June 9, 2015

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
Carl Sandburg

Sharona:"You should have ignored the stupid sweater."
Monk: "It was askew."
Sharona: "So what? So what? Why can't you just let people be askew? I mean, what are you, the Askew Police?"
Monk: "Yes, I'm the Askew Police."
Sharona Fleming (Bitty Schram), Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) Mr. Monk and the Marathon Man (2002)

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Oscar Wilde

A Man for All Seasons (1966) (part 6 of 6)
  • Nigel Davenport was offered his role when John Huston turned it down.
  • Dirk Bogarde was considered for the role of Sir Thomas More.
  • Frank Finlay and Bill Travers were both offered the role of Thomas Moore. Finlay turned it down in favour of Paul Scofield and Travers bowed out to concentrate on Born Free (1966)
  • Norman Scace was offered a featured role but was not free because the dates clashed with a play.
  • Dilys Watling auditioned for a featured role.
  • Nicholas Grimshaw was offered a featured role but confusion over the offer meant he accepted a stage role instead.

  • Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
    Michel de Montaigne

  • Cats have over 100 vocal sounds; dogs only have 10.
  • It was discovered on a space mission that a frog can throw up.
  • Mailing an entire building has been illegal in the U.S. since 1916 when a man mailed a 40,000-ton brick house across Utah to avoid high freight rates.
  • A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
  • Johnny Appleseed planted apples so that people could use apple cider to make alcohol.

  • What kind of coat can be put on only when wet?

    Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

    I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.

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