Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

QOTD May 22 2019

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Julie A., M.A. Ross and Judy Corcoran: “Children should feel loved because they exist, not because they’ve behaved in a certain way.”

 

QOTD May 21 2019

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Melanie Benjamin: “What very mysterious things days were. Sometimes they fly by, and other times they seem to last forever, yet they are all exactly twenty-four hours. There’s quite a lot we don’t know about them.”

 

QOTD May 20 2019

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Alfred North Whitehead: “The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won’t keep. Something must be done about them.”

 

QOTD May 19 2019

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Elizabeth Bowen: “Illusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that you live, if you do.”

 

QOTD May 18 2019

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Thomas Carlyle: “Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.”

 

QOTD May 17 2019

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Steve Jobs: I’m the only person I know that’s lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year…. It’s very character-building.”

 

QOTD May 16 2019

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Oprah Winfrey: “I believe that one of life’s greatest risks is never daring to risk.”

 

QOTD May 15 2019

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

Frances Moore Lappe: “I’ve grown certain that the root of all fear is that we’ve been forced to deny who we are.”

 

QOTD May 14 2019

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Kahlil Gibran: “Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”

 

QOTD March 13 2019

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Edgar Allan Poe: “Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.”

 

QOTD May 13 2019

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Madonna: “To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage, because we don’t want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt.”

 

QOTD May 12 2019

Sunday, May 12th, 2019

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

 

QOTD May 11 2019

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Israel Salanter: “Promote yourself, but do not demote another.”

 

QOTD May 10 2019

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Wally Lamb: “Accept what people offer. Drink their milkshakes. Take their love.”

QOTD May 9 2019

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

Franklin D. Roosevelt: “Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money. It lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

 

QOTD May 8 2019

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

Thomas Fuller: “If thou are a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.”

 

QOTD May 7 2019

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Unknown: “If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don’t wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes.”

QOTD May 6 2019

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Oprah Winfrey: “Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.”

 

QOTD May 5 2019

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Wil Wheaton: “Keep playing games. Make time to play games with your friends and family, because it’s surprisingly heartbreaking to wipe a thin layer of dust off a game you love, before you put it back on the shelf because the real world is calling you.”

 

QOTD May 4 2019

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Ugo Betti: “When you want to believe in something, you also have to believe in everything that’s necessary for believing in it.”