“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”
— Margaret Thatcher —
Today’s STATUS QUOtes
“And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it made enlargements too.” — Alexander Pope
“The cornucopia that greets you as you enter the supermarket dwarfs anything that Louis XIV ever experienced (and it is probably less likely to contain salmonella).” — Matt Ridley
“Persons of genius, it is true, are, and are always likely to be, a small minority; but in order to have them, it is necessary to preserve the soil in which they grow.” — John Stuart Mill
“Why is it that the universe hates me? I cut my finger. I grab a bandage. It turns out the bandage is packaged so that someone with a cut finger cannot open the bandage. It’s impossible! It’s like they want to protect nuclear materials with that wrapper!” — Scott Bourne
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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