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Today’s Quote

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.

– Henry Van Dyke

Previous Quotes

December 1, 2016

Unemployment is like a headache or a high temperature --- unpleasant and exhausting but not carrying in itself any explanation of its cause.

– William Henry Beveridge

December 2, 2016

Clutter is a weight that has built on top of you so gradually, you don't even realize anymore that it is holding you down.

– Mary Johanson

December 3, 2016

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of the oceans.

– Khalil Gibran

December 4, 2016

It is better to know what to fear than to say “no fear.”

– Tim Fargo

December 5, 2016

If I set for myself a task, be it so trifling, I shall see it through. How else shall I have confidence in myself to do important things?

– George Clason

December 6, 2016

Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.

– Laurens van der Post

December 7, 2016

I think history is continuous. It doesn't begin or end on Pearl Harbor Day or the day Lyndon Johnson withdraws from the presidency or on 9/11. You have to learn from the past but not be imprisoned by it. You need to take counsel of history but never be imprisoned by it.

– Richard Holbrooke

December 8, 2016

I wish I could have known earlier that you have all the time you’ll need right up to the day you die.

– William Wiley

December 9, 2016

The waste of life occasioned by trying to do too many things at once is appalling.

– Orison Marden

December 10, 2016

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.

– Henry Van Dyke