"Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far."
I thought about going on an all-almond diet… But that's just nuts!
Danes once bred a pig to look like the flag.
In the early 20th century, those who resided in North Frisia under Prussian rule were not allowed to raise the Danish flag. But some crafty North Frisians took action by breeding a pig, known as the Danish Protest Pig, to be red in color, with a large white stripe around its belly—thus creating an animal version of the flag. As they technically did not break the law, and because it wouldn't have been feasible to ban the breeding of pigs, the Danes successfully protested Prussia.
After Pope Gregory IX associated cats with devil worship, cats throughout Europe were exterminated in droves.
Marla Singer’s line of “I haven’t been fucked like that since grade school” in Fight Club was an alternative to the line “I want to have your abortion”. Head of Fox 2000, Laura Ziskin, said David Fincher could have any line but the original. Hating the new line even more, she still stood by her promise.
"You talkin' to me?"
Taxi Driver, 1976
Robert De Niro improvised the line. The script simply said, "Travis speaks to himself in the mirror." Writer Paul Schrader told the actor his character was just "a little kid playing with guns and acting tough."
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