Staples Quotes

Quotes tagged as "staples" (showing 1-7 of 7)
Jonathan Safran Foer
“The paper, the stapler, the staples, the tape. It makes me sick. Physical things. Forty years of loving someone becomes staples and tape.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

C.S. Lewis
“The use of fashions in thought is to distract men from their real dangers. We direct the fashionable outcry of each generation against those vices of which it is in the least danger, and fix its approval on the virtue that is nearest the vice which we are trying to make endemic. The game is to have them all running around with fire extinguishers whenever there’s a flood; and all crowding to that side of the boat which is already nearly gone under.”
C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

Annie Barrows
“There had been a problem in Bean's house. The problem was staples. Bean loved staples. She loved them so much that she had stapled things that weren't supposed to be stapled. The things looked better stapled, but her mother didn't think so, and now Bean was outside.

She was going to be outside for a long time.”
Annie Barrows, Ivy and Bean: What's the Big Idea?

C.S. Lewis
“I am not asking anyone to accept Christianity if his best reasoning tells him that the weight of the evidence is against it.”
C.S. Lewis

Ryan Lilly
“The smell of new office supplies is so satisfying while being kicked out of Staples for inappropriate behavior with a file folder is so embarrassing.”
Ryan Lilly, Write like no one is reading

Lemony Snicket
“I don't think people have made staples by hand since the fifteenth century.”
Lemony Snicket, The Austere Academy

Jonathan Safran Foer
“She took the posters downtown that afternoon. She filled a rolling suitcase with them ... she took a stapler. And a box of staples. And hope. I think of those things. The paper, the stapler, the staples, the tape, the hope. It makes me sick. Physical things. Forty years of loving someone becomes staples and hop.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close