"Most people who go to great lengths because they think they are doing something important are actually doing something ridiculous. Let's just cut the crap and do something ridiculous."
"So, as of right now, it's Chinese Ichiro one hit, regular Ichiro no hits."
-Orestas Destrada, Game 1 of the 2009 World Baseball Classic
I want to start a band named Eponymous. The first album would just be the name of the band.
"Caution: Discontinue use if redness or irritation develop."
-Box of Hanes Mid-Thigh Leggings
Don't buy a bag of Swedish Fish. No matter your intention, you will open the bag, and will be unable to stop until you have eaten them all.
"The idea that the First Amendment permits government to ban publications that are "offensive" to some people puts an ominous gloss on freedom of the press. That test would make it possible to ban any paper or any journal or magazine in some benighted place. The First Amendment was designed "to invite dispute," to induce "a condition of unrest," to "create dissatisfaction with conditions as they are," and even to stir "people to anger." Terminiello v. Chicago, 337 U.S. 1, 4 . The idea that the First Amendment permits punishment for ideas that are "offensive" to the particular judge or jury sitting in judgment is astounding. No greater leveler of speech or literature has ever been designed. To give the power to the censor, as we do today, is to make a sharp and radical break with the traditions of a free society. The First Amendment was not fashioned as a vehicle for [413 U.S. 15, 45] dispensing tranquilizers to the people. Its prime function was to keep debate open to "offensive" as well as to "staid" people. The tendency throughout history has been to subdue the individual and to exalt the power of government. The use of the standard "offensive" gives authority to government that cuts the very vitals out of the First Amendment. 9 As is intimated by the Court's opinion, the materials before us may be garbage. But so is much of what is said in political campaigns, in the daily press, on TV, or over the radio. By reason of the First Amendment - and solely because of it - speakers and publishers have not been threatened or subdued because their thoughts and ideas may be "offensive" to some."
-Supreme Court Justice Douglas, dissenting in Miller v. California
"Mass media have a terrible impact on people who lack guidance."
--Folklorist Linda Degh
"Irredeemable Twat" would make an awesome lesbian band name.
βAlcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.β -Raymond Chandler