Articles Tagged 'Quotes'

Emma Watson (Pic: Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

25 Emma Watson Quotes to Live By

Today (April 15) is the 25th birthday of Emma Watson, which probably says something worrying about age and the passing of years for everyone else. Nonetheless, it seems a good moment to gather together a significant number of inspirational things that she has said, not least because she’s starting to say some pretty great stuff. […]

Terry Pratchett

30 Terry Pratchett Quotes to Guide You Through Life

Because there is nothing better, when faced with a dark spot caused by the sudden absence of a brilliant mind—like that of Sir Terry Pratchett—than basking in the warm glow left by its most shiny of illuminations. And besides, we should have already done it by now. This stuff is GOLD: • The trouble with […]

45 Everyday Phrases Coined By Shakespeare

April 23rd is generally considered to be a good day to celebrate the birth of England’s greatest poet and playwright, William Shakespeare. This is partly because there are no records of his birth—although he was baptized on April 26—and partly because he died on April 23 (and April 23 is St. George’s day, patron saint […]

Jarvis Cocker

Happy 50th Birthday, Jarvis Cocker: Words to Live By

It’s the very wonderful Jarvis Cocker’s 50th birthday today, and if you’re unsure as to who he may be, might I suggest starting here? He’s the one doing all the talky-singing: Ever the (dirty) old man trapped in a younger man’s body, in a sense he’s been rehearsing for this day for his entire life. […]