Its splendour is such that mere words can only do it an injustice but its great halls of columns and its wealth of lifelike statues and other works of art make it, next to the Capitol, which is the symbol of the eternity of immemorial Rome, the most magnificent building in the whole world. It contained two priceless libraries.
—Ammianus Marcellinus describing the vast ancient Library of Alexandria in the 4th century. Taken from The Later Roman Empire (XXII.16).
Marlon Brando in the February 1956 edition of the film magazine Modern Screen.
"The problem is you’ve been told and not told. That’s what I’ve seen while I’ve been here. You’ve been told but none of you really understand. So I’ve decided I’ll talk to you in a way that you will understand. Do you know what happens to children when they grow up? No, you don’t, because nobody knows."
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Audrey Hepburn on the set of Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961).