— Stanley Kubrick American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer and editor 1928 - 1999
„I don't bother with drugs myself 'cause I'm at that age now; I don't need to. If I want a rush, I just get out of a chair when I don't expect it. Forget to give yourself a couple of days notice before you tie your shoes. Whoosh! What a rush!“
— Dylan Moran Irish actor and comedian 1971
On drugs and middle-age.
— Federico Fellini Italian filmmaker 1920 - 1993
„Sometimes I feel I do know what to believe in. Sometimes I believe in working, writing, performing, doing the work. Other times I'm full of despair and I don't even believe in that, but for some reason I will get out of bed and do something anyway, even though I don't believe in it.“
— John S. Hall Poet, author, singer, lawyer 1960
— Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935
— Larry Wall American computer programmer and author, creator of Perl 1954
— Orson Welles American actor, director, writer and producer 1915 - 1985
Quoted in interview by Merv Griffin, from Frank Brady, Citizen Welles: A Biography of Orson Welles, Charles Scribner's Sons: New York, NY (1989), page 576.
„In these times I don't, in a manner of speaking, know what I want; perhaps I don't want what I know and want what I don't know.“
— Marsilio Ficino, The Letters of Marsilio Ficino, Vol. 3