Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Mikhail Baryshnikov

baryshnikov.jpg"Dancers are stripped enough onstage. You don't have to know more about them than they've given you already."

Mikhail Baryshnikov
(27 Jan. 1948), actor and ballet superstar, born in Latvia of Russian descent.

Quote of the Week: Henry Miller

henry_miller.jpg"Don't worry about errors when you're writing. The biographers will explain all errors."

Henry Valentine Miller
(26 Dec. 1891 - 7 June 1980), American writer (from novel Black Spring, 1936).

Quote of the Week: Laura Dern


"I wanted to go to Jupiter. That was my plan from day one, and David Lynch gave me the ticket."

Laura Elizabeth Dern
(10 Feb. 1967), American actress, daughter of actor Bruce Dern.

Quote of the Week: Duke Ellington

duke_ellington.jpg"I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues."

Duke Ellington
(29 April 1899 - 24 May 1974), American jazz icon, composer, and performer.

Quote of the Week: Margaret Cho


"Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary."

Margaret Cho
(5 Dec. 1968), American comedian, fashion designer, and actor.

Quote of the Week: Don Cheadle


"It's great to be in a film that's able to have people really want to become socially conscious, to walk out of the theatre and want to do something.”

Don Cheadle
(29 Nov. 1964), award-winning American actor.

Quote of the Week: Mark Twain

mark_twain.jpg"The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul, finding there capacities which the outside didn't indicate or promise, and which the other kind couldn't detect." Joan of Arc

Mark Twain
(30 Nov. 1835 - 21 April 1910), prolific author and beloved American humorist.

Quote of the Week: Eve Ensler

eve_ensler.jpg“The degree to which women hate their bodies is profoundly sad. Let's just put off our self-hatred for 10 years, take over the world, and then we can obsess again.”

Eve Ensler (25 May 1953), playwright of The Vagina Monoloques.

Quote of the Week: Mark Mothersbaugh/DEVO

mark_devo.jpg"To me I think artists in general make a statement, and for the rest of their lives every album, every book are variations on a theme."

Mark Mothersbaugh
(18 May 1950), artist, composer, songwriter and leader of DEVO.

Quote of the Week: Annie Leibovitz

annie_leibovitz.jpg"When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph."

Annie Leibovitz
(2 October 1949), noted American portrait photographer.

Quote of the Week: Pablo Picasso

pablo_picasso.jpg"There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun."

Pablo Picasso
(25 Oct. 1881 - 8 April 1973), Spanish painter and sculptor.

Quote of the Week: Martin Scorsese

martin_scorsese.jpg"Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame... ...and what's out."

Martin Scorsese (17 November 1942),

critically acclaimed, award-winning NYC-based director.

Quote of the Week: Henry Rollins


“Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Realize the strength, move on.”

Henry Rollins
(born Henry Lawrence Garfield, 13 Feb. 1961), actor, author, singer/songwriter, and spoken word artist.

Quote of the Week: Elvis Costello

elvis_costello.jpg"And I don't feel any form of music is beyond me in the sense of that I don't understand it or I don't have some love for some part of it."

Elvis Costello
(born Declan Patrick MacManus, 25 Aug. 1954), English singer/songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Alvin Ailey

alvin_ailey.jpg"Its roots are in American Negro culture, which is part of the whole country's heritage. But the dance speaks to everyone. Otherwise it wouldn't work."

Alvin Ailey
(5 Jan. 1931 - 1 Dec. 1, 1989), modern dancer, choreographer, and founder of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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