History Quotes / TheLawOfConservationOfDetail

4th Sep '15 9:18:53 PM intastiel
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-> ''He asked if he had any money with him, to which Don Quixote replied that [[AvertedTrope he had not a farthing, as in the histories of knights-errant he had never read of any of them carrying any]]. [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail On this point the landlord told him he was mistaken; for, though not recorded in the histories, because in the author's opinion there was no need to mention anything so obvious and necessary as money and clean shirts,]] [[FridgeLogic it was not to be supposed therefore that they did not carry them,]] and he might regard it as certain and established that all knights-errant (about whom there were so many full and unimpeachable books) carried well-furnished purses in case of emergency, and likewise carried shirts and a little box of ointment to cure the wounds they received.'' -->-- DonQuixote.
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-> ''He He asked if he had any money with him, to which Don Quixote replied that [[AvertedTrope he had not a farthing, as in the histories of knights-errant he had never read of any of them carrying any]]. [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail any. On this point the landlord told him he was mistaken; for, though not recorded in the histories, because in the author's opinion there was [[LampshadeHanging no need to mention anything so obvious and necessary necessary]] as money and clean shirts,]] shirts, [[FridgeLogic it was not to be supposed therefore that they did not carry them,]] them]], and he might regard it as certain and established that all knights-errant (about whom there were so many full and unimpeachable books) carried well-furnished purses in case of emergency, and likewise carried shirts and a little box of ointment to cure the wounds they received.'' received. -->-- DonQuixote. Literature/DonQuixote

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-> ''He asked if he had any money with him, to which Don Quixote replied Do you think that [[AvertedTrope he had not a farthing, as in the histories of knights-errant he had never read of any of them carrying any]]. [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail On this point the landlord told him he was mistaken; for, though not recorded in the histories, simply because I don't mention something in [[Literature/TheKingkillerChronicle the author's opinion there was no book]] it doesn't happen? If that's the case, then most of my characters really need to mention anything so obvious and necessary as money and clean shirts,]] [[FridgeLogic it was not to be supposed therefore that they did not carry them,]] and he might regard it as certain and established that all knights-errant (about whom there were so many full and unimpeachable books) carried well-furnished purses in case of emergency, and likewise carried shirts and take a little box of ointment to cure the wounds they received.'' [[NobodyPoops piss]]. -->-- DonQuixote. '''Creator/PatrickRothfuss'''
20th Jul '15 4:01:26 PM TinyTedDanson
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-->-- '''Creator/KurtVonnegut'''
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-->-- '''Creator/KurtVonnegut''' '''Creator/KurtVonnegut''' on short stories.

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->''"There's also a guy with a unique sprite there. So you know what THAT means."'' -->-- '''Creator/KurtVonnegut''' '''Chibi Soma''''s ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork 5'' [[http://www.gamefaqs.com/gba/924452-mega-man-battle-network-5-team-protoman/faqs/34008 walkthrough]]
25th Feb '15 5:31:10 PM DavidDelony
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-->-- '''KurtVonnegut'''
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-->-- '''KurtVonnegut''' '''Creator/KurtVonnegut'''
9th Jan '14 3:13:52 PM nighttrainfm
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moving to This is Reality
->''My own pretty words aside, life is no play. [[ChekhovsGunman We meet people once]], [[SubvertedTrope and never see them again]]. There is no shape to events, no point at which we turn to the audience for praise. No time at which we step behind the stage, to see the actors changing their wigs, and painting their faces, and muttering their lines.'' -->-- '''[[ShakespeareInFiction William Shakespeare]]''', ''ComicBook/TheSandman''
2nd Jul '13 5:53:54 PM Narutaki2012
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--> ''He asked if he had any money with him, to which Don Quixote replied that [[AvertedTrope he had not a farthing, as in the histories of knights-errant he had never read of any of them carrying any]]. [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail On this point the landlord told him he was mistaken; for, though not recorded in the histories, because in the author's opinion there was no need to mention anything so obvious and necessary as money and clean shirts,]] [[FridgeLogic it was not to be supposed therefore that they did not carry them,]] and he might regard it as certain and established that all knights-errant (about whom there were so many full and unimpeachable books) carried well-furnished purses in case of emergency, and likewise carried shirts and a little box of ointment to cure the wounds they received.''
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--> -> ''He asked if he had any money with him, to which Don Quixote replied that [[AvertedTrope he had not a farthing, as in the histories of knights-errant he had never read of any of them carrying any]]. [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail On this point the landlord told him he was mistaken; for, though not recorded in the histories, because in the author's opinion there was no need to mention anything so obvious and necessary as money and clean shirts,]] [[FridgeLogic it was not to be supposed therefore that they did not carry them,]] and he might regard it as certain and established that all knights-errant (about whom there were so many full and unimpeachable books) carried well-furnished purses in case of emergency, and likewise carried shirts and a little box of ointment to cure the wounds they received.''
2nd Jul '13 5:53:03 PM Narutaki2012
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--> ''He asked if he had any money with him, to which Don Quixote replied that [[AvertedTrope he had not a farthing, as in the histories of knights-errant he had never read of any of them carrying any]]. [[TheLawOfConservationOfDetail On this point the landlord told him he was mistaken; for, though not recorded in the histories, because in the author's opinion there was no need to mention anything so obvious and necessary as money and clean shirts,]] [[FridgeLogic it was not to be supposed therefore that they did not carry them,]] and he might regard it as certain and established that all knights-errant (about whom there were so many full and unimpeachable books) carried well-furnished purses in case of emergency, and likewise carried shirts and a little box of ointment to cure the wounds they received.'' -->-- DonQuixote.
20th Sep '12 4:06:54 PM SonicLover
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-->--''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}} [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=003190]]''
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14th Jul '12 1:12:12 PM FELH2
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-->-- ''TheOrderOfTheStick''
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-->-- ''TheOrderOfTheStick'' ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''
1st Jul '12 10:30:31 PM petersohn
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->'''Julio Scoundrél:''' And it just so happens that I am an airship captain myself, in fact. ->'''Elan:''' Really?? Wow, what are the chances? ->'''Julio Scoundrél:''' Pretty good, considering we wouldn't be having this scene if it didn't forward the plot in some way. ->'''Elan:''' Oh, right. -->-- ''TheOrderOfTheStick''
13th Apr '12 8:26:01 PM DavidDelony
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-> Each sentence must do one of two things: reveal character or advance the action. -->-- '''KurtVonnegut'''
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