Archive for October, 2016

QOTD October 31 2016

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Elizabeth David: “Every day holds the possibility of a miracle.”


QOTD October 30 2016

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Jean Anouilh: “Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself.”


QOTD October 29 2016

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.: “Words calculated to catch everyone may catch no one.”


QOTD October 28 2016

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Elizabeth Bowen: “If you look at life one way, there is always cause for alarm.”


QOTD October 27 2016

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: “We cannot deny the facts of nature, but we should certainly try to improve on them.”


QOTD October 26 2016

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Oprah Winfrey: “The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.”


QOTD October 25 2016

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus: “Nothing happens to any thing which that thing is not made by nature to bear.”


QOTD October 24 2016

Monday, October 24th, 2016

John Green: “Sometimes people don’t understand the promises they’re making when they make them. Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That’s what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.”


QOTD October 23 2016

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Nikki Giovanni: “Nothing is easy to the unwilling.”

QOTD October 22 2016

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata: “Deal with the consequences of your actions, ’cause life ain’t no video game.”


QOTD October 21 2016

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Sol Hurok: “Get pleasure out of life…as much as you can. Nobody ever died from pleasure.”


QOTD October 20 2016

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Thomas Guthrie: “Do it now. It is not safe to leave a generous feeling to the cooling influences of the world.”


QOTD October 19 2016

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Seth Godin: “People don’t believe what you tell them.
They rarely believe what you show them.
They often believe what their friends tell them.
They always believe what they tell themselves.”


QOTD October 18 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Martha Graham: “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”


QOTD October 17 2016

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Barbara Hall: “Because you are in control of your life. Don’t ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.”

QOTD October 16 2016

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: “Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing,
Beloved from pole to pole.”


QOTD October 15 2016

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Joel Spolsky: “An idea isn’t worth that much. It’s the execution of the idea that has value. If you can’t convince one other person that this is something to devote your life to, then it’s not worth it.”


QOTD October 14 2016

Friday, October 14th, 2016

Andre Gide: “Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself – and thus make yourself indispensable.”


QOTD October 13 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Paul Hawken: “Everything is connected… no one thing can change by itself.”


QOTD October 12 2016

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Saint Francis de Sales: “Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them – every day begin the task anew.”