Thursday, May 16, 2013

100 MORE Short Star Wars Quotes about Life

More quotes:
Use them for motivation, encouragement, apologies, etc.  Some of them are questions... some are commands... and others are very Zen in the way you could take their meaning.  Out of context, many of these are very applicable to situations and society in general.
(Can you match these to the character or movie?  These might be a little tougher than the first 100)

1) "Use my knowledge, I beg you."
2) "Might I suggest that you.................. it can wait."
3) "I feel the conflict within you.  Let go of your hate."
4) "Laugh it up fuzzball!"
5) "Shut him up or shut him down."
6) "Are you sure?"     "Absolutely."
7) "Stay on target!"
8) "Don't get excited."
9) "Watch your mouth kid, or you'll find yourself floating home."
10) "You watch your language."
11) "I don't know who you are or where you come from, but from now on, you'll do as I tell you, okay?"
12) "You do have your moments.  Not many of them, but you do have them."
13) "He certainly has courage."     "Yeah, but what good will it do us if he gets himself killed?"
14) "You don't have to do this to impress me."
15) "You'll find I'm full of surprises!"
16) "What's wrong?"     "Nothing, I'm all right."
17) "I will do what I must."
18) "I promise to return and finish what I've begun.  You have my word."
19) "I have a promise to keep... to an old friend."
20) "Scoundrel? ...Scoundrel.  I like that."
21) "Why don't you take a look around.  You know what's about to happen, what they're up against."
22) "I'm surprised you had the courage to take the responsibility yourself."
23) "Sorry about the mess."
24) "All his life has he looked the future, to the horizon.  Never his mind on where he was...what he was doing."
25) "No reward is worth this."
26) "He is as clumsy as he is stupid."
27) "We seem to be made to suffer.  It's our lot in life."
28) "Reckless is he. Now matters are worse."
29) "I have been arrogant and I apologize."
30) "So uncivilized..."
31) "I sense a great deal of confusion in you."
32) "He was deceived by a lie.  We all were."
33) "What're you lookin' at?  I know what I'm doing."
34) "That's impossible, even for a computer."
35) "Your friend is quite a mercenary.  I wonder if he really cares about anything... or anyone."
36) "This is all your fault"
37) "What an incredible smell you've discovered."
38) "Sometimes I just don't understand human behavior."
39) "Oh, you make it so difficult sometimes."
40) "I cannot teach him.  The boy has no patience."
41) "Always with you it cannot be done."
42) "You want the impossible."
43) "I had no choice."
44) "I've done all I can.  I'm sorry I couldn't do better, but I have my own problems."
45) "It's not my fault."
46) "How are we doing?"     "The same as always."     "That bad, huh?"
47) "He has too much of his father in him.  That's what I'm afraid of."
48) "No, I don't think he likes you.  No, I don't like you either."
49) "Don't everyone thank me at once."
50) "We're doomed."
51) "I happen to like nice men."
52) "I'm so very proud of you."
53) "Careful you must be when sensing the future."
54) "If what you have told me is true, you will have gained my trust."
55) "I told you I'd make it someday."
56) "You know, sometimes I even amaze myself."
57) "I can't believe he's gone."     "There wasn't anything you could have done."
58) "You're braver than I thought."
59) "He's quite clever, you know... for a human being."
60) "Everything's going to be fine.  Trust me."
61) "It's the only way you can save your friends... your thoughts betray you.  Your feelings for them are strong."
62) "Don't do this... don't shut me out.  Let me help you."
63) "They're my friends.  I've got to help them."
64) "Now don't you forget this.  Why I should stick my neck out for you is far beyond my capacity."
65) "Train yourself to let go of everything that you fear to lose."
66) "You must unlearn what you have learned."
67) "Control, control... you must learn control."
68) "You will find that it is you who are mistaken... about a great many things."
69) "You're far too trusting."
70) "It's been my experience that Senators are only focused on pleasing those who fund their campaigns... and they are more than willing to forget the niceties of democracy to get those funds."
71) "We must continue to rely on negotiation."
72) "I won't be a pawn in your political game."
73) "If you're not with me, you're my enemy."
74) "No time to discuss this in a committee."
75) "They don't trust you.  They see your future.  They know your power will be too strong to control."
76) "My men are working as fast as they can."     "Perhaps I can find new ways to motivate them."
77) "Evacuate?  In our moment of triumph?  I think you overestimate their chances."
78) "This will be a day long remembered."
79) "I'm out of it for a little while, everybody gets delusions of grandeur."
80) "Everything that has transpired has done so according to my design."
81) "Still hanging around with this loser?"
82) "I beg your pardon... what do you mean I'm naked?"
83) "You've got to come back.  You wouldn't want my life to get boring, would you?"
84) "Nobody knows where he is."     "What do you mean 'nobody knows'?"
85) "I will quickly discover the truth of all this."
86) "The biggest problem in the universe is no one helps each other."
87) "I should be mindful of the future... but not at the expense of the moment."
88) "Greed can be a powerful ally... if it's used properly."
89) "You should be proud of your son.  He gives without any thought of reward."
90) "Whenever you gamble, my friend, eventually you'll lose."
91) "Our meeting was no coincidence."
92) "Nothing happens by accident."
93) "This path has been placed for you.  The choice to take it is yours alone."
94) "You can't stop change any more than you can stop the suns from setting."
95) "Sometimes we have to let go of our pride and do what is requested of us."
96) "Good is a point of view."
97) "If one is to understand the great mystery... one must study all its aspects, not just the dogmatic, narrow view."
98) "If money is all that you love, then that's what you'll receive."
99) "Save your strength.  There'll be another time."
100) "It's against my programming to impersonate a deity.

Check out the previous 100 here.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

100 Star Wars Twitter Accounts

Twitter is a great source of news and entertainment. 

Some of the big names don't do Twitter *or at least I haven't found them; (Harrison Ford, Natalie Portman, George Lucas, etc ...) and some of the people who were and will be instrumental in bringing us Star Wars don't do Twitter either; (Ben Burtt, Rob Coleman, Michael Arndt…).  So, I've put together a pretty good list of those that are active so you can see what's going on in their world and in the Star Wars world. 

I've got actors, artists, writers, voice actors, highly active fans, highly connected employees, nerdy news sites, and even some fun/odd/parody characters.  Follow the ones you like.                      
1) Anthony Daniels --(@ADaniels3PO)
2) Billy Dee Williams --(@realbdw)
3) Carrie Fisher --(@CarrieFFisher)
4) Ewan McGregor --(@mcgregor_ewan)

5) Liam Neeson --(@liamneeson)
6) Mark Hamill --(@HamillHimself)
7) Peter Mayhew --(@TheWookieeRoars)
8) Samuel L Jackson --(@SamuelLJackson)
9) Warwick Davis --(@WarwickADavis)
10) Ahmed Best --(@ahmedbest)
11) Bonnie Piesse --(@bonniepiesse)
12) Brian Blessed --(@brianblessed)
13) Daniel Logan --(@Daniel_Logan)
14) Jay Laga'aia --(@JayLagaaia)
15) Temuera Morrison --(@Tem_Morrison)
Voice Actors
16) Ashley Eckstein --(@HerUniverse)
17) Catherine Taber --(@cattaber)
18) Dee Bradley Baker --(@deebradleybaker)
19) Matt Lanter --(@MattLanter)
20) James Arnold Taylor --(@JATactor)
21) George Takei --(@GeorgeTakei) - Lok Durd
22) Jon Favreau --(@Jon_Favreau) - Pre Vizla
23) Katee Sackhoff --(@kateesackhoff) - Bo-Katan
24) Sam Witwer --(@SamWitwer) - Darth Maul / Starkiller
25) Seth Green --(@sethgreen) - TODO 360 - Robot Chicken - Detours?
26) Simon Pegg --(@simonpegg) - Dengar
Insiders / Employees / Former employees
27) Star Wars --(@starwars)
28) Star Wars Books --(@DelReyStarWars)
29) Star Wars Celebration --(@SW_Celebration)
30) star wars insider --(@SW_Insider)
31) bad robot --(@bad_robot)          JJ Abrams Company
32) Dave Filoni --(@dave_filoni)
33) Grant Imahara --(@grantimahara)
34) ILM Visual Effects --(@ILMVFX)
35) Kennedy/Marshall Co. --(@Kenedy/Marshall)    Kathleen Kennedy
36) Kyle Newman --(@kyle_newman)
37) Matthew Wood --(@matthewood)
38) Nick Gillard --(@TheNickGillard)
39) Phil Tippett --(@PhilTippett)
40) Walt Disney --(@Disney)
41) Walt Disney Pictures --(@DisneyPictures)
42) Abel G Pena --(@ThePhilodoxer)
43) Amy Ratcliffe --(@amy_geek)    writer,
44) Bonnie Burton --(@bonniegrrl)
45) Dan Madsen --(@THEDanMadsen)          Original Fan Club Founder
46) Jennifer Heddle --(@jenheddle)               Editor Lucasfilm/LucasBooks
47) Kevin Smith --(@ThatKevinSmith)
48) Leland Chee --(@HolocronKeeper)          Holocron Keeper…
49) Mary Franklin --(@MaryLFL)       Sr. Events Lead Lucasfilm
50) Pablo Hidalgo --(@infinata)
51) Steve Sansweet --(@SteveSansweet)    former director of Fan Relations
52) Tracy Cannobbio --(@Tcann13)  Lucasfilm Publicist
53) Brian Wood --(@brianwood)
54) Dave Dorman --(@DaveDorman)
55) J.W. Rinzler --(@jwrinzler)
56) John Jackson Miller --(@jjmfaraway)
57) Katie Cook --(@katiecandraw)
58) Matt Busch --(@Matt_Busch)
59) Michael A. Stackpole --(@MikeStackpole)
60) Randy Martinez --(@Randy_Martinez)
61) Randy Stradley --(@Randy_Stradley)      VP publishing Dark Horse
62) Tom Hodges --(@hodgesart)
63) Dark Horse Comics --(@DarkHorseComics)
Fans in the know / other
64) 501st Legion --(@501stLegion)
65) Adam Pawlus --(@adam16bit)
66) Dan Curto --(@dancurto)
67) Dustin Roberts --(@dustinroberts)
68) Gus Lopez --(@toysrgus)
69) Jay Shepard --(@JovialJay)
70) MC Chris --(@_mcchris)         **       Fette's Vette of course
71) Frank D'iorio --(@DioramaWorkshop)
72) Galactic Binder --(@galacticbinder)
73) Galactic Hunter --(@GalacticHunter)
74) Hasbro --(@HasbroNews)
75) Rancho Obi-Wan --(@RanchoObiWan)
76) Rebel Force Radio --(@RebelForceRadio)
77) Rebelscum --(@rebelscumnews)
78) Yakface --(@yak_face)
79) Star Wars Art --(@StarWarsArt)
80) Star Wars Events --(@StarWarsEvents)
81) Star Wars in the Class --(@StarWarsinClass)
82) Star Wars Uncut --(@starwarsuncut)
83) Star Wars Watch --(@StarWarswatch)
84) The Force .NET --(@theforcenet)
85) The ForceCast --(@forcecast)
Characters/Parody accounts
86) Admiral Ackbar --(@_Admiral_Ackbar)
87) Darth Vader --(@darthvader)
88) Death Star PR --(@deathstarpr)
89) Depressed Darth --(@DepressedDarth)
90) Han Solo --(@hansolo)
91) Jedi PR --(@JediOrderPR)
92) Mara Jade --(@theMaraJade)
93) Star Wars Joke-A-Day --(@StarWarsJokes)
94) Verified Darth --(@sithsarcasm)
95) Yoda --(@yoda)
Not entirely Star Wars, but deliver a lot of timely news in the geek world
96) Big Shiny Robot --(@BigShinyRobot)
97) io9 --(@io9)
98) MTV geek --(@MTVGeek)
99) Nerdist News --(@NerdistNews)
100) San Diego Comic Con --(@Comic_Con)
I know there are others... if I'm missing some, please add them in the comments.  I'll add actors or insiders to the list if they are active and/or "real".