Sunday, September 30, 2012

Martin Luther King Jr (1929-1968)

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Harvey Fierstein

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Aleister Crowley (1875-1947)

Indubitably, magic is one of the subtlest and most difficult of the sciences and arts. There is more opportunity for errors of comprehension, judgment and practice than in any other branch of physics.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Lao Tzu (6th century BC)

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Anne Rice

Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Charlie Watts

Rock and roll has probably given more than it's taken.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Ali Macgraw

I've always loved animals and I always thought that they were, if not better, then the absolute equal of any two legged creature that God ever created.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Oscar Peterson (1925-2007)

You not only have to know your own instrument, you must know the others and how to back them up at all times. That's jazz.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)

I believe there is little to gain by exchanging opinions with other artists concerning either the ideology of art or technical methods.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Cissy Spacek

You don't forget the movies, but you forget the details of them.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Faye Dunaway

You are an athlete when you're onstage. You can't get tired.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Lucille Ball (1911-1989)

Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Dolly Parton

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Don Adams (1925-2005)

I've been paying alimony since I was 14 and child support since 15. That's a joke, but not by much.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Erma Bombeck

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Marlene Diedrich (1901-1992)

Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Don Rikles

When you enter a room, you have to kiss his ring. I don't mind, but he has it in his back pocket.

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891)

Life is the farce which everyone has to perform.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Gilda Radner (1946-1989)

The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what happens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived.

Thursday, September 6, 2012


Don't take your toys inside just because it's raining.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Sonny Bono (1935-1998)

Don't cling to fame. You're just borrowing it. It's like money. You're going to die, and somebody else is going to get it.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Elmer Fudd

"Dwats outta buwwets!"

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Confucius (551 bc-479 bc)

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.