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QOTD April 27 2017

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Dan Millman: “The time is now, the place is here. Stay in the present. You can do nothing to change the past, and the future will never come exactly as you plan or hope for.”

 

QOTD April 26 2017

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Cicero: “When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men’s minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind.”

 

QOTD April 25 2017

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Francois de La Rochefoucauld: “When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”

 

QOTD April 24 2017

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Mary Field Belenky: “Really listening and suspending one’s own judgment is necessary in order to understand other people on their own terms… This is a process that requires trust and builds trust.”

 

QOTD April 23 2017

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Emily Dickinson: “We turn not older with years, but newer every day.”

QOTD April 22 2017

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Helen Keller: “Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I am in, therin to be content.”

QOTD April 21 2017

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Charles Darwin: “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

 

QOTD April 20 2017

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Meryl Streep: “I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.”

 

QOTD April 19 2017

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Agatha Christie: “I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.”

 

QOTD April 18 2017

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Barack Obama: “The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what’s truly important.”

 

QOTD April 17 2017

Monday, April 17th, 2017

William Faulkner: “All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.”

QOTD April 16 2016

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Steve Jobs: “It comes from saying no to 1,000 things to make sure we don’t get on the wrong track or try to do too much.”

 

QOTD April 15 2017

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Epictetus: “Preach not to others what they should eat, but eat as becomes you, and be silent.”

 

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QOTD April 14 2017

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Pooh’s Little Instruction Book: “Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.”

 

QOTD April 13 2017

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Albert Einstein: “My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.”

 

QOTD April 12 2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Elain Heffner: “The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.”

 

QOTD April 11 2017

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Rabbinical Saying: “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.”

 

QOTD April 10 2017

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Margaret Lee Runbeck: “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”

 

QOTD April 9 2017

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Cicero: “Friendship make prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.”

 

QOTD April 8 2017

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.”