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Today’s Quote

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Previous Quotes

September 1, 2014

A mind always employed is always happy. This is the true secret, the grand recipe, for felicity.

– Thomas Jefferson

September 2, 2014

Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.

– Henry Van Dyke

September 3, 2014

Most of us can easily do two things at once; what's all but impossible is to do one thing at once.

– Mignon McLaughlin, THE SECOND NEUROTIC'S NOTEBOOK

September 4, 2014

What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.

– George Bernard Shaw

September 5, 2014

I've had so much plastic surgery, when I die they will donate my body to Tupperware.

– Joan Rivers

September 6, 2014

I calculated the total time that humans have waited for web pages to load. It cancels out all the productivity gains of the information age. Sometimes I think the web is a big plot to keep people like me away from normal society.

– Scott Adams

September 7, 2014

There is one thing about baldness: it's neat.

– Don Herold

September 8, 2014

The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what's best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you're banging your head against a brick wall all the time.

– John McEnroe

September 9, 2014

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

– Joe Clark

September 10, 2014

There's a difference between beauty and charm. A beautiful woman is one I notice. A charming woman is one who notices me.

– John Erskine

September 11, 2014

America's present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution, but restoration.

– Warren G. Harding

September 12, 2014

Most people would like to be delivered from temptation but would like it to keep in touch.

– Robert Orben

September 13, 2014

All of the biggest technological inventions created by man --- the airplane, the automobile, the computer --- says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.

– Mark Kennedy

September 14, 2014

I felt despair. Though it seems to me now there's two kinds of it: the sort that causes a person to surrender and then the sort I had which made me take risks and make plans.

– Erica Eisdorfer

September 15, 2014

Every sleepy boy and girl in every bed around the world can hear the stars up in the sky whispering a lullaby.

– Mary Chapin Carpenter

September 16, 2014

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

– Francois de La Rochefoucauld