Quote of the day:
The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western World. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity — much less dissent.
We are merely the stars' tennis balls, struck and bandied Which way please them.
All the day long,
Whether rain or shine
She’s a part of the assembly line.
She’s making history,
Working for victory
Rosie the Riveter.
I was always dreaming about very powerful people - dictators and things like that. I was just always impressed by people who could be remembered for hundreds of years, or even, like Jesus, be for thousands of years remembered.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
-Susan B Anthony
Don't waste any time in mourning. Organize.
It is a tribute to the humanity of ordinary people that horrible acts must be camouflaged in a thicket of deceptive words like "security," "peace," "freedom," "democracy," the "national interest" in order to justify them.
I think, Sebastian, therefore I am.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh.
-W H Auden
d**k: Sorry, I'm not interested in dance lessons.
Bruce: Wait a minute, d**k. The junior prom's coming up, isn't it?
d**k: Yes, but...
Bruce: Well, we don't want you to be a wallflower, do we? Dancing is an integral part of every young man's education.
d**k: Gosh Bruce, you're right.
-From the tv series Batman.
"We Americans claim to be a peace-loving people. We hate bloodshed; we are opposed to violence. Yet we go into spasms of joy over the possibility of projecting dynamite bombs from flying machines upon helpless citizens."
"If there's a buzzing-noise, somebody's making a buzzing-noise, and the only reason for making a buzzing-noise that I know of is because you're a bee."
We are more alike than unalike, my dear Captain. I have pores. Humans have pores. I have... fingerprints. Humans have fingerprints. My chemical nutrients are like your blood. If you p***k me... do I not... leak?
-Lt commander Data
You Are 70% Boyish and 30% Girlish
You are pretty evenly split down the middle - a total eunuch.
Okay, kidding about the eunuch part. But you do get along with both sexes.
You reject traditional gender roles. However, you don't actively fight them.
How Boyish or Girlish Are You?
You're just you. You don't try to be what people expect you to be.