I grew up in Queens and New Jersey. I started doing children's theater when I was seven to get out of school because I didn't fit in.
Nobody ever grew despondent looking for trouble.
We wouldn't ask why a rose that grew from the concrete for having damaged petals, in turn, we would celebrate its tenacity, we would all love its will to reach the sun, well, we are the roses, this is the concrete and these are my damaged petals, don't ask me why, thank god, and ask me how.
He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust;
He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
I grew up watching 'Superman.' As a child, when I first learned to dive into a swimming pool, I wasn't diving, I was flying, like Superman. I used to dream of rescuing a girl I had a crush on from a playground bully.
I grew up in the kitchen, mostly with my grandfather, my mother and my aunt Raffy.
I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it.
If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.
On the king's gate the moss grew gray;
The king came not. They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in his father's stead.
I'm now an agnostic but I grew up on the King James version, which I'm eternally grateful for.
I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.
The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for, and next thing I knew I had a book.
I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life.
We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great, hard-working, honest, ethical person.
Whether the flower looks better in the nosegay than in the meadow where it grew and we had to wet our feet to get it! Is the scholastic air any advantage?
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, that one small head could carry all he knew.
I grew up in a very large family in a very small house.
I never slept alone until after I was married.
After my father had seen me in five or six things, he said, Son, your mother and I really enjoyed your recent film, and I must say that you're a lot like John Wayne. And I said, How so? And he said, Well, you're exactly the same in all your roles. Now, as a modern American actor, that's not what you want to hear. But for a guy who watched John Wayne movies and grew up in Iowa, it's a sterling compliment.
I am grateful for all my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.
It is possible to enjoy the Mozart concerto without being able to play the clarinet. In fact, you can learn to be an expert connoisseur of music without being able to play a note on any instrument. Of course, music would come to a halt if nobody ever learned to play it. But if everybody grew up thinking that music was synonymous with playing it, think how relatively impoverished many lives would be. Couldn't we learn to think of science in the same way?
While I was at Microsoft, the annual revenues grew larger than the GDP of the Republic of Ghana.
I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection.
I grew up with the mindset that when you get home from work, you go to dinner and watch a movie. I don't want to be going to a club and taking off my panties.