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Today’s Quote

I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.

– Florence Nightingale

Previous Quotes

June 1, 2017

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.

– John Lubbock

June 2, 2017

The unfortunate thing about this world is that good habits are so much easier to give up than bad ones.

– Somerset Maugham

June 3, 2017

People's fates are simplified by their names.

– Elias Canetti

June 4, 2017

A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.

– Marcel Proust

June 5, 2017

To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.

– Margaret Fairless Barber, THE ROADMENDER

June 6, 2017

When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home.

– Betty Bender

June 7, 2017

In our busy 21st century life the one commodity that seems to be going extinct is time and we forget that healing takes time.

– Dr. Frank Lipman

June 8, 2017

Clutter is found in so many shapes and sizes. We can find it on our kitchen tables, under our beds, in our cars, and in our heads.

– Katrina Mayer

June 9, 2017

If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.

– Haim Ginott

June 10, 2017

Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you.

– Ogden Nash

June 11, 2017

In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength.

– Martha Graham

June 12, 2017

The great use of life is to spend it for something that outlasts it.

– William James

June 14, 2017

There isn't a child who hasn't gone out into the brave new world who eventually doesn't return to the old homestead carrying a bundle of dirty clothes.

– Art Buchwald

June 15, 2017

We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.

– Fulton Oursler

June 16, 2017

Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.

– Cicero

June 17, 2017

You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.

– Mary Manin Morrissey

June 18, 2017

This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments --- and you get the tears at the end, too.

– Harlan Coben

June 19, 2017

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.

– Christopher Morley

June 20, 2017

Opportunities do not come with their values stamped upon them.

– Maltbie Babcock

June 21, 2017

There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.

– Celia Thaxter

June 22, 2017

It often requires more courage to read some books than it does to fight a battle.

– Sutton Elbert Griggs

June 23, 2017

To free us from the expectations of others, to give us back to ourselves --- there lies the great, singular power of self-respect.

– Joan Didion

June 24, 2017

All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.

– Walt Disney

June 25, 2017

A heart full of joy is better than a hand full of coins.

– Matshona Dhliwayo

June 26, 2017

I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.

– Florence Nightingale