The Quote

“Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading.”

– Babe Ruth

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”

– Marcus Aurelius

“It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.”

– H.L. Mencken

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.”

– Dr. Suess

Trent: So, what’d you think of that Dorothy girl?

Mike: The whole Judy Garland thing kinda turned me on. Does that make me some kind of fag?
Trent: No, baby, you’re money.
– Swingers (2002)

Will Turner: “This is either madness… or brilliance.”
Jack Sparrow: “It’s remarkable how often those two traits coincide.”

Pirates of the Caribbean (2003)

Annie: “The world is made for people who aren’t cursed with self-awareness.”
– Bull Durham (1988)

Dr. Jennifer Melfi: “Do you have any qualms about how you actually make a living?”
Tony Soprano: “Yeah. I find I have to be the sad clown: laughing on the outside, crying on the inside.”

-The Sopranos (Season 1, Episode 1)

“Nothing is as obnoxious as other people’s luck.”
– F. Scott Fitzgerald

“As for you, my galvanized friend, you want a heart. You don’t know how lucky you are not to have one. Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable.”
– The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900)

Ricky Bobby: From now on, it’s Magic Man and El Diablo.
Cal Naughton, Jr.: What does El Diablo mean?
Ricky Bobby: It’s like Spanish for like a fighting chicken.

– Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby (2006)

“I looked up fubar in the German dictionary and there’s no fubar in here.”
– Cpl. Timothy Upham, “Saving Private Ryan” (1998)

“I’m not normally a praying man, but if you’re up there, please save me, Superman.”
– Homer Simpson

“When people used to see Wake Forest on the schedule, they used a pen to mark down a ‘W.’ We’re at the point now where we at least make them use a pencil.”
– Jim Grobe

“Woody: Jack Frost nipping at your toes, Mr. Peterson?”
“Norm: Yeah, now let’s get Joe Beer nipping at my liver.”

– Cheers