A pickle within a pickle within a pickle.
— Lily's nesting doll idea
I don't know what I'm going to say till I say it.
— Sid, in general and on character accents
There was something inherently good in size itself, he seemed to feel.
— Robert Caro, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Ahh... Ert... Ahrt... Ahrt... Ahh Err T... AhErt Ahert... Ahh... Err... Ahh... Err... Ahhert... Art!
— Mason learning to read, texted video from Steph
I love when we pass the squeaking tree.
— Lily on tree with birds
‘What you want to do is kid him.’“ Windless suggested that Le Guardia print a pad of forms reading: "I, Robert Moses, do hereby resign as ________ effective ________ ” and simply hand one to Moses whenever the commissioner threatened to resign.
— Robert Caro, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
It reeks of some sort of family disfunction.
— Lily on an office set up in a model kitchen inside Manhattan Cabinets
Eat the frog.
— Liz, Lily’s Kaplan MCAT course instructor
Makes me sneeze.
— Sid on bare feet
That's the opposite of the advice I gave.
— Martha on Nathan's MFA application advice
The architecture has the great virtue of being scaled down tot he size of a good time.
Architectural Forum on Jones Beach in The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
What if I opened it and it was just a meat freezer.
— Lily on the door out of our apartment
Ever be realized by the methods of the men in whose ranks he had had once marched?
— Robert Caro, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
To be a man and block out the sun longer than expected.
— Gerald, Meteor Shower
It takes off the lint.
— Woman on uptown 6 train
I don’t like any of them.
— D at holiday dinner*
The net result of all his work was nothing.
— Robert Caro on Bob Moses’ initial attempt to restructure the patronage system, The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
We should report it.
— Lily on unsafe condition of leaves falling from high trees in Central Park
The perfect is the enemy of the good.
— Celine Lombardi quoting her teacher
or the unrealized potential of an art Object –>
— a bullet point under “(3) What is the critical project of making a pointing,” Notes by Owens and Asha Schechter, Owens, Laura