Quotes / Boomerang Bigot

All Cretans are liars.
Epimenides the Cretan, oldest recorded joke

Film—Live-action

"Did you know he's a halfblood? Voldemort? Yeah, his mum was a witch, but his dad was a muggle. Or did he tell you lot he was pureblood?"

Literature

"Never never never be ashamed you're Jewish, because it's enough that I'm ashamed you're Jewish."

Carrot: You know the Hooms? The street gang? They initiated their first troll member.
Vimes: What? I thought they went around beating up trolls! I thought that was the whole point!
Carrot: Well, apparently young Calcite likes beating up trolls too.

"Years later, when he led a famous league side out to play Celtic, this same corporal, having said his Hail-Mary and fingered his crucifix, instructed his team, "Awright fellas, let's get stuck intae these Papes." There is a lesson in team spirit there, if you think about it."

Live-action TV

"Oh, listen to Mary Poppins. He's got his crust all stiff and upper with that Nancy-boy accent. You Englishmen are always so bloody hell, sodding, blimey, shagging, knickers, bollocks— (blinks) Oh god, I'm English."
Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer ("Tabula Rasa")

"Iím not about to hire you if your name is Watermelondrea. Itís just not going to happen."
Raven-Symoné, The View

"And itís a good thing for Raven that the producers of The View didnít say, ďIím not about to hire you if you come in here looking like Foghorn Leghornís daughterĒ when considering her for the job."
Michael K., "Raven-Symoné Isnít Going To Hire You If Youíve Got A ďGhettoĒ Name"

Stand-Up Comedy

"Who's more racist, white people or black people? Black people, and I'll tell you why: It's because WE hate black people, too!"
Chris Rock, "Niggas vs. Black People"

Web Original

"In order for this joke to work, Carlos is taking for granted that we already know something about Mexicans having sex with pigs. Is that a real stereotype? If it is, and we also assume that swine flu comes from pig sex, then yes, those same people might also fuck a donkey and create a donkey flu. I see what he was going for, it just seems like a lot of hoops to jump through in order to create a reality where the line makes sense...where's the joke? That someone fucked an animal? Of course they did! That's what we do here!"

"The ultimate irony of gay liberation is that it has made it possible for straight people to create more fluid gender, sexual and social identities, while mainstream gay people salivate over state-sanctioned Tiffany wedding bands...Of course, Christian fundamentalists make no distinction between diesel dykes and Diesel jeans, or, to be more direct — they think all queers are gonna burn in hell, Tiffany or no Tiffany. Every time gay marriage proponents patiently explain to Fundamentalists, 'One, two — we're just like you — three, four — we bash queers more!' the Christian Right gains authority."

"If WM/Afs are something sick and evil, it is only rational that something sick and evil should result. Nothing good can come of pure evil. I am the outcome of all that is evil in the world. Iím pure blackness. I wish me ill."

Web Video

"Which one is actually composed of people interested in the artistry of music, and not northern twats? (I'm allowed to say "northern twats" because I'm from the north—well, my mum was from the north. She's a twat.)"
Ben Croshaw on the differences between blur and Oasis

Western Animation

White Reporter: So... in your opinion, Black People are-
Uncle Ruckus: CURSED. CURSED. CUUUUURSED.
Uncle Ruckus, Black man, The Boondocks

Real Life

"It is the greatest triumph of anti-Semitism that is has brought the Jews to view themselves with anti-Semitic eyes."
Max Nordau in 1986

"Apparently some people were offended when I kind of called the new Pope a motherfucker yesterday! I am sorry I offended a few of you, but you have to understand that while I respect other people and their faith, but I'm not going be reverent towards an institution which I disagree with on a fundamental level. Also, I was raised catholic so I'm allowed to poke fun if I want to."

"Who drafted me as a gay icon? You are looking at the world's greatest homophobe."
Michelle Shocked

"I feel repugnance for the critic John Simon, who made it a specialty to attack the way actors look. They can't help how they look, any more than John Simon can help looking like a rat."


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