Quotes that Changed my Life

Responsibility is the price of freedom.
Elbert Hubbard

Fear is not the natural state of civilized people.
Aung San Suu Kyi

Intelligence without Ambition is a bird without wings.
Salvador Dali

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Steve Jobs

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Consider your origins: you were not born to live like brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
Dante Alighieri


"How could we lose Biggie, Pac, Dilla, Steve Jobs, Michael Jackson? It almost feels like the Devil’s winning. We gotta think, ‘If Dilla was alive, would he like this?’ I have to work on behalf of Dilla. The best respect that we can pay to great artists that have inspired us is to never sell out."


Favourite Films

1. The Third Man (1949)
2. M (1931)
3. Chinatown (1974)
4. Taxi Driver (1976)
5. La Regle De Jeu (1939)
6. Amadeus (1984)
7. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
8. Persona (1966)
9. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
10. Kagemusha (1980)


Favourite Producers

DJ Premier
J Dilla
Kanye West


Fav 90’s LP’s

  1. illmatic (1994)
  2. Ready to Die (1994)
  3. All Eyez On Me (1996)
  4. Reasonable Doubt (1996)
  5. The Low End Theory (1991)
  6. Fear of A Black Planet (1990)
  7. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)
  8. Enter the Wu-Tang [36 Chambers] (1993)
  9. Lifestylez ov Da Poor & Dangerous (1995)

Favourite Directors

5. Martin Scorsese (GoodFellas, The Departed)
4. Alfred Hitchcock (Rope, North by northwest)
3. Stanley Kubrick (The Shining, Barry Lyndon)
2. Ingmar Bergman (Shame, Wild Strawberries)
1. David Lean (Brief Encounter, Doctor Zhivago)


Favourite TV Episodes, Drama Series

1. Beyond Life and Death – Twin Peaks (S2, E22)
2. Two Cathedrals – The West Wing (S2, E22)
3. Ozymandias – Breaking Bad (S5, E14)
4. Waterloo – Mad Men (S7, E7)
5. Kennedy and Heidi – The Sopranos (S6, E18)
6. Final Grades – The Wire (S4, E13)
7. Many Happy Returns – The Prisoner (S1, E17)
8. The Obsolete Man – The Twilight Zone (S2, E29)
9. Shut the Door. Have a Seat – Mad Men (S3, E13)
10. News Night w. Will McAvoy – The Newsroom (S2, E5)


Favourite Albums (in chronological order)