STATUS QUOtes — 20211231

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

— Margaret Thatcher —

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Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“We risk missing out on joy when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary.” — Brené Brown

“Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges; whether we seize them or not, the New year will bring new opportunities.” — Michael Josephson

“I said … unprepared, unscripted, that,I know how to fight and I know how to dance, and I’d much rather dance than fight. What I didn’t tell everybody was I was always a better fighter than dancer.” — Harry Reid

“The pencil sharpener is about as far as I have ever got in operating a complicated piece of machinery with any success.” — Robert Benchley

 

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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 — 20170414

Today’s STATUS QUOtes

 

“Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Eloquence: The art of saying the proper thing and stopping.” — François de la Rochefoucald

“Men of great talents, whether poets or historians, seldom escape the attacks of those who, without ever favoring the world with any production of their own, take delight in criticising the works of others.” — Miguel de Cervantes

“Dachshunds are ideal dogs for small children, as they are already stretched and pulled to such a length that a child cannot do much harm one way or another.” — Robert Benchley

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20160517

“A good example is like a bell that calls many to church.” — Danish Proverb

“We are all searching for someone whose demons play well with ours.” — Heidi R. Kling

“Gold gives the appearance of beauty even to ugliness; but everything becomes frightful with poverty.” — Boileau

“It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous.” — Robert Benchley

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20151110

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“Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it’s warm and you won’t see the dust on the floor.” — Irish Proverb

“Bottom is bottom, even if it is turned upside down.” — Stanislaw Lec

“We are constantly being surprised that people did things well before we were born.” — Robert Benchley

“A fanatic is one who sticks to his guns whether they’re loaded or not.” — Franklin Jones

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20150920

“There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions.” — Nicolas Chamfort

“Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.” — Ellen DeGeneres

“If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” — Olin Miller

“In a house where there are small children the bathroom soon takes on the appearance of the Old Curiosity Shop.” — Robert Benchley

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20150402

“Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.” – H. L. Hunt

“To know I was beautiful in his eyes made me beautiful.” – Janet Fitch, White Oleander

“In an envelope marked: Personal
God addressed me a letter.
In an envelope marked: Personal
I have given my answer.” – Langston Hughes

“In a house where there are small children the bathroom soon takes on the appearance of the Old Curiosity Shop.” – Robert Benchley