September 13th, 2014

qha

(Xhosa) Only, that’s it (the q is pronounced as a soft click).

February 7th, 2012

QOTD – 07.02.12

Shedding is healthy, and not just for dogs and cats.

– Rob Brezsny

December 13th, 2012

QOTD -13.12.12

You are more likely to die in the late morning – around 11 am specifically – than at any other time during the day. That comes from a new study, published in the Annals of Neurology, that identifies a common gene variant affecting circadian rhythms. And that variant, it seems, could also predict the time of day you will die. Even death, apparently, has a circadian rhythm. 

– The Atlantic

January 6th, 2014

QOTD – 06.01.14

Let me remind you, bazalwane: The cost of silence is much higher than the dangers of speech.

– Zakes Mda

January 31st, 2014

QOTD – 31.01.14

I can excuse everything except boredom. Boring people don’t have to stay that way.

– Hedy Lamarr

January 1st, 2013

QOTD – 01.01.13

Because being scared doesn’t help you.

– Daniele Bolelli

January 1st, 2014

QOTD – 01.01.14

When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.

– Margaret Walker

January 1st, 2015

QOTD – 01.01.15

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are only golden because we let them slip.
– J M Barrie

January 1st, 2016

QOTD – 01.01.16

You realize, of course, that everything I say is horseshit. – Kurt Vonnegut

February 1st, 2012

QOTD – 01.02.12

My father and he had one of those English friendships which begin by avoiding intimacies and eventually eliminate speech altogether.

– Jorge Luis Borges