When i started flirting with the hustle, failure became my ex, now I'm engaged to the game and married to success.— Lil Wayne
Most Powerful Became quotations
Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds.
I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.
Lord Jesus, You are my righteousness, I am your sin.
You took on you what was mine; yet set on me what was yours. You became what you were not, that I might become what I was not.
In a theatre it happened that a fire started off stage.
The clown came out to tell the audience. They thought it was a joke and applauded. He told them again, and they became still more hilarious. This is the way, I suppose, that the world will be destroyed-amid the universal hilarity of wits and wags who think it is all a joke.
I found I had less and less to say, until finally, I became silent, and began to listen. I discovered in the silence, the voice of God
Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
It became the middle finger I couldn’t raise in PR photographs.
The mustache became my silent last word in the verbal battles I was losing with higher headquarters on rules, targets, and fighting the war.
Through my LSD experience and my new picture of reality, I became aware of the wonder of creation, the magnificence of nature and of the animal and plant kingdom. I became very sensitive to what will happen to all this and all of us.
I became a vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry and unhappy like we do. I feel very deeply about vegetarianism and the animal kingdom. It was my dog Boycott who led me to question the right of humans to eat other sentient beings.
All badness is spoiled goodness. A bad apple is a good apple that became rotten. Because evil has no capital of its own, it is a parasite that feeds on goodness.
And you became like coffee, in the deliciousness, and the bitterness, and the addiction.
We must define flattery and praise; they are distinct. Trajan was encouraged to virtue by the panegyric Pliny; Tiberius became obstinate in vice from the flattery of his senators.
I swear that ever since the first day You brought me back to life, The day You became my Friend, I have not slept - And even if You drive me from your door, I swear again that we will never be separated - Because You are alive in my heart
It became easy for me to detach myself from the course of life, so that while my hands and mind were engaged in the common affairs of every day, my spirit maintained its attitude of communion with God.
I worked at a factory owned by Germans, at coal pits owned by Frenchmen, and at a chemical plant owned by Belgians. There I discovered something about capitalists. They are all alike, whatever the nationality. All they wanted from me was the most work for the least money that kept me alive. So I became a communist.
I could only achieve success in my life through self-discipline, and I applied it until my wish and my will became one.
In the beginning the church was a fellowship of men and women centering on the living Christ. Then the church moved to Greece where it became a philosophy. Then it moved to Rome where it became an institution. Next, it moved to Europe, where it became a culture. And, finally, it moved to America where it became an enterprise.
Because of his boundless love, Jesus became what we are that he might make us to be what he is.
Each problem that I solved became a rule, which served afterwards to solve other problems.
I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.
No dream became destiny without plans and persistence.
I thought when I became a Christian I had nothing to do but just to lay my oars in the bottom of the boat and float along. But I soon found that I would have to go against the current.
I soon became aware that there wasn't enough time or opportunity to kiss all the girls in the world. The best thing is to stay cool - just be choosy and wait for the right opportunity.
When I was perceived as a black man I became a threat to public safety.
When I was dressed as myself, it was my safety that was threatened.
Jesus Christ knew the only way He would stop Satan is by becoming one in nature with him...He became one with the nature of Satan, so all those who had the nature of Satan can partake of the nature of God.
After I came home from the 1936 Olympics with my four medals, it became increasingly apparent that everyone was going to slap me on the back, want to shake my hand or have me up to their suite. But no one was going to offer me a job.
My political position springs from my being a novelist.
In so far as I am concerned, politics and the novel are an indivisible case and I can categorically state that I became politically committed because I am a novelist, not the opposite.
I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent.
I also became a vegetarian when I was 14 because I realized eating animals was cruel.
The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads.
I kept my culture. I kept the music of my roots. Through my music I became this voice and image of Africa and the people without even realising.
I was quite the spoiled brat. I have quite a temper, obviously inherited from my father, and I became very good at ordering everyone around. I was the princess; the staff were absolutely terrified of me.
When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.