Quote of the Day (2018)


01. January
02. February
03. March
04. April
05. May
06. June
07. July
08. August
09. September
10. October
11. November
12. December


January 1: “Best Falco lasers on netplay.” -KnowUrEnemy
January 2: “Barfi? That’s a bit of an unfortunate name for a food…” -Andrew Morrison
January 3: “You should speak more. If you never speak… you’ll never get a girlfriend.” -Joanne Lee
January 4: “I feel like you’re driving really well for how much it’s raining.” -Lisa Choi
January 5: “David’s obsessed with my sister.” -Jiwoon Choi
January 6: “It’s really ugly…” “Just like you.” -Me, my mom (respectively)
January 7: “I don’t want to have this conversation with you right now.” -ES
January 8: “The past isn’t the past if it’s still negatively affecting your future.” -Pastor David Staples
January 9: “Catan milk chocolate game? That’ll leave a bad taste in my mouth.” -me
January 10: “Wow, that was deep, Lukas.” -Lukas Majercak
January 11: “You’re unusually perceptive about stuff like that.” -Yoseph Kim
January 12: “African Native Cockroach Casserole?” -Cole Shin
January 13: “Yes, the truth is important and you have to speak it, but it’s more important to speak the truth with grace.” -Pastor James Hayes
January 14: “A lot of the time, practice is a long form of convincing yourself that you can do it.” -Victor Wooten (source)
January 15: “I’m sorry for swearing, but I’m just really frustrated by this.” -JY
January 16: “Red sauce?” “Your name is Rich? Okay.” -Dad, guy at Mod Pizza
January 17: “PacMan is dead.” -Tomek Niedabylski
January 18: “In case anything happens…” -Jiwoon Choi
January 19: “The most handsome boy on the team!” “Me?” -Tao Zhang; me
January 20: “I’m at my wit’s end, here.” -Brandon Hodgen
January 21: “We got some emails saying that the singles feel like they’re being treated as second-class citizens. We didn’t know that was going on.” -Pastor David Staples
January 22: “I am disheartened to find that I don’t have a quote of the day yet.” -Vladimir Sanchez
January 23: “I just didn’t see that. …that was a blunder. Good game.” -Andrew Morrison
January 24: “How can we help you make better progress?” -Jack Zhang
January 25: “Y’know, when it comes to talking about code.. you’re probably one of the most mature people I’ve talked to.” -Bryan Apellanes
January 26: “I do not. I do not. I do not. I do not. I do…not.” -Jiwoon Choi
January 27: “Worship is the realization of your inability to live out this Christian life and that you need Jesus to help you.”
January 28: “You cannot exhale what you haven’t inhaled.” -Pastor David Staples
January 29: “Care to go a little deeper?” -Inigo Goiri
January 30: “I think it’s for FTEs only…” -Shansi Ren
January 31: “Have you ever been to Chicka Filla? Apparently it’s really good. There’s always a line.” -Bill Xu


February 1: “It’s good to be loved. It’s profound to be understood.” -Portia de Rossi
February 2: “Human are terrible creatures.” -Eden
February 3: “Yeah… I was bored this morning.” -Angel Lee
February 4: “You’re a mumbler.” -Lisa Choi
February 5: “Oh, you know what I realized? I don’t care about cultural issues. Like, not even a little bit.” -Yoseph Kim
February 6: “I think progress has been going very well.” -Shansi Ren
February 7: “The fool is the precursor to the savior.” -Dr. Jordan Peterson
February 8: “Wow, you’re here late.” -Andrew Morrison
February 9: “If dolphins had thumbs, they would rule the sea.” -Matthew Nolet
February 10: “Blobby boi” -Soojin Lee
February 11: “I had LDZ today.” -Kevin Wang
February 12: “They’re like cats.” -Neriah Yoo
February 13: “You guys do this daily?” -Vinay Deshpande
February 14: “I’m going to keep bothering you about it.” -Sam Sharkey, talking about nSuns
February 15: “Matthew, are you okay? You’ve been pretty quiet.” “Yeah… I’m just thinking about tech traps.” -Samson Geberegeorgis; Matthew Nolet
February 16: “Literally every part of this JSON object is offensive.” -Andrew Morrison
February 17: “Well, at least it’s a game he doesn’t like…” -Wang
February 18: “Expect the best, prepare for the worst.”
February 19: “No johns.” -LG
February 20: “I’m really impressed. You guys got the lowest time for this room.” -Escape room host
February 21: “I don’t think I’m a better player than you.” -Nail
February 22: “Today has been pretty tight.” -Samson Geberegeorgis
February 23: “Wholesale slaughter of unwanted animals is totally the right move.” -Yoseph Kim
February 24: “你有良心嗎?” -mom
February 25: “You’re in the upper echelons of gaming.” -Eric Go
February 26: “Real work and real satisfaction comes from going deep into something and staying there for a long long timr[sic].” -oloaP
February 27: “You have to be more proactive.” -Shansi Ren
February 28: “I’m pretty sure you can also tell that Jack is not happy…” -Anbang Hu


March 1: “I love nature, but I prefer driving to it.” -Chris Shin
March 2: “I’m not feisty, I’m docile.” -Eunice Sun
March 3: “See? Mommy is still useful.” -Aunt Dudu
March 4: “We need to grow up.” -David Staples
March 5: “Is it going to be on your blog?” -John Lee
March 6: “Star Realms?” -Rayen Acode
March 7: “Oh okay, you go to A.” –proceeds to run into the elevator doors– Shansi Ren
March 8: “Your lips are red because you shaved without shaving cream this morning.”
March 9: “The bass player is the point guard of the band.” -Flea
March 10: “You know how there’s lecture and quiz section? Church is like lecture; small group is like quiz section.” -me
March 11: “Just wanted to say you’ve been so good on the keys!” -Hanna Oh
March 12: “I took a nap at work today. I think we all did.” -Kyle Oshiro
March 13: “Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labour.” -Leonardo da Vinci
March 14: “Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart. The really great men must, I think, have great sadness on earth.” -Fyodor Dostoevsky
March 15: “Checkmate.” -Sam Sharkey
March 16: “You do know harmony… right?” -Gina Kim
March 17: “He looks like he’d fall over if you pushed him.” “I.. push him.” -Brandon Hodgen; Yoseph Kim
March 18: “My boyfriend was killed by a drunk driver on the way home from my birthday party. It’s been the worst week of my life.” -waitress at Azul
March 19: “Life’s too short to be bored at work.”
March 20: “You guys crack me up.” -Escape room host
March 21: “Sometimes the most important teams are the smallest ones.” -Kai Liu
March 22: “It doesn’t take a Rockerfeller to help a fella.”
March 23: “French people love to protest.” -Lukas Majercak
March 24: “Your mom is…different.” -Sarah Im
March 25: “Babies are pretty heavy.” “Yeah, they’re like silly bricks.” -Joshua Braun
March 26: “Try to be open-minded… this is a huge flaw with humanity, to be honest. Let’s be real.” -Armada (link) 
March 27: “Jazz isn’t dead. It just smells funny.” -Frank Zappa
March 28: “I don’t believe we evolve toward being good. I believe that’s by choice.”
March 29: “Welcome to the society.” -Andrew Cross
March 30: “It seems that perfection is attained not when there is nothing more to add, but when there’s nothing more to remove.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
March 31: “Bye! Come back with a man.” -Hanna Oh


April 1: “What do your other parents think?” -Christian Kwon
April 2: “If it is art, it is not for all; if it is for all, it is not art.” -Arnold Schoenberg
April 3: “I realized today my intake has doubled.” -Eric Wang
April 4: Nothing interesting was said on this day.
April 5: “My favorite childhood pastime was being awkward.”
April 6: “Snakes.” -Frank Liu
April 7: “Your ass is tighter than a drum. I can’t live without you.” -Yoseph Kim
April 8: “My poor butt hole…” -Eric Wang
April 9: “You can’t put gameplay on the box.”
April 10: “There’s no risk when you go after a dream. There’s a tremendous amount of risk to playing it safe.” -Bill Burr
April 11: “When a person has nothing to eat, fasting is the smartest thing he could do.” -Herman Hesse, Siddhartha.
April 12: “If you try to perfect this art form, it will eat you alive.” -Travis
April 13: “You can leave me a negative review on Yelp.” -Eden
April 14: “Headlights.”
April 15: “We were made for eternal life.” -Pastor John Staples
April 16: “Music is everything at the same time. Music does not smile or laugh; music does not cry. It laughs and cries at the same time.” -Daniel Barenboim (link).
April 17: “I was looking in the wrong place… I was looking at pictures of my mom, not her uploads…” -Rayen Acode
April 18: “What should I bring?” -Yeaab Sihay
April 19: “We don’t have any long cables. This is Microsoft, not Longcrosoft.” -Tomek
April 20: “Your mission support letter offended me.” -LC
April 21: “Not a song for a typical barbershop chorus… then again, you aren’t a typical barbershop chorus.” -Judge at barbershop competition
April 22: “Happens all the time in this game.” -Terrorbird
April 23: “I won!” -John Lee
April 24: “If you get air in your water main, it makes a sound like your toilet explodes when you flush it.” -Eric Wang
April 25: “Always be unsure of yourself.”
April 26: “A lot of choirs sing really well, but they don’t make music. They just sing.” -Paul Carter
April 27: “But then I can’t sit.” -Hyuk Suh
April 28: “I read a lot of Percy Jackson.” -Jane Lee
April 29: “I wear a bucket!” -Julia Kim
April 30: “Well, I don’t know what other color I ought to be. Perhaps a nice lavender or aqua would do.” -Elsha Eggink


May 1: “Maybe you’re the stick that stirs the drink.” -Andrew Morrison
May 2: “Communism doesn’t work.”
May 3: “Nah, I’m just taking a walk.” -Riley McKinley
May 4: “But I like just sitting and eating.” -Xing Guo
May 5: “Todd.”
May 6: “Do you get the satisfaction I get when shooting?” -Eric Wang
May 7: “I’m so bad at this game…” -Christian Kwon
May 8: “There are two types of reads: brain reads and heart reads.” -Toph
May 9: “This is how I talk to everybody.”
May 10: “How do you typically spend your day?” -Shansi Ren
May 11: “He fell down the stairs…” -Shen shen
May 12: “The bathroom is the only quiet place I have here…” -Yvonne Fu
May 13: “Don’t take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” -Elbert Hubbard
May 14: “The Gamecube? It’s here for research purposes.”
May 15: “Are you serious? That’s not a lot at all.” -Vineet
May 16: “It’s a summer-y… summary of summer.” -Lukas Majercak
May 17: “Even though the lyrical content may be intimate and personal, the sound must be shared with the universe.” -Riley McKinley
May 18: “Can you play more simply? It’s giving me a headache.” -Gina Lee
May 19: “Can you play a real character?” -some guy on netplay
May 20: “Maybe I’ll be [Eric’s] housewife.” -Kevin Wang
May 21: “You look like you’re bored. Really bored.” -Lukas Majercak
May 22: “At school and went to the bathroom. Felt unsafe without my backpack.” -Kevin Wang
May 23: “I’d honestly say that the fact that apple products are so popular shows that the world don’t care about how good their products are.” -me
May 24: John Peter Bain
May 25: “Christians care about all suffering. Else they have a defective heart or a flameless hell.” -John Piper
May 26: “This was a great Saturday.” -Wu-gene Hong
May 27: “We burned through those patties really quickly.” “No, you did.” -Christian Kwon; me
May 28: “We have come to the conclusion that this is not a real kitchen.”
May 29: “I didn’t think anyone at Microsoft was making that little.” -Jack Zhang
May 30: “Still peanuts.” -Kevin Wang
May 31: “This is the most unnatural vibe I’ve gotten from any place I’ve lived.” -Ni’Ko Boston


June 1: “So you’re the worst person to become friends with.” -Alexandra Bertagnolli
June 2: “Oh man, that’s crispy.” -Brandon Hodgens
June 3: “We’re only allowed one carry-on or mid-sized backpack.” -Pastor John Staples
June 4: “It is over.” -Mansions of Madness
June 5: “Alcohol is stupid.” -Christian Kwon
June 6: “Thanks. It means a lot to hear that.” -Nurse, who gave me the best poke I’ve ever had
June 7: “Using social media is like driving after midnight. There’s just nothing good that can come of it.” -Kim Campbell
June 8: “Doomguy is the chicken-o-meter’s long-lost cousin.” -Stuart Brown, Ahoy
June 9: “Don’t go on mission trips with your spouse. Let me say that right now.” -Hannah Wu
June 10: “We’re totally out.” “1660.”
June 11: “Success is just failing in the right direction.” -Sideways
June 12: “When I yell, it’s not because I’m mad at you guys… it’s because I’m mad at myself for not inspiring you guys to be passionate about music.” -Brian Steves
June 13: “Not everyone will agree. Deal with it.” -oloaP
June 14: “Oops, all baris.” -Riley McKinley
June 15: “Are you sure?” -Kiyung Park
June 16: “I feel like I failed.” -Rayen Acode
June 17: “I’m proud of you, Fufu.” -Jane An
June 18: “It didn’t work because you’re not the one touching it.” -Muying Chen
June 19: “Life’s too short to dwell on every bump in the road. Try to take pleasure in simple things. In short: eat a cookie!” -Frasier Crane
June 20: “You WROTE this tag?”
June 21: “Don’t you get carsick?” -James Hayes, as we’re sitting still in traffic
June 22: “The graveyard is the richest place on earth.” -Les Brown
June 23: “I’m an enigma.” -Riley McKinley
June 24: “I have no anchor.” -Lisa Choi
June 25: “Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.” -Rumi
June 26: “My sneezes are weird.” -stranger next to me on the plane
June 27: “Shanghai kids are like Americans.” -TK
June 28: “Just close your eyes and take His hand.” -John Calvin
June 29: “Hot and holy.”
June 30: “It’s not weird, it’s eggs.” -Cherry


July 1: Look, a moving mountain.” -Joshua (student)
July 2: “Always ask God, and always move forward.”
July 3: “神看我们是寶貝”
July 4: “She’s so cute. She’s like a dinosaur.” -Sara Hwang
July 5: “There wasn’t much to see.” -John Staples
July 6: “Since I’m not pooping, there’s no reason for me to stay here and listen to you guys poop.” -Joseph Wu
July 7: “You’re a pastor. You’re like a bartender without the alcohol.” -Me
July 8: “Man suffers more from imagining too little than too much.” -PT Barnum, The Greatest Showman
July 9: “There is only one secret. Love God and He will give you everything.”
July 10: “Thank you for being so clear.” -Sarah Downie
July 11: “I like Excel.” -Chris Cho
July 12: “You’ve become a much stronger singer in the short time you’ve been with us.” -Travis Tabares
July 13: “It’s like swimming in hummus.” -Michael Lee
July 14: “You blend well in a quartet… perhaps a bit too well.” -Jared von Blaterman
July 15: “Don’t turn to people for encouragement. Turn to God.”
July 16: “You don’t need to know how to read in order to speak, but chances are you’ll be a lot better at speaking if you read a lot.” -Adam Neely (source)
July 17: “What am I supposed to say?” -Sarah Downie
July 18: “I listen to two albums a day.” -Jacob Collier
July 19: “I’m guessing you’re in computer science?” -chorus member
July 20: “Be as you wish to seem.” -Socrates
July 21: “This isn’t goodbye.” -VI
July 22: “Jessica says he’s a good musician.” -Erich Lee
July 23: “Nothing can hurt a movie quite like high expectations can.” -RennsReviews (source)
July 24: “No worries, it’s all part of the process.” -Lance Park
July 25: “Was born. Haven’t died yet.” -a Faceook profile
July 26: “Do you take hits from the bong?” -Brendan Beard
July 27: “It reeks in there, though…” -Eden
July 28: “How satisfying.” -Eric Wang (we fixed something)
July 29: “Jason and Eric feeding each other while Kevin is left out.”
July 30: “You sound like an angsty teenager when you speak.”
July 31: “Don’t ask what the world needs; figure out what makes you come alive, and go do that. Because what the world needs, is more of those people.” -John Eldridge, via Jerry Holdsworth


August 1: “【中國】有呢麼好嗎?” -Mom
August 2: “Usually, not being on Steam means I’m dead, which is not far off.” -Andrew Morrison
August 3: “If you don’t know the song, don’t sing the words.” -Addam Buzzalini
August 4: “You know what, just get the manager. This is so invasive.” -man next to be at Bank of America
August 5: “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” -Rick Warren
August 6: “Sports have rules; video games have laws.”
August 7: “I’ve never had to beg people to sign up for retreat before.” -Pastor John Staples
August 8: “Wouldn’t hurt to try, right?” -Elsha Eggink
August 9: “Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.” – Samuel Johnson
August 10: “I actually live in MD now!” -Kristyn Lue
August 11: “How do you know so much music from different genres?” -oloaP
August 12: “People are trying to quench a spiritual thirst with earthly water.” -Pastor David Staples
August 13: “Hey, this is kinda fun.” -Sol Youn
August 14: “Only the pure in heart can make a good soup.” -Ludwig van Beethoven
August 15: “I’ve always wanted to learn to fly.” “Me too, but I don’t have the shoulders for it.”
August 16: “Set the bar high and keep it simple.”
August 17: “Do you understand why I’m angry?” -Kiyung Park
August 18: “A man that stop taking risks in life pays a very dear price indeed.” – Dr. Frasier Crane
August 19: “Mmm… no, I think I’ve heard all I needed to hear.” -Matt Smith
August 20: “We’re not creative enough to make this work.” -Rayen Acode
August 21: “The heart is not a box that gets filled up; it expands in size the more you love.” -Samantha; Her
August 22: “We miss the simple things.” “Like eggos and soymilk.” -TK; Caitlyn Kyong
August 23: “If you find a girl who loves God, then the heart will mold to anything else.” -PD
August 24: “I don’t know if you noticed, but after you went to China, you changed.” -Hannah Wu
August 25: “It’s not a retreat without someone showing off on the guitar.” -Kiyung Park
August 26: “There’s another Jason-ism.” -Xing Guo
August 27: “全世界都修路。” -mom
August 28: “The stock market runs on emotion.” -Susan
August 29: “Here, let me give you my number.” -Sam A.
August 30: “It’s crazy good.” -Lady at Howlin’ Ray’s


September 1: “Sometimes when that dog barks, I just want to karate chop it in the throat.” -Annie Reyez
September 2: “你媽媽是阿姨的最好的朋友。” -Aunt Chang
September 3: “Your dream will come true when you least expect it.” -fortune cookie
September 4: “Never compromise. Even in the face of Armageddon.” -Rorschach
September 5: “I’d much rather be happy than right any day.” -Slartibartfast, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (imdb quote)
September 6: “You’re born alone and you die alone and this world just drops a bunch of rules on you to make you forget those facts.” -Don Draper, Mad Men
September 7: “We have already won.” -Caleb
September 8: “Church is supposed to be a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.” -Pastor Chris
September 9: “Any luck finding a man piece?” -Andrew
September 10: “I wouldn’t have taken you for someone who loves money.” -Christian Kwon
September 11: “I think the idea is good.” -JERH
September 12: “Shit or get off the pot.” -Gina von Blatterman
September 13: “When in doubt, whip it out.” -David Kim
September 14: “So glad to hear that you are well on your way with trading.” -Susan
September 15: “You’re the king of Marth cheese.” -DTV
September 16: “I just wanted to know who all the little spies are.” -David Kim
September 17: “Science validates faith.” -Pastor Gerry Stoltzfoos
September 18: “The game is extremely balanced.” -bat
September 19: “That’s an interesting theory you’ve got there.” -Eric Wang
September 20: “There are different ways to measure your impact on people.” -oloaP
September 21: “Sometimes when people get what they got, they realize how limited their goals were.” -Joan Holloway
September 22: “Oh, wait! Jason, you have a wireless–oh my god…” -Eric Wang
September 23: “Things tend to get easier after you know how to do them.” -Matt Smith
September 24: “I’m disappointed in myself.” -Rayen Acode
September 25: “Do you still blog?” -Phil Jang
September 26: “I personally really dislike all the ‘meme’ ‘disrespect’ stuff 99% of Ganon mains do.” -The Ray
September 27: “Our church is too comfortable.” -Rebekah Lee
September 28: “Chris, you may place the finger on her ring.” -James Hayes
September 29: “That’s ridiculous.” -Yoseph Kim
September 30: “You have a lovely falsetto.” -Sarah Robinson


October 1: “I can spend time with you, and then we can share thoughts when we meet.” -Erich Lee
October 2: “This might be the most unexpected community I’ve ever come across.” -Anther
October 3: “As long as you’re learning, you’re not failing.” -Bob Ross