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Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try
by Donna Rice

Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try
out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant.
To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally.
- Donna Rice

It was hard to turn down the money since I didn't have a job,
but I didn't want to exploit my notoriety because I
knew the way I'd been living was wrong.
- Donna Rice

I'm stronger knowing that while Donna Rice could be sold,
she could not be bought.
- Donna Rice

Returning to South Carolina meant getting a normal
job in a normal town with normal people and marrying a normal person.
I wanted the glamour and opportunity of the world.
- Donna Rice

 

Pornography changes the attitudes and lifestyles of those who consume it,
no matter how old a person is.
- Donna Rice

In my case, I learned that although God loves us,
he doesn't grant us immunity from the consequences of our choices.
- Donna Rice

Although I'd first seen Senator Hart in Aspen,
Colorado, at a New Year's Day party in 1987,
we hadn't talked.
- Donna Rice

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Before the group left, Gary asked for my phone number,
and the next day he called to ask me to dinner that night.
I had no idea he was married, but I found out that night.
- Donna Rice

I've had to recover not only from a single well-publicized incident,
but several years of press aftermath.
- Donna Rice

After graduating in the summer of 1980,
I knew I wanted my life to count.
- Donna Rice

I had gained so much confidence through my college
achievements that I wanted to tackle the world.
- Donna Rice

I was always an overachiever.
- Donna Rice

At thirteen I began modeling, doing my first television
commercial in ninth grade for Pizza Hut.
- Donna Rice

So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation,
I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him
face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention
of ending our brief relationship.
- Donna Rice

I also had to work through the violation of my date rape,
my unhealthy relationships with men,
my anger toward the people involved in the scandal,
and those who exploited me afterwards.
- Donna Rice

I stared at the television in shock,
watching as my private life was revealed to the world.
- Donna Rice

But even after the first week, when Hart got out of
the presidential race because of the Washington Post's
threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had
apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman,
the media continued to embellish my past.
- Donna Rice

A month after the scandal broke, I tried to go back
to work at the pharmaceutical company after a leave of absence.
But because of all the publicity and resulting pressure and stress,
I finally resigned.
- Donna Rice

Because pornography is a tool of Satan that exploits
and distorts our God-given sexuality,
women - especially Christian women -
need to understand the increasing threat of online pornography.
- Donna Rice

Before the boat docked, however, he confessed because
he was contemplating running for president,
he couldn't separate from his wife.
I believed him when he told me he faced a difficult
choice between pursuing personal happiness and his political destiny.
- Donna Rice

Since it was too difficult to get into the Screen Actor's Guild in New York,
I moved to Miami in 1982 and started a successful career
as a television commercial actress,
obtaining my SAG card there.
- Donna Rice

That was Embassy Pictures, they went bankrupt shortly
after This is Spinal Tap came out.
- Harry Shearer

We knew shortly after the war that our troops were becoming ill.
- Christopher Shays

The first question I ask myself when something doesn't
seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful.
And very shortly you discover that there is no reason.
- John Cage

She said it had been hijacked shortly after takeoff.
By this time, the plane had been in the air -
again,
I'm presuming that it took off on time -
for over an hour.
- Ted Olson

Shortly after I was born he emigrated to Durban,
where members of my mother's family had settled at the turn of the century,
and the rest of the family followed soon thereafter.
- Aaron Klug

The East India Company established a monopoly over the production of opium,
shortly after taking over Bengal.
- Robert Trout

We transported eight giraffes, and there are now nine
because one gave birth to a male shortly afterwards.
They carry their pregnancies very well-they all looked the same.
- Joanna Lumley

Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys' choir,
it being found that I possessed a clear,
strong soprano voice.
I enjoyed the singing very much.
- James Weldon Johnson

Shortly after this, I placed my command on our extreme left,
to watch and fight the enemy should he make another attack,
and went to Cemetary Hill for observation.
- John Buford

My father and mother were second cousins,
though they did not meet till shortly before their marriage.
- Patrick White

A study of the history of wages back through the years
indicates clearly that when the cost-of-living rises
appreciably wages have shortly been adjusted upward also.
- Charles E. Wilson

I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met;
I didn't like the name Lucille.
That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy,
not Lucille.
- Desi Arnaz

Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing -
and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while,
shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.
- Paul A. Volcker

Some dying men are the most tyrannical;
and certainly,
since they will shortly trouble us so little for evermore,
the poor fellows ought to be indulged.
- Herman Melville

Che came in 1963, shortly after I had come to power.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

We are only tenants, and shortly the great Landlord
will give us notice that our lease has expired.
- Joseph Jefferson

I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice
and Social Welfare was published in 1970.
- Amartya Sen

I do hope that our spring will be starting shortly
and we will all be able to enjoy some sunshine again.
- Lesley Garrett

We think it will be shortly afterwards,
but it seems a terrible thing to gamble with such big
stakes in diplomacy without having your master card in your hand.
- Henry L. Stimson

I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly
after the beginning of this century that I entered active life -
with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.
- Rene Cassin

Shortly after that, we got management problems over in England,
and Judas Priest asked me to join.
- Glenn Tipton

When I got traded to the California Angels,
I really wasn't that excited about going to the Angels
because it meant changing leagues and also a whole new set of teammates.
But shortly after I got there I realized that it was
one of the best things that ever happened to me.
- Nolan Ryan

Shortly afterwards, I did a third one to repair the
robotic arm of the station.
This arm plays a very important role in the ongoing
expansion of the station as well as in the deployment of solar panels.
- Philippe Perrin

I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle
in right now before I begin training again shortly.
During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day.
On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights.
- Clara Hughes

In the end, they pardoned me and packed me off to a
home for the shell-shocked.
Shortly before the end of the war, I was discharged a second time,
once again with the observation that I was subject to recall at any time.
- George Grosz

I was shortly again at the castle, and the Princess
gave me her hand to kiss and then brought her children,
the young princes and princesses, and we played together,
as if we had known each other for years.
- Max Muller

I think it is very important that I should have a talk
with you as soon as possible on a highly secret matter.
I mentioned it to you shortly after you took office
but have not urged it since on account of the pressure you have been under.
- Henry L. Stimson

And shortly after that, when I try to get access to those soldiers,
to ask them what in the world was going on,
I was told that they did not work for me and I had
no right to have access to any one of them.
- Janis Karpinski

Many instances exist of small children who seem to
remember and describe their previous life in another body,
another place, and with other people.
These memories emerge usually shortly after these children begin to talk.
- Stanislav Grof

I come now to tell you for what I am brought here to die,
and to give you an account of my faith,
which I shall do as in the sight of the living God
before whom I am shortly to stand.
- Donald Cargill

My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the
United States from Ireland.
My father never knew his parents.
His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth,
and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area.
- George J. Mitchell

Shortly after we arrived in Baghdad,
we had another conversation with the ambassador.
He said that he wanted us to give him the timeline,
because we had 90 days to get these prisons operational
and transfer responsibility back to the Iraqis.
- Janis Karpinski

I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that,
and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree.
Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my
main interests in my teenage years.
- Chester Brown

Shortly after the end of last season,
I felt that I probably would not return for the 1999-2000 season.
I also felt that I should take as much time as possible
to sort through my feelings and make sure that my feelings
were backed with conviction.
- Barry Sanders

My entire life has really revolved around music that
was written about the time that I was born,
1908, to just before the First World War and shortly after it.
This music I've always known, and it is that music
that's most important to me.
- Elliott Carter

I haven't written an awful lot recently,
but I think I probably will start again very shortly.
Being so much on the road, when you have a couple of weeks off,
you're likely to avoid sitting at the piano,
and taping, and giving yourself more work to do.
- George Shearing

I was hit many times in various parts of the body,
including my right leg, and thank God I am recovering.
I was also severely wounded in my left leg.
Iraqi and French doctors will conduct an operation shortly and,
God willing, I will recover.
- Uday Hussein

Shortly afterwards my father told me that he might
be going into the Eastern Zone of Germany.
At that time my own mind was closer to his than it had ever been before,
because he also believed that they are at least trying to build a new world.
- Klaus Fuchs

It was a matter of survival for the local people,
but it was the most violent scene I have ever witnessed.
The people in my group, feeling helpless,
were all spellbound and aghast at the same time.
I became a vegetarian shortly after that.
- Wendie Malick

We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
- Winston Churchill

Being at the centre of a film is a burden one takes
on with innocence the first time.
Thereafter, you take it on with trepidation.
- Daniel Day Lewis

There is no hunting like the hunting of man,
and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it,
never care for anything else thereafter.
- Ernest Hemingway

Spiritual beings, either from the beginning or soon thereafter,
become what they are to be for ever and ever.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Now the thing about having a baby - and I can't be
the first person to have noticed this -
is that thereafter you have it.
- Jean Kerr

To receive applause for works which do not demand all
our powers hinders our advance towards a perfecting of our spirit.
It usually means that thereafter we stand still.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The President is of opinion that if Japan makes a treaty with the United States,
all other foreign countries will make the same kind of a treaty,
and Japan will be safe thereafter.
- Townsend Harris

Joe Smith and Brigham Young laid out Independence,
but very soon thereafter enough citizens of the county
collected to drive them off,
after several stubborn fights.
- Cole Younger

In 1858 I received the degree of D. S. from the Lawrence Scientific School,
and thereafter remained on the rolls of the university as a resident graduate.
- Simon Newcomb

False riches, consisting of money, houses and lands,
acquired by selfish means at cost to others and thereafter used selfishly,
are almost always used for the oppression of other persons.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Yeah, I did some small parts in high school and the
first year of college and then fairly soon thereafter
I settled into the backstage scenery,
and then at the University of Maryland I was doing
posters for their productions.
- Jim Henson


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