"When a woman buys a pair of shoes, she never looks at the shoe. She stands up and looks in the mirror, she looks at the breast, the ass, from the front, from the side, blah blah blah. If she likes herself, then she considers the shoe."
Quote of the Week
"That black negativity stuff sells records. It appeals to the kind of people who are not interested in taking advantage of opportunities -- the kind of people who have time to sit around and listen to that shit. I don't."
Gil Scott Heron (1 April 1949 - 27 May 2011), American poet, jazz musician, and author.
"Man's naked form belongs to no particular moment in history; it is eternal, and can be looked upon with joy by the people of all ages."
"The next major explosion is going to be when genetics and computers come together. I'm talking about an organic computer - about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor."
Alvin Toffler (born 4 October 1928) American writer and futurist.
"He thought the world's heart beat at some terrible cost and that the world's pain and its beauty moved in a relationship of diverging equity and that in this headlong deficit the blood of multitudes might ultimately be exacted for the vision of a single flower."
Cormac McCarthy (born 20 July 1933), American novelist and playwright.
"That strong mother doesn't tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in."
Lauryn Noelle Hill (born 25 May 1975), American recording artist, musician, producer, and actress.
"The principal thing in this world is to keep one's soul aloft."
(12 December 1821 - 8 May 1880),
French writer who is counted among the greatest Western novelists.
"I'm positive, I was not singing the Devil's music.... The Devil ain't got no music!"
(born 10 July 1939),
American R&B/gospel singer and civil rights activist.
"My life will define itself as I live it. The movies will define themselves as I make them. As long as the theme is something I care about at the moment, it's enough for me to start work. Maybe work itself is what my life is about."
Sidney Lumet (25 June 1924 – 9 April 2011),
American director, producer and screenwriter.
"Music is amazing. There's some metaphysical comfort where it allows you to be isolated and alone while telling you that you are not alone... truly, the only cure for sadness is to share it with someone else."