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Quotes About Colossus

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William Shakespeare
“Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
Like a Colossus; and we petty men
Walk under his huge legs, and peep about
To find ourselves dishonourable graves.”
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

Joss Whedon
“I leave the world in terrible turmoil. I come back, same turmoil. Nothing at all different. Well, outfits are a little different...”
Joss Whedon, Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 1: Gifted

Joss Whedon
“I am not made of steel. Rage. I...am made... of RAGE!!!!”
Joss Whedon, Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 1: Gifted

Joss Whedon
“I’m assuming you’re as mystified by this as the rest of us, Rasputin.

No. I’m not. I have been planning to destroy the Breakworld since I was a child.

[silence]

This is why I don’t make so many jokes. I never know when is good.”
Joss Whedon, Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 4: Unstoppable

Joss Whedon
“Are you all right?"

"Oh my god! I phased!"

"Are you all right?"

"Are you?"

"It was strange."

"I can't believe I phased just then! That's never...it was totally your fault."

"I like to think so, yes."

"Tee hee.”
Joss Whedon, Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 3: Torn

Joss Whedon
“I've Got Him! You've got to keep at her. Forget all your training--she's fought you a thousand times."


"Don't presume to run my team, you little tart-"

(Colossus throws Emma at Danger)

"Yes. I see how it works. Normally, I wouldn't have done that.”
Joss Whedon, Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 2: Dangerous

Joss Whedon
“It is good to know, no matter how long I am gone...you do not grow up too much.”
Joss Whedon, Astonishing X-Men, Vol. 2: Dangerous

Herman Melville
“In the serene weather of the tropics it is exceedingly pleasant—the mast-head; nay, to a dreamy meditative man it is delightful. There you stand, a hundred feet above the silent decks, striding along the deep, as if the masts were gigantic stilts, while beneath you and between your legs, as it were, swim the hugest monsters of the sea, even as ships once sailed between the boots of the famous Colossus at old Rhodes.”
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

“Her mother leaned in. “She calls him ‘Colossus.’Now what do you think that is for?”
“I’m sure she’s fine—”
“Not if she is with Colossus. She asked
me last week if I could get her birth control.”
“Okay, okay. What do you want me to do?”
“I want you to find that campground and
bring your sister home.”....
“Fine.”
“You’re going to go now?”
“Do I have any choice? It’s either that or let Lucy get impregnated by the Colossus, right?”
Jessica Clare, The Care and Feeding of an Alpha Male

Robert G. Ingersoll
“Compare King William with the philosopher Haeckel. The king is one of the anointed by the most high, as they claim—one upon whose head has been poured the divine petroleum of authority. Compare this king with Haeckel, who towers an intellectual colossus above the crowned mediocrity. Compare George Eliot with Queen Victoria. The Queen is clothed in garments given her by blind fortune and unreasoning chance, while George Eliot wears robes of glory woven in the loom of her own genius.

The world is beginning to pay homage to intellect, to genius, to heart.

We have advanced. We have reaped the benefit of every sublime and heroic self-sacrifice, of every divine and brave act; and we should endeavor to hand the torch to the next generation, having added a little to the intensity and glory of the flame.”
Robert G. Ingersoll, The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child

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