Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Aimee Mann

aimee_mann"The knock-out punch is always the one you never see coming."

Aimee Mann
(8 September 1950), singer/songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Philip Michael Ondaatje

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"The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human. Meander if you want to get to town."

Philip Michael Ondaatje, OC (12 Sept. 1943), Sri Lankan Canadian novelist and poet.

Quote of the Week: Andy Warhol

warhol"I asked ten or fifteen people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question: 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money."

Andy Warhol (6 Aug. 1928 - 22 Feb. 1987), artist. filmmaker, and pop icon.

Quote of the Week: Michael Bernard Loggins

michael_smile"Life is grand. Life is handy. Life is real."

Michael Bernard Loggins

San Francisco-based artist and author. Read more »

Quote of the Week: Katharine Hepburn

katharine_hepburn"If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased."

Katharine Hepburn
(12 May 1907 - 29 June 2003), American actress of film, television and stage.

Quote of the Week: Salma Hayak

salma"People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves."

Salma Hayak (2 September 1966), Mexican-born actress.

Quote of the Week: Allen Ginsberg

ginsberg"Love. Watch for it coming! It enters the house of the body without your seeking."

Allen Ginsberg
(3 June 1926 - 5 April 1997), American poet.

Quote of the Week: Alain de Botton

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"The most attractive are not those who allow us to kiss them at once (we soon feel ungrateful) or those who never allow us to kiss them (we soon forget them), but those who coyly lead us between the two extremes."

Alain de Botton (20 December 1969), Swiss writer of essayistic books.

Quote of the Week: Ryan McGinley

McGinley"I am definitely the boss. I organize the trip, I pay for the gas, the food, the motels. I write the checks and I'm the one that, when we get busted for being naked, raises his hand and says 'This is all my fault.'"

Ryan McGinley (born 1977), NYC photographer.

Quote of the Week: Kara Walker

kara_walker"When stereotypes attempt to take control of their bodies, they can only do what they are made of and they are made of pathological attitudes of the Old South. Therefore, racist stereotypes occurring in my art can only partake of psychotic activities."

Kara Walker (26 November 1969), contemporary American artist.

Quote of the Week: Mark Morris

mark_morris2"I love the way in which I make up dances. It's a complicated way and the product is usually clear. Clear and simple. I don't need everybody to know that there are all of these fabulous things going on. If you can see it, that's wonderful."

Mark Morris (29 August 1956), modern dancer, choreographer and director.

Quote of the Week: Erica Jong

erica_jong"I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back."

Erica Jong (26 March 1942, in New York City), an American author and educator.

Quote of the Week: Paul Haggis

paul_haggis1"We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that's the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment."

Paul Haggis (10 March 1953), Canadian screenwriter, producer and film director.

Quote of the Week: Nick Cave

nick_cave2"I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange."

Nick Cave
(22 September 1957), Australian-born rocker, writer, and occasional actor.

Quote of the Week: Tarō Okamoto

taro_okamoto"Art is a bang!"

Tarō Okamoto (26 February 1911 - 7 January 1996), Japanese artist noted for his abstract and avant-garde paintings and sculpture.
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