Yo Bingo, we out.
— Lily as one chicken to another chicken
And what about these trucks? What do they do when no one is using them? What do they think about? Do they have families? Do they like the riverside?
— Lily singing while driving
I didn’t even know they were real! I just thought they were the thing on the quarters… If you kill one you get arrested. And they’re the mascot of our country. And I saw one.
— Lily on bald eagles
I’ve been going sandwich crazy.
— Lily on trying every sandwich from Joe’s
Talas book supplies.
— Pan
A Ben Denzer shirt.
— Jason
That sounds like a nice day.
— Martha
Thank you for bringing joy to the world.
— Woman on the street referring to 100 popsicles on top of a book
Maybe about twelve inches. But most of it’s beak.
— Gabriel Willow on the American woodcock (also known as the Timberdoodle)
I don’t want to make two of anything, that’s why I don’t make socks.
— Manuel Cuevas, “This Country Music Tailor Is Known As ‘The Rhinestone Rembrandt’,” NPR
Am I being too idealistic here?
— Lily on the phone with her dad
Too much time spent on nothin'
— “When I Grow Up,” First Aid Kit
It’s like a giant living room.
— Vicky on her Ford Expedition rental car
You know what’s so nice, you can make a banana any temperature you want.
— Lily on bananas
They must poop so well.
— Lily jealous of birds
I would scoop up all the snow and freeze it and once a week take out a clump of it and let it melt.
— Lily on what she would do if she owned a gallery in Chelsea
The Squirrel Hunter depicts an impeccably outfitted hunter and his prey, hiding at upper right. The pastime was popular around Pippin’s home in Pennsylvania, and the self-taught artist likely devised the image to attract well-heeled collectors keen for pictures of everyday life in Chester County.
— Museum label for “The Squirrel Hunter,” 1940 by Horace Pippin. American, 1888-1946.
Mary and I were good enough friends that we would bore each other.
— Ira Glass, “612: Ask a Grown-Up,” This American Life
Senator Franken if you want another minute, you can have a minute of mine… We live in an era where there is gonna be even more disintermediation of public discourse through media channels… the domain of shared facts is declining and it’s a really dangerous thing… and I worry about what comes next… But I think that people who’ve watched these hearings over the course of the last 3 days know that you should be confirmed, know that you will be confirmed, and know that comments like leader Pelosi’s that if you are an American who drinks water or breathes air they should be scared of you, that’s absurd, and my colleagues know that’s absurd. And there’s a really danger in not condemning that kind of reckless speech… There are some folks watching on C-Span and that’s wonderful…. But most people aren't watching these hearings, and most people are going to see some heading summary of what happened… When they see a final vote, if it isn’t overwhelming… and they have echoing in their ears the sounds of people saying…
— Sen. Ben Sasse
The most radical guarantee.
— Judge Gorsuch