Tuesday, March 5, 2013
But the gathering of such fragments responds to a much deeper compulsion. It resonates with the timeless desire to seize on the minimal remnant — the tiniest identifiable gesture — out of which the world could, in a pinch, be reconstructed.
— Geoffrey O'Brien, “We Are What We Quote,” The New York Times
Monday, March 4, 2013
The females like sculptures.
— Jame Gould
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Tired but happy.
— Older Whitman Card-Check Man
Saturday, March 2, 2013
A little bit of love.
— MIKA, “Happy Ending”
Friday, March 1, 2013
Humility is their form of pride. It is their strength. It is their weakness.
— Francis Underwood, House of Cards
Thursday, February 28, 2013
We are all split by contradictions.
— Esther da Costa Meyer
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
As for the rest of his fellow citizens, he is close to them, but he does not see them; he touches them, but he does not feel them; he exists only in himself and for himself alone; and if his kindred still remain to him, he may be said at any rate to have lost his country.
— Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The cowardly worship of the past.
— Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, “Futurist Architecture”
Monday, February 25, 2013
Yea. But what’s right? My happiness now? My happiness in the future? What would even bring about my happiness? It’s too complicated of a question to answer.
— Kristin Cotter
Sunday, February 24, 2013
It’s not like my feet are stuck to the floor.
— Jack Peñate, “Pull My Heart Away”
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Do you know what we just did? We just walked out of a grocery store without any groceries.
— Woman at 22nd and Market.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Like most things in a box, if you put food in it, it’ll chill out.
— Michael Smith
Thursday, February 21, 2013
It’s harder to be yourself than it is to be anybody else.
— Andrew Jackson Jihad, “Big Bird”
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
This is probably a term you will never get to use in life.
— Lia Markey
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The only question is whether these lookers back will be ourselves a few years hence or our remote descendants.
— Donald Griffin via Ethology
Monday, February 18, 2013
The atheist among the aristocrats, on the other hand, raises his hat when he passes a church.
— Adolf Loos, Ornament and Crime
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Apparently the brain comes knowing how to see at birth, but can ‘forget.’
— Jame Gould, Ethology
Saturday, February 16, 2013
— Band of Horses, “The Funeral”
Friday, February 15, 2013
Strong bold patterns covered objects made with simple, confident directness.
— Paul Greenhalgh, “Alternative Histories”
Thursday, February 14, 2013
In fact there are no accidents in history.
— Esther da Costa Meyer