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Today’s Quote

Friends can be said to "fall in like" with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love.

– Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Previous Quotes

January 1, 2020

Approach the New Year with resolve to find the opportunities hidden in each new day.

– Michael Josephson

January 2, 2020

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity.

– Walt Whitman

January 3, 2020

Reading is such a personal thing to me. I'd much rather give someone a gift certificate to a bookstore, and let that person choose his or her own books.

– Erik Larson

January 4, 2020

The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.

– Lou Holtz

January 5, 2020

You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire.

– Larry Brown

January 6, 2020

The most enduring battle is between head and heart; what would be efficient and logical is nearly always trumped by what is messy and illogical.

– Antonya Nelson

January 7, 2020

Clothes are never a frivolity: they always mean something. 

– James Laver

January 8, 2020

Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves.

– Blaise Pascal

January 9, 2020

If you step on people in this life, you're going to come back as a cockroach.

– Willie Davis

January 10, 2020

Civilization is a movement and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbor.

– Arnold Toynbee

January 11, 2020

When the wisdom speaks, be silent. Do not waste your candle when the sun is there.

– Mehmet Murat ildan

January 12, 2020

The only way you may correct the bad things in your past is to add better things to your future.

– Shiloh Morrison

January 13, 2020

My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.

– Peter De Vries

January 14, 2020

There is something maddening about mediocrity that calls forth the worst in those who are forced to deal with it.

– Moss Hart, ACT ONE

January 15, 2020

Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.

– James Russell Lowell

January 16, 2020

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

– Lao Tzu

January 17, 2020

I have a two-story house and a bad memory, so I'm up and down those stairs all the time. That's my exercise.

– Betty White

January 18, 2020

It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.

– Horace

January 19, 2020

The race advances only by the extra achievements of the individual. You are the individual.

– Charles Towne

January 20, 2020

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 21, 2020

Precaution is better than cure.

– Edward Coke

January 22, 2020

Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe, so no thought or action is without its effects, present or ultimate, seen or unseen, felt or unfelt.

– Norman Cousins

January 23, 2020

Two things I dislike about my granddaughter --- when she won’t take her afternoon nap, and when she won’t let me take mine.

– Gene Perret

January 24, 2020

Friends can be said to "fall in like" with as profound a thud as romantic partners fall in love.

– Letty Cottin Pogrebin