Wednesday, June 26, 2013
She was the queer things in him, like the pecan tree and liking books and caring enough about people to let them hurt him.
— Truman Capote, “Children on Their Birthdays”
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Do you remember what it was like - alone?
— Franz Kafka, “The Judgement”
Monday, June 24, 2013
She would spend fruitless, anxious and enjoyable hours trying to disentangle and isolate her various emotions, and to assess their respective values.
— Margaret Drabble, “The Gifts of War”
Sunday, June 23, 2013
And if you can’t see it, then you’re blind.
— Jesse, Before Midnight
Saturday, June 22, 2013
I, however, am convinced that if you possess the true faith, you must also be able to sell it.
— Robert Musil, “The Paintspreader”
Friday, June 21, 2013
In this sense, jacket design is a kind of interpretational utilitarianism.
— Peter Mendelsund, “1. Fictions,” Jacket Mechanical
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Which I was pretty sure were fish.
— Peter Mendelsund, “James Joyce. For Vintage Books.,” Jacket Mechanical
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
— Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The contents would certainly not stand up to the wrapping.
— Ian Fleming, “From a View to a Kill”
Monday, June 17, 2013
It’s not that unique in some ways.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
It’s a pickle.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
I haven’t cried so much since this morning.
Friday, June 14, 2013
The only time I felt like I was talkin’ to God,
Was in my Walkman walking with Nas.
— Macklemore, “Church (feat. Geo of Blue Scholars)"
Thursday, June 13, 2013
I will not be a mannequin.
— Macklemore, “And We Danced (feat. Ziggy Stardust)”
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Ooh, She started dancin’ to that fine fine music.
— Velvet Underground, “Rock and Roll”
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
It was, they realized, when man has not only altogether forgotten but has firmly renounced all ideas of food and drink that he eats and drinks in the right spirit.
— Isak Dinesen, Babette’s Feast
Monday, June 10, 2013
Reducing the number of relationships.
Sunday, June 9, 2013
They spoke of spontaneous combustion with contempt, and implied they were the boys to put out combustions. Somehow we all felt as though we each had inherited a large fortune.
— Joseph Conrad, Youth
Saturday, June 8, 2013
I’ll say as they say and persevere so,
And in this mist at all adventures go.
— Antipholus of Syracuse, A Comedy of Errors
Friday, June 7, 2013
The story of the fact is: happy wife, happy life.
— Man in Cobble Hill movie theater after Now You See Me