STATUS QUOtes — 20201017

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

— Margaret Thatcher —

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“Hay is more acceptable to an ass than gold.” — Proverb

“Were the diver to think on the jaws of the shark, he would never lay hands on the precious pearl.” — Sa’di

“I have no creative use for guilt, yours or my own. Guilt is only another way of avoiding informed action, of buying time out of the pressing need to make clear choices, out of the approaching storm that can feed the earth as well as bend the trees.” — Audre Lorde

“Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.” — Mignon McLaughlin

 

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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 — 20200619

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“You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.” — Proverb

“Everything keeps its best nature only by being put to its best use.” — Phillips Brooks

“My advice for people is to love the world they are in, in whatever way makes sense to them. It may be a devotional practice, it may be song or poetry, it may be by gardening, it may be as an activist, scientist, or community leader.” — Paul Hawken

“Marriage requires searing honesty at all costs. I learned that from my third wife.” — Alan Arkin

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20200217

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“Praise makes good people better and bad people worse.” — Proverb

“Elections belong to the people. It is their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.”  —  Abraham Lincoln

“There is no better measure of your values than how you spend your time.” — Scott Belsky

“Here’s some advice: At a job interview, tell them you’re willing to give 110 percent. Unless the job is a statistician.” — Adam Gropman

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20191019

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“Soft words win hard hearts.” — Proverb

“A person is never happy except at the price of some ignorance.” — Anatole France

“When the history books are written about this tumultuous era, I want them to show that I was among those in the House of Representatives who stood up to lawlessness and tyranny.” — Elijah Cummings (1951-2019) – Member of the House of Representatives since 1996

“The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.” — Walt West

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20190622

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“Don’t pray for rain if you are going to complain about the mud.” — Proverb

“The ship you’re waiting for to come in, may very well be the ship you need to build.” — Eddie Harris, Jr.

“Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.” — Bill Watterson

“My ancestors wandered lost in the wilderness for 40 years because even in biblical times men would not stop to ask for directions.” — Elayne Boosler

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20190106

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“Some of the most well-trodden roads lead nowhere.” — Proverb

“Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but nobody can count the number of apples in a seed. [ed]” — Robert H. Schuller

“It is impossible, or not easy, to alter by argument what has long been absorbed by habit” — Aristotle

“When having my portrait painted I don’t want justice, I want mercy.” — Billy Hughes

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20170731

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“Whose bread I eat: his song I sing.” — Proverb

“The most efficient water power in the world – tears.[ed]” — Wilson Mizner

“Share your M&Ms. There are bags and bags of them all over the place. If you give them one of yours, even one of the green ones, you will not be lacking. Honust Injun. Now apply this to Time, Concern, Touch, Interest and Being Vulnerable.” — Hugh Elliott

“Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.” — Robert Redford

 
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STATUS QUOtes — 20161206

“Some of the most well-trodden roads lead nowhere.” — Proverb

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.” — Albert Einstein

“We’re all strange inside. We learn how to disguise our differences as we grow up.” — Annie Proulx, The Shipping News

“Why is it that when anything goes without saying, it never does?” — Marcelene Cox

 

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