sentence of the day


March 4, 2015: So then here is a question that’s all but unavoidable at the World’s Largest Lobster Cooker, and may arise in kitchens across the US: Is it all right to boil a sentient creature alive just for our gustatory pleasure?
–From David Foster Wallace’s Consider the Lobster. 

March 5, 2015: Also, when there was nobody to care or to know, this gigantic effort on the part of an insignificant little moth, against a power of such magnitude, to retain what no one else valued or desired to keep, moved one strangely. 
–From Virginia Woolf’s Death of the Moth.