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Never I Was Born

I was born in India - but never really lived there.

- Aasif Mandvi

Country I Was Born

I was born in the Bronx, and then my father moved us to the country at an early age.

- Abel Ferrara

I Was Born Shared

I was born in Jerusalem in 1939 to a poor family that shared a rented four-room apartment with two additional families and their children.

- Ada Yonath

Father Poland

My parents were Zionists born in Poland. My father was a rabbi who didn't know much about science and ran a grocery store in the neighborhood with my mother's help.

- Ada Yonath

Paid Poets

Poets are born, not paid.

- Addison Mizner

England I Was Born

I was born in England, but India is the only place I feel at home.

- Adnan Sami

Sex Fact

The fact that a baby can be born today and condemned to a life of hardship, struggle, and discrimination simply because of sex is enraging.

- Adora Svitak

Going I Was Born

On my Wikipedia page, it used to say I was born in Belfast, Ireland, then it said Belfast, Northern Ireland, and then it said Belfast, U.K. So there was a little war going on about where Belfast is located.

- Adrian McKinty

Woman Planet

Life on the planet is born of woman.

- Adrienne Rich

Scientific Poetic

Poetic knowledge is born in the great silence of scientific knowledge.

- Aime Cesaire

Circumstances Like

You can't control where you were born, the family you were born into, what you look like; you can't control any of those circumstances. The only thing you can control is how you react.

- Aisha Tyler

Play I Was Born

I was born in a mining village, and you either played football or played football. If you didn't play, there was something wrong with you.

- Alan Hansen

Technology Were

Technology is anything that wasn't around when you were born.

- Alan Kay

Need Made

Writers are born, not made. We can hone the craft. We need to try to encourage someone and make a dialogue, suggesting ways to do something differently or how to improve.

- Alan Zweibel

Missed I Was Born

I was born in '74, so I missed out on all the great early '60s and early '70s.

- Alanis Morissette

Cut Hanged

It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged.

- Aldous Huxley

Think Disease

Birds born in cages think that flying is a disease.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Wear Approaching

Our daughter was born in Chicago, and she's already showing it. The temperature has to be approaching zero for her to wear a hat.

- Aleksandar Hemon

Both My Parents Dad

Both my parents are Italian. My mom was born and raised in Italy. My dad was born in Canada, but then they moved to Italy.

- Alessia Cara

Decision Asian

It wasn't a conscious decision to search for my Asian self; it was an urgency born out of an emptiness I was trying to fill.

- Alex Tizon

Fact Learns

Dumbness comes from the fact that a child is born deaf and that it consequently never learns how to articulate, for it is by the medium of hearing that such instruction is acquired.

- Alexander Graham Bell

Fault Misfortune

No one is to blame. It is neither their fault nor ours. It is the misfortune of being born when a whole world is dying.

- Alexander Herzen

Kisses Sonata

My 10th Sonata is a sonata of insects. Insects are born from the sun... they are the sun's kisses.

- Alexander Scriabin

History His

On the day when man told the story of his life to man, history was born.

- Alfred de Vigny

American I Was Born

I was born in Hoboken. I am an American. Photography is my passion. The search for Truth my obsession.

- Alfred Stieglitz

Never I Was Born

I was born in Brooklyn, but I never lived there.

- Alice McDermott

Evil Nobody

Nobody is born evil.

- Alice Miller

Writing Enjoy

I'm not a born writer, and I don't enjoy writing.

- Alistair Maclean

Town Great Place

I was born in Rocky Mount, NC. The town of 24,000 proved a great place to spend the first 17 years of life. But, after that, onward, outward.

- Allan Gurganus

Color Still

America is a place where you can be born into a low-income household but still lift yourself up, and it doesn't matter what color you are.

- Alphonso Jackson

Love Like

I don't feel like millions of people are wrong because they love who they love or they were born how they were born.

- Amber Heard

Date Named

When my mother was born on 14 April, he named her after a Latin American holiday, the Day of Americas, that nobody knew about. My due date also happened to be 14 April.

- America Ferrera

Sometimes Been

I sometimes feel that I have been born to attract controversy.

- Amitabh Bachchan

City Capital

My mother was born in Latvia. She and most of her family fled from the capital city of Riga in 1944 with the final approach of the Soviet army.

- Amity Gaige

Always Like

Mothers have this huge influence, and I feel like they're always teaching us from the day we're born what to be afraid of, what to be cautious of, what we should like, and what we should look like.

- Amy Tan

Muslim Architect

So the premise of 'The Submission' is that there's an anonymous competition to design a 9/11 memorial and it's won by an American Muslim, an architect born and raised in Virginia, and his name is Mohammad Khan.

- Amy Waldman

Natural Performer

I'm not a natural born performer.

- Amy Winehouse

Friendship New

Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

- Anais Nin

Concept Very

The self was a very strange concept to me until I came to America, and my child was born with that entitlement, and that just thrilled me.

- Anchee Min

I Was Born Pretty

I was born in the U.S., and that's who I rep. Although when the winter Olympics come around, I'm pretty partial to Norway's success and what they do.

- Anders Holm

Uncle Brought

My mom was born in Korea - Seoul, Korea, during the '50s, '51. She was abandoned; her and my uncle were abandoned. My grandfather was a Seabee and adopted my mom and my uncle, and brought them to Compton in the '50s. That's where she was raised.

- Anderson Paak

Been Prime

It would have been so awesome to be born in the Thirties and be in your prime in the Fifties. Except for the whole being black thing, obviously!

- Andra Day

Relationship Made

Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.

- Andre Maurois

More I Was Born

When a little more than a teenager, I was a piano-bar pianist in the land where I was born and raised, Tuscany.

- Andrea Bocelli

Country Terror

I would never call people that are born in this country who are from Mexico 'terror babies.'

- Andrew Breitbart

Power Assuring

Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.

- Andrew Carnegie

Japan I Was Born

I was born in Yangzhou, China, two years after World War II ended. I was 5 when my family escaped to Taiwan. Eight years later, we moved to Japan.

- Andrew Cherng

Rules More

You're a Catholic in Italy when you're born, it's unthinkable to stop being Catholic. You just take the rules a lot more seriously, because it pervades your culture.

- Andrew Greeley

I Was Born Been

I've been gay since the day I was born.

- Andy Cohen

Like Sold

Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.

- Andy Warhol

Product Began

It's not unusual for a luxury company to be born from a single product and then diversify. Louis Vuitton began with luggage, and Gucci with leather goods.

- Angela Ahrendts

Deep Like

I do like the ocean wave, actually. I'm born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab - so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such - although not the wide-open and deep seas.

- Anjelica Huston

Play Things

Creativity was born out of necessity because I didn't have many things to play with.

- Ann Makosinski

City Some

Some people are born for the city. I'm not one of them.

- Ann Maxwell

Listening I Was Born

I was born during the Depression in a little community just outside Waco, and I grew up listening to Franklin Roosevelt on the radio.

- Ann Richards

Beginning Very

The one thing that never changes in America is that the white straight male is born with a promise. Women are not promised very much, and we embody our disappointment from the beginning.

- Anna D. Shapiro

Work I Was Born

There is no disgrace in working. There was no silver spoon around at the time I was born.

- Anna Held

Bring Thus

When Usenet was eclipsed by websites in the late 1990s, people from that world - many of them programmers - wanted to bring the freewheeling, amazing discussions of Usenet to the web. And thus, RSS was born.

- Annalee Newitz

Greatness Wealth

Human greatness does not lie in wealth or power, but in character and goodness. People are just people, and all people have faults and shortcomings, but all of us are born with a basic goodness.

- Anne Frank

I Was Born Brought

I was born in 1954. My parents were brought up in the war years, and life was hard.

- Annie Lennox

Optimist Cautious

I'm a born, cautious optimist.

- Anthony Fauci

Talent Fact

Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it.

- Anton Chekhov

Important I Was Born

The pressure, for me, is not important. I was born with pressure. The pressure is not important for me.

- Antonio Conte

Country I Was Born

I was born in the Second World War during the Nazi invasion of my country.

- Antonio Tabucchi

I Am Movies

I am not born to make dreamy movies.

- Anurag Kashyap

Grandfather He

My grandfather is from Peshawar; he was born there.

- Arjun Kapoor

Break Break Up

Children born of married parents in America face a higher risk of seeing them break up than children born of unmarried parents in Sweden.

- Arlie Russell Hochschild

Done You

The moment you're born you're done for.

- Arnold Bennett

Likely Them

It is our duty to see that our future citizens are well born; that they are properly nourished, and are reared in that environment most likely to develop in them their full capacity and powers.

- Arthur Capper

Choose I Was Born

When we attach ourselves to national identities, then we enter into a cycle of conflict. I didn't choose where I was born or who to be or what people would call me.

- Ashraf Barhom

Tongue Say

Men are born with two eyes, but with one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Charles Period

Charles Wyly was born Oct 13, 1933, in Lake Providence, La., and for a period lived with his family in a shack without electricity or plumbing.

- Charles Duhigg

I Was Born Been

I was born looking older - and I've been aging since I was a teenager.

- Charles Durning

Government Officials

I was not born into a rich family or a family of government officials.

- Chen Guangbiao

Social Another

I believe that if I wasn't born in this technological and 'social media' era, I would have found another way to express myself.

- Chiara Ferragni

Hampshire Brought

I was born in Cambridge but brought up in and around Winchester, in Hampshire. I've also lived in Hong Kong and America.

- Chris Geere

Father I Was Born

I was born during the war, on October 20, 1942, as the second of five children. My father, Rolf Volhard, was an architect.

- Christiane Nusslein-Volhard

Strong Grow

People aren't born strong. People grow stronger little by little, encountering difficult situations, learning not to run from them.

- Christina Grimmie

Like Mine

A friend of mine described it this way: When they were born it was like a meteor landed in our house and blew everything apart. We had to just put all the pieces back.

- Christine Lahti

Doing Bad

I'm bad at doing what I'm told. I'm a born free thinker.

- Christopher Monckton

Germany Before

My mother was born in a refugee camp in Germany before the family immigrated to western Canada. They were able to get visas thanks to my grandfather's older sister, who had immigrated between the wars.

- Chrystia Freeland

Rock Rock And Roll

I was a born rock n' roll sax player.

- Clarence Clemons

Kid Ranger

My history was the Western. I grew up with the Lone Ranger, the Cisco Kid and Bonanza. I felt as much a child of the West as someone born in Montana or Wyoming.

- Clive Sinclair

Singer Poland

Hinde Esther Singer was born in Poland on March 31, 1881, the daughter of Bathsheva and Pinchos Mendel Singer. Bathsheva was an intellectual, but both Bathsheva's father and her husband disapproved of erudite women.

- Clive Sinclair

Best Been

I've known Al Gore since he was born. He has been the best little boy, he was a boring child, and he has never done anything wrong.

- Cokie Roberts

Kid I Was Born

I was born with an extremely negative attitude. I was the kid who wouldn't smile in Christmas photos, was a poor sport, and hated a lot of things. I eventually grew out of my negativity when I matured.

- Colton Haynes


No, I was not born with a monocle in my eye.

- Conrad Veidt

Leader Trump

People understand that Trump is a born leader.

- Corey Lewandowski

Man Eat

Man is born to eat.

- Craig Claiborne

I Was Born Part

Acting, producing, writing, directing - it's all part of something that I believe I was born to be part of.

- Crystal Lowe

I Was Born Oh God

I never conceived of not writing a novel. I believed - oh, God, I believed, it was an article of faith! - I was born to write a novel.

- Cynthia Ozick

Law I Was Born

I was born and raised in Zambia in 1969. At the time of my birth, blacks were not issued birth certificates, and that law only changed in 1973.

- Dambisa Moyo

Parker Charlie Parker

Mozart was born Mozart. Charlie Parker was born Charlie Parker.

- Damien Chazelle

Environment Product

I don't know if people are born with a worldview or if their thinking is a product of their environment.

- Dana Perino

Understand Conducting

You can't expect someone born into a family with no music... to understand when I'm conducting the Schoenberg Variations.

- Daniel Barenboim

Natural Liars

Writers, all the good ones, are Natural Born Liars.

- Daniel Keys Moran

Before I Was Born

I was basically raised to look for chances to get even with several families for stuff that happened 30 or 40 years before I was born.

- Daniel Woodrell

Here I Was Born

I was born here in the States. I moved to Portugal when I was five. And then my parents put me in an English school.

- Daniela Ruah

Reason Discover

All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don't discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

- Danny Thomas

I Was Born Raised

I was born in Kodiak, and I was raised in a place called Dutch Harbor out on the Aleutian Islands. There's a show called the 'Deadliest Catch' on the Discovery Channel. And they film it on Dutch Harbor where I grew up.

- Darby Stanchfield