Oh! What happened to the floor?
— Lily at the start of a hill in Central Park
Fishing tackle, and golf balls.
— David McCullough, Truman
So he wrote numbers with a Sharpie on the hermit crab shells so he could keep track of them.
— Zoe Chace, "642: The Impossible Dream," This American Life
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.
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