STATUS QUOtes — 20220104

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

— Margaret Thatcher —

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“Equality of opportunity is an equal opportunity to prove unequal talents.” — Viscount Samuel

“The majority of people are subjective toward themselves and objective toward all others, terribly objective sometimes, but the real task is, in fact, to be objective toward oneself and subjective toward all others.” — Sören Kierkegaard

“If a man should importune me to give a reason why I loved him, I find it could no otherwise be expressed, than by making answer because it was he, because it was I.” — W. Somerset Maugham

This sign says ‘IMPROV,’ but I had a bad set on Friday night, so yesterday they put an ‘E’ on the end of it.” — Mitch Hedberg, comedian

 

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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 — 20200314

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“Progress is the victory of a new thought over old superstitions.” — Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“I’m not only my spirit but my body, and who can decide how much I, my individual self, am conditioned by the accident of my body? Would Byron have been Byron but for his club foot, or Dostoyevsky Dostoyevsky without his epilepsy?” — W. Somerset Maugham

“People who are brutally honest generally enjoy the brutality more than the honesty.” — Richard Needham

“I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.” — Madame Benoit

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20200222

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“No alibi will save you from accepting the responsibility.” — Napoleon Hill

“The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn’t have been complete without you.” — Frederick Buechner

“It is dangerous to let the public behind the scenes. They are easily disillusioned and then they are angry with you, for it was the illusion they loved.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“Working at the Job Center has to be a tense job… knowing that if you get fired, you still have to come in the next day.” — Adam Rowe

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20191217

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“I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.” — Luigi Pirandello

“An author spends months writing a book, and maybe puts his heart’s blood into it, and then it lies about unread till the reader has nothing else in the world to do.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“As important as keeping a grasp on reality is keeping a grasp on possibility.” — Robert Brault

“I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.” — Henry Kissinger

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20190830

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“Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“No one of good character leaves behind a wasted life — whether they die in obscurity or renown.” — John McCain

“That’s the key to having it all: stop expecting it to look like what you thought it was going to look like.” — Cindy Chupack

“I may be a living legend, but that sure don’t help when I’ve got to change a flat tire.” — Roy Orbison

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20181011

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“Responsibility finds a way. Irresponsibility makes excuses.” — Gene Bedley

“No is a complete sentence. I’ve heard that cliché over and over. So I decided to treat no in the same way I treat saying thank you. Say no and then don’t say anything else. I come up with three different clear ways of saying no … 1) -I am going to be unable to do that. 2) – That is not going to work for me. 3) – No.” — Shonda Rhimes

“It is not wealth one asks for, but just enough to preserve one’s dignity, to work unhampered, to be generous, frank and independent.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“The only thing that hurts more than paying an income tax is not having to pay an income tax.” — Arthur (Lord) Dewar

 

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20170105

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“He that has a choice has trouble.” — Dutch Proverb

“He found that it was easy to make a heroic gesture, but hard to abide by its results.” — W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage

“The only thing I know is this: I am full of wounds and still standing on my feet.” — Nikos Kazantzakis

“Curious people are interesting people, I wonder why that is.” — Bill Maher

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20160720

“To try to be better is to be better.” — Charlotte Cushman

“It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.” — Pierre Corneille

“Life is so largely controlled by chance that its conduct can be but a perpetual improvisation.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“It took me seventeen years to get 3,000 hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.” — Hank Aaron

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20160226

“No tree has branches so foolish as to fight amongst themselves.” — Native American Proverb

“We are not the same persons this year as last; nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“Don’t believe everything you think.” — Byron Katie

“I’m sleeping like a baby, too. Every two hours, I wake up, screaming.” — Colin Powell

 

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STATUS QUOtes — 20160105

“Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.” — Alexander the Great

“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.” — W. Somerset Maugham

“Be who you needed when you were younger.” — Unknown

“What’s the use of a good quotation if you can’t change it?” — Doctor Who

 

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