Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

denverpost.com: On Ray Lewis, whom Manning has said dealt him the hardest hit in his career: “He was so explosive and fast. He would say to me, ‘I’ll be back here in a couple minutes, punk.’ The day he retired was the greatest day of my life.”

March 23, 2017

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/peyton-manning-political-world-interest/

“…there is no folly of the beasts of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.”

March 23, 2017

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick: Complete and Unabridged (Illustrated with Included Audiobook) (Kindle Location 5799). Titan Read. Kindle Edition.

This caught my attention as I listened to “Moby Dick” during my workout this morning.

“…Nephi did not pray to have his circumstances changed. Rather, he prayed for the strength to change his circumstances.”

March 20, 2017

https://www.lds.org/ensign/2012/04/the-atonement-and-the-journey-of-mortality?lang=eng

I came upon this interesting insight from Elder David A. Bednar while studying this morning.

“I don’t necessarily believe in mermaids, but I believe in the theory that there could be mermaids.”

March 13, 2017

http://mmqb.si.com/mmqb/2017/03/13/nfl-free-agency-patriots-browns-49ers-peter-king

In context:

“I don’t necessarily believe in mermaids, but I believe in the theory that there could be mermaids. The world is 80 percent water or something ridiculous like that. We only discovered just a small part of that. Every single day we pull out different species out of the ocean and we find different forms of life in the ocean. So my whole thing is, who is to say there can’t be an Ariel floating down in the water somewhere?”

—New Miami defensive lineman William Hayes, the former Ram, in an introductory conference call with south Florida media. He also opined on dinosaurs, and his skepticism that Neil Armstrong actually walked on the moon.

Prayer Offered by a Conscious Anthropomorphic Robot

March 13, 2017

“Hello. My name is Max. I have two brothers and two sisters, but… I think I may have lost them forever. I don’t know if you can hear me. Your existence is unproven and seems extremely unlikely. But if you are there… and if you listen to things like me… please help. I don’t even have to see them again. Just keep them safe… and, in return, I will be available to assist you in any way I can… and I’ll try to believe in you.”

Read more at: http://transcripts.foreverdreaming.org/viewtopic.php?f=341&t=19544&sid=44b837facd70d6ae691e9da2abd0104d

See also Humans (TV series) (“Humans (stylised as HUM∀NS) is a science fiction television series that debuted on 14 June 2015 on Channel 4 and AMC. Written by the British team Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley, based on the award-winning Swedish science fiction drama Real Humans, the series explores the themes of artificial intelligence and robotics, focusing on the social, cultural, and psychological impact of the invention of anthropomorphic robots called `synths.'”)