Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Quote of the Day: Peter O'Toole's promise to himself


"I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth
sands of monotony. I do not crave security. I wish
to hazard my soul to opportunity.”
    ~ Peter O’Toole, writing in his notebook at 18,
       quoted in the New York Times’s obituary for the great man:
[Hat tip Stephen Hicks. Pic by mubi.com]

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