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Amusing Quotes Thread
« on: 08 Oct 2012, 06:12 »

This is the thread for posting quotes which cause a wry chuckle as you read them. It may or may not be my alternative to getting a Twitter feed...

"Trusts may seem frightening, as once were fire or knives or one-man-companies". David Hayton on the terrifying concept of English trust law.
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #1 on: 08 Oct 2012, 06:54 »

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.

Terry Pratchett.
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #2 on: 08 Oct 2012, 08:56 »

I'll try not to bury you all under TP quotes - it might be hard, since I've still got half a dozen in the stack I bought left to read.

EDIT:

"Seized today. Elderly couple bought shrub at car boot sale, tended carefully-biggest cannabis plant we had seen!!" [email protected]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-19868327
« Last Edit: 08 Oct 2012, 14:38 by Pilchard123 »
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #3 on: 08 Oct 2012, 19:46 »

Life is far to important to take seriously. 

~Oscar Wilde
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #4 on: 08 Oct 2012, 21:39 »

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent

Attilla The Hun.
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #5 on: 09 Oct 2012, 03:04 »

"I am firm. You are obstinate. He is a pig-headed fool." - Katharine Whitehorn.
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #6 on: 24 Nov 2013, 20:49 »

"That may be the most important thing to understand about humans. It is the unknown that defines our existence, we are constantly searching, not just for answers for our questions, but for new questions, we are explorers."
-Cmdr Benjamin Sisko
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #7 on: 24 Nov 2013, 21:19 »

"Quotes on the Internet are often of uncertain provenance."
 - Abraham Lincoln
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #8 on: 24 Nov 2013, 21:21 »

"The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage." - Mark Russell.
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #9 on: 24 Nov 2013, 21:22 »

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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #10 on: 25 Nov 2013, 02:55 »

"Quotes on the Internet are often of uncertain provenance."
 - Abraham Lincoln

We have a winner. In fact, I'm stealing this to post on Facebook.
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #11 on: 27 Feb 2016, 22:46 »

Quote from: Ken White at popehat.com
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #12 on: 28 Feb 2016, 13:25 »

"There can be no justice so long as laws are absolute. Even life itself is an exercise in exceptions."

Captain Jean-Luc Picard
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #13 on: 28 Feb 2016, 13:28 »

"Memes. The DNA of the soul" - Monsoon (Metal Gear Rising)

(It's part of a very long winded speech about the life of the cyborgs and how "you and I are not so different" and all that shit that happens on vidyagaem, but the wording is just too epic)
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #14 on: 04 Mar 2016, 02:21 »

"My friends, as I have discovered myself, there are no disasters, only opportunities. And, indeed, opportunities for fresh disasters." Boris (BoJo) Johnson, Mayor of London
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #15 on: 04 Mar 2016, 09:07 »

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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #16 on: 04 Mar 2016, 12:04 »

"I seem to be having this terrible problem with my lifestyle."

Arthur Dent
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Re: Amusing Quotes Thread
« Reply #17 on: 04 Mar 2016, 18:23 »

"I'm sorry.  I didn't mean to."

-Marie Antoinette's last words

She stepped on the executioner's foot.
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