"And on the 8th Day God created the giant mechanical men, which, by Abraham's sons of sons, would come to be called 'robots.'"
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men's giant robots are created equal, with the exception of our new, American giant robots, equipped with plasma cannons, which we will soon use to throw off the iron shackles of British oppression. And to destroy their giant robots, which may also be made of iron."
-The 1st Continental Congress, 1776
"A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic generated by the most recent rogue giant robot rampage. Seriously, does anybody know how to kill these things?"
-Josef Stalin (attributed), 1937
"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history, except how to defeat the rogue giant robots. (It was their chest-plates. You had to shoot the chest-plates.)"
-George Bernard Shaw, 1949
"That's one small step for man, and that's one giant leap for man's giant robot moon-exploring unit, which I control here, on Earth, by walking."
-Neil Armstrong, 1969
"The most realistic part was the world dominated entirely by giant robots."
-Roger Ebert, in his review of The Matrix, 1999
"When we've been told that we're not ready to fight the giant robots, or that we shouldn't have let the giant robots go back to work after their first uprising, or that we should simply allow them to turn us all into strange human/robot hybrids, generations of Americans have responded with a simple creed that sums up the spirit of a people: Yes we can."
-Barack Obama, 1/8/2009, (last words, attributed)