Control Surfaces

Famous quotes containing the words control and/or surfaces:

    Being a parent is such serious business that we dare not take it too seriously. Children are inherently funny. So are parents. We all are at our funniest when we are desperately struggling to appear to be in control of a new situation.
    Lawrence Kutner (20th century)

    Footnotes are the finer-suckered surfaces that allow tentacular paragraphs to hold fast to the wider reality of the library.
    Nicholson Baker (b. 1957)