Sunday, September 30, 2012

Vivien Leigh Quotes

1. Life is too short to work so hard.









2. I'm a Scorpio, and Scorpios eat themselves out and burn themselves up like me. I swing between happiness and misery and I cry easily. I am a mixture of my mother's determination and my father's optimism. I am part prude and part non-conformist and I say what I think and don't dissemble. I am a mixture of French, Irish and Yorkshire, and perhaps that's what it all is.

3. Dear Lord, I'm so grateful I'm still loved.

4. I always know my lines.

5. A lucky thing Eva Peron was. She died at 32. I'm already 45.


6. Classical plays require more imagination and more general training to be able to do. That's why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.




7. Comedy is much more difficult than tragedy - and a much better training, I think. It's much easier to make people cry than to make them laugh.

8. Every single night I'm nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react.

9. I don't know what that Method is. Acting is life, to me, and should be.

10. I never found accents difficult, after learning languages.


11. I think Edith Evans is the most marvelous actress in the world and she can look beautiful. People who aren't beautiful can look beautiful. She can look as beautiful as Diana Cooper, who was the most beautiful woman in the world.





12. People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.

13. Shaw is like a train. One just speaks the words and sits in one's place. But Shakespeare is like bathing in the sea - one swims where one wants.

14. English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously.

15. I adore dancing.

16. I am going to be a great actress.

17. I have just made out my will and given all the things I have and many that I haven't.


18. I know I am right for Scarlett. I can convince Mr. Selznick.



19. I loved fencing and dancing and elocution.



20. I need something truly beautiful to look at in hotel rooms.

21. I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value.

22. I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity.

23. I'm not afraid to die.

24. I'm not young. What's wrong with that?

25. I've always been mad about cats


26. I've been a godmother loads of times, but being a grandmother is better than anything.

27. My first husband and I are still good friends and there is no earthly reason why I should not see him. Larry and I are very much in love.

28. My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.

29. My parents were French and Irish and our family even has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States and consider myself part American.

30. One is just an interpreter of what the playwright thinks, and therefore the greater the playwright, the more satisfying it is to act in the plays.

31. Sometimes I dread the truth of the lines I say. But the dread must never show.

32. Streetcar is a most wonderful, wonderful play.


33. When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people.



34. When I was at school at Paris, I had special lessons from Mademoiselle Antoine, an actress at the Comedie Francaise, and I was taken to every sort of play. I felt very grand.

35. You know the passage where Scarlett voices her happiness that her mother is dead, so that she can't see what a bad girl Scarlett has become? Well, that's me.

36. (when asked to take over Joan Crawford's role in Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)) No, thank you. I can just about stand looking at Joan Crawford's face at six o'clock in the morning, but not Bette Davis.

37. The only comfort for the lonely child is a cat that was in the courtyard of the school that the nuns let her take up to her dormitory.

38. The male roles are so much more adventurous.


39. Some critics saw fit to say that I was a great actress. I thought that was a foolish, wicked thing to say because it put such an onus and such a responsibility onto me, which I simply wasn't able to carry.






40. (on Alexander Korda) Alex was like a father to us - we went to see him with every little problem we had. We usually left convinced that he had solved it - or that we'd got our own way.

41. All day long you're really leading up to the evening's performance. To time everything correctly, you have to take care of yourself-which is a very difficult thing to do, because it's highly emotional.

42. Am I finished with Hollywood? Good heavens, no! I shall certainly go back there if there is a film to make.


43. Actresses go on for a long time and there are always marvelous parts to play.



44. (on Warren Beatty) He has the kind of magnetic sensuality you could light torches with.

45. I never sleep for more than five hours, hardly ever.

46. Dickens. All during the war when I was traveling on these blackout trains, because I used to go back to see my husband on weekends, I read the whole of Dickens. And I think that that was one of the most thrilling experiences.


47. My friends, when I was young, were always older than I was, and I've always liked them. And I love old men and old ladies, really. But I've known more elderly men, like Max Beerbohm, like Beranard Berenson, like Somerset Maugham, Winston Churchill - I'd put him first, anyway - what they say is so wise and so good. They know what they're talking about.

48. I hope I've one thing that Scarlett never had. A sense of humor. I want some joy out of life. And she had one thing I hope I never have. Selfish egotism.


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Lucy Liu Dating

Lucy Liu is a very beautiful American actress and film producer. Wanna know who dated Lucy over the years? Let's examine Lucy Liu's dating history below...







2000
Lucy Liu and George Clooney were rumored to date for most of 2000, but no official confirmation was ever issued by either party. The two were caught by paparazzi sharing a steamy New Year's Eve kiss in 2006.
Clooney's rep denies any affair between them. 

2002 - 2004
Lucy Liu and Zach Helm got very serious, announcing their engagement in 2004. However, they finally split. "I don't want to settle for anything else," Liu was quoted as saying to "InStyle" magazine. "Love should be like lightning. For me it happens almost immediately."

2005 


Lucy Liu and Will McCormack have been going strong for a couple of years, but both have chosen to stay mum about their romance to the press. 




May 2008
Lucy Liu and Wladimir Klitschko were rumored to date but it has never been confirmed.

2010
Lucy Liu has revealed that she has been secretly dating someone for seven months, stating: "I love being in love!"  In detail, Lucy confessed while guest-hosting US chat show "Live With Regis and Kelly": "I'm dating somebody, this wonderful person, for seven months". Lucy didn't name her mystery man, but she claimed: "He's not in the business at all - I met him through a friend. It's the beginning, but it's serious. I love being in love!"

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George Clooney Dating

George Clooney, 51, is a very attractive American actor, film director, producer and screenwriter. Needless to say that he has stolen and broken the hearts of a number of women over the years. He is also a confirmed bachelor who openly states he has no plans to marry again. Let's examine George Clooney's dating history below…




1988
George Clooney and Kelly Preston dated in 1988 shortly after her divorce from Kevin Gage. While they were living together George gave Kelly a potbellied piglet named Max that he continued to care for until the pig passed away in 2006. 


December 1989 -  1993
George Clooney and actress Talia Balsam were married from December 1989 to 1993. She's the only woman George has married and he's claimed that he doesn't "feel like I gave Talia a fair shot." George has since indicated he is not interested in either marriage or kids.



1995
George Clooney and Karen Duffy are known to have been on at least one date when they appeared together at the Emmys on September 10, 1995. They are rumored to have had a brief relationship around this time.  


1996 -  1999
George Clooney and French law student Celine Balitran met in 1996 while she was waiting tables in France. She moved to California to live with George, but the pair broke up in 1999.






2000
George Clooney and Charlize Theron were rumored to be dating for a time in 2000 shortly after George and Celine Balitran split.


2000 -  June 2005
George Clooney and Lisa Snowdon started an on-and-off affair in 2000 that lasted until June, 2005. Lisa has since revealed that George's fame got in the way of her work and ultimately their romance.





2000
George Clooney and Lucy Liu were rumored to date for most of 2000, but no official confirmation was ever issued by either party.


2002 -  2004
George Clooney and Krista Allen began dating after they met on the set of "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" in 2002. They split in 2004.





2003
Renee Zellweger and George Clooney were rumored to have dated in 2003 after she broke up with Jim Carrey, but they both denied any romance. Instead, the two claimed in 2007 that they've been pals for over a decade.


December 2006
George Clooney and Lucy Liu, who were rumored to date in 2000, were caught by paparazzi sharing a steamy New Year's Eve kiss in 2006.







2007 -  May 2008
George Clooney and model Sarah Larson began dating in 2007 and she stayed with him even after the two were involved in an accident when George's motorcycle was clipped by a car. They attended the Academy Awards together in 2008 and broke up up in May of that year.




July 2009 -  June 2011
George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis confirmed they were dating after Elisabetta was first spotted on the back of George's motorcycle in July. The two made their first joint public appearance as a couple at the September premiere of "The Men Who Stare at Goats." The love only lasts for so long for Clooney: the couple confirmed in a joint statement they had split in June of 2011. 


July 2011 - July 2013

George Clooney and Stacy Keibler were linked in early July when the couple vacationed at George's Lake Como home. The two ended their romance in July 2013.









2013 - Present
Clooney is dating British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The pair got engaged on April 28, 2014, as confirmed by a representative at Alamuddin's law firm Doughty Street Chambers. On August 7, 2014, Clooney and Alamuddin obtained marriage licenses at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea of the United Kingdom. The two tied the knot on September 27, 2014 at Ca' Farsetti. They were married by Clooney's pal Walter Veltroni, the former mayor of Rome.


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Iggy Pop Insurance

The company Swiftcover.com - formed in 2005 by a group of former Churchill Insurance executives. In 2007 AXA UK acquired swiftcover.com. It is now a wholly owned subsidiary of AXA UK plc which forms part of AXA Group - from January 2009 used Iggy Pop to front a £25 million TV ad campaign using the strapline "Get a Life". The ads led to a 31% increase in sales in the first three months of 2009 compared with the same period in 2008. One specific commercial became notable due to complaints received by the Advertising Standard's Authority:
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"The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that the swiftcover.com advert was misleading following complaints the singer would not have been able to buy cover since the insurer excluded people working in the entertainment industry. The ASA received 12 complaints about the advert from viewers who said it was misleading because it was suggested Iggy Pop was insured by swiftcover.com. In the advert, the musician said: "I got it swiftcovered. I got insurance on my insurance!"


Needless to say that Swiftcover had received hundreds of enquiries from musicians searching for low-cost cover. Before the ASA announced its ruling, swiftcover changed its approach and started to insure musicians. Others in the entertainment industry are still not covered. Iggy Pop will continue to front their campaigns. 


Despite accusations of "selling out" Iggy Pop himself remained unrepentant claiming he "didn’t give a sh*t" during a recent press conference for his new album "Preliminaires".


It has to be mentioned that in January 2010 Iggy Pop came back for a new advertising campaign featuring "Little Iggy", a puppet version of Pop. The adverts featured Iggy and "Little Iggy" driving a purple convertible TVR Tuscan and playing golf.

The new campaign again caused rage, however Iggy stayed supportive, revealing to The Sunday Times: "They said they wanted this series of ads to be performed by somebody… somebody you can’t help but like!"


From 30 December 2011, Swiftcover stopped using Iggy Pop for its advertising campaigns, and launched a new campaign featuring a family of animated characters voiced by celebrities including Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton, Chris Evans and Noddy Holder. 

According to their latest policy summary, Swiftcover has returned to not insuring anyone working in the entertainment industry, including musicians.


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David Bowie Quotes

1. It amazes me sometimes that even intelligent people will analyze a situation or make a judgement after only recognizing the standard or traditional structure of a piece.



2. I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir.

3. Frankly, I mean, sometimes the interpretations I've seen on some of the songs that I've written are a lot more interesting than the input that I put in.

4. I'm always amazed that peole take what I say seriously. I don't even take what I am seriously.

5. The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.


6. I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring.


7. I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human.

8. Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man.

9. I believe that I often bring out the best in somebody's talents.

10. I had to resign myself, many years ago, that I'm not too articulate when it comes to explaining how I feel about things. But my music does it for me, it really does.

11. On the other hand, what I like my music to do to me is awaken the ghosts inside of me. Not the demons, you understand, but the ghosts.

12. I think Mick Jagger would be astounded and amazed if he realized that to many people he is not a sex symbol, but a mother image.


13. When you think about it, Adolf Hitler was the first pop star.


14. But I'm pretty good with collaborative thinking. I work well with other people.

15. However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums.

16. I think it all comes back to being very selfish as an artist. I mean, I really do just write and record what interests me and I do approach the stage shows in much the same way.

17. I've never responded well to entrenched negative thinking.

18. I'm not a prophet or a stone aged man, just a mortal with potential of a superman. I'm living on.

19. And I saw the sax line-up that he had behind him and I thought, I'm going to learn the saxophone. When I grow up, I'm going to play in his band. So I sort of persuaded my dad to get me a kind of a plastic saxophone on the hire purchase plan.


20. But I've got to think of myself as the luckiest guy. Robert Johnson only had one album's worth of work as his legacy. That's all that life allowed him.


21. I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time.

22. I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed, worked and separated without America taking them to its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part.

23. I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.

24. I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright, intelligent, virtuosic players.

25. I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me.

26. Nearly all the synth work on Heathen is mine and some of the piano.

27. Pixies and Sonic Youth were so important to the eighties.


28. Sometimes you stumble across a few chords that put you in a reflective place.

29. Strangely, some songs you really don't want to write.

30. There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It's always been my way of expressing what for me is inexpressible by any other means.

31. To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me.

32. Tony Visconti and I had been wanting to work together again for a few years now. Both of us had fairly large commitments and for a long time we couldn't see a space in which we could get anything together.

33. When I heard Little Richard, I mean, it just set my world on fire.

34. I rate Morrissey as one of the best lyricists in Britain. For me, he's up there with Bryan Ferry.


35. It would be my guess that Madonna is not a very happy woman. From my own experience, having gone through persona changes like that, that kind of clawing need to be the center of attention is not a pleasant place to be.






36. I'm looking for backing for an unauthorized auto-biography that I am writing. Hopefully, this will sell in such huge numbers that I will be able to sue myself for an extraordinary amount of money and finance the film version in which I will play everybody.

37. I re-invented my image so many times that I'm in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman.

38. Funk, I don't think I have anything to do with funk. I've never considered myself funky.

39. Since the departure of good old-fashioned entertainers the re-emergence of somebody who wants to be an entertainer has unfortunately become a synonym for camp. I don't think I'm camper than any other person who felt at home on stage, and felt more at home on stage than he did offstage.


40. I don't profess to have music as my big wheel and there are a number of other things as important to me apart from music. Theatre and mime, for instance.

41. I wish myself to be a prop, if anything, for my songs. I want to be the vehicle for my songs. I would like to colour the material with as much visual expression as is necessary for that song.

42. Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.

43. When I'm stuck for a closing to a lyric, I will drag out my last resort: overwhelming illogic.

44. Fame can take interesting men and thrust mediocrity upon them.

45. I'm in awe of the universe, but I don't necessarily believe there's an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.

46. Questioning my spiritual life has always been germane to what I was writing. Always. It's because I'm not quite an atheist and it worries me. There's that little bit that holds on: "Well, I'm almost an atheist. Give me a couple of months."


47. I realized the other day that I've lived in New York longer than I've lived anywhere else. It's amazing: I am a New Yorker. It's strange; I never thought I would be.







48. I'm very at ease, and I like it. I never thought I would be such a family-oriented guy; I didn't think that was part of my makeup. But somebody said that as you get older you become the person you always should have been, and I feel that's happening to me. I'm rather surprised at who I am, because I'm actually like my dad!

49. That's the shock: All cliches are true. The years really do speed by. Life really is as short as they tell you it is. And there really is a God - so do I buy that one? If all the other cliches are true... Hell, don't pose me that one.


50. Once I've written something it does tend to run away from me. I don't seem to have any part of it - it's no longer my piece of writing.



51. Radio in England is nonexistent. It's very bad English use of a media system, typically English use.

52. There's a good television program called "Disco 2." It's quite good but again it's average, average. It's all on a down play. You know we've got this thing in England to be hip is to speak very down - like John Peel. And that just about sums up England. They don't realize when they talk like that, then that is what they represent - absolutely.


53. There's a schizoid streak within the family anyway so I dare say that I'm affected by that. The majority of the people in my family have been in some kind of mental institution, as for my brother he doesn't want to leave. He likes it very much.





54. I've made over 25 studio albums, and I think probably I've made two real stinkers in my time, and some not-bad albums, and some really good albums. I'm proud of what I've done. In fact it's been a good ride.

55. I suppose for me as an artist it wasn't always just about expressing my work; I really wanted, more than anything else, to contribute in some way to the culture that I was living in. It just seemed like a challenge to move it a little bit towards the way I thought it might be interesting to go.


56. What I do is I write mainly about very personal and rather lonely feelings, and I explore them in a different way each time. You know, what I do is not terribly intellectual. I'm a pop singer for Christ's sake. As a person, I'm fairly uncomplicated.



57. The humanists' replacement for religion: work really hard and somehow you'll either save yourself or you'll be immortal. Of course, that's a total joke, and our progress is nothing. There may be progress in technology but there's no ethical progress whatsoever.

58. The absolute transformation of everything that we ever thought about music will take place within 10 years, and nothing is going to be able to stop it. I see absolutely no point in pretending that it's not going to happen. I'm fully confident that copyright, for instance, will no longer exist in 10 years.

59. Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity. So it's like, just take advantage of these last few years because none of this is ever going to happen again. You'd better be prepared for doing a lot of touring because that's really the only unique situation that's going to be left.


60. I'm well past the age where I'm acceptable. You get to a certain age and you are forbidden access. You're not going to get the kind of coverage that you would like in music magazines, you're not going to get played on radio and you're not going to get played on television. I have to survive on word of mouth.


61. As you get older, the questions come down to about two or three. How long? And what do I do with the time I've got left?

62. I don't have stylistic loyalty. That's why people perceive me changing all the time. But there is a real continuity in my subject matter. As an artist of artifice, I do believe I have more integrity than any one of my contemporaries.


63. The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.

64. I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I thought: "F... that. I want to be a superhuman.



65. And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations.They're quite aware of what they're going through.

66. Turn and face the strange.

67. Speak in extremes, it'll save you time.

68. If it works, it's out of date.

69. There's a terror in knowing what the world is about.

70. Take your protein pills and put your helmet on... Check ignition and may God's love be with you...


71. Some make you sing and some make you scream. One makes you wish that you'd never been seen. But there's a shop on the corner that's selling papier mache, making bullet-proof faces, Charlie Manson, Cassius Clay. If you want it, boys, get it here, thing.

72. No more free steps to heaven.

73. Don't let me hear you say life takes you nowhere, angel.

74. There's a taste in my mouth and it's no taste at all.

75. Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.

76. Everywhere I looked, demons of the future (were) on the battlegrounds of one’s emotional plane.


77. Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.

78. Once you lose that sense of wonder at being alive, you're pretty much on the way out...

79. I'm an instant atar. Just add Ester and stir.

80. And when the clothes are strewn, don't be afraid of the room, touch the fullness of her breast, feel the love of her caress...she will be your living end.


81. You can neither win nor lose if you don't run the race.

82. Is it nice in your snowstorm- freezing your brain? Do you think that your face looks the same?


83. I told them I'd only do it if they got Arcade Fire to perform. They're fantastic.




84. I wanted to create an environment where not just my fans but all music lovers could be a part of the same community.


85.  I gave up smoking six months before I had the heart attack - so that was worth it, wasn't it! I started to give up when my daughter was born because I wouldn't smoke in the house with her there so I had to go outside. It's bloody cold in winter in New York, so I just quit.

86. I once asked (John) Lennon what he thought of what I do. He said "it's great, but its just rock and roll with lipstick on".

87. I don't know how many times someone has come up to me and said: "Hey, Lets dance!" I hate dancing. God, it's stupid.


88. It's true - I am a bisexual. But I can't deny that I've used that fact very well. I suppose it's the best thing that ever happened to me. Fun, too. (in 1976 interview with Playboy)


89. Any list of advice I have to offer to a musician always ends with: "If it itches, go and see a doctor." (on getting an honorary degree from Boston's Berklee College of Music)

90. I know about Kylie (Kylie Minogue) and Robbie (Robbie Williams) and "Pop Idol" and stuff like that. You can't get away from that when you hit the (British) shore, so I know all about the cruise ship entertainment aspect of British pop.

91. Talking about art is like dancing about architecture.


92. The few times I saw him perform in London at UFO and the Marquee clubs during the '60s will forever be etched in my mind. He was so charismatic and such a startlingly original songwriter. Also, along with Anthony Newley, he was the first guy I'd heard to sing pop or rock with a British accent. His impact on my thinking was enormous. A major regret is that I never got to know him. A diamond indeed. (On Syd Barrett)

93. You would think that a rock star being married to a supermodel would be one of the greatest things in the world. It is.

94. However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums.


95. I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.






96. Fab. But, you know, I don't feel fifty. I feel not a day over forty-nine. It's incredible. I'm bouncy, I feel bouncy. (on being 50)

97. When Brian and I came back together this time, we found that we'd gone through very similar psychological states during the course of the '80s.

98. I went through all the musicians in my life who I admire as bright, intelligent, virtuosic players.


99. When I performed I was thinking, you all look like you should be seeing Phil Collins. Then I thought, hang on, I sound like Phil Collins. So I've changed. I'm not comfortable with the mainstream thing. (On his pop sound during the 1980s)


100. What is very enlightening for me right now is that I sense that I'm arriving at a place of peace with my writing that I've never experienced before.



101. Strangely, some songs you really don't want to write.

102. Nearly all the synth work on Heathen is mine and some of the piano.

103. Asked whether he thinks he is a good actor: "I took you in, didn't I? I rest my make-up case.

104. I have nothing to say about the new album. Can I go now? (during an interview about his new album in 1999)


105. I get offered so many bad movies. And they're all raging queens or transvestites or Martians. (from 1983)



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George Clooney Wallpapers

Just in the rare case you haven't heard of George Clooney, he is a very attractive American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. For his work as an actor, he has received three Golden Globe Awards and an Academy Award. Let's take a look below at the most wonderful George Clooney wallpapers! Don't forget to click on the images in order to view them as wallpapers! Enjoy...





















































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