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1st Nov '16 2:37:25 PM Beedle
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->People may say I can't sing, but no one can ever say I ''didn't'' sing.
-->--'''Florence Foster Jenkins'''
28th Sep '16 6:42:45 AM MagBas
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->Who needs talent when you have this much passion?
-->--'''David [=McKendry=]''' on [[SelfDeprecation the poster]] of ''Film/Birdemic2TheResurrection''

->Nobody can add to the absurdity of this book, nobody can imitate it successfully, nobody can hope to produce its fellow; it is perfect.
-->--'''Creator/MarkTwain''', in the introduction to ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_As_She_Is_Spoke English As She Is Spoke]]''

->I first read this sentence nearly three years ago. Since then, I have read it once a week in an increasingly desperate search for meaning. But I still don't understand it.
-->--'''Nick Page''', ''In Search of the World's Worst Writers'', on the opening line of Creator/AmandaMcKittrickRos's ''Delina Delaney''

->I write in a genre that was not defined by me. The examples were not set out by me. They were set out 2,000 years ago by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. They were called the Greek tragedies...They went from those, to Shakespeare’s ''Romeo and Juliet'', then Jane Austen did it, put a new human twist on it. Hemingway did it with ''Literature/AFarewellToArms''. A Farewell to Arms, by Hemingway. Good stuff. ''That’s'' what I write…There are no authors in my genre. No one is doing what I do.
-->--Literary giant '''Creator/NicholasSparks'''

->Every once in a while we [[LiteraryAgentHypothesis turn up another P.D.Q. Bach manuscript]] in a monastery or attic. And every time we do, we have a great feeling of anticipation, a feeling of exultation, you might say. A feeling that this new piece we've found can't possibly be as bad as the last piece. But so far, every new piece we find of his lives up to the same low standards set by the previous one.
-->-- '''Peter Schickele''' on [[Music/PDQBach P.D.Q. Bach]], ''An Evening with P.D.Q. Bach''

->Me and Robin [Thicke] the whole time said,You know we’re about to make history right now. What’s amazing is I think now, we’re three days later and people are still talking about it.
-->--'''Music/MileyCyrus''' on her performance at the 2013 Video Music Awards

->It simply makes good business sense that where someone of my talent and ability was not going to be used to their capability or capacity, that a parting of the ways was inevitable.
-->--'''Wrestling/VinceRusso''' on [[{{Wrestling/TNA}} the end of an error]]

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14th Jun '16 8:04:07 PM PaulA
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-->--Nick Page, In Search of the World's Worst Writers, on the opening line of {{Amanda McKittrick Ros}}'s Delina Delaney

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-->--Nick Page, In -->--'''Nick Page''', ''In Search of the World's Worst Writers, Writers'', on the opening line of {{Amanda McKittrick Ros}}'s Delina Delaney
Creator/AmandaMcKittrickRos's ''Delina Delaney''
11th Mar '16 11:36:27 AM rjd1922
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->Who needs talent when you have this much passion?
-->--'''David [=McKendry=]''' on [[SelfDeprecation the poster]] of ''Film/Birdemic2TheResurrection''



-->--'''MarkTwain''', in the introduction to ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_As_She_Is_Spoke English As She Is Spoke]]''

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-->--'''MarkTwain''', -->--'''Creator/MarkTwain''', in the introduction to ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_As_She_Is_Spoke English As She Is Spoke]]''
7th Nov '15 8:11:10 PM nombretomado
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-->--'''[[Creator/RedLetterMedia Harry S. Plinkett]]''' on ''Film/StarTrekInsurrection''

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-->--'''[[Creator/RedLetterMedia -->--'''[[WebVideo/RedLetterMedia Harry S. Plinkett]]''' on ''Film/StarTrekInsurrection''
10th Aug '15 6:38:16 AM Morgenthaler
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->I write in a genre that was not defined by me. The examples were not set out by me. They were set out 2,000 years ago by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. They were called the Greek tragedies...They went from those, to Shakespeare’s ''Romeo and Juliet'', then Jane Austen did it, put a new human twist on it. Hemingway did it with ''AFarewellToArms''. A Farewell to Arms, by Hemingway. Good stuff. ''That’s'' what I write…There are no authors in my genre. No one is doing what I do.

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->I write in a genre that was not defined by me. The examples were not set out by me. They were set out 2,000 years ago by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. They were called the Greek tragedies...They went from those, to Shakespeare’s ''Romeo and Juliet'', then Jane Austen did it, put a new human twist on it. Hemingway did it with ''AFarewellToArms''.''Literature/AFarewellToArms''. A Farewell to Arms, by Hemingway. Good stuff. ''That’s'' what I write…There are no authors in my genre. No one is doing what I do.
22nd Jul '15 11:08:19 PM johnnyfog
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-->--'''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''' on ''Star Trek: Enterprise'', "A Night in Sickbay"

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-->--'''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''' on ''Star Trek: Enterprise'', ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise'', "A Night in Sickbay"
22nd Jul '15 11:07:54 PM johnnyfog
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->Bakula calls it a "magical little episode". Oh, yes, I'm sure there was magic involved. {{Black magic}}, perhaps.
-->--'''''Website/TheAgonyBooth''''' on ''Star Trek: Enterprise'', "A Night in Sickbay"
14th Jul '15 7:42:15 AM johnnyfog
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->If you are having a bad day you simply have to watch the second episode of The Time Monster with the commentary switched on. John Levene's solo effort is a joy to behold because he seems to think that this is some kind of forgotten gem and his personal contributions are the work of a skilled actor at the height of his powers.

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->If you are having a bad day you simply have to watch the second episode of The Time Monster with the commentary switched on. John Levene's solo effort is a joy to behold because he seems to think that this is some kind of forgotten gem and his [[SpearCarrier personal contributions contributions]] are the work of a skilled actor at the height of his powers.
14th Jul '15 7:33:17 AM johnnyfog
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->Bad films are easy to make, but a film as unpleasant as ''Film/BabyGeniuses'' achieves a kind of grandeur.
-->--'''Creator/RogerEbert'''

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->Bad films are easy to make, but a film as unpleasant as ''Film/BabyGeniuses'' achieves a kind of grandeur.
-->--'''Creator/RogerEbert'''

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