• Verb: enter or assume a certain state or condition; examples: "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news", "It must be getting more serious", "her face went red with anger", "She went into ecstasy", "Get going!"
• Verb: undergo a change or development; examples: "The water turned into ice", "Her former friend became her worst enemy", "He turned traitor"
• Verb: come into existence; example: "What becomes has duration"
• Verb: enhance the appearance of; examples: "Mourning becomes Electra", "This behavior doesn't suit you!"
The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become.
As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in.
We ought to fly away from earth to heaven as quickly as we can; and to fly away is to become like God, as far as this is possible; and to become like him is to become holy, just, and wise.
So Indian policy has become institutionalized and the result has been that American people have become more dependent on government and that the American people have become more dependent on corporations.
The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become.
You can become famous but you can't become unfamous. You can become infamous but not unfamous.
They have become part of us in that if we get dressed up as them, we don't actually have to have a script. You can just become them. You just become nervy.
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
Put you energy into music. If it fails you, you can become an accountant or a dentist. And then if you become a dentist or an accountant, it's too late to become a musician afterwards.
I have become down-hearted, I have become discouraged, I have become depressed. I'm just like you. I'm a human being and I have my problems.
Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
Today, the biggest challenge we must meet is the one we present to ourselves. To not become a nation that places entitlement ahead of accomplishment. To not become a country that places comfortable lies ahead of difficult truths. To not become a people that thinks so little of ourselves that we demand no sacrifice from each other.
As repressed sadists are supposed to become policemen or butchers so those with an irrational fear of life become publishers.
Every town has become a border town and every State has become a border State.
I don't remember deciding to become a writer. You decide to become a dentist or a postman. For me, writing is like being gay. You finally admit that this is who you are, you come out and hope that no one runs away.
The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different-to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.
The rich become richer and the poor become poorer is a cry heard throughout the whole civilized world.
I didn't do anything differently than what my father was doing. It's a really hard family to rebel in. I could have become an accountant. Or I could have become a Republican.
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent; whence must necessarily arise a desire of attaining knowledge with the greatest possible ease.
To decide to become a philosopher seemed as foolish to me as to decide to become a poet.