“The other reason I took this job was so I could do really cool stuff like this. It is with great pride that my first order of business as a commander of this base is the announcement of the promotion of Major Samantha Carter to Lieutenant Colonel.”
HAMILTON: “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” - Winston Churchhill
LAURENS: “If you want to know what makes a mans like, take a look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” - Sirius Black
LAFAYETTE: “The world is cruel, my love. You must understand that, but in understanding you must understand this, too; just because it is cruel does not mean it is not beautiful.” - Christopher Poindexter
HERCULES: “Who are you to judge the life I live? I am not perfect and I don’t have to be! Before you start pointing fingers, make sure your hands are clean.” - Bob Marley
ANGELICA: “When a man hits a target they call him a marksman. When I hit a target, they call it a trick. Never did like that much.” - Annie Oakley
ELIZA: “For most of history, anonymous has been a women.” - Virginia Woolf
PEGGY: “The future belongs to those who believe in their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt
WASHINGTON: “The marks humans leave are too often scars.” - John Green
BURR: “What didn’t kill me didn’t make me stronger at all.” - Ed Sheeran
TJEFFS: “I never look back, darling! It distracts from the now.” - Edna, “The Incredibles”
JMADS: “I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.” - Vincent Van Gogh
@mjaydesw: Look I’m not saying that I’m picturing Christopher Judge arching an eyebrow and uttering “Indeed” EVERY time you type it. Just like 97% of the time. Which is also why my reply might sometimes be an inappropriate snicker or lol at times.
If you tell someone you’re a linguist, the most likely response—after “How many languages do you speak?“—is "I guess I’d better watch my grammar then.” These answers reveal both a lack of understanding of linguistic issues and a deep insecurity about language. Linguists are, quite simply, specialists who take a scientific interest in language. They want to know how language works, and they’re not interested in judging you.