STATUS QUOtes — 20210119

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

— Margaret Thatcher —

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“Necessity relieves us from the embarrassment of choice.” — Luc de Clapiers

“Most people who sneer at technology would starve to death if the engineering infrastructure were removed.” — Robert A. Heinlein

“Like any one of us, they started with no road map or guarantee of success. But they went out and picked up the ball or the pen, the guitar or the kitchen knife, and took the first step. And then, the next.” — Camille Sweeney

“Shrapnel was invented by an Englishman of the same name. Don’t you wish you could have something named after you?”** — Kurt Vonnegut

 
** Shrapnel is named after Major-General Henry Shrapnel (Wikipedia)

 

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— Marlene Dietrich —

 
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STATUS QUOtes — 20201124

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

— Margaret Thatcher —

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“Knowing things is magical, if other people don’t know them.” — Terry Pratchett

“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“How can we expect somebody else to keep our secret if we cannot keep it ourselves?” — Francois de la Rochefoucauld

“Prenuptial agreement: Paper a lawyer prepares to protect the party of the first part from the party of the second part should they discover the party’s over.” — Rheta G. Johnson

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20200414

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“We feel like separate water droplets but we are also ocean.” — Jane Hirshfield

“Sometimes I remind myself that I almost skipped the party, that I almost went to a different college, that the whim of a minute could have changed everything and everyone. Our lives, so settled, so specific, are built on happenstance. — Anna Quindlen

“Those years weren’t lost. They simply weren’t the way I’d planned them.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“The learned fool writes his nonsense in better language than the unlearned, but it is still nonsense.” — Benjamin Franklin

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20190211

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“We live at the edge of the miraculous.” — Henry Miller

“History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to b surprised yet again.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“I think it’s brought the world a lot closer together, and will continue to do that. There are downsides to everything; there are unintended consequences to everything. The most corrosive piece of technology that I’ve ever seen is called television – but then, again, television, at its best, is magnificent.” — Steve Jobs

“This contract is so one-sided that I am surprised to find it written on both sides of the paper.” — Francis Raymond Evershed, British judge

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20180322

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“You cannot propel yourself forward by patting yourself on the back.” — Steve Prefontaine

“High school is closer to the core of the American experience than anything else I can think of.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“Experience is something I always think I have until I get more of it.” — Burton Hills

“I can define middle-aged. That’s when you’re faced with two temptations and you choose the one that’ll get you home before nine o’clock.” — Ronald Reagan

 
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STATUS QUOtes — 20171023

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“There’s only one me, and I’m stuck with him.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“An individual who breaks a law that his conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

“There are no office hours for leaders.” — Cardinal James Gibbons

“Classics which at home are drowsily read have a strange charm in a country inn, or in the transom of a merchant brig.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

 
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STATUS QUOtes — 20151020

“Enough is as good as a feast.” — English Proverb

“Gossip needn’t be false to be evil — there’s a lot of truth that shouldn’t be passed around.” — Frank Clark

“Just because some of us can read and write and do a little math, that doesn’t mean we deserve to conquer the Universe.” — Kurt Vonnegut

“French is the language that turns dirt into romance.” — Stephen King

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20150227

“There are truths which one can only say after having won the right to say them.” — Jean Cocteau

“Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you.” — Wil Rose

“The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast, and you miss all you are traveling for.” — Louis L’Amour

“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.” — Kurt Vonnegut