Saturday, April 20, 2013
I conceive a work of art to be really this: a made thing, more or less attractive, regarding which the casual observer may see a part, but no observer all, that is in it.
— Louis Sullivan, “Ornament in Architecture”
Friday, April 19, 2013
Oh. No, you’re right.
— Daniel, Love Actually
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Extreme specificity of small details to create an illusion of mythical proportions.
— Lois Zamora
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Y’all are trespassin’ now. Illegally.
— Rat, Fantastic Mr. Fox
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
That’s amazing and wonderful.
— Doug Clark
Monday, April 15, 2013
I don’t think being nothing would be that bad.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
That judgment seems to be the driving force behind the social organization of a variety of animals.
— Jame Gould, Ethology
Saturday, April 13, 2013
I’ve never seen a turtle move before.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Let it be.
— Shaggy and The Beatles, “Let It Be Me”
Thursday, April 11, 2013
An almost unlimited individual freedom.
— Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, “Berlin Modernism and the Architecture of the Metropolis"
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
You don’t miss anything. You’re not homesick. It puts you in this state.
— Don Draper, “The Doorway,” Mad Men
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
We’re all the same enough. And our small differences make us even more the same.
— Kristin Cotter
Monday, April 8, 2013
Assuming Newton’s laws and general relativity are correct.
— Neta Bahcall
Sunday, April 7, 2013
If the human brain operates equivalently to a machine, then according to the Church-Turing thesis, the human brain would be no more powerful than a Turing machine. Hence, humans would be incapable of solving problems like the Halting problem.
— Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne, Introduction to Programming in Java
Saturday, April 6, 2013
A man needs something to tell him, from time to time, that he is still himself.
— Konrad Lorenz, King Solomon’s Ring
Friday, April 5, 2013
Step into the elevator press three.
— Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “Jimmy lovine - feat. Ab-Soul”
Thursday, April 4, 2013
How does one give implicit worth to a product of time / matter / chance?
— Ravi Zacharias
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Best play ever man.
— Mr. Little Jeans, Rushmore
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Without producing anything more offensive than apocalyptic wallpaper.
— Dmitri Tymoczko
Monday, April 1, 2013
However, once these thoughts had started up in the vacuum they wouldn’t stop going round and round in my head, again and again, in ever-changing combinations, and they went on until I fell asleep.
— Stefan Zweig, Chess