Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Andy Goldsworthy

andy-goldsworthy"I am not a performer but occasionally I deliberately work in a public context. Some sculptures need the movement of people around them to work."

Andy Goldsworthy
(26 July 1956), British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist

Quote of the Week: Guy Laliberté

guy-laliberte"Inside every adult there's still a child that lingers. We're happiness merchants -- giving people the opportunity to dream like children."

Guy Laliberté
(2 Sept. 1959 in Quebec City, Canada), founder/CEO of Cirque du Soleil

Quote of the Week: Virginia Woolf

virginia-woolf"This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room."

Virginia Woolf
(25 Jan. 1882 - 28 March 1941), English novelist and essayist.

Quote of the Week: Denis Leary

denis_leary"Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list."

Denis Leary
(18 August, 1957) American actor, comedian, writer and director.

Quote of the Week: Scarlett Johansson

scarlett_johansson"I hope they make a video game of me. At least I wouldn't have any cellulite then."

Scarlett Johansson
(22 November 1984), actress and singer, of dual American and Danish citizenship.

Quote of the Week: Tom Robbins

tom_robbins"Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business."

Thomas Eugene Robbins
(22 July 1936), American author.

Quote of the Week: Agnes de Mille

agnes_de_mille"The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie."

Agnes de Mille
(18 September 1905 – 7 October 1993), an American dancer and choreographer.

Quote of the Week: Michael Franti

michael_franti2"Through music I either tame my demons or unleash them and allow them to be what they are. I don't want the music to be about provocation, I want the music to bring you to a place where you feel at home."

Michael Franti
(21 April 1966) is an American poet, musician, and composer of multi-ethnic music.

Quote of the Week: Olafur Eliasson

olafur_eliasson"I was interested in how we engage the world. How do we use our skin as our eyes? If you read a cityscape or a landscape with just your mind, and not your body, it becomes like a picture or representation, not something you really engage with."

Olafur Eliasson (born 1967 in Copenhagen, Denmark), Danish-Icelandic artist.

Quote of the Week: Andrew Bird

andrew_bird"For some reason my voice is more chesty and boomy in the morning. It’s a mix of grogginess and caffeine-inspired confidence, before I remember how to be neurotic."

Andrew Bird (11 July 1973), American musician, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.

Quote of the Week: Louise Bourgeois

bourgeois"Once I was beset by anxiety but I pushed the fear away by studying the sky, determining when the moon would come out and where the sun would appear in the morning."

Louise Bourgeois (25 Dec 1911), Paris-born American sculptor, painter and printmaker.

Quote of the Week: Bob Costas

bob_costas"I don't believe there's a single American sitting around saying, 'I'd like to see Bob Costas' take on this.'"

Bob Costas (22 March 1952), American sportscaster.

Quote Of The Week: Bridget Riley

bridget_riley"For me nature is not landscape, but the dynamism of visual forces.. an event rather than an appearance. These forces can only be tackled by treating color and form as ultimate identities, freeing them from all descriptive or functional roles."

Bridget Riley (24 April 1931), British Op-art painter.

Quote of the Week: Aimee Mann

aimee_mann"The knock-out punch is always the one you never see coming."

Aimee Mann
(8 September 1950), singer/songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Philip Michael Ondaatje

ondaatje

"The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human. Meander if you want to get to town."

Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC (12 Sept. 1943), Sri Lankan Canadian novelist and poet.

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