Quote Archive for: Apr 23, 2009 to Aug 30, 2005

Thursday, Apr 23, 2009

"[T]he whole breakfast question is a huge straw man periodically pushed across the tracks in front of speeding internet technology. There is much that happens on Twitter or on blogs or on Facebook that has nothing to do with small groups of people communicating about seemingly nothing. Can we just retire this stupid line of questioning once and for all?"

- Jason Kottke

Monday, Jun 11, 2007

"If I only could I'd make a deal with God and I'd get him to swap our places."

- Kate Bush

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2005

"I am aware this is the second time in two weeks I have been compelled to quote Lear, but there are times when Eminem simply will not do."

- Roger Ebert

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2005

"When I became a man I put away childish things: including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up."

- C. S. Lewis

Friday, Oct 21, 2005

"He will come in one of the pre-chosen forms. During the rectification of the Vuldrini, the traveler came as a large and moving Torg! Then, during the third reconciliation of the last of the McKetrick supplicants, they chose a new form for him: that of a giant Slor! Many Shuvs and Zuuls knew what it was to be roasted in the depths of the Slor that day, I can tell you!"

- Louis, the Keymaster, in Ghostbusters

Thursday, Oct 13, 2005

"Our love is God, let's go get a Slushie."

- Christian Slater as J.D. in Heathers

Monday, Sep 26, 2005

"Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it"

- Mark Twain

Monday, Sep 19, 2005

"I'll have you know I rock."

- Bucky of Get Fuzzy

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2005

"So, here in the land of the free, freedom won by brave men whose speech was salty and whose interest in women was keen, a man cannot say "breast" on the radio. How do these people manage to order Kentucky fried chicken?"

- Garrison Keillor

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2005

"When you were a bird you knew the fairies pretty well, and you remember a good deal about them in your babyhood, which it is a great pity you can't write down, for gradually you forget, and I have heard of children who declared that they had never once seen a fairy. Very likely if they said this in the Kensington Gardens, they were standing looking at a fairy all the time."

- J. M. Barrie