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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.

--Paul McCartney

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.

--Winston Churchill

LCARS24 - March 23, 2014 06:49 PM (GMT)
You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think.

--Milton Berle

LCARS24 - March 23, 2014 10:59 PM (GMT)
The beatings will continue until morale improves.

(Source unknown)

LCARS24 - March 24, 2014 10:23 AM (GMT)
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.

--Groucho Marx

Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.

--Groucho Marx

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.
--Theodore Roosevelt

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.

--Bill Watterson

LCARS24 - April 8, 2014 01:16 AM (GMT)
Have no fear of perfection. You'll never reach it.
--Salvador Dali

Tuesday - April 8, 2014 09:04 AM (GMT)
We could have saved the Earth, but we were too damned cheap.
--Kurt Vonnegut

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.
--Winston Churchill

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.'
--Theodore Roosevelt

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.
-Leslie Nielson

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.
--Albert Einstein

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.
--Albert Schweitzer

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.
-John Lennon

Section47 - April 27, 2014 12:28 AM (GMT)
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
--Benjamin Franklin

LCARS24 - May 4, 2014 01:43 AM (GMT)
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.

--George Orwell

VolatileVulcan - May 4, 2014 03:55 PM (GMT)
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
--George Orwell

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.

--Avery Brooks

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.
--Daffy Duck

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.
--Brent Spiner

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.

--Neil Armstrong

Sloan - May 13, 2014 12:28 PM (GMT)
Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
--Franz Kafka

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.

-Will Rogers

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