Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Pagodas are like house kebabs.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
it was her birthday, so
she liked to look her best.
— Miffy mug
Monday, May 20, 2019
You eat the plate, they never know.
— Lily on conveyor belt sushi
Sunday, May 19, 2019
What state is, uh, New Orleans in?
— First thing Lily said upon waking up
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Tiles, pots, bricks and toilets are popularly known as ceramics. Most of People are not aware of new class of modern or techical ceramics such as Nasa's Spacecraft, engine components, artificial bones and even pencil lead.
— Museum store item copy
Friday, May 17, 2019
If I were a photographer, that would be my thing, meetings.
— Lily on staff meetings
Thursday, May 16, 2019
The shiny stainless steel sculpture was purcahsed by Robert E. Mnuchin, the father of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
— New York Times bullet point
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Not the way I would take.
— Lily on plane going north
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
I have a question. Why cash back?
— Cashier at Primo! Cappucino in Penn Station asking about my credit card choices
Monday, May 13, 2019
— Alexander Tochilovsky
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Specificity makes him laugh.
— Lily after saying "slop feed"
Saturday, May 11, 2019
See, nobody cares.
— Dennis Nedry, Jurassic Park, via @braininthefrontseat meme
Friday, May 10, 2019
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
Thursday, May 9, 2019
You are a bumble bee with too many legs.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Pat was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force and served in Korea, France, and Germany.
— Obituary, Perry "Pat" Arthur Thayer, Jr.
Monday, May 6, 2019
If a reader can visualize them for himself, then he may be able to understand things without the writer having to explain them.
— Robert A. Caro, Working
Sunday, May 5, 2019
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
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Friday, May 3, 2019
“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