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This is where you can put your favorite book or movie quotes.
Lol I try! This other one is one of my top favorites:
"That's insane. This plan is insane. YOU are insane... I'll need some pants."
- Captain's Fury
Is that book from the series Codex Alera?
did you like them? they sound interesting.
Oh yes, I love the series! It is quite hefty but it never gets boring. The main character is such a crazy lovable genius. If you are as big of a fan of wit and sarcasm as I am, then you'll like the series too :)
May the odds be ever in your favour
-Effie, The Hunger Games
"What's this I'm eating by the way?"
".... Dragon balls."
*pukes all over Snape's shoes*
"You just bought yourself a month of detention, McLaggan. Not so fast Mr. Potter."
"When Gotham is ashes, you will have my permission to die."
-Bane, from "Dark Knight Rises"
When Hermione said "Merlin's pants!" as an outburst in Deathly Hallows. :)
"First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew.
Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak out because I was Protestant.
Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me."
-Martin Niemöller, a German anti-Nazi pastor, speaking about the inactivity of the intellectuals in Germany to the plight of other targeted groups
Indeed it is. I'm studying the Holocaust right now, and so far it has been incredibly painful to learn about the atrocities that happened. Have you ever watched Schindler's List?
It's only one of the best movies ever made, and one based on a true story at that. It was made in 1993 by Steven Spielberg, and Liam Neeson played the main character, Schindler, a German businessman who was responsible for saving 1,200 Jews from Auschwitz. Here's a trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W74jGQ-CDTE
"Carry my soul into the night
May the stars guide my way
I glory in the sight
As darkness takes the day
Ferte in noctem animam meam
Illustre stelle viam meam.
Aspectu illo glorior
Dum capit nox diem.
Cantate vitae canticum
Sine dolore acte
Dicite eis quos amabam
Sing a song, a song of life
Made without regret
Tell the ones, the ones I loved
I never will forget,
I never will forget."
-A deleted song from the Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince movie (you should watch the original scene from the movie - it's very moving and a shame that it was deleted - the look on Snape's face was just so painful: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX08rm5jUwE)
the scenes were in the movie right? but not the song? what song did they use?
That scene was not in the movie. :( They cut both the song and the scene out.
You might have seen it on abc family harry potter marathon. They do deleted scenes and I know I have seen the scenes on that.
o yea. that must be it. i noticed that they do that. i even had to put on the movie just to check!
It is really awesome when a new scene comes on. I'm always yelling through my house to no one in particular. "It's a new scene!!! New scene!! Turn on ABC family!!"
Haha! It is a big event.
Can we only imagine our reactions when Pottermore opens up? :D
It's in Beta right now, open only to the first million people that signed up. Schmucks like me that didn't sign up aren't able to get in.
"We could go for a generation without the doctors, and it would get ugly if you were injured or sick, but civilization would continue. We could go for a generation without engineers or mechanics, and things would break down, but civilization would survive. We could even go for a generation without teachers. The next generation would have to play 'catch up ball,' and it would be hard, but civilization as we know it would still survive.
If however, we went 'but a single generation' without the warriors who are willing to confront human agression every day, then within the span of that generation we would truly be 'both damned and doomed.'"
-Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, from his book (written with Loren W. Christensen) On Combat: The Psychology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace
Hmm, what a thoughtful statement! The problem is that, if everyone thinks like that, wouldn't it just increase human aggression? It's a very interesting cycle.
On the flip side, I got another quote:
"Always being so strong when others can't. That's...well, it's sort of heroic."
It's sort of idiotic," I replied, my voice dry. "Heroism doesn't pay very well. I try to be cold-blooded and money-oriented, but I keep screwing it up."
- Dead Beat
What Grossman was saying is that civilization could continue without doctors, engineers, etc., although it would be a more aggressive and rough existence. But if you do not have someone there to protect you against evil, you will die, and then civilization will come to a screeching halt, because everyone is dead.
Harry: Right. First we need to find a place to practice where Umbridge won't find out.
Ginny: The Shrieking Shack?
Harry: It's to small.
Hermione: Forbidden Forest?
Ron: Not bloody likely.
Ginny: Harry, what happens if Umbridge does find out?
Hermione: Who cares? I mean, it's sort of exciting, isn't it, breaking the rules.
Ron: Who are you and what have you done with Hermione Granger?
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Oh what would we do without Hermione and Ron's disfunctional relationship??
"Spider pig! Spider pig!
Does whatever a spider pig does.
Can he swing from a web?
No he can't. He's a pig.
Look out! He's the spider pig!"
Homer, from "The Simpsons" - cracks me up every time, because I love pigs. :)
Here's a version that's kinda like that. :)
Can I post my own quote? It's not in a book but I figure this is the place to put it :)
I am not afraid of the dark.
I am only afraid of what it may conceal,
And the truth it demands.
U guys like?
"Oh, I may be on the side of the angels... but don't think for one second that I am one of them."
-Sherlock Holmes, from the "Sherlock" episode "The Reichenbach Fall"
I really like your quote sarah!!
And thank you eris for posting a sherlock holmes quote, you can never have to many of those :)
Here's another Sherlock quote from the episode, "A Study in Pink" -
"Sorry. Gotta dash. I think I left my riding crop in the mortuary."
I am so using that line in the future.
hahahahaha YES let me know how that goes really i want to use it too haha
Actually, I do think I have an oppurtunity coming up this Sunday, at my youth group after church. I'm going to get a lot of strange looks from them... but then again, they already think I'm odd, so what's the loss? :D
:D what i wouldnt give for the looks on their faces when you say that haha
"Besides, nothin's real scary except in books."
To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout, such a brave little eight year old.
I wanted to share this quote with you guys because I just read this Sarah Dessen book and thought it was pretty good.
“It was terrible and awful when someone left you. You could move on, do the best you could, but like Eli had said, an ending was an ending. No matter how many pages of sentences and paragraphs of great stories led up to it, it would always have to have the last word.”
― Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride
The lentil is perhaps the world's most versatile, indestructible food. One can eat the lentil unadorned; marry it off to it's first cousin, the oafish "bulgur"; or attempt to drown it in harsh vinegar for a "vegan salad". But the lentil, alas, will always survive. Indeed, at the Packwood house, the tenacious little legume will forcibly resurrect, as free,of anything resembling taste as ever, and insinuate its indefatigable, pelletlike self onto yet another dinner plate, expecting to be eaten. Again, and again, and again.---Lucius Vladescu in Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side.
Just because you've got the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have. - Hermione Granger in The Order of the Phoenix (This one came from my 6 year -old daughter.)
"I hope this boy-meets-girl-pretending-to-be-boy story has a happy ending, one with less bitter and more sweet." - Babe In Boyland
“Only twenty-two of the original twenty-five in Drizzt's class remained. One had been dismissed – and subsequently executed – for a foiled assassination attempt on a high-ranking student, a second had been killed in the practice arena, and a third had died in his bunk of natural causes – for a dagger in the heart quite naturally ends one's life.”
The Dark Elf Trilogy
Quotes from the Fault in our stars by John Green
1. “I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once.”
2. “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”
3. “That's the thing about pain...it demands to be felt.
4. “Some people don't understand the promises they're making when they make them," I said.
"Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That's what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.”
5. “The marks humans leave are too often scars.”
6. “Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.”
7. “Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.”
8. “The world is not a wish-granting factory.”
9. “And I wondered if hurdlers ever thought, you know, 'This would go faster if we just got rid of the hurdles.”
10. “Because you are beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence
11. “But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassius note, ‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves.”
12. “We’re as likely to hurt the universe as we are to help it, and we’re not likely to do either.”
#66 Wow there are a lot of good quotes in there. My favorite though is number one. Anyone else want to vote??
I like #8 in that list. Not to say that life doesn't sometimes just plain suck, but I know too many people who want their wish-granting factory.
I was going through my Discworld books today, looking for quotes to use in an embroidery sampler. Here are a few of my favorites:
"What can the harvest hope for, if not for the care of the reaper man?" -Reaper Man
"People's whole lives do pass in front of their eyes before they die. The process is called 'living'." -not sure which book, one of the Death stories.
"Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape." -Hogfather
I think it's funny that most of my favorite lines are from Death.
From Steve Jobs' biography, quoting Jean-Louis Gassée, Apple's manager in France:
“I am a recovering assaholic. So I could recognize that in Steve.” (pg 185)
Though still young, I can identify. I may not have been as severe as these men, but I don't mind. I'm glad I could set foot on path to recovery so sooner. I'm also glad this fine Frenchman has put a word to it.
Not a book, but still good.
King: Like it or not, this is a man's world.
Alexa: A woman can be just as strong as a man.
King: We're talking about your sister.
“Living with a cat in heat is akin to listening to a badly scratched album playing heavy metal music, backwards, full blast, while you are being audited by the IRS.”
~Train Your Cat
Irene Adler: Why are you allows so suspicious?
Sherlock Holmes: Should I answer chronologically or alphabetically?
Sherlock Holmes Movie
I love Bones! My husband and I are almost finished with season three of Star Trek, then we'll start The Next Generation. On a related note, I came across this article yesterday: “Mr. Spock Is Dreamy!” by Isaac Asimov, written in 1967. I love it!
Edited to fix broken HTML code. Sorry 'bout that, donnao!
I'll have to see if I can find that article. I always had a crush on Spock, but didn't care for Kirk so much.
"A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to" Gandalf
"The question of why bad things happen to good people translates itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it has happened." When Bad Things Happen To Good People Kushner
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