Which is to say that becoming the nation’s leading retailer does not guarantee immortality, at least not beyond architecture.
— The Editorial Board, "How Sears Was the Amazon of Its Day," The New York Times
Can you imagine a pigeon floating like a duck? I would lose my mind.
— Lily
"Nixon," Kissinger reports, "approved the recommendations while incongruously holding a bowling ball."
— Walter Isaacson, Kissinger: A Biography
Do you think they thought it was good?
— Jason on some "bad" design from the '90s I think is "good"
Found a patron.
— Walter Isaacson, Kissinger: A Biography
Something between an epitome and a parody.
— Walter Isaacson, Kissinger: A Biography
In politics as in porn, everything now has to be kinda keyword searchable. So everybody has to fall into some sort of niche and if you're not doing it yourself then someone else is going to do it for you.
— Jon Ronson, "Joe Rogan Experience #995 - Jon Ronson"
There's no value to reaching across the aisle. There is no currency for that, there is no incentive.
— Jeff Flake, 60 Minutes
Skittish fish asking a genie for a wish.
— Phrase from dinner party game "poop smoothie"
“The tactics that were used completely backfired,” said Mr. McConnell. “Harassing members at their homes, crowding the halls with people acting horribly, the effort to humiliate us really helped me unify my conference.
— Peter Baker and Nicholas Fandos, "Show How You Feel, Kavanaugh Was Told, and a Nomination Was Saved," The New York Times
The Club motto is "Weaving Spiders Come Not Here", which implies that outside concerns and business deals (networking) are to be left outside.
— "Bohemian Grove," Wikipedia
According to our head of conservation, American singles are basically shelf stable.
— Jamie Lausch Vander Broek, "You Can Check Out An Actual Cheese Book At This Michigan Library," Saveur
Was about more than the pursuit, and the preservation, of riches. They were also confederates in a more ambitious project: creating the myth.
— Russ Buettner, Susanne Craig and David Barstow, "11 Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation Into Trump’s Wealth," The New York Times
A great anecdote leaves them competing to tell a better version of the same thing.
— Chuck Palahniuk, "Joe Rogan Experience #1158 - Chuck Palahniuk"
I don't think the guy with the business-card cannon has ever been to an actual networking event.
New Yorker cartoon Lily put on top of my buisness card pile
He died doing what he loved. Always gotta remember that.
— Lily on a dead moth
Teenagers huh?
— Lily on plants in her way
We've had enough time on this to choke a horse.
— Orrin Hatch
A second front door.
— Christine Blasey Ford, Senate Judiciary Committee
So the way I would get in his parties is I would show up with a camera, like, "yo Puff, you need to document, document this shit."
— Jamie Foxx, "Joe Rogan Experience #990 - Jamie Foxx"