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"Flag on the moon. How did it get there?"

"The Earth is large..."
Mohinder Suresh, Heroes

"War... war never changes. Or does it? The war has changed ... did it? The answer is no! Unless it is yes! No, of course it is! Is war! Yes! No! Yes?"

Shatner reaches a zenith of warped genius when he postulates that when on the mountain, the climber wants to “Envelop it within his body; he wants to make love to it.”... he goes back into whatever twilight zone he seems to have a part time residence in, ending things with a long winded, full of himself speech about... Hell, I’m a college graduate with a pretty damn respectable IQ, and even I don’t have the first damn clue what he’s blathering on about. I’m sure after you take a few hits off a joint it’s some pretty deep shit.

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"Mohinder needs to do a thing where he doesn't treat me to rambling stoner quasi-philosophy voice-overs at the beginning of every episode because it makes me dislike him as a person."

"Consider; can the universe be justifiably called infinite? Doubtful. It may not have a discernible end, but it had a beginning, and its component parts definitely have a limited cosmological shelf-life. Splitting hairs or not, if history tells us anything, it's that scientists often make very poor poets. We're all just a ship of fools chasing phantoms, heedless of what really underwrites natural law."
Okabe Rintaro, Steins;Gate

Jack: Is that clever?
Algernon: It is perfectly phrased!
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