began quotes

When I first began choreographing, I never thought of it as choreography but as expressing feelings. Though every piece is different, they are all trying to get at certain things that are difficult to put into words. In the work, everything belongs to everything else - the music, the set, the movement and whatever is said.Pina Bausch

A few years after my first son was born, he wanted to know how we chose his name, so I began reading him the story of Noah's Ark.Boris Becker

But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.Ruben Blades

I began to see that my problems, seen spiritually, were really my soul's plusses.Lionel Blue

I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for.Ian Botham

Very early in life I became fascinated with the wonders language can achieve. And I began playing with words.Gwendolyn Brooks

For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.Tammy Bruce

I think that the change began... I made a film a few years ago called The Spitfire Grill, and that didn't make much money either, but it was a good film and an independent film.Ellen Burstyn

I began reading science fiction before I was 12 and started writing science fiction around the same time.Octavia Butler

When he was twenty-three or twenty-four my father began to learn German and read philosophy in his spare hours, which did not look as though he were destined to remain long on board ship!Edward Carpenter

My hunch is that pop culture began to stagnate the moment Americans started to love the past more than they did the future.Graydon Carter

Once they began doing 'Celebrity Apprentice,' apparently the audience wasn't that keen on the ordinary apprentice. That is probably the best indictment with our fascination with celebrity in our culture, which drives me crazy.David Cassidy

Upon arriving, meeting their teachers and signing up for classes, these students began to realize that their attendance at Delaware State University was not a goal achieved, but rather a dream being sewn - a first step, if you will.Michael N. Castle

In 1937, I began, like Lazarus, the impossible return.Whittaker Chambers

I was 7 years old when the '80s began and 17 years old when they ended, so it was an incredibly formative decade for me.Ernest Cline

When I began playing the game, baseball was about as gentlemanly as a kick in the crotch.Ty Cobb

You would go mad if you began to speculate about the impact your novel might have while you were still writing it.Jonathan Coe

When the women's movement began, it was a middle-class phenomenon. Certainly, black women had other stuff to think about in the '60s besides a women's movement. Working-class women were slow to get into it.Gail Collins

The first is that instead of writing a sequel, which is what most people do, this is in fact a prequel. Although we didn't know that when we began the process.James Collins

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago, during and immediately after World War II.Barry Commoner