Friday, September 2, 2011

'Nuff said

(Taking context-optional note of thought-provoking quotes)

I haven't touched it for 20 years, and I gave it up for a very good reason, which is that it's not what it does to you, it's what it does to other people. The people who grow the coca leaves are brutalized and murdered, and that's the issue you forget when you're having a lovely time at a party.

-- Actor Helen Mirren (left), in a New York Times interview, invoking human rights to explain why she no longer uses cocaine. (photo credits here and here)

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