Quote of the Day – August 2017

No theme for this month, just a collection of inspirational quotes!


2nd        “If you are always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou

3rd        “In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.” – Vincent van Gogh

4th        “You don’t stop laughing because you grow old; you grow old because you stop laughing.” – Michael Pritchard


6th        “Never mistake motion for action.” – Ernest Hemingway

7th        “Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.” – Mark Twain

8th        “When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth.” George Bernard Shaw

9th        “Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools talk because they have to say something.” – Plato

10th      “Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

11th      “It is a mean thief or a successful author that plunders the dead.” – Austin O’Malley


13th        “Dogs come when they’re called; cats take a message and get back to you.” – Missy Dizick

14th       “Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.” – G. K. Chesterton

15th        “A detective digs around in the garbage of people’s lives. A novelists invents people and then digs around in their garbage.” – Joe Gores


17th      “Come quickly, I am tasting stars!” – Don Perignon at the moment of his discovery of champagne

18th        “When you have an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it is best to let him run.” – Abraham Lincoln

19th      “The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.” – Joe Ancis

20th      “Science has not yet found a cure for the pun.” – RB


22nd      “Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.” – Pablo Picasso

23rd        “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.” – William Blake

24th      “I like winter because I can stay indoors without feeling guilty.” – Teressa Skelton


26th      “I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort, and disappointment, and perseverance.” – Vincent van Gogh

27th      “Every generation laughs at the old fashions but religiously follows the new.” – Henry David Thoreau

28th      “The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of the older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of the blood.” – Logan Pearsall Smith

29th      “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw



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