Archive for September, 2019

QOTD September 30 2019

Monday, September 30th, 2019

John Scalzi: “If the universe is bigger and stranger than I can imagine, it’s best to meet it with an empty bladder.”


QOTD September 29 2019

Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Helen Keller: “Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature…. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”


QOTD September 28 2019

Saturday, September 28th, 2019

Steve Jobs: “You can’t just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they’ll want something new.”


QOTD September 26 2019

Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: “Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.”


QOTD September 25 2019

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

John Ruskin: “The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.”


QOTD September 24 2019

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Nigerian Proverb: “Hold a true friend with both hands.”


QOTD September 23 2019

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Dag Hammarskjold: “Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible – not to have run away.”


QOTD September 22 2019

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Jennifer Hudson: “Don’t be afraid of the answers. Be afraid of not asking the questions.


QOTD September 21 2019

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Ellen Metcalf: “You have to recognize when the right place and the right time fuse and take advantage of that opportunity. There are plenty of opportunities out there. You can’t sit back and wait.”


QOTD September 20 2019

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Publilius Syrus: “Never promise more than you can perform.”

QOTD September 19 2019

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Chuck Palahniuk: “You can’t base your life on the past or the present. You have to tell me about your future.”


QOTD September 18 2019

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Joseph Addison: “Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.”

QOTD September 17 2019

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Sholem Asch: “Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.”


QOTD September 16 2019

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Henry S. Haskins: “The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.”


QOTD September 15 2019

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Gail Pool: “Even with the best of maps and instruments, we can never fully chart our journeys.”


QOTD September 14 2019

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Thomas A. Edison: “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”


QOTD September 13 2019

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Takayuki Ikkaku, Arisa Hosaka and Toshihiro Kawabata: “Fresh clean sheets are one of life’s small joys.”


QOTD September 12 2019

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Lord Chesterfield: “The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.”


QOTD September 11 2019

Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

Amber Deckers: “Never let the fear of failure be an excuse for not trying. Society tells us that to fail is the most terrible thing in the world, but I know it isn’t. Failure is part of what makes us human.”


QOTD September 10 2019

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi: “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”