“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.”
He who laughs last thinks slowest
In 1981, a black lab named Bosco was elected honorary mayor of Sunol, California.
Protector of the Small
Hitler, like many members of the Nazi party, was vehemently against cruelty towards animals, and was a strict vegetarian. If only he’d applied that logic to literally any other part of his life.
Kung Fu choreographer Woo-Ping Yuen initially refused to work on the film, and hoped that by asking for an exorbitant fee, it would turn off the Wachowskis. It didn't. He next formulated what he considered an impossible request. He said that he'd agree only if he had complete control of the fights, and that he trained the actors for four months before they shoot. The Wachowskis complied with his request.
Sylvester Stallone utters this line too many times to count in the first five Rocky films (six in the original alone) but the only time anyone ever remembers is at the end of Rocky II, when he holds the championship belt he has just won from Apollo Creed.
What did you think was the most challenging part of being a kid?