Ever wonder what’s on the mind of today’s most notable people? Well, don’t miss our unbelievable roundup of the best and most talked about quotes of the day:

"You can own a gun and still be responsible. For instance, I freeze mine in a block of ice. When I hear someone downstairs, I lift it out of the freezer and smash it on the ground. By the time I’m able to retrieve it, they’ve ran, or I realize it’s someone I know. Water is free, and a used freezer is $400, but I’d pay for that over someone’s life any day."

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—Jeremy Renner
On owning a gun


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"Writing’s about failure. If someone reads a piece you wrote and doesn’t rush to mail it in an envelope addressed to ‘P.O. BOX CLOSEST FIRE,’ you’re not making progress."

—Ta-Nehisi Coates
On becoming a writer


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"You put ribs in the oven at 200 degrees for four hours and they’re fall-off-the-bone. Your body is on your skeleton at 98.6 degrees for 70 years, and nothing."

—Dr. Michael Baden
On the paradox of meat