lengthy quotes, aphorisms, statements, say
Mystery Science Theater 3000 [Jack Palance's character is engaged in a lengthy plot recap with the evil Queen Lara]
Queen Lara: What are you talking about?
Mike [as Jack Palance]: [resignedly] I really don't know.
Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion [Gino Weinberg, now a student at Ashford Academy, has just introduced himself to Lelouch]
Gino Weinberg: I am really looking forward to this… [lengthy pause] …old man[pats Lelouch on the back].
Mythbusters [After a lengthy session of shattering CDs, Adam and Jamie examine the shards embedded in a ballistic gelatin torso placed near the test rig.]
Jamie: Any day we create that much shrapnel is a good day.
Brian Ferneyhough When I speak of "cycles," I am referring to lengthy intervals of relative homogeneity, if not in the resolving of problems, than at least with respect to the consistency of their capacity to productively irritate.
William James Whatever universe a professor believes in must at any rate be a universe that lends itself to lengthy discourse. A universe definable in two sentences is something for which the professorial intellect has no use. No faith in anything of that cheap kind!
Mystery Science Theater 3000 [In a monologue about springs directed at his golf partners, implied by several cuts to be extremely lengthy]
Gilbert: I never realised until lately that springs have such a universal use. Why, there's springs in mousetraps, guns, exercisers, hinges, pogo sticks...
Mike [as friend]: Guns, huh?
Stargate SG-1 [Lt. Colonel Mitchell has just completed a lengthy dissertation on how to make an avocado omelette as General Landry arrives]
Lt. Colonel Mitchell: General, we were just exchanging recipes.
General Landry: Has the prisoner offered anything?
Lt. Colonel Mitchell: No sir, the man doesn't even have a decent pie crust.