“Once upon a time laments about the pitiful condition of the Arabs were restricted to the printed media. Now more than 500 Arabic satellite stations broadcast their mournful dirge 24 hours a day, seven days a week.” –Al-Ahram Weekly
“[River comes out of a vision to find herself holding a gun, which Mal takes from her.]
Mal: Fully loaded, safety off. This here is a recipe for unpleasantness. [to Simon] Does she understand that?
River: She understands. She doesn’t comprehend.
Mal: Well, I’m glad we’ve made that distinction.” –Firefly
“[Book pulls out a rifle.]
Book: This should do.
Zoe: Preacher, don’t the Bible have some pretty specific things to say about killing?
Book: Quite specific. It is, however, somewhat fuzzier on the subject of kneecaps.”
This week’s quotes come courtesy of the wonderful sci-fi series Serenity.
“(Wash is playing with plastic dinosaurs.)
Wash: (as Stegosaurus) Yes…yes. This is a fertile land, and we will thrive. We will rule over all this land, and we will call it…this land. (as Allosaur) I think we should call it your grave! (as Stegosaurus) Ah! Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal! (as Allosaur) Ha ha ha! Mine is an evil laugh! Now DIE! (as Stegosaurus) Oh no, God, oh dear God in heaven…”