Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.
I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of.
I'll take crazy over stupid any day.
People love a happy ending. So every episode, I will explain once again that I don't like people. And then Mal will shoot someone. Someone we like. And their puppy.
There's a time and place for everything, and I believe it’s called 'fan fiction'.
Very occasionally, if you pay really close attention, life doesn't suck.
Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don't forget food. You can go a week without laughing.
You're going to burn in a very special level of hell. A level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the road less traveled by and they CANCELLED MY FRIKKIN' SHOW. I totally shoulda took the road that had all those people on it. Damn.
Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.
Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of God, tell a joke.
Recognizing power in another does not diminish your own.
So, why do you write these strong female characters? Because you’re still asking me that question." [Equality Now speech, May 15, 2006]
If you can't run, you crawl. If you can't crawl-- you find someone to carry you.
There’s a fine line between support and stalking and let’s all stay on the right side of that.
Don’t give people what they want, give them what they need.
You take people, you put them on a journey, you give them peril, you find out who they really are.
In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.
All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. Art isn't your pet -- it's your kid. It grows up and talks back to you.
If you can't do something smart, do something right.
If you're going to make a science fiction movie, then have a hover craft chase, for God's sake.
Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.
I'd rather make a show 100 people need to see, than a show that 1000 people want to see.
Every day's a negotiation and sometimes it's done with guns.
Faith in God means believing absolutely in something with no proof whatsoever. Faith in humanity means believing absolutely in something with a huge amount of proof to the contrary. We are the true believers.
You can't take the sky from me.
Two things that matter to me. Emotional resonance and rocket launchers.
You either have to write or you shouldn't be writing. That's all.
I cannot abide useless people.
Redemption is something you have to fight for in a very personal, down-dirty way. Some of our characters lose that, some stray from that, and some regain it.
Shiny, let's be bad guys!
He's like Super Librarian, y'know? Everyone forgets, Willow, that knowledge is the ultimate weapon.
The thing about changing the world... Once you do it, the world's all different.
As we all know, blinking lights means science.
Everything I do is going to contain the message that men who are going to be comfortable with powerful women are going to be more powerful men
If I kill you, you'll be awake, you'll be facing me, and you'll be armed.
It's not enough to bash in heads. You've got to bash in minds.
Captain, I think you have a problem with your brain being missing.
Time for some thrillin' heroics.
Everyone has their first date and the object is to hide your flaws. And then you're in a relationship, and it's all about hiding your disappointment. And then, once you're married, it's about hiding your sins.
I also don't trust Caribou anymore. They're out there, on the tundra, waiting... Something's going down. I'm right about this.
Dr. Banner, your work is unparalleled. And I'm a huge fan of the way you lose control and turn into an enormous, green rage monster.
Someone else's loss is my chocolatey goodness
The news isn't there to tell you what happened. It's there to tell you what it wants you to hear or what it thinks you want to hear.
Can't stop the signal
Sadly, I hate foreigners. And Americans. And animals. And flora, and some fauna. Also the magma that is the very core of this our mother earth. I'm full o' hate!
If every vampire who said he was at The Crucifixion, was actually there, it would have been like Woodstock . . .
War is not just the business of death, it is the antitheses of life.
It's about women. It's about power and it's about women and you just hate those two words in the same sentence, don't you?
I'm not big on regret. It's not on my schedule.
In the time of gods and monsters, what is the worth of a man?
Okay, uh, I'm lost. I'm angry. And I'm armed.
Time is what turns kittens into cats.
So, no more running. I aim to misbehave.
You are talking crazy-person talk. Put your words in word places please.
I mean, I knew I wasn't a nice person, but what did I do in my past life to deserve this? I must have hit a bus full of nuns while driving a stolen car on my way to selling drugs to schoolchildren!
What's plan b?' 'We all die now.' 'What's plan c?
Misogyny… is not a true part of the human condition. It is life out of balance and that imbalance is sucking something out of the soul of every man and woman who is confronted with it.
How do you know your Colossus is the genuine article in the first place? I read his mind. I matched his DNA. I smelled him. I also did that.
Love is for children. I owe him a debt.
Do you love me? What? Do you? I love you. I don't know if I trust you. Maybe you shouldn't do either. Maybe I'm the one who should decide!
Xander, don't speak Latin in front of the books.
Back in my day, which was about a week and a half ago, we took our lumps and we got back up and we cried like babies and quit and then put on weight.
You think we're dancing?" "That's all we've ever done.
How did you find me here? If I was blind, I would see you. Stay with me. Forever. That's the whole point. I'll never leave. Not even if you kill me.
Because to me, there is no logic of any kind behind misogyny. Therefore, it’s funny, because it’s so completely random to me. It’s senseless.
I aim to misbehave.
To read makes our speaking English good.
I leave the world in terrible turmoil. I come back, same turmoil. Nothing at all different. Well, outfits are a little different...
Whatever makes you weird, is probably your greatest asset.
Life's a show and we all play a part And when the music starts We open up our hearts
You can't just throw people at all your problems, dear.
Writing is the greatest thing that can happen to a human being. It's the best.
A vague disclaimer is nobody's friend
I am not made of steel. Rage. I...am made... of RAGE!!!!
I really like beer.
I'm not a leader now. I'm a whole damn army.
The first lesson a watcher learns is to separate truth from illusion. Because in the world of magicks, it's the hardest thing to do.
Try taking a stand on just one leg. You need to see both sides.
If nothing we do matters, then all that matters is what we do.
I'm totally cool. I'm totally calm, and I'm totally cool. My calm is exceeded only by my cool. Which is total. Here we go.
To accept duality is to earn identity.
Sketchy: I'm no stranger to stoner logic.
I keep thinking they’re gonna call me. I keep thinking they’re gonna crunch the numbers and think, oh, we can make money with this! And they don’t.
Vampire Willow: "Bored now.
That wouldn't be a first, now would it?" "Jean." "Jean Grey is dead, Agent." "Yeah, that'll last.
I don't think that I can change the world, I just want to punch it up a little.
Angel, when I look into the future, all I see is you! All I want is you. I know the feeling.
I walk. I talk. I shop. I sneeze. I'm gonna be a fireman when the floods roll back. There's trees in the desert since you moved out, and I don't sleep on a bed of bones.
Lockheed! You found me! You are the best X-Dragon ever.
Because obsession is the thing in us that makes us not everybody else.
Everything I do in its essence is about helplessness. That's the story I want to tell all the time. It's the story I wanted to live - somebody who appears to be, or is, weak becoming stronger.
That all you got...Bub?
She's terse. I can be terse. Once, in flight school, I was laconic.
I am a leaf on the wind - watch how I soar
Okay. So...serious wedgie...
It is good to know, no matter how long I am gone...you do not grow up too much.
River Tam (Summer Glau): No power in the 'verse can stop me.