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Today’s Quote

The cure for anything is salt water --- sweat, tears, or the sea.

– Isak Dinesen

Previous Quotes

November 1, 2019

Fear not November's challenge bold—
We've books and friends,
And hearths that never can grow cold:
These make amends!

– Alexander L. Fraser, "November"

November 2, 2019

I spend half my time just living my life, and the other half analyzing it.

– David Schwimmer

November 3, 2019

The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time.

– Julia Child

November 4, 2019

There is something in us, as storytellers and as listeners to stories, that demands the redemptive act, that demands that what falls at least be offered the chance to be restored.

– Flannery O'Connor

November 5, 2019

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.

– Pearl Bailey

November 6, 2019

The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face.

– Jim Bishop

November 7, 2019

Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living.

– Jonathan Safran Foer

November 8, 2019

Assumptions are the termites of relationships.

– Henry Winkler

November 9, 2019

A perfect hero is about as boring as a perfect marriage.

– Michael Robotham

November 10, 2019

If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

– James Michener

November 11, 2019

Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.

– Charles B. Rangel

November 12, 2019

A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.

– Milton Berle

November 13, 2019

Perfection, to me, means you spend much too much time trying to be perfect.

– Walter Matthau

November 14, 2019

I look to a time when brotherhood needs no publicity; to a time when a brotherhood award would be as ridiculous as an award for getting up each morning.

– Daniel D. Mich

November 15, 2019

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature.

– Harold Coffin

November 16, 2019

The future has a way of arriving unannounced.

– George F. Will

November 17, 2019

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.

– Ferdinand Foch

November 18, 2019

I think the novel is not so much a literary genre, but a literary space, like a sea that is filled by many rivers. The novel receives streams of science, philosophy, poetry and contains all of these; it's not simply telling a story.

– José Saramago

November 19, 2019

Hate and fear can poison the body as surely as any toxic chemicals.

– Joseph Krimsky

November 20, 2019

The cure for anything is salt water --- sweat, tears, or the sea.

– Isak Dinesen

November 21, 2019

To select well among old things is almost equal to inventing new ones.

– Nicolas Charles Joseph Trublet