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

APRIL 2008


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
4/1/08     "Men do not care how nobly they live, but only how long they live, although it is in the reach of every man to live nobly, but within no man's power to live long." - Seneca
4/2/08     "If you're strong enough, there are no precedents." - F. Scott Fitzgerald
4/3/08     "There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves."Albert Guinon
4/4/08     "Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
4/5/08     "Oh, what a tangled web we weave,
When first we practise to deceive!" - Sir Walter Scott
4/6/08     "Remember: One lie does not cost you one truth but the truth." - Christian Hebbel
4/7/08     "The things we know best are the things we haven't been taught." - Luc Marquis de Vauvenargues
4/8/08     "Striving to better, oft we mar what's well." - William Shakespeare
4/9/08     "Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?" - T. S. Eliot
4/10/08     "Man is the only animal who causes pain to others with no other object than wanting to do so." - Arthur Schopenhauer
4/11/08     "I cling to my imperfection, as the very essence of my being." - Anatole France
4/12/08     "The greatest blunders, like the thickest ropes, are often compounded of a multitude of strands. Take the rope apart, separate it into the small threads that compose it, and you can break them one by one. You think, 'That is all there was!' But twist them all together and you have something tremendous." - Victor Hugo
4/13/08     "What we are, that only can we see. All that Adam had, all that Caesar could, you have and can do. Adam called his house, heaven and earth; Caesar called his house, Rome; you perhaps call yours, a cobbler's trade; a hundred acres of ploughed land; or a scholar's garret. Yet line for line and point for point, your dominion is as great as theirs, though without fine names. Build, therefore, your own world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
4/14/08     "We grow weary of things (and perhaps soonest) which we most desire." - Samuel Butler
4/15/08     "To fall into a habit is to begin to cease to be." - Miguel de Unamuno
4/16/08     "A man may be so much of everything that his is nothing of anything." - Samuel Johnson
4/17/08     "There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval." - George Santayana
4/18/08     "The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others." - Bertrand Russell
4/19/08     "A diplomatist is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday, but never remembers her age." - Robert Frost
4/20/08     "People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates." - Thomas Szasz
4/21/08     "Never mistake motion for action." - Ernest Hemingway
4/22/08     "The only people who grow old were born old to begin with." - Robert E. Sherwood
4/23/08     "Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage." - Benjamin Disraeli
4/24/08     "If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock." - Arthur Goldberg
4/25/08     "The best things and best people rise out of their separateness; I'm against a homogenized society because I want the cream to rise." - Robert Frost
4/26/08     "When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other." - Eric Hoffer
4/27/08     "To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation, namely an imitation of its opposite." - Georg Lichtenberg
4/28/08     "There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us." - F.H. Bradley
4/29/08     "Be careful how you interpret the world: it *is* like that." - Erich Heller
4/30/08     "A very popular error - having the courage of one's convictions: Rather it is a matter of having the courage for an attack upon one's convictions." - Friedrich Nietzsche


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