“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”
— Margaret Thatcher —
Today’s STATUS QUOtes
“We’d forgive many things if we knew the facts [ed].” — Graham Greene
“I believe that what we become depends on what our parents teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.” — Umberto Eco
“Rewards and penalties are totally random; knaves thrive and saints go hungry.” — Admiral James B. Stockdale
“First law of gossip – there’s no point knowing something if somebody else doesn’t know you know it.” — Ben Aaronovitch
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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