STATUS QUOtes — 20201027

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

— Margaret Thatcher —



Today’s STATUS QUOtes

“The way to find a soul mate is to be a person with soul.” — Thomas Moore

“Wonder is what sets us apart from other life forms. No other species wonders about the meaning of existence or the complexity of the universe or themselves.” — Herbert W. Boyer

“Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life.” — Jonah Berger

“I’ve decided to sell my Hoover… well, it was just collecting dust.” — Tim Vine



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 — 20160827

“Extreme justice is often unjust.” — Jean Racine

“The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.” — Thomas Moore

“For me it is sufficient to have a corner by my hearth, a book and a friend, and a nap undisturbed by creditors or grief.” — Fernandez de Andrada

“Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.” — Robert Frost originally published this post

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STATUS QUOtes — 20150212

“Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.” — Jean-Paul Sartre

“We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversation with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.” — Thomas Moore

“The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.” — Linus Pauling

“Both optimists and pessimists contribute to our society. The optimist invents the airplane and the pessimist the parachute.” — Gil Stern

STATUS QUOtes — 20150208

“And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch’d by the thorns.” — Thomas Moore

“Too many people undervalue what they are and overvalue what they’re not.” — Malcolm Forbes

“Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.” — Ludwig Börne

“Knowing when to play stupid is pretty smart.” — Unknown