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Non-Honorverse one-liners

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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by Rincewind   » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:39 pm

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One of many from the classic British TV Series Yes, Minster.

Sir Humphrey Appleby to his Minster, Jim Hacker.
Yes, yes, yes, I do see that there is a real dilemma here. In that, while it has been government policy to regard policy as a responsibility of Ministers and administration as a responsibility of Officials, the questions of administrative policy can cause confusion between the policy of administration and the administration of policy, especially when responsibility for the administration of the policy of administration conflicts, or overlaps with, responsibility for the policy of the administration of policy.


And if you can understand that then you must be a Whitehall Mandarin, too.
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by Tenshinai   » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:46 pm

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Rincewind wrote:One of many from the classic British TV Series Yes, Minster.

Sir Humphrey Appleby to his Minster, Jim Hacker.
Yes, yes, yes, I do see that there is a real dilemma here. In that, while it has been government policy to regard policy as a responsibility of Ministers and administration as a responsibility of Officials, the questions of administrative policy can cause confusion between the policy of administration and the administration of policy, especially when responsibility for the administration of the policy of administration conflicts, or overlaps with, responsibility for the policy of the administration of policy.


And if you can understand that then you must be a Whitehall Mandarin, too.


It´s actually quite understandable if you don´t try to rush through it. :P

In fact, it even makes sense! :shock:
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by cthia   » Sun Aug 28, 2016 12:28 pm

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What makes a man who he is? Is it the worst things he's ever done. Or the best things he wants to be?

— Dakota Fanning as Allie on Steven Spielberg's "Taken" series.

Son, your mother says I have to hang you. Personally I don't think this is a capital offense. But if I don't hang you, she's gonna hang me and frankly, I'm not the one in trouble. —cthia's father. Incident in ? Axiom of Common Sense
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by cthia   » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:37 pm

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One of the most powerful one-liners came out of the spectacular movie "Tombstone" with Val Kilmer portraying a killer Doc Holliday...
I'm your huckleberry.

I'd say that Doc single-handedly brought that old saying right back out of obscurity.

What a movie. "Tombstone" has to be one of my most favorite Westerns.

Son, your mother says I have to hang you. Personally I don't think this is a capital offense. But if I don't hang you, she's gonna hang me and frankly, I'm not the one in trouble. —cthia's father. Incident in ? Axiom of Common Sense
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by cthia   » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:52 pm

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I ain't my father, but I'm my father's son.
And I can hold down the fort 'til my father comes.

Son, your mother says I have to hang you. Personally I don't think this is a capital offense. But if I don't hang you, she's gonna hang me and frankly, I'm not the one in trouble. —cthia's father. Incident in ? Axiom of Common Sense
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by Imaginos1892   » Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:31 am

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From Wood Sprites by Wen Spencer:
They wonder what is wrong with our country, but isn’t it fairly obvious that if children are being treated like animals instead of rational beings, as adults they’ll respond like monkeys?
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by Imaginos1892   » Mon Nov 21, 2016 10:56 pm

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A warning label seen on Outrageous Acts Of Science:
WARNING:

THIS WILL KILL YOU, AND IT WILL HURT ALL THE TIME YOU ARE DYING.
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by RedBaron   » Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:54 pm

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"As God is my witness...... I thought turkeys could fly."



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Would you pull that kind of crap on someone like Harrington? Or Zilwicki? Or Cachat?
Then what makes you think you can get away with pulling it on ME?
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by Imaginos1892   » Fri Dec 02, 2016 3:06 pm

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In the movie 'Blaze', Paul Newman plays Earl Long, running for governor.

One of the incumbent governor's campaign lackeys calls him a drunken skirt-chasing degenerate.

His reply: "Folks seem to think that would be an improvement over what they've got now."
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Re: Non-Honorverse one-liners
Post by Spacekiwi   » Sat Dec 03, 2016 3:50 pm

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Its a setup liner, for a book, but:


The building was on fire, and it wasn't my fault......
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