I am a curious creature and put my finger in as many cakes as I can: history, film, technology, etc. I'm also a freak for urban history, particularly Barcelona, Paris and New York. I know more weird stuff about 19th-century Manhattan than is probably healthy.

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Euphemism is a human device to conceal the horrors of reality.

Paul Johnson

I went through a phase where I thought nostalgia was a bad thing.

Dario Argento

The great corrupter of public man is the ego. Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.

Dean Acheson

There's no glamour in Nirvana, no glamour at all, in fact.

Michael Azerrad

Everyone wants to pluck eyebrows. I thinned them out real thin once and it just didn't look like me.

Denise Richards