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Definition of Status Quo

Status Quo

  1. The state in which anything is already. The phrase is also used retrospectively, as when, on a treaty of place, matters return to the status quo ante bellum, or are left in statu quo ante bellum, i.e., the state (or, in the state) before the war.

Status Quo Quotations

Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Ronald Reagan

I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The status quo sucks.
George Carlin

Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That's their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.
Gloria Steinem

I would say any behavior that is not the status quo is interpreted as insanity, when, in fact, it might actually be enlightenment. Insanity is sorta in the eye of the beholder.
Chuck Palahniuk
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