Go ahead quote me

Werner Herzog.
Werner Herzog.
Joshua Sasse.
Joshua Sasse.
Yuja Wang.
Yuja Wang.

In my opinion, the talk of getting rid of cash money is frivolous. When you are out of electricity, you can't even buy a hamburger at a fast-food chain.

FILM-MAKER WERNER HERZOG on the vulnerability of modern conveniences


You don't choose who you fall in love with, and it doesn't matter who they are, it comes with a very certain and specific struggle.

ACTOR JOSHUA SASSE, 28, who has no concerns over the age gap between him and fiancee Kylie Minogue, 48


In society, people don't allow you to be sad or depressed. It's like a bad thing. It's why I'm antisocial. I feel this negative energy. 'She just complains a lot.' Excuse me, that's part of what I do. You feel all these things. As a musician, you probably feel them more intensely.

PIANIST YUJA WANG on her melancholy

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