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At the age of 16 I started performing with a dance band in the evenings and began earning more money than my father, but he was pleased for me.Jack Bruce

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

According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979.Zbigniew Brzezinski

I began with track and field because this is what I know.Sergei Bubka

The use of refined petroleum as fuel, which began in the 1850s, freed hundreds of millions of people from the toil of centuries, gave hundreds of millions more a life of ease and plenty, and, by allowing great cities to feed themselves from every corner of the world, multiplied the population of the earth fivefold.James Buchan

I began to feel that the drama of the truth that is in the moment and in the past is richer and more interesting than the drama of Hollywood movies. So I began looking at documentary films.Ken Burns

It was right after 9/11 and I decided to walk around the grounds of the Pentagon, because I had never been there. Out of nowhere comes this speeding camouflaged golf cart and this guy starts yelling at me, 'What do you think you're doing!' The guy wrote my name down and began to follow me before I got really scared and took off as fast as I could.Bill Burr

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

Well my taste wasn't very good when I first started out. But later, when I began to appreciate the art of acting, I would say the actress I most admire is Vanessa Redgrave.Ellen Burstyn

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

The enemy now began to appear from the mast-head.John Byng

New Orleans jazz is a complex and embracing art form that began about the same time as the blues and encompassed many of its excellences.Tim Cahill

I had this spooky psychological thing about 'The Piano' before it began, which was how everybody was going to go nuts on the set. Because a film tends to set up the way people are going to behave.Jane Campion

When I began working in not-for-profits, it was taking a vow of poverty, which eliminated huge numbers of folks.Geoffrey Canada

Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.Chris Cannon

I am especially grateful, however, to have known the fifties, before we began to poison our own civilization - or at least before the effects of the poison began to be felt.Orson Scott Card

I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories.George Carlin

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

When I began to be published, people got the idea that I should 'teach writing,' which I have no idea how to do and don't really believe in.Anne Carson

When I was in Paris, all of the German refugees began to flow in and it was a very sad time.Elliott Carter