Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Igor Stravinsky

"The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music; they should be taught to love it instead."

Igor Stravinsky (17 June 1882 - 6 April 1971), Russian composer, pianist, and conductor.

Quote of the Week: Hunter S. Thompson

"If Sunday is the Lord's day, then Saturday belongs to the Devil. It is the only night of the week when he gives out free passes to the late show at the Too Much Fun Club."

Hunter S. Thompson (18 July 1937 - 20 February 2005), American journalist and author, and the founder of the gonzo journalism movement.

Quote of the Week: Stanton Friedman

"Frankly I am sick and tired of the US Air Force lying to the public, the press, and members of Congress about UFOs."

Stanton T. Friedman (born July 29, 1934), professional ufologist who is the original civilian investigator of the Roswell incident. He worked as a nuclear physicist on research and development projects for several large companies.

Today is the 68th anniversary of the crash at Roswell in 1947!

Quote of the Week: Christopher Lee

"There are many vampires in the world today... you only have to think of the film business."

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee, CBE, CStJ (27 May 1922 - 7 June 2015), an English actor, singer and author.

Quote of the Week: Kyrie Irving

"I gave it everything I had and have no regrets."

Kyrie Andrew Irving (born 23 March 1992), American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association.

Quote of the Week: David Letterman

"I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host."

David Letterman (born 12 April 1947), American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor. After 33 years, he's the retired talk show host of The David Letterman Show.

Quote of the Week: B.B. King

"The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you."

B.B. King (16 September 1925 - 14 May 2015), known by his stage name B.B. King, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist. RIP, Mr. King, you are a blues legend.

Quote of the Week: Rudolf Steiner

"The basis of artistic creation is not what is, but what might be; not the real, but the possible." - Rudolf Steiner in The Aesthetics of Goethe's Worldview

Rudolf Steiner (27 February 1861 - 30 March 1925), Austrian mystic, philosopher, social reformer, architect, and esotericist.

Quote of the Week: Socrates

"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."

Socrates (born circa 470 BC, died 399 BC), a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy.

Quote of the Week: Johnny Depp

"People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people."

John Christopher "Johnny" Depp II (born 9 June 1963), an award-winning American actor, producer, and musician.

Quote of the Week: J.K. Simmons

"I like to act. Every other aspect of show business I find uninteresting."

Jonathan Kimble "J. K." Simmons (born 9th of January 1955), an Academy Award-winning American actor, also the voice of the yellow M&M.

Quote of the Week: Jon Stewart

"Love what you do. Get good at it. Competence is a rare commodity in the day and age. And let the chips fall where they may."

Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; 28 November 1962), American political satirist, writer, producer, director, television host, media critic, stand-up comedian, and actor. Just retired from hosting The Jon Stewart Show on Comedy Central.

Quote of the Week: Brian Williams

"I said I was traveling in an aircraft that was hit by RPG fire. I was instead in a following aircraft. We landed after the ground fire incident and spent two harrowing nights in a sandstorm in the Iraq desert."

Brian Williams

(born 5 May 1959)

American journalist and former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News.

Quote of the Week: Scott Rudin

"If you're going to spend two or three years of your life working on something, you've got to be making the kind of movie that discusses and influences the culture and is engaged in the world you're living in."

Scott Rudin (born 14 July 1958), American film producer and a theatrical producer who has won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. (Produced Team America, trailer above.)

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...

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