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November 30, 2020

Favorite quotes, curated by swissmiss

"A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving."—Lao Tzu

Wrote sui generis Tina Roth Eisenberg, dba swissmiss since 2005: "I have been collecting quotes for 15 years."

"Never cut what you can untie."—Joseph Joubert

She's just getting started: I've been collecting them since college (1966-present).

"Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly."—Mae West

Mine can be found in countless manila folders containing thousands of pieces of yellowing newsprint in my basement.

A number of my favorites are in my book.

But I digress.

"There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew."—Marshall McLuhan


"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow."—Plato

and below in bold, some

"What keeps my heart awake is colorful silence."—Claude Monet


"When in doubt tell the truth."—Mark Twain


"The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it."—Chinese Proverb

Ms. Eisenberg's collection.

November 30, 2020 at 02:01 PM | Permalink


I didn't realize she was still around! Her blog used to be in the first set of tabs opened -- with BOJ being the first of the block!

Posted by: clif | Dec 1, 2020 10:44:49 AM

My wife needs to read Plato!

Posted by: Greg Perkins | Dec 1, 2020 7:01:21 AM

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