They don't slip it in on the matzah. Do they?
— Sid on sugar
It is fun to be in the same decade with you.
— Roosevelt to Churchill, Truman
Coffee beans from Yemen with cream from updstate New York and Pennsylvania.
— Paraphrased comment from audience member
Who's anxious to be right.
— David McCullough, Truman
Famished and sleep deprived. That's basically it.
— IT Alex
Dear Ben,
We understand you want to put the paper book inside very much.
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 are — 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!"