981-
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    I didn't always want to act. My passion was writing, and it still is one of my primary passions to this day, but it wasn't until high school when I started acting in plays that it became a thought of something I might want to do. And when I applied to colleges, at NYU, I was able to study both writing and acting.
  • Jalal-Uddin Rumi
    Jalal-Uddin Rumi
    Persian poet 1207-1273
    Jalal-Uddin Rumi
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    I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
    English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
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    I grew up in Britain before it became a multicultural place, so in many ways I have a nostalgia for an England that's vanished - the England of my childhood has actually disappeared.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    I never admire another's fortune so much that I became dissatisfied with my own.
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
    English singer and songwriter 1958-
    Bruce Dickinson
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    I never intended to become a professional pilot. But, as I became more curious about aircraft, and, well, not being John Travolta, I realized that the only way I was ever going to fly a jet is if I got a job.
  • Busy Philipps
    Busy Philipps
    American actress and writer 1979-
    Busy Philipps
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    I only became a celebrity because I had a kid. Before I was pregnant nobody cared. I joke to my agent that having a baby made my career.
  • I was becoming wise by experience, and I was compelled to observe that when mud and wet sapped the physical energy of the lazily-inclined, a dog-whip became their backs, restoring them to a sound--some-times to an extravagant activity.
    Source: How I found Livingstone (1872) Ch. 6
  • Bruce Sterling
    Bruce Sterling
    American science fiction author 1954-
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    I was once a student in a punk T-Shirt hooked on screwed-up scenarios. That's how I became the esteemed cultural figure that I am today.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    I was sitting in the looping studio late one night, and I had this epiphany that they weren't paying me for my acting, for God's sake, but to own me. And from then on, it became clear and an awful lot easier to deal with.
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