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Quotes of the Week – Ending 12.26.10

Are you bad with people and hate money? Consider grad school!
Rob Delaney via Twitter

My Dad’s all “how’s that job search going?” and I’m all “stop yelling at me” and he’s all “calm down” and I’m all “bye.”
White Girl Problems via Twitter

You continuing to date strong minded men and not expecting to submit is like me continuing to date Puerto Ricans and not expecting a few tempers along the way.

Anyone know how to get eggnog out of a leopard-skin Speedo?
Conan O’Brien via Twitter
(warm water and lemon juice…don’t ask)

Listerine is gay abortion.
TheXDExperience via Twitter

Got an email from Netflix saying I returned a personal DVD instead of the DVD I rented. I hope it wasn’t porn…that would be embarrassing!
Yes it would Will McNair

My Spanish isn’t great so I can’t be 100% certain but I’m pretty sure I was just offered sex in exchange for a cup of coffee.
Adventures in Puerto Rico with Mr. Jones

If Robyn doesn’t win a Grammy there is no fucking justice in this world.
Amen ralphfv

I’ve never seen the show but this dude is YUMMY!
commenter Howdy Doody Report: Simon Baker Strikes $30 Million Deal with Warner Bros. (omg)

Who the fuck masturbates in the doggy style position?!
Hershey reviews Black Swan

Is that a banana in that guy’s pocket or is he just happy to see me?
womp womp Simon Dexter

The cunts work for Target and the trade work for Walmart.
WhatsTheT via Twitter
(true story)

I can’t wait for the holidays to be over so I can finally stop sucking my gut in.
Jeremy via Twitter

Can’t wait for Christmas to be over so I can go back to being mean.
Mike Huntington via Twitter
(that too)

If you can’t take two chorizos in your culo at one time then I can’t love you.
Juven breaking my heart

Some dudes should just keep their clothes off because that’s the only time they’re cute.
Justin with a good point

What’s this about people in line for Jordans? I bet some of the same people that were in line for those Section 8 spots.
my money’s on Gary

You know sometimes I really hate my community(s) for how brainwashed they are…so programmed to fit stereotypes.
Wa2 via Twitter

The battle is perennial; yet each of us in our time must fight.
Cornel West via Twitter

When you’re honest and live authentically, you live a lonely existence.
Trent Jackson telling it like it is

It’s hard to hide my disgust, but I’m working on it.
Urban Prince via Twitter
(me too)

My heart never had a hero.
Kevin Simmons via Twitter
(mine neither)

Fine line between masochist and optimist.
Julian via Twitter

It’s hard waiting for something that might never happen, but it’s harder to give up when you know it’s everything you want.

Quotes of the Week – Ending 12.19.10

OMG, Precious is so damn funny the second time through.
soulforce84 via Twitter
(true story)

I wasn’t really feeling the Christmas spirit until I saw this.
commenter K.Armakld – gingerbread crackhouse (Flickr)

I predict by this time next month, a case of Four Loko’s will be more valuable than a case of Cristal.
Jeremy via Twitter

The dumbest guy you’ve met in your entire life is Asian? You just blew my mind.
Maclean’s Too Asian

I am currently shooting a scene with Taye Diggs and awaiting a chicken brown rice stir fry. Top that.
unfortunately I can’t Kate Walsh

The way you treat people is a direct reflection of how you truly feel about yourself.
Rev Run with a good point

Congress still tends to function like an institution of legalized bribery and normalized corruption.
Cornel West via Twitter

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won’t taste good.
Billy G via Twitter

My job is getting in the way of what I want to do with my life.
Urban Prince via Twitter

Sex research is so much more fun when you have live test subjects! ::evil laugh::

What am i getting hooked up with?
birthday boy Derrick L. Brigg’s famous last words

What’s wrong!?
I’m been drunk/high for the last four days.

I feel like falling in love tonight.
Kevin Simmons via Twitter

Sometimes it’s ok to let things crumble.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 12.5.10

I eat pussy with a spoon so I don’t get my hands dirty.
Quez B. via Twitter

You ever met somebody and just knew they would turn out to be a video ho?
Mr. Jones via Twitter
(every time I go to Jamaica, Queens!)

gay tupperware

I haven’t shopped in three days. I don’t even know who I am anymore.
White Girls Problems via Twitter

Angelo won $10K! Did he ever finish paying off that mail-order bride?
Karsh readying his A-game sarcasm for Top Chef All Stars

What makes you happy?
Head and payday, ideally together!
SexAndBrickCity via Formspring

Like present-day gay men, “clubbing” was essential to the sexual advancement of cave men.
womp womp Jeremy

I get excited when a sexy hood nigga checks me out. Then I get really scared this sexy hood nigga is checking me out! ::hides iPhone::
ShawnQT via Twitter

Sex appeal is fifty percent what you’ve got and fifty percent what people think you’ve got.
Freaky Fact via Twitter

It’s common courtesy to warn [someone] if you’re loud during sex. Nobody’s trying to get evicted over a piece of ass.
Sigma Jackson via Twitter

I want to be a recording artist. I may have to make a deal with the devil, but look how well it worked for Rihanna.

Republicans are now suicide bombers for the ultra rich. Democrats keep bringing a knife to a gunfight.
Brandon David Wilson via Twitter

In a free society, we are supposed to know the truth. In a society where truth becomes treason, we are in big trouble.
WikiLeaks commentary by Ron Paul

Unreasonable people change the world. Be willing to be unreasonable, and you’ll make your own world a more beautiful and fulfilling place.
Ralph Marston via Twitter

The entrepreneurial spirit is about creativity, optimism, street smarts. In other words, playing MacGyver, but for business.
Tony Hsieh via Twitter

I work very hard to get paid to do absolutely nothing.

I hate the comfort zone. I don’t think anything that’s really creative can be done without danger and risk.
Julie Taymor

If there’s a singular responsibility that we have as authors, artists, intellectuals, journalists, etc. it is to expose new possibilities.
Marc Lamont Hill via Twitter

At the end of the day rhetoric ain’t blocking no bullets or silencing any hunger pains.
Buddha Tutentkhamen via Twitter

Love is always in the air. Not everyone is brave enough to inhale it.
Life dictionary via Twitter

We all have obligations but being unhappy isn’t necessarily part of life and it damn sure ain’t in none of our job descriptions.
Chad Ochocinco via Twitter

Sometimes we just fall in love with lies.
Cornel West via Twitter

Can people really see themselves as they are? or only the person they think they are?
Alicia Keys with a good question

People who are wrong never want to argue.
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

Relationships aren’t complicated. People just make them that way. Particularly when they are with the wrong person.
Tyme White via Twitter

I’d rather be lonely than to wake up one day and have a bunch of fake ass bitches with motive around me.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

As long as you remain true to who you are, no one can use you against you.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

Playtime is over.
Derrick L. Briggs via Twitter

When you make a choice, you change the future.
Deepak Chopra via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 11.28.10

If I can see your pubes in your default pic, then your mom did a poor job raising you.
Mr. Jones via Twitter
(or your father did a good job pimping you?)

Dear skinny boys,
your abs don’t count!
YoBoiPat via Twitter

As if the TSA couldn’t get any creepier, today they announced they’re changing their name to Uncle TSA.
Conan O’Brien via Twitter

It turns out there’s no good way to nonchalantly walk down a workplace corridor with an erection.
Sam Krysiak via Twitter
(true story)

Catching up on tabloids on my vacation – Tony Parker, a Frenchman and a NBA player, cheated on his wife – who could see that coming?
Bill Maher via Twitter

Alicia Keys wants other celebs to boycott Twitter for a day. Why couldn’t she boycott other people’s husbands?
TrentGrapeJuice via Twitter

Black Friday: the day when everything is project cheap. Coincidence or racial?
Affion Crockett via Twitter
(perhaps both?)

Remember when The Black Eyed Peas were a serious hip hop group? Now they’re sampling Dirty Dancing & wearing neon.
Patrik-Ian Polk via Twitter

Wow, both of them were amazing. Finally [WorldStarHipHop]: BBoy. Real hip hop with a little Asian kid and a White guy.
commenter Guest – Dance Clip Of The Week: 8-Year-Old Vs Grown Man In A Dance Off!

Sucking a man’s dick from the back will keep him a week longer than he wants to be there.
Ryan Drake via Twitter
(true story if you’re doing it right!)

A great marriage isn’t when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It’s when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.
Jaimee Paige

I couldn’t imagine having to sign online and rummage through my social networks in search of dates & friendship. It must be sad.
Xem VanAdams via Twitter

To deal with the funk is to deal with the wounds, scars, and bruises, but not allowing it to have the last word.
Cornel West via Twitter

While everyone was busy thinking outside the box, I quitely snuck back into it.
Simon Dexter via Twitter

No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.
Alice Walker

Don’t worry about those who have turned their backs on you. When they think they’ve made it they will see they still need your back to lean on.
Monica via Twitter

In order for you to lead the orchestra, you must first turn your back to the audience.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

Relationship Fact: The one who loves the least, controls the relationship.
Spectacular Smith via Twitter

You will never fall in love while trying to be careful.
The Quote Doctor via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 11.14.10

Dick changes people.
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

Joe Jackson looks like Fat Cat from Chip and Dale’s Rescue Rangers.
Karsh via Twitter

I’m kind of scared of how I know every single line of The Golden Girls.
ralphfv via Twitter

We still categorize music by race?…wow
Urban Prince via Twitter

How does one pronounce “Sbarro”?
gabebondoc with a good question

Do these kids do anything other than sing and f*ck?
Patrik-Ian Polk new to Glee

What’s the gayest thing you’ve ever done?
My boyfriend.
womp womp Davey Wavey

Voting for politicians who were born wealthy because you “like their morals” is what has been fucking America into the ground.
Mike Rundle via Twitter

Four Loko is like the new HIV/AIDS or crack: put into minority communities to kill people off…and you dumb asses are falling for it.
blacksocialite via Twitter

Not to minimize bullying, but every black child has been bullied for centuries in this country thru racism. Why no attention to that?
Dr. David Hampton with a good point

Hip hop has become a primary means by which we talk about race in the United States.
Tricia Rose via Twitter
(which is not good imo)

Just because someone has a Ph.D. does not mean they speak truth to power, nor does that mean a commitment to those who suffer.
Vernon Mitchell Jr. via Twitter

tell us how you really feel Ryan Drake

Sometimes I wish I could forget all self value and just be a ho.
Daboisnick via Twitter

I don’t have Ex’s. I have Y’s. Y the hell did I do that?
Kingnoah3000 via Twitter

What you object to reflects what you value.
Jessie Daniels via Twitter

Learning to exercise patience and discipline. Sometimes being still for a moment can prevent major mistakes.
Marc Lamont Hill via Twitter

We don’t live in a society where it is okay to be yourself and have others be happy with it. Live your truth, and f*ck the opinions of others.
Derrick L. Briggs via Twitter

People spend too much time worrying about what other people think of them. Just live. Just be great. Your beauty will shine thru.
Stephanie Alva via Twitter

You have to recognize and acknowledge your wounds before you can begin to heal them.
Terry McMillan via Twitter

I love men who can make me laugh. You won’t meet too many. Believe me!
Xem VanAdams via Twitter

You know you really love someone when you don’t hate them for breaking your heart.
Jaimee via Twitter

Love forces you to deal with the funk. This is why many of us are afraid of love.
Cornel West via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 10.24.10

This week in niggerdom provided by Mr. Jones

If the internet could give me a blowjob, I would never leave the house.
OutbackZack via Twitter

Do bottoms ever have performance anxiety?
Sex and the Brick City via Twitter

I’ll suck a sick dick for some new Beyonce music.
Brian_Bee via Twitter

I know R. Kelly can’t wait to piss on Willow [Smith].
Brian_Bee via Twitter
(inappropriate two for two!)

This customs officer is fine! Should’ve brought something illegal so he could cuff me.
How YOU doin Lonnell Williams!

Can I now enlist in the navy in drag??
DaviesGravey confused about DADT

Why is my high school principal in the club?
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

Once you go Spanish, the Black will vanish.
ralphfv via Twitter

Notice how the Bishop Eddie Long scandal came and went?
Kevin Simmons via Twitter

I’ve realized that you can get black people to believe anything as long as you put “God” in it.
Almighty Debt (Black in America 3) commentary by Truth

America feels like an unhealthy place to live right now.
Terry McMillan via Twitter

What they call a “gay agenda,” we call our lives.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

Watching a marathon of “locked up abroad,” aka “my privilege totally failed me this time.”
Flask Gordon via Twitter

Parenting is the ultimate nonmarket activity in a market-driven society.
Cornel West via Twitter

I need to stop texting my ex-boyfriend’s mom.
White Girl Problems via Twitter

Your first love always seems perfect, until you meet your second.
Relationship101 via Twitter

Just remember, I cared when nobody else gave a fuck.
Relationship Advice via Twitter

Ignorance isn’t bliss, it’s expensive.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

Your childhood dreams are always tales of glory; reality is a lot messier and more dramatic.
Sean Parker – With a Little Help From His Friends (Vanity Fair)

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Vincent Van Gogh

Quotes of the Week – Ending 10.3.10

I hate when Asians play dumb.
Urban Prince via Twitter

Oh hell nawww!

comment below if you think he’s sexy, if not
…then FUCK YOU!
1on1 with Adam Irby (YoBoiNewnue)

I saw the devil last night and it was good. everyone should go see it!!!
ralphfv via Twitter
(I think he meant the movie Devil…lol)

I’ll be your bad friend, but I refuse to be your fat friend.
White Girl Problems via Twitter

A ugly girl will fuck the shit out of your man when you’re not looking.
ImInappropriate via Twitter

If I meet one more bottom that pees siting down…
D0wJ0nEs via Twitter

I love dribbling…not down my chin, but with the ball.
basketball humor courtesy of John Amaechi

Terry McMillan’s gaydar is the beta version.
PrettyBrownGirl via Twitter

It’s stupid ass DL/married dudes that are giving us garden variety gays a bad name.
Patrik-Ian Polk via Twitter

A paper cut is a tree’s last revenge.
PeterGriffinn via Twitter

Sarah Palin is sitting stage right. Lady, let go of your politics for one night already!
Dancing with the Stars commentary by Erik

In anticipation of gay days, Disneyland renames ride to Butt Pirates of the Caribbean.
Jeremy via Twitter

Treat your website like your pussy…it needs to smell fresh an do more tricks than the next bish.
Kitty Bradshaw via Twitter

Organized religion: Where misogyny, homophobia, sexual predation, hatred, exclusion, hypocrisy, and civil unrest happen.
Mr. Jones via Twitter

People are bombarded with misinformation day in and day out.
Cornel West via Twitter

Knowing that I’m crazy keeps me sane.
Scrivs via Twitter

There comes a point in your life when you realize who really matters, who never did, and who always will.
The Quote Whore via Twitter

You can have it all. Just not all at once.

Quotes of the Week – Ending 9.19.10

What do Scorpio’s have to offer besides their overrated sex?
Urban Prince via Twitter

I refuse to accept people who were born in the 1990s on my facebook.
ralphfv via Twitter

There’s a difference between an opportunist and a user.
JuztDevious via Twitter

Just got back from the worst orgy ever: it was “business casual.”
Conan O’Brien via Twitter

Beauty is a light-switch away.
online profile

The Situation has nice abs (I guess), but that face is a real situation. Yikes.
Patrik-Ian Polk via Twitter

I know i’m not the only [one] that prefers a nut swallower to a rose buyer!
wisdom from SexAndBrickCity

Pansexuals are just bisexuals with an extra thick hand-rolled crust.
BDSMBadAdvice via Twitter

This “bling bling” attitude is deeply shaping the values of a whole new generation.
Cornel West via Twitter

It is less dangerous to think like a man of action than to do like a man of thought.
Nassim Taleb via Twitter

I hate people who want to be bothered only when they want to be bothered. You can’t do people any kind of way and expect a warm response.
Mr. Jones via Twitter

Sometimes people change. Situations definitely change. Can’t see those things if you’re making assumptions.
Tyme White via Twitter

Never go to sleep angry. Stay awake and plot your revenge.
Peter Griffin via Twitter

Don’t take shit from nobody! Stand your ground! And don’t ever be afraid to walk in your truth…while respecting others.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 8.29.10

I’m grown. I suck my own dicks and I make my own money.
iVocalz shenanigans

She wouldn’t know good sperm if it slapped her in the face.
(Two for two again!)

Do you want to hire Hitler? Seriously?
Project Runway quote of the season contender April

Keri Hilson looks like the owl on the Wise Potato Chip bag.
D0wJ0nEs has an inappropriate roommate

Justin Bieber is like a one-man, white guys only Menudo.
Shoq Value via Twitter

I can’t help but think the phrase “beating around the bush” had a sexual origin.
Urban Prince via Twitter

Wearing a tall tee does not hide the fact that you switch harder than a street walker.
Daboisnick via Twitter

Can we get her hit by a bus like George?
commenter Renee – ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Exclusive – Closure is coming for Alex/Izzie fans (The Ausiello Files)

Performing arts center in Santa Rosa is having a musical rendition of Aladdin on 9/11. Too soon.
omniphiliac via Twitter

Dear Well-Meaning White People,
Black folks don’t use bling-bling anymore. Not even just bling. So please, let it go.
Love, Karsh
(that goes for crunk too!)

Why was everybody goin off on Fantasia about stealing somebody’s husband and said nothing about Alicia Keys?
Adam Benjamin Irby via Twitter
(good question)

Women might be able to fake orgasms, but men can fake a whole relationship.
Peter Griffin via Twitter

Upward mobility in a nonprofit isn’t about skill or leadership as much as it is nepotism and being in the right place at the right time.
via Erik

The Nation-State: Apartheid without political incorrectness.
Nassim Taleb via Twitter

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.
Rev Run via Twitter

Burning bridges is not my past-time, but I do like playing with lighters.
Anthony Smith via Twitter

Real achievement isn’t measured by what we have but by who we have become.
Tpromix via Twitter

Don’t allow the intensity of your desires to overwhelm the integrity of your pursuit of them.
Alfred Edmond Jr. via Twitter

It’s critical to understand your history and then be true to oneself.
Cornel West via Twitter

Life is much more interesting with a little touch of crazy.
Davey Wavey via Twitter

If you hang in there, it all works out in the end.
Tyme White via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 8.22.10

We need an open source project to reboot this whole fucking mess. Call it “Humanity 2.0.”
Shoq Value via Twitter

Michelle Obama and Sigourney Weaver are the same person.
hallehberreh via Twitter

I wish Whitney Houston was tweeting during the hardcore crack days.
RexHennessey via Twitter

My asshole is tired of being raped by white privilege!

To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click “I agree.”
almightygod via Twitter

Are you gonna control that boyfriend of yours so he doesn’t cum in my hair again?
He’s been saving his load.
Brent Everett shenanigans

I don’t have a passcode on my iPhone, because if someone else has it, they took it from my cold dead hands.
Mark Dagon Hughes via Twitter

If only the [Project Runway] designers were as good with sewing as they are reading each other.
Karsh via Twitter

I’m walking to go get lunch and this random guy asked me if I watch straight porn. WTF kinda society we living in?
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
Amber Rose via Twitter

In America, sex is an obsession. In other parts of the world, it’s a fact.
Marlene Dietrich

In 2004, Republicans ran against gays getting married. Now it seems they’ve moved on. The new scare tactics focus on Muslims and Mexicans.
Keith Boykin via Twitter

American democracy can’t afford to lose another generation.
Cornel West via Twitter

The greatest public health threat for many American women is the men they live with.
Anna Quindlen

It’s the idea of you that I miss. Not you as the person you really are.
alcoholharmony via Twitter

As the bumper sticker says, if I’m not part of the solution, I’m part of the problem. I don’t want to be part of the problem any more, and I think I will sleep better knowing that I am no longer contributing to an academic job market that bears an uncomfortable resemblance to a Ponzi scheme on the verge of falling apart.
Monica J. Harris – Stop Admitting Ph.D. Students (Inside Higher Ed)

Writing, like crying, is a great way to acknowledge and face pain, and not just yours.
Terry McMillan via Twitter

An injustice to one is an injustice to all. And it isn’t about “tolerance.” People are not to be tolerated, people are to be accepted.
Amerie via Twitter

I’ve never noticed how beautiful silence can be.
Ryan Drake via Twitter

Rediscovering music is giving me my life back.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

You’ve got to love the actual sweat, more than the lights and the glamor.
Bette Davis

Brick walls are there for a reason. They let you know how badly you want things.
Randy Pausch

In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take, relationships we were afraid to have and the decisions we waited too long to make.
JuztDevious via Twitter

The answers are inside, if you’re not afraid to look.
C. Jay Conrod via Twitter

You can’t make someone give a fuck.
Urban Prince via Twitter