Quotation Explorer - 'Became'

Just when the butterfly thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. - Anonymous
Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions - Frantz Fanon
Somewhere along the way, Capitalism reduced the idea of justice to mean just "human rights," and the idea of dreaming of equality became blasphemous. We are not fighting to tinker with reforming a system that needs to be replaced. - Arundhati Roy
Somewhere along the line, "Church" became a weekly event rather than a gathering of people who did life together. - Todd Stocker
Someone smashed a flutterfler and without even thinking she touched her Stone and used Wyrd to piece its broken body back together. She filled its empty vessels with dreams and it became the stuff it used for blood. It brushed her cheek with its wings, then flew off -- dancing in the hot air. - Robert Fanney
She was a coquette; he was sure she had a spirit of her own; but in her bright, sweet, superficial little visage there was no mockery, no irony. Before long it became obvious that she was much disposed towards conversation. - Henry James
Two hot, close rooms thus became my world; and a crippled old woman, my mistress, my friend, my all. Her service was my duty - her pain, my suffering - her relief, my hope - her anger, my punishment - her regard, my reward. - Charlotte Brontë
Writing became such a process of discovery that I couldn't wait to get to work in the morning: I wanted to know what I was going to say. ~ - Sharon O'Brien
The saying "Getting there is half the fun" became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines. - Henry J. Tillman
I became aware of a voice inside my head. [...] It was only later that I realized that this voice was my own thinking, that this moment of anguish was my first inkling that I was a ceaseless monologue trapped within myself. - Yann Martel
As I looked and looked, the living face became visible in the dead, the young in the old. This is what must happen to old married couples, I thought: the young man is preserved in the old one for her, the beauty and grace of the young woman stay fresh in the old one for him. - Bernhard Schlink
Hong Kong became so materialistic that it must be one of the rarest places in the world where family members need to make an appointment to have dinner together, and people speculate upon their own home where their own children are growing up.’Quote from my 7th book about Hong Kong! - TIM I GURUNG
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. - 1 Corinthians 13 11
It's like someone took the darkness of the universe and put it into your eyes... You became a slave to the monsters living in you. You were light, but now you allow it be seen. - Kenza Slaoui
In order to survive our youth, many of us became sensitized to which conditions we had to play to, to receive attention. No wonder we mistook this attention for love. We thought love came in finite quantities—it had to be competed for among siblings, or it had to be paid for with exacting dues. - Maureen Brady
After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared. - Arthur Erickson
I wrestled through many sleepless nights after God became real to me. I can only describe this period of my life as 2 years of mental agony. - C.L. Cagan
An old, tired man. That is what I am. What became of the old fire, drive, ambition? There were dreams once upon a time, dreams now all but forgotten. On sad days I dust them off and fondle them nostalgically, with a patronising wonder at the naivete of the youth who dreamed them. - Glen Cook
Religion became the evil of our society when it started to teach resentment and hate instead of unconditional love and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
Many people who became successful were once first time global failures. But because they didn't give up on their dreams, failure could not sink them. They triumphed at last! - Israelmore Ayivor
The possibility to love another scared me; terrified me actually. Being a free spirit, apart of me is most alive when roaming, than I became a mother and for the first time I felt my heart live outside my body and that's the moment his laughter became my medicine. - Nikki Rowe
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves. - Lynn Hall
This is when I became myself. The girl before this time is a shadow, like a soul who is practicing how not to become. She is the background, the hole in the fabric from which the real shape is cut. - Gabriel Weston
Adventures kept hidden, words kept silent. You became my greatest secret. And when you left, no one knew the source of the pain I felt. No one knew you existed, except my writhing heart. - Hubert Martin
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I reasoned as a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things. - Holy Bible, 1 Corinthians 13:11
Since I became a novelist I have discovered that I am biased. Either I think a new novel is worse than mine and I don’t like it, or I suspect it is better than my novels and I don’t like it. - Umberto Eco
I soon had to admit that what I did by myself couldn't excite me, only what Lila touched became important. - Elena Ferrante
As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls. - M. Cartmill
And as she knew more and more, all her fears became her strength - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
It is for a specific reason that you were born from that specific place. Never wish that away because it's not where you were born that matters, but who you were born to be. Jesus was born on the kraal and He became a King of Kings. - Gugu Mona
And is usually true of a man of one idea, [Charles] became obsessed. - John Steinbeck
Life had broken her; just as it had broken him. But when they got together, their pieces became whole. And they continued on their journey, together, mended as one. - Steve Maraboli
The blend of fiction, bigotry and jingoism became known as 'yellow journalism.' Later, the phrase was shortened to 'journalism.'
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. - J.K. Rowling
The male orientation of classical Athens was inseparable from its genius. Athens became great not despite but because of its misogyny. - Camille Paglia
I became a writer so that the voices inside my head would become an acceptable occurrence. - Janae Mitchell
One thing that became clear to me is that images of a divine mother are surprisingly important in the psychological wholeness of women, especially in the process of women taking up residence in their own authority. - Sue Monk Kidd
In life, I have learnt that the more I learnt about life, the sadder I became and the sadder I became the desire to learn about life increased. - Manoj Vaz
Rahul had wondered how someone could love their beloved so much that their dedication to them became one of the wonders of the world. - Faraaz Kazi
All your lies became truth of my life! - Balkrishn Sanmotra
No nation ancient or modern ever lost the liberty of freely speaking, writing, or publishing their sentiments, but forthwith lost their liberty in general and became slaves.
Every sword that was dripping the blood became a pen. Every word that was written in it became a poetry. - Akshay Vasu
When I became insane, the music that calms me down… - Maria Herliana
I am not being able to figure out what is your type.slowly you changed and became a devil or you were just hiding your real face since the very beginning. - Mnzu magar
The menopause of Sarah became her menostart; this is feminine beauty! The death plot against Mordecai became his life spring; this is masculine beauty! A kind of life lived in God's word is a life of miraculous beauty! - Israelmore Ayivor
In the beginning there was a fruit stand. The fruit of life on one side, and the fruit of intelligence on the other. While most chose life, humanity chose intelligence, and became the dominate species on this planet. - J. M. Norris
My mother said to me, if you go into the military, you will become a general. If you go into the clergy, you will become Pope. Instead, I became an artist, and I am Piccaso.
According to the strange mathematics of the god of mutual affinity, the shadows that clouded their pasts when united became only half as dense instead of darker. - The World And The Door - o.henry
In a way, she became the sand to my hourglass... she made watching that trickling sand a little more bearable. I no longer worried about what would happen when the sand ran out. I began to see the spark each grain held as it fell. - Hubert Martin
I became an artist because I wanted to be an active participant in the conversation about art. - Kamand Kojouri
I was just trying to be a very good human, instead I became a hero. - Amit Kalantri
You said you want to became Hokage. I have become the Kazekage. If you are willing to bear the name Kage, you have to do what you must do. - Masashi Kishimoto
He had a big head and a face so ugly it became almost fascinating. - Ayn Rand
When God became lonelyhe created man,or was itwhen man became lonelyhe created God. - Melanie Exler
When you became the love, everyone around you becomes your lover. - Debasish Mridha
Things take the time they take.Don't worry.How many roads did St. Augustine follow before he became St. Augustine? - Mary Oliver
When I started to live in simplicity my life became peaceful, joyful, and blissful. - Debasish Mridha
Putting his head down on the dog's neck, he vowed to himself fervently that he would always have some money on hand, no matter what became of him, so that he would be able to protect all that was truly valuable from the practical people in the world. - Morley Callaghan
That was when it became abundantly clear to me that simply eating in a way that avoided hurting others was never going to be enough if my eating habits were still hurting me. - Jasmin Singer
There are places we fear, places we dream, places whose exiles we became and never learned it until, sometimes, too late. - Thomas Pynchon
Some Christians believe the harder that one thinks, the colder faith will grow. Augustine grew more brilliant as he grew more pious, more creative as he became more orthodox. His period of heresy was imitative, but his traditional Christianity took mental risks. - John Mark Reynolds
Opposition stood in my way, but I persevered against all odds and in the process gained my freedom as well as became a man whose future is like the universe/cosmos...INFINITE - Pierre Richard Lauture
The worst thing is that we live in a contaminated moral environment. We feel morally ill because we became used to saying something different from what we thought. Concepts such as love, friendship, compassion, humility or forgiveness lost their depth and dimension. - Václav Havel
Your parents weren't always like this, they only became this way after you came along. - Bill Gates
I came. I saw the power of love. I expressed non-judgmental love. I healed. I became loved. - Debasish Mridha
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
Children live in a world of dreams and imagination, a world of aliveness… There is a voice of wonder and amazement inside all of us; but we grow to realize we can no longer hear it, and we live in silence. It isn’t that God stopped speaking; it is that our lives became louder. - Mike Yaconelli
Yes i am sad because i want to be happy, if never want to be a happy i never became sad - kaushik nathan
I am the seeker of love, I am the giver of love, and I became the love. - Debasish Mridha
when you pick a flower, you become so besotted in its beauty; you dare not judge how it became that way, let it be the same lesson for humans; Spread your light, not your pain. - Nikki Rowe
When I became too much myself, I had to change my life. - Abby Norman
In trying to be perfect, He perfected the art of anonymity, Became imperceptible And arrived nowhere from nowhere. - Dejan Stojanovic
I became a feminist upon the realization that, whether physical, mental, or emotional, everything involved in obtaining love and approval from men required some form of self-mutilation. - Maggie Young
I am in love, I became an angel; flowers bloom with my touch, birds comes to me and sing love song,air touches my cheeks to feel my love,leaves are dancing around me with the melody of love.Oh love, I am in love, I am the love. - Debasish Mridha
When we were together before, the world was small to us, but as you grew bigger to life and the world became desirous to living, we became smaller to each other. - Anthony Liccione
From the windows, through the fur of snow, the landscape became more melancholy when the sun successfully brightened the quiet trees, unable to speak without their leaves. - Toni Morrison
Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems. - Rene Descartes
Don't feel better than anybody, because you feel like something. Always have it at the back of your mind that you were nothing before you became something, and that thing you supposed to be is absolutely nothing. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Its really hard to recall the day you became friends with special people. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I became a firefighter because I wanted to save people. But I should have been more specific. I should have named names. - Jodi Picoult
…the gavel became an extension of his arm and he used it to bludgeon the court into submission. - William Deihl
Life became more aligned when I started taking some of the advice I'd been dishing out to my friends. - Paula Heller Garland
I died as a mineral and became a plant,I died as a plant and rose to animal,I died as an animal and I was Man.Why should I fear? When was I less by dying? - Jalaluddin Rumi
I became a writer when I learnt how to read -- how to listen; how to see, smell, touch, and feel. But not everyone who knows these things, not everyone who writes, or publishes, is a writer. Writing is in the soul. - Cindy Aime
Because the golden egg gleamedin my basket once, though my childhoodbecame an immense sheet of darkening waterI was Noah, and I was his ark,and there were two of every animal inside me - Mark Doty
Some people discard their childhood like an old hat. They forget about it like a phone number that's no longer valid. They used to be kids, then they became adults - but what are they now?Only those who grow up but continue to be children are humans. - Erick Kästner
I hated discussing ideas with investors," he said, "because I then become a Defender of the Idea, and that influences your thought process." Once you became an idea's defender you had a harder time changing your mind about it. - Michael Lewis
I was a Muslim, but then I became enlightened and became a Christian. - Brock Hoffpauir
This became a credo of mine...attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. - Bette Davis
The sin and guilt of the human race was imputed to the spotless lamb of God, Jesus Christ when He became the sin offering for the world. - John Paul Warren
I Can See Nothing But The Bottom Sides of Her Shoes, And Then All Became Ample Dark. - Chris Mentillo
There's an old saying that if you come back to the place where you became a man, you will remember all those things you need to be happy... That saying never made sense to me, but I thought it was worth a try. - Henry Bromel
Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one. A moment. In childhood. When it first occured to you that you don't go on forever. It must have been shattering, stamped into one's memory. And yet, I can't remember it.
He was scanning her soul continuously and inevitably she became his soul stripper... I guess this is what you may call an action and reaction of their spirits - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Her endless, futile attempts to make her feelings known fell on stony ground. Slowly she retreated into the darkness where her dreams became reality and reality faded into the deep recesses of her soul.... - Virginia Alison
Why are you smoking? Why are you smoking so much? This isn't you...""You were my old addiction, so smoking became my new one. - Ella December
A sad day: when beauty became a commodity. - Marty Rubin
The lights became stars, which became streaks in the grayspace, and then networks of fading shimmers - Ashim Shanker
In the process of my evolution, I became a victim of domestic war, an emotional casualty for a major portion of my life, entwined, entrapped and emotionally involved, until I learned how to become free. Torn From the Inside Out - Sara Niles
She never wished for the thing what she is experiencing. It is her inner voice that became her enemy. - Durgesh Satpathy
At the beginning Earth was a hell; then it became a heaven! Hell is the road leading to heaven! Chestnut tastes good after roasted! When the sand lives through hell, it becomes a beautiful glass! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Pain lost it's power when other things became more important.Kahar didn't need a potion or an Aon to save him-he just needed something to do.-Brandon sanderson(Elantris) - Brandon Sanderson
From my tears of happiness I have became a mountain of strength surrounded by a sea of Joy. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Move on, sky is not limit, wind can touch you, water can dip you, mother will care you, wife will nurture you and above all, oneday you will see your child following, up above the sky; you became a star, twinkling, watching and waiting to come back again, on earth. - Santosh Kalwar
Successful business people became successful because they took risks. The biggest risk is that once successful, they stop taking risks. - G.R. Gopinath
Gods do have their divisions thanks to man. Jesus Christ is the Christian God, Allah the Muslim and so on. As a convent student, I thought God was English till the Sanskrit mantras became somewhat comprehensible. - Andy Paula
We became God’s carriers because of the sacrifice of Jesus. - Sunday Adelaja
Women were the reason I became a monk - and, ah, the reason I switched back. - Chris Avellone
I held my breath tightly against the shivers coursing through my body. Darkness ate away the edges of my vision and numbness stole away my fingers. I kept holding though. Watching the last bubble of precious air escape my lips. Then it became all black. But I never let go. - Hubert Martin
Corporations and their government minions are capable of anything...just look at the frauds the recent wars became known as. Hundreds of thousands killed in the name of corporate "liberation". - Steven Magee
Ten thousand women marched through the streets shouting, 'We will not be dictated to,' and went off and became stenographers. - G.K. Chesterton
It's your words that gave me courage. It became my light that would guide me towards the right path again. -Jellal Fernandes - Hiro Mashima
God became man; and the love, woman. (Dieu s'est fait homme; - Et l'amour, femme.) - Charles de Leusse
I became to understand you and all of you. - Dominic Riccitello
I became a physicist to understand the world, then I became a writer to try and change it. - Carla H. Krueger
He was the safe place I would go when the world became shaky, he would either guide me through the dark or awaken my sense to appreciate my light. - Nikki Rowe
The world's theologyThe world's theology is easy to define. It is the view . . . that human beings are basically good, that no one is really lost, that belief in Jesus Christ is not necessary for salvation."Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." Romans 1:22 - James Montgomery Boice
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes.
If thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider first how that wealth became thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parent left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better and cheaper. - Francis Quarles
I cannot tell whether diamonds appeared in his eyes or mine as the shine of adoration became the icon one sees in history, a Byzantine sparkle, Medieval armor against all odds. - Alice Shapiro
I was dead, then alive.Weeping, then laughing.The power of love came into me,and I became fierce like a lion,then tender like the evening star. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Few ever live to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising.
I became aware that the invincible power that has moved the world is unrequited, not happy, love. - Gabriel García Márquez
I was not always a Muslim, but once I was led into the absorption of prayer and the mysteries of the Qur’an, something troubled in me became still. - Camilla Gibb
When I was a child my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk, you'll be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. - Pablo Picasso
I didn't find out until I became a father. You don't just LOVE your children. You FALL in love with them. - Frasier Crane
Books are left untouched. Fanaticism became our trait.. Now more than ever we let others feed our minds and we became the zombie society walking around without purpose, without care, without vision. - Maria
When I started to focus on all the beauty all around me, my whole world became amazingly beautiful. - Debasish Mridha
How starved you must have been that my heart became a meal for your ego. - Amanda Torroni
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
I am grateful for all my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.
I danced with my shadows until they became part of my light. - Jodi Livon
What is a Miracle? It is something that was once thought Impossible but became Possible with FAITH. - RVM
Solitude became, for me, an interesting mosaic of broken pieces, a place where the neglected parts of myself get collected—for better and for worse, sometimes barely tolerated and sometimes arranged into lovely patterns. - Laurie A. Helgoe
I'm simply interested in what is going to happen next. I don't think I can control my life or my writing. Every other writer I know feels he is steering himself, and I don't have that feeling. I don't have that sort of control. I'm simply becoming. I'm startled that I became a writer. - Kurt Vonnegut
The highest view of the Scriptures is not the one that seeks to make an idol of the Bible (biblicism), but the one that allows the biblical text to exalt Christ as the living Word over all creation. The Word became flesh, not ink. - David D. Flowers
Jesuits so dominated the study of earthquakes that seismology became known as 'the Jesuit Science. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Back then, he'd have to leave at the end of August for the start of school, so the week before Labor Day became it's own tiny season of gloom, like a hundred Sunday nights crowded together. - Charles Frazier
Oh Christ, I just wanted you to fuck me. And then I became greedy, I wanted you to love me. - Tracey Emin
Forget what we became, focus on what we're capable of becoming. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
So she became a woman who held her head high, not in arrogance, or contempt, but because she knew that it was a form of cowardice to make a choice and then pretend you didn’t really make it - Kamila Shamsie
Fathers are the future's keepers, as it was in the beginning when the only begotten Son became Father to Man and the Great Circle of Father to Son; Son to Father began. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
and there were times when i felt lost,but that did not stop me,for the further i went ,the more i collected myselfas i walked awayand the more i walked awaythe closer i got it to all,,,and in the end, i became the journey,and like all journeys,i did not end, i justchanged my directions. - r.m drake
If monkey became a man, then a man can become a hero. - Amit Kalantri
Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. - Tom Lehrer
I am very proud of the fact that 20 years [sic] on people tell me they became a vegetarian as a result of 'Meat is Murder'. I think that is quite literally rock music changing someone's life - it's certainly changing the life of animals. It is one of the things I am most proud of. - Johnny Marr
Some say God exists outside creation if in fact he did breath in Adams nostrils he became part of humanity and creation. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
If we miraculously became the people we hate, how lovable we would find ourselves.
When it came to her, I became an indomitable warrior. My muscles became her shield and my lungs aided her breath. She would not fall with me by her side, for I was the wings that sprouted from her back. No one would cross her without first having to survive my wrath. - Hubert Martin
When I became President, what surprised me most was that things were just as bad as I'd been saying they were. - John F. Kennedy
When I was a child, my mom told me: 'If you want to be a soldier, you'll become a general. If you want to be a monk, you'll become pope' I wanted to be a painter, and I became Picasso.
DNA, DNA, DNA. You never ever deny it, fool. I thought he is my cold enemy. When he died, he became my father. Says Bhutta (Biography) - M.K. Bhutta
My political position springs from my being a novelist. In so far as I am concerned, politics and the novel are an indivisible case and I can categorically state that I became politically committed because I am a novelist, not the opposite. - غسان كنفاني
Originally a pupil of , I became a pupil of Dumas, Gerhardt and Williamson: I no longer belonged to any school. August Kekulé - Liebig
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. - Theodore Roosevelt
Be aware of the voices in your head. Identify them. Just became you hear it doesn’t mean it’s your voice saying it. And just because you think it doesn’t mean it’s true. - Toni Sorenson
Normal....What the majority of people look, act, and talk and like.So what if the majority became what we see as wierd now?Would our normal, become our new wierd? - Catherine of Genoa
I thought I had nothing to be grateful for today, but then the universe became quiet a moment so I could hear my heart beat to the rhythm of my life. - Karen A. Baquiran
The story became a cloud, and the cloud a sheet of rain, and rain fell throughout the empire. - Alice Hoffman
Elizabeth's barreness and advanced age--a double symbol of hopelessness--became the means by which God would announce to the world that nothing is impossible for Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
Gradually you became my worst memories with a beautiful past - Sudeshna Dutta
I had less and became more. - Nikki Rowe
I never understood, what a starving artist was until I became one. - Mary Sage Nguyen
At the fall, we became alienated not only from God and other people but also from ourselves. - R.C. Sproul
Like a bird, my thoughts were flying away so I became a writer to cage my thoughts with paper and pen. You should not call me a writer but rather a catcher of thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
When I joined the military it was illegal to be homosexual, then it became optional, and now it's legal. I'm getting out before the Democrats make it mandatory. - Sgt. Harry Berres, USMC
I descended into solitude so thick that conversations with repairmen became anxious social occasions. - Louisa Hall
I became a Libertarian as a result of researching WWII and the Holocaust. Individual liberty is sacred. - A.E. Samaan
I became insane, with long periods of horrible sanity.
I gradually became aware that my interiority was inseparable from my exteriority, that the geography of my city was the geography of my soul. - Aleksandar Hemon
It's not my credentials that qualify me to teach my child. It's my God who made me qualified when I became a mom. - Tamara L. Chilver
Where loyalty bound creatures together, they became something larger, something new and whole and inexplicable. - Orson Scott Card
I'm sure we would not have had men on the Moon if it had not been for Wells and Verne and the people who write about this and made people think about it. I'm rather proud of the fact that I know several astronauts who became astronauts through reading my books. - Arthur C. Clarke
I became a feminist as an alternative to becoming a masochist. - Sally Kempton
Then he realized: 'I, indeed, am this creation; for I have poured it forth from myself.' In that way he became this creation. And verily, he who knows this becomes in this creation a creator. - Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
From that moment our love became sad, and sadness is a disease which gives the death-blow to affection. - Giacomo Casanova
I’m seeing so much of America today, Luya kept telling Lowell in nervously accented English. It became a personal catchphrase for him whenever things were not to his liking, he’d say that I’m seeing so much of America today. - Karen Joy Fowler
What I discovered I liked best about striking out on my bicycle was that the farther I got from home, the more interesting and unusual my thoughts became. - Richard Russo
Still the most magical day of my life was the day I became a mom. - Linda Becker
No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever meet someone who’s ALWAYS had EVERYTHING work out for them with ZERO struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist. - Chris Hardwick
I barely brushed towards her cheek as I moved towards her mouth, her nails tickled my chest, driving me insane. Kissing her became my single reason for breathing. - Katie McGarry
How many people came and stayed a certain time,Uttered light or dark speech that became part of youLike light behind windblown fog and sandFiltered and influenced by it, until no partRemains that is surely you. - John Ashbery
You know, people always talk about how Jesus came down to Earth as a human being. He became a human being, But no one ever takes into account what that means. - David Javerbaum
It became clear to her that all men, however respectable in appearance and however elevated their position in society, were utter weaklings in front of a beautiful woman. - The Yacoubian Building, p. 42 - Alaa Al Aswany
Spreading its wings, her love stretched out and touching his tangled, frozen soul and from the first word, became ensnared in its icy grip where it remained, intrinsically entwined within an alternating web of dreams and nightmares. Forever lost, forever lost... - Virginia Alison
No one knows who they are more than someone who changes their identity (before I became a farmer, I was a leadership coach). - M.C. Humphreys
The two brothers who sought to get their only family back, to feel her warmth, one lost his last family member and the other could never feel warmth again.The one who wanted her baby back lost chance of having one again,And the one who had a vision to see his country change became blind. - Hiromu Arakawa
You just became the most interesting person at this party. I don't think anyone here has worked an honest day in their lives. - Minority Report (TV show)
Courage is of no value unless accompanied by justice; yet if all men became just, there would be no need for courage. - Agesilaus the Second
we became the books we read. - Matthew Kelly
The acquisition of a book signalled not just the potential acquisition of knowledge but also something like the property rights to a piece of ground: the knowledge became a visitable place. - James Wood
The life is all about sharing a little part of your life to make others happy, to became happy. - Harsh Singh
The stage lost a fine actor, just as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
I wonder what became of you, your JohnnyRotten skin, no Emerald City eyes.You'd have been a beauty if you let inferiority steam your glasses with its candor, sans laughter. - Kristen Henderson
I tossed a stone into the Sea To see what it would do for me And the ripples went out And became ocean waves To return to the Sea inside of me - Mark A.Y. Nunez
He was responsible for administering an army that lacked time-tested procedures and routinized policies, so every decision became an improvisational act. - Joseph J. Ellis
Van Gogh became a painter because he had no ear for music.
Forget what we became, what matters is what we've become, and our potentials to overcome. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
There is no society in human history that ever suffered because its people became too reasonable. - Sam Harris
I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up. - Shania Twain
One never learns how the witch became wicked, or whether that was the right choice for her- is it ever the right choice? Does the devil ever struggle to be good again, or if so is he not a devil? - Gregory Maguire
James had a theory about caged birds, one he hoped to prove when he became a scientist someday. He believed that all birds that had their freedom taken from them eventually lost their voices. Once that happened, they could never find their true song. - Alice Hoffman
The secret to my success is actually simple: I failed so many times that succeeding eventually became a mathematical certainty. - Max Hawthorne
But when reality was hopeless, fantasy became more and more necessary. - Michael Grant
No one ever said that making love had to be a gently-flowing river which slowly became a flood. Sometimes the raging torrent came first. As it did now, as tempers drove it and the desire to fight each other became as compelling as the desire to drown in each other‘s surging swell. - Michelle Reid
Their long years together had shown him that it did not so much matter if marriage was a dull duty, as long as it kept the dignity of duty: lapsing from that, it became a mere battle of ugly appetites. - Edith Wharton
I imagined I was God for a millisecond And became speechless for a long time. - Dejan Stojanovic
He needed some sort of membrane between himself and experience, which, for him, became language.( on T.S.Eliot) - Jeanette Winterson
Passion kept one fully in the present, so that time became a series of mutually exclusive 'nows.' - Sue Halpern
Generations of parents have upheld this line if thinking. When a daughter showed a promise of talent, they saw it as a curse and worried that she would die young. Eventually, the very lack of talent became a sure sign of virtue for women. - He Zhen
Salvation is more than a word, It is His Word. His word became flesh so we have the opportunity to live. - Tabitha Robin
Same thing now; my freedom had to be paired with availability, or else it became a disorder. - Sophie Fontanel
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