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One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by Citizen Lazlo » Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:09 pm

"Meantime, there are these twenty-odd (and some, I should warn you, are very odd) tales, each contains something I believed for awhile, and I know that some of these things-the finger poking out of the drain, the man eating toads, the hungry teeth-are a little frightening, but I think we will be alright if we go together.First, repeat the catch-ism after me ...

I believe a dime can derail a freight train.

I believe there are alligators in the New York City sewer system, not to mention rats as big as Shetland ponies.

I believe you can tear off someones shadow with a steel tent peg.

I believe there really is a Santa Claus, and all those red suited guys you see at Christmas time really are his helpers.

I believe there is an unseen world all around us.

I believe that tennis balls are full of poison gas, and if you cut one in two and breath what comes out, it'll kill you.

Most of all, I do believe in spooks, I do believe in spooks, I do believe in spooks.
Okay? Ready? Fine. Here's my hand. I know the way. All you have to do is hold on tight....and believe."


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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by NinjaBunny » Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:58 pm

Good book I shall see your quote with one of my own.
Mere puppets they, who come and go at bidding of vast formless things
~Edger Allen Poe The conqueror worm.
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Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by verdilak » Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:38 pm

Theodore Roosevelt:

"It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat."

Lyric's from Les Miserables:

Do you hear the people sing?
Singing a song of angry men?
It is the music of a people
Who will not be slaves again!
When the beating of your heart
Echoes the beating of the drums
There is a life about to start
When tomorrow comes!

Will you join in our crusade?
Who will be strong and stand with me?
Beyond the barricade
Is there a world you long to see?
Then join in the fight
That will give you the right to be free!
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To the human body, a spoonful of flour and a spoonful of sugar are identical.
"Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It is where belief stops, because it isn't needed any more." - Terry Pratchett, Pyramids
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by Mierin » Fri Oct 17, 2008 12:35 am

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them - words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they're brought out. But it's more than that, isn't it? The most important things lie too close to wherever your secret heart is buried, like landmarks to a treasure your enemies would love to steal away. And you may make revelations that cost you dearly only to have people look at you in a funny way, not understanding what you've said at all, or why you thought it was so important that you almost cried while you were saying it. That's the worst, I think. When the secret stays locked within not for the want of a teller but for the want of an understanding ear." - Stephen King, The Body (in Different Seasons)
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by PhishStyx » Fri Oct 17, 2008 2:16 am

In fact the Gods were as puzzled by all this as the wizards were, but they were powerless to anything about it and in any case were engaged in an eons old battle with the Ice Giants, who had refused to return the lawnmower.
- Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by PhishStyx » Sat Oct 18, 2008 1:35 pm

What peace can be found to grow between the hammer and the anvil?
-3rd priest; T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by Rayven » Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:57 pm

But here is the day, and soon it will be gone. Here I am, but where, tomorrow?
~Tanith Lee, The Secret Books of Paradys (I don't remember if it's the first or second book in the series)
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by Rayven » Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:01 pm

I am not here
I think I've never been here at all or ever will be
I feel like a place
Where no one goes anymore
Why can't you see that everything's broken
Why does it seem that my life's turned gray?
I can't believe in anything sacred
When I don't believe that I am real
It seems so bizarre
But none of this matters
Thoughts disappear, hope has died
Now I am safe, nothing can hurt me here
Why can't you see my need for forgiveness?
The truth and the lies confused as one
I can't believe in anything sacred
When I don't believe in anything


~Why by Stabbing Westward
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DANCE WITH ME OUT IN THE GARDEN
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FOLLOW ME INTO THE DARKNESS
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FROM WHICH YOU WILL NEVER WAKE
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by Rayven » Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:10 pm

"If a person who indulges in gluttony is a glutton, and a person who commits a felony is a felon, then God is an iron."

~Spider Robinson
STARE INTO MY EYES FOREVER
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by verdilak » Sun Jan 04, 2009 3:58 am

Lighthouses are more useful than churches. - Benjamin Franklin

This would be the best of all possible worlds, if there were no religion in it! - John Adams

Christianity is the most perverted system that ever shone on man. - Thomas Jefferson

(And yes, I like these guys also because they were cool with "hemp" :s_biggrin )
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"I'm imagining Kiera Knightly, Katherine Zeta-Jones, Angelina and Meg Fox sitting around your map wearing bandanas vigorously shaking fists full of d20s." - Aval Penworth, in regards to a map I made
"We're talking about the GM that made us fight giant Fruit, Verd is totally unpredictable." - Nikurasu (one of my players)
Everyone is an atheist about some gods, we just went one god further. - Richard Dawkins
Ism's in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an -ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon, "I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me."--Ferris Bueller, 1986
To the human body, a spoonful of flour and a spoonful of sugar are identical.
"Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It is where belief stops, because it isn't needed any more." - Terry Pratchett, Pyramids
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by Delwugor » Thu Apr 16, 2009 11:15 am

"It takes strength to judge the weakness of others, I am not so mighty."
Lord Mhoram
The Illearth War
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, the Unbeliever
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by PhishStyx » Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:58 pm

"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."
-Edgar Allen Poe
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Re: One of my favorite quotes

PostPosted by verdilak » Mon Jun 15, 2009 2:38 am

George Bush, Sr.
For seven and a half years I've worked alongside President Reagan. We've had triumphs. Made some mistakes. We've had some sex... uh... setbacks.
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"I'm imagining Kiera Knightly, Katherine Zeta-Jones, Angelina and Meg Fox sitting around your map wearing bandanas vigorously shaking fists full of d20s." - Aval Penworth, in regards to a map I made
"We're talking about the GM that made us fight giant Fruit, Verd is totally unpredictable." - Nikurasu (one of my players)
Everyone is an atheist about some gods, we just went one god further. - Richard Dawkins
Ism's in my opinion are not good. A person should not believe in an -ism, he should believe in himself. I quote John Lennon, "I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me."--Ferris Bueller, 1986
To the human body, a spoonful of flour and a spoonful of sugar are identical.
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