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NM, I'd already used my reference earlier. Back to the drawing board.

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Who on earth has been telling you about the subconscious and wish-fulfilments?
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Old 02-29-2016, 06:06 PM
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To this day I don't know if he really wanted an elephant, or if it was just the most absurd and impossible thing to ask for he could think of on the spur of the moment.
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Money, power, sex ... and elephants.
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I am not afraid of worms, or even microscopic germs, but technicolor pachyderms are really too much for me.

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Don't you see what perpetual copyright implies? It is perpetual racial memory! That bill will give the human race an elephant's memory. Have you ever seen a cheerful elephant?
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My day can't get any worse. Let's see what we can do about yours.
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The first ten million years were the worst. And the second ten million: they were the worst, too. The third ten million I didn't enjoy at all. After that, I went into a bit of a decline.
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Yeah... look, Ripley, this is a multi-million dollar installation. He can't make that kind of decision. He's just a grunt! Uh, no offense.
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Old 03-02-2016, 12:19 PM
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You have to be careful who you let define your good.
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Sarah, be a pal. Tell me: Am I a good man?
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Old 03-03-2016, 03:42 PM
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Knowing is half the battle.
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I'm gonna need another explanation, one where my father isn't brought back from the dead!
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This explanation of deficiencies or abnormalities you will kindly accept.
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Old 03-05-2016, 08:37 PM
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I assume your hand print will open this door, whether you are conscious or not.
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Old 03-06-2016, 10:21 AM
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"The eye's gone again, too, isn't it? That, and the nerve repairs have been shot to hell again . . . And the arm. Anything else?"
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I swear I felt my bones creak, but I made it.
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It's not the years, honey, it's the mileage.
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I had the perfect life until I was in a coma for six years. And then I woke up, and found my fiancé married to another man. My son doesn't know who I am. Everything has changed, including me. One touch and I could see things. Things that happened. Things that will happen. You should see what I see...
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That's what's important, my new cookbook. And my husband, and my family, and making a perfect home.
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Old 03-09-2016, 09:03 AM
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"The thing is, Honor, the Reverend's come up with a solution for all our problems. Every one of them."

"He's what?" That's . . . hard to believe."

"Not really. You see, Honor, all you have to do is answer one question."

"One question?"

"Yes," Emily said softly. "Honor, will you marry Hamish and me?"
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I'm no physicist, but I think I have a solution!
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Isn't there a solution that doesn't involve bombing everyone?
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So this time he set the board so he'd arrive just a few minutes before the tragedy.
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Sorry, I keep forgetting that most people don't remember when we'll meet in the future. Wait, this is yesterday's future. I'm the one that's confused. Anyway, you're going to help me find calipers and tongs. No point in denying it, you've already agreed tomorrow. Are you willing to sell them? Five gold each, just like I told you next week.
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One thing that time travel teaches you is that time changes, people don't.

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Old 03-13-2016, 10:10 PM
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We should strive to welcome change and challenges, because they are what help us grow. With out them we grow weak like the Eloi in comfort and security. We need to constantly be challenging ourselves in order to strengthen our character and increase our intelligence.
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"Food and drink and happiness mean nothing to us. "
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Old 03-14-2016, 07:57 AM
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“Well, Ensign Zilwicki and I had dinner down on Montana with an old…acquaintance of ours an hour or so ago. And that acquaintance had brought along a guest with an odd request. It seems—”
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Old 03-14-2016, 08:18 AM
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Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn: "In his house at R'lyeh, dead Cthulhu waits dreaming".
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Old 03-14-2016, 06:24 PM
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Dreaming is a private thing.
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Old 03-15-2016, 03:06 PM
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Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?
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Old 03-16-2016, 12:35 PM
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I have no mouth and I must scream.
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Old 03-19-2016, 07:34 PM
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"When the Worlds Screamed"
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Old 03-19-2016, 07:40 PM
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Old 03-20-2016, 09:22 AM
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"We're here to get you out, My Lady."
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Old 03-20-2016, 09:25 AM
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Look, Your Worshipfulness, let's get one thing straight. I take orders from just one person: me
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Old 03-20-2016, 10:50 AM
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He's got a real problem with authority.
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You are not the President. No one who leads so many could possibly kneel so quickly.
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This is a time for serious people, Bob, and your fifteen minutes are up. My name is Andrew Shepherd, and I *am* the President.
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I'm brave! I am a brave president!
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Old 03-22-2016, 08:29 PM
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President's calling, Buckaroo.
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Old 03-23-2016, 08:31 AM
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"It seems we have an unanticipated visitor," Honor said simply, and expanded her own com's field of view.

For a moment, it failed to register. But then Elizabeth Winton's jaw dropped as she recognized the platinum-haired, topaz-eyed woman standing at Honor's side.

"I apologize for waking you up in the middle of the night, Your Majesty," President Elizabeth Pritchart said calmly, "but I think we need to talk."
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Stormgren was sleeping badly these nights, which was strange, since soon he would be putting aside the cares of office forever.
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That's the thing. You were out there for fifty-seven years. What happened was, you had drifted right through the core systems, and it's really just blind luck that a deep salvage team found you when they did. It's one in a thousand, really. I think you're damn lucky to be alive, kiddo. You could be floating out there forever.
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Do you want to understand how to swim, or do you want to jump in and start swimming? Only people who are afraid of the water want to understand it. Other people jump in and get wet.
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He was nearly undrownable already.
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"No, not really." She gave Nimitz one last swipe with the towel and shooed him out of her lap so she could stand.

"Fell in the poll, did he?"

"Not exactly. He decided to play ground attack with tennis balls, and the dastardly enemy's return fire shot him down."
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