Reviews and Other Features: “October Birthdayz” Blogathon

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I haven’t been part of a Blogathon for quite a while now. In the past I’ve really enjoyed being part of features like the Back to School, The Top 10 Most Iconic Female Character and Song and Screen series ones, but I have been too busy for any ones recently. However, when Nuwan Sen suggested some flexibility for his October Birthdayz Blogathon I just had to contribute. And I knew just who to choose when selecting someone with a film background and an October birthday. Born on 9 October 1940, Lennon was in films such as Help, A Hard Day’s Night and Yellow Submarine, as well as numerous documentaries released posthumously such as The US v John Lennon. Here are eight of the most memorable quotes from a man who spread peace his whole life.

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Gr8at: Steven Wright

Ever since I saw Steven Wright on The Larry Sanders Show, I’ve been a huge fan of his. I’ve even quoted him twice before, with his thoughts on a cafe breakfast and the Indy 500. But that wasn’t enough. So here are eight of his finest quotes. Do you have a favourite?

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Line(s) of the Day #GeorgeBernardShaw

George Bernard Shaw

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Playwright, novelist, short story writer and essayist George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950)

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Terry Pratchett

“Death: “THERE ARE BETTER THINGS IN THE WORLD THAN ALCOHOL, ALBERT.”
Albert: “Oh, yes, sir. But alcohol sort of compensates for not getting them.”

Taken from the book ‘Death’s Domain: A Discman Mapp’ by Terry Pratchett and Paul Kidry.