Famished and sleep deprived. That's basically it.
— IT Alex
Dear Ben,
We understand you want to put the paper book inside very much.
— Sarah, SHENZHEN CREATIVE DISPLAY PRODUCTS FACTORY
When you were just super horny in your dorm room and you accidentally brought about the end of modern democracy.
— Zuckerberg meme
He said "I like being alone."
— Sid on Chernow not getting involved with another woman after his wife died
"Fact is, I like roads," he would say.
— David McCullough, Truman
Critiques only work coming from a place of love.
— First year student (Suzanna Zak) on positive culture
Did they put it on after the graffiti?
— Lily noticing interesting Little Debbie truck graphic
Stories about autism where you don't mention autism, but you still know it's about autism.
— Kid with autism at CBA auction
And describe the tongue of the woodpecker.
— Walter Isaacson on Leonardo's to do lists, Charlie Rose
I think if artists ar e— the ones I find interesting make up their own tools and make up their own procedures.
— Richard Serra, Charlie Rose
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,
And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!
— Sid reciting Rudyard Kipling's "If—"
And they were proudly prolific.
— David McCullough, Truman
"If many remedies are prescribed for an illness,” Anton Chekhov once wrote, “you may be certain that the illness has no cure.”
— Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas Of Depression
(To me) What they building? (To workers inside) What are you buildling? Whatever it is, it's coming out nice!
— Man leaning into former I & N Barber Shop (150 E. Broadway) as it becomes a pizza place
Sonny would have lived if they had E-ZPass.
— Tracy Morgan on The Godfather, "Tracy Morgan Rants About What He Missed During His Coma," The Tonight Show Staring Jimmy Fallon
I kept the idea entirely to myself, because the odds were I would never be able to do it.
— Richard P. Feynman, "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"
There is a wrong button and when you click it I see myself or across the room, I assume that's the camera.
— Sid on iPhone camera button
With no classes to teach, with no obligations whatsoever. These poor bastards could now sit and think clearly all by themselves, OK? So they don't get an idea for a while: They have every opportunity to do something, and they're not getting any ideas. I believe that in a situation like this a kind of guilt or depression worms inside of you, and you begin to worry about not getting any ideas. And nothing happens, still no ideas come.
— Richard P. Feynman on lack of teaching at the Institute for Advanced Study, "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"
That's the trouble with not being in your own field: you don’t take it seriously.
— Richard P. Feynman, "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"
I love gossip.
— Jeff Goldblum, Isle of Dogs