All Stories

Albert Einstein

I feel as if I had been wandering with Alice in Wonderland and had tea with the Mad Hatter.

Louis Pasteur

It is absurd to think that germs causing fermentation and putrefaction came from the air; the atmosphere would have to be as thick as pea soup for that.

Galileo Galilei

[If the earth rotated,] buildings and the earth itself would fly off with such rapid motion that men would have to be provided with claws like cats to enable them...

Ida B. Wells

… a slanderous and nasty-minded mulatress.

Claude Monet

A preliminary drawing for a wallpaper pattern is more finished than this seascape.

Nina Simone

Her “penchant for the mundane renders her intensity as bogus as her mannered melismas” … a “middlebrow keyboard tickler”