Sunday, May 13, 2018
If you took care of all the minor details, you would win.
— William Goode, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Saturday, May 12, 2018
How can every Great Crested Flycatcher find a snake skin? I don't know.
— Gabriel Willow
Friday, May 11, 2018
Are they all named Pretty?
— Lily on worms
Thursday, May 10, 2018
And the impression he wanted to make was the impression he made.
— Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
For we want to try our best and let it look nice.
— Sarah, SHENZHEN CREATIVE DISPLAY PRODUCTS FACTORY
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Here are some things that you will hear when you sit down to dinner with the vanguard of the Intellectual Dark Web: There are fundamental biological differences between men and women. Free speech is under siege. Identity politics is a toxic ideology that is tearing American society apart. And we’re in a dangerous place if these ideas are considered “dark.”
— Bari Weiss, "Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web," The New York Times
Monday, May 7, 2018
Christ, sometimes I wished it could go on forever.
— Lyndon Johnson, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Sunday, May 6, 2018
I get promoted, you get promoted too.
— Sid on the phone calling about the mystery of the missing mail basket
Saturday, May 5, 2018
I will be here Monday, yes.
— Bartender at The Plaza, they get a new delivery of paper napkins Monday
Friday, May 4, 2018
The feeling of things happening and going to happen.
— Harry Truman, via David McCullough, Truman
Thursday, May 3, 2018
A well dug by Thomas Jefferson… A brick with a dogs footprint in it.
— David McCullough, Truman
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
You don't get to count the things that you havn't done that you thought of that were terrific.
— James Turrell, Charlie Rose
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
I love these hobbies you know.
— Sid on looking for people who are chewing gum
Monday, April 30, 2018
He has a little sentence in Art History.
— Uriel on Richard Minsky
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Did you think they were pork chops?
— Lily, I did but they were lamb chops
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Think of it as an italic press.
— Richard Minsky on The Washington Press not being perfectly parallel to the wall
Friday, April 27, 2018
Goods that are not shared are not goods.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
You gotta love it because you need to be steeped in it every day.
— Lauren Panepinto, TDC Book Night
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
He paused, walked briskly back to his car and turned off its blaring siren.
— Catherine Porter and Megan Specia, "When Toronto Suspect Said ‘Kill Me,’ an Officer Put Away His Gun," The New York Times
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Use that one for my obit.
— Sid on his drivers licence photo