Archive for November, 2016

QOTD November 30 2016

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Thomas A. Edison: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”


QOTD November 29 2016

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Irving Wallace: “To be one’s self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.”


QOTD November 28 2016

Monday, November 28th, 2016

John Barth: “Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story.”


QOTD November 27 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Ali Vincent: “Getting enough sleep can be just as important as working out.”


QOTD November 26 2016

Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Robert Fripp: “Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.”


QOTD November 25 2016

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Edward Chapin: “A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star.”


QOTD November 24 2016

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

Helen Keller: “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.”


QOTD November 23 2016

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Wil Wheaton: “I don’t know what the future of my career holds, but I know that whatever is over the horizon, the road I’ve traveled to get here is like those Interstates in Texas: everything can look the same, and it can feel like you’re not going anywhere, until you suddenly get where you’re going and realize that you’ve been traveling for a long time.”


QOTD November 22 2016

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

W. Somerset Maugham: “I don’t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.”


QOTD November 21 2016

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Samuel Johnson: “Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.”


QOTD November 20 2016

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

John Burroughs: “The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is ‘look under foot.’ You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think.”


QOTD November 19 2016

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Winifred Holtby: “The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing.”


QOTD November 18 2016

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Albert Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not one bit simpler.”


QOTD November 17 2016

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Colette: “The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.”


QOTD November 16 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Elsa Maxwell: “Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.”


QOTD November 15 2016

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”




QOTD November 14 2016

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Albert Camus: “We only know of one duty, and that is to love.”


QOTD November 13 2016

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Thomas Merton: “The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.”


QOTD November 12 2016

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Michael J. Fox: “There’s a rule in acting called, “Don’t play the result.” If you have a character who’s going to end up in a certain place, don’t play that until you get there. Play each scene and each beat as it comes. And that’s what you do in life: You don’t play the result.”


QOTD November 11 2016

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Ali Vincent: “The only battle to win is the battle within, that place where we realize that we deserve to have and create all that we want in our lives.”