Title: Favorite quotes
LCARS24 - March 23, 2014 06:31 PM (GMT)
I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird.
LCARS24 - March 23, 2014 06:36 PM (GMT)
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
LCARS24 - March 23, 2014 06:49 PM (GMT)
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.
LCARS24 - March 23, 2014 10:59 PM (GMT)
The beatings will continue until morale improves.
LCARS24 - March 24, 2014 10:23 AM (GMT)
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.
Section47 - March 25, 2014 05:49 AM (GMT)
Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Roysten - March 29, 2014 10:04 PM (GMT)
|QUOTE (Section47 @ Mar 25 2014, 05:49 AM)|
| Do not go where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.|
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
Not being overly cultured I'd never heard of Emerson until quite recently, I heard about him in Kim Stanley Robinson's Science in the Capital trilogy. I've now read a few quotes and have found him quite profound!
Normal is what everyone else is and you're not
-Dr Tolian Soren
LCARS24 - March 30, 2014 04:11 PM (GMT)
I love Soran's answer to Geordi's question. That's definitely a memorable quote.
Section47 - April 2, 2014 10:07 AM (GMT)
Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.
sector001 - April 2, 2014 03:49 PM (GMT)
Make it so.
-Jean Luc Picard
horatio - April 2, 2014 10:13 PM (GMT)
It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it. - Upton Sinclair
LCARS24 - April 2, 2014 10:31 PM (GMT)
|QUOTE (horatio @ Apr 2 2014, 10:13 PM)|
|It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it. - Upton Sinclair|
Yeah. That says a lot, especially about how the mass media let politicians get away with such outrageous things. Don't get me started.
LCARS24 - April 5, 2014 05:58 AM (GMT)
The Andorian Mining Consortium runs from NO ONE!
--Commander Thy'lek Shran, Andorian Imperial Guard
LCARS24 - April 6, 2014 11:44 PM (GMT)
"Will it hurt to be a drone?"
--Annika Hansen (VOY: Dark Frontier)
Sloan - April 7, 2014 04:35 AM (GMT)
Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.
LCARS24 - April 8, 2014 01:16 AM (GMT)
Have no fear of perfection. You'll never reach it.
Tuesday - April 8, 2014 09:04 AM (GMT)
We could have saved the Earth, but we were too damned cheap.
LCARS24 - April 9, 2014 03:50 AM (GMT)
I have nothing to declare except my genius.
--Oscar Wilde (to a U.S. Customs officer, 1882)
Sloan - April 9, 2014 04:18 AM (GMT)
You can always count on the Americans to do the right thing--after they have tried everything else.
Sloan - April 9, 2014 02:56 PM (GMT)
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not guilty.'
Steve5618 - April 9, 2014 03:03 PM (GMT)
Truth hurts. Maybe not as much as jumping on a bicycle with a seat missing, but it hurts.
Section47 - April 9, 2014 04:03 PM (GMT)
The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
--Al McGuire, noted basketball coach
LCARS24 - April 12, 2014 08:55 AM (GMT)
If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.
highwarp - April 14, 2014 09:52 AM (GMT)
On this site a powerful engine will be built, an engine that will someday help us to travel a hundred times faster than we can today. Imagine thousands of inhabited planets at our fingertips. And we'll be able to explore those strange new worlds and seek out new life and new civilizations. This engine will let us go boldly where no man has gone before.
--Zephram Cockran, at the dedication ceremony for the Warp Five Complex
Steve5618 - April 21, 2014 07:02 PM (GMT)
Do you realize if it weren't for Edison we'd be watching TV by candlelight?
--Al Boliska, actor & writer
maindeflector - April 23, 2014 05:17 PM (GMT)
Do something wonderful. People may imitate it.
doublehawk - April 25, 2014 02:11 PM (GMT)
If music be the food of love, play on.
- William Shakespeare
Steve5618 - April 26, 2014 11:58 PM (GMT)
Time you enjoyed wasting was not wasted.
Section47 - April 27, 2014 12:28 AM (GMT)
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
LCARS24 - May 4, 2014 01:43 AM (GMT)
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.
VolatileVulcan - May 4, 2014 03:55 PM (GMT)
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
dancer - May 4, 2014 06:08 PM (GMT)
I call everyone 'Darling' because I can't remember their names.
-Zsa Zsa Gabor
LCARS24 - May 6, 2014 02:31 AM (GMT)
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
--George Bernard Shaw
Section47 - May 8, 2014 10:30 AM (GMT)
One of the reasons that I accepted, once asked to do Star Trek, was to give a single child a chance to see the long thought, to see themselves some 400 years hence. It occurred to me that we must ensure that we keep in front of children the ever-changing horizon.
LCARS24 - May 9, 2014 07:59 PM (GMT)
Maybe if I stare at this piece of paper long enough people will think I can read.
Section47 - May 10, 2014 01:46 PM (GMT)
I think the potential for man is so enormous, if we can stay alive long enough, we're going to be seeing a lot of what Star Trek is projecting.
dancer - May 12, 2014 12:39 AM (GMT)
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
Sloan - May 13, 2014 12:28 PM (GMT)
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
Section47 - May 14, 2014 08:51 AM (GMT)
We have genuflected before the god of science only to find that it has given us the atomic bomb, producing fears and anxieties that science can never mitigate.
--Dr. Martin Luther King
Steve5618 - May 15, 2014 11:42 AM (GMT)
Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else.