Everyone's looking at us.
— Sweet older woman, whom Lily and I were looking at periodically, (potentially from Australia) who was playing backgammon with her sweet older husband near us on the picnic table
Happy cock, happy k***!
— Mason's accidental wordplay response to "Happy mom, happy life."
It's the whole solar system on a baby!
— Mason
Like many powerful men, he retains a deep desire to be accepted by the working class world he arose from.
— Adam Popescu, "Damien Hirst’s Post-Venice,
Post-Truth World," The New York Times
And here's another hit, Barry Bonds.
— Kanye West, "Barry Bonds"
Are you in this conversation?
— Sid to Lily
Do stocks go up on Sundays?
— Lily on stocks
A physician can't be a physician by name. Who codifies him? The patients.
— Preaching man on subway
You did more than those two.
— Lily pointing to two pigeons after I said I didn't do anything today
It's a good thing to hide behind.
— Damien Hirst on his company called "Science," 02/20/2002, Charlie Rose
You go online, they hated Forest Gump. Frickin' best movie ever.
— Ray Romano, The Big Sick
Criticizing stories and deciding how to travel is mild; this is the most important decision of the day.
— Sid on picking which piece of chicken he wants
The Adoration Of The Home
— Grant Wood, title
What if it looks like a carpet pattern and then it turns into trees that you can look through and see something.
— David White at The Met
Ornament Proponent.
— Nick Schmidt
I put you in charge of the limes.
— Lily
The doors were equipped with special secret-rim locks: One had to know how to twist the rim with thumb and forefinger before turning the knob, so that an intruder could find himself suddenly trapped in a maze of ostensibly locked doors.
— Ron Chernow, Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
Well, Donald said the other day in the presence of clients--He said, ''The reason we have Philip Johnson is because if I build his buildings -- probably a terrible building -- but,'' he says, ''if I build this without the name Philip Johnson, nobody ever knows anything about it. If I build the same building with the name Philip Johnson on it, it'll be in The Times, and that's what I want.'' ... And I like him very much. I've never worked with anybody as bright and as quick and as decisive as Donald Trump.
— Philip Johnson after Charlie Rose's question "Now, how much do people-- choose Philip Johnson because they like the name Philip Johnson?, "Philip Johnson 12/20/1994, Charlie Rose
Monotonously inquisitive young man who was known as “the Sponge."
— Ron Chernow, Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
In former times when learning was confined to the monks and priests, then it was that the world stood still.
— John D. Rockefeller, via Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.