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"A big book is like a serious relationship; it requires a commitment. Not only that, but there's no guarantee that you will enjoy it, or that it will have a happy ending. Kind of like going out with a girl, having to spend time every day with her - with absolutely no guarantee of nailing her in the end. No thanks."
"You know the worst thing about niggas, the worst thing about niggas? Niggas love to not know. Nothing makes a nigga happier than not knowing the answer to your question. 'Hey man, what's the capital of Zaire?' 'Shoot, I don't know that shit! I'm just keeping it real, just keeping it real.' Yeah, you're keeping it real, real dumb."
— Chris Rock makes the most of his N-Word Privileges, from "Bring The Pain" (1996)
“If you cannot write well, you cannot think well; if you cannot think well, others will do your thinking for you.”
Victor Sullivan: Lead on, MacDuff.
Charlie Cutter: Lay on.
Victor Sullivan: What?
Nathan Drake: Who the hell's MacDuff?
Charlie Cutter: Is there no bottom to your ignorance?
"I haven't read a book in 22 years. The last book I read was 'Oh, the Places You'll Go!' by Dr. Seuss.
"Dr. Seuss is overrated."
"All I know is the Places I'll Go don't involves libraries."
— Jay and Mike, Half in the Bag
"She lives very much in the 'now', and History, of course, is very much about the 'then'."
— Giles, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
"You know, if you actually studied, you'd get a few things done school-wise."
— Hobbes, Calvin & Hobbes: The Series, "Pharaoh Andrew"
Jerry: Look, I'm never going to be great at karate, or a great school person-"
-Kickin' It, "All the Wrong Moves"