Janis Joplin (b. January 19): “On stage, I make love to 25,000 people…”

19 Jan

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“On stage, I make love to 25,000 people, and then I go home alone.”

~ Janis Joplin, b. 19 January 1943

 

Kevin Costner (b. January 18): “Failure doesn’t kill you…”

18 Jan

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“Failure doesn’t kill you… it increases your desire to make something happen.”

~ Kevin Costner, b. 18 January 1955

 

Cary Grant (b. January 18): “To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you’re impotent.”

18 Jan

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“To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you’re impotent. She can’t wait to disprove it.”

~ Cary Grant, b. 18 January 1904

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Al Capone (b. January 17): “You can achieve more with a kind word and a gun…”

17 Jan

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“You can achieve more with a kind word and a gun than just a kind word alone.” ~ Al Capone, b. 17 January 1899
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Susan Sontag (b. January 16): “None of the rules for becoming more alive is valid…”

16 Jan

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“Although none of the rules for becoming more alive is valid, it is healthy to keep on formulating them.”

~ Susan Sontag, b. 16 January 1933

 

Kate Moss (b. January 16): “If I wasn’t a model I would have wanted to be a rock star…”

16 Jan

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“I would have wanted to be a rock star, a lead singer, if I wasn’t a model. I’d go touring in a bus with my band. In my next life, that’s the plan.”

~ Kate Moss, b. 16 January 1974

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Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart (b. January 15): “I wasn’t neglected enough as a child…”

15 Jan

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“I needed to purge myself of all the attention my parents had given me – I wasn’t neglected enough as a child.”

~ Captain Beefheart (Don Van Vliet), b. 15 January 1941

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