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Old November 20 2012, 11:56 PM   #16
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So does mine.

"I wish the first word I ever said as a baby had been 'Quote' so right before I die I could say 'Unquote'." - Steven Wright
I love it.


One of my favorite quotes of all time comes from the show Angel:

"If nothing we do matters, then all that matters is what we do."

Actually, that show has a lot of my favorite quotes.

"The world isn't as it should be. It's harsh and it's cruel. But that's why there are people like us -- champions. We live as if the world were as it should be, to show it what it can be,"
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Old November 21 2012, 04:14 AM   #17
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My sig says it all.
Agreed. I love that quote.

And obviously I think my signature quote has some merit.

Others that come to mind:

"True nobility lies not in being superior to other men, but rather, in being superior to one's former self."
- Hindu Proverb

"Let he who is without sin cast the first stone."
- Jesus

"Fiat justitia ruat caelum." (Let Justice be Done Though the Heavens Fall),
- Various attributions

"But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg."
- Thomas Jefferson
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Old November 21 2012, 04:33 AM   #18
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My sig says it all.
Agreed. I love that quote.
I find it uniquely appropriate here on this very board at times!
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Old November 21 2012, 04:45 AM   #19
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Re: Awesome Quotes

A quote that I could never actually share in everyday conversation because people would look at me really oddly, but does sum up my attitude to life nicely, comes from Edna Mode in the Incredibles

"I never look back, darling, it distracts from the now"
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Old November 21 2012, 04:56 AM   #20
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I liked this one so much I made it my sig.

The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. -Woodrow Wilson.
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Old November 21 2012, 06:18 AM   #21
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A quote that I could never actually share in everyday conversation because people would look at me really oddly, but does sum up my attitude to life nicely, comes from Edna Mode in the Incredibles

"I never look back, darling, it distracts from the now"
I always preferred:

"No capes!"
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Old November 21 2012, 06:23 AM   #22
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Every since I watched an early Stargate episode I've been saying, "Hail Dorothy!" whenever anyone does anything exciting, like finding their phone charger. It's starting to annoy people a lot
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Old November 21 2012, 04:23 PM   #23
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trampledamage wrote: View Post
A quote that I could never actually share in everyday conversation because people would look at me really oddly, but does sum up my attitude to life nicely, comes from Edna Mode in the Incredibles

"I never look back, darling, it distracts from the now"
I always preferred:

"No capes!"
Also useful advice!

I wish I could remember all of this to be able to actually quote it when I want to (just had to go look it up ) - it's said by Mr Willis, in the West Wing episode Mr Willis of Ohio

I think the problems that we're going to face in the new century are far beyond the Wisdom of Solomon, let alone me. But I think the right place to start is to say - fair is fair. This is who we are. These are our numbers.
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Old November 21 2012, 04:26 PM   #24
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"Don't try to be a great man, just be a man." - Zefram Cochran

I just feel that since we are in a trek website.
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Old November 21 2012, 05:54 PM   #25
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I once sarcastically coined the phrase "We're a government agency. Please leave your common sense at the front desk"
It became a rather big hit among my colleagues and is still being quoted, after 20 years. It even spread to other agencies and ministeries LOL.
At my old job, a few of us repeated the phrase, "No motivation, no pride."

Yet our productivity increased over the years. Pride in our work was our motivation. We just had lousy morale. Really lousy morale.
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Old November 21 2012, 06:03 PM   #26
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"Don't try to be a great man, just be a man." - Zefron Cochran

I just feel that since we are in a trek website.
Zefram.

Hand in your Trek ID.
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Old November 21 2012, 10:45 PM   #27
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"Good evening...ladies and gentlemen...Welcome to Yankee Stadium."

- Bob Sheppard
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Old November 21 2012, 11:02 PM   #28
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"Good evening...ladies and gentlemen...Welcome to Yankee Stadium."

- Bob Sheppard

Yes!

My grandfather got off a boat in 1920 & landed in Yankee Stadium. We are four generations of Yankee fans, encompassing every glorious era of Yankee baseball.

As I posted on Pinterest last spring, other families celebrate Easter or Passover.

My family celebrates Opening Day. At the only stadium that matters: Yankee.
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Old November 21 2012, 11:19 PM   #29
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^ OMFG, teya, I had no idea you were a Yankee fan!
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Old November 22 2012, 03:00 AM   #30
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"Don't try to be a great man, just be a man." - Zefron Cochran

I just feel that since we are in a trek website.
Zefram.

Hand in your Trek ID.
I actually copied/paste that straight from the internet, I didn't catch the mistake.
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