Sunday, May 4, 2014
Four out of five animals on Earth are nematode worms – if all solid materials except nematode worms were to be eliminated, you could still see the ghostly outline of most of it in nematode worms.
— E. O. Wilson, “My Wish: Build the Encyclopedia of Life, TED 2007
Saturday, May 3, 2014
I could have been born in the body of a sponge.
Friday, May 2, 2014
It was worth it just to learn from sleight of hand.
— Pickin’ On Series, Iron Horse, “Float On”
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Enjoy yourself by coming alive to these questions.
— Eric Gregory
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
A less-than-faint awareness.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Now if our eyes were telescopes, if they were light buckets as big as wagon wheels.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson, “Sisters of the Sun,” Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Monday, April 28, 2014
But I try.
— David Bowie, “Modern Love”
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Even I have friends who don’t believe in god.
— London: The Modern Babylon
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Isn’t it funny how light comes and goes here.
Friday, April 25, 2014
On the verge of tears, the girl expressed her concern that she would have hiccups permanently.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Idolatry is worship of round things… flat things are not representational enough.
— Martha Himmelfarb
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
To Planets and
— Emily Dickinson, “A146,” The Gorgeous Nothings
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Pay no attention to the woman behind the video projector.
— Keith Sanborn
Monday, April 21, 2014
We take everything it does too personally.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
The green blade rises.
— “Now the Green Blade Rises”
Saturday, April 19, 2014
She was later found dead, floating in the sea.
— Christopher Drew and Jad Mouawad, “Breaking Proud Tradition, Captains Flee and Let Others Go Down With Ship,” The New York Times
Friday, April 18, 2014
I understand you’re a neurosurgeon.
— Dr. Peter Flynn, Rushmore
Thursday, April 17, 2014
May I inquire discreetly?
— The Beatles, “Lovely Rita”
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
It doesn’t make sense to incorporate that unless it really happened.
— AnneMarie Luijendijk
Tuesday, April 15, 2014