There is nothing more beautiful in all the arts than something that appears simple. And if you try to do any goddamn thing in your life, you know how impossible it is to achieve that effortless simplicity.

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By: Daniel Day-Lewis

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Daniel Day-Lewis said during an interview that touched on his preparation for what may be his last acting role. As part of his preparation to play the couturier ­Reynolds Woodcock in Paul Thomas Anderson’s film Phantom Thread, Day-Lewis re-created a Balenciaga dress. The actor has since announced his retirement from acting.

source: www.wmagazine.com,  

I’m one of the league leaders in points in the paint... At this point, it’s like they’re trying to turn me into a jump shooter. I can’t be a jump shooter. I’m not a jump shooter... I watch games every single night, and I see jump shooters going (to) the line multiple, double-digit times every night. I’m not a jump shooter, and I get fouled just like everybody else. Going to the line one time, three times, four times, that’s not what it’s about.

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By: LeBron James

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LeBron James talks about his skill at driving to the paint, after being ejected from his first NBA game ever, over arguing a non-call.

source: www.usatoday.com,  

I’ve been going through my own sort of crisis if you like, of late — trying to make sense of it all. There’s a lot of contact, a lot of traffic, but very little dialogue. So people are texting each other, but actually having zero dialogue at all, or very little. They’re not saying anything. Because they’re not real conversations. ... Because there is no emotion, or very little. And if there is emotion, it’s contrived emotion.

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By: Seal

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During an AP interview, Grammy-winning singer Seal talks about how deeply concerned he is about what he calls "anti-social social media and the emotionless conversations enabled by technology".

He stepped back to observe how he and his children used social media and messaging apps — and didn’t like what he saw.

source: apnews.com,  

Turkish: I can't make him fight, can I?
Brick Top: You're not much good to me alive, are you, Turkish?

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By: Alan Ford | Jason Statham
Characters: Brick Top | Turkish
From: Snatch
Genres: Comedy | Crime | Cult Cinema | Drama

Context:
British gangster 'Brick Top' (Alan Ford) isn't happy after 'Turkish' (Jason Statham) let's him know of his failure to get Mickey O'Neil (Brad Pitt) to fight in a fixed boxing match.