Quote of the Day postsWednesday February 25, 2009
Cagney Quote of the Day
“My best friend gets hit by a streetcar and winds up in the hospital, civil war in Spain and earthquakes in Japan...and now you wear that hat.”
— James Cagney to his girlfriend in “The Great Guy”
Quote of the Day
"Other highlights for me — two faces: Philippe Petit's, for balancing an Oscar on it, and Penelope Cruz, for just having it."
— Adam Wahlberg on the Oscars
Lyrics of the Day
When I see you, when I hear you, when I touch you
Or just when I think that I might see or hear or touch you
Maybe you'd stop crying
Maybe you'd stop crying."
— Gavin Osborn
"The Greatest Thing There Is"
The Devil Is My Kinda Woman
“When asked why she had so many sexual partners, Marlene [Dietrich] shrugged. 'They asked.'”
— from “It Happened at the Hotel Du Cap” by Cari Beauchamp in the March 2009 Vanity Fair.
Oscar Acceptance Speech of the Day
“You know, when you grow up in the suburbs of Sydney or Auckland or Newcastle, like Ridley or Jamie Bell — well, the suburbs of anywhere — a dream like this seems kind of vaguely ludicrous and completely unattainable. But this moment is directly connected to those childhood imaginings. And for anybody who's on the down side of advantage and relying purely on courage, it's possible. Thanks very much.”
— Russell Crowe after winning best actor for “Gladiator.”
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