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Don's Tagline Collection XV (2004)

And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. -Nietzsche.

I'm the player to be named later. -- 'Crash' Davis

"A classical education is no longer relevant. What do the hoi polloi in modern, metropolitan, democratic America need with a knowledge of Greek?" -JMO'C

Cats are not out to take over the world.
It's already theirs. We just get to live here, too.

“...just like the Greeks at Troy, only they were in a horse instead of dresses."
-Pirates of the Caribbean

"Some days you win. Some days you lose. And sometimes... it rains."
-Ebby Calvin "Nuke" LaLoosh

"We are always getting ready to live, yet never really living"

"...Love like you've never been hurt, Dance like nobody is watching."

"If You ever wonder why we ride the carousel, We do it for the stories we can tell."

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant.

The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement.

There are two kinds of pedestrians - the quick and the dead.

Life is sexually transmitted.

Men have two emotions: Hungry and Horny. If you see him without an erection make him a sandwich!

Get the last word in: Apologize.

Some people are like Slinkies . . . not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you see one tumble down the stairs

"this book is crap, the pages are paper thin!" Stacey

Have you not noticed since everyone has a camcorder these days no one talks about seeing UFOs like they use to.

Whenever I feel blue, I start breathing again.

All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.

Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and a substantial tax cut saves you thirty cents?

How is it one careless match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box to start a campfire?

"Bother," said Pooh, when he looked up his name in the dictionary.

"The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions, and not our circumstances." - Martha Washington

If swimming is so good for your figure, how do you explain whales?

"Just stick it in their mouth and tell them to suck..."
"...then nip the tip!" -The Waterbearers

"Politically Correct" is a contradiction in terms.

We could learn a lot from crayons:
Some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, some have weird names, and all are different colors, but they all have to learn to live in the same box.

Saudi Arabia, Yemen, The United States and Pakistan all execute minors. Come on Pakistan, we know you can do better than that.

Baxt hai sastimos tiri patragi
(to Wish luck and good health)

A limerick of classic proportion
should have meter and rhyme and a portion
of humor quite lewd
and an impossibly crude
impossible sexual contortion
- David Gerrold

A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort. -Herm Albright

No, no, you're not thinking, you're just being logical. -Niels Bohr

"Davis has a $38 Billion deficit and he's the devil.
Bush has a $600 Billion deficit and he's Churchill."
(How's that again?!?)

"Expectate Vates, ex quibus Futurum cresit"
Watch for the Dreamers, from them the Future comes.

"Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so."
- Ford Prefect, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Don't everyone thank me at once! - Han Solo

Life isn't like a box of chocolates... It's more like a jar of jalapenos.
What you do today might burn your ass tomorrow.

Dogs may have kept us company on the hunt, but it was the cats who insisted we invent houses and discover fire. -- Kiem Tran

"Speak your mind, even if your voice shakes."

"You are young and you are the future. So suck it up and tough it out, and be the best you can"
- John Mellencamp, "Minutes to Memories"

"Floating, falling,sweet intoxication!
Touch me, trust me, savor each sensation!
Let the dream begin, let your darker side give in
to the power of the music that I write -
the power of the music of the night . . ."
- Phantom of the Opera

There are three kinds of men:
1. The ones that learn by reading.
2. The few who learn by observation.
3. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves." --Will Rogers

"All debts paid in full!" Meant of course in the broadest possible sense. -Torvaldr

Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don't matter at all, because once you are Real you can't be ugly, except to people who don't understand. -- from The Velveteen Rabbit

It all sounds rather naive and sentimental to be talking about children laughing and dancing and singing together when we all know perfectly well that what children do in real life is snarl and take drugs.
- Douglas Adams, _The Salmon Of Doubt_

“Being evil means it can be Christmas every day!” –Lord Greg, the one whom lusers should phear

"And I shall wear the granite gown and limestone bodice of MacMiggins, Queen of all the herds!" - Mrs. Miggins, "Blackadder III: Duel & Duality."

"I have grown weary of all the evil in the cosmos. All the cruelty, all the suffering, all those endless gravel quarries." - Doctor Who (# 9)

"Running is not fun. Running is something you do when a man is chasing you with a knife." - Ardal O'Hanlon

"The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve."
-- Albert Schweitzer

"We've got a blind date with destiny, and it looks like she's ordered the lobster!" -- The Shoveler, Mystery Men

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone. -- Bill Cosby"

I've been in hospitals. They take away your pants. Then they hurt you and starve you and expose you to disease. Then they bill you. A lot.

No trees were killed in the sending of this message. However, a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

The shortest answer is doing.

"Life's a Dance you learn as you go... Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow!"

"Being Powerful is like being a Lady, if you have to tell people you are, you aren't." M. Thatcher.

"Of course you think you're the center of the Universe; you're standing next to me." - Vivian Freeman, 2003

"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - Hunter S. Thompson

"People demand freedom of speech to make up for the freedom of thought which they avoid."
- Soren Aabye Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

'Name a shrub after me; something tough and prickly and hard to eradicate'
--James Aubrey, Capt. HMS Surprise

"In the service, you must always choose the lesser of two weevils!"
-- Captain Jack Aubrey, Master and Commander

Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. -- G. K. Chesterton

So many great minds, so few gutters…

"You made a woman MEOW?!?!?!"
- Jess (Bruno Kirby) "When Harry Met Sally"

"Sooner or later, everyone has to face the music. When it's my turn, I'm going to sing!" - Anonymous

"I have grown weary of all the evil in the cosmos. All the cruelty, all the suffering, all those endless gravel quarries. " - Doctor Who (# 9)

"Human errors can only be avoided if one can avoid the use of humans"
-- Parnas and Clements "A Rational Design Process: How and Why to Fake it"

All obstacles not foreseen will be tripped over. -- Alanna Welenc

I loathe people who keep dogs. They are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves. - August Strindberg

"Whenever there is a simple error that most laymen fall for, there is always a slightly more sophisticated version of the same problem that experts fall for.' -Amos Tversky

It is a difficult matter to argue with the belly since it has no ears. -Cato The Elder, statesman and writer (234-149 BCE)

"Go not to the Elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no." -- Frodo Baggins (to Gildor Inglorion), Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien

"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped."
--Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915), American author.

All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.

"Nazgul," said Indy. "Why did it have to be Nazgul?"

"There is no help like cat help, and cat help is no help." –Elspeth B

"Limited chance of success? Certainty of death? What are we waiting for?" - Gimli (RotK)

Some people are so dull that sheep count them!

Sometimes I think I must have a Guardian Idiot - A little invisible spirit just behind my shoulder, looking out for me... only he's an IMBECILE.

Grant me the company of those who seek truth, and protect me from those who have found it.

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.

"Black is the color of my love's true hair...." -FKV

"Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children." -George W. Bush, 9/18/95

You can't make people happy by law. If you said to a bunch of average people two hundred years ago "Would you be happy in a world where medical care is widely available, houses are clean, [...] childbirth is generally not fatal to mother or child, you don't have to die of dental abcesses and you don't have to do what the squire tells you" they'd think you were talking about the New Jerusalem and say 'yes'.
- (Terry Pratchett,

Children who were once seen and not heard have been replaced by those who can be heard even when they're out of sight.

Two things cause trouble:
The tongue is the bane of the head, a man's fur coat hides his hands. - Hávamál

There is nothing inherently virtuous in being deliberately ignorant just to avoid being confused with a (gasp) Laurel. - Siobhan n S

"When you find yourself in the company of a halfling and an ill-tempered Dragon, remember, you do not have to outrun the Dragon ... you just have to outrun the halfling." -- Anonymous (on a t-shirt from

"For every expert there is an equal and opposite expert." -- Clarke's Fourth Law

"It is not easy to become beautiful. It requires hard work, patience, and attention to detail. It also takes a certain firmness of purpose. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye." – Miss Piggy

"Strive for Excellence, not perfection" - the motto of The Martillodores

Books breed like rabbits, bookcases breed like elephants.

One day it occured to me what a misfortune it would be to die without having seen the whole world. - Carl Sophus Lumholtz

"Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo." - H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

Everything is your body is connected to everything else. If you doubt it, have ear surgery, then try to wiggle your big toe.

It's annoying when the real world cuts into your SCA fun; doubly so when it's real-world fun cutting into your SCA fun. "Silverwing's Laws"

"Green Eggs and Hamlet" - Would you kill him in his bed? Thrust a dagger through his head? I would not, could not, kill the King. I could not do that evil thing. I would not wed this girl, you see. Now get her to a nunnery.

"Never invoke the gods unless you really want them to appear. It annoys them very much. "

[mumble] I should know better than to ask. I've been around *just* long enough to know better. It's *safer* not knowing. I'm *happier* not knowing. I know, I know, nobody said knowledge was safe or that it caused happiness. [sigh] [mumble] -Christophe

We are modern people with egalitarian instincts deliberately creating a society that combines feel-good communalism with hierarchical, exclusionary elitism. It should not be surprising that it leads to the occasional cognitive dissonance. - Tangwystl verch Morgan Glasvryn, "Silverwing's Laws"

"The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too." -Samuel Butler

"Expert: Someone who knows more and more about less and less until he knows absolutely everything about nothing." --anon

"Send lawyers, guns, and money. Dad get me out of this" -- Warren Zevon _Lawyers guns and money_

Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight!
Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight!
Pieces of eight! Pieces of nine!

"Sequels never enhance a work. They only serve to trivialize it." Frank Herbert

We have a full tank of gas, camping stuff for 5 days, one suit of armour, 2 new garb projects, about 10 metres of hand sewing left to do, 4 pairs of patterns, and 6 packets of black jelly beans. It's 360km to Christchurch, the ferry leaves in 1 hour, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses... Let's hit it.
-- Ulf and Alys, 2am 4th Feb 2004

"She gave him a look that indicated that her capacity for Not Putting People Through Walls No Matter How Much They Deserve It had been exhausted. -- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa

People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in ,their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. -Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

The years that a woman subtracts from her age are not lost. They are added to the ages of other women.
--Diane de Poitiers (1499-1566) Attrib.

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