January 25, 2015

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Ray Bradbury

"Hey go in there and get me a bottle of whiskey to keep me primed for the rodeo"
Perce (Montgomery Clift),The Misfits (1961)

No married man is genuinely happy if he has to drink worse whisky than he used to drink when he was single.
H. L. Mencken

Music of the Heart (1999) (part 2 of 2)
  • The role of Roberta was originally given to Madonna.
  • Was originally entitled "50 Violins".
  • Michael Angarano also learned the violin for his role. He still plays today.
  • After Madonna pulled out of the lead role, Sandra Bullock and Meg Ryan were briefly courted before the part went to Meryl Streep.
  • The third collaboration between Wes Craven and actress Angela Bassett, who played Janet Williams. She appeared on the show Nightmare Cafe (1992), also created by Craven, and she was the lead female character in Vampire in Brooklyn (1995).

  • It's not how much you know, it's how much they think you know.
    Jennifer Cudmore

  • The Rogun Dam is the world's highest. The only problem is that it's located in Vakhsh, Tajikistan. Even downtown Vakhsh is off the beaten tourist path.
  • The Pentagon is twice the size of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, and has three times the floor space of the Empire State Building in New York. It is one of the world's largest office buildings.
  • The smallest volcano in the world is Taal.

  • Sometimes I am black some times I am white Sometimes you can seen me at night. I have friend that are with me that are much smaller. Some of You have walked on me but not all.

    A small boy swallowed some coins and was taken to a hospital. When his grandmother telephoned to ask how he was a nurse said 'No change yet'.

    The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

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