Gates McFadden Quote
“Most of the trouble in the world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.”
―William S. Burroughs
The Adding Machine: Selected Essays (1985), The Name is Burroughs
“All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.”
Understanding Media: Extensions Man (1966), p. 199
“A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”
―Frank Lloyd Wright
New York Times Magazine, October 1953
From the lecture "The Gradual Making of The Making of Americans", 1934-1935. Published by Random House, 1935: "... because after all I know I really do know that it can be done and if it can be done why do it."
“When they see us coming, the birdies all try an' hide,
But they still go for peanuts when coated with cyanide.
My pulse will be quickenin',
With each drop of strych-a-nine,
We feed to a pigeon
it just takes a smidgen
To poison a pigeon in the park.”
Poisoning Pigeons in the Park - An Evening (Wasted) With Tom Lehrer (1959)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGates McFadden
Born: March 2, 1949 (age 66)
Occupation: Actress, choreographer
Bio: Cheryl Gates McFadden usually credited as Gates McFadden, is an American actress and choreographer. She is best known for portraying the character of Dr. Beverly Crusher in the Star Trek: The Next Generation television series and subsequent films.
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