4/10/12: I don't need no sympathy. I won't cry and whine. Life's my light and liberty and I'll shine when I wanna shine. ("Trespassing" lyrics, Adam Lambert)
5/17/11: "My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass.' 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.' " -Harmon Killebrew
4/1/11: To embarrass justice by a multiplicity of laws or to hazard it by confidence in judges, are the opposite rocks on which all civil institutions have been wrecked.
3/25/11: There are three powers, only three powers on earth, capable of conquering and holding captive forever the conscience of [all people], for their own happiness -- these powers are miracle, mystery, and authority. (Brothers Karamazov)
1/12/11: His baby momma's car and crib is bigger than his.
You will see him on TV Any Given Sunday,
Win the Superbowl and drive off in a Hyundai.
She was spose to buy ya shorty TYCO with ya money.
She went to the doctor got lypo with ya money.
She walkin around lookin like Michael with ya money.
Should of got that insured got GEICO for ya moneeey.
If you aint no punk holla We Want Prenup. Source: Kanye West, Gold Digger
1/11/11: I asked you not to talk about the heat. Source: Body Heat.
1/9/11: I asked you to not talk about the heat. Source: Body Heat - misquoted
1/7/11: “The problem with Internet quotations is that many are not genuine.” - Abraham Lincoln
12/19/10: I was born with glitter on my face, my baby clothes made of leather and lace.
10/28/10: And when they grab you with those metals claws, you can't break free. Because they're made of metal. And robots are strong. (SNL insurance commercial parody)
10/18/10:Ward, I'm worried about the Beaver.
10/10/10: I used to stay up at night with my dad watching the old movies because he was a night owl and I was a night owl and we sat there and drank coffee and watched old movies until two o'clock in the morning.
9/25/10: Wouldn't make it through the vetting process of a freshman bong circle at Wesleyan (Source)
9/23/10: I don't want no dissension. Just dynamic tension. (Rocky Horror Picture Show)
9/15-ish/10: You can't junk-punch a guy in his man-business every time he orders a vegetarian sandwich from Subway, no matter how much he deserves it.
"Nec vitia nostra nec remedia pati possumus" ("We can bear neither our shortcomings nor the remedies for them"). (Livy)
The newly elected Thatcher takes her all-male cabinet to dinner. "I'll have the beef," says she. "What about the vegetables?" asks the waiter.
"They'll have the same."
2006: TWO WINGNUTS AND A MOONBAT, AND APPARENTLY, UNLIMITED LINKS
2005: WECK UP TO THEES!
Should have/could have been, but weren't:
Maybe this isn't such a hopeful moment in history. Really, it's something of a disappointment to know that when mankind--through noble struggles, grim sacrifices (and a lot of money-making)--does achieve such things as property rights, rule of law, responsible government, and universal education, the fruit borne of these splendid accomplishments is, um, me. (O'Rourke)