Nicholas Hytner, theatre and opera director, on his days at Manchester Grammar, Daily Telegraph
I read about a clinic in Arizona for sex addiction. I suppose I should be in one, but I have no intention of being cured.
Nicolas Roeg, film-maker,
People don't really want to see sex. They want to almost see it.
Paul Schrader, film-maker, ibid.
What would I have done if Sinatra had written his own songs?
Sammy Cahn, 1913-93, recalling
his recurring nightmare
There were times when you had to approach people carefully and say: 'Excuse me, are you Croats? Oh] sorry, you're Muslims . . . you're shooting at . . . um . . . Serbs? Oh, the Croats.'
Kate Adie, on covering the war
in Bosnia, Guardian
The one thing I've realised over the years is I'm a quick learner.
Sharon Stone, star of Basic
Instinct, Sunday Mirror Magazine