We can always melt them down and make you a paper clip.
— Lily on wedding bands
I wish we would have known we could come here for dinner, I want to contribute to the economy.
— Lily on Roosevelt Island
Better set back your clocks.
— Lily after seeing sailors and saying, "You know what that means," implying Fleet Week, and then saying, "It sneaks up on you"
In Locke's opinion Dunbar, like Tennyson, was mainly valued because of his ability to make his tradition speak.
— Jeffrey C. Stewart, The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
To celebrate firestorms is awful.
— Emily on Christina Aguilera's New Years performance
Two hundred.
— Gift shop attendent on how many "Dual Signed 41: A Portrait of my Father" books were made.
So, if the design was blunt, simple, even coarse, then it would also be more flexible in the future.
— David Reinfurt, A *New* Program for Graphic Design
These were common phrases but by reproducing them, they became his.
— David Reinfurt, A *New* Program for Graphic Design
See you at the marriage.
— Mason
Three redheads, my goodness.
— Aaron out of nowhere
That's why hogs have rings.
— Chris
Last Hanukkah, I had zero patents granted. So I made a special sacrifice to the Hanukkah Goblins. Today, 5 patents granted.
— D*
In the end old age & treachery will outsmart youth & vigor.
— Button in Jack's apartment
Why is everyone still here?
— Mason
Mr. Hall said that during the debate, Ms. Hall turned to him and jokingly said she might go buy something for herself instead of contributing to another political campaign.
— Carol Pogash and Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, "Democrats Sparred Over a Wine Cave Fund-Raiser. Its Billionaire Owner Isn’t Pleased," The New York Times
The East Side had all the milk. The West Side had all the Cheerios.
— Lily on the Berlin Wall after thinking Klobuchar was Gorbachev
Most people don't want to work with frat boys.
— College kid investing and managing residential real estate, networking at Pavement
The creation of modern nation-states in Europe was a protracted and bloody business. In the Middle Ages, the continent was divided into roughly a thousand political entities... By 1789, there remained only 350 and by 1900 a mere 25.
— Max Boot, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam
While I have no expectation that you will do so, I write this letter to you for the purpose of history.
— Letter from President Donald J. Trump to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Employees who brough their lunches to work had to suspend the food from strings on the ceiling to guard against rodents and ants.
— Max Boot on OPC offices, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam