Archive for the ‘QOTD’ Category

QOTD May 3 2017

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Oprah Winfrey: “Every time you state what you want or believe, you’re the first to hear it. It’s a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don’t put a ceiling on yourself.”

QOTD May 2 2017

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Jorge Luis Borges: “Life itself is a quotation.”


QOTD May 1 2017

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Alan Saporta: “The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.”


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QOTD April 30 2017

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Mario Puzo: “Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.”


QOTD April 29 2017

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Margaret Fuller: “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.”

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QOTD April 28 2017

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Maureen Dowd: “The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.”


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.”