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That was excellent!
by Adam Savage

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

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

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

 

I reject your reality and substitute my own.
- 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

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

Bigger is always better.
- Adam Savage

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

Isn't television glamourous?
- Adam Savage

Failure is always an option.
- Adam Savage

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

There is no dignity in television.
- Adam Savage

Firemen have the coolest toys ever!
- 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

Let's blow some stuff up.
- Adam Savage

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

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

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

Remember kids, I have life insurance.
- Adam Savage

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

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

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

Am I about to feel really, really stupid?
- 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 was cool and that sucked all at the same time.
- 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

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

The circuit training program along with a healthy clean
diet is the way to excellent results.
- Lee Haney

One that desires to excel
should endeavor in those things
that are in themselves most excellent.
- Epictetus

Old age is an excellent time for outrage.
My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
- Louis Kronenberger

An excellent man;
he has no enemies;
and none of his friends like him.
- Oscar Wilde

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers,
the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters,
and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock

I would rather excel in the knowledge of what is excellent,
than in the extent of my power and possessions.
- Plutarch

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that
the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices,
the expanse of glass in individual offices is said
to be a dead giveaway as to rank.
Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
- Enid Nemy

He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper;
but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
- David Hume

I think the idea of the obstruction through the neutral
zone and away from the puck was an excellent rule.
- Mark Messier

My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player.
By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas
City in classical situations.
He was already an amazing talent.
- Pat Metheny

I know that every good and excellent thing in the world
stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for.
- Thornton Wilder

Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame,
but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers
are the characteristics of an excellent man.
- Satchel Paige

The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Bulgaria is the first state that has been awarded for
its excellent fight against iodine deficiency by UNICEF.
- Anatoly Karpov

I think women are excellent social critics.
- Laurie Anderson

I always made my food congenial to my constitution,
and my health was always excellent.
- Giacomo Casanova

But I just really think there is a natural extension
into other types of media because it's an excellent
system for reliably locating and retrieving content.
- Shawn Fanning

When I woke up Sunday morning at the Open and stepped
outside and felt the wind and rain in my face,
I knew I had an excellent chance to win if I just took
my time and trusted myself.
- Tom Kite

For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living,
which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few,
but to live well belongs to all.
- Lactantius

Men value things in three ways: as useful,
as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent,
or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler

Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects.
In general, those who govern children,
forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
- Francois Fenelon

Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things,
but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
- John Cheever

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
- Aristotle

Excellent firms don't believe in excellence -
only in constant improvement and constant change.
- Tom Peters

Excellent education and an excellent environment are
two hallmarks of our state.
How we treat our environment is connected to so many
other opportunities in Maine.
- John Baldacci

Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would
like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar.
- Marilyn vos Savant

A great thing about these trees is that they are excellent for cleaning,
both groundwater, and of course, air.
- Mike Lowry

Genius of a kind has always been with me;
an empty heart that has taken on a certain wooden quality;
an excellent,
strong woman's body and a pitiably starved soul.
- Mary MacLane

The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity
or middle-aged adversity are excellent campaigning weather for the devil.
- C. S. Lewis

Today, bilateral relations with Britain are excellent,
with cooperation in many areas and both countries continuing
to work on strengthening these ties.
- Hassanal Bolkiah

An excellent man, like precious metal,
is in every way invariable; A villain,
like the beams of a balance, is always varying,
upwards and downwards.
- John Locke

Woody Allen has done some excellent serious movies,
too, like Crimes And Misdemeanors.
Very overlooked movie, I think, and really his best.
And currently I like Big Fish!
- David Zucker

My brother is an excellent songwriter,
and I play guitar and drums.
- Jeremy London

We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves.
We encourage one another in mediocrity.
I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
- Charles Lamb

The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers,
but we had the feel of the parachutes,
so we could be more realistic in the roles.
- Ken Curtis

It has been my fate in a long life of production to
be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry,
a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art.
- Margaret Oliphant

There ought to be so many who are excellent,
there are so few.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of
State in Colin Powell and there are not many people who could replace him,
making Condoleezza Rice an excellent choice.
- Michael Crapo

I think Juan stopped short - he got halfway to the
destination and got off the train.
He is certainly an excellent writer and a good person,
but I'm not a nationalist.
- Clarence Thomas


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