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Favorite Quotes

Even though I call this post “Favorite Quotes,” these quotes are really  best described as examples of the detritus that my head has accumulated throughout the years and which swirls and drifts through my mind, day after day, much like the increasingly large amount of debris, left over from spent satellites and space shuttle missions, that orbits the Earth.

Ronald Reagan, 1988 Republican National Convention

St. George and the Dragonet, Stan Freberg’s parody of Dragnet

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Octave, played by Jean Renoir, in La règle du jeu (The Rules of the Game)

Abbas Kiarostami

Yi Yi (A One and a Two)

Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare

William Goldman, Adventures in the Screen Trade

Dario Argento (watching an especially bad film?)

Charlie Chaplin

Major Amberson in The Magnificent Ambersons

Henri Langlois

Theodore Sturgeon formulating what’s become known as Sturgeon’s Law

“Bartleby the Scrivener” by Herman Melville

John Donne


John Ivan Simon

Adolfas Mekas told me this. I wish he’d have said something like, “A script is not a film,” which would have made me happy, but I have to work with what’s given.

William Blake

Paraphrasing Bill Morrison, Simpsons comics writer, at a recent Eisner Awards ceremony at San Diego Comic-Con

Guillermo Del Toro (NOT an asshole!); San Diego Comic Con 2011

Guillermo Del Toro, San Diego Comic-Con 2011

“To his coy mistress,” by Andrew Marvell

Francois Truffaut, Los Angeles, 1980

From Journey Beyond Tomorrow by Robert Sheckley

Grant Morrison in a 2011 Rolling Stone interview

Who pumps the Batmobile’s tires?

Jeff Goodman, editor for Myron Fass

Anonymous

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy

Peter Bogdanovich and Orson Welles on the set of Catch 22

Studs Terkel

This is actually from a BBC article (click on the picture), not an Einstein quote.

Pierre Rissient

Mike Mignola

 

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Written by David Kilmer

January 20, 2010 at 2:47 pm

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