People I Admire
Famous people, yes. But also some of the most beautiful souls I believe there are.
Roger Ebert Age: 68 Occupation: Film critic, social commentator Years after losing the ability to speak, Roger Ebert has found his voice. A prolific and highly regarded film critic, Ebert suffered postsurgical complications following his diagnosis of thyroid cancer in 2002, but that hasn't stopped him from becoming one of the wisest social commentators we have. On his blog and Twitter feed, Ebert talks honestly and eloquently about his illness, film, writing, politics and social issues, dis...
"To be human and to be adult means constantly to be in the grip of opposing emotions, to have daily to reconcile apparently conflicting tensions. I want this, but need that. I cherish this, but I adore its opposite too. I'm maddened by this institution yet I prize it above all others." Stephen Fry [imdb]
Stephen Fry -brilliantly articulate man
"I will have poetry in my life. And adventure. And love. Love above all. Not the artful postures of love, not playful and poetical games of love for the amusement. Love that over-throws life. Unbiddable, ungovernable - like a riot in the heart, and nothing to be done, come ruin or rapture. Love - like there has never been in a play."