Quotes / The Complainer Is Always Wrong


Oh, we are the Buddy Bears, we always get along
Each day, we do a little dance and sing a little song
If you ever disagree, it means that you are wrong
Oh, we are the Buddy Bears, we always get along!
— Buddy Bears theme song, Garfield and Friends

The eye that looks ahead to the safe course is closed forever.
Paul-Muad'Dib, Dune

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher regard those who think alike than those who think differently.


This was the message of way too many eighties' cartoon shows. If all your friends want to go get pizza and you want a burger, you should bow to the will of the majority and go get pizza with them. There was even a show for one season on CBS called The Get Along Gang, which was dedicated unabashedly to this principle.
Mark Evanier on Garfield and Friends

"Spare me the thought of Doggett being contacted by God...I thought he was the one character that would left out of the spiritual experience loop, standing in the background with one eyebrow arched. Instead he's standing behind the altar like everybody else at the climax."
Joe Ford on The X-Files, "Providence"

"By the time he'd finished explaining why a new battleship wouldn't work, it probably would've been built and won two victories."
SFDebris on Chakotay, "Demon"