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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVES
APRIL 2000

DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
4/01/00      "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." - Confucius, on Learning
4/02/00      "After I'm dead I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one." - Cato
4/03/00      "To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization." - Arnold Toynbee
4/04/00      "If you would cure anger, do not feed it. Say to yourself: 'I used to be angry every day; then every other day; now only every third or fourth day.' When you reach thirty days offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving to the gods." - Epictetus
4/05/00      "Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it." - Colin Powell
4/06/00      "It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable." - Eric Hoffer
4/07/00      "Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none." - Benjamin Franklin
4/08/00      "Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it." - Andre Gide
4/09/00      "I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours." - Kurt Vonnegut
4/10/00      "For most folks, no news is good news; for the press, good news is not news." - Gloria Borger
4/11/00      "I take a simple view of life: keep your eyes open and get on with it." - Sir Laurence Olivier
4/12/00      "Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements." - Napoleon Hill
4/13/00      "Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung
4/14/00      "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." - Aldous Huxley
4/15/00      "If it is to be, it is up to me." - Anon
4/16/00      "Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours." - Swedish Proverb
4/17/00      "A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror." - Ken Keys
4/18/00      "The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that's the essence of inhumanity." - George Bernard Shaw
4/19/00      "One of the most striking differences between a cat and a lie is that a cat has only nine lives." - Mark Twain
4/20/00      "My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind." - Albert Einstein
4/21/00      "This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us." - Western Union internal memo, 1876
4/22/00      "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts." - Bertrand Russell
4/23/00      "Its better to know some of the questions, than all of the answers." - James Thurber
4/24/00      "Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein
4/25/00      "Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius." - George Bernard Shaw
4/26/00      "When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself." - Isaac Bashevis Singer
4/27/00      "I have learned this at least by my experiment: if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours." - Henry David Thoreau
4/28/00      "My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me." - Henry Ford
4/29/00      "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." - Mahatma Gandhi
4/30/00      "I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it." - Pablo Picasso

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