Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Andy Rooney

andy-rooney"One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly."

(born 14th January 1919),
American radio and TV writer and presenter.


Quote of the Week: Jane Birkin

jane-birkin"My mother was right: When you've got nothing left, all you can do is get into silk underwear and start reading Proust."

Jane Birkin
(born 14 December 1946), English actress, model, singer and film director.

Quote of the Week: Maria Callas

maria-callas"I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who demands that I carry myself with her dignity."

Maria Callas
(2 Dec. 1923 – 16 Sept. 1977), American-born Greek opera singers.

Quote of the Week: Rufus Wainwright

Rufus_Wainwright"I may not lead the most dramatic life, but in my brain it's War and Peace every day."

Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born 22 July 1973), Canadian-American singer-songwriter.
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Quote of the Week: Steve Jobs

steve-jobs"I want to put a ding in the universe."

Steve Jobs
(born 24 Feb. 1955),
co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple Inc.

Quote of the Week: George Balanchine

george-balanchine"First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty - if you're very lucky and have said your prayers."

George Balanchine (22 Jan. 1904 – 30 April 1983),
Russia born choreographer; co-founder and balletmaster of New York City Ballet.

Quote of the Week: Oscar Wilde

oscar-wilde"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."

(16 Oct. 1854 - 30 Nov. 1900),
Irish playwright, poet and author of numerous short stories and one novel.

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Quote of the Week: Sam Rockwell

sam-rockwell"God, I hate LA. It's an evil place. So uncreative. You can't walk anywhere, that's what really gets me."

Sam Rockwell
(5 November 1968), American actor.

Quote of the Week: Melissa Etheridge

melissa-etheridge"I've been a rock star since I was very young, but I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer."

Melissa Lou Etheridge
(born 29 May 1961), American singer-songwriter and musician.

Quote of the Week: Cy Twombly

cy-twombly"My line is childlike but not childish. It is very difficult to fake... to get that quality you need to project yourself into the child's line. It has to be felt."

Edwin Parker (Cy) Twombly Jr. (born 25 April 1928), American artist.

Quote of the Week: André Gide

andre-gide"Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it."

André Gide
(22 Nov. 1869 - 19 Feb. 1951), French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947.

Quote of the Week: Russell Simmons

russell-simmons"I want to promote poetry to the point where you got all the bald headed kids running around doing poetry, getting the music out of the way and having only words, the spoken word, and then see what happens."

Russell Simmons (born 4 Oct. 1957), American entrepreneur.

Quote of the Week: Richie Havens

richie-havens"Go around the middleman; get your music straight to the people. You've got the Web now. Do it. Don't even hesitate."

Richie Havens
(born 21 January 1941), American folk singer and guitarist.

Quote of the Week: Frank Zappa

frank-zappa"No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to."

(21 Dec. 1940 - 4 Dec. 1993), American composer, electric guitarist, record producer, and film director.

Quote of the Week: Buckminster Fuller

bucky_portrait"Evolution is apparently intent that man fulfill a much greater destiny than that of being simple muscle and reflex machine..."

Richard Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller (12 July 1895 – 1 July 1983), American architect, author, designer, futurist, inventor, and visionary.

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