“There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.” ~ John Rogers
However, I also find it absolutely hilarious when people make quite harsh remarks or take a jab at somebody and then top it off with a smiley as if it could make everything alright.
It's almost funnier when the jab is followed by :rolli: or or because then they seem like a little, mean, squishy bug.
The first man to raise a fist is the man who's run out of ideas. H.G. WELLS
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. FEYNMAN If this is monkey pee, you're on your own.SCULLY