"The Wire has done what no other television program has come close to achieving—namely, presenting the life of a decaying American city and doing so with the scope and moral vision of great literature... I really wish I had HBO."
"'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read."
(Excerpt of a homage to Marcel Proust a year after his death in 1922): "Although I hardly know a single volume of the great work of Marcel Proust [...], I am nevertheless keenly aware, from the little I've had the leisure to read in In Search of Lost Time, that literature has just experienced an exceptional loss."
— Paul Valery, Proust's In Search of Lost Time has seven volumes and almost three thousand pages.
"To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click 'I agree'."
— @thealmightygod, Twitter account
"[Morgan Freeman] was the narrator in March of the Penguins. Powerful, powerful piece of cinema. Never saw it."
— Roger, American Dad!
"How can they respect my culture if they haven't seen it?"
Pocahontas, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World