It was about time for somebody else to swim for the family.
— George Marshall, Truman
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.
— 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