STATUS QUOtes — 20201013

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

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes

“Friendship is a sheltering tree.” — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

“Contentment had been there for the grasping, if only I had recognized it. Probably it’s there for you. The elders would tell you to grab it while you can, not agitate for something better.” — John Leland

“Character – the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life – is the source from which self respect springs.” — Joan Didion

“A committee is a group of individuals who all put in a perfectly good color, and it comes out gray.” — Allan Sherman



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 — 20170430

Today’s STATUS QUOtes


“It takes guts to get out of the ruts.” — Robert H. Schuller

“We are well advised to keep on nodding terms with the people we used to be, whether we find them attractive company or not.” — Joan Didion

“One mistake will never kill you. The same mistake over and over will.” — Harvey Mackay

“The first rule of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts.” — Paul Ehrlich originally published this post

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STATUS QUOtes — 20150316

“Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” — Terry Pratchett

“Inspiration and awareness without action is just entertainment.” — Unknown

“I have already lost touch with a couple of people I used to be.” — Joan Didion

“Golf is a game of expletives not deleted.” — Dr. Irving A. Gladstone