It’s vintage.
— Ken on his ‘73 eclipse vest to TOPO employee
Welcome to America.
— Young kid in Casper Wyoming on bike with football and no helmet who would also say “zap” with a hand gesture
What’s the difference between that and reading?
— Lily on The Sims
The footprints in the butter.
— How you know an elephant was in your refrigerator (from a Grandpa Jack joke notecard)
Nike wait up!
— Lily to Nike
When people asked Breitbart why he wasn’t more involved in electoral politics, he liked to say that if you could reorient news and entertainment, the rest would follow. ‘‘Politics,’’ he often said, ‘‘is downstream from culture.’’
— Wil S. Hylton, “Down the Breitbart Hole,” The New York Times Magazine
They turn their backs on the universe and its ecstasies in order to spin out, endlessly, those ten pointless projectile heads, which are cut away time and again by the sudden snips of a Solingen.
— Jorge Luis Borges, “Toenails”
I’m pretending the met is a cruise ship.
— Lily in a text
Still remains.
— Simon & Garfunkel, “The Sound of Silence”
Maybe I should just go to the airport.
— Lily on something to do
Dinner party.
— Caresse
It's Sirius Black!
— Lily (out of nowhere) pointing to a black dog on street
I don’t believe in germs… I definitely don’t believe that your heart is in there beating all the time… going boom boom boom boom boom without you thinking about it. I think it’s all made up.
— Sid
Anytime for you.
— credit score at the breakfast sandwich cart
Do you want a fidget spinner?
— Courtney Maum
You have a wife like I did.
— Sid
There’s a cookie.
— Lily on a cookie at the bottom of a clear bag of pastries at the bottom of a large pile of discarded food from Eli’s on the sidewalk
Alexa, how much money is there in the world?
— Lily to Alexa
‘‘I would be sitting in here at night sometimes when the Voyager mission was flying,’’ Esker Davis, project manager for the Saturn encounter, told David W. Swift, who published an oral history of the mission in 1997, after Davis’s death. ‘‘And my wife would call up and ask what I was doing. I said, ‘Just watching pictures come in, being the first person to see this picture.’’’
— Kim Tingley, “The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA’s Voyager Probes Across the Universe,” The New York Times Magazine
That’s not what I was expecting either.
— Akshay