The story ends with these words: “Amid the seeming confusion of our mysterious world, individuals are so nicely adjusted to a system, and the systems to one another and to a whole, that by stepping aside for a moment, a man exposes himself to a fearful risk of losing his place forever.
— Jorge Luis Borges, An Introduction to American Literature
Thus in order to learn the art of prose he read, forgot, and reconstructed the essays of Addison.
— Jorge Luis Borges, An Introduction to American Literature
Were you generous with your thoughts?
— Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, TC Open House
It looks like a pool of vomit from far away.
— Editor
It’s ok, don’t worry bro.
— Man on subway who was in a verbal argument with another man but cooled off after 30 minutes of being stuck in a non-moving train.
Sid the 87 year old kid.
— Sidney
It won’t take 4 minutes to get there.
— Helen on going to our meeting
I feel like it’s the most efficient way to get altitude.
— Lily on stairs
I wouldn’t have nothing if I didn’t have you.
Monsters Inc. credits
The phrase was given new popularity in 1937: in a well publicized case, violinist David Rubinoff was accused of inviting a young woman to his hotel room to view some French etchings, but instead seducing her.
— “"Etchings" euphemism,” Etching, Wikipedia
*Gasp,* I would dance for that building.
— Lily on Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University
Nice job.
Just whistle… Catch me on the old horn.
— Sidney
Sick Day
You’re going to pick up sticks.
— Donald Trump Says “China,” Huffington Post
Crows are just people too.
— Lily
Your order had been successfully processed.
That’s the quote of the day right there! ‘Love doesn’t have a time zone.’
— Akshay
I had better explain right now about Walt Scowden because what he said to me today will have a constant echo in my future.
— Sid in 1946 inscription in Regulations: Valley Forge Military Academy