|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: December 17, 2004
Quotable & Notable
Im going to take more time to think about fewer things.
-- NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw discussing plans for his retirement
For $2,300 a month, I can make the mortgage payments for everybody on my block [back home] and buy cat food.
-- Emmanuel Cleaver, a freshman congressman from Missouri, expressing dismay at rental prices in the nations capital. Cleaver, a Methodist minister and former mayor of Kansas City, Mo., is a veteran activist in local politics.
I think the current divisions are partly the fault of the people in my party for not engaging the Christian evangelical community in a serious discussion of what it would take to promote a real culture of life.
-- Former President Bill Clinton
A global warrior with dyed blond hair and waxed legs was never going to conquer an America fresh out of a presidential election in which gay rights became a major issue.
-- The London Independent explaining the box office flop of Alexander
It could be the mood of the country right now. It seems to be the result of the election. Maybe [audiences] didnt want to see a guy that slept around.
-- Wayne Llewellyn of Paramount studios on the tepid response to Alfie, a remake of a romantic comedy about a roguish womanizer
National Catholic Reporter, December 17, 2004
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