To be born in India is to arrive into the world swimming in religion.
The reality is life is a single-player game. You’re born alone. You’re going to die alone. All of your interpretations are alone. All your memories are alone. You’re gone in three generations and nobody cares. Before you showed up, nobody cared. It’s all single-player.
The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here.
As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.
I wouldn’t say that I was a born performer, because I work very hard at it.
These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.
The most important thing to realize is we’re not blank slates at birth. We don’t start off with nothing in our heads, and then get imprinted entirely by our environment. There’s something in our heads on the day we’re born, and then we grow up and make choices.
I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time.
I really feel that political will is born out of popular will.
I don’t want to be treated like I came from another planet or something or was somehow born with some weird birthright or super power. I don’t view myself that way. I am a normal guy, picking up the crap from the dog and scraping the BBQ and having a beer and fixing the shed...
The human species was not born into a market economy. Bees won’t sell you honey if you offer them an electronic funds transfer. The human species imagined money into existence, and it exists – for us, not mice or wasps – because we go on believing in it.
Youthfulness is about how you live not when you were born.
Lots of times you can feel as an exile in a country that you were born in.
It is only the cynicism that is born of success that is penetrating and valid.
I’m doing stand-up comedy. I’m working on a one-woman show about how I don’t like my baby. There is a period of time where a baby is born where the next 3 months is harrowing. A lot of people say it’s the most wonderful time, but for me it was harrowing.
A moment is born repeatedly in the fields of uncertainty.
Unicorns are immortal. It is their nature to live alone in one place: usually a forest where there is a pool clear enough for them to see themselves-for they are a little vain, knowing themselves to be the most beautiful creatures in all the world, and magic besides. They mate very rarely, and no place...
I’m born with a pencil in my hand. I did lots of sketching.
Ain’t no man can avoid being born average, but there ain’t no man got to be common.
The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born.