For at some point in our lives, if we live long enough, we begin to feel in a visceral fashion what we've always known intellectually to be true, our lifespans will not allow us to take in the whole story. Indeed there may be no whole story. Maybe there's no story at all.
— Maggie Nelson, On Freedom
In the crew’s photography training he learned that an off-kilter horizon looked wrong and was not pleasing to the eye. That presented a slight problem because Challenger was at a 28.5-degree inclination, so he “tilted the camera to put the horizon level in the pictures.”⁣
— @nasa caption on image of Astronaut McCandless II floating without tethers or umbilicals for the very first time
Going up?
— Blake on the elevator.
This one is yours.
— Blake pointing to guitar as he holds ukulele
Being nice to bunny rabbits means not being nice to bunny rabbit parasites.
— Maggie Nelson, On Freedom
The weekly images are going great BTW
The students love to hear about each other
And it helps the class bond
— Mary*
We're all just memories for the next generation.
— Lily talking about obituaries
Collectors who buy unopened cases of sports cards might never open the packages, instead treating them as investments to be sold as is at a later date.
— Image caption, Amanda Holpuch, "Unopened Box of More Than 10,000 Hockey Cards Sells for $3.7 Million," The New York Times
As poet Charles Bernstein put it, "A piece of paper with nothing on it has a definite economic value. If you print a poem on it, this value is lost."
— Maggie Nelson, On Freedom
— Sephora
Rancière's formulation that “an art is emancipated and emancipating when ... it stops wanting to emancipate us" served as my enduring guide.
— Maggie Nelson, On Freedom
Kind of like a starting point to do whatever you want.
— Bráulio Amado
And I actually think AI is not going to be the primary creator of music. I think we’re going to actually face the reality that it’s not that music has been around for thousands of years, but musicians and music has been around. We actually care to know who’s the musician that created it, just like we want to know who’s the artist, human artist that created a piece of art.
— Lex Fridman, "Bill Ackman: Investing, Financial Battles, Harvard, DEI, X & Free Speech | Lex Fridman Podcast #413"
I try to actually show the thing I am describing or writing about, whenever I can.
— Larry Buchanan, New York Times bio page
Hyde, who suggested that Young's sincerity made him more dangerous than Joseph Smith.
— John G. Turner, Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet
"2024", reflects the year of the exhibition and the 20 x 24 Polaroid size.
— @galeriaalta
Because we need a witness to our lives.
— Susan Sarandon's answer for "Why is it, do you think, that people get married" in Shall We Dance? via @le_kayal
When we speak of friends we've lost,' said Burgin (via Dick), 'we speak inevitably of ourselves.'
— @nyreviewofarch
Being able to recycle unused sketches is probably the best feeling I can have.
— Jim Tierney
annual campaign to bring back heart shaped books
— @maryakanakis