“Once a dancer, always a dancer. It is a very consuming art but also such a short career that you have to live and breath it if you want to be at the top.” —Principal ballerina Darcey Bussell, on retirment after 30 years as a dancer.
“Do not jokingly criticise the Jonas Brothers — you will receive less-threatening death threats. There’s nothing worse than opening a letter and then seeing in it a death threat. You think, ‘Hold on a minute. I wasn’t looking forward to the letter particularly. Now I fear death. Ruins a perfectly good read.” —Russel Brand’s advice to Adam Sandberg who hosts this year’s MTV Movie Awards