Susan Orlean – What’s funny is that the…

What’s funny is that the idea of popularity – even the use of the word ‘popular…


“What’s funny is that the idea of popularity – even the use of the word ‘popular’ – is something that had been mostly absent from my life since junior high. In fact, the hallmark of life after junior high seemed to be the shedding of popularity as a central concern.”
-Susan Orlean

Audrey Hepburn – Pick the day. Enjoy it…

Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as…


“Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.”
-Audrey Hepburn

P. J. O’Rourke – The great thing about being…

The great thing about being a print journalist is that you are permitted to duck…


“The great thing about being a print journalist is that you are permitted to duck. Cameramen get killed while the writers are flat on the floor. A war correspondent for the BBC dedicated his memoir to 50 fallen colleagues, and I guarantee you they were all taking pictures. I am only alive because I am such a chicken.”
-P. J. O’Rourke