STATUS QUOtes — 20210212

“Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes.
Platitudes are there because they are true.”

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes

“Noble ancestry makes a poor dish at the table.” — Italian Proverb

“When enthusiasm is inspired by reason; controlled by caution; sound in theory; practical in application; reflects confidence; spreads good cheer; raises morale; inspires associates; arouses loyalty; and laughs at adversity, it is beyond price.” — Coleman Cox

“As soon as a norm is established, people start questioning it, which is probably a good thing in the end.” — Robyn Hitchcock

“Vice president: That’s the title given to a corporate manager instead of a raise.” — James Humes



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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STATUS QUOtes — 20160816

“If a patient dies, the doctor killed him, but if he gets well, the saints have saved him.” — Italian proverb

“If you want to touch the past, touch a rock. If you want to touch the present, touch a flower. If you want to touch the future, touch a life.” — Unknown

“In the age of information, ignorance is a choice.” — Donny Miller

“Luck is everything… My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.” — Alfred Hitchcock originally published this post

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STATUS QUOtes — 20160415

“Who depends on another man’s table often dines late.” — Italian Proverb

“When my circle got smaller, my vision got clearer.” — Unknown

“Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.” — George Santayana

“I usually take a two hour nap from 1 to 4.” — ‘Yogi’ Berra originally published this post

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STATUS QUOtes — 20151025

“Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” — Margaret Thatcher

“The same boiling water that softens the potato, hardens the egg. It’s about what you’re made of, not the circumstances.” — Unknown

“The transformation of the heart is a wondrous thing, no matter how you land there.” — Patti Smith

“Political speeches are like steer horns: a point here, a point there, and a lot of bull in between.” — Alfred E. Neuman originally published this post

STATUS QUOtes — 20151024

“If you scatter thorns, don’t go barefoot.” — Italian proverb

“No one learns to swim in the shallow end of the of the pool.” — Michelle A. Homme

“Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” — Theodore Roethke

“I called my lawyer and said, ‘Can I ask you two questions?’ He said, ‘What’s the second question?” — Finagle’s Rule originally published this post