Your favourite quotes

Discussion in 'Can I Play with Madness?' started by Dead Boss, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. Mega

    Mega Ancient Mariner

    "Don't you hate those?"
    "What?"
    "Awkward silences."
     
  2. Keedo420

    Keedo420 Prowler

    "The major problem – one of the major problems, for there are several – one of many major problems with governing people is that of whom you get to do it; or rather of who manages to get people to let them do it to them.

    To summarize: it is a well-known fact, that those people who most want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem."

    - Douglas Adams
     
  3. Kauha-Apina

    Kauha-Apina Invader

    "Without music, life would be a mistake"

    -Friedrich Nietzsche
     
  4. mtmccox

    mtmccox Ancient Mariner

    Life's a piece of shit, when you look at it.
    Monty Python,

    very related right now
     
  5. Rotam

    Rotam Night and day I scan horizon, sea and sky

    “I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered! My life is my own."
     
  6. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    My favorite quote that inspires me always

    "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power".
     
  7. Wästed The Great

    Wästed The Great Minister Of Chicks, Metal&Beer; Cool & Froody Dude Staff Member

    You're a piece of shit! You're a piece of shit at the bottom of the bowl!! ...and I've got my hand on the chain!
     
  8. Dr. Eddies Wingman

    Dr. Eddies Wingman Brighter than thousand_suns

    Bumpetibump. I bump this thread to bring you a quote from Norwegian football commentator Arne Scheie, after he was asked if he didn't think there was too much football on TV:

    - Too much football on TV? I say like my colleague Sølve Grotmol; there are too many books in the library, too!
     
  9. Hermod

    Hermod Nomad

    "I wear the chain I forged in life....I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it."

    Jacob Marley - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
     
  10. Black Abyss Babe

    Black Abyss Babe Ocean soul

    I realise that trying to find one quote representative of all the weirdness that was The Goon Show may be quite frankly impossible, so for now I'll just go with one that springs easily to mind:

    Bloodnok: "You sir, are you British?"
    Neddy: "Only by descent."
    Bloodnok: "By descent?"
    Neddy: "Yes - I came down by parachute!"
     
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  11. SixesAlltheway

    SixesAlltheway (slow heavy metal music playing)

  12. desultory

    desultory 1-2-3-compassion

    I'm a fast drinker, but a slow shitter.

    - Bo Summer
     
  13. TheMeat

    TheMeat Invader

    It's always funny until someone gets hurt..........

    Then it's just hilarious
     
  14. Night Prowler

    Night Prowler CriedWhenBazzaSued Staff Member

    My signature :p
     
  15. Zare

    Zare Automaton Sovietico

    "A man with tool in a woman's mouth, not necessarily a dentist."
    - Wise Bunny.
     
  16. Black Abyss Babe

    Black Abyss Babe Ocean soul

    "I search the heavens for enlightenment ... only to find a seagull with a primitive sense of humour."
    - Boot from The Perishers.
     
  17. Black Abyss Babe

    Black Abyss Babe Ocean soul

    "The greatest record ever made by an Italian who looks like he's got a dead badger on his head."

    - Bill Nighy's character in About Time.

    This film also gave us "Do you want to look like a prostitute or a dwarf?" (line delivered by Domhnall Gleeson). It was a choice of one or the other you see ...
     
  18. Navigators Ghost

    Navigators Ghost Ancient Mariner

    From The Catcher in The Rye by JD Salinger...

    'Who wants flowers when you're dead? Nobody.'
     
  19. Boots

    Boots Prowler

    “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings & emotions."
    ~Will Smith
     
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  20. Black Abyss Babe

    Black Abyss Babe Ocean soul

    "To those of you who enjoyed it, God bless you. And to those of you who didn't - God bless you too!"

    - Jon Lord, talking about the Concerto for Group and Orchestra, in 1969.
     

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