Tag Archives: Quotes

Norman Mailer

“Culture’s worth huge, huge risks. Without culture we’re all totalitarian beasts.” – Norman Mailer

Mailer

Richard Harris

“I often sit back and think, I wish I’d done that, and find out later that I already have.” – Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Billie Holiday, 1958

Somebody once said we never know what is enough until we know what’s more than enough” – Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

(Photographed at the d’Orly airport, Paris, by Jean-Pierre Leloir)

MLK

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK

Thelonious Monk

“I say, play your own way. Don’t play what the public wants. You play what you want and let the public pick up on what you’re doing. Even if it does take them fifteen, twenty years.”                      – Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Monk

Marlon Brando

“Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.” – Marlon Brando

Cary Grant

“My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.” – Cary Grant