Quote of the Week

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.

Quote of the Week: Christian Louboutin

"When a woman buys a pair of shoes, she never looks at the shoe. She stands up and looks in the mirror, she looks at the breast, the ass, from the front, from the side, blah blah blah. If she likes herself, then she considers the shoe."

(born 7 January 1964),
French footwear designer.

Quote of the Week: Gil Scott Heron

"That black negativity stuff sells records. It appeals to the kind of people who are not interested in taking advantage of opportunities -- the kind of people who have time to sit around and listen to that shit. I don't."

Gil Scott Heron (1 April 1949 - 27 May 2011), American poet, jazz musician, and author.

Quote of the Week: Auguste Rodin

"Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages."

(12 Nov. 1840 - 17 Nov. 1917)
French sculptor.

Quote of the Week: Alvin Toffler

"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor."

Alvin Toffler (born 4 October 1928) American writer and futurist.

Quote of the Week: Cormac McCarthy

"He thought the world's heart beat at some terrible cost and that the world's pain and its beauty moved in a relationship of diverging equity and that in this headlong deficit the blood of multitudes might ultimately be exacted for the vision of a single flower."

Cormac McCarthy (born 20 July 1933), American novelist and playwright.

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