Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Arlo Guthrie

"You can get anything you want at Alice's Restaurant."

Arlo Guthrie (born 10 July 1947), American folk singer, and the son of Woody Guthrie, most famous for his song the "Alice's Restaurant Massacree." That song was played every Thanksgiving on the rock station WNEW-FM in NYC. Here is the entire version. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Long may you run...

Quote of the Week: Mike Nichols

"There's nothing better than discovering, to your own astonishment, what you're meant to do. It's like falling in love."

Mike Nichols (6 November 1931 - 19 November 2014), German-born, award-winning American film and theater director, producer, actor, and comedian.

Quote of the Week: Richard Wright

"We certainly have an unspoken understanding. But a lot of things unsaid as well."

From interview segment of Live at Pompeii and used on the new Pink Floyd album The Endless River

Richard Wright (28 July 1943 - 15 September 2008), English musician, composer, singer and songwriter, best known for his career with Pink Floyd.

Quote of the Week: Stan Lee

"There is only one who is all powerful, and his greatest weapon is love." Silver Surfer

Stan Lee (born December 28, 1922) is an American comic book writer, editor, publisher, media producer, television host, actor, voice actor, and former president and chairman of Marvel Comics (now in its 75th year). He and Jack Kirby created the lasting legacy of the Silver Surfer, born in 1965. In honor of NY ComicCon 2014.

Quote of the Week: Beyoncé

"Your self-worth is determined by you. You don't have to depend on someone telling you who you are."

Giselle Knowles-Carter, known professionally as Beyoncé (born 4 September 1981), American singer, songwriter, and actress.

Quote of the Week: Stephen Colbert

"Thankfully, dreams can change. If we'd all stuck with our first dream, the world would be overrun with cowboys and princesses."

Stephen Colbert (born 13 May 1964), American Emmy-award winning television host, political satirist, writer, comedian, and actor.

Quote of the Week: Lady Gaga

"When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time."

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta AKA Lady Gaga (born March 28, 1986), American singer and fashion icon

Quote of the Week: Willem Dafoe

"You have to lose yourself to find yourself."

Willem Dafoe, (born 22 July 1955), Academy Award-nominated American film, stage, and voice actor, and a member of the experimental theater company The Wooster Group.

Quote of the Week: Ruby Dee

"The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within - strength, courage, dignity."

Ruby Dee (27 October 1922 - 11 June 2014), American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, and activist.

Quote of the Week: Maya Angelou

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

Maya Angelou (4 April 1928 - 28 May 2014), American poet and memoirist.

Video courtesy of the William J. Clinton Presidential Library.

Quote of the Week: Katy Perry

"I don't feel like I'm very pop-star lame, but I'm definitely not hipster-cool."

Katheryn Elizabeth "Katy" Hudson (born 25 October 1984), better known by her stage name Katy Perry, American singer and songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Johnny Manziel

"I’ve been a winner everywhere that I’ve been. Whatever the situation may be, I’m going to work extremely hard to put myself in the best position to continue that trend of being a winner."

Jonathan "Johnny Football" Manziel (born December 6, 1992), American football player; 2012 Heisman Trophy winning QB from Texas A&M and a first round NFL draft pick of the Cleveland Browns.

Quote of the Week: John Cage

"If you develop an ear for sounds that are musical it is like developing an ego. You begin to refuse sounds that are not musical and that way cut yourself off from a good deal of experience."

John Cage (5 September 1912 - 12 August 1992), American composer.

Quote of the Week: Mickey Rooney

"Always get married in the morning. That way if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted the whole day."

Mickey Rooney (23 September 1920 - 6 April 2014), American actor.

Quote of the Week: Kurt Cobain

“If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.” 

Kurt Donald Cobain (20 February 1967 - 5 April 1994), American musician and artist. Known as the frontman of the rock band Nirvana.

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