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

APR 2013


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
4/1/13     "Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you won't do anything with it." - M. Scott Peck
4/2/13     "How strangely will the tools of a tyrant pervert the plain meaning of words." - Samuel Adams
4/3/13     "The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves." - Oscar Wilde
4/4/13     "Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there." - Virginia Burden Tower
4/5/13     "Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least." - Robert Byrne
4/6/13     "A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice." - James Callaghan
4/7/13     "The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it." - John Ruskin
4/8/13     "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength." - Corrie Ten Boom
4/9/13     "One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them." - Thomas Sowell
4/10/13     "To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle."- George Orwell
4/11/13     "No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee, I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer.' " - Danielle Berry
4/12/13     "Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers
4/13/13     "There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
4/14/13     "I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers." - Ralph Nader
4/15/13     "The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are." - John Burroughs
4/16/13     "The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for that ability than for any other under the sun." - John D. Rockefeller
4/17/13     "If it's very painful for you to criticize your friends -- you're safe in doing it. But if you take the slightest pleasure in it, that's the time to hold your tongue." - Alice Duer Miller
4/18/13     "It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it." - Amelia Barr
4/19/13     "Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage." - H. L. Mencken
4/20/13     "Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action." - Benjamin Disraeli
4/21/13     "Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." - James Baldwin
4/22/13     "Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength." - Eric Hoffer
4/23/13     "If a wise man has an argument with a fool, the fool only rages and laughs, and there is no quiet." - Proverbs 29:9
4/24/13     "Not that you lied to me but that I no longer believe you has shaken me." - Friedrich Nietzsche, "Beyond Good and Evil" - Aphorism Number 183
4/25/13     "I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night." - Galileo Galilei
4/26/13     "Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out." - Stephen Covey
4/27/13     "For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong." - H. L. Mencken
4/28/13     "In times of change, learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists." - Eric Hoffer
4/29/13     "Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy." - Guillaume Apollinaire
4/30/13     "The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind." - H. L. Mencken


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