Posts Tagged ‘Quotes’

That’s Putting It Mildly

July 20, 2021

Although circumstances may change in the blink of an eye, people change at a slower pace. Even motivated people who welcome change often encounter stumbling blocks that make transformation more complicated than they’d originally anticipated.

– Amy Morin

Another Pratchett Quote (Because It Gave Me Some Peace)

July 13, 2021

Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.

Terry Pratchett

Then Presumably I’ll Have Time Enough For Some Warning

July 12, 2021

“Inside every sane person there’s a madman struggling to get out,” said the shopkeeper. “That’s what I’ve always thought. No one goes mad quicker than a totally sane person.”

Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic

This Still Makes Me Laugh . . . Because I’ve BEEN There

April 30, 2021

That’s funny . . . they were around here somewhere . . .

I’d Have Declared Her The Winner Too

March 1, 2021

I’m 80 years old. I need one more cheap thrill, since my doctor told me I only have another 25 years left.

Miskel Spillman‘s winning entry (in 25 words or less) in Saturday Night Live‘s “Anyone Can Host” contest

My Idea Of A Labor Day Quote

September 7, 2020

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.

Douglas Adams

But If The Option Isn’t On The Wheel, It’s Never Going To Come Up

June 10, 2020

Round and round she goes, and where she stops, nobody knows.

Major Bowes Amateur Hour

So This Pebble Is Going To Stay Quiet Today

June 2, 2020

The avalanche has already started. It is too late for the pebbles to vote.

– Kosh, Babylon 5 – Believers

My Indulgence In Cynicism For The Week

May 15, 2020

Narrator:  Mr. Goldsmith, survivor, an eye witness to man’s imperfection, an observer of the very human trait of greed, and a chronicler of the last chapter – the one reading ‘suicide.’ Not a prediction of what is to be, just a projection of what could be. This has been the Twilight Zone.

– The Twilight Zone, “The Old Man in the Cave”

Make Of That What You Will

January 24, 2020

I’ve spent a decent amount of time making sure that, whenever possible, I’ve had the correct attribution to any quotation that I’ve ever used, and over time I’ve noticed something:

When there are multiple attributions, the attributions I find predominately superimposed over “inspirational” background pictures tend to be incorrect.