Her mother described Ms. Raphan as an “irregular verb.”
— Penelope Green, "Benita Raphan, Maker of Lyrical Short Films, Is Dead at 58," The New York Times
I can't believe we're running out of concrete. It gives me anxiety.
— Lily a few days after David told her the world was running out of concrete
Attuned to how others saw the world—and understanding that most of them saw it with themselves at the center.
— Jon Meacham, Thomas Jefferson
So you think they tried to find a bible verse with a higher number?
— David on the Jesus and Satan sneakers
Firehose I've ever stood in front of.
— Steph
Miso Cherry
— Oddfellows Ice Cream flavor
Audio-Reactive Machine-Learning-Generated Tpography essentially varying along a 512-dimensional axis
— @devethanvalladares
Worsley thought to himself, "the pity of it all." He remembered the diary he had kept ever since the Endurance had sailed from South Georgia almost seventeen months before. That same diary, wrapped in rags and totally soaked, was now stored in the forepeak of the Caird. When she went, it would go too. Worsley thought not so much of dying, because that was now so planley inevitable, but the fact that one one would ever know how terribly close they had come.
— Alfred Lansing, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Do you think you could weave a basket of asparagus and then cook it?
— Max
— John Silver, Treasure Planet
He want's you to hold it so that he can chew on it.
— Kaya to David on Hugo's toy
Brown E
— Mason's April Fools joke
Not every bidder’s motive was so high minded. Sterling Crispin, a researcher at Apple who moonlights as an NFT artist, said he had bid 4.125 Ether (about $6,700) on my token because he had a virtual show coming up, and he hoped that the bid would attract some publicity.
— Kevin Roose, "Why Did Someone Pay $560,000 for a Picture of My Column?," The New York Times
Skunk cabbage
— Eli's answer to a plant ID question
He wrote in his diary that same night: "the rapidity which which one can completely change one's ideas... and accommodate ourselves to a state of barbarism is wonderful."
— Alfred Lansing, Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
Ritual is a machine for the destruction of time.
— @wechselmann
Given the length of this work, however, it may be safe to assume that any reader who has come this far must have found something of interst in the preceding pages.
— Norman Mailer, The Executioner's Song
His sons were actually the masters of Scandinavia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, etc
And they actually took the trouble of invading the British isles
Just to get back at him
You can’t do that these days
If somebody threw your or my father in a snake pit we wouldn’t be able to get more than 4 people in a boat
If that many
— Danny
Human goals.
— Alvaro
I quit clubhouse with a cause: it proves pure democracy is a fallacy
— @kennyschachter