“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”
— Margaret Thatcher —
Today’s STATUS QUOtes
“If you want truly to understand something, try to change it.” — Kurt Lewin
“Like a clock of life on which the seconds race, the page number hangs over the characters in a novel. Where is the reader who has not once lifted to it a fleeting, fearful glance?” — Walter Benjamin
“From the very beginning of the world, the other species were a lifeboat for the people. Now, we must be theirs.” — Robin Wall Kimmerer
“A know-it-all is a person who knows everything except for how annoying he is.” — Demetri Martin
“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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