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THOUGHT-OF-THE-DAY ARCHIVE
"Our life is what our thoughts make it."
- Marcus Aurelius

APRIL 2006


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
4/1/06     "This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four." - Mark Twain
4/2/06     "The most unhappy of all men is he who believes himself to be so." - David Hume
4/3/06     "How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees." - William Shakespeare
4/4/06     "In order that all men may be taught to speak truth, it is necessary that all likewise should learn to hear it." - Samuel Johnson
4/5/06     "To know another language is to have a second soul." - Charlemagne
4/6/06     "Success is the child of audacity." - Benjamin Disraeli
4/7/06     "Courage is fear holding on a minute longer." - General Patton
4/8/06     "The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men." - Plato
4/9/06     "Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win." - Jonathan Kozol
4/10/06     "Indeed, there are no easy correlations between parental ideology, class or race and 'successful' child development. Many children the world over have revealed a kind of toughness and plasticity that make the determined efforts of some parents to spare their children the slightest pain seem ironic." - Robert Coles
4/11/06     "Don't argue with a fool. The spectators can't tell the difference." - Charles Nalin
4/12/06     "The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.'' - William James
4/13/06     "Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid." - Basil King
4/14/06     "Being reproached for giving to an unworthy person, Aristotle said, 'I did not give it to the man, but to humanity.' " - Samuel Johnson
4/15/06     "In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker." - Plutarch
4/16/06     "It is difficult to give children a sense of security unless you have it yourself. If you have it, they catch it from you." - William C. Menninger
4/17/06     "Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops." - Thomas J. Watson
4/18/06     "Conquer yourself not the world." - Rene Descartes
4/19/06     "The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought and attended to my answer." - Henry David Thoreau
4/20/06     "Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." - Joseph Addison
4/21/06     "There is only one success -- to be able to spend your life in your own way." - Christopher Morley
4/22/06     "A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury." - John Stuart Mill
4/23/06     "A good parent is only as happy as their most unhappy child." - Mrs. R. C. Goorney
4/24/06     "Life is a voyage that is homeward bound." - Herman Melville
4/25/06     "A person travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it." - George Moore
4/26/06     "I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life, which are the real ones after all." - Laura Ingalls Wilder
4/27/06     "Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each." - Henry Thoreau
4/28/06     "The impulse of tragedy is on to life and more life." - Eugene O'Neill
4/29/06     "They defend their errors as if they were defending their inheritance." - Edmund Burke
4/30/06     "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin


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