Yes, something similar to this was added as part of the base Waldorf install...several years after the next most recent post in this thread, which had laid dormant for nearly four years before you bumped it.@orbis: Welcome to the CrunchBang Community! I'm going to go ahead and close this thread because, as you pointed out, it is now no longer relevant, but why don't you mosey
I was tired to always get the same quotes on my dashclock plugins so I wrote my own little extension and more the backend that is filled with new quotes everyday.
Currently it's gonna reach 1500 quotes and we feed it with around 50 quotes per day.
I really hope that you're gonna love it, learn some funny and interesting stuff and share good quotes with friends and family.