Monday, September 29, 2008

On the Passing of Paul Newman

"The light that you think you emanate is not necessarily the light that other people see. You think of yourself as a shy, retiring whatever it is, and some other people will see you in an entirely different way. ... You have to constantly learn. Obviously, you have to start with some kind of gift, but people don't understand that. ... I don't have a gift for anything. I've only had a gift of pursuit."
~ Paul Newman, 1990

Paul L. Newman, one of my favorite actors and all-around class acts, passed away of cancer at age 83. Below is a link to his official obit from the L.A. Times: