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I felt better being in the background. That’s the way I like it.  (Being In The Background Quotes) I made a living being a background singer for years  (Being In The Background Quotes) In the true sense one’s native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home.  (Being In The Background Quotes) My background is in acting, so I enjoy being able to show what I’m looking for. With acting, it’s very immediate when you show someone what you’re looking for, and the feedback is instantaneous as well.  (Being In The Background Quotes) Coming from a background of being onstage, you’re onstage for two and a half hours and you’re in it for the whole time no matter what you’re doing. Even if you don’t have a line, you have to stay in it.  (Being In The Background Quotes) With literature, sometimes a book is presented in the media as being say, a Muslim story or an African story, when essentially it’s a universal story which we can all relate to it, no matter what race or social background we come from.  (Being In The Background Quotes) In the story of Thetis and Achilles, it’s clear this isn’t really a safe environment. She’s gone down to the River Styx - the dead are being ferried across in the background. There’s something in this mythology that says that if you want invulnerability, if you want immortality, you pay a price.  (Being In The Background Quotes) I’m used to being a supporting player in the background. All I ever wanted, at the very most, was to have a small part in something where people were like, ‘Oh, right, that one guy, whoever he is, was pretty good in that.’ That’s all I ever really strived for or expected.  (Being In The Background Quotes) I think what makes the Byrds stand up all these years is the basis in folk music. Folk music, being a timeless art form, is the foundation of the Byrds. We were all from a folk background. We considered ourselves folk singers even when we strapped on electric instruments and dabbled in different things.  (Being In The Background Quotes) Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being, even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.  (Being In The Background Quotes) The race is your face. Obviously, I come from a mixed background. Who I am and how I look and being black.  (Being In The Background Quotes) I don’t wish hardship on anybody. My background was one of being very difficult, very hard, and they were subject to the times I lived in. I wouldn’t wish that on anybody.  (Being In The Background Quotes) A building is a human being’s space and the background for his dignity and its exterior should reflect its contents and function  (Being In The Background Quotes) In many ways I’m similar to Barack Obama, who also has a strange name but was raised by a white American mother. His background is far more complicated than his name would suggest. Furthermore, the fact that I was a child during the hostage crisis has caused me to equate being Iranian with being alienated.  (Being In The Background Quotes) I got overwhelmed by the magnitude of the celebrity culture in America. My background is as a news journalist, and newsrooms in the US are shrinking - investigation teams are being terminated or shrunk on newspapers all around the country. The one aspect that’s expanded is coverage of celebrity culture  (Being In The Background Quotes) I’m proud of my background, so I hope there will be more roles where Hispanics are being portrayed  (Being In The Background Quotes) Volunteering has been undervalued in Britain for a long time. Often it has been seen as a kind of cut-price, amateur version of work that would be better done by the state. When politicians speak about it, people hear in the background the sound of budgets being cut  (Being In The Background Quotes) The miracle of unity is being granted to us as we pray and work for it in the Lord’s way. Our hearts will be knit together in unity. God has promised that blessing to His faithful Saints whatever their differences in background and whatever conflict rages around them  (Being In The Background Quotes) I’m a boys’ girl! I come from an army background and I haven’t known what being a ‘good Indian girl’ means  (Being In The Background Quotes) All the different nations in the world, despite their differences of appearance and religion and language and way of life, still have one thing in common, and that is what’s inside of all of us. If we X-rayed the insides of different human beings, we wouldn’t be able to tell from those X-rays what the person’s language or background or race is  (Being In The Background Quotes) In the the late seventies and early eighties, I played background roles in thirty movies... Woody Allen movies, Scorsese films, you name it. Whatever was being shot in New York, I was doing stand-in and background work because I wanted to be close to the camera; I wanted to see what was going on  (Being In The Background Quotes) All human beings are the same. In the United States, people come from all over the world, all races, all backgrounds. And they’re all doing what they want, many scoring huge successes. When I saw that, I became more open. It freed my soul.  (Being In The Background Quotes) I felt better being in the background. That’s the way I like it  (Being In The Background Quotes) I think that notion of being a seeker, somebody who never felt totally fulfilled, but was always passionate about the search, that comes from the background, probably  (Being In The Background Quotes) My whole background, my whole life was just lots and lots of theater, a lot of that being musical theater  (Being In The Background Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS