Inspirational Quotes for May 2020

As we face these uncertain times, the English Langauge Academy’s director Francine Chemnick, curated a few quotes to hopefully brighten our day in the face of the global pandemic.

“Considering our current situation, I thought it would be a good idea to continue having a section with inspirational, humorous, and otherwise. As you might imagine, with so much time on people’s hands there have been literally 100s of new quotes seem to pop up daily.” – Francine Chemnick, Director of the English Language Academy

“First time in history: We can save the human race by lying in front of the T.V. and doing nothing. So let’s not mess this up!”

“If you see my kids crying outside and picking weeds just keep driving. They’re on a field trip.”

“Helping those in need is not charity, it’s humanity.”

“Isolation brings out the best in me.”

“Quarantine has me realizing why my dog gets so excited about something moving outside, going for walks, and car rides.”

“Amazon: Your package will be delivered Wednesday. Me: WHEN IS THAT?!”

“If you need 144 rolls of toilet paper for a 14-day quarantine you probably should’ve been seeing a doctor long before COVID-19.”

“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now.”

“Worry is like a rocking chair: It gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere. (Actually this last one was written years ago by Erma Bombeck, but I thought it was apropos so I included it).”

Feel free to submit a quote, and we will try to publish it in a future issue. Submissions go to

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