I’m busier now that I’ve retired.
— Man taking Bookbinding II A (lives in NJ with a wood shop, taking class to fix up old books passed down thru generations in his church)
My sister thought they were calming.
— Dr. Natbony on stock photos in frames
…where he worked for a time as a pastry chef at the Parker House. He shoveled snow in London, tinted photographs in Paris.
— Peter Coyote on Ho Chi Minh, “01: Déjà Vu (1858-1961),” The Vietnam War
The lodestar.
— John McCain, “The Fighter,” 60 Minutes
What they looked like in the hand.
— Gabriel Willow on how birds were shot and named before binoculars existed
So you don’t know and I don’t know. We have a lot in common!
— Old lady on bench in the Cooper Hewitt garden, wondering if there was someone speaking or singing next
He had this great idea! Making books for kids!
— Henry on Mr. Ding-A-Ling
But the depression that overtakes me when I’ve turned in book, I must confess is real and deep.
— David Cornwell, “Le Carré,” 60 Minutes
It was my idea.
— Sid on Ken and Mike
The true question for the United Nations today, for people all over the world who hope for better lives for themselves and their children, is a basic one: Are we still patriots?
— Donald Trump, Speech to the UN
The last person was watching The Matrix.
— Dental nurse
I hope that’s not his face, cuz that’s little.
— Man on Mickey Rourke’s face mask from The Wrestler in the Museum of the Moving Image
You should take a ton and put them in each other’s bathrooms.
— Lily on monogrammed napkins from different places
The Squirrel Hunter
— Painting by Horace Pippin
I feel better than when I was 30 because I don't give a fuck anymore.
— Maggie
Still, Russian officials are remarkably open about the aims of RT and Sputnik: to “break the monopoly of the Anglo-Saxon global information streams,” as Putin himself put it during a visit to RT’s Moscow headquarters in 2013.
— Jim Rutenberg, “RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War,” The New York Times Magazine
Teams worked hard to protect your face data.
— Phil Schiller, Apple Special Event
When you side with a man, you side with him.
— Steve Bannon, 60 Minutes
Monkey bread.
— Ithaca Farmers Market
Happy Birthday.
— Waitress at Simeon’s after looking at my ID