because thats what really matters
Scooter: Mr. Holloway... next week, class field trip to see Prince Caspian?
Mr. Holloway: I don't much care for the Chronicles of Narnia
Saskia: But, Mr. Holloway, Prince Caspian is REALLY HOT!
That was touching like a Roman Catholic priest, Mr. Holloway– ???, on the culmination of Swing Kids
Lauren (telling an involved story): ...jacking off in the library...
Patrick (about Kane): HE'S not even that bad!
Mr. Holloway: I don't see much work done...
Abby: It's hard to concentrate!
Patrick: Stupidity gets in the way
Kane: ...I'm not Stupidity...
Patrick: Mr Holloway, can I run up to the counseling office real quick?
Mr Holloway: I don't care what you do!
There is no #39. There is no Ms. Zarves.– our AP Euro test today had the directions for essay questions numbered (#39). This was my response to that. (via dulosis)
That kid is graduated. I guess they do that because… they do that!– Holloway~
attention to detail
Alex: Saskia! Are you writing this down?
Saskia: [looks up from A Wrinkle In Time] yeah!
Bambi’s mother died… why not finish the circle?!– Fellow student, on Holloway’s story about how when his father took them hunting for the first time, his sister refused to go with.
White grapes don’t make purple raisins!– Lauren~
Let’s put it that way… let’s put it MY way.– Holloway!
I have a sister with these tendencies. Latent hippie tendencies.– Holloway!
She grows herbs and dries them in her kitchen… yeah, right.– Holloway, on his sister.
The people at the fire department are more of a man than I am.– From last semester; especially fitting because of the Devils Advocate article on him, amirite
(from AP European History. Apparently the chapter...
Classmate: What can you teach us about sex, Mr. Holloway?
Mr. Holloway: Quite a bit.
(Euro. Everyone was saying Garibaldi was king of...
Mr. Holloway: For the last time, WHO was the King of Sardinia?
S~: If I say Garibaldi again, will you shoot me?
Mr. Holloway: YES.
You understand, if you go to Vanderbilt, you have to be kind of intelligent....– Mr. Holloway, on how South Dakota is the only state not represented at Vanderbilt, during a discussion on how neither South Dakota nor North Dakota really have reason to exist (spoiler alert: North Dakota doesn’t). (via dulosis)
Mr. Holloway: (after discussing how Uganda was offered to the Jews for their country, and how they were all, "no, God gave us the Middle East") What's the proverbial problem in the Middle East?
Scooter: The Jewish?
on how Holloway was single from '75 to '90
Scooter: You were a strapping young bachelor?
Abby: ...Did you use your son to pick up chicks?
on the Middle East. Again.
Holloway: So the Jews were saying, "God gave it to us!" and the Arabs were saying, "but we paid for it," and --
Abby: Looks like Judge Judy has to step in!
If you don’t know who Frank Lloyd Wright is… you haven’t read enough.– Mr. Holloway (via dulosis)
on A Tale of Two Cities, the silent movie
Mr. Holloway: So the moral of that story is, Madame Defarge is like the Nazis. She's swarthy like them, and so on.
Scooter: Did she have a beard?
Mr. Holloway: No.
Scooter: Or a mustache?
Mr. Holloway: No. And Sydney Carton is like the British -- the Allies.
Scooter: Did ~he~ have a mustache?
At my fifth birthday party, back in the day… as a kid…– Scooter, on Power Rangers and how his birthday party back in the day (as a kid) was themed thusly (via dulosis)
This is the time of year when homeless people go south.– Holloway. (via dulosis)
and how did YOU spend YOUR spring break?
Scooter: I did homework... and I read...
Mr Holloway: How depressing is that!
So today we’re going to talk about Spring Break, because the Cold War is too...– Holloway. I think the context might be obvious. (via dulosis)
Holloway: They did this thing called 'burning their bras'.
Kane: They weren't still wearing them, were they?
Abby: She's writing it down! She's writing it down!
Kane: Cool, I'm going up on a blog
more last-semester shenanigans
Mr. Holloway: And do you know where Martin Luther POSTED the 95 Theses?
And then they sang Ding-Dong the Witch is Dead!– on Mary Tudor (Bloody Mary)’s death. From last semester.
speak'um good english???
Holloway: How do you say that word?
Holloway: PEN'cul!!! Its the BUTCHERING of the English language!
lucrative ways to make money, that are not always...
Jay: Not all black people are drug dealers
Alex: Actually, its about a 60:40 ratio
It’s a good book. …no it isn’t, I hated it.– Scooter, on As I Lay Dying.
Holloway: What was his name?
Jake?: Doctor Zhivago
Holloway: No, what's his first name?
I’ll be executing the leaders of those nations for being a threat to...– Sean, on communism/democracy/cold war/&c
1950 would be a really sucky year to be in Korea.– Sean.
Holloway: the US doesn't understand that some countries do better starting off with communism than democracy, so they fight them
Scooter: those idiot Americans.
Scooter: Did I say that out loud?