He just found a centipede and called it a book of legs.
— Lily
Seeing that he had a sense of history, he gave Dirkson a place in it.
— Robert Caro, The Passage of Power
If there's three hundred thousand horses and a fifteen year lifespan... It's a lot of dead horses. And you need a horse to move the horse. And they probably get pretty freaked out if they have to move a dead horse… it's gotta be like pretty weird… like, why am I dragging this dead, you know, horse around, and I'm a horse.
— Elon Musk, "Joe Rogan Experience #1169 - Elon Musk"
me telling ben about my day
— Lily's Instagram caption
infinite hourglass… to be filled
— Happy accident on Neeta's unfinished site
I should have gone into the hospitality business.
— Lily on the phone having a great time in a Marriott
So rare in America were oval rooms.
— Robert Caro, The Passage of Power
It really struck me that it wasn't the issues which matter, it was the friendships.
— Bobby Kennedy via Robert Caro, The Passage of Power
Wavered between his yearning for the prize and his fear of being seen to yearn for it.
— Robert Caro, The Passage of Power
They put the cover on. It took five minutes and ten seconds.
— Ninny at dinner on cover of the US Open
Captain's chair on the Enterprise.
— Ken on Paul's office
I doubt he is, but were not going to test it.
— Linda on Henry's shelfish allergy
Edmundo es el BeBe. Edmundo es el BeBe. El bebe es el mundo. El bebe es el mundo.
— Lily
As Pablo once remarked, when you make a thing, it is so complicated making it that it is bound to be ugly, but those that do it after you they don't have to worry about making it and they can make it pretty, and so everybody can like it when the others make it.
— Gertrude Stein, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
He underwent long medical treatments and rehabilitation, but was left permanently disabled, unable to raise his arms over his head. Someone had to comb his hair.
— Robert D. McFadden, "John McCain, War Hero, Senator, Presidential Contender, Dies at 81," The New York Times
Cream Soda
— Remembering a nickname
(B)ridesmaids & Attendants, (I)ncredible Ehrsteins, (N)otable Memories, (G)roomsmen & Ushers, (O)utstanding Abitzes
— Aaron and Bailey
Or at least he was untill another Joe Russo declared his candidacy.
— David Nasaw, The Patriarch on Joseph Kennedy getting another Joe Russo to enter the race and split the Joe Russo vote
It's time to believe.
— Uriel on trusting a jig rather than eyeballing guide lines
"Apple sauce," his favorite nonexpletive term for bullshit.
— David Nasaw, The Patriarch