Other people saying things

October 25, 2013

"Although we don’t test our graduating seniors on whether a carrot is healthier than a Cheeto, many of us would still like to be sure they finish school knowing the answer."

"Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, a German bishop in Limburg, a small city in western Germany near Frankfurt, has been expelled from his diocese by Pope Francis, in one of the first major tests of the pope’s stated aim of building 'a poor church for the poor.'”

"Can you believe the salary these BART guys get to drive a train?'—someone whose job is making internet ads more clickable."

"Malala does not need to be adopted. Nor is she available for adoption."

"Kids sleep peacefully while consultations and long waits go on around them. Some lean back and watch with a numbed, listless patience that suggests how much of their childhood has already been spent like this."

"The prayer of Jabez that night in the prison was not 'expand my territory. The prayer of Jabez was something different... I pray, Dear God, that I might not cause any more pain."

"Robbins demanded that Mostel stop. The actor relented. And then, when he walked through Tevye’s doorway once more, he crossed himself."

"Legal barriers aren’t the only factor that have stopped academic employees from organizing in the private sector. Both New York University and Yale University retained union-busting law firms in an effort to head off graduate employee unions."

"And so our phone conversation ended, with wishes of good health and a mutual embrace. A world in which one can fraternally embrace a Pope is truly a beautiful world."

"There is an entire graveyard of once-hopeful new software ecosystems, and its name is Microsoft Word."

"Stitch up sides to decreasing to 27sts (opening for flipper). Add elastic to the top and bottom to prevent the penguins getting out of them."

"When FDR said the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, he was obviously bullshitting."

"100% of GOP congressional activity is basically passing around this note: I hate Obamacare, do you hate Obamacare? ☐ Yes ☐ No ☐ Maybe"

"What kind of computer program forces you to marry your own children?"

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