Tag: Quote of the day

Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that’s usually how you end up crying?
—Chuck Palahniuk

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. —Epicurus

Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. —Mark Twain

I always wanted a happy ending… Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.
—Gilda Radner

Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike. And all that we are, all that remains, is in the memories of those who cared we came this way for a brief moment. —Harlan Ellison, “Paladin of the Lost Hour”

We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.
—Bill Vaughan

America is a country that doesn’t know where it is going but is determined to set a speed record getting there. —Laurence J. Peter

Knowledge makes a living. Wisdom makes a life. —Eleanor Roosevelt

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
—Carl Jung

Complaining is not a strategy. You have to work with the world as you find it, not as you would have it be. —Jeff Bezos

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