Should we fire him before he cashes that check?
— Roger Sterling, “To Have and to Hold,” Mad Men
If you figure out a way not to be nervous, and focus on it. You’d win.
— Josh Young
More is better usually.
— Doug Clark
Rubber on rubber.
Baby on the inside.
I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
— Howard Roark, The Fountainhead
Much of the history of Africa has disappeared into the belly of the termite.
— Mysterious Castles of Clay
The right hemisphere behaves in the same way: it does not try to interpret its experience and find deeper meaning. It continues to live only in the thin moment of the present.
— Michael S. Gazzaniga, The Split Brain Revisited
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”
Oh. No, you’re right.
— Daniel, Love Actually
Extreme specificity of small details to create an illusion of mythical proportions.
— Lois Zamora
Y’all are trespassin’ now. Illegally.
— Rat, Fantastic Mr. Fox
That’s amazing and wonderful.
— Doug Clark
I don’t think being nothing would be that bad.
— Kristin
That judgment seems to be the driving force behind the social organization of a variety of animals.
— Jame Gould, Ethology
I’ve never seen a turtle move before.
— Akshay
Let it be.
— Shaggy and The Beatles, “Let It Be Me”
An almost unlimited individual freedom.
— Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, “Berlin Modernism and the Architecture of the Metropolis"
You don’t miss anything. You’re not homesick. It puts you in this state.
— Don Draper, “The Doorway,” Mad Men
We’re all the same enough. And our small differences make us even more the same.
— Kristin Cotter
Assuming Newton’s laws and general relativity are correct.
— Neta Bahcall