June 17, 2012
He was a wanderer and a vagabond like myself.
— Rudyard Kipling, The Man Who Would Be King
June 16, 2012
Words deform seeing by imposing their own form on seeing.
— Edward Tufte
June 15, 2012
A sort of narrative center.
— Jad Abumrad, “Who Am I?,“ WNYC’s Radiolab
June 14, 2012
To notice more things, and if you can find stories in every little tiny thing, recognize that every corner, every seam, every curve was a point of decision by a really deliberate and probably very smart person, you can recognize a story in every little thing.
— Roman Mars, “Shorts: Radiolab Presents: 99% Invisible,” WNYC’s Radiolab
June 13, 2012
I wish I could tell you what to do, but I just can’t.
— Royal Tenenbaum, The Royal Tenenbaums
June 12, 2012
I would like to reach out my hands.
— Rusted Root, “Send Me On My Way”
June 11, 2012
Of our own device.
— Eagles, “Hotel California”
June 10, 2012
Na na na na na.
— Cobra Starship, “You make me feel”
June 9, 2012
Now lead! Right?
— Ned Plimpton, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
June 8, 2012
F*** the police.
— Frosh Amy
June 7, 2012
In the Big Rock Candy Mountains,
You never change your socks.
— Harry McClintock, “In the Big Rock Candy Mountains”
June 6, 2012
Hey, I just met you.
— Carly Ray Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
June 5, 2012
Look at the sky.
— Kristin Cotter
June 4, 2012
I think I want to go on adventures.
— Suzy Bishop, Moonrise Kingdom
June 3, 2012
The way you walk through space is very bizarre.
— Man outside of Betto in Brooklyn
June 2, 2012
Belief and seeing, they’re both often wrong.
— Robert McNamara, The Fog of War
June 1, 2012
When I was a little boy,
I wanted a Barlow knife.
— Doc Watson, “Shady Grove”
May 31, 2012
There is only one God, and I don’t think he dresses like that.
— Captain America, The Avengers
May 30, 2012
I close my eyes.
— Kansas, “Dust in the Wind”
May 29, 2012
And so we find ourselves in this universe and not another for much the same reason we find ourselves on earth and not Neptune-we find ourselves where conditions are ripe for our form of life.
— Brian Greene, “The Mystery of the Multiverse," Newsweek