STATUS QUOtes — 20210206

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

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes

“Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.” — Marlon Brando

“’Do you think people have noticed that I’m around?’ ‘I notice when you’re not. Does that count?’” — Melina Marchetta

“I want to disabuse people of the idea that knowledge is power. Knowing how to get to Detroit is not the same thing as having the bus fare.” — Andrew Vachss

“My musical genius reached its apex thirty years ago when I played the triangle in Haydn’s children’s symphony, so I could not play unless you needed someone to make one sustained note!” — May Sarton



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 — 20150323

“The soul is the voice of the body’s interests.” — George Santayana

“If you haven’t forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others?” — Dolores Huerta

“No partner in a love relationship… should feel that he has to give up an essential part of himself to make it viable.” — May Sarton

“I once absent-mindedly ordered Three Mile Island dressing in a restaurant and, with great presence of mind, they brought Thousand Island Dressing and a bottle of chili sauce.” — Terry Pratchett