Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: George Bernard Shaw

"I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.  I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live."

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950), Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.

Quote of the Week: Stephen Merritt

stephen-merritt-quote"Sixty-nine songs later, I think it's fair to say that I am a love expert. I know everything there is to say about love that can be said in 50 words or less, with a very basic vocabulary, without offending anybody, and while singing and playing guitar and synthesizer."

Stephen Merritt (born 17 January 1966), American singer-songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Lynda Barry

lynda-berry-photo"... I plan as much as I can in advance because my magical hippie vibe can only go so far."

Lynda Barry
(born 2 January 1956), American cartoonist and author.

Quote of the Week: Martin Luther King, Jr.

martin-luther-king-quote"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted."

Martin Luther King, Jr.
(15 Jan. 1929 - 4 April 1968), American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement.

Quote of the Week: Antonin Artaud

antonin-artaud-quote"I have need of angels. Enough hell has swallowed me for too many years."

Antonin Artaud
(4 September 1896 - 4 March 1948), French playwright, poet, actor, and theater director. Read more »

Quote of the Week: Natalie Portman

natalie-portman-quote"When a guy tells me I'm cute, it's not something desirable. Cute is more like what you want your pet to be."

Natalie Portman
(9 June 9 1981), Israeli-American actress. Read more »

Quote of the Week: Captain Beefheart

captain-beefheart-quote"I was like an egg rolling through time until I was 24. Then the egg cracked and I popped out."

Captain Beefheart born Don Van Vliet
(15 Jan. 1941 - 17 Dec. 2010), musician, singer-songwriter and artist.

Quote of the Week: Bob Hope

bob-hope-quote"When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things -- not the great occasions -- give off the greatest glow of happiness."

Bob Hope
(29 May 1903 – 27 July 2003), American comedian and actor. Read more »

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.

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