“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”
— Margaret Thatcher —
Today’s STATUS QUOtes
“The privilege of absurdity; to which no living creature is subject, but man only.” — Thomas Hobbes
“Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into another’s skin, another’s voice, another’s soul.” — Joyce Carol Oates
“The truth is, we’ve not really developed a fiction that can accommodate the full tumult, the zaniness and crazed quality of modern experience.” — Saul Bellow
“You can’t make a dog happy by forcibly wagging its tail. And you can’t change people’s minds by utterly refuting their arguments.” — Jonathan Haidt
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 —
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