When I finally let go of the thought that I had to please everyone is when I became free to be myself.
As soon as I saw [Barrett], we both hugged and talked and forgave each other. I think we became truer friends, better than we were before the fight.
I became quite successful very young, and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and I just worked so hard at it.
Francis Ford Coppola
When I became an actor, I knew that there were only two ways of going about it - either I become an actor who has expectations, or the reverse of it.
I loved Wilson Pickett, so I just went on from there. I became sort of a semi-groupie because, I don't know, I got bitten by the music bug.
We went through so much, I had to give up. If you win too often, your discipline slips. We became too friendly. You suffer and cry together, you laugh and win together. And you can’t have that for too long.
When I became the NASA administrator - or before I became the NASA administrator - Barack Obama charged me with three things. One was he wanted me to help re-inspire children to want to get into science and math, he wanted me to expand our international relationships, and third, and perhaps foremost, he wanted me to find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science … and math and engineering.
U.A.E.'s continuously growing initiatives in the field of charitable and humanitarian works became a basic component of our foreign activities.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Since I became more confident, I've thought, 'Right, let me get myself on the market'. So I joined Tinder and Chappie, and it was funny because, at first, the sites thought I was an imposter.
My mother grew up in abject poverty in Mississippi, an elementary school dropout. Yet, with the support of women around her, she returned to school and graduated as class valedictorian - the only one of her seven siblings to finish high school. She became a librarian and then a United Methodist minister.