Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: George Will

george-will-quote"Football incorporates the two worst elements of American society: violence punctuated by committee meetings."

George Will
(born May 4, 1941),
an American newspaper columnist, journalist, and author.

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Quote of the Week: Don Meredith

"If 'ifs' and 'buts' were candy and nuts, wouldn't it be a Merry Christmas?"

Don Meredith
(10 April 1938 - 5 December 2010),
American football quarterback, sports commentator and actor.

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Quote of the Week: Leslie Nielsen

leslie-nielsen-quote"Doing nothing is very hard to do . . . you never know when you're finished."

Leslie Nielsen
(11 February 1926 - 28 November 2010),
Canadian-American actor and comedian.

Quote of the Week: Lena Dunham

lena-dunham-quote"I never critique films in terms of 'I liked this person' or 'I didn’t like this person,' I tend to think, 'Did their journey feel truthful to me?'"

Lena Dunham (born 13 May 1986),
American writer and filmmaker.

Quote of the Week: Keith Richards

keith-richards-quote"If you're going to kick authority in the teeth, you might as well use both feet."

Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943),
English guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, best-selling author, and a founding member of The Rolling Stones.

Quote of the Week: Naomi Watts

naomi-watts-quote"There's a lot of skeletons in my closet, but I know what they're wearing. I'm not gonna act all ashamed of it."

Naomi Ellen Watts
(born 28 September 1968), English-Australian actress.

Quote of the Week: William Shakespeare

shakerspeare-quote"To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man."

William Shakespeare
(baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616),
English poet and playwright.

Quote of the Week: John Kennedy Toole

Toole-quote"When Fortuna spins you downward, go out to a movie and get more out of life."

John Kennedy Toole (17 Dec. 1937 - 26 March 2 1969),
American novelist from New Orleans;
best-known for his novel A Confederacy of Dunces.

Quote of the Week: Christopher Hitchens

hitchens-quote"I have been taunting the Reaper into taking a free scythe in my direction and have now succumbed to something so predictable and banal that it bores even me."

Christopher Eric Hitchens (born 13 April 1949),
English-American author and journalist.

Quote of the Week: Solomon Burke

solomon-burke-quote"Your dreams can come true when you work on them, and make them come true. Because nothing happens for a dream until you wake up, and you start being active and make it WORK for you."

Solomon Burke
(21 March 1940 – 10 October 2010),
American Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Mary Oliver

mary-oliver-quote"Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?"

Mary Oliver
(born 10 September 1935),
Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet.

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Quote of the Week: Frank Sinatra

frank-sinatra-quote"I'm not one of those complicated, mixed-up cats. I'm not looking for the secret to life.... I just go on from day to day, taking what comes."

Frank Sinatra
(12 Dec. 1915 - 14 May 1998), American singer and actor.

Quote of the Week: Roger Ebert

roger-ebert-quote"Let he who is without guilt jerk the first knee."

Roger Joseph Ebert
(born 18 June, 1942),
American film critic and screenwriter.

Quote of the Week: Douglas Adams

doug-adams-quote"In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground."

Douglas Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001),
English writer, dramatist, and musician; author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Quote of the Week: Aretha Franklin

aretha-franklin-quote"I am Aretha, upbeat, straight-ahead, and not to be worn out by men and left singing the blues."

Aretha Franklin (born 25 March 1942),
American singer, songwriter and pianist commonly referred to as The Queen of Soul.

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