STATUS QUOtes — 20210119

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

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes

“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)



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 — 20150113

“Silence is a text easy to misread.” — A. A. Attanasio

“The things we know best are the things we haven’t been taught.” — Luc de Clapiers, French Writer

“Lend me your eyes. I can change what you see.” — Mumford and Sons , Awake My Soul

“Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress.” — Liz Smith