Quote of the Week

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.

Quote of the Week: Ute Lemper

ute-lemper-quote"The longing that there should be something, but maybe the knowledge that there is not, and then the looking for the sensitivity and sensibility wherever -- in nature, or in words, or in writing, or in poetry. Or in music, of course."

Ute Lemper (born 4 July 1963), German chanteuse and actress renowned for her interpretation of the work of Kurt Weill.

Quote of the Week: Igor Stravinsky

igor-stravinsky-quote

“Never look at the trombones. You'll only encourage them."

Igor Stravinsky (17 June 1882 - 6 April 1971), Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. Read more »

Quote of the Week: Julia Roberts

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"Love is not love, without a violin playing goat."

Julia Roberts
(born 28 October 1967), American actress.

Quote of the Week: Carl Sagan

carl-sagan-quote"Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?"

Carl Sagan (9 Nov. 1934 - 20 Dec. 1996), American astronomer, astrophysicist, author, and cosmologist.

Quote of the Week: Neil Gaiman

neil-gaiman-quote"Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten."

Neil Richard Gaiman (born 10 November 1960),
English author of science fiction and fantasy short stories and novels, graphic novels, comics, audio theatre, and films.

Quote of the Week: Leonardo DiCaprio

leonardo-dicaprio-quote"Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'."

Leonardo DiCaprio
(born 11 November 1974), American actor.

Quote of the Week: LeBron James

lebron-quote"I have a goal, it's a big one, and that's to bring a championship to Northeast Ohio. And I won't stop until it's done!"

LeBron James
(born 30 December 1984),
Miami Heat NBA basketball player.

Quote of the Week: Frida Kahlo

frida-kahlo-quote"Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?"

Frida Kahlo de Rivera
(6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954),
Mexican painter.

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