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Today’s Quote

Life didn't promise to be wonderful.

– Teddy Pendergrass

Previous Quotes

August 1, 2019

So our student will flit like a busy bee through the entire garden of literature, light on every blossom, collect a little nectar from each, and carry it to his hive...

– Desiderius Erasmus

August 2, 2019

You know that when I hate you, it is because I love you to a point of passion that unhinges my soul.

– Julie-Jeanne Eléonore de Lepsinasse

August 3, 2019

Describing the Internet as the Network of Networks is like calling the Space Shuttle a thing that flies.

– John Lester

August 4, 2019

After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and the life you have left.

– Morrie Schwartz

August 5, 2019

Humor is just another defense against the universe.

– Mel Brooks

August 6, 2019

I try not to break the rules, but merely to test their elasticity.

– Bill Veeck

August 7, 2019

At some point in life the world's beauty becomes enough. You don't need to photograph, paint or even remember it. It is enough.

– Toni Morrison

August 8, 2019

If you don't have answers to your problems after a four-hour run, you ain't getting them.

– Christopher McDougall

August 9, 2019

There's always a learning curve, where you've got to learn what your subject is all about.

– Brad Gilbert

August 10, 2019

One’s action ought to come out of an achieved stillness: not to be a mere rushing on.

– D.H. Lawrence

August 11, 2019

We cannot change anything until we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.

– C.G. Jung

August 12, 2019

A single leaf working alone provides no shade.

– Chuck Page

August 13, 2019

I held a moment in my hand, brilliant as a star, fragile as a flower, a tiny sliver of one hour. I dripped it carelessly, Ah! I didn't know, I held opportunity.

– Hazel Lee

August 14, 2019

We need beauty because it makes us ache to be worthy of it.

– Mary Oliver

August 15, 2019

Few enjoy noisy overcrowded functions. But they are a gesture of goodwill on the part of host or hostess, and also on the part of guests who submit to them.

– Fannie Hurst

August 16, 2019

No, no, you're not thinking; you're just being logical.

– Niels Bohr

August 17, 2019

The city disappears street by street as you enter it.

– Ian Seed

August 18, 2019

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.

– Cicero

August 19, 2019

I keep coming back to you in my head, but you couldn't know that, and I have no carbons.

– Adrienne Rich

August 20, 2019

Life didn't promise to be wonderful.

– Teddy Pendergrass