STATUS QUOtes — 20201001

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

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes

“Fierce desire for one thing blinds the soul to other things.” — Democritus

“There’s a difference in thinking you are a champion and knowing that you are.” — Matthew McConaughey

“The porcupine, which one must handle gloved, may be respected, but is never loved.” — Arthur Guiterman

“Health food shops can make people feel very important; it’s like a brand new religion with people trying to convert you to quinoa.” — Pippa Evans



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 — 20170223

Today’s STATUS QUOtes


“Prosperity tries the fortunate, adversity the great.” — Rose Kennedy

“Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.” — Lord Chesterfield

“Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.” — Democritus

“And that ancient law went into effect which says that when you need towns they are very far apart.” — John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley originally published this post

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STATUS QUOtes — 20150610

“I had to remove knowledge to make room for belief.” — Immanuel Kant

“Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains.” — Democritus

“The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get the old ones out.” — Dee Hock

“History does not always repeat itself. Sometimes it just yells, ‘Can’t you remember anything I told you?’ and lets fly with a club.” — John W. Campbell Jr.