"The principal thing in this world is to keep one's soul aloft."
Quote of the Week
"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."
"My family don't listen to R&B -- never have, never will. They only listen to gospel. That's where I get my voice from, I got a gospel voice."
Nathaniel Dwayne Hale AKA Nate Dogg
(19 Aug. 1969 - 15 March 2011),
"So much to do, so little done, such things to be."
Elizabeth Taylor (27 Feb. 1932 - 23 March 2011), English-born American actress.
"How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?"
Plato (427 BC – 347 BC), Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates.
"I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal."
Jane Austen (16 December 1775 – 18 July 1817), English novelist.
"I've never been able to plan my life. I just lurch from indecision to indecision."