I close my eyes.
— Kansas, “Dust in the Wind”
And so we find ourselves in this universe and not another for much the same reason we find ourselves on earth and not Neptune-we find ourselves where conditions are ripe for our form of life.
— Brian Greene, “The Mystery of the Multiverse," Newsweek
Des spaghettis, d'la sauce tomate.
— Renan Luce, “Repenti”
What’s the point of buying rice that you can’t cook properly?
— Jiro Ono, Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Why pyramids?
— Josh Ritter, “The Curse”
You know how the time flies.
— Adele, “Someone Like You”
There’s a Borgesian objective to it, to produce objects that can not be described.
— Nicholas de Monchaux
You always know the right times to be assertive or to simply wait.
— Fortune cookie
Well, thats an oversimplification.
— Slim, A Bug’s Life
Thank you gentlemen, always an intellectual treat.
— Slim, A Bug’s Life
But listen,
Hold on to your butts.
— Ray Arnold, Jurassic Park
I saw large plants of alloes, but did not then understand them.
— Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
Is it useful? I don’t know, but it’s interesting to have invented one.
— Eve Aschheim
Making a thousand gestures and motions which I cannot describe.
— Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
What are you? And on what account did you go to sea?
— Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
He showed me how to stay hungry.
— Mark Luce, "Robert Demeritt, Rest in Peace,“ My Kid Could Paint That
He’s basically a special type of rain.
— Ian Trase
Don’t point that gun at him, he’s un unpaid intern.
— Steve Zissou, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
We are asking these questions because we are here to question and not at all because we have felt incongruities in what we have seen.
— Eleanor Rowland, The Significance of Art