Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Adam Levin

"I feel like a millionaire on the back of an armored jet-ski my samurai girlfriend who loves me is charging at a cartel speedboat to win a game of chicken. Isn’t this the day’s best part? You don’t even have to remember to enjoy it. It enjoys you into itself."

Adam Levin (born 1976), American fiction author and teacher.

 

Quote of the Week: Cicero

"Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow."

Marcus Tullius Cicero, sometimes anglicized as Tully (3 Jan. 106 BC - 7 Dec. 43 BC), Roman philosopher and statesman.

Quote of the Week: David Foster Wallace

"In dark times, the definition of good art would seem to be art that locates and applies CPR to those elements of what's human and magical that still live and glow despite the times' darkness."

David Foster Wallace (21 Feb. 1962 - 12 Sept. 2008), American author.

Quote of the Week: Chögyam Trungpa

"In order to overcome selfishness, it is necessary to be daring."

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
(28 February 1939 - 4 April 1987),
Buddhist meditation master and writer.

Quote of the Week: Studs Terkel

"I always love to quote Albert Einstein because nobody dares contradict him."

Studs Terkel
(16 May 1912 - 31 October 2008),
American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster.

Quote of the Week: Victor Hugo

"Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers."

(26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885),
French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, statesman.

Quote of the Week: Ray Bradbury

"Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories."

Ray Bradbury (born 22 August 1920), American writer.

Quote of the Week: Lucille Ball

"I'm not funny. What I am is brave."

Lucille Désirée Ball
(6 August 1911 - 26 April 1989),
American comedienne and actress.

Quote of the Week: Willie Nelson

"The fight to save family farms isn't just about farmers. It's about making sure that there is a safe and healthy food supply for all of us. It's about jobs, from Main Street to Wall Street. It's about a better America."

Willie Nelson (born 30 April 1933), American singer-songwriter, author, poet, actor, activist.

Quote of the Week: Mick Jagger

"It's all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back."

Sir Mick Jagger (born 26 July 1943), English musician, singer-songwriter, actor, and producer.

Quote of the Week: Emma Watson

"I'm a feminist, but I think that romance has been taken away a bit for my generation. I think what people connect with in novels is this idea of an overpowering, encompassing love and it being more important and special than anything and everything else."

Emma Watson (born 15 April 1990), English actress.

Quote of the Week: Franz Marc

"Is there a more mysterious idea than to imagine how nature is reflected in the eyes of animals?"

Franz Marc (8 February 1880 - 4 March 1916), German painter and printmaker. Read more »

Quote of the Week: Jackie Robinson

"There's not an American in this country free until every one of us is free."

Jackie Robinson (31 Jan. 1919 - 24 Oct. 1972), American baseball player.

Quote of the Week: Michael McKean

"Pandas are like Beatle songs in that even a lesser panda is a lovely thing."  

Michael McKean (born 17 Oct. 1947) American actor, comedian, writer, composer and musician.

Quote of the Week: Peter Dinklage

I've done roles that aren't written for somebody who's a dwarf. I think it's just bad writing if you're constantly reminding the audience I am one. There I am, I'm on screen. I'm under 5 feet tall. Why would you have to be reminding the audience left and right?"

Peter Dinklage (born 11 June 1969), American actor, stars in HBO's Game of Thrones.

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