Friday, February 23, 2018
I have a book of castles and I try to pretend that I did not look at this book but everybody reminds me of it and I have to admit that I looked very thoroughly at this book.
— Louis Kahn, via You Say To Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Only a religious man could act with such fearless invention for the sheer need rather than the desire for creation.
— Louis Kahn on Le Corbusier in a letter to Harriet Pattison, via You Say To Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Only because I realize that you don't have to divorce yourself from yourself to gain an objective.
— Letter from Oscar Kahn to Louis Kahn, via You Say To Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
We don't want these to melt… I have a heavy investment in these.
— Sid on two bananas on top of the microwave
Monday, February 19, 2018
He makes custom bags and then he makes duplicates.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
I thought it was 1985.
— Lily on 1984
Saturday, February 17, 2018
It isn't responsible to be killing your neighbor's bees.
— Dennis vanEngelsdorp, 2018 Winter MSBA Meeting
Friday, February 16, 2018
Far above our poor power to add or detract.
— Abraham Lincoln, "The Gettysburg Address," Lincoln Memorial
Thursday, February 15, 2018
— David White
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Did I finish it?
— Lily half asleep after getting to page 8 in a book
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
It's like a birdwatching but someone made the bird.
— Lily on Fashion Week
Monday, February 12, 2018
To try to weave them into something that means something in the language of art history.
— Kehinde Wiley, Obama Portrait Unveiling
Sunday, February 11, 2018
If you look at a circle at an angle is it a perfect ellipse?
— Dillon on lamp
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Based on irony-free, wildly contradictory, totally true interviews.
— Opening title, I, Tonya
Friday, February 9, 2018
Know your shit.
— Henry via Milton Glaser
Thursday, February 8, 2018
I'm betwixt and between.
— Larry David, "Foisted!," Curb Your Enthusiasm
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Races are exciting.
— Elon Musk via "Falcon Heavy, in a Roar of Thunder, Carries SpaceX’s Ambition Into Orbit," The New York TImes
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
When he said that some evolving process had taken place, for example, from "1750 to 1770"—he would present the dates, as he and his Precambrian colleagues almost always do, in everyday sequence from the smaller to the larger number. Tripping on his own humanity, he was reversing the arrow of time.
— John McPhee, Annals of the Former World
Monday, February 5, 2018
I never been run so far.
— Milky Chance, "Running"
Sunday, February 4, 2018
The man in there does my taxes.
— Lily on the Empire State Building