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"This is bad - very bad" - Bob, reboot

"Stay frosty" - Bob, reboot

"I don't believe in the no-win scenario." - Enzo, Bob, reboot, & Capt Kirk ST

"Let's show these brigands what it means to lock swords with the crew of the Saucy Mare! Open fire!" - Captain Capacitor , reboot

"My program, to mend and defend" - Bob, reboot

I always dream up there with the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even come close. - Henry Kaiser

"Nos morituri, te salutamus" (We about to die salute you) - Traditional Roman gladiator saying

"What you tell me about in the nights. That is not love. That is only passion and lust. When you love you wish to do things for. You wish to sacrifice for. You wish to serve." - The priest from Hemmingway's, farewell to Arms

"If people bring so much courage to this world the world has to kill them to break them, so of course it kills them. The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry." - Tenente Henry, from Hemmingway's Farewell to Arms.

"Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

I always dream up there with the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even come close. - Henry Kaiser

Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often more accurate than you are willing to believe. - Black, Claudia

Trust that still, small voice that says, "This might work and I'll try it." - Mariechild, Diane

I need to take an emotional breath, step back and remind myself who's actually in charge of my life. - Knowlton, Judith

A life making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing at all. - Shaw, George Bernard

Daring ideas are like chess men moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game. - Goethe

He who gains victory over other men is strong; but he who gains victory over himself is all powerful. - Lao-Tzu

When your bow is broken and your last arrow spent, then shoot, shoot with your whole heart. - Zen Saying

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. - Keller, Helen

You haven't failed till you quit trying. - Anonymous

I don't want to get to the end of my life and find that I have just lived the length of it. I want to also have lived the width of it as well. - Diane Ackerman

"The willow knows what the storm does not: that the power to endure harm outlives the power to inflict it." - Anonymous

"I come from the Net. Systems, people, cities, to this place: Mainframe. My format: Guardian. To mend and defend. To defend my new-found friends. Their hopes and dreams. To defend them from their enemies. - Bob, Reboot.

"There can be only one. Be seeing you." - Little Enzo to Matrix, Reboot

We do not remember days, we remember moments. - Pavese, Cesare

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. - John F. Kennedy

If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in bed with a mosquito. - Betty Reese

"I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win--if you don't, you won't." - Bruce Jenner, Olympic Gold Medalist, Decathlon

"One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I've believed ever since that living on the edge, living in and through your fear, is the summit of life, and that people who refuse to take that dare condemn themselves to a life of living death. - John H. Johnson

"The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple." - Oscar Wilde

"Many people would rather die than think; in fact, most do." - Bertrand Russell

We must love one another and die. - W.H. Auden

"Don't do things half-asssed. If a thing is worth doing at all, it's worth doing as well as you can possibly do it. Pick out something you think is worthwhile and do it or work at it with passion. Do it with all your might." - Hugh Young

"Man is not a machine... Although man most certainly processes information, he does not necessarily process it in the way computers do. Computers and men are not species of the same genus... However much intelligence computers may attain, now or in the future, theirs must always be an intelligence alien to genuine human problems and concerns." - Joseph Weizenbaum

"You've got to cry without weeping, talk without speaking, scream without raising your voice" - U2

"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." - Woodrow Wilson

A person starts to live when he can live outside himself. - Albert Einstein

A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason. - Thomas Carlyle

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Sir Winston Churchill,

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood. - George S. Patton, General

"Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding." - Kahlil Gibran

"Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don't even remember leaving open." - Rosa Lane

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes. - Robert Frost

A multiple personality is in a certain sense normal. - George H. Mead

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

"There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative." - W. Clement Stone

"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." - Helen Keller

"My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet." - Edwin Moses

"Why not be oneself? That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound why try to look like a Pekinese?" - Edith Sitwell

"Every now and then take a good look at something not made with hands - a mountain, a star, the turn of a stream. There will come to you wisdom, and patience, and solace, and above all the assurance that you are not alone in the world." - Sidney Lovett

"Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of the facts and evidence." - John Adams

"There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope." - Bern Williams

"You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens." - Ethel Barrymore

A scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar. - Lao-Tzu

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. - Walter Winchell

A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation. - Max Gluckman

"We attract hearts by the qualities we display; we retain them by the qualities we possess." - Jean Baptiste Antoine Suard

"All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players; they have their entrances and exits, and one man in his time has many parts." - William Shakespeare

"To do good things in the world, first you must know who you are and what gives meaning to your life." - Paula P. Brownlee

People are lonely because they build walls instead of dreams." - Unknown

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." - Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken"

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. - Theodore Rubin

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein

"People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within." - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

All or nothing! - German Proverb

All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing. - Maurice Maeterlinck

"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy." - Gen. H. Norman Schwartzkopf

All the survivors of the war had reached their homes and so put the perils of battle and the sea behind them. - Homer , The Odyssey, line 1

All things are difficult before they are easy. - Thomas Fuller , M.D.

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. - Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. - Judy Garland

Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you. - Cyril Connolly

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it. - William James

Always behave like a duck--keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath. - Jacob Braude

Always do what you are afraid to do. - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much. - Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

"Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him." - Aldous Huxley

An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. - Niels Bohr (1885-1962)

"Amor animi arbitrio sumitur, non ponitur."
(We choose to love, we do not choose to cease loving.) - Syrus

"It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail." - Peter Marshall

"Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even and one-upping, always makes you less than you are." - Malcolm Forbes

Although human life is priceless, we always act as if something had an even greater price than life. But what is that something? - Antoine de Saint Exupery

And though hard be the task, 'Keep a stiff upper lip'. - Phoebe Cary

"Est autem fides credere quod nondum vides; cuius fidei merces est videre quod credis."
(Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.) - St. Augustine, Sermones, 43, 1,1

Every oak tree started out as a couple of nuts who stood their ground. - anonymous

"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." - John Wooden

Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included. - Karl Marx

"The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been." - Alan Ashley-Pitt

"Accept failure as a normal part of living. View it as part of the process of exploring your world; make a note of its lessons and move on." - Tom Greening and Dick Hobson

Life is playfulness... we need to play so that we can rediscover the magic around us. - Flora Colao

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." - Jean Jacques Rousseau

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Be grateful for luck. Pay the thunder no mind---listen to the birds. And don't hate nobody. - Eubie Blake

Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. - Aesop

"You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love." - Henry Drummond (1854-1907)

"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the Earth are never alone or weary of life." - Rachael Carson

Ask yourself whether you are happy and you cease to be so. - John Stuart Mill

At last I know what love is really like. - Virgil