"In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe."
"It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring."
The sense of wonder, and love of science that Carl Sagan inspired in me and so many others is an immeasurable gift.
"One is always considered mad when one perfects something that others cannot grasp."
I cannot help but admire Ed Wood's singular vision and dedication to it. It may have been awful, but it was so earnestly awful that I love him for it.
"If I shout:
Ideal, Ideal, Ideal
Knowledge, Knowledge, Knowledge,
Boomboom, Boomboom, Boomboom
I have recorded fairly accurately Progress, Law, Morals, and all the other magnificent qualities that various very intelligent people have discussed in so many books."
"You'll never know why you exist, but you'll always allow yourselves to be easily persuaded to take life seriously."\
Tristan Tzara seems to have existed as a perfectly exquisite verbal wrecking ball--carving a path of disruption through Europe's academic art world.
"We wanted to work with someone on this role that we knew and could beat the crap out of."
"Such is an actor's life. We must ride the waves of every film, barfing occasionally, yet maintain our dignity, even as the bulk of our Herculean efforts are keel-hauled before our very eyes."
Bruce Cambell reminds me to both take pride and have humor about what I do, no matter what it is.