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My efforts to join the fight against breast cancer all began around the fact that women were getting short-changed in the medical arena.Evelyn Lauder

In parallel with the development of my interests in technical gadgetry I began to acquire a profound love of and respect for the natural world which motivates my scientific thinking to this day.Robert B. Laughlin

When I moved to Stanford I began to pursue the line of research I have been following ever since, namely trying to understand the larger implications of fractional quantum hall discovery.Robert B. Laughlin

I began to live as if there were no one save God and me in the world.Brother Lawrence

Artists of many diverse types began using simple forms to their own ends.Sol LeWitt

It was by listening to Goodman's band, that I began to notice the guitarist Charlie Christian, who was one of the first musicians to play solos in a big band set-up.Alvin Lee

Instead of the traditional emphasis on the sanctity of life, bioethics began to stress the quality of life, meaning that many damaged humans, young and old, don't qualify for personhood because their lives have lost value.John Leo

This new art made a deep impression on me, and I began to study it ardently.Ruggero Leoncavallo

I live by a hill. I began walking it and then I began jogging it and then I began sprinting it.Tea Leoni

The human race has been telling stories since it began.Doris Lessing

It was only as I wrote about it that I began to find paths of access to feelings that were intolerable to me then.Jonathan Lethem

I never really wanted to be an actor. And that was the beginning of it, I began to write things down and eventually became a writer on a television show.Barry Levinson

When I began to think about the head of the family, the storyteller, the rise of television which became the new storyteller, the break-up of the American family as an idea and then Avalon came.Barry Levinson

In '87 - four years after 'Sports' was released - my family and I began vacationing in Montana. I soon bought my first piece of land in Ravalli County, in the western part of the state.Huey Lewis

In the 18th century, people began to adopt the radical new idea that love should be the most fundamental reason for marriage and that young people should be free to choose their marriage partners independently.Jardine Libaire

However, I began composing as soon as I started taking piano lessons.Gyorgy Ligeti

I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony.Gyorgy Ligeti

I probably spent the first 20 years of my life wanting to be as American as possible. Through my 20s, and into my 30s, I began to become aware of how so much of my art and architecture has a decidedly Eastern character.Maya Lin

The length of exposure (one minute in sunlight) is still too long for the portrait. It was fifteen minutes when I first began my work. Progress may continue.Gabriel Lippmann

I wanted when we began this to have a conversation, the kind that you're able to have, and the only way I knew how to do it was not to have a pre-interview.James Lipton