The worst of a modern stylish mansion


The worst of a modern stylish mansion is that it has no place for ghosts.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Poet at the Breakfast Table, 1872WLBUQ

Some places speak distinctly certain dank gardens


Some places speak distinctly.  Certain dank gardens cry aloud for a murder; certain old houses demand to be haunted; certain coasts are set apart for shipwrecks.  ~Robert Louis StevensonCUL

Poor mexico so far from god and

Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States!  ~Commonly attributed to Porfirio Díaz but as yet unverifiedporfirio diaz “?Pobre M?xico! ?Tan lejos de Dios y tan cerca de los Estados Unidos!”

But i do like churches the way

But I do like churches.  The way it feels inside.  It feels good when you just sit there, like you’re in a forest and everything’s really quiet, expect there’s still this sound you can’t hear.  ~Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried

I think my favorite sport in the

I think my favorite sport in the Olympics is the one in which you make your way through the snow, you stop, you shoot a gun, and then you continue on.  In most of the world, it is known as the biathlon, except in New York City, where it is known as winter.  ~Michael Ventre, L.A. Daily News

The tracks of the l train are

The tracks of the L Train are the manly stubble on the ruggedly handsome face of Chicago.  ~Jason