STATUS QUOtes — 20220919

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“They wrote me off, but I didn’t write back.” — Geno Smith

“I think we get stuck in routines so easily that when an absurd moment in life seems to be there for no reason, it wakes you up out of your everyday pattern. You pull back and look at life a little bit wider because of that one weird thing you weren’t expecting.” — Kurt Braunohler

“Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.” — Arthur Koestler

“I wrote a few children’s books… not on purpose.” — Steven Wright

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


h

STATUS QUOtes — 20220917

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“The distance a goldfish swims is not controlled by the bowl.” — Les Coleman

“Ultimately, we all have to decide for ourselves what constitutes failure, but the world is quite eager to give you a set of criteria if you let it.” — J. K. Rowling

“People honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it [ed].” — Zhuangzi

“What is algebra exactly; is it those three-cornered things?” — James Barrie

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


STATUS QUOtes — 20220915

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“A new idea must not be judged by its immediate results.” — Nikola Tesla

“I don’t know what your future is, but if you’re willing to take the harder way, the more complicated one, the one with more failures at first than successes, the one that has ultimately proven to have more meaning, more victory, more glory—then you will not regret it.” — Chadwick Boseman

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road… Unless you fail to make the turn.” — Helen Keller

“Baseball is the only game left for people. To play basketball, you have to be 7 feet 6 inches. To play football, you have to be the same width.” — Bill Veeck

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


STATUS QUOtes — 20220913

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“When hearts mingle, hands naturally join.” — Sadhguru

“The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.” — Thomas Carlyle

“You want to make it to the top? There is no top. However high you climb, there is always somebody above you. Mailer wanted to be Hemingway, Hemingway wanted to be Joyce, and Joyce was painfully aware he’d never be another Shakespeare.” — William Deresiewicz

“My idea of exercise is a good, brisk sit.” — Alexander Pope

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


STATUS QUOtes — 20220911

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.” — Queen Elizabeth II

“You will change your mind; You will change your looks; You will change your smile, laugh, and ways but no matter what you change, you will always be you.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

“Forgive me if what has seemed little to you, to me is all.” — José Saramago

“All philosophies, if you ride them home, are nonsense; but some are greater nonsense than others.” — Samuel Butler

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


STATUS QUOtes — 20220909

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“A golden chain is as much a chain as an iron one.” — Swami Vivekananda

“If you have a good name, if you are right more often than you are wrong, if your children respect you, if your grandchildren are glad to see you, if your friends can count on you and you can count on them in time of trouble, if you can say ‘I have done my best,’ then you are a success [ed].” — Ann Landers

“Becoming enlightened doesn’t mean everything works your way.” — Frederick Lenz

“It’s a mystery of parenthood that your son can give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a stray, worm-riddled dog, share a piece of re-chewed gum from a kid with bronchitis and pick his nose on a regular basis, yet won’t sit next to his sister because of ‘Girl Germs.'” — Kathy Lette

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


STATUS QUOtes — 20220907

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

“We should not criticise those who trip by taking a more difficult than usual step.” — Dick Hubbard

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on.” — Tupac Shakur

“Don’t hate the technology, hate the implementation.” — via Wired.com

“I bought these shoes in Taiwan, and they said in the inside ‘Made around the corner.'” — Frank Carson

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


STATUS QUOtes — 20220905

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“Clear writing gives poor thinking nowhere to hide.” — Shane Parrish

“To approach the stranger is to invite the unexpected, release a new force, let the genie out of the bottle. It is to start a new train of events that is beyond your control.” — T. S. Eliot

“Age gives you an excuse for not being very good at things that you were not very good at when you were young.” — Thomas Sowell

“Do you ever wake up in the morning, look in the mirror and think, something’s not accurate?” — Doug Stanhope

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


STATUS QUOtes — 20220903

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —

***************

 

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“A proverb is no proverb to you till life has illustrated it.” — John Keats

“Had I owned the words I would’ve told him what my heart intuited – that joy and sorrow often travel the same road and sometimes, whether by grace or misfortune, they meet and become each other’s companion.” — Vaddey Ratner

“When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

“If we did get a divorce, the only way my husband would find out about it is if they announced it on Wide World of Sports.” — Joyce Brothers

 

***************

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”
— Marlene Dietrich —

 
See previous STATUS QUOtes HERE

Thousands and thousands of quotes delivered since 2011!

 
**********

All original content on this blog is copyrighted by Jeffrey B. Ross with ALL Rights Reserved. While reference links back to JBRish.com are appreciated and encouraged, please acquire approval for any reproduction of original content from this website.

©Jeffrey B. Ross 2014 – 2022 — JBRish.com


Perast – Montenegro

“One of the most beautiful towns on the Adriatic coast, Perast, is my favourite place on the Bay of Kotor…

With 17 Baroque palaces, 19 churches but scarcely more than 250 residents, Perast is a tiny town packed with history and legend.

It might be just a 20-minute drive away from popular Kotor, but Perast has a totally different vibe.” – 13 Things to Do in Perast, the Loveliest Town on the Bay of Kotor – Emily Lush

I have no doubt that the quote above is true. Perast certainly is a beautiful city.


Beautiful seaside view of Perast

Our visit to Perast had a defined purpose and that was to see what many would claim is the number one attraction, Our Lady of the Rocks Roman Catholic Church.

There are two islands directly off the coast of Perast. The Benedictine Monastery of St. George can be seen on the left which is not open to the public and Our Lady of the Rocks is on the right.


the two islands off the coast of Perast

Our Lady of the Rocks is constructed on a man-made island. Two fishermen apparently discovered an image of the Virgin Mary at that location in 1452 and this was enough to convince the town that there was destined to be a chapel on that site. Read more about the legend of Our Lady of the Rocks Chapel and its development HERE


the island with Our Lady of the Rocks

Though small, the beautiful landmark is full of charm and worthy of careful exploration.


A view of the wall and dome of Our Lady of the Rocks

The most notable feature is the distinctive blue dome.


Another view of the distinctive blue dome and gardens

The sanctuary is very well appointed with attractive religious statuary and ornaments and the detailed altar is aesthetically framed against deep red walls.


The Altar of the Chapel at Our Lady of the Rocks

Perhaps hoping to garner blessings for recent nuptials, brides hang bouquets above the sanctuary doorway.


Bridal Bouquets left above the doorway

The picturesque surroundings encourage visitors to walk around the perimeter of the island.


The tower of Our Lady

It was fun to seek out the interesting details such as sculptures of muscular ancients holding the bench for those seeking a place to rest.


Statues of ancient musclemen holding up a bench

Tourists are tempted to look back toward Perast through the windows and gates to take in the beauty of the town from a distant perspective.


Looking through a large security door toward the town of Perast

The island is a bustling place with numerous boatloads of people coming and going.


Boats arriving and leaving the island of Our Lady of the Rocks

Another beautiful scene unfolds while looking southeast from Our Lady of the Church toward St. George Island.


St. George Island

This was a spectacular day visiting Kotor and Perast!


Heading back toward the town of Perast

 

**********

Notes:

See previous posts in this series:

Dubrovnik, Croatia – Pearl of the Adriatic
Old Town Dubrovnik – Above it all
Old Town Dubrovnik – The Low Down
Dubrovnik from the Adriatic and Mt. Srd
Montenegro & The Walled City of Kotor