“There’s nothing simpler than avoiding people you don’t like. Avoiding one’s friends – that’s the real test.” Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham on Downton Abbey
“I always think there’s something rather foreign about high spirits at breakfast.” Jim Carter as Mr. Carson on Downton Abbey
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
“You don’t have to love it here. Just tolerate it an awful lot.” Harry Morgan as Colonel Potter in M*A*S*H
“You know that in nine hundred years of time and space and I’ve never met anybody who wasn’t important before.” Matt Smith as The Doctor in Doctor Who
“Maybe this year will be better than the last.” From “A Long December” by Counting Crows
This is entirely too relatable.
“Nineteen-fourteen has gone. Its sun, which rose fairly, has set in blood. What will nineteen-fifteen bring?” Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
“We are the music makers,
And we are the dreamers of dreams…” “Ode” by Arthur O’Shaughnessy via Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
“We’re all asses, aren’t we?” Wallace Shawn as Teddy Lempell on ER
How many people have had “The only way out is through” as their motto this year?
“He says the best way out is always through.
And I agree to that, or in so far
As that I can see no way out but through–
Leastways for me–and then they’ll be convinced.” Robert Frost, “A Servant to Servants”