June 26, 2012
Solely so that I might discover who she was and what she was really like.
— Jorge Luis Borges, "There Are More Things"
June 25, 2012
It simplifies; it diminishes great, complex ideas, stretches of time; whole careers become reduced to a single snapshot.
— James Reston, Frost/Nixon
June 24, 2012
How do you know for sure?
— John Nash, A Beautiful Mind
June 23, 2012
An inclination for ships always means the joy of perfectly enclosing oneself, of having at hand the greatest possible number of objects, and having at one’s disposal an absolutely finite space.
— Roland Barthes, “The Nautilus and the Drunken Boat," Mythologies
June 22, 2012
We’ll use our eyes instead.
— Matt & Kim, “Cameras”
June 21, 2012
He can only kill you if you’re OK.
— Volkswagen Commercial
June 20, 2012
Further from my widowed home take the road that sets it to the sun.
— Matthew and the Atlas, “I Will Remain”
June 19, 2012
— Oliver Fields, Beginners
June 18, 2012
I hate to say I told you so, so welcome to Miami.
— Tracy Jordan, “When It Rains, It Pours," 30 Rock
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”