Arts and Entertainment Quotes

The red carpet feels like a war zone, except you cannot fly or fight; you just have to stand there and take it.
~ Lupita Nyong'o, on awards season
Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.
Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.
~ D. W. Winnicott
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
~ Jane Austen
Write drunk, edit sober.
Write drunk, edit sober.
~ Ernest Hemingway
I would love to work in a Bollywood film as there is so much drama and colour in the films there.
I would love to work in a Bollywood film as there is so much drama and colour in the films there.
~ Brad Pitt
I like dominating women as they are more competent.
I like dominating women as they are more competent.
~ Soumik Sen, on whether Bengali women are dominating
A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though no one resembles him.
A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though no one resembles him.
~ Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
~ Orson Welles
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
~ Anton Chekhov
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
~ George Bernard Shaw

Quotes

Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.

Trivia

Interracial marriage was banned in South Africa from 1949 to 1985 (36 years) - It was banned in the U.S. from 1691-1967 (276 years).

Graffiti

The old songs are best because nobody sings them any more.