Brad Pitt: Being in the room with those two women [Mariane Pearl and Angelina Jolie] is great fun. It’s like sitting down with Roosevelt and Churchill, only much better-looking.
Russian president Vladimir Putin: The Kalashnikov rifle is a symbol of the creative genius of our people.
Overheard by: Comrade X
Serbian basketball player Vlade Divac: We all get heavier as we get older because there’s a lot more information in our heads.
Overheard by: francie
Kelly Rowland, of Destiny’s Child: You know how the Beatles broke off, they all did their solo projects, and then they came back together and they were even stronger?
Kate Hudson to son, Ryder, about her cooking: What’s my specialty? What does Mommy make a lot of?
Kate Hudson, correcting him: Mommy’s tacos!
–Vogue, January 2008
Avril Lavigne: It’s important to be thankful, even if you’re poor. I mean, come on — we all have clean water! Well, okay, not people in the developing world…
Overheard by: pluto rocks my world
Paul McCartney: I’ve known this lady for a while. We enjoy each other’s company, and when we get together we talk about stuff like the environment and Al Gore — things like that.
Jeff Probst: When you start talking to a person from Asia, you realize, ‘Wow! They have all different backgrounds!’
Overheard by: KC
Paris Hilton: In the future, I plan on taking more of an active role in the decisions I make.
Texas representative Gib Lewis: I want to thank each and every one of you for having extinguished yourselves this session.
Overheard by: tapioca is love