A Little Bit of Wisdom

Because it’s always good to spread a little bit of wisdom, here’s a small archive of past quotes shown on Quarterstories. If you have any suggestions, feel free to email it to me via the contacts page.


– April, 2018 –

-4/5/18- “A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper.”  –E.B. White


– March, 2018 –

-3/15/18- “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” -Stephen Hawking

-3/8/18- “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” -Marcus Aurelius

-3/1/18- “When you are trying to impress people with words, the more you say, the more common you appear, and the less in control. Even if you are saying something banal, it will seem original if you make it vague, open-ended, and sphinx like. Powerful people impress and intimidate by saying less. The more you say, the more likely you are to say something foolish.”  -Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power


– February, 2018 –

– 2/22/18 – “Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant, filled with odd waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don’t always like.” -Lemony Snicket

– 2/15/18 – “The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.” -Tony Robbins

– 2/8/18 – “Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.” -Dylan Thomas

– 2/1/18 – “If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the time or the tools to write.” -Stephen King


– January, 2018 –

-1/25/18-  “Leadership requires belief in the mission and unyielding perseverance to achieve victory.” -Jocko Willink

-1/18/18- “Not all those who wander are lost.” -J.R.R. Tolkien

-1/11/18- “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” -Ernest Hemingway

-1/4/18 – See first that the design is wise and just; that ascertained, pursue it resolutely.” –William Shakespeare


– December, 2017 –

-12/28/17- “Any person who contributes to prosperity must prosper in turn.” Earl Nightingale

-12/21/17- “No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.” Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

-12/14/17- “It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” Seneca, The Younger

-12/7/17- “Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein


– November, 2017 –

-11/30/17- “You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget.” – Cormac McCarthy, The Road

-11/23/17- “Buy the ticket, take the trip.” – Hunter S. Thompson

-11/16/17- “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you’re doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

-11/9/17- “Once you get into cosmological shit like this, you got to throw away the instruction manual.” – Stephen King, IT

-11/2/17- “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” – Carl Jung


– October, 2017 –

-10/26/17- “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell

-10/19/17- You sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – J.K. Rowling

-10/12/17- “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”  Alan Watts

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