Friday, July 13, 2012

.22 Quotes from the Road

1. "You can't have too many primers". - Brigid.
2. "If your attack is going really well, you've walked into an ambush". -- Hannibal

3. The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those who, in time of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality  - unknown

4. "Remember children - Once you pull the pin, Mr. Grenade is no longer your friend." -B. Merkley

5. "Those who cherish freedom do not need to flame those who don't; We can though, through our questions and logic, help them to self-immolate". -Chris Bolton

6. "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf". George Orwell

7. To quote George Patton, "Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of mankind."

8. "It's not so much the Apocalypse, it's the humidity" --- MST3K

9. "An armed society is a polite society." Heinlein, from ""Beyond this Horizon""

10. "Where there's life, there's threat". - Blake's Seven

11."Get off a shot FAST, this upsets him long enough to let you make your second shot perfect." - Robert A Heinlein.

12."We are half asleep waiting on the doorstep of the 21st century Take a look at the ones who lead this nation They are the champions of mediocrity." - Rumors of the Big Wave

13. Save the whales, collect the whole set.

14."Curious, but in no way indecipherable." -- The Fearless Vampire Killers

15. "Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice, and moderation in pursuit of justice is no virtue." - (readers attributed this unknown one to Barry Goldwater - thanks!)

16. "No one escapes when freedom fails. The best men rot in filthy jails, and those who cried, 'Appease, appease!' are hanged by those they tried to please." - unknown

17. What happens if a big asteroid hits the Earth? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, I can assume it will be pretty bad. 

18."If you fortify your rear the enemy will attack you from the front". - unknown

19. "If the enemy is in range, so are you." - unknown

20. "Push to test."
"Release to detonate."

21. "There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence." - Jeremy S. Anderson

22. "I'm here to kick ass and chew bubblegum, and I'm all out of bubblegum." -  They Live