I don’t like people who brag. They do like the subtle brag. Like I have a friend who went to Harvard and and he always tries to drop it into conversation, you know. And he’s always been like that, even when we were at college together.
A wonderfully subtle joke by talented TV writer and comedian Alingon Mitra. Mitra’s appearances on TV include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Though much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
The much celebrated English Poet Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 – 1892), who was Poet Laurette during much of Queen Victoria’s reign.
It means everything to hold this trophy and I don’t want to let go right now.
Newly crowned US Open champion Emma Raducanu. The 18-year-old Kent-based teenager broke numerous records including being the first qualifier to win a major (male or female) and winning a major in fewest attempts. She is also the first British woman to win the US Open since Virginia Wade in 1968.
Trigger: And that’s what I’ve done. Maintained it for 20 years. This old broom’s had 17 new heads and 14 new handles in its time. Sid: How the hell can it be the same bloody broom then? Trigger: There’s the picture. What more proof do you need?
Roger Lloyd-Pack and Roy Heather in the hilarious long-running sitcom Only Fools and Horses (1981 – 2003). Set in Peckham, each of its 64 episodes was written by its creator John Sullivan and told of a loveable market trader and his brother’s dreams of becoming millionaires.
Mike Michaelson: Christof, let me ask you, why do you think that Truman has never come close to discovering the true nature of his world until now?
Christof: We accept the reality of the world with which we’re presented. It’s as simple as that.
Ed Harris and Harry Shearer in the thought-provoking drama The Truman Show (1998). Based on a 1989 episode of The Twilight Zone, it has been continually studied for the deep societal, philosophical and psychological questions it poses.
Penny: Howard, you’re going to throw away a great girl like Bernadette because you’re holding out for some ridiculous fantasy? Howard: Hey, just because you settled doesn’t mean I have to. Leonard: Excuse me, I’m sitting here. Penny: Hey, I did not settle for Leonard. I mean, obviously, he isn’t the kind of guy I usually go out with, you know, physically. Leonard: Again, I’m right here. Penny: My point is, I do not judge a book by its cover. I am interested in the person underneath. Leonard: I am here, right? You see me.
Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg and Johnny Galecki in the long-running and highly popular comedy The Big Bang Theory (2007 – 2019).