1. "Cynics are simply thwarted romantics."
    William Goldman (The Princess Bride)
  2. "Now what happens?" asked the man in black.
    “We face each other as God intended,” Fezzik said. “No tricks, no weapons, skill against skill alone.”
    “You mean you’ll put down your rock and I’ll put down my sword and we’ll try to kill each other like civilized people, is that it?"
    William Goldman (The Princess Bride)
  3. "It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment."
    Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude (via merulae)
  4. generalelectric:

In the 1960s, GE engineers developed the Cybernetic Anthropmorophous Machine, or Walking Truck. In 1966, the US Army awarded GE a contract for building the experimental vehicle. However, its hand and foot controls not only fatigued operators, but were impractical for prolonged use on the battlefield, so the project was discontinued. Kevin Weir at flux machine recently reanimated the Walking Truck so the mechanical beast could gallop once more.

    generalelectric:

    In the 1960s, GE engineers developed the Cybernetic Anthropmorophous Machine, or Walking Truck. In 1966, the US Army awarded GE a contract for building the experimental vehicle. However, its hand and foot controls not only fatigued operators, but were impractical for prolonged use on the battlefield, so the project was discontinued. Kevin Weir at flux machine recently reanimated the Walking Truck so the mechanical beast could gallop once more.

  5. "

    "You seem a decent fellow," Inigo said. "I hate to kill you."

    "You seem a decent fellow," answered the man in black. "I hate to die."

    "
    William Goldman, “The Princess Bride”
  6. "Who are you?"
    “No one of consequence.”
    “I must know.”
    “Get used to disappointment."
    William Goldman, “The Princess Bride”
  7. ""Why do you wear a mask and hood?"
    I think everybody will in the near future,” was the man in black’s reply. “They’re terribly comfortable.”"
    William Goldman, “The Princess Bride”
  8. "A man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client."
  9. "I’ll explain, and I’ll be sure to use small words so that you’ll be sure to understand. You wart-hog-faced-buffoon!"
    William Goldman, “The Princess Bride”
  10. "The strongest of all warriors are these two—Time and Patience."
    Leo Tolstoy, ‘War and Peace’

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