Trying to make something that actually I would be good at making.
— Ira Glass, Columbia Journalism School 2018 Graduation
Some days I get so frustrated by companies constantly trying to advertise by making comments that are totally a relevant to the post.
— Ruth Chase @ruthschase
It was originally conceived as a society for the promotion of extemporaneous speech.
— David Richards, on the origins of Skull and Bones via Adam Van Doren, The Stones of Yale
I'm scared. I give up.
— Lily before going into "Fenn’s Treasure," Exitus Escape Room
It's sad they stole from the Met.
— Lily on Oceans 8
You could put your head on a penny and suddenly it'd be worth a whole lot more.
— Lily on pennies
And by Noon I'm half done.
— Butch on a day spent doing nothing
That means my blood is inside of them.
— Lily on birds eating mosquitos
It's the best carrot I ever had.
— Lily on a carrot
I've always wanted a bathrobe.
— Lily on bathrobes
Your teeth are like a flock of shorn sheep which have come up from the washing, every one of which bears twins, and none is barren among them.
— Song of Solomon, Gideon Bible
Who edit it for vertical.
— Stephen Wood
Anna introduced Shkreli as a “dear friend,” although it was really the only time they’d met.
— Jessica Pressler, "How Anna Delvey Tricked New York's Party People," The Cut (like Charlie Rose)
By pretzeling ourselves with such gusto over his work, we are, in fact, simply converting what could be seen as a novelty item or a fashion experiment into a phenomenon. We are making it famous. And in doing so, we imbue it with social meaning and symbolism that gives it a life beyond clothing, making it into an artifact of its time.
— Vanessa Friedman, "The $1,290 Balenciaga Shirt That Messed With the Internet," The New York Times
I introduced them to Charlie with the confidence I always feel around people who know our sons.
— Sid's old journal
I see my first customers!
— Lily on birds she wants to give food to
Cultivated ambiguities.
— Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Steak tacos.
— Lily
He had relaxed for one day. And he had lost.
— Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Now I can have a glass of orange juice in the morning and read the newspaper.
— Philip Roth via "Nathan Englander: Philip Roth and the Whale," The New York Times