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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.


October 19, 2019

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

– Henry Havelock Ellis