Famous people, reading… Madonna

“Poor is the man whose pleasure depends on the permission of another.”
[reading about Hitchcock]


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I think what she means is, don’t expect universal approval. I don’t think Hitch waited for the permission of others, either.

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The Dark Side of Genius: The Life of Alfred Hitchcock’ by Donald Spoto [UK: Plexus] Buy now

See these other famous people, reading & writing:-
Jack Nicholson
Ernest Hemingway
Jonathan Franzen

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  1. Hitchcock faced such outrage when he made Pyscho, and it’s considered one of the best horror films of all time. I don’t think the criticism fazed him a bit. We must have thick skins to be artists.

  2. Under her pneumatic exterior lay a deep intellect. It is not possible to be everyone’s ‘cup of tea’. A great reminder to be true to ourselves.