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

AUGUST 09


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
8/1/09     "Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." - Albert Einstein
8/2/09     "The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy." - Milton Friedman
8/3/09     "There is always room at the top - after the investigation." - Oliver Herford
8/4/09     "Chaos is the score upon which reality is written." - Henry Miller
8/5/09     "Character - the willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life - is the source from which self-respect springs. - Joan Didion
8/6/09     "Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking." - William Butler Yeats
8/7/09     "To find yourself, think for yourself. " - Socrates
8/8/09     "There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power." - Washington Irving
8/9/09     "Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart." - Henri Frederic Amiel
8/10/09     "Repetition is the only form of permanence that nature can achieve." - George Santayana
8/11/09     "Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises." - Samuel Butler
8/12/09     "We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language." - Joyce Carol Oates
8/13/09     "A ship in harbor is safe - but that is not what ships are for." - John Shedd
8/14/09     "Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties." - John Milton
8/15/09     "In this world there are two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. The last is much the worst." - Oscar Wilde
8/16/09     "Life is so constructed, that the event does not, cannot, will not, match the expectation." - Charlotte Bronte
8/17/09     "There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them." - Joseph Brodsky
8/18/09     "O, how bitter a thing it is to look into happiness through another man's eyes!" - William Shakespeare
8/19/09     "Nothing is a stronger influence psychologically on their environment, and especially on their children, than the unlived lives of the parents." - Carl Gustav Jung
8/20/09     "The chief mourner does not always attend the funeral." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
8/21/09     "Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see." - Neil Postman
8/22/09     "Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you want." - Italian Proverb
8/23/09     "Success is how you bounce when you hit bottom." - George Smith Patton, Jr.
8/24/09     "Many people have too much will power. It's won't power they lack." - John Shedd
8/25/09     "Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."- Nathaniel Hawthorne
8/26/09     "I have not been afraid of excess. Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit." - William Somerset Maugham
8/27/09     "How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child." - William Shakespeare
8/28/09     "The best-educated human being is the one who understands most about the life in which he is placed." - Helen Keller
8/29/09     "What was silent in the father speaks in the son, and often I found in the son the unveiled secret of the father." - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
8/30/09     "It is only in romances that people undergo a sudden metamorphosis. In real life, even after the most terrible experiences, the main character remains exactly the same." - Isadora Duncan
8/31/09     "We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein


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