Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Newspapers were often read outloud to a crowd by someone with a better education who could explain the difficult points.
— Jonathan Sperber, Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life
Monday, February 25, 2019
2888. Door 12. Is it left or right?
— Man on subway who found a small ziplock bag containing an unkonwn substance (the third time this month he has found one) writing down where he found it on a Starbucks napkin so he can give it to the police on 42nd St.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
What a great elevator. It's faster than a company.
— Lily on elevator in her parent's building
Saturday, February 23, 2019
I'm going to do what she's doing, only I'm going to write "I'm full."
— Lily on Shantell Martin's "ARE YOU YOU" / "YOU ARE YOU"
Friday, February 22, 2019
Yo! What's up puppy! You can't do that! Chase cats, not birds!
— Guy spooked by dog barking at pigeons he was feeding in Columbus Circle
Thursday, February 21, 2019
I want it to be seamless.
— J on moving between full screen presentations using the multiple destops feature*
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
You make what you measure.
— Andrew Yang, "Joe Rogan Experience #1245 - Andrew Yang"
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
In Science, as in Sports, the Sidelines Matter
— Dennis Overbye, The New York Times
Monday, February 18, 2019
He's got my toes. Aren't they mine?
— Emily on Edumund
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Ivy league school.
— Emily's one word clue, after her one word clue "The Wizard of Oz," in final round of "poop smoothie" game
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Rand, for example, never had the opportunity to experiment outside the business arena and since he was ostensibly self-taught, virtually everything he invented was "on the job."
— Steven Heller, "Cult of the Ugly"
Friday, February 15, 2019
“No mountain, bush, tree or blade of grass is visible from the yard, just the sky,” Mr. Rudolph wrote.
— The United States Penitentiary Administrative Maximum Facility (ADX) as a James Turrell via Alan Feuer and Alan Blinder, "Where El Chapo Could End Up: A Prison ‘Not Designed for Humanity,’" The New York Times
Thursday, February 14, 2019
I find that so interesting because that is the future of conversation, it's looking at the paterns, it's looking at what people are trying to do with the thing, and then you build technlogy around it, and that becomes, that becomes the next big thing.
— Jack Dorsey, "Joe Rogan Experience #1236 - Jack Dorsey"
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Can't have my chewin tabaca.
— Lily eating soup after wisdom teeth surgery
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
There is no "explanation" whatever of the fact that I can make arbitrary sounds which will lead a total stranger to think my own thought. It is sheer magic that I should be able to hold a one-sided conversation by means of black marks on paper with an unkown person half-way across the world.
— Beatrice Warde, “The Crystal Goblet”
Monday, February 11, 2019
He sent Hayes a gold ring into which he had cast a strand of hair from the head of George Washington, a relic he had obtained from the son of Alexander Hamilton.
— John Taliaferro, All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
It's like taking a monkey into a banana shop.
It's like taking an elephant into a peanut shop.
It's like taking a dog into a bone shop.
It's like taking a snail into a lettuce shop.
It's like taking a moth into a sweater shop.
— Lily on me in The Met looking at things
Friday, February 8, 2019
It's nice to be validated every once in a while.
— Woman "validating" boarding passes before we got on the plane
Thursday, February 7, 2019
What's your money tied up in?
— Grand Band money clip at The Golden Bear