Tuesday 23 May 2006

Quotes for the Day

Today's theme is Heroes. Thanks again to qotd.


Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1896 - 1940


Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed?
- Solomon Short


The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not graven only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol, woven into the stuff of other men's lives.
- Thucydides


The trouble with superheros is what to do between phone booths.
- Ken Kesey