The "real issue," as John Kerrigan, the man who forbade Ted from speaking, put it, "is that those who can escape escape."
— Neal Gabler, Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour
I'm not tearing the subject down, I'm trying to build it up in the most perverse way possible so the viewer can take that next step on their own.
— Brad Troemel, "The "Is This Real?" Report"
He was always looking for the "big" picture, an important subject which would help make the pictures he painted of it important, lift them above the level of his ordinary work.
— Tom Rockwell, My Adventures as an Illustrator
Before the war there wasn't a break between the past and the present as there is now. Everything was sort of now—both past and present were one, a single unit.
— Norman Rockwell, My Adventures as an Illustrator
“It’ll be a lot easier to push Trumpism without Trump,” Coulter predicted.
— Gabrielle Reyes, "Ann Coulter: What America Wants Is ‘Trumpism without Trump’," Breitbart
I don't hold that many paintings precious... I think that switch happened when I realized that everything takes up space.
— Henry Nuhn
Maybe people don't change radically, but the surface of things does.
— Norman Rockwell, My Adventures as an Illustrator
As Story observed, "What is the grave to Us, but a thin barrier dividing Time from Eternity."
— Melissa Banta, The Art of Commemoration and America's First Rural Cemetery
My ideal audience is often like my brother or my dad, who like, these are people who will not go to an art museum if it costs one dollar, but if you show them a piece of art that they like, they will respond to it.
— Brian McMullen
The living thing and the outside world are interdependent. Life could not, in Just's mind, be "only a struggle against the surroundings from which life came,"... Kropotkin's theory, with its concept of harmony, was in Just's view preferable to Darwin's idea of the struggle for existence.
— Kenneth R. Manning, Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just
The refusal of Democrats and Republicans to cooperate with one another is not due to some mysterious force beyond our control.
It’s a decision. It’s a choice we make.
— Joe Biden, President-Elect Acceptance Speech
"He's a very nice boy," a woman in East Dedham said of Lodge. "Very friendly. You'd never know he's running for anything." ... contrasted with Ted Kennedy... who never let anyone doubt he was running for something.
— Neal Gabler, Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour
He called Ted to tell him that 45 minutes was too long. If Jack could give the State of the Union address in twenty-three minutes, Ted could describe his African experience in twenty-five.
— Neal Gabler, Catching the Wind: Edward Kennedy and the Liberal Hour
Green Bay's absentee ballot results are delayed becasue one of the vote-counting machines ran out of in. An election official had to return to City Hall to get more.
— Reid Epstein, The New York Times
If you think of it, the companies are competing for our attention, if they find out that each of us becoming a celebrity and having a million people we get to reach, if that’s the currency of the thing that gets us to come back to get more attention, then they’re competing at who can give us that biggest fame lottery hit faster.
— Tristan Harris, "Joe Rogan Experience #1558 - Tristan Harris"
Watching surgery today feels like going to the opera.
— Lily in a text
I can see no rat race from here.
— David on Whitcomb Summit
O yea its halloween
Should I put out earplugs for the children
— Lily in a text
People don't joke about things that aren't true.
— David
"That because you've couched your intention in a joke, that you can disavow it when people come asking."
"That's right. That's exactly right. So you create this ambiguity so there's no way for you to mean what you really mean ever."
Feels Good Man