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
Too much to be important.
— Henry
When I walk by someone smoking a cigar, I want to give them a dollar to let me follow them.
— Sid
Where do I put the object? Where do I put the object in the hospital?
— Lily mumbling half asleep in the middle of the night
Day Care
— Lily discovered this is what "The Barstow School" pops up when hovering over it on my Facebook profile (it has since changed to "School")
I wanted to look more closely at the brushstrokes, especially on the, uh, slabs of beef.
— Man entering "Chaim Soutine: Flesh," at the Jewish Museum
He could follow someone's mind around, and get where it was going before the other fellow knew where it was going.
— Thomas Corcoran, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
That makes of a creature a real man.
— Lyndon Johnson on ambition, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Hands-on eclectic! We just like to make stuff and try new things. Almost all our book jacket designs are made by hand, not on a computer. We’re very lucky that the people we work with encourage and support that approach. Our slogan is “Keep Riverhead Weird.”
— "Helen Yentus," "A Coveted Literary Tote Gets a Redesign—and You Can Finally Have One of Your Own," Elle
Lets assume I've learned it.
— Sid on texting multiple people at once
He created us as persons, and as such: free. God is respectul of freedom.
— Pope Francis on why God allows children to suffer, 60 Minutes