The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France!

By : Antonia Fraser 0 Likes          


I think if you look at Andre then and now, you look at two different models. Of course it's personal preference, I think Andre now is a great role model for the kids. He has started training differently than he was before, and so on and so on.

By : Ivan Lendl

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We need art more than ever as we stagger toward the Millennium.

By : Fritz Scholder

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I remember traveling around in Arkansas with Senator Robinson, and I told him what this little trick was. He felt very much part of it and had me take pictures of people unbeknownst to them.

By : Ben Shahn

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The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it... try to fake three laughs in an hour - ha ha ha ha ha - they'll take you away, man. You can't.

By : Lenny Bruce

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Don't try to start a career in LA, unless money is all you're interested in.

By : Stephen Collins

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A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.

By : Paul Cezanne

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The moment you cheat for the sake of beauty, you know you're an artist.

By : David Hockney

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I spend a good portion of my dinner-party conversation defending America because no matter what the political agenda, it's still a fantastic, amazing place.

By : Gwyneth Paltrow

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It's quite ironic I suppose, it's that thing about being in a group when you all start out as friends and then invariably end up hating each other. So I just thought they needed telling really, in case they were labouring under the apprehension that they were still friends.

By : Peter Hook

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Man is always marveling at what he has blown apart, never at what the universe has put together, and this is his limitation.

By : Loren Eiseley

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Plus, you know, when I was young, there was a lot of respect for clowning in rock music - look at Little Richard. It was a part of the whole thing, and I always also believed that it released the audience.

By : Bruce Springsteen

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I live my life on self-belief and I live it partly on going with the flow.

By : Melanie Brown

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