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

APR 2011


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
4/1/11     "Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is ... the highway to success." - Og Mandino
4/2/11     "Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit." - Conrad Hilton
4/3/11     "A committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas are lured and then quietly strangled." - Sir Barnett Cocks
4/4/11     "Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness." - Charles W. Eliot
4/5/11     "Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for." - Epicurus
4/6/11     "Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind." - Rudyard Kipling
4/7/11     "Nothing strengthens the judgment and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
4/8/11     "Words differently arranged have different meanings, and meanings differently arranged have a different effect."- Blaise Pascal
4/9/11     "Unless you're ashamed of yourself now and then, you're not honest." - William Faulkner
4/10/11     "Never be afraid to sit awhile and think." - Lorraine Hansberry
4/11/11     "I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy." - Rabindranath Tagore
4/12/11     "A house that does not have one warm, comfy chair in it is soulless." - May Sarton
4/13/11     "Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought." - Henri Bergson
4/14/11     "It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion, it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who, in the midst of the world, keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
4/15/11     "The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment." - Lady Dorothy Nevill
4/16/11     "Would the boy you were be proud of the man you are?" - Laurence J. Peter
4/17/11     "The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best -- and therefore never scrutinize or question." - Stephen Jay Gould
4/18/11     "There are no persons capable of stooping so low as those who desire to rise in the world." - Lady Marguerite Gardiner
4/19/11     "Truth isn't always beauty, but the hunger for it is." - Nadine Gordimer
4/20/11     "Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves; they therefore remain bound." - James Allen
4/21/11     "You miss 100% of the shots you never take." - Wayne Gretzky
4/22/11     "Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it." - Lou Holtz
4/23/11     "The inability to forget is infinitely more devastating than the inability to remember," - Mark Twain
4/24/11     "The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries." - Rene Descartes
4/25/11     "Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him." - Aldous Huxley
4/26/11     "It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it." - Joseph Joubert
4/27/11     "If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out." - Rabindranath Tagore
4/28/11     "Whenever the world throws rose petals at you, which thrill and seduce the ego, beware." - Anne Lamott
4/29/11     "When we lose the right to be different, we lose the right to be free." - Charles Evans Hughes
4/30/11     "Example is not the main thing in influencing others, it is the only thing." - Albert Schweitzer


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