I'm avoiding having an assistant because then I would become the horrible boss. I can't justify having an assistant as a 25-year-old; I just can't do it!
I was determined not to become an American citizen but I did it for completely cynical reasons: to avoid paying inheritance tax in the U.S.
The laws have become so straight-jacketing that presidents and their aides dare not keep journals or diaries, lest they be subpoenaed by avid special prosecutors.
Had I not become a professional golfer, I think I would have pursued some type of career in aviation.
As more podcasts become available, it's becoming a challenge to keep everything in order.
In 1960, I enrolled in the chemical engineering program at UNAM, as this was then the closest way to become a physical chemist, taking math-oriented courses not available to chemistry majors.
Beauty has been democratised. No longer the preserve of movie stars and models but available to all. But while the invitation to beauty is welcomed, it has become not so much an option as an imperative.
The children of great authors do not, as a rule, become writers.
The Palestinian Authority has become the biggest terror body in the world.
We should be forced to give so many exemptions and concessions (inevitably to the benefit of high spending authorities in Inner London) that the flat-rate poll tax would rapidly become a surrogate income tax.
In authoritarian societies, cultural institutions tend to become ideological proxies - think of the National Ballet in Cuba or the East German gymnastics team.
Had I not become entangled with music, I would have become an author much earlier.
I would very much like to become a best-selling author.
The idea is to become a best-selling author first and then the rest of my books will be slam dunks.
The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.
Guys are really lucky. We become our authentic selves the older we get.
Thankfully, Australia has emerged from its inauspicious colonial beginnings to become a proud nation, a nation that overcame those primeval prejudices.
It makes me sick to my stomach what Australia Day has become.
If the program goes off track again due to recession, this should not become a pretext for the imposition of more austerity measures.
In August 2008, I moved with the man who would become my husband from Boston to a cabin in rural North Carolina.