Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Kate DiCamillo

"The world is dark, and light is precious. Come closer, dear reader. You must trust me. I am telling you a story."

Katrina Elizabeth "Kate" DiCamillo (25 March 1964), American children's author.

Quote of the Week: Bruce Springsteen

"The best music, you can seek some shelter in it momentarily, but it's essentially there to provide you something to face the world with."

(born 23 September 1949),
Award winning American rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter

Quote of the Week: Eli Manning

"It's been a wild game. It's been a wild season."

Eli Manning (born 3 January 3 1981),

American NFL QB and Super Bowl XLVI MVP.

Quote of the Week: Tom Brady

"I don't care about three years ago, ... I don't care about two years ago. I don't care about last year. The only thing I care about is this week."

Thomas Edward Patrick "Tom" Brady, Jr.

(born 3 August 1977),
American NFL football quarterback.

Quote of the Week: Wim Wenders

"The more opinions you have, the less you see."

(born 14 August 1945), German film director, playwright, author, photographer and producer.

Quote of the Week: Michelle Williams

"I love things that are old and beautiful and tell a story, even if it's a sad one."

(born 9 September 1980), Award-winning American actress.

Quote of the Week: Bohuslav Martinů

"The artist is always searching for the meaning of life, his own and that of mankind, searching for truth. A system of uncertainty has entered our daily life. The pressures of mechanisation and uniformity to which it is subject call for protest and the artist has only one means of expressing this, by music."

Bohuslav Martinů (8 Dec. 1890 - 28 Aug. 1959), Czech composer.

Quote of the Week: Helen Keller

"Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties."

Helen Adams Keller (27 June 1880 - 1 June 1968), American author.

Quote of the Week: Václav Havel

"If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed."

Václav Havel (5 October 1936 - 18 December 2011), Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician.

Quote of the Week: Maurizio Cattelan

"... there are three different kinds of revolutionaries: those who want to change things; those who are into the fight but couldn’t care less if things change or not; and those who work following their instinct, responding to a situation in a personal way that can end up having collective results -- and that can affect the world a lot more. That last model is possibly the one I’m interested in most."

Maurizio Cattelan (born 21 September 1960), Italian artist based in NYC.


Quote of the Week: Richard Feynman

"Fall in love with some activity, and do it! Nobody ever figures out what life is all about, and it doesn't matter. Explore the world. Nearly everything is really interesting if you go into it deeply enough. Work as hard and as much as you want to on the things you like to do the best."

Richard Phillips Feynman (11 May 1918 - 15 February 1988), American physicist.

Quote of the Week: Jane Birkin

"I'd rather live on my own than live with a face that looks at me with the wrong eyes."

Jane Birkin (born 14 December 1946),

English actress, model, singer and film director.

Quote of the Week: José de Sousa Saramago

"We never consider that the things dogs know about us are things of which we have not the faintest notion."

José de Sousa Saramago (16 November 1922 - 18 June 2010),
Nobel-laureate Portuguese novelist and playwright.

Quote of the Week: Agnes de Mille

“Many other women have kicked higher, balanced longer, or turned faster. These are poor substitutes for passion.”

Agnes George de Mille (18 September 1905 - 7 October 1993),
American dancer and choreographer.

Quote of the Week: Jeff Tweedy

"A piece of art is not a loaf of bread. When someone steals a loaf of bread from the store, that's it. The loaf of bread is gone. When someone downloads a piece of music, it's just data until the listener puts that music back together with their own ears, their mind, their subjective experience. How they perceive your work changes your work."

Jeff Tweedy (born 25 August 1967), American rock music and songwriter.
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