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Today’s Quote

The only thing worse than being bored is being boring.

– Jean Baudrillard

Previous Quotes

June 1, 2015

Freedom is strangely ephemeral. It is something like breathing; one only becomes acutely aware of its importance when one is choking.

– William E. Simon

June 2, 2015

Ice cream is happiness condensed.

– Jessi Lane Adams

June 3, 2015

Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author.

– André-Marie Ampère

June 4, 2015

There are few things in life more heartwarming than to be welcomed by a cat.

– Tay Hohoff

June 5, 2015

If you're talking about how you promoted synergy in an organization, that could mean you just got everybody together for donuts twice a week.

– Erin McKean

June 6, 2015

When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot, then sit in my car and count how many people ask me if I'm leaving.

– Steven Wright

June 7, 2015

The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post.

– L. Thomas Holdcroft

June 8, 2015

Once in a young lifetime one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold.

– Judith Olney

June 9, 2015

Blessed are they who hold lively conversations with the helplessly mute, for they shall be called dentists.

– Ann Landers

June 10, 2015

Man is a slow, sloppy and brilliant thinker; the machine is fast, accurate and stupid.

– William M. Kelly

June 11, 2015

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

– Jean de La Fontaine

June 12, 2015

Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.

– Alphonse Karr

June 13, 2015

The sewing machine joins what the scissors have cut asunder, plus whatever else comes in its path.

– Mason Cooley

June 14, 2015

That piece of red, white and blue bunting means five thousand years of struggle upwards.  It is the full-grown flower of ages of fighting for liberty.  It is the century plant of human hope in bloom.

– Alvin Owsley

June 15, 2015

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.

– Mother Teresa

June 16, 2015

I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality.

– James Joyce

June 17, 2015

Go vegetable heavy. Reverse the psychology of your plate by making meat the side dish and vegetables the main course.

– Bobby Flay

June 18, 2015

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions for hope.

– John Buchan

June 19, 2015

Though I am always in haste, I am never in a hurry.

– John Wesley

June 20, 2015

One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life. No matter what you shoot --- the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself into something.

– Peter Jacobsen

June 21, 2015

A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again.

– Enid Bagnold

June 22, 2015

The weirder you're going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person.

– P.J. O'Rourke

June 23, 2015

A signature always reveals a man's character --- and sometimes even his name.

– Evan Esar

June 24, 2015

It is often hard to distinguish between the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity.

– Frederick Phillips

June 25, 2015

When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.

– H.G. Wells

June 26, 2015

Without forgiveness life is governed by...an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation.

– Roberto Assagioli

June 27, 2015

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

– Albert Camus

June 28, 2015

The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.

– Raymond Duncan

June 29, 2015

A hug is like a boomerang --- you get it back right away.

– Bil Keane, "Family Circus"

June 30, 2015

The only thing worse than being bored is being boring.

– Jean Baudrillard