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

AUG 2010


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
8/1/10     "I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be." - Thomas Jefferson
8/2/10     "We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend." - Robert Louis Stevenson
8/3/10     "Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot." - Clarence Thomas
8/4/10     "If you stand in the same river for too long, even the banks will trickle past you."- Colum McCann
8/5/10     "We are here to add what we can to life, not to get what we can from life." - Sir William Osler
8/6/10     "It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
8/7/10     "The average man is always waiting for something to happen to him instead of setting to work to make things happen."- A.A. Milne
8/8/10     "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." - Leo Tolstoy
8/9/10     "Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself." - Jean Anouilh
8/10/10     "Seize the moments of happiness, love and be loved! That is the only reality in the world, all else is folly." - Leo Tolstoy
8/11/10     "Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: That we are here for the sake of others...for the countless unknown souls with whose fate we are connected by a bond of sympathy. Many times a day, I realize how much my outer and inner life is built upon the labors of people, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I have received." - Albert Einstein
8/12/10     "Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in." - Leonardo Da Vinci
8/13/10     "The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion." - G.K. Chesterton
8/14/10     "The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it." - William Faulkner
8/15/10     "Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action." - Benjamin Disraeli
8/16/10     "Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some." - Charles Dickens
8/17/10     "If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." - Abraham Maslow
8/18/10     "My future starts when I wake up every morning. Every day I find something creative to do with my life." - Miles Davis
8/19/10     "To think is to speak low. To speak is to think aloud." - F. Max Mueller
8/20/10     "The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions." - Alfred Lord Tennyson
8/21/10     "When in doubt, tell the truth."- Mark Twain
8/22/10     "I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles."- Christopher Reeve
8/23/10     "To love deeply in one direction makes us more loving in all others."- Anne-Sophie Swetchine
8/24/10     "Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.- Franklin Roosevelt
8/25/10     "The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work."- Harry Golden
8/26/10     "A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards."- Karl Karus
8/27/10     "Ask yourself whether you are happy, and you cease to be so." - John Stuart Mills
8/28/10     "To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization." - Bertrand Russell
8/29/10     "It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what one does not believe." - Thomas Paine
8/30/10     "Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult." - Samuel Johnson
8/31/10     "One of the symptoms of approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important, and that to take a holiday would bring all kinds of disaster." - Bertrand Russell


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