The last thing in the world I should have done was go into the theater because was inordinately shy as a young man. I couldn't open my mouth. At a party, I was the one stuck up against the wall. I was embarrassed about talking. I felt that I couldn't talk well.

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My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when she decided to marry a black man in the '60s. When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.

By : Lisa Bonet

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I started singing at the Met when I was seven, and the competition was so fierce that it really prepared me.

By : Emily Rossum

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My book has a lot of parts of my life that people don't know about.

By : Maureen Forrester

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I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.

By : Maya Lin

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Martina's gone with people who don't want to be out, and it drives her crazy because she'd rather be open.

By : Billie Jean King

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If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it.

By : David Horowitz

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We grew up in a very creative environment and were exposed to the arts at a very young age, so it's not a surprise that all of us are in some form of the arts.

By : Spike Lee

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When I was to come to Washington the first time as Music Director of the Boston Symphony, Mrs. Johnson phoned us to find out if they could give us a party and who we would like to meet.

By : Erich Leinsdorf

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We started combining the use of light and the use of theatrics and the use of as many art forms as possible, and it's still growing - that's the whole idea of it.

By : Alice Cooper

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I think that America will not trust a party to defend America that isn't willing to defend itself.

By : James Carville

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Then in came this script with another very low offer, and another drug addict and a depressing and difficult part to play. I thought, 'Why should I put myself through that for hardly any money?'

By : Ellen Burstyn

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In my case, I pay a standard premium to participate in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Plan for my wife and myself out of each month's paycheck.

By : Virgil Goode

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