I elect to stay on the soil of which I was born and on the plot of ground which I have fairly bought and honestly paid for. Don’t advise me to leave, and don’t add insult to injury by telling me it’s for my own good; of that I am to be the judge.
Art is born of humiliation.
Because of the dog’s joyfulness, our own is increased. It is no small gift. It is not the least reason why we should honor as love the dog of our own life, and the dog down the street, and all the dogs not yet born.
These three movements were born spontaneously and independently of the initiative of a few French patriots who had a place in the old political groups and parties.
I was born in New York City in 1926, four years after my parents and my brother migrated to the United States from the city of Odessa in Russia.
It is incontestable and deplorable that Negroes have committed crimes; but they are derivative crimes. They are born of the greater crimes of the white society.
Anyone born and bred in Northern Ireland can’t be too optimistic.
We’re born with the desire, but we don’t really know how to choose. We don’t know what our taste is, and we don’t know what we are seeing.
For we are born in other’s pain, and perish in our own.
Although they arrived in New York penniless, my parents scraped together enough savings to establish the first of several small businesses just after I was born.