Monday, March 16, 2009

Favourite Quotations (originally on my Facebook profile)

Laozi: "A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step"
(Taoist philosopher, China, 4th Century B.C.)

Brian: "Excuse me. Are you the Judean People's Front?"
Reg: "Fuck off! We're the People's Front of Judea."
- Life of Brian

Spectator I: I think it was 'Blessed are the cheesemakers'.
Mrs. Gregory: Aha, what's so special about the cheesemakers?
Gregory: Well, obviously it's not meant to be taken literally; it refers to any manufacturers of dairy products.
- Life of Brian
Brian: I am NOT the Messiah!
Arthur: I say you are Lord, and I should know. I've followed a few.
- Life of Brian

John Cleese: "600 years ago we would have been burned for this (Life of Brian). Now, what I'm suggesting is that we've advanced."
- Defending the film on a BBC chat show in 1979


Pat Shortt: "Don't worry, Father. It's my money. I just couldn't be bothered filling out the forms."
- Father Ted


Troy McClure: "Don't kid yourself, Jimmy. If a cow ever got the chance, he’d eat you and everyone you care about!" (The Simpsons)

Milhouse: "Remember the time he ate my goldfish? And you lied and said I never had goldfish. Then why did I have the bowl, Bart? *Why did I have the bowl?*" (The Simpsons)

McBain as 'Radioactive Man' (The Simpsons):
"UP and AT THEM!!"
"My eyes! My eyes! The goggles do nothing!"


"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." - George W Bush

"There's an old saying in Tennessee — I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can't get fooled again." - George W Bush