"All that running around in my underwear put money in my pockets. I can focus on working in interesting movies without having to worry about supporting myself."
— Mark Wahlberg
American actor, born June 5, 1971

"My basic philosophy can be summed up by an expression we use in Norwegian: hurry slowly. Get there, but be patient."
— Grete Waitz
Norwegian runner, born October 1, 1953

"Still, language is resilient, and poetry when it is pressured simply goes underground."
— Diane Wakoski
American poet, born August 3, 1937

"He who puts out his hand to stop the wheel of history will have his fingers crushed."
— Lech Walesa
Polish electrician, Nobel Prize laureate, born September 29, 1943

"When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book."
— Margaret Walker
American poet, born July 7, 1915

"You is born lucky, and it's better to be born lucky than born rich, cause if you is lucky you can git rich, but if you is born rich and you ain't lucky you is liables to lose all you got."
— Margaret Walker
American poet, died November 30, 1998

"Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth."
— Margaret Walker
American poet, born July 7, 1915

"Napoleon is dead - but Beethoven lives."
— Bruno Walter
German-American conductor, born September 15, 1876

"I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money."
— Andy Warhol
American painter, born August 6, 1928

"Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again."
— Andy Warhol
American painter, died February 22, 1987

"When you think about it, department stores are kind of like museums."
— Andy Warhol
American painter, born August 6, 1928

"You are alone with the Alone, and it is His move."
— Robert Penn Warren
American poet and novelist, born April 24, 1905
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