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Today’s Quote

The pleasure that poetry gives is that of imagining more than is written; the task is divided between the poet and his reader.

– Alexandre Vinet

Previous Quotes

April 1, 2018

Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.

– Janine di Giovanni

April 2, 2018

A novel is a collision of ideas. Three or four threads may be floating around in the writer's consciousness, and at a single moment in time, these ideas collide and produce a novel.

– Anita Shreve

April 3, 2018

Why does everybody stand up and sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" when they're already there?

– Larry Anderson

April 4, 2018

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.

– Earl Nightingale

April 5, 2018

Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.

– E. Y. Harburg

April 6, 2018

You have power over your mind --- not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.

– Marcus Aurelius

April 7, 2018

Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that's beautiful.

– Rashida Jones

April 8, 2018

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.

– Eric Hoffer

April 9, 2018

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

– Jim Rohn

April 10, 2018

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.

– Sara Teasdale

April 11, 2018

Adjusting to the passage of time, I think, is a key to success and to life: just being able to roll with the punches.

– Dolly Parton

April 12, 2018

I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.

– Larry King

April 13, 2018

Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.

– Annette Bening

April 14, 2018

The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.

– George F. Will, THE LEVELING WIND

April 15, 2018

To ensure good health: eat lightly, breathe deeply, live moderately, cultivate cheerfulness, and maintain an interest in life.

– William Londen

April 16, 2018

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.

– Mata Hari

April 17, 2018

The cruelest lies are often told in silence.

– Adlai Stevenson

April 18, 2018

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.

– Barbara Bush

April 19, 2018

You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.

– A. A. Milne

April 20, 2018

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.

– Walter Elliot

April 21, 2018

You shouldn't gloat about anything you've done; you ought to keep going and find something better to do.

– David Packard

April 22, 2018

If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently.

– Bill Watterson

April 23, 2018

When I write sad songs, I feel like I'm sewing up a scar in me, and the outcome always feels so much better than when I write happy ones.

– Sam Smith

April 24, 2018

The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.

– Sarah Brown

April 25, 2018

The pleasure that poetry gives is that of imagining more than is written; the task is divided between the poet and his reader.

– Alexandre Vinet