Firefly Quotes

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Joss Whedon
“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.”
Joss Whedon

You can't take the sky from me.
“You can't take the sky from me.”
Joss Whedon

That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross,
“That girl will rain destruction down on you and your ship. She is an albatross, Captain.

Way I remember it, albatross was a ship's good luck, 'til some idiot killed it. (to Inara) Yes, I've read a poem. Try not to faint.”
Joss Whedon

Simon: You're in a dangerous line of work, Jayne. Odds are you'll be under my
“Simon: You're in a dangerous line of work, Jayne. Odds are you'll be under my knife again, often. So I want you to understand one thing very clearly: No matter what you do or say or plot, no matter how you come down on us, I will never, ever harm you. You're on this table, you're safe... 'cause I'm your medic. And however little we may like or trust each other, we're on the same crew. Got the same troubles, same enemies, and more than enough of both. Now, we could circle each other and growl, sleep with one eye open, but that thought wearies me. I don't care what you've done, I don't know what you're planning on doing, but I'm trusting you. I think you should do the same. 'Cause I don't see this working any other way.
River: Also, I can kill you with my brain.”
Ben Edlund

Shiny, let's be bad guys!
“Shiny, let's be bad guys!”
Joss Whedon

Ain't all buttons and charts, little albatross. Know what the first rule of flying is?
“Ain't all buttons and charts, little albatross. Know what the first rule of flying is? Well I s'pose you do, since you already know what I'm 'bout to say.

I do. But I like to hear you say it.

Love. Can know all the math in the 'verse but take a boat in the air that you don't love? She'll shake you off just as sure as a turn in the worlds. Love keeps her in the air when she oughta fall down...tell you she's hurtin' 'fore she keens...makes her a home.”
Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
“Come a day there won’t be room for naughty men like us to slip about at all. This job goes south, there well may not be another. So here is us, on the raggedy edge. Don’t push me, and I won’t push you. Dong le ma?”
Joss Whedon

Joss Whedon
“Captain, I think you have a problem with your brain being missing.”
Joss Whedon

Crystal Woods
“I had a dream about you last night. I was alone on a dark night and you came to me as a firefly. I knew it was you because you were the brightest.”
Crystal Hudson, Dreaming is for lovers

Joss Whedon
“Time for some thrillin' heroics.”
Joss Whedon

Neil Gaiman
“I took the dog out for a walk tonight, and together we wandered across the meadow next door. It was a warm summer's night, dark, and moonless. There were a handful of fireflies flickering intermittently, some so close to me I could see they were burning green as they flew, and some further away, who seemed to be flashing white.

And in the sky above them a continual roil of distant summer lightning (the storm distant enough that it was silent) burned and flashed and illuminated the clouds. It seemed as if the lightning bugs were talking to the lightning, in a perfect call and response of flash and counterflash. I watched the sky and the meadow flash and flash while the dog walked ahead of me, and realised that I was perfectly happy...”
Neil Gaiman

“I swear by my pretty floral bonnet, I will end you.”
Malcolm Reynolds

Melodie Ramone
“It's my estimation that every man ever got a statue made of him was one kind of a son of a bitch or another. --Malcolm Reynolds”
Melodie Ramone

“Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!”
Hoban "Wash" Washburne

Joanne Crisner
“In the middle of this journey, we lose a bit of ourselves. We do not know where we are or where we’re headed. We look for directions, seek for guidance, and if we’re lucky, we find it without too much time lost. And if we’re truly lucky, we gain our whole selves back, with an ounce of wisdom on top.”
Joanne Crisner

Jane Espenson
“Mercy is the mark of a great man! (stabs defeated opponent) I guess I'm just a good man. (stabs opponent again) Well ... I'm alright.”
Jane Espenson

Sara  Humphreys
“You are the beautiful and elusive pinpoint of radiance that lit up the darkness and called me home.”
Sara Humphreys

“No power in the 'verse can stop me!”
River Tam from Firefly

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Fireflies are stars that could not journey to the sky.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

Delia Owens
“In his room, scanning through the poetry book for one to read in class, Tate found a poem by Thomas Moore:


... she's gone to the Lake of the Dismal Swamp,
Where, all night long, by a fire-fly lamp,
She paddles her white canoe.


And her fire-fly lamp I soon shall see,
And her paddle I soon shall hear;
Long and loving our life shall be,
And I'll hide the maid in a cypress tree,
When the footstep of death is near.


The words made him think of Kya, Jodie's little sister. She'd seemed so small and alone in the marsh's big sweep. He imagined his own sister lost out there. His dad was right- poems made you feel something.”
Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing

Vinko Vrbanic
“Love is a vision, a firefly that majestically glows in the night for some time; then, it winks at you and swiftly disappears.”
Vinko Vrbanic

“With fireflies in her eyes
She blew all her words into his mouth with a stroke of a poignant Kiss!!”
AnkitMishra

Maureen Joyce Connolly
“Be a firefly-flash as if you're dive-bombing from Heaven”
Maureen Joyce Connolly, Little Lovely Things

Richard L.  Ratliff
“Flickering light in a jar
Holes in the lids
Fireflies chased by the kids”
Richard L. Ratliff

Ehsan Sehgal
“I am too small, but I live as a firefly. The darkness is shy of me; I understand and feel that I am a human.”
Ehsan Sehgal

“Fireflies are free, so beautiful. (Les lucioles sont libres, donc belles.)”
Charles de Leusse, Les Contes de la nuit

Kevin Hearne
“Granuaile had a slightly wild yet glazed look to her eyes, the look that graduates and brides get when they are congratulated by an endless train of well-wishers. Having your hand kissed by gods and your cheek kissed by godesses can set one's heart aflutter, but I think she bore it well. She didn't go all Fangirl on anyone, but I suspect that's only because none of them bore the slightest resemblance to Nathan Fillion.”
Kevin Hearne, Trapped

Jen Calonita
“The ballroom of Royal Academy might be the most magnificent sight I've ever seen. The enormous room is lit entirely by clouds of fireflies that float near the ceiling. Flowers crawl down the walls like ivy, while dozens of beautiful potted trees give the room the illusion of an enchanted forest.”
Jen Calonita, Misfits

Sheri   Fink
“Just like the Little Firefly, you can trust that you will grow up when the time is right. Be yourself and your true friends will love and support you just the way you are. Celebrating magical moments with genuine friends makes life even sweeter.”
Sheri Fink, The Little Firefly

“A government is a body of people, usually notably ungoverned.”
Cheryl Cain

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