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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Words of Celebrity 2

Clive James"Only a fool or a churl would not be glad that life will continue when he is gone. If it did not do that, what would be the point of having lived at all? Chesterton once said that a madman is someone who has lost everything except his capacity for reason. But there is a more subtle version of a madman, and much more insidious - the man who sincerely believes that the party is over when he leaves it."
Columnist Clive James on the future and the young in his article about learning lessons from the past.

Farrah Fawcett"The reason that the all-American boy prefers beauty to brains is that he can see better than he can think."
Actress and 1970s icon Farrah Fawcett on the secret to marketing herself, who died in 2009.

"When the show was number three, I thought it was our acting. When we got to be number one, I decided it could only be because none of us wears a bra."
Fawcett speaking to TV Guide in a 1977 interview about Charlie's Angels.

Animated character Morph in tribute to the late Tony Hart"'Morph,' he used to say. 'Just try to be yourself. Never talk down to your audience, never underestimate them and please don't mess around with that paint...'"
Animated character Morph in tribute to his friend, artist and children's TV presenter Tony Hart who died in 2009.

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