Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Joan Didion

joan-didion-quote"I have already lost touch with a couple of people I used to be."

Joan Didion
(born 5 December 1934),
American novelist and essayist.

Quote of the Week: Lena Horne

lena-horne"It's ill-becoming for an old broad to sing about how bad she wants it. But occasionally we do."

Lena Horne (30 June 1917 - 9 May 2010),
American singer, actress and dancer.

Quote of the Week: Patti Smith

patti-smith"As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag."

Patti Smith
(born 30 December 1946),
American singer-songwriter, poet and visual artist.

Quote of the Week: Lewis Carroll

lewis-carroll"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

Lewis Carroll
(27 Jan. 1832 - 14 Jan. 1898),
English author, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer.

Quote of the Week: Francis Picabia

Francis_Picabia"The devil follows me day and night, because he is afraid to be alone."

Francis Picabia
(22 January 1879 - 30 November 1953),
French painter and poet.

Quote of the Week: Maria Irene Fornes

maria-irene-fornes"When I'm not doing something that comes deeply from me, I get bored. When I get bored I get distracted and when I get distracted, I become depressed. It's a natural resistance, and it insures your integrity."

Maria Irene Fornes (born 14 May 1930), Cuban-American playwright.

Quote of the Week: Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara-de-Lempicka"I live life in the margins of society, and the rules of normal society don't apply to those who live on the fringe."

Tamara de Lempicka
(16 May 1898 - 18 March 18 1980), Polish Art Deco painter.

Quote of the Week: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro-Jodorowsky"You are engaging in madness. I feel obliged to accompany you...."

Alejandro Jodorowsky (born 7 February 1929), Chilean playwright, director, producer, composer, actor, mime, comic book writer, tarot reader, historian and psychotherapist. Best-known for the 1970 film El Topo.

Quote of the Week: Mary Flannery O'Connor

Flannery-O-Connor"The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require our attention."

Mary Flannery O'Connor
(25 March 1925 - 3 August 1964)
American novelist, short story writer and essayist.

Quote of the Week: Billy Wilder

billy-wilder"If you win, by the end of May it's not such a big deal. If you don't win, it's not such a big deal either."

Billy Wilder (22 June 1906 - 27 March 2002), Austrian-American journalist, filmmaker, screenwriter and producer.

Quote of the Week: Danny Glover

danny-glover2"If we talk about literacy, we have to talk about how to enhance our children's mastery over the tools needed to live intelligent, creative, and involved lives."

Danny Glover
(born 22 July 1946),
American actor, film director, and political activist.

Quote of the Week: k.d. Lang

kdlang"I'm a different kind of music fan, so I expect my fans to be like me. I don't know anything about my favorite artists, and I don't really want to. When their music comes on, I just faint."

k.d. Lang
(born 2 November 1961), Canadian singer/songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Jeff Bridges

jeff-bridges"Movies are like magic tricks."

Jeff "The Dude" Bridges
(born December 4, 1949),
American actor and musician.

Quote of the Week: Ben Lee

ben-lee"In our lives, we are all in our little self-made prisons of identity, and half the fun of life is hatching an escape plan."

Ben Lee
(born 11 September 1978), Australian musician and actor.

Quote of the Week: Vladimir Nabokov

nabokov"Caress the detail, the divine detail."

(22 April 1899 - 2 July 1977),
Russian-American novelist and short story writer.

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