Quotes / The Snark Knight

"Stand firm for what you believe in, until and unless experience proves you wrong. Remember, when the emperor looks naked, the emperor *is* naked. The truth and a lie are not sort of the same thing. And there is no aspect, no facet, no moment of life that can't be improved with pizza."
—The personal creed of Daria Morgendorffer

"No, I didn't win. But at least I didn't make any new friendships."
April Ludgate, Parks and Recreation

"One desperate attempt after another to find something in common with someone else and then cling. 'Hey, you have ten fingers, I have ten fingers, let's be friends. We'll make rules and slogans. Then if we find someone with nine fingers, we can beat the crap out of them.'
Georgia Lass (on the topic of human contact), Dead Like Me

"After all, the fate of the world rests on my pitching... the world sure isn't worth much these days."
Kyon, Haruhi Suzumiya

"I want to believe that cynicism comes from loving the world too much to let it get away with less."
Rock, Paper, Cynic, this strip

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.

David: I'm also slowly coming to the conclusion that one writer does all the dialogue for Lois Lane... Everything she says sounds like an out of context bit of a dirty limerick.
Chris: Do you think it's the same guy who does Chloe's? Because I like to imagine two middle-aged dudes loosening their ties and rolling up their sleeves, sitting at desks across from each other, going back and forth to see who can be the most grating.
David: If it isn't, then they must have a Lois Lane Dialogue Style Guide:
* Use alliteration as much as possible
* Belittle and infantilize the opposition
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri on Smallville ("Scion")

"To live alone one must be a beast or a god, says Aristotle. Leaving out the third case: one must be both — a philosopher."