Thomas: Ed, I feel like I need to apologize to you.Ed: There we go, that's what I was waiting for.
Ed: Seriously? Why?
Thomas: I haven't set a good example for you today.
Ed: Oh, like the thing with the kid earlier?
Thomas: Of course not. That comes with the territory. What I should have done was stress the importance of not getting caught.
Hobbes: Aren't you supposed to be doing your homework now?Calvin: Please! Let's call it "informationally impaired."
Calvin: I quit doing homework. Homework is bad for my self-esteem.
Hobbes: It is?
Calvin: Sure! It sends the message that I don't know enough! All that emphasis on right answers makes me feel bad when I get them wrong. So instead of trying to learn, I'm just concentrating on liking myself the way I am.
Hobbes: Your self-esteem is enhanced by remaining an ignoramus?
"So, it's better to speculate about doing good than actually doing it?"—Crow, Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost
Instead [Cinderella] kept scrubbing floors and believing that, if she continued to wish very hard and take absolutely no action, everything would fall into place. And what do you know, the bitch gets a fucking kingdom out of it. So don't worry, girls. Some kind of "Fairy Godmother" will sweep into your life at any moment, and find you a man to take care of everything. Just keep wishing!
"Now, we're not saying that cheaters win. We're just saying... well actually we are saying that. You just have to be really good at it."—Cracked.com
Our fox and hound find their long friendship thoroughly obliterated and end up trying to kill each other. Only after the member of the pursued and persecuted race does a favor for his oppressor (when the hunted saves the hunter's life) does the hound grant the fox permission to continue living.
But not as equals; the hound returns to his home with the humans and the fox returns to the wild.