As I've gotten older, I've become attracted to things that have substance.
I decided to become a painter when my first four paintings where all published and attracted a great deal of interest. I exhibited one of them and it was sold.
Running for attorney general troubled me. Because I was worried I would simply become just a figurehead and that's not me.
Those who are silent, self-effacing and attentive become the recipients of confidences.
The government can become so elitist and concentrate on elitist interests. To help the government, you must constantly hold its attention.
Moreover, environmental health at the local level has become narrowly focused, very much defined around regulations and the attendant regulatory debates.
A lot of designers become hot, attend every party, and then you don't hear about them again.
The attacks of September 11 persuaded many Americans that what might seem to be obscure or distant potential threats can very quickly materialize and it therefore makes sense to attend to them even before they become urgent.
The best writers attempt to become alternative historians.
Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives.
Everybody, I think, who hopes to become a judge would aspire to be able to write as well as Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. None are going to be able to attain that.
If the president of the United States says that attacks on civilians, starvation, and denial of religious freedom in Sudan are important international issues, they become so.
The U.S. has already suffered a devastating attack on September 11, 2001, and may again become a target.
I think a lot of programs, policies have been put in place since 9/11, have prevented a 9/11-style attack. On the other hand, I think the threat has become greater, not lesser.
The attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi has become a political football in the presidential campaign, with all the grandstanding and misinformation that entails.
I've fallen prey to my fair share of moments of the phobias of others and the way that that can become an attack.
In the '80s, Ronald Reagan inspired me to become politicized, because I grew up in that era when everything I cared about was under attack.
Cuba has become a symbol of courageous resistance to attack. Since 1959, Cuba has been under attack from the hemispheric superpower.