“The world has lost a visionary. And there may be no greater tribute to Steve’s success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented.”more info
source: “Obama statement on death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs,” Washington Post, October 5, 2011.
medium: White House statement
“I know the look of green apples and peaches and pears on the trees, and I know how entertaining they are when they are inside of a person.”more info
source: Autobiography of Mark Twain: The Complete and Authoritative Edition, Volume 1 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010), 217.
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“The worm fattens on the apple, the young goose fattens on the wormy fruit, the man fattens on the young goose, the worm awaits the man.”more info
source: “Cold Weather,” in One Man’s Meat (New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1944), 345.
notes: White wrote this essay in January 1943.
“Beginning a salad, was to him like stepping into sea water on a chilly day, and he had always to brace himself in order to attack the fortress of an apple.”more info