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Today’s Quote

What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.

– Henry Havelock Ellis

Previous Quotes

October 1, 2019

October sunshine bathed the park with such a melting light that it had the dimmed impressive look of a landscape by an old master. Leaves, one, two at a time, sidled down through the windless air.

– Elizabeth Enright, "Apple Seed and Apple Thorn"

October 2, 2019

The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

– Ralph Blum

October 3, 2019

A great many people think that polysyllables are a sign of intelligence.

– Barbara Walters

October 4, 2019

Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.

– Allen Saunders

October 5, 2019

A nightmare is only a dream that hits turbulence.

– Terri Guillemets

October 6, 2019

I suppose it is much more comfortable to be mad and know it, than to be sane and have one's doubts.

– G.B. Burgin

October 7, 2019

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn’t always have to be their top priority.

– William Arthur Ward

October 8, 2019

If things go wrong, don't go with them.

– Roger Babson

October 9, 2019

I have woven a parachute out of everything broken.

– William Stafford

October 10, 2019

One of my greatest pleasures is falling into a story someone else has written.

– Nora Roberts

October 11, 2019

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.

– Francesco Guicciardini

October 12, 2019

You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements.

– Norman Douglas, SOUTH WIND

October 13, 2019

I try to open up my heart as much as I can and keep a real keen eye out that I don't get sentimental. I think we're all afraid to reveal our hearts. It's not at all in fashion.

– Paul Simon

October 14, 2019

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.

– Christopher Columbus

October 15, 2019

In creating the human brain, evolution has wildly overshot the mark.

– Arthur Koestler

October 16, 2019

If I had my way I'd make health catching instead of disease.

– Robert Ingersoll

October 17, 2019

Health --- what my friends are always drinking to before they fall down.

– Phyllis Diller

October 18, 2019

In any family, measles are less contagious than bad habits.

– Mignon McLaughlin, THE NEUROTIC'S NOTEBOOK

October 19, 2019

What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance.

– Henry Havelock Ellis