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The more I support with my economic plans the building of a middle class, the quicker they're going to turn around and say, 'Hey, we want a bigger say in things.' So, I knew what I was getting into right at the beginning. It's the right thing to do.~Abdullah II of Jordan


Support Beginning Building

I see the Beijing National Stadium as an architectural project. I accepted Herzog and De Meuron's invitation to collaborate on the design, and our proposal won the competition. From beginning to end, I stayed with the project. I am committed to fostering relationships between a city and its architecture.~Ai Weiwei


Architecture End Beginning

From the beginning, I've had to juggle and weigh the silly things people say - and I've learnt that they're meaningless, and they're mostly inaccurate. So I don't worry about it, because there's nothin' for me to deal with.~Alicia Keys


Beginning People Me

I did theatre when I was nine, I think. Nine and ten, and that was just the beginning of my whole involvement in acting, my whole interest. I don't really remember it that well. But it was really fun. I mean, it was exciting just to be on stage in front of an audience. It gives you a different kind of rush.~Amanda Seyfried


Beginning Fun Theatre

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.~Andre Gide


Experience Beginning

We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.~Andrew Jackson


Determination Beginning

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose - not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.~Anne Sullivan


Time Beginning Purpose

I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.~Anne Sullivan


Education Beginning I Am

The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium.~Arthur C. Clarke


Beginning World Real

You have come to a stage where you almost have to work on yourself. You know, on finding some tranquility with which to respond to these things, because I realize that the biggest risk that many of us run is beginning to get inured to the horrors.~Arundhati Roy


Work Beginning Risk

When I first started, I just wanted to work. I wouldn't necessarily do anything, but I'd pretty much almost do anything at the very beginning.~Aaron Paul


Work Beginning First

Since the beginning of my recording career in 1975, I have had a little difficulty because the pop stations think I'm a jazzer who doesn't have a feeling for pop, so it's hard to get my records played. Similarly, black urban radio doesn't understand that with my R&B roots, I am more than a jazz singer. So I get pigeonholed.~Al Jarreau


Beginning I Am Roots

Romeo is the most misunderstood character in literature, I think. He's hardcore to play because he's displaying the characteristics of Hamlet at the beginning, and, well, then everything else happens.~Alan Cumming


Character Beginning Play

But naturalists are now beginning to look beyond this, and to see that there must be some other principle regulating the infinitely varied forms of animal life.~Alfred Russel Wallace


Life Beginning Animal

In preparing my thesis, I have had the pleasure of collecting testimonies from colleagues such as Placido Domingo but also from singing teachers and musicologists. The entire course of study has confirmed what I already thought, that the value and meaning of opera singing, at the beginning of the third millennium, remain intact.~Andrea Bocelli


Beginning Value Singing

I would advise any beginning writer to write the first drafts as if no one else will ever read them - without a thought about publication - and only in the last draft to consider how the work will look from the outside.~Anne Tyler


Work Beginning Look

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.~Anna Quindlen


Work Beginning Yourself

Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.~Anna Quindlen


Life Endings Beginnings

At the beginning of 1955 only about 60 percent of American homes had TVs.~Annette Funicello


Beginning American Percent

That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous - I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist - for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end.~Anthony Holden


End Beginning Book

The shock of any trauma, I think changes your life. It's more acute in the beginning and after a little time you settle back to what you were. However it leaves an indelible mark on your psyche.~Alex Lifeson


Life Time Beginning

I think climbing is less a sport and more a hobby, and as such, I think everybody's a beginning climber.~Alex Lowe


Beginning Think Climbing

We, in our Province, are beginning to realize and appreciate that our slowness in keeping up with our North American neighbours may well have been a blessing in disguise.~Alex Campbell


May Beginning Blessing

What we are only now beginning to fully realize is that in seeking material pleasure too constantly, the capacity for enjoyment or fulfillment decreases and eventually becomes exhausted.~Alex Campbell


Beginning Realize Now

The year was 1882. The palace was the Luxembourg Palace: the ball, the Senat Bal, held at the beginning of autumn. It was still warm, and so the garden was used as well. I was the soprano. I was Lilliet Berne.~Alexander Chee


Beginning Garden Autumn

I had a job, I got ill, I left the job to get better, and while I was getting better, I wrote some stories. I sent them to some publishers and the fifth one who replied said they'd take them. Then they went bankrupt. Then that bankrupt publisher got bought by a bigger firm. Story: in the end is the beginning, and in the beginning is the end.~Ali Smith


End Beginning Job

The donning of the ear buds marks the beginning of teen life, when children set off on their own for the passage through adolescence.~Amity Shlaes


Life Children Beginning

I've been very lucky, from the beginning. I've found that as long as you're fundamentally good - as long as you're not being bad to people - people give you a lot of room to be yourself, because being yourself is being honest. And that's what people want to see.~Andrew Mason


Good Be Yourself Beginning

That's such a thrill - a story I wrote at the beginning of my career, and it's still packin' the house.~Anne McCaffrey


Beginning Career Story

Ruins, for me, are the beginning. With the debris, you can construct new ideas. They are symbols of a beginning.~Anselm Kiefer


Beginning Me Ideas

What does the artist do? He draws connections. He ties the invisible threads between things. He dives into history, be it the history of mankind, the geological history of the Earth or the beginning and end of the manifest cosmos.~Anselm Kiefer


History End Beginning

The British bombing of Caen beginning on D-Day in particular was stupid, counter-productive and above all very close to a war crime.~Antony Beevor


War Beginning Stupid

Throughout history, story telling was at the very beginning of life.~Anthony Horowitz


Life History Beginning

At the beginning of June 1944, the war was reaching a climax. German troops had been brutalised by the savagery of the ongoing fighting in Russia, where the Red Army was secretly preparing its vast encirclement of the Germans' Army Group Centre.~Antony Beevor


War Beginning June

I have not taken my good looks seriously from the beginning. When I would be teased by my friends about my looks, I would just make a self-deprecating remark and let it pass.~Arjun Rampal


Good Friends Beginning

I've really enjoyed starting Quora from the beginning. It's really nice to have a new start to things.~Adam D'Angelo


Beginning Start Nice

Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.~Ahmed Ben Bella


Beginning Development Why

When I talk about the assets, that was at the beginning of the talks. I was president then. I'm not president now. When I said it, this would be a sign of goodwill to begin the talks.~Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani


Beginning Talk Said

I always work the same way, starting from the beginning of the weekend, so I know at the beginning of the race, from all that I have analysed during the practice, whether I will win the race or not.~Alain Prost


Work Beginning Practice

At the beginning, because the lives of the hostages were at stake, then during this silent period we have taken several measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister.~Alberto Fujimori


Beginning Silent Like

If you are an antichrist, you won't believe in the bible prophecy from the beginning. Which means, you won't believe that physical immortality will become possible.~Alex Chiu


Beginning Believe You

In the beginning I pushed toward perfection, but it takes time to get to certain places.~Alexander Wang


Time Beginning Perfection

It wasn't until the movie came out that it all changed for us. Some people say it was the start of Ten Years After, but in another way, it was the beginning of the end.~Alvin Lee


End Beginning People

Fortunately, historians are now beginning to recognise the historic role of Islam as a liberating force for peoples oppressed by the burdens of unjust social systems.~Aly Khan


Beginning Islam Now

My father wanted a boy. I was supposed to be called Albert. That was probably the beginning of why things got so complicated, because I wasn't a boy.~Anouska Hempel


Father Beginning Boy

As a result of World War II, European artists migrated to America, enlarging the scene and diminishing Paris as the center. America was beginning its dominance of the art world with the emergence of the Abstract Expressionists.~Arne Glimcher


Art War Beginning

The toughest challenge I faced came right at the beginning of my career with 'Blood Knot,' which was trying to convince South African audiences that South African stories also had a place on the stage.~Athol Fugard


Challenge Beginning Trying

It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again.~A. E. van Vogt


Beginning Touch Beginnings

The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning.~A. B. Yehoshua


Beginning Writing Process

It's nice to know when you're a part of a story, it's nice to know at least something about the beginning, middle, and end.~Aaron Stanford


End Beginning Nice

At the beginning of the nineteenth century we abandoned tradition, it's at that point that I intend to renew it because the present is built on the past just as the past was built on the times that went before it.~Adolf Loos


Past Beginning Tradition

Anytime I'm at a club or a party, I'm dancing from beginning to end.~Agnes Bruckner


End Beginning Party

Turkey has worked alongside its allies from the beginning.~Ahmet Davutoglu


Beginning Turkey Allies

I found a greater identity with my own emotions in the Armenian culture as I grew older, as well as from the beginning, although I didn't know anything about it.~Alan Hovhaness


Culture Beginning Identity

So I had the worst experience at the very beginning, and things have been getting better since.~Alex Cox


Experience Beginning

I'm in a stage where I feel like I need to retrain my mind, because since the beginning of my career, I've been such a fighter and a little hustler and someone who just tried to stay afloat in this business.~Ali Larter


Business Beginning Mind

Usually in stories there are big problems in the beginning or couples are pulling away, there's a lot of bitterness.~Amy Ryan


Beginning Problems Away

The Democratic Party has gotten narrower and it's gotten smaller and it's fundamentally wrong on all the key questions involving the economic future of this country and our hopes of prosperity. And many Americans are beginning to realize that.~Artur Davis


Future Beginning Party

In the beginning, I was searching for myself in my music. My music was for me. I didn't have the mental room to be conscious of the listener; I wrote to save myself.~Ayumi Hamasaki


Music Myself Beginning

Jazz music, as is also the case with the old down-home spirituals, gospel and jubilee songs, jumps, shouts and moans, is essentially an American vernacular or idiomatic modification of musical conventions imported from Europe, beginning back during the time of the early settlers of the original colonies.~Albert Murray


Music Time Beginning

It's a play where something went wrong, 'Cause it's five hours, twelve minutes long. If you sit there, my friend, From beginning 'til end, Then your bladder better be strong!~Allan Sherman


Strong End Beginning

The epic implications of being human end in more than this: We start our lives as if they were momentous stories, with a beginning, a middle and an appropriate end, only to find that they are mostly middles.~Anatole Broyard


End Beginning Start

I think from the very beginning with 'We Are Young,' there was never any question about where we wanted the song to go and what we wanted it to sound like. And we knew that we wanted it to be big, we wanted it to be booming over the speakers at an arena or something.~Andrew Dost


Beginning Young Song

In the beginning, everybody that gets to work with me, thinks I'm nice. But three weeks later, they hear a bell ringing. Then they realise I meant everything I said during that first week. It's not my fault people are not taking me serious from the first moment.~Andrew Eldritch


Work Week Beginning

Developing characters is a strange thing. In the beginning they are abstract and I wonder how to move on from there.~Ann Brashares


Beginning Strange Wonder

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.~Anna Jameson


Fear Religion Beginning

I didn't build Auntie Anne's alone. That would have been impossible. From the very beginning, we had a team around us that was exceptional. Our company was successful because of the dedicated people who worked for us.~Anne F. Beiler


Alone Team Beginning

My mom always knew I was going to be an actor because I was a ham from the very beginning, so she would push me toward it, which is really unconventional for Indian families to do.~Aarti Mann


Mom Beginning Me

The history of mankind is confined within a limited period, and from every quarter brings an intimation that human affairs have had a beginning.~Adam Ferguson


History Beginning Human

At the beginning of 'The Hills,' I couldn't watch myself because I'm very critical and would pick myself to pieces. But with movies I feel like it's different because you're playing a character. So it's like watching yourself but not watching yourself.~Audrina Patridge


Myself Character Beginning

But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire.~Avi Arad


Community Beginning Box

There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.~Alan Bleasdale


Woman Great Beginning

From the beginning, the sensation of the marvelous presupposes faith.~Alejo Carpentier


Faith Beginning Marvelous

A lot of the biking sequences in the beginning, like going down the steps and over the ramp, I of course didn't do any of that stuff. I wish I could have but I didn't.~Alex D. Linz


Beginning Wish Down

We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant.~Alfred Eisenstaedt


Art Beginning World

The people of Shishmaref want their community to survive, but they are holding on to their legacy by a very delicate thread indeed. The threat of their land disappearing is only the beginning.~Amy J. Berg


Community Legacy Beginning

I think the human race made a big mistake at the beginning of the industrial revolution, we leaped for the mechanical things, people need the use of their hands to feel creative.~Andre Norton


Beginning Creative People

It was clear from the beginning that I was going to be a musician.~Andrew Gold


Beginning Clear Going

The difference between 'lighght' and another type of poem with more words is that it doesn't have a reading process. Even a five-word poem has a beginning, middle, and end. A one-word poem doesn't. You can see it all at once. It's instant.~Aram Saroyan


End Beginning Words

I'm supposed to be making comics, so I had to do it the best way I knew how, which is what those guys at the beginning of the Twentieth Century were doing.~Art Spiegelman


Best Beginning Doing

I have been very interested in labor movement. If I could have wished another life, I would have loved to be a pioneer woman in the beginning of labor movement.~Astrid Lindgren


Life Woman Beginning