• Interesting, but I think you missed the point Theve1tch.

    "You say that I am ignoring the time-honored traditions of the Royal Navy? And what might they be? I shall tell you in three words: Rum, Buggery, and the lash"

    - Winston Churchill
  • tsk tsk wreckingball...remember..people have made these quotes..and theyre famous somewhat. Theve1tch, you had me in stitches bro! :lol:
  • "Building the future and keeping the past alive are one and the same thing."-Solid Snake

    I like that one :rolleyes:
  • Let's try to keep this tread alive, I like qoutes :)

    here are some of my favorite game character of all times- Duke Nukem

    "Your face, your @ss, what's the difference"
    "Hail to the king baby"
    "You're an ispiration for birthcontrole"
  • "Hell hath no fury like a woman's scorn."

    See if you can remember where that quote was by.
  • Sounds like a bible quote to me Red!! LOL!

    A couple of my favourites from Mae West:

    "Is that your gun in your pocket or are you pleased to see me?"

    "It's not the men in my life, it's the life in my men!"

    And one I saw on a loo wall in a pub - don't know if it qualifies as a quote or merely grafitti!

    "Give masochists a fair crack of the whip!"

    Great thread!
  • "There's a sucker born every minute"
    - P.T. Barnum

    "Never give a sucker an even break"
    - W.C. Fields

    "It is the part of the wise man to keep himself to-day for tomorrow, and not to venture all his eggs in one basket"


    "True valor lies between cowardice and rashness"
    - Both are attributed to Cervantes
  • "It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated."
    Alec Bourne

    "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."
    Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
  • "Friends are like wedgies...
    They know your inner self,
    They're intimately close,
    And it feels good when you pick out a good one!"

    Wish I knew who that was by. I got it in an email foreward about friends. :P
  • "Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom."
    -Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)
  • "Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned,
    Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned"
    -William Congreve

    "Vanity, thy name is woman"


    "Brevity is the soul of wit"
    - William Shakespeare
  • I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
    Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
  • "You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word"
    - Al Capone

    "I stick my neck out for nobody"
    - Fred C. Dobbs
  • "Only the dead have seen the end of war"
    -Plato (427 B.C. - 347 B.C.)
  • "O' full of scorpions is my mind" - Lady Macbeth

    "Round about the cauldron go
    In the poison'd entrails thro" - Macbeth witches

  • "There ain't no getting offa this train we're on!"
    Barret Wallace(FF7)
  • "Always go to people's funerals;otherwise,they won't come to yours."
    ~Yogi Berra

    I thought this was funny and it proved a good point. :lol:
  • "Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people."
    ~Robert Benchley (1889 - 1945)

    "You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus."
    ~Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
  • "Who are you gonna believe, me or your lyin' eyes?"
    - Groucho Marx
  • "I'll be right back."
    - gr8whiteshark, May 2002

  • Originally posted by Lucifer@Apr 8 2002, 06:27 PM
    Please, NO "quotes" from gaming characters or cartoons....

    'Nuff said Redkennypup!
    I think there are enough excellent quotes from *real* people (you seem to have one or two as your tag lines!! :P ) to make game/toon quotes unnecessary...n'est ce pas? :D

    And my quote for today:

    "Quord me nutrit me destruit" - That which nourishes me destroys me.
    How true.

  • Understood people.

    "The less said,the more heard."
    (can't say who exactly said it..but I got it from an article titled "The Success of Successful Speakers")
  • That is so true Red! How many people do actually stop and really listen to what is going on around them? Or even to what is being said by others?
    I know I am so guilty of switching off at times - especially when I am tired. So much so that often my kids will say something that I have no recollection of them telling me the night before. Slap my wrists.

    One of the things I do with my various classes is to get them to be as silent as they can be and then to write down all the different things they can hear. If the weather is good we do it outside but if not, we stay in school and go to various parts of the building.
    They are always amazed at what they hear - usually it is birdsong!
  • "I woke the men and told them the ship hit something. They went back to sleep and I never saw them again."
    ~Edmond Ryan, Titanic Survivor

    "Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed."
    ~Mao Tse-Tung (1893 - 1976)

    "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principle difference between a dog and a man."
    ~Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
  • "All the world's a stage,
    And all the men and women merely players."
    (William Shakespeare)

    "Sex: The thing that takes up the least amount of time and caues the most amount of trouble."
    (John Barrymore)

    "My first wish is to see this plague of mankind,war,banished from the earth."
    (George Washington)

    "Life is what happens while you are making other plans."
    (John Lennon)

    "Heaven means to be one with God."

    Editor's Note: I Don't know if anyone already posted these if so sorry.
  • "Most people see things the way they are and ask 'why'? I try to see things the way they could be and ask 'why not'?"Robert Kennedy
  • "History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it."
    - Winston Churchill
  • "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands at the moment, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

    Martin Luther King
  • I have many, but here are a few I like:

    "If it weren't for electricity we'd all be watching television by candlelight." - George Gobel

    "Pitching is 80% of the game. The other half is hitting and fielding."
    - Mickey Rivers, baseball player

    "If history repeats itself, I should think we can expect the same thing again."
    - Terry Venables

    "A billion here, a billion there, sooner or later it adds up to real money."
    - Everett Dirksen, Congressman

    "China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese."
    - Charles De Gaulle, former French President

    "Football players win football games."
    - Chuck Knox, football coach

    "I get to go to lots of overseas places, like Canada."
    - Britney Spears, Pop Singer

    "I have a God-given talent. I got it from my dad."
    - Julian Wakefield, Missouri basketball player

    "Traditionally, most of Australia's imports come from overseas."
    - Former Australian cabinet minister Keppel Enderbery

    "I don't diet. I just don't eat as much as I'd like to."
    - Linda Evangelista, Supermodel

    "Solutions are not the answer."
    - Richard Nixon, former U.S. President

    "Weather forecast: precipitation in the morning, rain in the afternoon."
    - Detroit Daily News

    "Sure there have been injuries and deaths in boxing - but none of them serious."
    - Alan Minter, Boxer

    "Men, I want you just thinking of one word all season. One word and one word only: Super Bowl."
    - Bill Peterson, football coach

    "When we give the signal to call, the 25th person to call we answer trivia questions. If the caller correctly answers those questions they will be qualified to win. Those qualified to win will meet at their local shopping mall, where they be told to do various acrobatic stunts. Those who do the best stunts will go on to compete in the nationals, and the winner there will get free concert tickets. Head Radio- where it's easy to win."
    -Head Radio, Liberty City Radio Station

    I also love the one in TheVe1tches signature.
  • I loved this one.

    "If wed develope our technology like microsoft does, youre car would break down two times a day for no apparent reason and youde have to buy a new car every six months."

    -The chairman of BMW
  • We have nothing to fear but fear itself, I think it was Teddy Rosevelte

    I shall return! General Douglas Mc Carther upon his departcher from the beachs of the Phillipiness

    Don't do as I do but do as I say.....Joe J Vallero ( My dad ) :rolleyes:

  • We have nothing to fear but fear itself, I think it was Teddy Rosevelte[/b]

    Actually worf it was Franklin D. Roosevelt who said the above.

    Teddy was known for saying "Speak softly and carry a big stick" Teddy didn't come up with this little beauty himself.Infact it was one of his favorite proverbs he heard while visiting west africa.
  • Originally posted by Billy_Madison@Aug 14 2002, 12:02 AM
    [quote]We have nothing to fear but fear itself, I think it was Teddy Rosevelte

    Actually worf it was Franklin D. Roosevelt who said the above.

    Teddy was known for saying "Speak softly and carry a big stick" Teddy didn't come up with this little beauty himself.Infact it was one of his favorite proverbs he heard while visiting west africa.[/b][/quote]
    Thanks! Billy_M
    I stand corrected :lol: History was never my best subject.... :blink:

  • Here are some that i like.

    Audentis Fortuna iuvat(Fortune assists the bold):by unknown

    Fear of things invisible is the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion:by unkown

    The paths of glory lead but to the grave:by unknown
  • "You miss out on 100% of the shots that you don't take."Wayne Gretzxy

    (please note that my spelling of his last name was not my best)
  • " Failure is the result of not trying"
  • There are only two truly infinite things, the universe and stupidity.
    And I am unsure about the universe. - Albert Einstein

    Brilliant man!

  • "It is good to have tried something and not suceeded than to have done nothing and suceeded."
  • "You want fries with that?"
    - Donny Most (Ralph Malph on Happy Days)
  • My history teacher has recently bombarded me with a lot of good quotes so I decided I would share them with you guys:

    "Every temptation is an oppotunity to grow."

    "He who is of integrity walks securely,but he or she who takes crooked paths will be found out."
  • "It's the little things that most matter"
    - Napoleon Bonaparte
  • 'Last night, I had a dream about eating a tem pound marshmellow. When I woke up, the pillow was gone'

    -Tommy Cooper (English Comedian)

    'When I man opens the door for his wife, its either a new wife or a new car'

    -Prince Phillip (of England)

  • What I said to them at half-time would be unprintable on the radio

    Gerry Francis
  • "It's just a bloody rabitt!!" MP:The Holy Grail
  • "The headaches are getting stronger"
    - Charlie Starkweather
  • More history teacher quotes:

    "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose"

    "The tongues has the power of life or death, and those who love it will eat its fruit."

    "The less I spent on myself and the more I give to others,the fuller of happines and blessing did my soul become."

    "A fool finds no pleasure in understanding,but delights in airing his own opinions."

    "One who is slack in his work is a brother to one who destroys."

    "A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother."

    "The tradgedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives."

    "To be, rather than to appear."(previously posted...but I like it)

    "To give a man back is heart is the hardest mission on Earth"

    "He begins to die, that quits what he desires."

    "Risk leads to intimacy."

    "No man is an island. He can't live on his own"~Simon and Garfunkle

    "Nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight."

    "Who can give a man this, his own name?"

    "Beauty is not a terrible thing, it is also a mysterious thing. There God and the Devil strive for mastery and the battleground is the heart of man."

    Then there's also one quote my math teacher says:

    "Fortune favors the brave."

  • Thought i'd bring life back to this old thread, with a few quotes (suprisingly):

    Too bad all the people who know how to run this country are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair ;) by George Burns

    "We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills;we shall never surrender."
    Need this be given the name of its sayer? :( If you dont know, it ws Sir Winston Churchill.

    "Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die."
    Salvador Dali
  • Famous last words of James Dean
    "Vrooom vrooom vrooooooooom" :D
  • I think it more likely they were something like, "is that a car?" B)

    Great souls have little use for small morals
    - Aaron Burr
  • You have to be kind if you're strong

    Pippi Longstocking
  • Originally posted by manneman@Feb 8 2003, 10:56 AM
    You have to be kind if you're strong

    Pippi Longstocking

    OMG, we're really scraping the bottom of the barrel if we're quoting Pipi Longstocking now!!!!! :lol:

    Let me climb us back up a bit:

    "There is a net of love, by which we can catch souls"

    Mother Teresa

    Here's an other one I caught today, thought it was a really good one to share, especially these days!!

    "All of us who are concerned for peace, and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware of how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field"
    Albert Einstein
  • Ok Here is some that many people might not know but Darkraider might.

    " I am the patato man, you know this is true!"~Don't know how to spell his name.
    "Your pants look too tight. realy around the croch." " There sweaty know." " Oh, they don't look sweaty"~dido.

    See ya later :ph34r:
  • "Suppose you were an idiot...And suppose you were a member of Congress...but I repeat myself,"
    --Mark Twain
  • My old Drill Sergeant used to say... Remember Privates... There's a reason why they put "front towards enemy" on a claymore mine and you get to be in a foxhole next to him!


  • Heh heh heh

    "If life were fair, Elvis would be alive and all the impersonators would be dead."
    --Johnny Carson
  • Vanity, thy name is woman

    - Bill Shakespeare

  • Getting a bit personal there, aren't ya Mr. WrubberBall!? :P

    "Older women are dignified. They seldom have a screaming match with you at the opera or in the middle of an expensive restaurant. Of course, if you deserve it, they won't hesitate to shoot you if they think they can get away with it."
    -- Andy Rooney
  • "Practice makes perfect, but nobody's perfect...so why practice?"

    My sister
  • clean the kleenex.

    Me while sleeping
  • "Nothing says I love you like malt liquor"

    - The guy on the corner begging for change
  • My dad told me when I first started dating:

    "For every single beautiful woman out there, there is reason why a guy left her."

    I'm sure the same the apply towards men.

    Reality check... I'm sure my son will be dating soon :blink:

  • oohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh heres mine

    ''do ya feel luky punk?'' to old
    ''make my day''to old
    '' yeah but the animations real c--py'' southpark long longer and uncut
  • Outside of my dog, I don't trust anybody. Inside of my dog, it's to dark to play cards
    - Groucho

  • "It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes"

    -- Douglas Adams,
    Live, the Universe and Everything
  • ahh, nothin like moonshine from your own still!
    why simpson!
    chief Wiggum
  • It is our true policy to steer clear of foreign alliances with any portion of the foreign world.

    - George Washington
  • It is better to light a candle than complain about the dark.

    - ancient Chinese proverb

  • "Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself."
    --Alfred Sheinwold
  • Experience : The name men give to their mistakes.

    -The Current Oxford Dictionary
  • patience in a time of anger can prevent 100 days of sorrow
    - ancient chinese proverb
  • Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.

    - Albert Einstein
  • Man y'all silly suckers smell like shrimp butt.

    Jaime Madrox
  • Even in dreams, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar

    - Sigmund Freud

  • Not in Monica Lewinsky's dreams!! :lol:

    "Most people are about as happy as they make their minds up to be."
    --Abraham Lincoln
  • kickem and if ya cant kikem punchem if ya cant punchem killem and if ya cant kilem ................ run like h*ll

    - me
  • Originally posted by Susan B STAFF@Apr 18 2003, 10:49 AM

    Not in Monica Lewinsky's dreams!! :lol:

    Made me think of the Saturday night live skit on them showing how they were able to provide a DNA sample for Sadam and then showed a picture of Monica. :D
  • "if you cant dazzle them with brilliance baffle them w/bs"

    "friends come and go, but enimies accumulate"
  • Shoot straight you bastards and don't make a mess of it!

    - Harry Harbord Morant, last words
  • Shut the f :swear: k up! NEXT!

    - Denis Leary
  • This is one of my all time favorites.

    NEVER tomorrow! Live for today[quote]
  • inside somwer i know your all horribol and grussome but weer just not seein it

    'casper :clap:
  • "A woman drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her." W. C Fields.
  • When Life Gives you Lemons you clone those lemons and make super lemons. - Cinnamon J. Scudworth

  • "Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have."
    --Norman Vincent Peale
  • "Mario will never start shooting hookers!"

    George Harrison, American marketingboss for nintendo, commenting on the success of the Playstation2.
  • "Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they are always there." -unknown

    OR I guess on the same breath...

    A good friend will come bail you out of jail....... but, a true friend will be sitting next to you saying, "Damn...we f :swear: d up." -unknown
  • Originally posted by manneman@May 23 2003, 09:36 AM
    "Mario will never start shooting hookers!"

    [b]George Harrison, American marketingboss for nintendo, commenting on the success of the Playstation2.

    Just give it a few more years and Mario will be a hooker.

    "Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives"

  • "The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances."
    --Martha Washington
  • Chris Tucker(Carter): I'll be back.
    Jackie Chan(Lee): Carter I can't hold any more.
    Chris Tucker(Carter): I am back.

    Chris Tucker (throwing hankerchief): Wipe your self of you are dead.

    Chris Tucker (while Villan fall dead): You know you are dead.

  • Here's a really good one..... for us SK fans:

    Some people say that I must be a horrible person, but that's not at all true. I have the heart of a young boy. ..
    In a jar....
    On my desk.

    -- Steven King

  • Hehehe... loving your work, Suze :punk:

    I'm on a whisky diet.
    I've already lost three days.

    Tommy Cooper
  • Found these on a Computer geek (Yea I'm a geezer and and a geek) site that available for stickers (authors unknown) but I'll be ordering a few... Sorry for the long post but I couldn't decide which ones not to include and I figured ya'll would appreciate them.(PM me for the URL)

    Efforts, There's No End To What You Can't Do."

    You know you're an engineer if you have no life & can prove it mathematically.

    When I want your opinion, I'll beat it out of you

    We have enough youth. How about a fountain of SMART?

    Time flies when you are sick and psychotic.

    The universe is a figment of its own imagination.

    The ozone layer or cheese in a spray can. Dont make me choose.

    The box said "Requires Windows 95 or better." So I installed LINUX

    The beatings will continue until morale improves.

    Quiet - Alpha Geek at work.

    Press any key... no, no, no, not that one!

    Preliminary operational tests were inconclusive (the damn thing blew up)

    Obviously, you are incapable of assimilating the extent of my genius.

    NEVER, NEVER question the GEEKS judgement

    Make it idiot-proof, and someone will make a better idiot.

    If we aren't supposed to eat animals, why are they made of meat?

    I PROCESS, therefore I AM

    I dont know what your problem is, but I'll bet its hard to pronounce.

    I cant be fired,slaves are sold.

    Honesty is the best policy, but insanity is a better defense.

    ERROR: Keyboard not attached. Press F-1 to continue.

    Enter any 11-digit prime number to continue...

    Department of Redundancy Department.

    Deja Moo: The feeling you've heard this bullsh!t before.

    Dain bramaged.

    Chaos! Panic! Disaster! (My work here is done)

    Blessed are the Geeks, for they shall internet the earth.

    Alcohol & calculus don't mix. Never drink & derive.

    90% of being smart is knowing what you're dumb at.

    these are some posters and desk items.

    None Of Us Is As Dumb As All Of Us.

    "Hard Work Often Pays Off After Time, but Laziness Always Pays Off Now."

    If A Pretty Poster And A Cute Saying Are All It Takes To Motivate You, You Probably Have A Very Easy Job. The Kind Robots Will Be Doing Soon.

    Never Underestimate the Power of Stupid People in Large Groups.

    If We Don't Take Care of the Customer, Maybe They'll Stop Bugging Us.

    If You're Not A Part Of The Solution, There's Good Money To Made In Prolonging The Problem.

    It Takes 43 muscles to Frown and 17 to Smile, But It Doesn't Take Any To Just Sit There With A Dumb Look On Your Face.

    It Takes a Lot Less Time and Most People Won't Notice the Difference Until It's Too Late.

    There Are No Stupid Questions, But There Are A Lot Of Inquisitive Idiots.

    It's Always Darkest just Before it goes Pitch Black.

    It Could Be that the Purpose of Your Life Is Only to Serve as a Warning to Others.

    "When You Earnestly Believe You Can Compensate For A Lack Of Skill By Doubling Your Efforts, There's No End To What You Can't Do."
  • not funny I'm afraid but inspireing

    "Every man dies but not everyman truly lives"

    Instead of giving this credit I'll see if anyone can guess what movie this came from. :shy:
  • Originally posted by Sniper Viper@Jun 25 2003, 04:24 PM
    not funny I'm afraid but inspireing

    "Every man dies but not everyman truly lives"

    Instead of giving this credit I'll see if anyone can guess what movie this came from. :shy:

    Quite easy...

    Mel Gibson said that playing William Wallace in Braveheart.
  • They were brilliant Topper.

    let me know if you find
    It Could Be that the Purpose of Your Life Is Only to Serve as a Warning to Others. [/b]
    on a shirt.

    "I'm bored with it all." - Winston Churchill
  • some guy : "Luke (scrachy breath) I am your father."

    Luke "Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo"

    I wish I could remmeber who said this GOD :swear: it

    :hug: yong love how nice
  • "OK, Jackie.....we'll ride in the damned convertible. What's the worst that could happen?"

    - JFK
  • "Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at an Elingsh uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht frist and lsat ltteesr are in the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae we do not raed ervey lteter by it slef but the wrod as a wlohe."

    - Arrr, I knows not who's tell this be, but It be shown to me by three unrelated sources in the past couple of days...arrr.
  • " Let the snows fall deep, the rain drive down, and the wind buffet my cloak. I care not, for I've a road worth walking."
    -Drizzt Do 'Urden ( R.A. Salvatore)

    see ya later
  • "... I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work."
    -Thomas Alva Edison

    Driving fast isn't scary, it's the crashin and burnin that sucks.
    -Bumper sticker in a racecar

    Drive it like you stole it.
    -No Fear
    There are lots of other No Fear slogans I like.

    "There are those who look at things the way they are and ask why... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?"
    -Robert F. Kennedy

    "Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else does and thinking something different."
    -Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

    "The past is behind me, the future is ahead, all I care about is the present and if i'm walking in a straight line."

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