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"I was against Russo-Disneyland from the start."
Why Icarus Flew Too Close To The Sun
Boulder thinks: 'I rock.'
"I don't care if he is a baseball immortal. He should wear a robe and carry a harp like the rest of us."
Tags:angel, angels, afterlife, afterlives, heaven, heavens, death, dead, died, immortal, immortals, great, great man, great men, baseball immortal, baseball immortals, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, baseball fan, baseball fans, jealousy, jealous, stuck up, arrogant, arrogance, conceit, hubris
Bill hits the ground running, makes a big splash early on, and rides a roller-coaster of insane popularity right into the "Where Are They Now?" Wilderness of Forgotten Celebrities.
Tags:fame, famous, celeb, celebs, fortune, celebrity, celebrities, public, adoring public, fickle, fickleness, star, stardom, popularity, discard, discarded, disposable, disposable society, culture of fame, knock off one's pedestal, glory, inglorious, hubris, disgrace, public disgrace, vip, superstar, consigned to oblivion, celebrity culture, banish, banishment, exile, public memory, glory days, unfashionable, out of fashion
"Do you love what we do here?"
Tags:medal, medals, employee reward, employee morale, worker morale, appreciation, feeling appreciated, sisyphus, sisyphean task, tartarus, hades, sisyphean tasks, office drone, office drones, worker appreciation, employee appreciation, recognition, recognitions, reward, rewards, greek myth, greek myths, greek mythology, classical myth, classical myths, classical mythology, hubris
The confident duelist.
Tags:duel, duels, dueler, duelers, dueller, duellers, dueling, duelists, swordfight, sword fighting, dueling ground, fencing, fencers, sword, swords, confidence, ego, egotistical, trash talking, intimidation, intimidating, colloquialisms, colloquial expressions, over confident, over confidence, hubris
"You think you're so perfect, Ashley...but you leave a slime trail just like the rest of us!"
Tags:vanity, vain, clique, cliques, popularities, bug, bugs, snob, snobs, snobbery, snobbish, garden snail, garden snails, superiority complex, superiority complexes, superior attitude, superior attitudes, attitude problem, attitude problems, slime, popular, popularity, snail, snails, unfriendly, unfriendliness, hubris, mollusc, molluscs, peer pressure
'Well, actualy, yes... I do think I'm God's Gift to Women.'
"So, Mr. Smith, remember that little chat you had with the surgeon...?"
Tags:surgeon, surgeons, surgery, operation, operations, medical procedures, operating room, operating rooms, hospital, hospitals, doctor, doctors, nurse, medical malpractice, medical technicians, confidence, confident, over-confident, over-confidence, over confidence, hubris, blindfolds, over confident, over confidence
"Some say we can't go on making millions forever, but I think they're wrong!"
Tags:wall street, bull, bull market, bull markets, bank, banks, banker, bankers, big bank, big banks, too big to fail, tbtf, corporation, corporations, corporate entity, corporate entities, bullish, economic improvement, economic improvements, hubris, optimism, optimistic, unwarranted, hope, hopeful, hopefulness
"I think you should tell the captain that we're probably not the first ones here."
"The weight of our consumer lifestyle's making the road break up."
Tags:consumption, consumer lifestyle, consumer lifestyles, consumptions, consumer society, consumer societies, overconsumption, social problem, social problems, hubris, hubristic, complacent, complacency, environmental disaster, environmental disasters, environmental conscience, ecological, disaster, threat, futurology, transport, car, 4x4, off-road, vehicle
'Icarus, let's get a tan.'
'I know it doesn't seem possible right now, but trust me, it could be worse.'
Pentagon Focus Groups
'It's better to work for yourself in Hell than to work for someone else in Heaven.'
Genetic engineering - mutant DNA escaping from a laboratory.
British Veto, Continent Isolated.
'We're the largest, strongest things on this planet! Why change now?'
Thanking the 'Little People'.
"Before we begin, I know everything about psychiatry. No one knows more about psychiatry than me."
"Well at least you've got a nice sunny day for it Icarus."