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I just kind of fell into acting.
When I was young, people were almost identified solely by the kind of music they liked. People fell into categories of who liked what.
I tried snowboarding at 14, and I absolutely fell in love with it. I snowboarded every day off I had, every weekend I had off of school, every holiday we had off from school, and it became a huge part of my life, not just what I love to do, but really just kind of who I was.
The 1980s was a time of the great recession of interactive entertainment. When Atari fell in 1982, until Nintendo launched its console, video games were an outcast for five years.
In ’92 – ’93, I was at that age when I was looking for my identity and that’s when I found dance music and I really fell in love with it.
As I get older, my appreciation for wine has just increased. I fell in love with wine through my travels, but knowing what the wine country is all about definitely makes it my own.
I started modeling and after a while the photographer Bruce Weber introduced me to Joel Schumacher, who cast me in my first film, and I just fell in love.
But who cares? I can honestly look back and realize that everything happened for a reason. Everything that fell apart has fallen back into place beautifully and magically.
We never intended to be comedic directors; it was just something we fell into.
They say the music you listen to in your formative years stays with you and leaves an impression for the rest of your life. For me, the things that I fell in love with happened in the ’70s, when artists were nurtured by record companies and it wasn’t about singles.
The only time I had what you would call life-threatening fear was when I was on the Moon. Towards the end of our stay, we got excited and we were going to do the high jump, and I jumped and fell over backwards. That was a scary time, because if the backpack got broken, I would have had it. But everything held together.
Look at what has occurred in history. When the Berlin Wall fell, it was not surprising, but it was unexpected. Who predicted the Arab Spring? Nobody expected it, but all the ingredients were there. I think all the ingredients are also there for Quebec to become a country. But when? That’s another question.
Writing is more about imagination than anything else. I fell in love with words. I fell in love with storytelling.
I fell into acting because I was really shy, and so at night after work, I took public speaking and improv classes, and I started going to auditions sort of as a dare. That was my version of ‘Fear Factor.’
By the time I was a senior in high school, I knew I wanted to move to Silicon Valley and learn more about computers and the Internet. I just fell in love with technology and the potential of everything the Internet had to offer.
When I first met Steve, as an American tourist coming into the zoo, I fell desperately in love with him and married him immediately.
When I was six years old my friend was auditioning for ‘Annie,’ and I decided I wanted to audition with her. My mom was worried I would fall flat on my face because I’d never opened my mouth to sing, so she sent me to vocal lessons. I did the audition and fell in love with the entire process of a show.
I’ve had the kind of complex life I write about. I was a single mother for 12 years. I’d been engaged. The wedding fell through. I then discovered I was pregnant and opted to have the child on my own. I was a professor. I was in my mid-30s. I could manage it financially.
Violent crime rates fell steadily from 1993 to 2002, and this nearly coincides with the establishment of the community policing program known as the COPS program under the Clinton administration.
I have nothing against America; I love spending time there. I fell in love with the country the very first time I went out there, and I have a lot of fans in the U.S.
My father fell really chronically ill when I was 13 and that’s when I phoned up an agent and started to act.
I fell in love with The Strokes when I was 20, and I’m 34 now and still listen to them religiously.
I fell through the holes in the educational system. But education is still a way to change a life.
I fell into music, but I just needed to find the right moment to jump into acting.
I fell in love with theater there, and after graduation I moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.
I didn’t know I wanted to act until it was around 21. I had just come back to Los Angeles after two and half years of traveling and working as a dancer and singer and was looking for a new performing art to study. I started taking acting classes and fell in love.
Tak Fujimoto and I, when we started getting enough of a budget where we could afford the right lenses – ’cause we started out doing low-budget pictures together – we started experimenting with this subjective camera thing. And we kind of fell in love with the idea of using that as our close-up.
I’m destiny‘s child. I wasn’t meant to be born: my mother bled for four months when she was pregnant, and then she fell down the stairs in her eighth month of pregnancy. She nearly died; I believe I came into this world for a reason.
If a portion of a redwood is rotting, the redwood will send roots into its own form and draw nutrients out of itself as it falls apart. If we had redwood-like biology, if we got a touch of gangrene in our arm, then we could just, you know, extract the nutrients and the moisture out of it until it fell off.
‘Venus in Fur’ is very Polanski: you have the knife of ‘Rosemary’s Baby’; you have Thomas disguised as a woman as in ‘The Tenant,’ when Vanda puts makeup on him, it’s like ‘Cul de Sac’; the dress of Tess and other details that are very Polanski. He fell in love with the play because it was so much him.
Oracle is my second job ever that did not involve waitressing. But I still have my waitress apron just in case this does not work out. It’s just that I fell in love with software when I was programming in college. When I was an investment banker, there were mostly mainframe companies and very few software ones.
I remember once, actually the first race I ran, I fell.
I mention I’m going home, and I’m a star immediately! This used to happen with my boyfriends – as soon as I’d say, ‘I gotta go home now,’ they fell in love.
The early Billy Joel stuff I fell in love with, like Glass Houses, is a real rock record.
When I was a teenager I fell in love with TS Eliot.
When I came to L.A., I absolutely fell in love with the energy of the place. It’s such a creative hub, so as a storyteller, there’s nothing better than when you’re surrounded by people who think like you and have the same goals as you.
I fell in love with the Maldives. It’s a beautiful place!
Modelling was not very satisfying for me. I came to London to model, and I fell in love with the theatre. I was eating yoghurt every day so that I had the money to go to the theatre. I saw everything. It’s still my dream to be on stage in London.
My school friends thought I was outgoing and bubbly, but that masked a lot of insecurities, and maybe that’s the reason I chose drama – to build a bit of self-confidence. I had a great teacher, and I won a few speech and drama competitions and just fell in love with it.
My dad gave me my first bike at 16. I soon fell off and was in a wheelchair for weeks. I haven‘t fallen since.
The more I grow in popularity, the lonelier it gets. Because you don’t really know me. You just know this part of me. You fell in love with that. But it’s way more intricate than what meets the surface.
I got a gymnastics scholarship to college, fell in love with my true love of my whole life – who I’m married to now – and he was a virgin too. It was very romantic.
In 2000, I fell in love. I had never felt anything like that before in my life. It kind of took me over.
I fell in love with the science at Merck.
Whitney Houston‘s voice was the very first voice I fell in love with. She was the voice that made me want to become a singer.
My greatest moment as a jock occurred when I was 14 and playing punch ball in front of my house on Albemarle Road near East 17th Street in Brooklyn. I ran back, back for a ball, and it fell in my hands. I didn’t even see it. Everyone congratulated me on the catch, and I never told them how it really happened.
I was in Europe and it was at this stage that I fell in love with Americans in uniform. And I continue to have that love affair.
I wouldn’t know Robbie Williams if I fell over him.
I think it can be hard for any man to sometimes be upstaged by his wife. So when I’m home, I work very hard to be Todd’s wife and Jade’s mother. I have no problem going back to those traditional roles. I try to be Giada, the young girl that he met 20 years ago and fell in love with.
I kind of fell into acting. I was very lucky.
Once I fell out of a tree and was hit by a motorbike. I still have the scar on my head now.
My most memorable science fiction experience was ‘Star Wars‘ and seeing R2D2 and C3PO. I fell in love with those robots.
Obviously I was disappointed when it fell into disuse, because it was my own track named after me, but I am sure all those youngsters we lost will be coming back, and I certainly intend to be down here as much as I can, coaching and advising.
Human nerves quickly get accustomed to the most unusual conditions and circumstances and I noticed that quite a number of men actually fell asleep from sheer exhaustion in the trenches, in spite of the roaring of the cannon about us and the whizzing of shrapnel over our heads.
I really wanted to do plays since I was a little girl. I wanted to go to Juilliard and to learn, but then I really fell in love with doing film and television along the way.
I really fell into drama school – I had a lot of lot of luck. I didn’t take criticism very well while I was there; in fact, I took it personally. With every note I got, I felt like they were telling me I was a bad person.
I had been laughed at my whole life through school, and I never really thought of it as a vocation. I mean, I started off as a soldier, and then I went into the university thinking I was going to be a journalist, but comedy kind of fell on my head and demanded I pursue it.
I was originally going to join ‘Mike & Mike’ in New York City, but then that move fell through, and there was a vacancy on ‘First Take,’ so now I am excited to be able to do both.
As a child, I was always very interested in music and had friends who were in the music business. I kind of accidentally fell into it and loved it. There was no reason not to – it was a great career.
I started doing theatre, and that’s when I really fell in love with the profession; I learned a lot. It felt a bit weird to go from living in New York on Broadway to university, so I kept putting it off. Then, eventually, I had to give up the place.
I just kind of transitioned right out of the dance world into the music industry. I started writing and I just fell in love with the whole process.
I fell in love with stories watching a British television puppet show called ‘Thunderbirds’ when it first came out on TV, about 1965, so I would have been 4 or 5 years old. I went out into the garden at my mom and dad‘s house, and I used to play with my little dinky toys, little cars and trucks and things.
I fell in love with New York.
R&B was really prominent in the ’90s, and we can all admit that it kind of fell off. But my generation is more in touch with our emotions – we’re not afraid to show them. We’re bringing that decade back.
In my teens, I fell in love with the movies.
When my mother died, I fell apart. My father wanted to control me. As a consequence, I ran away to America.
Americans did not suffer alone. World trade overall fell two-thirds in the first few years of the Depression.
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.
There’s no better way of learning from your experiences than having an open and honest conversation with yourself about why you fell short.
By knowing your character so well you can’t go wrong. All of us kind of fell into that.
In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed.
I was only 16 when I was selected for ‘Madrasapattinam.’ I celebrated my 17th birthday on the set of the film. That was the first time I had travelled to India, and it was a rollercoaster ride. I soon fell in love with the country.
I sort of fell in love with it when I was in high school doing theater. And so, as sometimes happens when kids – they graduate high school, and people turn to them and say, ‘So what are you going to do with your life?’ I thought, ‘Well, I like being onstage. I like being an actor.’
I’ve always had a longstanding dream, ever since I was a kid, where I was running on a big lake of ice and I kept running and kept running, just about to where I was trying to get to, and I fell through the ice, and then I couldn’t find the hole where I fell through to get back out again.
I fell into playwriting accidentally, took some classes in it, and also took creative writing classes, but I really didn’t expect it to be a career because I didn’t believe there was a way to make money as a playwright without being lucky and I didn’t feel particularly lucky.
I fell in love with hip-hop a little bit late; I grew up on Another Bad Creation and Kris Kross. But my mom got me a TV in my room, and I remember seeing Biggie‘s ‘Give Me One More Chance,’ and I was like, ‘Oh, this is how a house party looks!’ I really, really fell in love with it when Tupac created ‘Dear Mama.’
I used to have a lot of philosophies of acting; they all fell apart over the years.
I discovered Los Angeles in the late ’90s. The city was not at its best at the time, but I fell for it right away. There is something almost haunted about it, a vibrant mythology I find rather inspiring.
Since I first fell in love with choral music when I was 18 and began composing at 21, I’ve been listening to these recordings of British choirs. I just fell in love with that sound – that pure, clean, pristine sound – and I think it’s probably been the biggest influence on my sound.
At the outset of the creation of the euro in 1999, it was expected that the southern eurozone economies would behave like those in the north; the Italians would behave like Germans. They didn’t. Instead, northern Europe fell into subsidizing southern Europe’s excess consumption, that is, its current account deficits.
I didn’t have to struggle at all to get an agent and a publisher. Everything fell into my lap.
I came to all the realizations about sustainability and biodiversity because I fell in love with the way food tastes. That was it. And because I was looking for that taste I feel at the doorsteps of the organic, local, sustainable farmers, dairy people and fisherman.
My sister discovered the Beatles when she was about 11 and I’m four years younger. So we had nothing but Beatles paraphernalia. Every night I fell asleep to a different Beatles album.
I’m one of the luckiest people in the world that I was able to do what I fell in love with and be able to make a living doing it.
I was writing fiction in my 20s but in a pretty undisciplined way – late at night, maybe, after I’d peeled myself from the walls of a nightclub and crawled home along the gutters. But I slowly became more serious and more devout in my work, and I fell seriously in love with the short story form.
Mexico is where I fell in love for the first time; it’s where my family lives… so however much I travel, I inevitably return there.
For city dwellers like me who don’t get to vacation in the summer, no filmmaker can so effectively make you feel like you went to France for August, fell in love, got hurt, broke up, grew up, and figured some things out – all in 90 minutes or so. My favorite of Rohmer’s cinematic escapes is ‘La Collectionneuse.’
With my parents, when I was younger, I always had to do two things. If I was acting, I always had to do a sport or something on the arts side of things along with that. That way, if one fell apart, I always had something else to fall back on.
As a woman in Saudi Arabia, you have one of two options. You either lose your mind – which at first happened to me because I fell into a deep depression – or you become a feminist.
I fell in love with the whole process of making a movie. I loved the sets. I loved watching the actors and the crew.
I fell in love with Dorset and ended up living there for a while.
When I was sixteen, I was an absolutely romantic guy. I fell in love every week. I mean, I was in love with everybody, but unfortunately, nobody was in love with me.
I fell in love with L.A. To me, it is the most quintessentially American city.
I fell through a crack for years. Historically, I am a nothing because I fit in no category. I can only be me.
I fell in love, not deep, but I fell several times and then fell out.
I fell off stage and bruised some ribs. The worst part was that the audience didn’t realize I was gone.
I fell in love with Errol Flynn and Tyrone Power and Basil Rathbone and Hitchcock and Orson Welles and John Huston.
I fell far short of living up to the kind of public servant I wanted to be.
Dahl was my favorite author as a child. When I got older, I discovered his adult stories and fell even more in love with him.
I was a strange, dark little dude. I fell in love with horror movies, at a very early age. Somehow, as a first grader, I was able to convince my parents to let me go see stuff like ‘An American Werewolf in London’ in theaters, so I was headed in that direction anyway.
When I was 3 my parents put me in gymnastics because I was a bundle of energy and they just didn’t know what to do with me! They put me in a Tots class and I just fell in love with it.
I fell in love with social work, and that was my undoing as a poet.
I never did drama in high school or anything like that. I just kind of fell into it after college, and I pursued it on my own.
I fell in love with electricity.
I remember what I felt at 27. That’s when I became my own person, a woman of the world. I knew what I wanted in life. I fell in love with life.
Our house was bombed, and the roof fell in. We were sitting under the stairs of the basement, and we were quite safe, but it brought home the realization. In two nights 400 people were killed in small town.
People talk a lot about Pixar going off the rails. A lot of people are saying they aren’t happy that we are making sequels. But for every one of those people, there is one that is happy because they fell in love with the worlds we created. We hope we’ve proved that a sequel can be every bit as enjoyable as the original.
At that point, the movie was called Wild Force. Everything fell apart, eventually – our financing completely fell apart – and we were never able to make that film.
In Louisiana, you can drive when you’re 15 – you could get your driving permit. I remember, during driver‘s ed, I fell asleep at the wheel one day. I was tired. The guy shook me and switched and said he was getting into the driver’s seat. I didn’t fail, so I guess you can fall asleep occasionally. It’s Louisiana.
I grew up in a small town where I went to the movies a lot and fell in love with all these people. I also fell in love with the movie business. So all I saw were actors on the screen so I thought, well, that’s what I have to be if I want to be a part of the movie business.
There’s just been so many difficult times. I always remember that this is the game I fell in love with.
But as we shall see, Roosevelt, through a combination of events and influences, fell deeper and deeper into the toils of various revolutionary operators, not because he was interested in revolution but because he was interested in votes.
I didn’t want to play a rancher. I didn’t want to have a cowboy hat on; I wanted to get away from that in the things I do. But I read the script and fell in love with it. As hard as I tried to say no, I couldn’t.
I fell into the theatre because I felt I was doing it well, and I stuck to it for the same reason.
I couldn’t love a woman who inspired me to be totally disinterested. If I fell in love with a woman for an artistic reason, or from the point of view of my work, I think it would rob her of something.
Stop trying to be men. Let’s be women. And let’s let men be men. Let’s empower them to be men, because I fell like they’re falling away.
I fell in love with commerce and the opportunities that come with compelling visual storytelling.
I fell in love with acting, just going to a lot of plays. My parents went to a lot of plays, and I went to a lot of schools that would get plays for kids.
I’ve never really done acting before, ’cause dancing was my first love. And then, I sort of fell into it from a talent competition and never really looked back.
In the Palestinian camps in the Seventies, I fell in love with a woman fighter – now married with six kids, not mine! – and I seriously considered staying there with her.
My mom took me to a taekwondo class, and I fell in love. I was seven years old.
When I fell for Johnny Galecki, we both knew immediately that we had this connection, and that was it.
Uncertainty! fell demon of our fears! The human soul that can support despair, supports not thee.
In the academic world, biographies of these great figures of the past fell out of favor in the 1960s, when there was a turn toward social history, which meant the history of the voiceless and faceless. But the public at large never embraced the idea that these dead white guys should be abandoned.
I fell in love for the right reason. I fell in love unconditionally.
I really fell in love with Africa.
I think my dad’s dream really was just to have a good family, treat them well, to keep them together, and he did everything in his power and it just fell apart on him.
The problem was the journalists who also did not understand much of my music, but they wrote about it. I think you fell into the usual trap laid out by parts of the press and other writers: that the poor musician has always to fight the evil companies and managers.
I fell in love with London and one particular era in London.
If I fell into one relationship after another with men who were either emotionally tuned out and unavailable or hotheaded and controlling, or both, it was because I was lacking in good sense about men.
We started recording videos around our house, like, doing dumb stuff. Going four-wheeling or whatever. Then we found out about YouTube and fell in love with it and started uploading our videos.
‘Generations,’ we slaved over for a year; we worked it over and over and over again, and in the end, it just fell short.
I actually hated hunting the first time I went when I was a kid. My dad took us deer hunting. We sat there for 30 minutes, and I felt like I was losing my mind. But in college, I fell in love with it. Football became a full-time job, and I needed an escape. I needed something that would mellow me out.
I always had a penchant for falling in love. Every time I found myself without a mate, I fell into a state of low-sizzling panic.
My family’s business was actually an amusement park in New Orleans. My grandfather had started that, and my grandmother was a dance maven in New Orleans. It was just the theatricality and the Mardi Gras and the pageantry that I fell in love with at an early age.
During the Cold War, America undertook serious military cuts only once: after the election of Richard Nixon, during the Vietnam War. The result: Vietnam fell to the Communists, the Russians moved into Afghanistan, and American influence around the globe waned dramatically.
When my family fell apart, it was such a troubled part of my life… I think I could understand what I was going through, but I didn’t have the vocabulary for it.
I first fell in love with music when I was five years old because of ‘Annie.’ And then ‘The Little Mermaid‘ really made me want to start singing. And then the fierce, amazing women of the ’90s – Alanis Morrissette, Courtney Love, Tori Amos, Ani Difranco, Paula Cole, Patty Griffin – made me want to start writing.
Most people don’t even know what a trombone is. It’s not that popular as a front instrument… I picked it up and fell in love with it as a kid. It’s a difficult instrument, but I like doing things that seem impossible.
In my case what happened next in 1999 was that I fell apart over that back nine. When I saw I was in genuine contention that year I felt like throwing up. That remains probably the most nervous I’ve ever been on a golf course.
I took Japanese in high school. I’m Chinese, though, and I just fell in love with the language and the culture.
I guess I fell into cooking.
My biggest dream and my biggest accomplishment was to be on HBO and ‘True Detective.’ It was a show that I just fell in love with.
I know, for me, ‘Grease‘ was one of the first musicals that I can really remember watching as a kid, and I kind of fell in love that that genre.
My weave fell off. I was running in PE, and it got caught in a tree. People were looking at me funny.
The Toothbrush mustache was first introduced in Germany by Americans, who turned up with it at the end of the 19th century the way Americans would turn up with ducktails in the 1950s. It was a bit of modern efficiency, an answer to the ornate mustaches of Europe – pop effluvia that fell into the grip of a bad, bad man.
I’ve always been in love with the States. When I was a kid, we would take these long summer holidays in Texas, Nashville, and all over. I fell in love with the people, the food, even the smell. You don’t necessarily get that in old Europe.
I was a senior in high school when I decided I wanted to work on ants as a career. I just fell in love with them, and have never regretted it.
Everything that ever happened to me fell in my lap.
I was a kid who went to film school and fell into acting.
I have alopecia. My hair fell out when I was in college and I didn’t take it so well.
I fell in love with Shakespeare when I was 12, and I read the whole works. Yes, I was precocious.
Being young isn’t about age, it’s about being a free spirit. You can meet someone of 20 who’s boring and old, or you can meet someone of 70 who’s youthful and exciting. I met Fred Astaire when he was 72 and I was 21, and I fell in love with him. He certainly was a free spirit.
I didn’t really have intentions of fighting in MMA; it just kind of fell into place. Once I started fighting, though, I loved it, and I walked away from kickboxing right away.
It was never physically dangerous except when I nearly fell off a horse, but it was physically arduous – especially when you were working late at night.
After President Obama took office, his campaign book ‘The Audacity of Hope’ receded into his past fast. Its sweet, naive, bipartisan ‘let’s reason together’ passages fell away, too.
I didn’t take writing seriously at first – I didn’t think I could do it. When I did, I fell in love with it. But writing is very lonely.
I think unadulterated products and smaller portion sizes mean consumption of less food overall. Portion is everything. The first time I bought a scoop of ice cream in Paris, they weighed the ice cream on a scale before putting it on the cone. It was so small, it fell into the cone as she handed it to me.
At the end of the Depression, people were perhaps looking for something to cheer themselves up. They fell in love with a dog and a little girl. It won’t happen again.
When I fell into modeling, because I wanted to work in fashion. I wanted to do styling or make-up. I ended getting picked up to be a model instead during my work experience.
I went into this little reptile park, and Steve was doing the crocodile show, coincidentally… I was absolutely floored. That was it. This man was a real-life hero. I fell then and there, love at first sight.
I suppose that I inherited the same vocabulary and world view as most black Christians do, most Christians in general, to be sure. It was heterosexist in the sense that it took the heterosexual orientation as the norm from which to start as the given. And everything that fell outside of that was not acceptable.
When I was starring as Roxie Hart in ‘Chicago,’ I got my stiletto heel caught in my fishnet tights and fell flat on my face. It was incredibly painful and not something you can cover up.
I suffered a bout of depression that pushed me to reevalute things in my life, and I learned a lot about myself and the world and my spirituality. I sat at a piano, and the ideas fell into my head. I started playing, and I felt comfortable with my music for the first time.
Nationally, the share of mortgages that are underwater fell by about one-half between 2011 and 2014.
I fell in love with science and decided to continue for my Ph.D., and from there on, I was a scientist.
My father is an expatriate American; he fell in love with New Zealand in his youth and never went home.
I wanted to write about love at first sight because I fell in love at first sight.
Everyone I’ve ever fallen in love with, I just fell in love with! I didn’t date them to try.
‘Hiraeth’ means homesickness to a home to which you cannot return: the grief of the lost places of your past. I fell in love with the word and instantly connected to it. It reminded me of the days when I had left my home in Gwalior, and I had that strange pull in my stomach, and now I can so relate to this word.
One I built when I was a kid, and it was a real miniature of Disneyland. I fell in love with the park when I went there with my parents on my 12th birthday.
I had been doing all my school plays, elementary school, middle school, and high school, and then summer. I’d wanted to act for a long time, and I thought I was going to go to college and do theater, go that route. But ‘Superbad’ kind of fell on my lap. I was very, very lucky for that.
Following a pre-cellphone world of children on an adventure is incredibly appealing for me. These are the kinds of movies I fell in love with and made me want to be a filmmaker in the first place.
I never had a real job either. I sort of fell out of school and ended up playing guitar.
Smoot and Hawley ginned up The Tariff Act of 1930 to get America back to work after the Stock Market Crash of ’29. Instead, it destroyed trade so effectively that by 1932, American exports to Europe were just a third of what they had been in 1929. World trade fell two-thirds as other nations retaliated. Jobs evaporated.
I was always into music, but I wanted to do film when I was kid. I remember seeing big movies and wanting to do them. Then I was lucky enough to act in some of them, and I fell in love with it.
The blowback against a bailout of Lehman would have been fierce. It is often forgotten, but the prevailing wisdom the day after Lehman fell was that its collapse was a good thing.
I just want to learn even more about my culture and about the Algonquin culture because I fell in love with Pocahontas and the Algonquin tribe.
After World War II, there were a lot of pension funds in Europe that were fully funded, but they were pressured to hold a lot of government debt. There was a lot of inflation, and the value of all those assets fell. Those pension funds couldn’t honor their promises to the people.
I had seen ‘Avenue Q’ off-Broadway back in 2003 and fell in love with it. I just thought it was the smartest, funniest thing I’d seen in a long time.
I fell in love with New York at some indeterminate point in my early years.
I once fell through a hole in the stage.
When I first started out acting, I didn’t have anything to lose. I had another career. If I fell on my face, I could say, ‘I’ll see ya,’ and go back to working.
I needed real help in New York and I had no friends. I looked up at those buildings, I couldn’t see the sky or nothing, and I said, ‘Well, there ain’t no mountain high enough,’ and I just started – the words just fell out of my mouth, really.
I mean it’s easier to be in a demonstration if it’s a trip that’s one of the reasons why the whole thing fell apart in 1971, because it wasn’t a trip any longer.
You can only dance for so long, but you can act until you’re dead, so… I fell in love with it and I want to keep doing it and pushing myself.
I don’t remember the exact moment I fell in love with snowboarding; it wasn’t something cheesy like, ‘Oh the wind was blowing through my hair and I just knew this sport was for me… ‘ I was good at it, and it’s exhilarating!
I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That’s what I planned to do with my life.
I’ve been interested in the writing/directing thing and really fell into acting by complete accident.
Lake Taupo is on the north island of New Zealand and in the countryside. I absolutely fell in love with it.
I started playing guitar when I was nine and just fell in love with that – I’ve been playing nonstop ever since.
I fell in love with the vision of TaskRabbit, which is to revolutionize everyday work.
I grew up with a fashion-obsessed mother and an older sister, so there was a lot of fashion in my house. The first thing I remember owning was a Pierre Cardin jumpsuit when I was 9 or 10; of course I didn’t actually buy it, but I fell in love with it.
Songwriting’s a weird game. I never intended to become one – I fell into this by mistake, and I can’t get out of it. It fascinates me. I like to point out the rawer points of life.
I grew up always wanting to be a dancer, and when I went to New York, I fell in love with the idea of performing in all ways. I saw myself traveling with a company or making my own work and being a little weird. I wasn’t thinking about the business side of anything; I just knew that I loved dancing.
I did not know I was a Midwesterner until I got there. I just fell in love with the people.
I started out doing theater when I was really young, and I completely fell in love with it. I knew that this was what I wanted to do.
I fell and broke my pelvic bone in three places. So, I’m still sort of an invalid now.
‘The Secret Garden’ was the first musical that I fell in love with when I was a kid. My mom took me to see it, and it was the first one that I owned the soundtrack to and listened to over and over again.
My manager got the script for ‘Under the Dome,’ and I read it and just fell in love with the character. I grew up on Stephen King, and I love his whole aesthetic of the classic American story with supernatural events happening, so it just made sense.
R&B is my home. It’s who I am. It’s who I’ve been. It’s the first genre I fell in love with. It’s the reason why I’ve been able to do other genres of music.
You need, in your closet, clothes that will – that you can use in many different ways. Clothes that make you fell comfortable, clothes that make you feel ‘you.’
I did a theater program the summer of my junior year, and that’s when I really fell in love with the craft of acting. It became more about the craft and less about being a working actor.
I fell in love with acting. I thought, ‘This is what I want to do.’
Curiously, a principle affects your life whether you are aware of it or not. For instance, the principle of gravity was working long before the apple ever fell on Newton‘s head. But once it did, and he understood it, then we as a society were free to harness this principle to create, among other things, airline flight.
I fell in love with New York. It was like every human being, like any relationship. When I was a young New Yorker, it was one city. When I was a grown man, it was another city. I worked with many dance organizations and many wonderful people.
Yes is what I like doing more than anything else. Somewhere along the way, as people came and went, it fell to me to kind of keep it going and oversee the spirit of the enterprise, as it were.
I always say the person who taught me how to sing indirectly because I listened to her all the time was Brandy. I fell in love with her voice when I was six years old. I always loved Brandy.
I auditioned for Robert Redford once and I was so starstruck I couldn’t even speak. I had a mic wire at a screen test clipped to me and then I got kind of nervous and I paced in a circle and then took a step and tripped and fell on my face. You just have to forgive yourself and keep going on.
There were times when close people… Some of my closest friends have left me. People hurt me, so everything fell apart. I didn’t feel like I had anyone on my side or anyone who could understand me. So that’s why I completely fell apart.
I absolutely adored Wuthering Heights and fell in love with Heathcliff as most girls do.
My concern for education in New Mexico has always been there. I’m one of those kids that struggled through school, and I feel like I fell through the cracks.
Music, in Mexico, just wasn’t working out. So, I fell into acting and I just fell in love with it. It was amazing! It was a great safe place to just vent.
My parents are Dominican. I would always go to the Dominican Republic, and I fell in love with Bachata, which comes from the Dominican Republic.
The first professional play I ever saw was The Importance Of Being Earnest, and I just fell in love.
So much of my sense of who I am is tied to mothering. When they left home, I fell into a huge, empty, black hole. Your children are grown and your career has slowed down – all the stuff that took up so much attention is gone, and you’re left with expansive time and space.
This directing thing just sort of fell my way and landed in my lap.
I stayed three weeks in Paris, fell in love with the city, and decided that I was born to live in Paris.
As I always said: I fell in with David Jones. I did not fall in love with David Bowie.
When once I got to America I fell in love with hippie culture, and I’ve always wanted to live in the country and grow organic vegetables.
I think, for one thing, all of us remember those teenage years and those songs that we fell in love with and the music scene that we were part of. So, in a certain way, music cuts through time like almost nothing else. You know, it makes us feel like we’re back in an earlier moment.
I spent two years living in London – I’d have stayed for ever if I could have got a work visa. It was there I started collecting vinyl and fell in love with the sounds of the 1970s.
People who have not done their research on me do not know that I am European, born in Copenhagen, Denmark to an Italian father from Napoli and a mother from Alabama who was singing opera and went to Europe, met my dad, fell in love, and then moved back to Rome, where I was raised, between Rome and Hamburg.
I’m a big fan of movies, but I’m a bigger fan of filmmaking itself. I fell in love with it when I was very young, and I have always loved to learn the craft, every aspect of it.
Moneymaking was never anything to me. I was happy never making money; I just was happy doing things I liked. But I fell into the money thing. I now don’t feel guilty about it, but I am determined to give away the bulk of it and enjoy doing it.
I can’t speak for anyone else, but in my case, I sort of fell into acting.
As I absorbed life here and understood it better, I just completely fell in love with England.
I didn’t ever think about being an actor. But I fell in love with it when I realized how amazing, difficult, and interesting it is.
We have this really retro vibe and style of songwriting and, personally, I wasn’t embracing the current state of music until I fell in love with hip-hop. It felt good to suddenly embrace where music was headed, and I think hip-hop is the best at that, because it feels so progressive and everybody wants to be the best.
I do take advantage of, you know, feeling sensual and feeling sexy. And I think that is tremendously empowering and is not diminishing in any way. I fell that any woman who is in control, who is in touch with her femininity and sensuality, is a woman that is empowered.
I fell in love with New York. I moved here 25 years ago in 1984 after I lived in Paris for six years. In the 1980s, it was the place to be. Here I was able to create NARS, which I would not have been able to create if I stayed in France.
I fell like I’m a well-rounded football player.
In Hiroshima, bombed Aug. 6, 1945, no warning was given of the air attack, and thus no escape was possible for the mostly women, children and old people who fell victim.
I don’t really get embarrassed a lot because I feel like life goes on. I mean, I fell on stage one time; like, I tripped one time. My voice cracked… That’s pretty embarrassing.
I fell in love with Virginia Woolf in college. I especially admire how well she writes about daily life, how she captures so much meaning and consequence in the smallest details of a day.
I trained as a ballet dancer and fell in love with Rudolf Nureyev; I thought him the most beautiful creature. My mum had to break it to me that not only was he gay, but he was dead.
When France fell in 1940, De Gaulle was a temporary brigadier general.
I said, ‘Wouldn’t it be great if Matt Damon’s character fell in love with a girl with a real butt?’ They were like, ‘Yeah sure, sure – here’s your personal trainer.’
Women do not like CDs of live music. We only like the original recordings. If a song sounds different from the version we fell in love with, then it’s awful.
Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.
I fell in love with real estate, renovations, and became a licensed contractor when I was 26.
I fell in love with Norman Mailer’s ‘Of a Fire on the Moon’, a description of the 1969 moon landing and the society that had produced NASA – and was inspired by him to begin a kind of anthropology of modern life.
I never really considered acting as a career. I kind of fell into it. Originally, I wanted to be a painter.
I have lived with passion and in a hurry, trying to accomplish too many things. I never had time to think about my beliefs until my 28-year-old daughter Paula fell ill. She was in a coma for a year, and I took care of her at home until she died in my arms in December of 1992.
Kellie Overbey gave me this play called ‘Girl Talk.’ I read it and totally fell in love with the characters. I told her she had to let me direct it and put Marcia DeBonis in it.
I fell in love with Africa and began helping people fix things there.
For some reason in Spring Training, everything just clicked. You don’t try to do anything in Spring Training but get ready, but things fell into place.
I went the more pop-rock route when I was around my teenage years, actually around 13 years old. I think Avril Lavigne really jump-started that. I heard ‘Complicated,’ and I fell in love, and I’ve loved her ever since.
My dad was a roofer when I was young. I believe he owned his own roofing company in Florida. And then he fell through a roof, broke his back. Permanently. I mean, he’s not paralyzed or anything, but he’s had to deal with pain for all of his life since then.
I won the speech competition in class, and I always say this was my first ‘spoken word performance.’ It was the first time I got on stage and recited something. I fell in love with the stage at the age of 12.
I really like IU… I just think she has the most adorable everything. Her voice is beautiful; she’s talented at writing music, guitar, everything. I fell in love with her when I watched her on that drama ‘Dream High.’ That’s probably when I first really fell in love with her.
If I fell down and hurt myself, I never cried. There was no one to hear me.
It always makes me sad when someone comments on how much they love my work- from 15 years ago! I don’t want to be just another old school guy that fell off.
As soon as love became the driving force behind marriage, people began to demand the right to remain single if they had not found love or to divorce if they fell out of love.
I never thought I was a great mom. I always worked. I fell in love with my children as they got older.
When I was at school, I auditioned for the school play as Queen Gertrude, and I fell in love with it there and then.
I first realized I wanted to model when my mum and I were at a local carnival, and she took me to a fashion show. I had never been to one before, and when I saw the girls on the catwalk, I fell in love with them.
India is decidedly not anything that was part of my upbringing or part of my experience or part of my preparation. I really fell into it the way one should fall into it, you know – through love.
The British regulatory system was revised, so that bigger profits were encouraged, which removed the option of big spending on programming. Quality just fell off a cliff, and all the old hands either left or were fired for being too expensive.
My first night in Austin was at SXSW in 1994 when I was a senior in high school. I came here for spring break and just fell in love with Austin. It’s my home.
It felt so good and natural, I should have been on a horse my entire life. I fell in love with riding.
I just fell into modeling.
When I hear that young people have come to the theater for the first time to listen to opera, I’m very happy. Because it’s the same thing that happened to me as a child. When I first heard the tenor voice, I immediately fell in love with this kind of music.
I remember my first actor that I really, really fell in love with was Tom Hanks. I suppose when I was growing up and getting more serious about acting, at that point, he was the biggest actor in the world.
Plantation gospel music was the stuff I fell in love with when I was a kid – these beautiful melodies and these hard, hard stories.
If one person feels the way I felt when I first fell in love with country music, then I’m doing my job.
I definitely fell in love with ‘Dracula‘ when I was 13. I found it so fascinating and so dark and romantic.
Nineteen was the first time I really had a real relationship, really fell in love, really had my heart broken, really broke her heart, and sex meant something a little bit different.
I fell in love with my country when I was a prisoner in someone else’s.
I like historical fiction. I fell in love with New Orleans the first time I visited it. And I wanted to place a story in New Orleans.
OK, he and Katie fell in love, they’re getting married. Why is this in the news? Why is this a big deal? Is there something unusual about meeting someone and falling in love?
I never thought of myself as a movie star. I’m just a working girl. A working girl who worked her way to the top – and never fell off.
I kind of fell backwards into acting. I was studying to be a high school teacher. I look now and I understand completely, or actually barely, how much work it is to be a teacher. It’s an incredible amount of work.
I fell in love with reading when I was allowed to choose whatever books I wanted to check out of the library.
I went to live on a kibbutz, and I’d idealized the world of collective, agrarian work, where everyone was equal, everyone contributed, that all this awful European intellectual stuff just fell away.
My drama instructor suggested I try comedy. I was resistant at first because I considered myself a serious actor, but of course I fell in love with it.
But I couldn’t cut that whole septic tank scene out because the audience liked it so much. So I sort of fell right back into getting a cheap laugh, but I still loved it.
When I first came to the United States in 1956 I fell in love with things – mainly the vitality and the freedoms.
Growing up, I listened to a lot of everything – I fell in love with music, when I discovered people like Lauryn Hill and Tracy Chapman, people whose voices I could really feel, people with a lot of soul. That’s what I’m drawn to as a musician: Anybody that has their own voice and their own point of view.
In the five months I wrote the final draft of ‘The Association of Small Bombs,’ I never fell out of the book. The world was real to me: plausible and powerful.
Within 18 months of my parents’ marriage in 1900, my mother fell in love with an Englishman who would have described himself as a gentleman but who was, in fact, nothing more than a devious adventurer.
I think my love of music comes from my dad. I was born with an ear for music, like him, and started with the piano when I was 4 but fell in love with the drums. My dad always has music playing.
The fact that I fell in love with Meghan so incredibly quickly was sort of confirmation to me that all the stars were aligned; everything was just perfect. It was this beautiful woman just sort of literally tripped and fell into my life; I fell into her life.
I’ll never forget one morning I walked in and I had a hell of a bruise – it had been a difficult night the night before – and a client said to me, ‘Good God, Vidal, what happened to your face?’ And I said, ‘Oh, nothing, madam, I just fell over a hairpin.’
I’m in love with London. English boys are great. I completely fell in love with it over there.
There used to be this feeling under Eisenhower and Kennedy and Roosevelt and Truman that government was a solution. Trust in the presidency fell precipitously under Johnson – real lows. And it’s never come back. It’s a trend that, if you’re liberal, is really discouraging.
That’s why I fell in love with country music: it made me feel something.
My father had a lot of allergies, and he just didn’t like the cold of Chicago, and his father – his parents had broken up when he was young, and his father had lived in Pasadena for a while, and he kind of fell in love with Southern California.
I’m not one of these ‘the characters write themselves; the story just fell out of me’ kind of writers. Wish it was like that.
I fell in love with ’50s hot-rod, pinup-girl culture.
People were saying, ‘He’s worth £32m? He tried a back-heel and fell over!’ Even I laughed. In my head, I said, ‘OK, you’ve seen the bad side, now come see the good side’.
I fell in love with the public, the public fell in love with me, and I tried to keep it that way.
Brazil, I’m totally obsessed. I’ve been going since I was 17, and the first time I went, I fell in love with it.
John W. Snow was paid more than $50 million in salary, bonus and stock in his nearly 12 years as chairman of the CSX Corporation, the railroad company. During that period, the company’s profits fell, and its stock rose a bit more than half as much as that of the average big company.
My parents were big movie-musical fans. And I thought ‘Grease’ was different from the usual MGM musical. I was intrigued and fell in love with it.
In seventh grade, with some vague sense that I wanted to be a writer, I crouched in the junior high school library stacks to see where my novels would eventually be filed. It was right after someone named Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. So I grabbed a Vonnegut book, ‘Breakfast of Champions‘ and immediately fell in love.
Then the Angels came in 1961, and I fell in love with them.
What I fell in love with as a child was ‘My Fair Lady,’ ‘Funny Face,’ ‘American in Paris,’ and ‘Singin’ in the Rain.’ Just perfect movies to me and I was dancing. I started ballet when I was three. And I fell in love with those movies and fell in love with Audrey Hepburn and Leslie Caron.
Everything just fell into place with Ronnie and me. We completed each other.
I spent 25 years clearly understanding that I’m not gonna meet Bono or the Edge. But then it happened at the Grammys when we were all backstage and I just about fell out of my shoes.
I had no idea ‘The Dream Weaver’ would be so successful. Everything just fell into place with that album. I pioneered a number of ideas with that album and subsequent tour. The all-keyboard approach with no guitars was a new one, and I was one of the first to use a drum machine in concert. It was an amazing time.
No man ever fell in love with me for the way I fill out a Lycra dress.
I loved every place I lived and traveled. London, Paris, Rome, Venice. I fell hard for Central America and Mexico. In each country, I had fantasies that I could live there.
I’ve always been interested in the idea of people who fell through the cracks.
After Hurricane Katrina, over New Orleans, my helicopter crashed and the pilot and I were only saved because we fell on the roof of a flooded house that absorbed the shock. When the helicopter was spiraling downward out of control, I didn’t expect to survive at all.
I talked to a few schools about playing football, but I had already pretty much made my mind up. I fell in love with baseball at a young age, and I knew that that’s what I wanted to do.
I fell in love with the darkroom, and that was part of being a photographer at the time. The darkroom was unbelievably sexy. I would spend all night in the darkroom.
I’m married now, but I fell in love with my wife because she was talented. Talent – it’s the big one.
I never planned on doing a book about Paul Farmer or his organization. I met him in Haiti when I was on a magazine assignment. It’s almost like his story sort of fell in my lap.
When my mother and father fell in love, my mother’s family would never accept it.
I was never interested in being powerful or famous. But once I got to film school and learned about movies, I just fell in love with it. I didn’t care what kind of movies I made.
I wanted to create jobs and create something that had a very longstanding world-changing effect. We were close. We were close to getting there. It just fell apart.
My mother’s incredible diaries, which she’d written from when she was 21, and even before that. She fell in love with my father when she was 12.
I played sports growing up, and I worked out a lot. Then, when I moved back to L.A., I just fell off everything.
Obama’s numbers fell by a slightly larger amount over his first few months because he enjoyed much more support right at the start from Republicans, support that eroded quickly.
I’d come out to Los Angeles for a vacation to see a friend and just fell in love with it.
I don’t know what I would have done without acting. I officially fell into it around age 6 in a class play that reimagined ‘The Ugly Duckling.’ My joy in performing was so boundless, you would have thought I’d just won a Tony.
I fell in love with 19th-century Russian plays.
The second time I was there I met Marcel Duchamp, and we immediately fell for each other. Which doesn’t mean a thing because I think anybody who met Marcel fell for him.
The worst was when my skirt fell down to my ankles, but I had on thick tights underneath.
There’s nowhere you can aggregate more people in one fell swoop than a broadcast network; there’s no place you can build a star quicker than you can on a broadcast network.
I first fell in love with music when I was a little boy. When I first heard music, I felt the beauty in it. Then, being able to tap along on a table top and box was great, but my favorite thing to do was to watch records spin. I would almost get hypnotized by it. These things are what drew me in initially.
I was perceived to be a first- to third-rounder. I kind of had a tough junior year and fell to the fifth round. At that time, it was motivational.
I just fell in love with the cowboy way of life.
I wanted to be a poet. I wrote from ages 15 to 22, but I left it because I discovered, and fell in love with, cinema.
Look, we know we screwed up when we were in the majority. We fell in love with power. We spent way too much money – especially on earmarks. There was too much corruption when we ran this place. We were guilty. And that’s why we lost.
I did put on weight for the last half of the film, but the Ferris wheel scene was shot with a harness on me so that if I fell I wouldn’t fall all the way.
I cannot tell you that I ever fell in love with the theater as an audience. I fell in love with the theater as an actor for a period of time, but I have struggled as an audience, and I struggle more now than then. I was always a movie guy.
I love photography – I fell in love with photography, I think, because it was my own thing, it wasn’t something I needed other people’s permission to do. So, it was really freeing for me actually to be able to not be a famous person and just to take pictures.
When I was super young, I had an Atari and used to play ‘Space Invaders.’ Then I fell in love with ‘Mario Bros.,’ ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ and ‘Yoshi’ on Super Nintendo. I was quite a bit of a gamer as a kid when I think about it.
My mother-in-law fell down a wishing well. I was amazed; I never knew they worked.
I just fell in love with his music. I thought Yanni was Japanese. I didn’t have any idea what a Yanni was. I just thought I was in love with a Japanese man who wrote beautiful music.
All presidents swear an oath to the Constitution to keep this country united, and when the country fell apart, Lincoln had to put it back together again, with a lot of help. But he bore total responsibility.
I used to dance around the house and taught myself the ‘Annie’ soundtrack. I got into singing and fell in love with it.
I was trained as an actress. But I wasn’t a very convincing actress, so I started doing punk poetry and then fell into doing stand-up.
If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.
I do not believe that I fell in love with a woman because I was abused.
If I have to move up in a building, I choose the elevator over the escalator. Because one time I was riding the escalator and I tripped. I fell down the stairs for an hour and a half.
Teenagers have more intense reading experiences because they’ve had fewer of them. It’s like the first time you fall in love. You have a connection to that first person you fell in love with because it was so intense and unprecedented.
I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained since I was in the eighth grade.
I fell in love with Mexico. I fell in love with the people.
There was never a point in my life where I gave up. My marriage, as you know, fell apart.
I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over.
I have six brothers and one sister, and I was an ice hockey player when I was younger. I think my dad thought I was going to be in the women’s league for ice hockey. But, I totally fell in love with drama in grade school, and I asked my mom if I could get involved with it.
When I started designing in school, I discovered that I had a knack for it. I fell completely in love with architecture, and I remain in love with it.
I come from a family of storytellers. Growing up, my father would make up these stories about how he and my mother met and fell in love, and my mother would tell me these elaborately visual stories of growing up as a kid in New York, and I was always so enrapt.
For some reason at 12 or 13, I just heard Gerry Milligan and fell in love with that, whatever it was called.
In 2006, when doing a live stage show in Ireland, I tried for the first time to instantly induct a subject on stage, something I had never done before, nor did I know if it would ever work. The result almost cost me my career; the man I grabbed and instantly inducted went out cold and fell to the floor.
The record companies fell apart – quite deservedly. Their corrupting, all-binding contract nonsense had to stop.
During my school days, I was doing a play, and my costume fell on the stage. I really wish it didn’t happen.
My dad taught me to kiteboard when I was 13, and around the same time, I happened to just fall into being an extra on a set and fell in love with acting and making movies.
The Strandbeest is a self-replicating meme, a brain virus. It infects the student‘s brain. In fact, the Strandbeest abuse students for their reproduction. For two years, this reproduction fell into a flow acceleration. Now, 3D printers produce walking mini Strandbeests.
I bought my daughter a Chihuahua and I fell in love with it. So now I carry Coco around with me all the time.
The first time I fell in love, I was in my 20s, and I loved someone right till I was 31. And then I felt that emotion died within me. I wasn’t feeling alive at all.
I fell in love with doing yoga.
For me, the first thing I fell madly in love with when I was little, was, Gilda Radner had this live performance that she had done at the Met that was on tape, and I could rent it from Video Video in New Jersey where I lived, and so I literally would rent it every two weeks.
I know I wore number 70 in high school, and then when I got to Virginia Tech, I decided to go with the No. 78, and from that point, I just fell in love with and I wanted to make that number special.
We were both in love with him. I fell out of love with him, but he didn’t.
I had a terrible motorcycle accident, in San Francisco as matter of fact. Doing a picture called… oh, this is terrible. It’s a very well-known film and I can’t remember the name. That’s what happens when you get older… I fell off a bridge in San Francisco and was laid up for two years.
The entire elementary school in Rotan, Texas, presented a theatrical production of ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.’ And the part of Sneezy fell to me.
I fell in love with Crawford because when she was twenty or twenty five, she would dance and talk and sing and do the things that Peppy’s character needs to do.
As an undergraduate at UBC in Canada, I fell in love with economic theory. It was the right choice for me.
India fell in love with me, but I fell in love with India even more.