Quotes of the Week – Ending 9.12.10

It is impossible to “threaten” someone into career prostitution. You would have to be the world’s biggest pussy (no pun intended).
commenter empty.bin – Queens Woman Busted for Forcing Young Immigrants into Sex Slavery (Gawker)

Be safe, everyone! Last Labor Day I got roofied on my own yacht.
White Girl Problems via Twitter

MoNique is shaped like a 2001 iMac.
kanYeBreast via Twitter

One of the best things about being an adult is the adult beverages!
Mr. Jones via Twitter

I would suck her strap on.
overheard at ATL Black Pride

If you are white and question the need for an event you see as not explicitly including you, that’s something you need to think about.
Laura Douglas-Brown – Editorial: Why we have ‘two Prides’ (GA Voice)

I need a smoking buddy I don’t have to have sex with.
CharmUrSoxOff via Twitter

Why does Justin Timberlake always look like he hasn’t showered?
Brent Everett via Twitter

My attempt to smuggle my palmers body butter aboard the plane was unsuccessful.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

I can just imagine an emergency phone call between Keri Hilson, Ciara and Ashanti: ‘Girl what we gonna do about this Willow Smith?’
ChiChi Tresbelle via Twitter

The fact that we as educators even have to have discussions on whether or not social media is good for schools is sad. Social media just IS…..it’s life.
Betty Ray – Guest Blog: Making the Case for Social Media in Education (edutopia)

Dear South: I don’t think each individual in you is stupid, really. But as a group you sometimes make poor choices, which anger me.
Wil Shipley via Twitter

Lincoln did not win the war with the Gettysburg Address; the Union soldiers who fought on that Pennsylvania battlefield won it. The N-word is not a litmus test for our country’s racism; the stunning gaps in health, education, wealth and criminal justice are far better measures.
Melissa Harris-Lacewell – What Are Words Worth? (The Nation)

So why are government and media going after craigslist? The same reason, I think, that media and government in, for example, Germany are demonizing Google (even as the German people give Google its biggest market share anywhere in the world). They’re going after the disruptors, the biggest disruptors in sight.
Jeff Jarvis – Regulating sex and speech (BuzzMachine)

People who want to share their religious views with you almost never want you to share yours with them.
Jameson Lopp via Twitter

I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects.
Oscar Wilde

If you want to feel humor too exquisite and subtle for translation, sit invisibly among a gang of Negro workers.
W.E.B. Du Bois

I really hate assuming but that’s all you can do when no one seems to be upfront these days.
Nate C. via Twitter

Some people can’t tolerate themselves so they need a tumultuous distraction in the form of a bad relationship.
AdgeOfImpulse via Twitter

I was just reminded that I’m a single income with no kids and my life may not be heading anywhere.
Chad Baranik via Twitter

People sometimes forget that “Jacks Of All Trades, Master Of All” do exist. Generalists who are better than the specialists.
Mike Rundle via Twitter

Stop wasting your energy trying to come across as normal; let your freak out and be free.
Davey Wavey via Twitter

Success is taking that which was meant to break you and letting it make you.
Tony A. Gaskins Jr. via Twitter

With common sense, and a Macbook Pro, you can take over the world.
Urban Prince via Twitter

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