Archive for January, 2019

QOTD January 21 2019

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Marquis de Condorcet: “Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.”

 

QOTD January 20 2019

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Seneca: “Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.”

 

QOTD January 19 2019

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Jim Hightower: β€œDo something. If it doesn’t work, do something else. No idea is too crazy.”

QOTD January 18 2019

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Holly Lisle: “You must learn to face the fact, always, that you choose to do what you do, and that everything you do affects not only you but others.”

 

QOTD January 17 2019

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Thomas Dekker: “[Sleep is] the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”

 

QOTD January 16 2019

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Cory Doctorow: “This is why I loved technology: if you used it right, it could give you power and privacy.”

 

QOTD January 15 2018

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Hugh Prather: “True humor is fun – it does not put down, kid, or mock. It makes people feel wonderful, not separate, different, and cut off. True humor has beneath it the understanding that we are all in this together.”

 

QOTD January 14 2019

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Barbra Streisand: “You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.”

 

QOTD January 13 2019

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

Oprah Winfrey: “When you’re doing the work you’re meant to do, it feels right and every day is a bonus, regardless of what you’re getting paid.”

 

QOTD January 12 2019

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Gwendolyn Brooks: “Each body has its art…”

 

QOTD January 11 2019

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Eugene Mirman: “Some tips for life: 1.Don’t be afraid to follow your dreams, unless your dreams are stupid. 2.Be kind to people. 3.Don’t get too excited when you read the Fountainhead 4.In times of recession, it is time for invention. 5.Things can kill you, so keep that in mind, you fearless know it alls.”

 

QOTD January 10 2019

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

George Santayana: “Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.”

 

QOTD January 9 2019

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Arthur Rubinstein: “Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.”

 

QOTD January 8 2019

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

Eric A. Burns: “Greatness is more than potential. It is the execution of that potential. Beyond the raw talent. You need the appropriate training. You need the discipline. You need the inspiration. You need the drive.”

 

QOTD January 7 2019

Monday, January 7th, 2019

George S. Patton: “Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.”

 

QOTD January 6 2019

Sunday, January 6th, 2019

Sara Zarr: “I think about how there are certain people who come into your life and leave a mark. The ones who are as much a part of you as your own soul. Their place in your heart is tender; a bruise of longing, a pulse of unfinished business. Just hearing their names pushes and pulls at you in a hundred ways, and when you try to define those hundred ways, describe them even to yourself, words are useless. If you had a lifetime to talk, there would still be things left unsaid.”

 

QOTD January 5 2019

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

Michel de Montaigne: “Even on the highest throne in the world, we are still sitting on our ass.”

 

QOTD January 4 2019

Friday, January 4th, 2019

J. R. R. Tolkien: “Little by little, one travels far.”

 

QOTD January 3 2019

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Emily Dickinson: “Forever is composed of nows.”

 

QOTD January 2 2019

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Jacqueline Cochran: “I have found adventure in flying, in world travel, in business, and even close at hand… Adventure is a state of mind – and spirit.”