Quotes: Instant Awesome, Just Add Ninja
"First mistake: Never tell Galasso
what to do. Second mistake: Never presume a man does not have ninjas
at his disposal."
: There were no ninjas in Rumplestiltskin! Orson and Wade
: There are now!
: We haven't seen Rick in weeks. Ninja Rick
: That is because all ninja master the dark art of invisibility. Robin
: Being alone in your apartment and catching up on Naruto doesn't cut it, Rick.
"What a terrible world we live in where ninjutsu can't solve all our problems..."
"As of the 2009 movie, Sulu's totally a ninja. You just can't get cooler than ninja."
Hide in shadows
. Use ninja
skills on your mission. You're a ninja
! A NINJA! Cool
I'm more like a ninja!"
"I'm Live Wire; this is one sassy ninja you don't wanna tangle with!"
Remember the last Star Trek
game? El Disgusto
wanted to play a ninja. El Disgusto:
How could Star Fleet not have ninjas? It’s the only thing that keeps the Klingons from attacking in force.
Like all the other topics in this book, martial arts was a huge obsession of mine when I was growing up. Inspired by The Karate Kid
and the Ninja Turtles
(rebranded as Hero Turtles
to protect our delicate British constitutions), there was a period when all my pocket money went on karate magazines, and I could often be found practising clumsy kicks in the garden that I'd learned from library borrowed teach-yourself-tough manuals whose pages smelled of sour milk and low self-esteem. I don't know why I never thought to take actual classes. I think the DIY nature of big-screen training montages, where average Joes unknowingly molded themselves into black belt wizards by balancing on turtles or waxing cars led me to believe I could do it on my own. I have a vivid memory of a sunny afternoon spent 'painting' a fence with a brush dipped in plain water, using that same repetitive up-down motion that had unleashed the hidden power within Daniel-san, and figuring – wrongly, as it turned out – that I was making myself unpunchable...When I'm an adult, I thought, I'll have all of these weapons in my Kung Fu arsenal, and I'll be the coolest man alive! Boys will fear me, and girls will think me a proper hunk, defeating the bullies and the scrappy footballer kids with fashionable haircuts with my flying leap-kick.
—Stuart Millard, Smoke & Mirrors and Steven Seagal