Saturday, June 16, 2018
And of artistans concerting their skills, and of men learning to be content with anonymity.
— J. Robert Oppenheimer via Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Friday, June 15, 2018
Niels Bohr, who had always insisted that security was inextricably linked to openness.
— Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Only once I got to the point where I enjoyed the pain.
— Rob on quiting smoking
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
#mprraccoon Thank you for highlighting our wonderful building, each floor, from day to night.
— UBS Plaza @ubs_plaza
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Trying to make something that actually I would be good at making.
— Ira Glass, Columbia Journalism School 2018 Graduation
Monday, June 11, 2018
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
Sunday, June 10, 2018
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
Saturday, June 9, 2018
I'm scared. I give up.
— Lily before going into "Fenn’s Treasure," Exitus Escape Room
Friday, June 8, 2018
It's sad they stole from the Met.
— Lily on Oceans 8
Thursday, June 7, 2018
You could put your head on a penny and suddenly it'd be worth a whole lot more.
— Lily on pennies
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
And by Noon I'm half done.
— Butch on a day spent doing nothing
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
That means my blood is inside of them.
— Lily on birds eating mosquitos
Monday, June 4, 2018
It's the best carrot I ever had.
— Lily on a carrot
Sunday, June 3, 2018
I've always wanted a bathrobe.
— Lily on bathrobes
Saturday, June 2, 2018
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
Friday, June 1, 2018
Who edit it for vertical.
— Stephen Wood
Thursday, May 31, 2018
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)
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
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
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
I introduced them to Charlie with the confidence I always feel around people who know our sons.
— Sid's old journal
Monday, May 28, 2018
I see my first customers!
— Lily on birds she wants to give food to