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“All the physicists on this list have committed suicide in the last two months,” General Chang said.
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Old 01-02-2020, 02:31 PM
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Each of us is aware he's a material being, subject to the laws of physiology and physics, and that the strength of all our emotions combined cannot counteract those laws.
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Old 01-02-2020, 10:48 PM
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You know, Albert, sometimes you can be such a putz...
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Old 01-03-2020, 07:45 AM
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Shut up, Big-booty, you coward!! You are the weakest individual I ever know!
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Old 01-03-2020, 05:03 PM
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You're too much of a coward to betray me.
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Old 01-05-2020, 06:56 PM
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Let's say he does not know his cellmates' subcells—Manuel, how many can he betray? Don't say he won't; today they can brainwash any person, and starch and iron and use him. How many?”
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Old 01-07-2020, 01:05 PM
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That's the worst thing they do to you, to any of you. Whatever those brain lesions are all about, the worst damage is done before they even pick up the knife: You're all brainwashed into believing you're ugly.
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Old 01-10-2020, 12:03 PM
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We came for the knife. We'll leave with it.
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Old 01-12-2020, 08:08 AM
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In one blurred motion, Stilgar had his crysknife out and pointed over the heads of the throng. “Long live Duke Paul-Muad'Dib!” he shouted. A deafening roar filled the cavern, echoed and re-echoed. They were cheering and chanting: “Ya hya chouhada! Muad'Dib! Muad'Dib! Muad'Dib! Yahya chouhada!"
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Old 01-14-2020, 06:37 PM
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The docking bay was now a seething sea of people. It rang to babble, and cheers, and cheerful hoots, and foot stamping. These soon picked up rhythm; a chant. "Naismith! Naismith! Naismith..."
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:37 PM
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Lord John Whorfin:
Where are we going?

Red Lectroids:
Planet Ten!

Lord John Whorfin:
When?

Red Lectroids:
Real soon!
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Old 01-16-2020, 05:23 PM
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She pushed her way impatiently through the throngs of gormless travelers choking the spaceport, desperation beading on her brow. She could feel her heart pumping in her chest, getting faster and faster as the panic set in. Panic that she wouldn't make it.
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Old 01-19-2020, 07:12 PM
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“I sailed upon oceans, and I thought no challenge could be greater, and now men sail the void between stars. Oh, how I remember them. The constellations burning so bright at night. How could I ever have known? God's creation has a majesty which lays men bare at his feet.”
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Old 01-19-2020, 07:45 PM
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When they signed up for the Emigration Board tickets Bob had joked: “A six month cruise? After a vacation like that we’ll be happy to get back to work!”—but somehow the sheer immensity of it all didn’t sink in until the fourth week out of sight of land. In those four weeks they’d crawled an expanse of ocean wider than the Pacific, pausing to refuel twice from huge rust-colored barges: and still they were only a sixth of the way to Continent F-204, New Iowa, immersed like the ultimate non-sequitur in the ocean that replaced the world’s horizons on October 2, 1962.
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Old 01-21-2020, 03:17 PM
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You think you're unworthy to lead because you're of different worlds. But that is exactly why you are worthy. You are the bridge between land and sea.
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Old 01-25-2020, 01:09 PM
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"We'll cross that bridge when we come it."

"No, the bridge is too well-guarded."
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Old 01-28-2020, 11:46 AM
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I am a Ranger. We walk in the dark places no others will enter. We stand on the bridge and no one may pass. We live for the One, we die for the One.
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Old 01-31-2020, 05:49 PM
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Kartr stamped on the dais. "Fairly substantial fable, don't you think? You are in the Hall of Leave-Taking now—look at the seats of the first star rangers, if you wish." He pointed to the chairs. "Read what is carved on the back of this one. Yes, this is Terra of Sol!"
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Old 02-01-2020, 07:23 PM
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Somewhere in the future
Far away from here
Trouble is waiting
On the last frontier

Into these worlds of unknown danger they ride
They're the Galaxy Rangers
Heroes in the sky

No Guts No Glory
No Pain No Gain
One for all, all for one
Riders on the range

No Guts No Glory
We're taking a stand
Ready to prove it again
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Old 02-04-2020, 06:27 PM
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My life changed yesterday, when you sat down next to me. I was dying, and you saved me. You did it through tenacity and sheer force of will. You picked me up, and you refused to put me back down again until I was able to walk. You did it for reasons I can't even fathom.

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Old 02-05-2020, 09:26 PM
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I began to read. And the universe changed around me.
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Old 02-06-2020, 07:51 PM
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All that you touch
You Change.

All that you Change
Changes you.

The only lasting truth
Is Change.

God
Is Change.
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Old 02-07-2020, 05:09 PM
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So get down there and do something right for a change.
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Old 02-10-2020, 03:55 PM
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How could a species that exterminates all mutated offspring have evolved?
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Old 02-10-2020, 06:50 PM
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My theory is that the Ancients unwittingly allowed humans to evolve on a planet with, uh, insect species on it. At some point the insects fed on humans and somehow incorporated our DNA into theirs. The Wraith are an evolution of that combination.
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Old 02-12-2020, 08:57 AM
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Help! Help me!
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Old 02-13-2020, 06:06 PM
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No, no it's my rescue, Bill.
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Old 02-14-2020, 02:44 PM
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That's it, man. Game over, man. Game over! What the fuck are we gonna do now? What are we gonna do?
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Old 02-17-2020, 04:39 PM
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Trust in the law!
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Old 02-18-2020, 05:39 PM
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“Your eyes can deceive you; don’t trust them.”
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Old 02-20-2020, 07:14 PM
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"Do you trust me?"

"I just met you. On the other hand, you have just saved my keister twice, so I owe you that much."
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Old 02-20-2020, 07:17 PM
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"As you can see, since Bender's death, requests to bite one's shiny metal ass are down 98%"
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Old 02-22-2020, 07:32 PM
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And the Old Man would bury us alive, too, if he thought that there was as much as a 53 percent probability that it was the Tree of Liberty he was nourishing.
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Old 02-24-2020, 04:31 PM
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Unable to attribute misfortune to chance, unable to accept their ultimate insignificance within the greater scheme, the people looked for monsters in their midst.
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