Quotes: Born in the Wrong Century
"Then the idiot who praises, with enthusiastic tone, "All centuries but this, and every country but his own..."
— The Mikado
, The Mikado
, "As Someday It May Happen" (aka "I've Got a Little List")
Hobbes: Of course, your dad thinks transportation should've stopped with the bicycle.
I'm a 21st century kid trapped in a 19th century family.
"I guess I just wasn't made for these times."
"It just wasn't Newt (Gingrich)'s year. His year was 1954."
"Me and him, we're from different ancient tribes. And now, we're both almost extinct. Sometimes... you gotta stick with the ancient ways. The old-school ways."
: Yeah, but in the year 3000, I had it all!
A major newspaper has kicked George Will to the curb over a recent column wherein the venerable conservative opinionator claimed that being a rape victim is a 'coveted status' that comes with 'privileges'... On one hand: 'Hooray!
' On the other, it's pretty telling that a newspaper in St. Louis is more tuned in and with-it than the opinion pages of the most prominent newspaper in our nation's ostensibly cosmopolitan capitol.
"Yes, Vince McMahon, self-made billionaire (ignoring the fact that his dad started the WWF and that he doesnít have anywhere near a billion dollars), chairman of a publicly-traded company, and 62-year-old adult living in 21st century America, could not tell the difference between his image on a screen and his actual self. With Vinceís poor understanding of how visual representations work, itís a wonder that he let himself be turned into an action figure, knowing how many stunners he would have to endure from Stone Coldís action figure. ""