STATUS QUOtes — 20220213

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

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes


“Boredom is the most horrible of wolves.” — Jean Giono

“Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed thing will come to mind every minute.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky

“There is nothing wrong with special occasion foods, as long as every day is not a special occasion.” — Michael Pollan

“The fact is, I don’t like to hear cut‑and‑dried sermons. No — when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees!” — Abraham Lincoln



“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 — 20160616

“A just cause is not ruined by a few mistakes.” — Fyodor Dostoevsky

“No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.” — Harold MacMillan

“Middle age is when you stop criticizing the older generation and start criticizing the younger one.” — Dr. Laurence J. Peter

“The large print giveth, and the small print taketh away.” — Tom Waits originally published this post

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