(My quote is shown in the middle of the page at the bottom above the dock bar. I have about 35 quotes in my file)
This is an Apple Script showing your very own quotes of the day.
Change out the Users/papabear to your user name.
Create a Quotes.txt file with all your favorites quotes, save to your Documents/Scripts/Quotes.txt.
Create a sheell geeklet:
Set refresh rate to +/_ 30-45 or as long as you want to read it. I took the longest quote and used that as my refresh rate, also check the box for carriage return.
Save A.S. as "randomquotes.scpt"
set newline to ASCII character 10
set quoteFile to POSIX file "/Users/papabear/Documents/Scripts/Quotes.txt"
open for access quoteFile
set quoteList to every paragraph of (read quoteFile)
set list_count to the count of quoteList
set pick to random number from 1 to list_count
set finalText to item pick of quoteList as string
close access quoteFile