If I were a photographer, that would be my thing, meetings.
— Lily on staff meetings
The shiny stainless steel sculpture was purcahsed by Robert E. Mnuchin, the father of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
New York Times bullet point
Not the way I would take.
— Lily on plane going north
I have a question. Why cash back?
— Cashier at Primo! Cappucino in Penn Station asking about my credit card choices
Flair.
— Alexander Tochilovsky
Specificity makes him laugh.
— Lily after saying "slop feed"
See, nobody cares.
— Dennis Nedry, Jurassic Park, via @braininthefrontseat meme
Just as it is a duty to the fancy that the dog fancier subscribe to one or more good dog magazines, so also it is his duty that he purchase books about his breed. Unless enough books can be sold to render a profit to the author and the publisher, no future dog books will be available.
— "Necessity For Dog Books," in a dog book at the The American Kennel Club Library and Archive
You are a bumble bee with too many legs.
— Lily
And though his own values and imagination shaped the books he made, his choice to make those kind of books in the first place turns out in part to have been a response to the new market for them.
— Adam Gopnik, "‘The Cat in the Hat’ and the Man Who Made That," The New York Times
Pat was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force and served in Korea, France, and Germany.
— Obituary, Perry "Pat" Arthur Thayer, Jr.
If a reader can visualize them for himself, then he may be able to understand things without the writer ahving to explain them.
— Robert A. Caro, Working
Kennan's sense of having been exculded as a young man, Arthur Schlesinger speculated, had left him with a love of ritual as an older man: "He believes strongy that the ceremonies of life are important. It's an enduring, interesting characteristic."
John Lewis Gaddis, George F. Kennan: An American Life
Tree rings.
— Akshay
“You don’t say ‘We can win if only we have your support.’ What you say is ‘We’ve already won,’” Mr. Singh said. “By making it seem like you’ve already succeeded, you get the support necessary to succeed.”
— Max Fisher, "What Makes a Coup Succeed? Confidence, Consensus and a Sense of Inevitability," The New York Times
I wanna see the website... The website is going to fix the machine.
— Armando sarcastically after answering a call from a potential client, later he said "I'm telling you all this becomes life comes fast"
Facism is not good. I mean I have the talking points.
— Z on talking to punk poets*
Salty fish as lock of cabinent handles.
— Shutterstock
MTA is Selling a Used Trash Can for $375 as a 'Collectible'
— News ticker headline on cab TV
"Oh, I'm never going to complete them," Kennan replied, a bit too casually for Link, who devoted his entire career to Wilson's life and papers. "Well, why did you write them?" "I wrote them to establish my credentials as a historian."
— John Lewis Gaddis, George F. Kennan: An American Life