Archive for January, 2018

QOTD January 31 2018

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Robert Service: “Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out – it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.”

QOTD January 30 2018

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Martha Graham: “The body says what words cannot.”


QOTD January 29 2018

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Stephen Nachmanovitch: “The noun of self becomes a verb. This flashpoint of creation in the present moment is where work and play merge.”


QOTD January 28 2018

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Rod Steiger: “The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame.”


QOTD January 27 2018

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Fulton J. Sheen: “Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius.”


QOTD January 26 2018

Friday, January 26th, 2018

Jewish Proverb: “What you don’t see with your eyes, don’t invent with your mouth.”


QOTD January 25 2018

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Margot Fonteyn: “If I have learnt anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?”


QOTD January 24 2018

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

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 January 23 2018

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Anatole France: “To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”


QOTD Januarry 22 2018

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Mary Catherine Bateson: “The family is changing not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors.”


QOTD January 21 2018

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Lois McMaster Bujold: “You try to give away what you want yourself.”

QOTD January 20 2018

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Al Batt: “The secret of happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it.”


QOTD January 19 2018

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Seneca: “We should every night call ourselves to an account: What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired?”


QOTD January 18 2018

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Anonymous: “Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day.”


QOTD January 17 2018

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Oscar Wilde: “We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.”


QOTD January 16 2018

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Ralph Waldo Emerson: “This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.”


QOTD January 15 2018

Monday, January 15th, 2018

William Ellery Channing: “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.”


QOTD January 14 2018

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Sir Winston Churchill: “Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.”


QOTD January 13 2018

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Johnny Carson: “Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.”


QOTD January 12 2018

Friday, January 12th, 2018

William Feather: “Beware of the man who won’t be bothered with details.”