The great quote sharing thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Surenu, Jul 21, 2017.

  1. Luna Celestica

    Luna Celestica Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    "[The universe was made] by some snot-nose kid in their parent's basement in some alien civilization who's bored and they're more advanced than we are and they have way more computing power than we do, and so they program in enough detail to completely simulate every molecule in this universe and we are here for their entertainment. How else can you explain where things are going on just fine in the world and then all of the sudden there's a complete disruption. Culturally, politically, economically, a complete disruption! I think they throw it in for entertainment, that's what I think." - Neil deGrasse Tyson
  2. Roskii Heiral

    Roskii Heiral Heliosphere

    Very applicable to 2017:

    Captain Jean-Luc Picard: You know, there are some words I've known since I was a schoolboy: "With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all irrevocably." Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie, as wisdom and warning. The first time any man's freedom is trodden on, we're all damaged. I fear that today...

    For full context, see the Star Trek TNG episode: The Drumhead
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  3. Surenu

    Surenu The End of Time

    "Isoja kaloja kannattaa pyytää vaikkei saisikaan." meaning "Big fish are worth fishing even if you don't catch one." - Finnish proverb.
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  4. Audioshake

    Audioshake Void-Bound Voyager

    "Every account on reddit is a bot except you."

    - Some bot on Reddit

    Not necessarily inspiring or anything, but the thread it came from is super meta.
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  5. Dragon_Knight02

    Dragon_Knight02 Space Spelunker

    The deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation. You are not discovering yourself, but creating yourself anew. Seek therefore, not to find out Who You Are, but seek to determine Who You Want to Be. - Neale Donald Walsch
  6. D.M.G.

    D.M.G. Master Astronaut

    "Avant, j'étais vieux, vieillard, voire même vénérable. Aujourd'hui je suis retraité."
  7. Nibolas O Anelbozas

    Nibolas O Anelbozas Spaceman Spiff

    "what's the worse that could happen?"
    -a deceased man
  8. Surenu

    Surenu The End of Time

    Forum language is English, please provide a translation before the mods show up and scold you ~
  9. D.M.G.

    D.M.G. Master Astronaut

    "Before, I was old, elder, even venerable. Now, I'm simply retired."
  10. Roskii Heiral

    Roskii Heiral Heliosphere

  11. Biirdy Daysleeper

    Biirdy Daysleeper Weight of the Sky

    "Video my old enemy ! I thought you were dead !"

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  12. DimitriKrevev

    DimitriKrevev Void-Bound Voyager

    towards the end would probably be more fitting :nuruawe:
  13. D.M.G.

    D.M.G. Master Astronaut

    I guess so
  14. D.M.G.

    D.M.G. Master Astronaut

    "You can trust a publisher as far as you can throw them" -Jim Sterling
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  15. MilkCalf

    MilkCalf Supernova

    "I'll show you a God who falls asleep on the job
    And how can we win when fools can be kings?
    Don't waste your time or time will waste you

    No one's gonna take me alive
    The time has come to make things right
    You and I must fight for our rights
    You and I must fight to survive"

    "And I've had recurring nightmares
    That I was loved for who I am
    And missed the opportunity
    To be a better man"

    -Muse, Knights of Cydonia and Hoodoo (in order), written and sang by Matt Bellamy.
  16. Omicron445

    Omicron445 Pangalactic Porcupine

    "Are you trying to change my gender?" - My friend.

    Anything's a quote if you take it out of context.
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  17. Roskii Heiral

    Roskii Heiral Heliosphere

    I'm more interested in your reply and how you planned on accomplishing your task
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  18. Pangaea

    Pangaea Forum Moderator

    "Anything's a quote if you take it out of context." - Some internet person

    I think about this quote a lot.
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  19. Roskii Heiral

    Roskii Heiral Heliosphere

    Its kinda silly. Anything that anyone said ever is a quote, whether its in context or not.
  20. The Purple Dragon

    The Purple Dragon Master Astronaut

    That is literally what a quote is, what someone else once said.

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