Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week: Mark Twain

mark_twain.jpg"The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul, finding there capacities which the outside didn't indicate or promise, and which the other kind couldn't detect." Joan of Arc

Mark Twain
(30 Nov. 1835 - 21 April 1910), prolific author and beloved American humorist.

Quote of the Week: Eve Ensler

eve_ensler.jpg“The degree to which women hate their bodies is profoundly sad. Let's just put off our self-hatred for 10 years, take over the world, and then we can obsess again.”

Eve Ensler (25 May 1953), playwright of The Vagina Monoloques.

Quote of the Week: Mark Mothersbaugh/DEVO

mark_devo.jpg"To me I think artists in general make a statement, and for the rest of their lives every album, every book are variations on a theme."

Mark Mothersbaugh
(18 May 1950), artist, composer, songwriter and leader of DEVO.

Quote of the Week: Annie Leibovitz

annie_leibovitz.jpg"When I say I want to photograph someone, what it really means is that I'd like to know them. Anyone I know I photograph."

Annie Leibovitz
(2 October 1949), noted American portrait photographer.

Quote of the Week: Pablo Picasso

pablo_picasso.jpg"There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun."

Pablo Picasso
(25 Oct. 1881 - 8 April 1973), Spanish painter and sculptor.

Quote of the Week: Elvis Costello

elvis_costello.jpg"And I don't feel any form of music is beyond me in the sense of that I don't understand it or I don't have some love for some part of it."

Elvis Costello
(born Declan Patrick MacManus, 25 Aug. 1954), English singer/songwriter.

Quote of the Week: Chet Atkins

catkins.jpg"Years from now, after I'm gone, someone will listen to what I've done and know I was here. They may not know or care who I was, but they'll hear my guitars speaking for me."

Chet Atkins (20 June 1924 - 30 June 2001), influential guitarist and record producer.

Quote of the Week: Captain Beefheart

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"It's hard to use the English language. I'd rather play a tune on a horn, but I've always felt that I didn't want to train myself. Because when you get a train, you've got to have an engine and a caboose. I think it's better to train the caboose. You train yourself, you strain yourself."

Captain Beefheart (born Don Glen Vliet, 15 January 1941), American free-form rock musician and artist.

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