Thursday, May 24, 2018
Now I can have a glass of orange juice in the morning and read the newspaper.
— Philip Roth via "Nathan Englander: Philip Roth and the Whale," The New York Times
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Too much to be important.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
When I walk by someone smoking a cigar, I want to give them a dollar to let me follow them.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Where do I put the object? Where do I put the object in the hospital?
— Lily mumbling half asleep in the middle of the night
Sunday, May 20, 2018
— Lily discovered this is what "The Barstow School" pops up when hovering over it on my Facebook profile (it has since changed to "School")
Saturday, May 19, 2018
I wanted to look more closely at the brushstrokes, especially on the, uh, slabs of beef.
— Man entering "Chaim Soutine: Flesh," at the Jewish Museum
Friday, May 18, 2018
He could follow someone's mind around, and get where it was going before the other fellow knew where it was going.
— Thomas Corcoran, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Thursday, May 17, 2018
That makes of a creature a real man.
— Lyndon Johnson on ambition, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hands-on eclectic! We just like to make stuff and try new things. Almost all our book jacket designs are made by hand, not on a computer. We’re very lucky that the people we work with encourage and support that approach. Our slogan is “Keep Riverhead Weird.”
— "Helen Yentus," "A Coveted Literary Tote Gets a Redesign—and You Can Finally Have One of Your Own," Elle
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Lets assume I've learned it.
— Sid on texting multiple people at once
Monday, May 14, 2018
He created us as persons, and as such: free. God is respectul of freedom.
— Pope Francis on why God allows children to suffer, 60 Minutes
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