Quips and Quotes

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Wed Mar 3 21:20:12 2010

"Science knows no country because knowledge belongs to humanity; it is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence"

       -- Louis Pasteur



Tue Jan 19 19:18:08 2010

"We lost a lot of good men to inflatable dragons.." -- Steven Colbert, "Colbert Report"



Mon Jan 11 21:42:27 2010

Edward Van Helgen: Choose your weapon.
Guybrush: I choose the banjo.
Edward Van Helgen: I accept.
Guybrush: ...You do?
— The Curse Of Monkey Island 



Mon Jan 11 21:36:05 2010

Holy shit! That girl has a skunk on her head! ... Oh, that's just your hair. Sorry, but that's messed up. — Agent Kelly, Josie And The Pussycats



Sun Nov 29 19:13:25 2009

I'd rather blow up the laboratory than keep reinventing the wheel

       -- Tod Ashley of Firewater



Mon Nov 9 15:06:18 2009

Sometimes being wrong in interesting ways about interesting things is quite good for starting discussions



Tue Sep 15 15:45:41 2009

"Love is a grave mental disease" --Plato

"Plato was a bore" --Nietzsche



Wed Aug 26 10:06:15 2009

It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!" -Upton Sinclair



Tue Aug 25 21:57:10 2009

The first rule of extremism is to kill all the moderates



Thu Aug 20 21:17:53 2009

Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?

       -- Douglas Adams, on the Universe and religion