August 31, 2011 Filed in: AFI100 | Movies
"A day without laughter is a day wasted."
August 30, 2011 Filed in: Food
"Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch."
--Orson Welles Read More...
August 29, 2011 Filed in: Personal
"O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint."
--from the Quran, al-Baqarah, 2:183
August 28, 2011 Filed in: Food | Cooking
"If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn't have given us grandmothers."
August 27, 2011 Filed in: Giants
"Now, you tell me, if I have a day off during the baseball season, where do you think I'll spend it? The ballpark. I still love it. Always have, always will."
August 26, 2011 Filed in: Entertainment
“I do everything the man does, only backwards and in high heels!”
August 25, 2011 Filed in: Personal | Work
"Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it."
--Henry David Thoreau
August 25, 2011 Filed in: Work
"If you wait for opportunities to occur, you will be one of the crowd."
--Edward de Bono
August 24, 2011 Filed in: Movies
"If you're going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone."
--Joseph Gordan-Levitt Read More...
August 23, 2011 Filed in: Personal | Work
“One of the things I love about this place is the ILM methodology. We try to create an atmosphere here where creative people are free to share their opinions about things. If somebody has an idea about a shot, they say it. And when people are honest about what they think, the work is better.”
--John Knoll, Visual Effects Supervisor, ILM
August 22, 2011 Filed in: AFI100 | Movies
"In 1539 the Knight Templars of Malta, paid tribute to Charles V of Spain, by sending him a Golden Falcon encrusted from beak to claw with rarest jewels——but pirates seized the galley carrying this priceless token and the fate of the Maltese Falcon remains a mystery to this day——"
August 21, 2011 Filed in: CrossFit
"I have a punishing workout regimen. Every day I do 3 minutes on a treadmill, then I lie down, drink a glass of vodka and smoke a cigarette."
August 20, 2011 Filed in: Giants
"There have been only two geniuses in the world. Willie Mays and Willie Shakespeare."
August 19, 2011 Filed in: Work
"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do."
August 18, 2011 Filed in: CrossFit
“Get your deadlift up to 500 pounds and then you’ll have your own opinions.... F*** barbell rows.”
--Mark Rippetoe, Mean Ol' Mr. Gravity
August 17, 2011 Filed in: 7x7 | Food
Woodstock: What's the password?
Ace Ventura: New England clam chowder.
Woodstock: Is that the red or the white?
Ace Ventura: Argh, I can never remember that! White.
Ace Ventura: Yes!!!
August 16, 2011 Filed in: Cooking | Food
“Finding a white wine suitable for cooking is more of a problem, I think, than finding a red. In whites, you are looking for a full-bodied dry wine that will not sour your sauce. The French Mâcon is my choice, but where do I find a reasonably priced bottle here?"
August 15, 2011 Filed in: Movies | AFI100
Da Mayor: Doctor...
Mookie: C'mon, what. What?
Da Mayor: Always do the right thing.
Mookie: That's it?
Da Mayor: That's it.
Mookie: I got it, I'm gone.
August 14, 2011 Filed in: CrossFit
"We're men, we're men in tights (TIGHT tights),
Always on guard defending the people's rights."
--From Mel Brooks' 1993 Film Robin Hood: Men In Tights
August 13, 2011 Filed in: Personal
"The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases." --Carl Jung
August 12, 2011 Filed in: Entertainment
James Bond: It appears we share the same passions: three, anyway.
Xenia Onatopp: I count two: motoring and, uh, baccarat. I hope the third is where your real talent lies.
James Bond: One rises to meet a challenge.
--From 1995's Goldeneye
August 11, 2011 Filed in: For A Day
"You cannot put the same shoe on every foot."
August 10, 2011 Filed in: Life
"Do not wait for extraordinary circumstances to do good action; try to use ordinary situations.
--Jean Paul Richter
August 09, 2011 Filed in: Food
"Korean-style fried chicken is radically different, reflecting an Asian frying technique that renders out the fat in the skin, transforming it into a thin, crackly and almost transparent crust."
--Julia Moskin, food writer for the New York Times
August 08, 2011 Filed in: Movies | AFI100
"This here's Miss Bonnie Parker. I'm Clyde Barrow. We rob banks."
--Clyde Barrow (as played by Warren Beatty)
August 07, 2011 Filed in: San Francisco | Giants
"...For the first time in 52 years, the Giants are world champions... and you can't help but think, that this group is celebrating.... for the Say Hey Kid, for Will The Thrill, celebrating for number 25, and celebrating for all you Giants fans, wherever you are... Giants fans...this party is just getting started!"
--Duane Kuiper, November 1, 2010
August 06, 2011 Filed in: Life
"One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that we as individuals can make a difference. Ending hunger in America is a goal that is literally within our grasp."
August 05, 2011 Filed in: CrossFit
"Dogs are forever in the push up position."
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself."
--George Bernard Shaw
August 03, 2011 Filed in: Personal | Life
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."
--Martin Luther King, Jr.
August 02, 2011 Filed in: San Francisco | Presidio | Outdoors
"One day if I do go to heaven~ I'll look around and say, 'It ain't bad, but it ain't San Francisco.'"
August 01, 2011 Filed in: AFI100 | Movies
“I don't act, anyway. The stuff is all injected as we go along. My pictures are made without script or written directions of any kind.”