“I don’t mind most religious people. I talk to them. You know, I listen to them banging on… “I prayed very hard and then the fairy came.” Did he? Good. Have a biscuit. I only get annoyed when they try and make me see the fairy. “You have to let the fairy into your heart.” Look, I wouldn’t let him into my garden. I’d shoot him on sight, if he existed, which he doesn’t. Now have another bicky and be quiet, please.”—
“In a moment, one of these ten movies will join a list that includes On The Waterfront, Midnight Cowboy, The Godfather and The Deer Hunter. The other nine will join a list that includes The Grapes Of Wrath, Citizen Kane, The Graduate and Raging Bull.”—
STEVEN SPIELBERG, introducing the nominees for the Best Picture Oscar, and reminding us it ain’t such a bad thing to lose. (via inothernews)
The man speaks of what he knows. There is wisdom here.
“Most women will not be able to look like those models. But they’re being presented with clothes, cosmetics, surgery, diet pills, diet programs, therapy, with the idea that they can aspire to look like those people. It’s a big, big industry. Billions of dollars. And the cruelest part of it is that these women are being told, ‘You don’t look right.’”—Leonard Nimoy (via paperbackmountain)