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Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 4, 13 at 1:04

"The earth? Oh the earth will be gone in a few seconds...I'm going to blow it up. It's obstructing my view of Venus."
- Marvin the Martian

"The mind is a strange and wonderful thing. I'm not sure it'll ever be able to figure itself out. Everything else maybe, from the atom to the universe, everything except itself."
- Dr Dan Kaufmann, "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956)

"Respectfully submitted for your perusal: a Kanamit. Height: a little over nine feet. Weight: in the neighborhood of three hundred and fifty pounds. Origin : unknown. Motives? Therein hangs the tale, for in just a moment we're going to ask you to shake hands, figuratively, with a Christopher Columbus from another galaxy and another time. This is the Twilight Zone."
- Narration from "Twilight Zone" episode "To Serve Man"

"Heathens to the left of me, infidels to the right. Next thing you'll be telling me is you're not virgins!"
- Leah, to Xena and Gabrielle, "Xena: Warrior Princess"

This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
- Neil Gaiman, The Books of Magic III

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RE: quotes 6 - 4 -13

Science fiction - love it! It's like a riddle to find the kernels of truth contained therein.

RE: quotes 6 - 4 -13

Interesting quotes.I liked the "Twilight Zone" TV show.

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