STATUS QUOtes — 20231111

“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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