Archive for the ‘Great Men’ Category

Herbert Vogel

May 23, 2010

“It had to be affordable and had to fit into the appartment” – Herbert Vogel

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Daniel Kitson

January 21, 2010

We Are Gathered Here.
By Daniel Kitson.

Everyone you have ever known will die.
And so will you.

And yet we dance in the looming shadows of mortality, we dance and we talk and we eat and we argue. We read books. We care for people. We buy houses. We plant trees and we start to drive and we learn how to make milk frothy. Because something, somewhere in the middle of it all has to matter. As our seconds and minutes and days slip by, something has to be important. And who are we to giggle and point and sneer at what others have found to care about? Who is to say what is beneath us, what is not worthy of our hearts?

Everybody needs something to hold when it gets dark, so who am I, who are any of us, to point at anything and call it facile or redundant or stupid or rubbish?

Even when it quite clearly is.

– Daniel Kitson

Chesley B. Sullenberger III

January 7, 2010

“Brace for impact” – Chesley B. Sullenberger III

John McClane

December 11, 2009

“Yippy Ka Yay muthafucka” – John McClane

Don Logan

April 4, 2009

 

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“You’re on two per cent, two and a half, maybe even three. Depends on the usual bumflufferies. It’s not about the money with you and me is it, Gal? It’s the charge, it’s the bolt, it’s the buzz, it’s the sheer fuck off-ness of it all. Am I right?” – Don Logan

Alonzo Clemons

January 14, 2009

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Phil “The voice of cycling” Liggett

January 11, 2009

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“To wear the yellow jersey is to mingle with the gods of cycling” – Phil Liggett

George Carlin

December 18, 2008

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“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”  – George Carlin

James Randi

November 21, 2008

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Andy Sipowicz

November 20, 2008

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Lt. Arthur Fancy: I just got a call from the Federal Marshals’ office. What the hell were you doing at Giardella’s hotel? 

Det. Andy Sipowicz: I was in the neighborhood. 

Lt. Arthur Fancy: I don’t get you, Sipowicz. You know you’re on probation, and you still go over there and put on a Bozo act!

Simon Day

November 18, 2008

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Steven Wright

November 17, 2008

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Babies don’t need a vacation, but I still see them at the beach… it pisses me off! I’ll go over to a little baby and say ‘What are you doing here? You haven’t worked a day in your life!’ – Steven Wright

Captain Joshua Slocum

November 17, 2008

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“And now, without having wearied my friends, I hope, with detailed scientific accounts, theories, or deductions, I will only say that I have endeavoured to tell just the story of the adventure itself.” – Captain Joshua Slocum

Sheldon Brown

November 16, 2008

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www.sheldonbrown.com