Began

Famous quotes containing the word began:

    As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.
    Václav Havel (b. 1936)

    In view of the fact that the number of people living too long has risen catastrophically and still continues to rise.... Question: Must we live as long as modern medicine enables us to?... We control our entry into life, it is time we began to control our exit.
    Max Frisch (1911–1991)

    The march interrupted the light afternoon.
    Cars stopped dead, children began to run,
    As out of the street-shadow into the sun
    Discipline strode....
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)