captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
In fact, no gods anywhere play chess. They prefer simple, vicious games, where you Do Not Achieve Transcendence but Go Straight to Oblivion; a key to the understanding of all religion is that a god’s idea of amusement is Snakes and Ladders with greased rungs.
It’s not enough to be able to pick up a sword. You have to know which end to poke into the enemy.
Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.
In the Beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
When you can flatten entire cities at a whim, a tendency towards quiet reflection and seeing-things-from-the-other-fellow’s-point-of-view is seldom necessary.