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Quotes of the Week – Ending 8.8.10

Being a top is no excuse for being a bore.
Random Phantom via Twitter

After watching all these episodes of Spongebob, I’ve come to the conclusion that Mr. Krabs is Jewish.
Urban Prince via Twitter

I definitely thought this woman singing on this Rick Ross song was Nina Simone. It was Cee-Lo.
Urban Prince as well (I couldn’t choose!)

You will NOT get along with everybody!
Rev Run via Twitter

Chris Brown needs to change it up a bit. To what? I don’t know, but something else. Ciara just needs to fill out a FAFSA.
B.Tiz via Twitter

Maybe I should whore around like everyone else…
Devon Corneil via Twitter

Subtlety is lost on those unable to appreciate it.
commenter EH – Clever Ads for Tivo (37signals)

To bankrupt a fool give him information.
Nassim Taleb via Twitter

Dear Arizona, your state used to be part of Mexico. If you are non-Mexican and non-indigenous, then you are the immigrant.
Prerna Lal via Twitter

Way to go, California Supreme Court! Gay couples should have the right to a 50 percent chance of getting divorced, too.
Chad via Twitter

Arnold [Schwarzenegger] being a political weather vane, he obviously thinks supporting gay marriage is good politics now, after vetoing it twice.
David Dayen via Twitter

It’s so sickening to think it’s 2010 and people still care that two guys can love each other.
Karlos Lopez via Twitter

History will remember the gay marriage thing the same way it does segregation.
Darian Aaron via Twitter

…you wouldn’t believe how many white girls I knew in school who honestly just did not think [HIV/AIDS] affected them at all. I know a woman in particular who is so sure she has AIDS at this point that she will NOT get tested, and she sleeps around like crazy.
commenter regazza_di_lupo – Cyndi Lauper & Lady Gaga Go Off Script, Discuss Safe Sex On GMA (Jezebel)

I like to be multi-contextual, which is much more important than being multicultural.
Cornel West via Twitter

The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.
Albert Einstein

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Betty Yelp via Twitter

I’ve come to the conclusion that no one has your best interest in mind…
Michael Miles via Twitter

My existence isn’t based on your validation.
Necole Bitchie via Twitter

The universe does my dirty work. Karma is a bitch.
Mr. Jones via Twitter

To want others to do the best they can for themselves, when they have done the best they can for you — this is intelligence.
Maya Angelou via Twitter

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.
Charles Swindoll via Tim Ferriss

In this race, you have to pace yourself.
WhatsTheT via Twitter

There’s good and bad in everything… you get what you’re looking for.
Kanye West via Twitter

You can’t bring everyone to the new places you’re going.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

Quotes of the Week – Ending 3.7.10

(a double dose, since I’ve been gone so long)

…yeah he’s not the cutest thing in the world, but I could see myself getting drunk and putting my finger in his ass.

If relationships aren’t about money why do so many women like to make it an issue that they don’t need a man because they have money?
Scrivs via Twitter

…bitch buy yourself a turtleneck cause I will never sweat cha.
Derrick L. Briggs via Twitter

Work ethic is defined by what you’re willing to do when nobody is watching.
Mr. Jones via Twitter

Justice is what love looks like in public.
Michael Eric Dyson

You stay in this world long enough and you’ll reach the point where news can be shocking, but it fails to surprise you anymore.
Racewire – College “Ghetto-Themed” Parties: The Awful, Racist Idea That Just Won’t Die

I don’t understand why people get mad when you do something that you said you were going to do.
Trent Jackson via Twitter

There are two ways to do things: my way or the wrong way.
Queer Kid of Color via Twitter

I debate my peers. All others I teach.
John Henrik Clarke

You’re too superficial, that’s why you have no friends.
I’m superficial because I won’t be friends with fatties?

I’ve seen honest faces before. They usually come attached to liars.
The W B via Twitter

I think one of us is supposed to take our pants off now.
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(while watching Jesus Camp)
oh right, Ted Haggard! Isn’t he gay?
Yep…got excommunicated…his wife didnt leave him.
I know, isn’t that crazy! I’m telling you I need a girlfriend.
That’ll be OK with you fucking a dude?
Sure, my love of cock isn’t going away any time soon.
You might have to like pussy.
I’ll start eating oysters to prepare.
Let me know how that works out for you.
The oysters or the pussy?

In today’s market, Rihanna sings better than Whitney Houston. I DARE you to deny it.
The Skorpion via Twitter

I’ve learned not to hate, not to blame, not to envy and not to criticize but to appreciate what God has in store for me.
Paula Abdul via Twitter

As I continue growing in life I realize it’s less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.
Kevin Watson via Twitter

THIS is why I love Kelly Clarkson.

I don’t sit in the dark and curse the dark, I try to light a match!
Dr. Maya Angelou

Sometimes you’ve gotta let go, just to see if there was anything worth holding on to.
Rev Run via Twitter