My father gave me one piece of advice. He said "Always. .." No, he said "Never..." well actually he gave me two pieces of advice, I've forgotten the other one. But the important one is, "Never chase a man over a cliff".
My Patronus is a Frog
Your patronus takes the form of a Frog. A frog is remarkably adaptable--capable of undergoing an astonishing transformation from tadpole to adult frog, and is also equally content on land or in water. This adaptability is present in your personality, and as a result, you are comfortable in almost any situation. Because you are a genuinely easy-going person you make friends easily. You are cool under pressure and have little to no difficulty conjuring your patronus when one is needed.
On difficult ground, press on";
"On encircled ground, devise stratagems";
"On death ground, fight"
"On fiancée ground, run. Run like hell."
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits."
- Albert Einstein
"All power is the same. Magic. Physical strength. Economic strength. Political strength. It all serves a single purpose-it gives its possessor a broader spectrum of choices. It creates alternative courses of action."
— Jim Butcher (Proven Guilty)
"I wish I had a kryptonite cross, because then you could keep both Dracula and Superman away"
"We're now a quarter of an inch tall, and sixty four feet from the house. That's an equivalent of three-point-two miles. That's a long way. Even for a man of science." Nick Szalinski (Honey I Shrunk The Kids)
Dr. Egon Spengler: There's something very important I forgot to tell you.
Dr. Peter Venkman: What?
Dr. Egon Spengler: Don't cross the streams.
Dr. Peter Venkman: Why?
Dr. Egon Spengler: It would be bad.
Dr. Peter Venkman: I'm fuzzy on the whole good/bad thing. What do you mean, "bad"?
Dr. Egon Spengler: Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light.
Dr Ray Stantz: Total protonic reversal.
Dr. Peter Venkman: Right. That's bad. Okay. All right. Important safety tip. Thanks, Egon.
Rome did not create a great empire by having meetings, they did it by killing all those who opposed them
"Any plan where you lose your hat is a bad plan" Jäger
"The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain." Aristotle
"Knowledge is power, guard it well." Warhammer 40k, Dawn of War
One should respect public opinion in so far as it is necessary to avoid starvation and to keep out of prison, but anything that goes beyond this is voluntary submission to an unnecessary tyranny.
- Bertrand Russell
In solitude, where we are least alone. – Lord Byron
There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever. – Alfred Hitchcock
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain
"In the end, everything is a gag." - Charlie Chaplin
"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." - Napoleon Bonaparte
"Give me chastity and continence, but not yet." - Saint Augustine
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives." - Euripides
"He is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death." - H. H. Munro (Saki)
"I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter." - Sir Winston Churchill
"A pat on the back is only a few centimetres from a kick in the butt." – The Rules of Work (Anonymous)
"That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage; and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms."
- George Bernard Shaw
"If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope."
"The road to hell was ordered by the righteous, planned by the well-meaning, and paved with good intentions"
16th century proverb
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…it has no survival value; rather, it is one of those things that give value to survival. –C.S. Lewis
"Men are not disturbed by things, but the view they take of things."
- Epictetus(55-135 A.D.)
How do animals learn? Well, as long as they learn to taste good, I don't really care. - Crow T. Robot
"Like most intellectuals, he is immensely stupid!!" - Marquise de Merteuil.
"You must do everything yourself." (First rule of Alchemy)
"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance."
"...I took a wrong turn on the way to the bathroom and found myself in a beautifully proportioned room I had never seen before, containing a really rather magnificent collection of chamberpots. When I went back to investigate more closely, I discovered that the room had vanished. But I must keep an eye out for it. Possibly it is only accessible at five thirty in the morning. Or it may only appear at the quarter moon - or when the seeker has an exceptionally full bladder." Albus Dumbledore
ON HARRY POTTER:
Actually, I always wondered about needing to be thirteen before your guardians could send a permission slip along to visit Hogsmeade.
You apparently don't have an allowance if you're attending an expensive boarding school?
The school is too lazy to have additional minders for eleven or twelve year old children?
Hogsmeade's Chamber of Commerce couldn't handle the elevated tourism during school months?
Maybe students would get bored to tears after seven years of weekend visits and mounting boredom would make them invent new ways to get into trouble?
The curse of Antioch, and all who held and used the Wand, was that they would die by violence.
The curse of Cadmus, and all who held and used the Stone, was that they would take their own life.
Wait, What? Author: Publicola