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I made my own assessment of my life, and I began to live it. That was freedom.Fernando Flores

I met Bill Clinton in 1977 while I was working as a news reporter for KARK-TV in Little Rock, Arkansas. Shortly after we met, we began a sexual relationship that lasted for twelve years.Gennifer Flowers

When I began competing with the other artists in New York, I discovered classical North Indian music.Henry Flynt

Around 1967 I began backing away from dogmatic Leninism, not so much because I thought it was false, I just decided there was nothing utopian about it.Henry Flynt

At the same time, I was listening to black music, and I began to think that the best musicians were receiving the worst treatment. The people who were doing the greatest work were despised as lower class, with no dignity accorded to what they did.Henry Flynt

I began composing works which were imitative of the music I was being told about. I was also very interested in translating the music into visual terms.Henry Flynt

I began demonstrating against serious culture. In hindsight, the actual course of events has been very humiliating for me, because no one picked up on the intellectual critique I made.Henry Flynt

In classical oil painting, there seemed to be a radical turn to seeing things as the camera sees them, with that technological modification. I began to have a tremendous problem with all of this.Henry Flynt

When I came to New York, I began to meet the people who became the most famous artists of our time. I was insecure about my own level of ability, I didn't know whether I could compete with these people and, at the same time. I was wondering what is this anyway?Henry Flynt

I began the way nearly everybody I ever heard of - I began writing poetry. And I find that to be quite usual with writers, their trying their hand at poetry.Shelby Foote

In the nineteenth century the more grandiose word inspiration began to replace the word idea in the arts.Lukas Foss

In my early twenties, that's when I really began to write. Before that, I was too busy working, keeping myself going.Paula Fox

I began observing, making paintings of my surroundings, taking a vow of silence, listening, composing music, writing, and making time for formal education. Then I started telling stories.John Francis

I am re-reading Henry James as a change from history. I began with Daisy Miller, and I've just finished Washington Square. What a brilliant, painful book.Antonia Fraser

When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater.Morgan Freeman

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.Sigmund Freud

Twice I had been stopped by these jobs, and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on for about three or four weeks. And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on, the mail started to flood in.Jonathan Frid

In Globalization 1.0, which began around 1492, the world went from size large to size medium. In Globalization 2.0, the era that introduced us to multinational companies, it went from size medium to size small. And then around 2000 came Globalization 3.0, in which the world went from being small to tiny.Thomas Friedman

I think I started toddler gymnastics when I was around 3 or 4, and I began taking it seriously when I was 6.Nolan Gerard Funk

Whether you like it or not, Paris is the beating heart of Western civilisation. It's where it all began and ended.Alan Furst