"I like books best where the author writes like "I". You know? It makes it feel like the author is a character. It makes you feel like the character doing stuff."
(this was spontaneous, I SWEAR. I am not coaching her on 1st-person love. Though I admit I grinned wickedly when she said this.)
On Swan Lake, which we were watching on DVD (the ABT version):
"Why do they make boys wear those tights? You can see their bottoms."
Me: "That's just the way they do it. They've done it that way for a long time."
After pause: "When they turn around, you can see their butts. You can even see the shape of their..."
Me (quickly): "Mmmhmmmm."
"I still don't understand why you'd want someone to lift you up and hold you like that (while dancing) if you don't love them."
On our household:
"You know, Daddy is the only one in this house right now who doesn't have red toes."
A riddle, right before bedtime:
"Why are horses like humans? Answer: Because we're both alive."
Yes, we are. And enjoying the hell out of it, thank you.