Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Sam Rockwell

sam-rockwell"God, I hate LA. It's an evil place. So uncreative. You can't walk anywhere, that's what really gets me."

Sam Rockwell
(5 November 1968), American actor.

Quote of the Week: Melissa Etheridge

melissa-etheridge"I've been a rock star since I was very young, but I've never encountered anything as powerful as cancer."

Melissa Lou Etheridge
(born 29 May 1961), American singer-songwriter and musician.

Quote of the Week: Cy Twombly

cy-twombly"My line is childlike but not childish. It is very difficult to fake... to get that quality you need to project yourself into the child's line. It has to be felt."

Edwin Parker (Cy) Twombly Jr. (born 25 April 1928), American artist.

Quote of the Week: André Gide

andre-gide"Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it."

André Gide
(22 Nov. 1869 - 19 Feb. 1951), French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947.

Quote of the Week: Russell Simmons

russell-simmons"I want to promote poetry to the point where you got all the bald headed kids running around doing poetry, getting the music out of the way and having only words, the spoken word, and then see what happens."

Russell Simmons (born 4 Oct. 1957), American entrepreneur.

Quote of the Week: Richie Havens

richie-havens"Go around the middleman; get your music straight to the people. You've got the Web now. Do it. Don't even hesitate."

Richie Havens
(born 21 January 1941), American folk singer and guitarist.

Quote of the Week: Frank Zappa

frank-zappa"No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to."

(21 Dec. 1940 - 4 Dec. 1993), American composer, electric guitarist, record producer, and film director.

Quote of the Week: Buckminster Fuller

bucky_portrait"Evolution is apparently intent that man fulfill a much greater destiny than that of being simple muscle and reflex machine..."

Richard Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller (12 July 1895 – 1 July 1983), American architect, author, designer, futurist, inventor, and visionary.

Quote of the Week: Julianne Moore

julianne-moore"I'm looking for the truth. The audience doesn't come to see you, they come to see themselves."

(born 3 December 3 1960),
an American actress.

Quote of the Week: James Dean

james-dean "Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."

James Byron Dean (8 Feb. 1931 - 30 Sept. 1963), American film actor.
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Quote of the Week: Dan Wilson

dan-wilson-quote"Music is not about selling pieces of plastic, it's about sparking a connection between people, and about giving the listener joy. When you give people joy, there's a good chance they will reward you somehow."

Dan Wilson
(born 20 May 1961), Grammy Award-winning guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter.

Quote of the Week: John Hughes

john-hughes-quote"I like young actors because they're so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me."

John Hughes, Jr.
(18 Feb. 1950 – 6 Aug. 2009), American film director, producer and writer.

Quote of the Week: Philippe Halsman


"This is the essence of a work of art: that you never touch bottom. If a picture has for everybody exactly the same meaning, it is a platitude, and it is meaningless as a work of art. The same is true for a portrait: if it is not rich in character and meaning, it is a poor portrait."

Philippe Halsman
(2 May 1906 - 25 June 1979), Latvian-born American portrait photographer.

Quote of the Week: Dave Eggers

dave-eggers-quote"When we pass by another person without telling them we love them it’s cruel and wrong and we all know this. It is no way to live, to wait to love. But everyone disappears, no matter who loves them."

Dave Eggers (born 12 March 1970), American writer, editor, and publisher.

Quote of the Week: Rumi

mawlana_rumi"Your eyelashes will write on my heart the poem that could never come from the pen of a poet."

Rumi (Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Rūmī),
(30 Sept. 1207 – 17 Dec. 1273), Persian poet, Islamic jurist, theologian, and mystic.

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