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My dignity and good television - they'll never meet. ...
by Adam Savage

My dignity and good television - they'll never meet.
- Adam Savage

Am I about to feel really, really stupid?
- Adam Savage

Let's blow some stuff up.
- Adam Savage

I wouldn't say jamie is an evil genius.
I'm not sure he's evil and I'm not sure he's a genius.
- Adam Savage

 

Stand back!
I gotta get some rocket fuel out of the fridge!
- Adam Savage

I have some ideas on how to fix that.
They're not very good ideas, but at least they're ideas!
- Adam Savage

This is the point in the show where we say,
"Oh, what else do we have in the van that's flammable?"
- Adam Savage

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That was cool and that sucked all at the same time.
- Adam Savage

That was excellent!
I mean, it didn't do anything, but it looked really cool!
- Adam Savage

Remember kids, I have life insurance.
- Adam Savage

I would have to say that looked like it hurt.
- Adam Savage

Bigger is always better.
- Adam Savage

Let's get on our knees and pray.
I don't know to whom.
Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
- Adam Savage

Firemen have the coolest toys ever!
- Adam Savage

I reject your reality and substitute my own.
- Adam Savage

There is no dignity in television.
- Adam Savage

I just had one of those "what the hell are we doing" moments.
- Adam Savage

The best-case scenario is that the glass shatters in my face!
How do you think that makes me feel?
- Adam Savage

Jamie's gonna go take a break now, and i am going to
continue the on-going process of making a fool of myself
and go ahead and try it myself.
- Adam Savage

That's the show.
it's like 5 minutes of science and then 10 minutes of me hurting myself.
- Adam Savage

I am now standing in a mixture of cooling fluid,
gasoline, and cola.
- Adam Savage

Failure is always an option.
- Adam Savage

I'm not gonna shoot anyone with the pellet gun...
Not unless I have to!
- Adam Savage

We're not leaving here without Buster,
man.
Leave no crash-test dummy behind!
- Adam Savage

The only thing that differentiates you and me from
a couple of fourteen year old pyromaniacs is balistic glass!
- Adam Savage

My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.
- Adam Savage

In the spirit of science, there really is no such thing
as a "failed experiment."
Any test that yields valid data is a valid test.
- Adam Savage

Jamie doesn't like to do anything hastily,
and I like to do everything incredibly hastily.
So therein you have the dichotomy of our patterns.
- Adam Savage

Isn't television glamourous?
- Adam Savage

That aesthetic of the Star Wars universe:
the do-it-yourself,
hotrod ethic that George Lucas exported from his childhood,
is exactly the same kind of soul behind what we do and build for the show.
It may not look pretty, but it gets the job done.
- Adam Savage

Existence needs you.
Without you, something will be missing
in existence and nobody can replace it.
Thats what gives you dignity,
that the whole existence will miss you.
- Osho

Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
- H. L. Mencken

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

There is only one terminal dignity -
love.
- Helen Hayes

Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
- Elbert Hubbard

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

Dignity is not negotiable.
Dignity is the honor of the family.
- Vartan Gregorian

Our moral, religious, and political traditions are
united in their respect for the dignity of human life.
- Robert Casey

By a lie, a man...
annihilates his dignity as a man.
- Immanuel Kant

A people must have dignity and identity.
- Andrew Goodman

We treated all of the dead with dignity.
- Harry Anderson

It comes down to the way you treat people.
When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time,
you can work through anything.
- John Bacon

When will the day come that our dignity will be fully restored,
when the purpose of our lives will no longer be merely
to survive until the sun rises tomorrow!
- Thabo Mbeki

The door of conciliation and compromise is finally
closed by our adversaries,
and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with
the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
- Robert Toombs

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge
which determines the mind's dignity.
- William Ellery Channing

Education can give you a skill, but a liberal education can give you dignity.
- Ellen Key

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about,
he may omit things that he knows.
The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only
one ninth of it being above water.
- Ernest Hemingway

If a person goes to his job with a firm determination
to give of himself the best of which he is capable,
that job no matter what it is takes on dignity and importance.
- Hortense Odlum

Each of us, face to face with other men,
is clothed with some sort of dignity,
but we know only too well all the unspeakable things that go on in the heart.
- Luigi Pirandello

The business of the law is to make sense of the confusion
of what we call human life -
to reduce it to order but at the same time to give it possibility,
scope, even dignity.
- Archibald MacLeish

The government I led gave ordinary people peace,
security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.
- Benazir Bhutto

Further, the dignity of the science itself seems to
require that every possible means be explored for the
solution of a problem so elegant and so celebrated.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of
man's superiority to all that befalls him.
- Romain Gary

Whose rights will we acknowledge? Whose human dignity
will we respect? For whose well-being will we,
as a people, assume responsibility?
- Robert Casey

My voice had a long, nonstop career.
It deserves to be put to bed with quiet and dignity,
not yanked out every once in a while to see if it can
still do what it used to do.
It can't.
- Beverly Sills

All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression;
all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning.
Everything is either symbol or parable.
- Paul Claudel

The love of liberty and the sense of human dignity
are the basic elements of the Anarchist creed.
- Frederica Montseny

A fact must be assimilated with, or discriminated fromm,
some other fact or facts, in order to be raised to the dignity of a truth,
and made to convey the least knowledge to the mind.
- Henry Mayhew

He worked for the day when all people would be clothed in dignity.
- Don King

The primal principle of democracy is the worth and
dignity of the individual.
- Edward Bellamy

From the depth of need and despair, people can work together,
can organize themselves to solve their own problems
and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
- Cesar Chavez

Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I
didn't vote because I have dignity.
If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them,
I would spit on my own face.
- Oriana Fallaci

Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
- George Santayana

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace,
making the best of circumstances.
- Aristotle

We only live once, but once is enough if we do it right.
Live your life with class, dignity, and style so that an exclamation,
rather than a question mark signifies it!
- Gary Ryan Blair

Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value.
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia
into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.
- T. E. Lawrence

One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked,
but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.
- Michael J. Fox

The defense of our rights and our dignity,
as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome
by the feeling of hatred -
this is the road we have chosen.
- Lech Walesa

It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to
report that I died with dignity,
without animal fear and without bravado.
I owe that much to myself.
- Caryl Chessman


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