Quotes: Prophetic Names
"You know, when you name your Son 'Jeeves', you've pretty much set up his life's path for him. What is he going to become...a hitman? 'Pardon me sir, but I'm afraid I must whack you.' "
— Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld
"I've always wondered about good characters that have evil sounding names, and then everybody always acts surprised when he turns evil."
"With a name like Applejack, I guess she was set up at birth to be put in that apple business."
"If your name sounds like anything, you will grow up to be a supervillain."
— Linkara, Atop the Fourth Wall.
"In the midst of all this, there was Bernie Madoff. An embezzler named 'made off'. Hmm... Was the name not a clue? Did he have to be with the accounting firm of Dewey, Fuckyou, and Howe?"
— Robin Williams, on Bernie Madoff and the 2008 financial crisis, Weapons of Self Destruction.