Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Cate Blanchett

cate_blanchett.jpg“If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously.”

Cate Blanchett
(14 May 1969), Award-winning Australian actress.

Quote of the Week: John Perry Barlow

john_perry_barlow.jpg"But groundless hope, like unconditional love, is the only kind worth having."

John Perry Barlow (3 Oct. 1947), American poet and essayist, former lyricist for the Grateful Dead, and author of A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace.

Quote of the Week: Greta Garbo

greta_garbo.jpg“I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference."

Greta Garbo (18 Sept. 1905 - 15 April 1990), Swedish-born actress.

Quote of the Week: F. Scott Fitzgerald

fscott_fitzgerald.jpg"Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower."

F. Scott FItzgerald
(24 Sept. 1896 - 21 Dec. 1940), American author. (From his novel Tender is the Night, 1934)

Quote of the Week: D.H. Lawrence

dh_lawrence.jpg“Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot."

D.H. Lawrence
(11 September 1885 - 2 March 1930), English writer.

Quote of the Week: Chrissie Hynde

chrissie_hynde.jpg“I don't feel at liberty to talk about people in my private life. It's a betrayal of trust. Can I still be interesting if the world doesn't know who I'm sleeping with? Does it make people like me less?"

Chrisse Hynde (7 Sept. 1951), American rock musician and leader of The Pretenders.

Quote of the Week: Jack Black

jack_black.jpg“With the acting, it's somebody else's brainchild, and I'm just sort of helping flesh it out; with the music, there's a special satisfaction to being the brains behind the operation.”

Jack Black
(28 Aug. 1969), American actor, comedian and musician.

Quote of the Week: Gwendolyn Brooks

gwen_brooks.jpg"Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home."

Gwendolyn Brooks
(7 June 1917 - 3 Dec. 2000), award-winning African-American poetess.

Quote of the Week: Alfred Hitchcock

alfred_hitchcock.jpg“Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.”

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
(13 Aug. 1899 - 29 April 1980), British-born film director and producer.

Quote of the Week: Elliott Smith

elliott_smith.jpg"There's always that argument to make -- that you're in better company historically if people don't understand what you're doing."

Steven Paul "Elliott" Smith
(6 Aug. 1969 - 21 Oct. 2003), American singer/songwriter and musician.

Quote of the Week: J.K. Rowling

jk_rowling.jpg"Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences."

J. K. Rowling
(31 July 1965), chart-topping British fantasy author.

Quote of the Week: Edith Piaf

edit_piaf.jpg"All I've done all my life is disobey."

Edith Piaf
(19 Dec. 1915 - 11 Oct. 1963), French singer and national icon.

Quote of the Week: Kevin Bacon

kevin_bacon1.jpg"I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic."

Kevin Bacon
(8 July 1958), American actor and separated by 6 degrees from eveyone.

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).

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