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Today’s Quote

Conscience is, in most, an anticipation of the opinion of others.

– Henry Taylor

Previous Quotes

August 1, 2018

No one wants advice --- only corroboration.

– John Steinbeck, THE WINTER OF OUR DISCONTENT

August 2, 2018

I have seen the future and it is very much like the present --- only longer.

– Kehlog Albran

August 3, 2018

To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.

– Mary Oliver

August 4, 2018

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

– Agatha Christie

August 5, 2018

To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving. 

– Max Beerbohm

August 6, 2018

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

– Zig Ziglar

August 7, 2018

Acceptance doesn't mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and that there's got to be a way through it.

– Michael J. Fox

August 8, 2018

Summer is a great time to visit art museums, which offer the refreshing rinse of swimming pools --- only instead of cool water, you immerse yourself in art.

– Jerry Saltz

August 9, 2018

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.

– William S. Burroughs

August 10, 2018

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

– Hermann Hesse

August 11, 2018

The more you know yourself, the more patience you have for what you see in others.

– Erik Erikson

August 12, 2018

It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.

– Don Herold

August 13, 2018

Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed.

– Arthur Schopenhauer

August 14, 2018

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.

– Orson Welles

August 15, 2018

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see.

– John Burroughs

August 16, 2018

Conscience is, in most, an anticipation of the opinion of others.

– Henry Taylor

August 17, 2018

You cannot define a person on just one thing. You can't just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didn't come off the way you thought it should come off.

– Aretha Franklin