Random Quote Archive

For a while (during 2010 and 2011) I used to post a random quote on the Home page of The Oo Kingdom. These are now gathered on this page, with the original posting date for each quote.

NOTE: Though this page appears on the navigation menu under “Borrowed Stuff,” four of the quotes are actually my own. — Charlie


May 29, 2011
“Where, oh where, are you tonight?
Why did you leave me here all alone?
I searched the world over and thought I found true love;
You met another and pffft! you was gone.”
— Archie Campbell on Hee Haw

February 6, 2011
“It’s a great day to be great, baby… to God be the glory.”
— Greg Jennings, wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, upon being asked immediately after the game how it felt to win Super Bowl XLV

March 28, 2010
“My momma always said, ‘Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.’”
— Forrest Gump

March 17, 2010
“Honey, when I said I wanted to lay waste to you, I didn’t mean I wanted to destroy you. I just wanted to fling poop at you!”
— from 754 Ways to Zing Your Lover by Olive U. Moore (this is entirely made up)

March 6, 2010
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
— Dr. Albert Einstein (German-born US physicist, 1879–1955)

February 21, 2010
“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”
Holy Bible, Matthew 24:35 (New International Version)

February 10, 2010
“Time marches on — and we all suffer the consequences.”
— Charlie Petitt (musing about his upcoming birthday)

January 31, 2010
“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That's why we call it the present.”
— Babatunde Olatunji (similar to an earlier quote by Eleanor Roosevelt)

Find many more similar quotes at http://www.quotegarden.com/live-now.html.

January 21, 2010
“America, the land of the free and the home of the red tape.”
— Charlie Petitt (September 13, 2009)

January 11, 2010
“People assume that time is a straight progression of cause to effect… but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint, it’s more like a big ball of wibbly-wobbly… timey-wimey… stuff.”
— The Doctor, from the Doctor Who Season 3 episode “Blink”

January 1, 2010
“I was green before green was cool.” — the Ummamum