“People are DNA’s way of making more DNA”
– Edward O. Wilson.
“A Hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg”
Samuel Butler, “Life and Habit”.
“The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale”
Quotes from Jurassic Park
– No, I’m simply saying that life, uh… finds a way.
Dr. Ian Malcolm: “Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”
“-God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs…
– Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth…
“-God help us; we’re in the hands of engineers!”
Don’t you see the danger, John, inherent in what you’re doing here? Genetic power is the most awesome force the planet’s ever witnessed, yet you wield it like a kid that’s found his dad’s gun.
If there is one thing the history of evolution has taught us it’s that life will not be contained. Life breaks free, expands to new territory, and crashes through barriers, painfully, maybe even dangerously.
You’ll have to get used to Dr. Malcolm, he suffers from a deplorable excess of personality.
Quotes from Sleeper (Woody Allen, 1973)
“Science is an intellectual dead end, you know? It’s a lot of little guys in tweed suits cutting up frogs on foundation grants. ”
“My brain! It’s my second favorite organ!”
Dr. Melik: This morning for breakfast he requested something called “wheat germ, organic honey and tiger’s milk.”
Dr. Aragon: [chuckling] Oh, yes. Those are the charmed substances that some years ago were thought to contain life-preserving properties.
Dr. Melik: You mean there was no deep fat? No steak or cream pies or… hot fudge?
Dr. Aragon: Those were thought to be unhealthy… precisely the opposite of what we now know to be true.
Dr. Melik: Incredible.
Miles: Where am I anyhow, I mean, what happened to everybody, where are all my friends?
Dr. Aragon: You must understand that everyone you knew in the past has been dead nearly two hundred years.
Miles: But they all ate organic rice!
Miles: This stuff tastes awful. I could make a fortune selling it in my health food store.
More Funny Stuff:
Life is a sexually transmitted disease
Support bacteria – it’s the only culture some people have!
Thesaurus: ancient reptile with an excellent vocabulary