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Old 21-10-2010, 18:56
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Slogans from videos

A while ago I was watching a manics video and saw a really good quote/slogan in it. I think it was being projected but am not sure. I remember googling it and finding out it was a manics quote, not by someone else. I also remember someone had the blogspot of it.
Now I can't remember it and its starting to grate on me.

Anybody have any idea?
It's like these from Design for Life but not one of them, it's possibly a bit longer.

A house is a machine for living in
Useful is beautiful
Tomorrow is too late
Ugliness corrupts the heart and mind
Hope lies in the proles
Violence for equality
When freedom exists there wil be no state
The pure motive
Heroes or villains?
Man does not create he discovers
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Old 21-10-2010, 18:59
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You are the victim
Ghettos exist we do not profit from them
Violence exists we did not create it

Those are the one from Revol that I recall
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Old 21-10-2010, 21:10
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Tsunami has a lot of quotes in it, I used to have screencaps of them all but can't remember them now!
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Old 21-10-2010, 21:12
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Tsunami has a lot of quotes in it, I used to have screencaps of them all but can't remember them now!
OP's asking for a Manics original quote though. The Tsunami one is a poem by the Silent Twins (or one of them or something).
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Old 21-10-2010, 21:13
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OP's asking for a Manics original quote though. The Tsunami one is a poem by the Silent Twins (or one of them or something).
Ah I never knew that. I thought the quotes were by the Manics....can't think of any other videos with quotes in
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Old 21-10-2010, 21:20
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Is it "I know I believe in nothing but it is my nothing" from Faster?

There are a couple quotes in the Suicide is Painless video too I think...
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Old 21-10-2010, 22:15
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Is it "I know I believe in nothing but it is my nothing" from Faster?

There are a couple quotes in the Suicide is Painless video too I think...
Bingo!

I found it:

Pay no more attention to me than if I were a machine -- I am little else.

thanks - I hate it when you can't remember something that you know you know.
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This is a long bump, but it's with regard to "Pay no more attention to me than if I were a machine -- I am little else." It seems that this has been thought to be an original quote, but I found myself lead back here when trying to find the source of an almost identical quote - "Pay more attention to me than if I were a machine, I am not much else". I heard it at the beginning of Triptych by Not I from a 1983 compilation tape called Touch 33 https://www.discogs.com/Various-Touch-33/release/686237 - I've put the clip here so you can hear it https://soundcloud.com/scatterkeir/machine - the nature of the clip and the track leads me to believe that it was some sort of found sound taken from something else, and that although we now know that the quote wasn't an original Manics quote we still don't know what it was from.
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Old 08-02-2021, 17:02
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I believe the soundclip "Pay no more attention to me than if I were a machine, I am not much else" is the voice of Claude Gillingwater as Jarvis Lorry in the 1935 adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities. You can hear it at the 05.25 mark HERE.


The MSP quote is also an adapted/slight misquote of the original: "Don’t heed me any more than if I was a speaking machine -- truly, I am not much else," found in Chapter 4 (The Preparation) of Book 1 of A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.

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Old 08-02-2021, 21:39
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I believe the soundclip "Pay no more attention to me than if I were a machine, I am not much else" is the voice of Claude Gillingwater as Jarvis Lorry in the 1935 adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities. You can hear it at the 05.25 mark HERE.
Thank you, that's definitely it!
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