born quotes

I'm born originally in Toronto, and I have what I call my 'Fame' story. I took a Greyhound bus and went to Alvin Ailey and received Dunham, Horton, Graham technique there, but I could never take my eyes off of Balanchine doing 'Nutcracker'; to me he's the best who ever did it.Laurieann Gibson

My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born, but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring. I was hooked.Elizabeth Taylor

'Marielena' was a wonderful experience that so many people still remember today. It challenged me to practice my Spanish. Having been born and raised in Miami, English was very much my dominant language!Maria Canals Barrera

I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.Audrey Hepburn

People have been born in refugee camps and they are getting tired of that.Javier Bardem

Some people are born with the necessary gift, and some work hard to build on the few gifts they have.Peter Garrett

Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.William Shakespeare

A person is born with a liking for profit.Xun Zi

I was born in Newark, New Jersey, and grew up in Summit, an upscale town in north Jersey. There was this tiny area of Summit where most of the black families lived. My parents and I lived in a duplex house on Williams Street.Ice T

Friends are born, not made.Henry Adams

I've always done things the hard way. I was born like a piece of tangled yarn. The job is trying to untangle it, and I'll probably go on doing it for the rest of my life.Karen Allen

I was born with an ability to concentrate very hard on a job for a long time.Lord Mountbatten

I quit my last real job, as a writer at a magazine, when I was twenty-one. That was the moment when I lost my place of prestige on the fast track, and slowly, millimeter by millimeter, I started to get found, to discover who I had been born to be, instead of the impossibly small package, all tied up tightly in myself, that I had agreed to be.Anne Lamott