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Concerning the quote for today....Edit

It is true that the cause of envy is everything good but the result of envy is everything bad. When people strive to impress others, sometimes motivated by envy, they soon find out that nobody really cares.... Leteh (talk) 22:17, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

Hey Leteh. Welcome to Wikiquote! I can't say I'm wise enough to know whether it is true for certain, but this is the kind of thinking that a good quote inspires, and I'm glad it seems to have inspired you. GMGtalk 22:36, 24 November 2019 (UTC)

I don't think if its true. Jacob Opwaka (talk) 08:20, 8 July 2020 (UTC)


Please pay attention to Template:Ping and its Discussion.--Dthomsen8 (talk) 21:03, 9 April 2020 (UTC)

Quote of the Day 2020-05-08 (Friedrich Hayek)Edit

The quote by Friedrich Hayek can't be found on his Wikiquote page: Friedrich Hayek --ElfQrin (talk) 10:37, 8 May 2020 (UTC)

I think it's time for us to stop trolling & looking down on SA Artists and start supporting our brothers and sisters coz they'll take our music far if we support em. T-cloud DaRapghost S.A (talk) 22:00, 11 June 2020 (UTC)

Today's QOTD is broken!Edit

So in the main page today (13 May 2020), the QOTD is a bit broken in terms of text arrangement (blame @Kalki: for this one hehe). May I suggest deleting the image on the left (or make both of them go to the right, or be smaller) and that'll probably fix it, thankeez! dibbydib ⌐■_■ (barate me) 04:27, 13 May 2020 (UTC)

Quote of the Day 2020-06-03 (image of Donald Trump and quote from the Gospel)Edit

Today's quote with the associated image is wrong on many levels. I don't think it's Wikipedia / Wikiquote's mission to judge people's intentions, and offer personal interpretations of events and news. It's no NPOV (Neutral Point Of View, according to Wikipedia guidelines) at the very least. --ElfQrin (talk) 10:07, 3 June 2020 (UTC)

@ElfQrin: From experience, Kalki makes the QOTD's from each quote and is likely the one who added the provided image, so if you want it to get sorted out, that's who you've got to ask. In my opinion, it is pretty POV to add that image alongside the quote but I won't get myself involved. dibbydib⌐■_■ (barate me) 10:21, 3 June 2020 (UTC)
This is wikiquote and not wikipedia (so wikipedia guidelines should not be quoted here). Sometimes the quotes are a bit provocative, but this is still better than boring quotes (just IMO). --დამოკიდებულება (talk) 10:59, 3 June 2020 (UTC)
Not very subtle, but it's one way to see whether anybody's actually reading the main page, I suppose. Emufarmers (talk) 00:38, 4 June 2020 (UTC)
I think that this should be discussed in Wikiquote talk:Quote of the day and/or Wikiquote talk:Image use policy Rupert Loup 01:56, 4 June 2020 (UTC)

On today's QOTDEdit

Today's (Sep. 21) quote seems a bit biased, forgive me if my memory is incorrect, but don't we have a policy against that? —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 18:45, 21 September 2020

There is no rule against quotes that express a point of view. If nobody actually had anything to say, there wouldn't be anything worth quoting. ~ Ningauble (talk) 19:31, 21 September 2020 (UTC)
  • Unfortunately, the editor who selects the QOTD, User:Kalki, is a self-admitted Hillary voter who consistently chooses POV-pushing anti-Trump quotes, which are not even widely quoted (case in point: this particular anti-Trump quote barely returns 2 pages of Google results!), and we can confidently predict that he will continue to use the QOTD as an anti-Trump propaganda tool ahead of the election. Even though this may not be against any written policy, I would propose we should altogether avoid having anti-Trump (or anti-Biden) quotes as the QOTD at least until after the election, otherwise we give the very improper (but currently plausible) impression that Wikiquote takes sides politically (when in fact it is Kalki, the POV-pushing editor, who is taking sides). Aren't there any more worthy (and less parochial) quotes to be displayed on the front page that actually stood the test of time? ~ DanielTom (talk) 20:30, 21 September 2020 (UTC) last edit: 22:40, 21 September 2020 (UTC)
Wait is this about the RBG quote ("My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed.")? That was a very timely and well-reported quote. I see nothing wrong with it as the QOTD. ~ UDScott (talk) 21:13, 21 September 2020 (UTC)
No, it's about the Stephen King quote ("What fascinates me — mesmerizes me — isn't so much Trump himself as the American government he's crafted...") at Wikiquote:Quote of the day/September 21, 2020. It was not as widely reported. ~ Ningauble (talk) 21:42, 21 September 2020 (UTC)

Oct 6 QOTDEdit

Is "Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life." really an appropriate quote to put on the front page? Is that not something incredibly dangerous to encourage? Nixinova (talk) 02:47, 6 October 2020 (UTC)

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