• Announcements

    • Robin

      Welcome!   03/05/2016

      Welcome, everyone, to the new 910CMX Community Forums. I'm still working on getting them running, so things may change.  If you're a 910 Comic creator and need your forum recreated, let me know and I'll get on it right away.  I'll do my best to make this new place as fun as the last one!

Favorite Quotes

Recommended Posts

From the Freefall message boards:


I'll have to join in the respectful disagreement with your thesis, and quote something I posted back in February:

Ayelmar wrote:Finally, on the question of the nature of man, here's a piece I often return to.

In 1952, Robert A Heinlein presented this on Edward R, Murrow's program, This I Believe. 
Thirty-six years later in 1988 his widow, Virginia Heinlein, presented this (to a standing ovation) as part of her speech on the occasion of accepting the posthumous award to her husband of the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal.

Some of what they had to say may now seem quaint, old fashioned, or even naive, but at its core, I believe the essential message still rings true:
Heinlein wrote:"I am not going to talk about religious beliefs, but about matters so obvious that it has gone out of style to mention them."
"I believe in my neighbors."
"I know their faults and I know that their virtues far outweigh their faults. Take Father Michael down our road a piece --I'm not of his creed, but I know the goodness and charity and lovingkindness that shine in his daily actions. I believe in Father Mike; if I'm in trouble, I'll go to him. My next-door neighbor is a veterinary doctor. Doc will get out of bed after a hard day to help a stray cat. No fee -- no prospect of a fee. I believe in Doc."
"I believe in my townspeople. You can knock on any door in our town say, 'I'm hungry,' and you will be fed. Our town is no exception; I've found the same ready charity everywhere. For the one who says, 'To heck with you -- I got mine,' there are a hundred, a thousand, who will say, 'Sure, pal, sit down.'
"I know that, despite all warnings against hitchhikers, I can step to the highway, thumb for a ride and in a few minutes a car or a truck will stop and someone will say, 'Climb in, Mac. How how far you going?'
"I believe in my fellow citizens. Our headlines are splashed with crime, yet for every criminal there are 10,000 honest decent kindly men. If it were not so, no child would live to grow up, business could not go on from day to day. Decency is not news; it is buried in the obituaries --but it is a force stronger than crime."
"I believe in the patient gallantry of nurses...in the tedious sacrifices of teachers. I believe in the unseen and unending fight against desperate odds that goes on quietly in almost every home in the land." 
"I believe in the honest craft of workmen. Take a look around you. There never were enough bosses to check up on all that work. From Independence Hall to the Grand Coulee Dam, these things were built level and square by craftsmen who were honest in their bones." 

"I believe that almost all politicians are honest. For every bribed alderman there are hundreds of politicians, low paid or not paid at all, doing their level best without thanks or glory to make our system work. If this were not true, we would never have gotten past the thirteen colonies." 
"I believe in Rodger Young. You and I are free today because of endless unnamed heroes from Valley Forge to the Yalu River."

"I believe in -- I am proud to belong to -- the United States. Despite shortcomings, from lynchings to bad faith in high places, our nation has had the most decent and kindly internal practices and foreign policies to be found anywhere in history." 
"And finally, I believe in my whole race. Yellow, white, black, red, brown --in the honesty, courage, intelligence, durability....and goodness.....of the overwhelming majority of my brothers and sisters everywhere on this planet. I am proud to be a human being. I believe that we have come this far by the skin of our teeth, that we always make it just by the skin of our teeth --but that we will always make it....survive....endure. I believe that this hairless embryo with the aching, oversize brain case and the opposable thumb, this animal barely up from the apes, will endure --will endure longer than his home planet, will spread out to the other planets, to the stars, and beyond, carrying with him his honesty, his insatiable curiosity, his unlimited courage --and his noble essential decency." 
"This I believe with all my heart."

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

From today's Freefall:

"There are two kinds of people.  Those who admit that I occasionally weird them out, and those who lie about it."  -Florence Ambrose


From The Martian:

"Even NASA can't improve on duct tape....duct tape is magic and should be worshipped."


From Doctor Who:

"There's something that doesn't make sense.  Let's go and poke it with a stick."  -The Doctor, summing up his general philosophy ;-)

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh yeah, I was going to post some of my favorite quotes here. I actually have a long list - so long this post would be huge if I did them all at once. So I suppose I'll do it a few at a time.

"Everything should be as simple as possible, but no simpler." --Roger Sessions, paraphrasing Albert Einstein

"Inspiration is like the tide. First it floods your mind, then it quickly disappears leaving you with nothing but mud and a stranded boat." -- Unknown

"Remember! Always listen to random intuition! It just might be the convenient plot device that saves your butt!" -- Sensei Greg

"In the underground labyrinths, Link will come across some doors that will close behind him once he's passed through them. Yet, there's always a way of opening them and escaping. Even if Link's closed in on all sides he's not allowed to give up. Try anything to get out!" -- The Legend of Zelda Instruction Booklet

"All Life begins with Nu and ends with Nu. This is the Truth! This is my belief! ...at least for now." -- The Mystery of Life, Volume 841, Ch 26 (Chrono Trigger)

Edited by ChronosCat
Discovered a slight miss-attribution.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Often times quotes are attributed to famous people who never said them, or the version of the quote that most people know is not exactly what they said. Not wanting to perpetuate such mistakes if I can avoid it, I've tried to do a little research on the following quotes. Where I couldn't find any info, or it's not sure whether they actually said it, I say below that it's "attributed to" them. (Mind you, my research was far from thorough, so I do not promise 100% accuracy.)


"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools." - Douglas Adams, "Mostly Harmless"

"How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress." - Niels Bohr

"Anyone who has not been shocked by Quantum physics has not understood it." - Niels Bohr

"Occasionally he stumbled over the truth, but hastily picked himself up and hurried on as if nothing had happened." - Winston Churchill (often mis-quoted to refer to "men" or mankind in general)

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity. And I'm not so sure about the former." - Attributed to Albert Einstein by Fredercik S. Perls

"As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality." - Albert Einstein, "Sidelights of Relativity"

"The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it's comprehensible." - Albert Einstein, "Physics and Reality"

"If at first an idea does not sound absurd, then there is no hope for it." - Attributed to Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein in response to a book entitled "100 Authors against Einstein": "Why 100? If I were wrong, one would have been enough."

"An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth leaves the world blind and toothless" - Attributed to Mohandas Gandhi

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read." - Attributed to Groucho Marx

"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society." - Mark Twain (Appears in "More Maxims of Mark" by Merle Johnson; Twain scholars consider the book likely accurate.)

"Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform." - Mark Twain, "Mark Twain's Notebook"

"In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue, but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing." - Mark Twain, "The Autobiography of Mark Twain"

"Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow." - Mark Twain (in an article in "The Galaxy", July 1870)

"One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives." - Mark Twain, "Pudd'nhead Wilson"

"If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man but deteriorate the cat." - Mark Twain, "Mark Twain's Notebook"

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

"You're about the fifth scariest person I've met today.  Don't knock it, that's really better than it sounds."  -Harry Dresden, The Dresden Files

"I wasn't playing the hero....I was playing the decoy."  -Weregeek

"I'm pretty sure I've seen at least one fetish web site dedicated to that."  -Dora, Questionable Content

"I never just derail a train of thought.  I make wrecks that set the cars on fire."  -Sam Starfall, Freefall




Let's make better mistakes tomorrow!

"Epic Fail" is still EPIC!

"When life gives you lemons, make lemon meringue pies and let fly!"  -squeakybunny on Freefall forum https://www.crosstimecafe.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=8108

If the Muse doesn't show up, start without her.   -(I don't know who, but it's good advice)

"A lot can happen between now and never."  -Peter Littlefinger, A Song of Ice and Fire

"Do what I do -- hold tight, and pretend it's a plan!"  -The Doctor, Doctor Who

"Forever is composed of nows."  -Emily Dickinson

"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop."  -Confucius

"Run like hell, because you always need to.  Laugh at everything, because it's always funny.  Never be cruel, never be cowardly -- and if you ever are, always make amends.  And never, ever eat pears!"   -The Doctor

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Comic creator edition:

"Your problems are utterly alien to me. It's like a bear complaining to a shark that its' knees hurt." - Questionable Content, by J. Jacques

"You haven't seen true geekdom until you've watched Snape and Sephiroth face off in a duel to the death in front of a crowd of bewildered mall patrons." - Questionable Content, by J. Jacques

"In short: there are no rules. And here they are." - Scott McCloud, Making Comics

"The slightest opening for confusion will inevitably let in a breeze. " - Dan Shive

"I'm aware this is a comic with weresquirrels and magic, but that would have made no sense whatsoever. "  - Dan Shive

A - "I have an opinion and I am expressing it."
B - "My opinion is different and I too am expressing it."
A - "I must now defend my opinion for someone else's opinion differs."
B - "I must now defend against the defense of the first opinion."
- Dan Shive, responding to a forum argument back in the keenspot days.

"Being afraid doesn't run my life -- it just offers valuable guidelines." - Mr. Pip, "Bone: Tall Tales" by Jeff Smith and Tom Sniegoski

"Verbing weirds language." - "Calvin & Hobbes" by Bill Waterson

"Sometimes I think the surest sign that there is intelligent life in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us." - "Calvin and Hobbes" by Bill Waterson

"The universe doesn't care what you believe. The wonderful thing about science is it doesn't ask for your faith, it just asks for your eyes." - xkcd, by Randall Munroe

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, ChronosCat said:

A - "I have an opinion and I am expressing it."
B - "My opinion is different and I too am expressing it."
A - "I must now defend my opinion for someone else's opinion differs."
B - "I must now defend against the defense of the first opinion."
- Dan Shive, responding to a forum argument back in the keenspot days.

It had more recently evolved.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Warning: I'm leading with a quote from a Nazi today...

"Naturally the common people don't want war: neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship or a communist dictatorship. [..] Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to do the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country." - Herman Goering to Gustave Gilbert during the Nuremberg Trials, as recounted by Gilbert in "Nuremberg Diary".

...And now back to more lighthearted fare...

“Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.” - attributed to Hans Christian Anderson.

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." - William Bruce Cameron; often miss-attributed to Einstein.

"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources." - Unknown, possibly a paraphrase of a statement by C.E.M. Joad; often miss-attributed to Einstein.

'"Be careful of reading health books, you might die of a misprint." - attributed to Markus Herz by Ernst von Feuchtersleben; often miss-attributed to Twain.

"Those guys on TV you see, giving the inspirational seminars, teaching you how to reach your potential and become rich and successful like them? You know how they made their money? By giving seminars. " - David Wong

"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - Philip K. Dick

"Viruses are well supported by their authors, their program code is fast, compact and efficient and they tend to become more sophisticated as they mature. So, Windows is not a virus." - Unknown (the earliest use of it I can find is by "SamSim" on slashdot.org, in 2004).

"A high IQ is like a Jeep; you will still get stuck, just farther from help!" - Unknown

"Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact." - George Eliot, Impressions of Theophrastus Such

"Wise men speak because they have something to say. Fools speak because they have to say something." - Unknown, often attributed to Plato

"If someone tells [Pac-man] guns are evil, he would be the type to rush out and eat guns." - Tohru Iwatani

"Computer games don't affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we'd all run around in a darkened room munching pills and listening to repetitive music." - Marcus Brigstock

"Halloween! I love any holiday that successfully combines ancient druidic rituals with teeny tiny snicker-bars." - Sam, in a Sam & Max comic

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
On 7/4/2018 at 8:17 AM, ChronosCat said:

"Make everything as simple as possible, but no simpler." --Albert Einstein

A piece of advice I strongly recommend to software developers. The main reason I've mostly stopped using Microsoft software is their inattention to the second part.


"Most things make sense if you look at them right. It's just sometimes you have to look really, really cockeyed." -- Florence Ambrose

"Isaac Asimov on a bicycle!" -- Niomi, a moment earlier.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

"I once thought I made a mistake, but I was wrong." - Unknown

"I am allowed to be a hypocrite, you are not!" - Unknown

"What happens when an ultimately omniscient and omnipotent being attempts to make a random-number generator with an output they can't predict?" - Krid

"Right now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before..." - Attributed to Steven Wright

"War does not determine who is right, it just determines who is left." - Unknown

"The conflict is not between Christianity and Islam or between East and West - instead, it is between stupid people and other stupid people." - Terry Pratchett

"Films are not released; they escape." - Ben Burt

"It is my firm belief that it is a mistake to hold firm beliefs." - Principia Discordia, by Greg Hill (Malaclypse the Younger) and Kerry Thornley (Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst)

"We should start the Society to Prevent the Overuse of Acronyms except you know everyone would just shorten it to SPOA and that would really defeat the purpose." - Antoine Bruce

"The less one knows about a mystery, the better story one can tell about that mystery." - Unknown

"Ignorance killed the cat, curiosity was framed." - Mike Bruner

"I don't want to be quoted, and don't quote that I don't want to be quoted." - Winston Burdett

"So in conclusion, this thread's gotta have more cowbell or it can't get over 9000. And we can't have that, or Chuck Norris will roundhouse kick our faces. In the end, is this madness? This is Sparta! And when in Rome, all your base are belong to us. Ya rly! Srsly." - Kyrio

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

"History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illuminates reality, revitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity." - Cicero, a Roman philosopher, in his oration "De Oratore" in 55 BC.

"There is nothing as annoying as someone for whom the world is new. At least to those for whom the world is old." - Jennifer Finney Boylan

"The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive." - O.A. Battista

"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him." - Booker T Washington

"I do the very best I know how - the very best I can, and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference." - Abraham Lincoln

"The point is not to live forever. The point is to live so forever knows you were once here." - Unknown

"Research is the process of going up alleys to see if they are blind." - Marston Bates

"In mathematics we don't understand things, we just get used to them." — John Von Neumann

"Belief without doubt is merely opinion." - Unknown

"The more extraordinary a claim, the heavier is the burden of proof demanded." - Marcello Truzzi

"Death had to take [Theodore Roosevelt] sleeping, for if Roosevelt had been awake there would have been a fight." - Woodrow Wilson

"Either we are alone in the universe, or we are not. Either thought is frightening." - Arthur C. Clarke

"A paradox is truth standing on its head to attract attention." - Nicholas Falletta

"Unless you change direction, you're apt to end up where you're headed." - Chinese Proverb

"The pattern of human population growth in the twentieth century was more bacterial than primate." - Edward O. Wilson

"A principle difference between human beings and ants is that whereas we send our young men to war, they send their old ladies." - Bert Holldobler & Edward O. Wilson

"It is not every day that someone calls to offer you a free spacecraft." - Peter H. Smith (Professor of Planetary Science at University of Arizona)

"You are yourself. There's no one else you could be." - Yoko Belnades, Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

"Before you go saying how absurd someone else is, remember, you live in a society where girls are encouraged to poke holes in their ears and dangle metal and rocks from them." - CPUX

"Flaming eyes! I want flaming eyes. Or maybe I don't, I would probably burn myself with them." - DeaExMachina

"In a democracy it's your vote that counts; In feudalism it's your count that votes." - Mogens Jallberg

"Nobody ever told Picard that 'Ye cannae change the laws of Physics!'. They just DID it." - Vampiress Kat

"I sometimes suffer from ADHLAS - Attention Deficit... HEY LOOK, A SQUIRREL!" - Overlord 808

"Interested in time travel? Meet here last Tuesday." - Unknown

"I would have written a shorter letter, but I did not have the time." - Blaise Pascal

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

"Because it's not a game, Kate. This is a scale model of war. Every war ever fought right there in front of you. Because it's always the same. When you fire that first shot, no matter how right you feel, you have no idea who's going to die. You don't know who's children are going to scream and burn. How many hearts will be broken! How many lives shattered! How much blood will spill until everybody does what they were always going to have to do from the very beginning -- sit down and talk! Listen to me, listen. I just -- I just want you to think. Do you know what thinking is? It's just a fancy word for changing your mind."   -The Doctor, as played by Peter Capaldi




Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

"Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window." - attributed to Steve Wozniak

"There are 10 types of people in this world. Those who understand binary, and those who don't." - Unknown

"When Schrodinger's cat's away, the mice may or may not play, no one can tell." - Francis Heaney

"Physics is like sex. Sure, it may have some practical results, but that's not why we do it." - attributed to Richard Feynman

"We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary." - James Nicoll, Usenet article <1990May15.155309.8892@watdragon.waterloo.edu> (1990), updated in Usenet article <bi5d3u$hjl$1@panix1.panix.com> (2003)

"Let's see, if I recall, English was conseaved under a cursed full moon on Friday the 13th from a illegitimate pairing of Latin and Germanic. It follows whichever set of phonics rules it pheals like at the time. It uses an out dated spelling system that is often arbitrary. As you would expect from a child of darkness, it chases other languages into dark alleys, clubs them over the head and runs off with bits of their vocabulary." - DeaExMachina ( http://forums.keenspot.com/viewtopic.php?p=2146747#p2146747 )

“A philosopher is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there. A theologian is the man who finds it.” - H. L. Mencken

"Evolutionary theory doesn't imply that we "should" do anything, any more than the theory of gravity implies that we should push people down stairwells." - David Simon

"If you want to find a needle in a haystack, the first thing you do is burn down the haystack." - John Valley

"Some beating of dead horses may be ethical, when here and there they display unexpected twitches that look like life." - Emile Zuckerkandl and Linus Pauling, (1965) "Evolutionary Divergence and Convergence in Proteins." in Evolving Genes and Proteins, p. 101.

"Satire is a dying art form because reality is becoming too stupid." - MrNumbers

“If you copy from one book, that’s plagiarism; if you copy from many books, that’s research.” - Wallace Notestein

A dog says, "These people feed me, love me, and provide me with a home. They must be gods."
A cat says, "These people feed me, love me, and provide me with a home. I must be a god."
 - Jbenant, ( http://forums.keenspot.com/viewtopic.php?p=2715150#p2715150) (Possibly not originator of the quote.)

Edited by ChronosCat
Questioning of quote attribution.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Instead of quoting the entirety of Tim Minchin's "Storm", which is about ten minutes long, I'll just pluck out a few of my favorite bits:

"As she sits, I admit, I'm a little bit wary, since I notice the tip of the wing of a fairy tattooed on that popular area just above the derriere, and when she says, 'I'm Sagittarian,' I confess a pigeonhole starts to form. And is immediately filled with pigeon when she says her name is Storm."

"By definition [...] 'alternative medicine' [...] has either not been proved to work, or been proved not to work. Do you know what they call alternative medicine that's been proved to work? Medicine."

"It's a miracle! Take physics and bin it! Water has memory! And whilst its memory of a long-lost drop of onion juice seems infinite, it somehow forgets all the poo it's had in it!"

"Life is full of mysteries, yeah, but there are answers out there, and they won't be found by people sitting around looking serious and saying, 'Isn't life mysterious?'"

"If you wanna watch telly, you should watch Scooby Doo. That show was so cool because every time there was a church with a ghoul, or a ghost in a school, they looked beneath the mask. And what was inside? The f****ng janitor or the dude who ran the water slide. Because throughout history, every mystery ever solved has turned out to be not magic."

"Isn't this enough? Just...this world? Just this beautiful, complex, wonderfully unfathomable natural world? How does it so fail to hold our attention that we have to diminish it with the invention of cheap, man-made myths and monsters?"



Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
21 hours ago, ChronosCat said:

A dog says, "These people feed me, love me, and provide me with a home. They must be gods."
A cat says, "These people feed me, love me, and provide me with a home. I must be a god."
 - Jbenant, ( http://forums.keenspot.com/viewtopic.php?p=2715150#p2715150)


I don't think that's original to that poster, as I've been hearing it and others like it for decades now. :-)

Dogs come when you call.  Cats have answering machines and may get back to you later.

To dogs, you're part of the family. To cats, you're part of the staff.

Centuries ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forgotten this.


Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Today's set of quotes were all said by EGS Bunnies. (Disclaimer: I can't be 100% certain these Bunnies were first to say all these things, though in most cases they probably were.) Note that some of them come from the "bad old days" and may bring back unpleasant memories to those who were around for the old arguments.

"You know if only this where a universe where Elliot could turn herself into a guy, that would cure all these confusing Ellen-Elliot are the same person conversations." - Marcus Rizzo

"So, at the end of the day, all I can say is that some people have too much time on their hands and others just like to jump on the train wreck and dance." - Psirrow

"Just because people are drilling holes in the boat doesn't mean you're not heading towards an ice berg." - Psirrow

"It feels like you're making mountains out of molehills. Then complaining about there being too many mountains and not enough molehills." - sci-fi guy

"So my memory is off from the year and a half it's been since yesterday." - Tricia

"Little-known fact: Ranma 1/2 is really a spinoff of EGS, jostled backwards in time following the Great Temporal War of 2012-1985." - Mewtarthio

"My brain is starting to hurt. Can we get back to things that make sense, like magic exploding crows?" - mem

"If stories only contained elements that were absolutely necessary to the plot they'd be boring." - Indrid Cold

During a discussion which had drifted to ways of guessing the size of a certain part of male anatomy...
Yogthulhu2: "Well, you can always go by weapons, cars and swords. I've heard that men with taste for big cars, big guns, and big swords are usually... "compensating". This is not always true."
Ankhareon: "Big swords are impractical and unwieldy - An ordinary katana on the other hand is a finely tuned instrument of death."
Illusionist: "Yes, but he who lives by the sword, dies by the gun."
B.T. Isaac: "And he who lives by the gun, dies by the ligthsaber."
Illusionist: "And he who lives by the lightsaber, dies by 20 clone troopers."
Ankhareon: "And he who lives by 20 clone troopers should really get out of there."


1 hour ago, CritterKeeper said:

I don't think that's original to that poster, as I've been hearing it and others like it for decades now. :-)

Doesn't surprise me, it sounded familiar to me too. However a quick search didn't find any matches, and they said it in the middle of a conversation without any indication they were quoting anyone.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

There's just one more section left to my quote collection: EGS quotes. (I apparently haven't significantly updated my EGS quote collection since Sister II... So look forward to Chronos' Favorite EGS Quotes, Part II at some future date...)

Sister Chapter Titles
"Open The Box"
"Read The Rules"
"Set up the Pieces"
"Play the Game"
“Knock the Board Over”
“Scattered Pieces”
“Fist Fight”
“Clean Up”

Selected Sister Comic Titles
“If you were to ask, she would say you already know her.”
“This wouldn't be true, but she would not be lying.”
“She is someone who should not exist, and yet she now does.”
“She never had anything, and yet she's lost everything.”
"You look in the mirror, but someone else looks back. You remember a life you never had, one that cannot be yours. You are the piece that does not fit, you don't belong in this game. The board has been knocked over, you shall be swept away..."

Other Comic Titles of Note:
“When in Doubt, Swat Ponytail.”
"Sarah's Gonna be the Best Darned Boyfriend She can be!"

Character Quotes:
“Today I am a man! You know, as opposed to other days...” - Dan, on his 21st birthday.
“Sorry, but it's kinda hard to frighten the dead.” - Ellen
“Oh dear God... I'm thinking like a Tedd!” - Ellen

EDIT: I don't know what I did, but somehow when I was in the middle of working on the post, it posted itself... Anyway, here's more:

"Magnet!" - Ellen
"Elliot? Are you a girl in there? I could've sworn I heard myself yell." - Ellen

“Ok, I need an aspirin, a ball of yarn, and thirty-seven pounds of catnip, stat!” - Elliot as a Cat-boy
“Meow! I mean, um, hello?” - Elliot as a Cat-boy
“Sense has no place within these walls.” - Elliot

"Oh, wait... I'm the boyfriend tonight... My bad." - Grace
“What I want to know is what is so wrong with my body that nobody wants to see it?” - Grace
“When in doubt, go squirrel...” - Grace
“If you get to be naked, I get to be naked. It's only fair!” - Grace

"And so these nine would form the Fellowship, who would be charged with the task of destroying the One Ring. Along the way they will face peril, and meet many, many handsome Elves." - Justin
Justin, on Nirvana (the spiritual state, not the band): "I'm sure I'm not the first to point this out, but how can I reach a state free of desire when the state itself is something that I desire?"

“That is not true! I do not rant wildly! If I rant, I do so with good reason! Like that time after I skipped lunch when they showed that movie on igneous rocks in chemistry class? I had every reason to rant! Why would you schedule such a boring movie right after a lunch period, and why would you show a movie about rocks in a chemistry class?! Maybe it had a point. I don’t know. I fell asleep. But still, it seemed really out of place to me. I think…” - Nanase

“Oh, don't mind me. Didn't get enough sleep last night. Low blood sugar. Bit my tongue. Cut off in traffic. You know how it is.” - Adrian Raven

“So the spoiled princess wants to be saved by the noble plumber. How can I resist her charms?” - Pandora Chaos Raven

"Well, you know how it is; sometimes you just have to have an ice cream sundae." - Sarah
"Well, I've never been a boyfriend before! I don't know what kind I would be!" - Sarah

“I stand by my ridiculous claim.” - Susan
“This techno-babble-infested novel will serve me well.” - Susan
“No fair! I have a handicat!” - Susan

"Um Teach? Our goo kinda came to life and slithered away... Is that bad?" - Tedd
“...And that, my friend, is how I saved Christmas.” - Tedd
“Why father, I have been in this bathroom all along and not sleeping with the squirrel girl as previously suggested.” - Tedd
“I have bows in my hair and nobody objects!” - Tedd

“So you see, my lad, the true moral behind the battle of Trenton is that if you party too hearty, George Washington will kick your ass. Any questions?” - Mr. Verres
“I hope the answer is no, but are you Tedd?” - Mr. Verres
"I am an endless barrel of exposition!" - Mr. Verres

“Who is 'Timmy' and how did he wind up down a well?” - Hedge
“Stupid me-made technology!” - Helena
“You will stop being creepy and weird this instant! Do you hear me?!” - Principal Washington

Sarah: "Don't you remember what it was like being a teenage guy?"
Susan: "I try not to."

Edited by ChronosCat
Wasn't even close to finished.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, ChronosCat said:

EDIT: I don't know what I did, but somehow when I was in the middle of working on the post, it posted itself...

Glad to know this happens to other

Edit:  people


Edited by Pharaoh RutinTutin
Posted before I was finished writing

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites
14 hours ago, Pharaoh RutinTutin said:

Glad to know this happens to other

Edit:  people

I think I accidentally entered a keyboard shortcut that activated the "submit" button.

EDIT: Yes, between all the "Ctrl+I" and "Shift+Enter" I was doing, I must have accidentally hit "Ctrl+Enter". I didn't even know that was a shortcut!

Edited by ChronosCat
Test successful!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now