STATUS QUOtes — 20210820

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

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes


“Victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan.” — John F. Kennedy

“We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“When you ask the best questions of yourself and others, you invite the best answers.” — Angela Bassett

“I have no respect for gangs today. None. At least in the old days, like in West Side Story, the gangs used to dance with each other.” — Robert G. Lee



“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 — 20161202

“Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes.” — Aesop

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” — James Baldwin

“A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a lifetime’s experience.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“Why would they have book covers if we aren’t supposed to judge the book by them? It makes no sense.” — Ingrid Weir originally published this post

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STATUS QUOtes — 20160615

“So little of what could happen does happen.” — Salvador Dali

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.” — J. P. Morgan

“A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.” — Ella Maillart originally published this post

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