Friday, August 28, 2015

Movie Quote of the Week

Found a culture, have you, Rita? Found a better song to sing? No, you found a different song to sing. And on your lips it is shrill and hollow and tuneless.
--Michael Caine, Educating Rita (1983)

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TV Quote of the Week

Well, with the obvious exception of yours, the human brain is a massively powerful creature. Underestimating it is usually the last mistake any culture makes.
--Fran Kranz, Dollhouse, “Epitaph One”

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Monday, August 24, 2015

Quote of the Week

My Mexican-American father took bullets and shapnel from Nazis in France, whilst my Mexican/Mexican-American mother repaired fighter planes in Corpus Christi, Texas, during WW II so that this neo-fascist, money-worshiping, draft-dodging* blowhard would have the right to open up his demented piehole with his anti-Mexican bullshit.
--William Nericcio, "Donald Trump's Nativist, Neo-Fascist, Hate-filled Attack on Mexicans Ends Today #Mextasy," Mextasy.blogspot.com, July 12, 2015

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Movie Quote of the Week

I don't know. But some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don't they?
--Ray Bolger, The Wizard of Oz (1939)

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TV Quote of the Week

I've had a lot of people talking at me the last few days. Everyone just lining up to tell me how unimportant I am. And I've finally figured out why. Power. I have it. They don't. This bothers them.
--Sarah Michelle Gellar, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, “Checkpoint”

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Quote of the Week

A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience.
--George F. Will

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Monday, August 10, 2015

Quote of the Week

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
--Herman Melville

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Thursday, August 06, 2015

Movie Quote of the Week

I never believe what I read in the press anyway.
--Pierce Brosnan, Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

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TV Quote of the Week

America really thought they had it dialed in, money hanging out the butt. But it was all just a bunch of ones and zeros in a computer someplace. So, when that bomb went ka-blooey and the electromagnetic pulse turned all the ones and zeros into plain old zeros, everyone's like, "No way!" Now, America's just another broke ex-super power looking for a handout and wondering why.
--Jessica Alba, Dark Angel, "Pilot"

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Quote of the Week

What do they know of America who only America know?
--Daniel J. Flynn, Blue Collar Intellectuals: When the Enlightened and the Everyman Elevated America

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