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Part of me still feels like I’ve never had the opportunity to properly express all my earliest influences, so for now, I find isolation to be my biggest influence.
At school I was always taller than the rest of my class, and because I was an only child, I was comfortable with adults but shy and awkward with other kids. I was quiet, bookish, and in spite of my size, hopeless at sports. In short, I was different. And even in the earliest grades, I got pounded for it.
My father’s life was so decimated by his earliest experiences. His mother died when he was 7 years old, which he always said was the worst experience in his life. When he was 8, his father disappeared and he was on his own from the age of 8.
My earliest memories are being pinned to a fence with a switchblade.
My earliest memory campaigning was going to the dump to get petition signatures or handing out literature.
One of my earliest memories was watching Ken Patera and Big John Studd cut Andre The Giant‘s hair. That was the first thing that had a serious effect on me emotionally. I was just moping around the house all day. I couldn’t believe they did this to Andre The Giant.
In the earliest days, this was a project I worked on with great passion because I wanted to solve the Defense Department’s problem: it did not want proprietary networking and it didn’t want to be confined to a single network technology.
I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to.
My love for dance music started when I was a child. Some of my earliest memories are hearing Trance music in the charts and later being heavily influenced by the eclectic tastes of my big brother, he quickly turned me into an avid Drum ‘n’ Bass head even though I was too young to rave.
The writings and the recommendations of the earliest medical scientists and the new breed of clinicians between the mid-fifteenth and early seventeenth centuries were based on the supposition that sufficient study and experimentation would elucidate not only the origins of disease, but its treatment as well.
I’ve been lucky from my earliest memory on. I happened to be born to the right parents, and the lives we led – working class, migratory – suited my personality. I had an adventurous mindset, and we lived on an Army base, then in South Dakota – it was a dynamic environment.
My earliest musical memory is of my older sister playing me Nirvana‘s ‘Nevermind’ on headphones in the back of the car on a road trip.
I have been regularly confronted with racism, very regularly, and since my earliest childhood.
It turns out that this part of the brain is one of the first areas that’s attacked by Alzheimer‘s disease. So we can now use some of the basic understanding of this part of the brain to ask the simple question, ‘What is going wrong with these special cells in the hippocampus at the very earliest stages?’
In my family, my earliest memory of you get out of line is – BAM! It was a lot of corporal punishment. But you can’t do that.
From the day I started to think politically and to develop my own moral values, from my earliest youth, I have been an ardent defender of Israel.
At some of my earliest shows, we used to roll up 20 deep – if my mates can’t come in, I can’t come in. My record label couldn’t understand it: plus-19 on the guestlist?! But that was how it was. Over the years – as it is with everyone, but amplified from being in the public – it’s got smaller and smaller.
A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man.
I’ve always seen myself as one of those ‘show people.’ My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people.
Comedy was why I got into acting the first place. Peter Sellers was a huge influence on my wanting to act. I grew up with him and found him hysterical. The Pink Panther films were an inspiration, from my earliest childhood days, when I was watching them with my brother and my dad.
From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time.
The happiest years of my mother’s life were spent in Washington, D.C. It was where she met my father, where John was born and where I spent my earliest years.
As more and more Americans spend their earliest hours scrolling through news alerts and weather forecasts on their smartphones and tablets, morning shows have to adapt, too. And their biggest competitive advantage may be that, unlike an iPhone, they offer some form of companionship.
One of my earliest childhood memories is my father taking me in the evening to Samena Swim & Recreation Club in Bellevue.
My earliest memories of holidays are from when I was about eight. We lived in Pennsylvania, and every year we’d visit Miami.
My earliest memories are making little Super 8 films – or watching my brother make stop-motion space spectaculars.
In our firm‘s earliest days, our understanding of the power of great software engineering and quantitative analytics helped Citadel stand out.
The people who get up earliest in the morning have the highest propensity to vote UKIP. I’m being absolutely serious about that.
From its earliest days in the nineteenth century, and until the Holocaust, the Orthodox rabbinate in eastern Europe was not enthusiastic about the Zionist movement, which at the time was led by irreligious Jews.
Doctors, dressed up in one professional costume or another, have been in busy practice since the earliest records of every culture on earth. It is hard to think of a more dependable or enduring occupation, harder still to imagine any future events leading to its extinction.
My earliest childhood memories are of my dad putting a basketball in my hand and playing with me in our backyard.
I am convinced that when the history of international law comes to be written centuries hence, it will be divided into two periods: the first being from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century, and the second beginning with the Hague Conference.
I left school the day I turned 16, the earliest day I legally could. Determined to follow a life on stage, preferably with some dance connection, I applied for and won a place at the local drama school. I was on my way.
The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality.
One of the earliest institutions in every New England community was a pair of stocks. The first public building was a meeting-house, but often before any house of God was builded, the devil got his restraining engine.
In the earliest years of the AIDS crisis, there were many gay men who were unable to come out about the fact that their lovers were ill, A, and then dead, B. They were unable to get access to the hospital to see their lover, unable to call their parents and say, ‘I have just lost the love of my life.’
One of my earliest memories is of seeing my mother in her beach chair, reading a book under an umbrella by the water‘s edge while my sisters and I played beside her. Of all the life lessons she taught me, that is one of my favorites: to take time at a place I love, restore my spirit with books and the beach.
Rescuing women from their burden of unwarranted guilt is going to require ‘educational practices and socializing agents‘ even more effective than the ones that have been relentlessly loading female humans with responsibility for other people’s behavior from their earliest childhood.
There are two types of collector, I think. There are those who are quite academic, and get into the archaeology of finding the earliest example of a particular idea. Then there are those interested in what’s new.
One of my earliest political memories was watching the then-Labour Home Secretary Merlyn Rees on television during the Winter of Discontent telling the nation that the lights were, literally, about to go out.
Gravitational waves, because they are so imperturbable – they go through everything – they will tell you the most information you can get about the earliest instants that go on in the universe.
My earliest memories are of my father explaining to me the American Dream and how he expected me to do better than he did.
Individual tribes or, in other words, races or stocks, are the constituent elements of the earliest history.
My interest in science started quite early. My earliest school recollection, from age 6, is actually of mathematics, realizing that one could fill an entire page with digits and never come to the largest possible number, so I saw what was meant by infinity.
My earliest memories are of visiting the justice department.
My earliest influences were Coco Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent.
From my earliest days, reading was my passion, and at Cambridge, where I studied English literature, my intellectual life deepened and grew.
From the earliest moments of life, children begin to learn the fundamentals of language. The most powerful influence for effective language development are the verbal interactions with caregivers.
My dad was a huge country music fan, but he also had a band and he sang. So he’d listen to a lot of music and the songs that he’d learn for the band were more from the male artists. So my earliest country memories were Waylon Jennings, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Johnny Paycheck even.
Your biggest influences are the earliest ones. When I was young, I was very influenced by the short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne.
As children my grandparents were refugees. Eventually they got to the U.S. – in 1950 or something. They grew up as refugees. Their earliest memories are of living in a home with their family. It’s in my blood, I guess, to have a fear about encouraging fascism.
I was in a choir as a kid. It was from those early days that my outlook on harmonies and arrangements were nurtured. I always took that with me, even on the earliest Bad Religion record, which strangely was only about six years after that.
Music was the thing that caught my soul‘s attention from the earliest I can ever remember.
If one takes all the styles in jazz harmonically from the earliest beginnings to the latest experiments, he still has a rather limited scope when compared to the rest of music in the world.
My earliest memory is making peach cobbler with my grandmother. A wonderful memory. I grew up in a restaurant family – B.B.Q. restaurant.
The earliest golfing memories that I have are of the Italian Open when I was about six years of age. Watching that event is how I really got started in the game.
My earliest sporting memory is probably going judo when I was about 6 or 7 years old. My dad and my brother did it for a couple of years when I was young, in Nigeria.
My earliest memories would be ‘Little House On The Prairie.’ I also really liked watching ‘Three’s Company.’
The school I went to was only famous for one thing… Peter Osgood went to that particular school. That’s probably my earliest memory of the importance of football.
Some of our earliest writing, in cuneiform, was about who owes what.
My earliest thought, long before I was in high school, was just to go away, get out of my house, get out of my city. I went to Medford High School, but even in grade school and junior high, I fantasized about leaving.
My earliest memories of country music are the Grand Ole Opry.
Perhaps the earliest memories I have are of being a stubborn, determined child. Through the years my mother has told me that it was fortunate that I chose to do acceptable things, for if I had chosen otherwise, no one could have deflected me from my path.
I hate to date myself, but my earliest memories are Flash Gordon. I would love playing Flash Gordon in the neighborhood.
My earliest memories have to do with music.
It is true that I have known Straussians almost all my life. And the one thing I was taught about them from the earliest age is that they are wrong.
I’m just old enough to be able to say I got those very first Beatles records right as they were hitting America. My father brought them home. It was definitely the earliest musical influence on my life, and still one of the greatest.
One of my earliest recollections is being woken up at some ungodly hour in the morning by my parents and sat in front of the fairly new black and white television, watching a grainy image of a man in a white suit climbing down a ladder. It was the first moon landing, and I became a sort of spaceman, as many kids were.
It is surprising to notice that even from the earliest age, man finds the greatest satisfaction in feeling independent. The exalting feeling of being sufficient to oneself comes as a revelation.
My earliest memory of cooking is my grandmother showing me how to make chicken gravy on the big combustion stove in her kitchen. I still use Nana’s gravy recipe.
One of my earliest memories is Mum telling me not to have as many sweets as the other kids because I put on weight so easily.
My beliefs and my faith are part of who I am, and I’m so grateful that I had the foundation laid early on. My mom took me to church from my earliest memories, so I’m grateful to have had that foundation laid early, and it’s just part of who I am.
My earliest memories were when my mom would put me in the plays that she was in because she couldn’t afford a babysitter… she was part of this theater group.
The earliest form in which romances appear is that of a rude kind of verse.
From my earliest days I had a passion for science.
When I was 7, we bought a big house at the corner of Wilshire and Western and put in one of the earliest swimming pools in Southern California.
Let me put it this way, the earliest memory I have of my dad, I think I got beat up by some kids and he looked at me and said, ‘hey, you get in a fight, you win. I don’t care if you have to pick up a rock or a stick, you win.’ That’s my earliest memory of my dad.
In the earliest days of Pixar, when we were making ‘Toy Story’ and ‘A Bug’s Life,’ we all came together as a group.
I am so fortunate to have a mom who shared with me her love for books and helped me, from my earliest memories, take great adventures through reading.
America was first colonized by Puritans. Most of our earliest immigrants, and many since, have come here in order to practice their religious beliefs as they please. Our culture has always been, and will most likely always be, profoundly influenced by religion.
Texas, with her superior natural advantages, must become a point of attraction, and the policy of establishing with her the earliest relations of friendship and commerce will not escape the eye of statesmen.
I was born illegitimately and almost immediately, as I understand it, placed in an orphanage. So my very earliest memories were in an orphanage. It was the tag end of the Great Depression when I was born. People were desperately poor.
From the earliest age, I was just different. I think that’s part of every writer‘s little revenge. You think, ‘I’m not a blonde, blue-eyed cheerleader but I’m going to get out of here and do something.’
I’d say some of my earliest scent memories are from home – just things that were around my house, and my mom’s cooking.
One of my earliest jobs drawing was ‘Wonder Woman: Our Worlds At War,’ with Phil Jimenez, which was a really cool jaunt through her history. I got to draw this two-page spread that was set in the Golden Age.
My earliest influence was Shakespeare – I read Shakespeare incessantly as a kid.
Whenever I think of my birthplace, Walton-on-Thames, my reference first and foremost is the river. I love the smell of the river; love its history, its gentleness. I was aware of its presence from my earliest years. Its majesty centered me, calmed me, was a solace to a certain extent.
My earliest memory is seeing Michael Jackson in Melbourne with my sister when I was about ten. I still have this souvenir stick with a glove that would light up and make a peace sign in a bunch of different colors. I’m so happy my mom didn’t throw that out.
My earliest memories are listening to my Grandmother playing the piano at our house as I jumped up and down on the couch. She was a violinist with the Pittsburgh Symphony in the 30s and 40s, and was a huge influence on me.
I believe that investing in our children’s development from the earliest age is the single most important contribution we can make to the health and wellbeing of our citizens, their capacity and the future prosperity of our state.
Female friendships have sustained me from my earliest days as a child.
My earliest memory is learning to read ‘Muffin the Mule’ when I was about three.
My grandmother was kind, but she knew what she wanted and she wasn’t afraid to give a command. When, eventually, I ran my own kitchen, I realized I had a leadership model reaching back into my earliest memories.
Give your clients the earliest delivery consistent with quality – whatever the inconvenience to us.
One of my earliest inspirations was the ‘Allan-a-Dale’ character played by Elton Hayes in the 1954 movie ‘The Story Of Robin Hood And His Merrie Men.’ He was a wandering minstrel with his guitar.
Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.
American populism is no stranger to our political life. From the earliest anti-Federalists to William Jennings Bryan, Huey Long, and George Wallace, and many in between, we’ve sampled the populist temptation, often in times of national distress and dislocation.
When I first started drawing the earliest incarnation of ‘Optic Nerve,’ I hadn’t even been on a date; I hadn’t had a romantic relationship of any kind yet, so in a way, I was almost writing science fiction.
My earliest memories are of the civil rights era. My earliest experiences were rage.
Correcting it, I don’t know; just shedding the light of day on it is a first major step, being one of the earliest generations not to just accept the words.
New York’s various undergrounds can make for a disciplined apprenticeship, and Gaga takes pride in her earliest fan base of art, fashion and music students.
I’ve got a love affair with Harley-Davidson. One of my earliest photos with my dad is of him holding me as a baby on his bike.
My earliest memory is my parents forgetting my fourth birthday. My dad looked up from reading the paper and went, ‘Oh my God!’ So we went out, and I chose a red scooter.
The earliest you can play Christmas music is on Thanksgiving.
It is the honor of a lifetime to serve as Director. I long ago grew to know and admire the FBI from my earliest days as a line prosecutor to my years as assistant attorney general.
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
If you listen to the great Beatle records, the earliest ones where the lyrics are incredibly simple. Why are they still beautiful? Well, they’re beautifully sung, beautifully played, and the mathematics in them is elegant. They retain their elegance.
My earliest attempts at writing were when I was seven. I would sit at the piano and transcribe the songs I heard on the radio. I’d change little things in the music and write different lyrics.
I grew up in New York City during the Depression. My earliest recollections were of my parents talking about what they would do if they didn’t have the rent money. Luckily, we were never evicted. But my father was unemployed most of the time.
The science-fictional motif of lethal, infectious information – bad memes – is a fascinating one, with an extended history. One of the earliest instances is Robert W. Chambers‘s ‘The King in Yellow‘ from 1895. Chambers’s conceit is a malevolent play: read beyond Act II, and you go mad.
My earliest recollections are of the teeming East Side where I was born. This Hester Street and its surrounding streets were the most densely populated of any city on Earth; and looking back at it, I realize what I owe to its unique and crowded humanity.
Probably the earliest memories for me would be going to restaurants with my family.
All of my work stems from the simplest of ideas that go back to the earliest civilizations: making clothing from one piece of cloth. It is my touchstone.