“Everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life, and a secret life.”

Gabriel García Márquez

“Look, I come from vaudeville, I come from burlesque, I come from heartaches, I come from sadness, I come from gladness, I come from work and sweat and respect for the craft.”

Mickey Rooney, 1920-2014

“Your difference - your thing that’s unique to you - is the most valuable thing you have.”

Meryl Streep

“I’ve never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure.”

Clarence Darrow

“Confidence is essential, but ego is not.”

Sam Mendes’s 25 Rules for Directors

“Art is messy. And it’s hard.”

Annie Leibovitz

“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”
Nelson Mandela dies at 95.
Photograph by Jean Baptiste Mondino.

“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.”

Nelson Mandela dies at 95.

Photograph by Jean Baptiste Mondino.

“Eggs are unpredictable. Like life.”

Cooking eggs with The Daily Show's John Hodgman

“Thank you, I love you, I’m sorry.”

The Three Things Stephen Colbert Says After Sex

“I know about budgets. I was a drug dealer.”

Jay Z talks business in the November 2013 issue of Vanity Fair.