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Archive for January, 2018

“The first thing you’re going to find

“The first thing you’re going to find when you explore the magical world is that a lot of what you know is true. The second thing you’ll find, though, is that nothing is as you’ve been taught.” – Cecilia Tan #qotd

“This is a guy whose entire career has

“This is a guy whose entire career has been dedicated to two timeless propositions. First, that there’s a sucker born every minute. Second, that the truth is whatever he can get away with.” – Bret Stephens #qotd

“To Oz.” – Robert C. Cooper #qotd #SG-

“To Oz.” – Robert C. Cooper #qotd #SG-1

“I’m beginning to feel like I somehow br

“I’m beginning to feel like I somehow brought a curse down on us. I show up, and suddenly bad things happen.” “I prefer to think that God knew bad things were going to happen, so He sent you,” “Well, then God has terrible taste in saviors,” – Mercedes Lackey #qotd

“I turned you to stone. You stepped out

“I turned you to stone. You stepped outside the stone. I turned you to desire. You saw me touch myself. I turned you into a tradition. The tradition devoured its children. I turned you to loneliness, and it corrupted into a vehicle of power.” – Leonard Cohen #qotd

“Tom Paris? Kathryn Janeway. I served w

“Tom Paris? Kathryn Janeway. I served with your father on the Al-Batani. I wonder if we could go somewhere and talk.”-Rick Berman #qotd #VOY

“no high school education is complete u

“no high school education is complete until you’ve chased your fellow students around the woods with toy guns?” – Peggy Nicoll #qotd #Daria

“So…’magic users’ eat pizza?” “Oh

“So…’magic users’ eat pizza?” “Oh yeah. With newt’s eyes and toadstools, though,” she said, completely deadpan for a moment. Then she burst out laughing. “My Goddess, the look on your face!” – Cecilia Tan #qotd

“My instincts are seldom wrong. But…whe

“My instincts are seldom wrong. But…when they are wrong, they are very, very wrong. It means that the creature they are wrong about is clever and duplicitous enough to fool anyone, even me.” Mercedes Lackey #qotd

“If fear prevents us from celebrating l

“If fear prevents us from celebrating life, we have already given in to the enemy.” – Diana L. Paxson #qotd