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

AUG 2011


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
8/1/11     "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." - Lao Tzu
8/2/11     "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream." - Edgar Allan Poe
8/3/11     "When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is." - Oscar Wilde
8/4/11     "Not he who has little, but he who wishes more, is poor." - Seneca
8/5/11     "There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency." - John Maynard Keynes
8/6/11     "The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it." - Patrick Young
8/7/11     "The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals of absence." - Samuel Johnson
8/8/11     "We lie loudest when we lie to ourselves." - Eric Hoffer
8/9/11     "Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive!" - Sir Walter Scott
8/10/11     "Those who go overseas find a change of climate, not a change of soul." - Horace
8/11/11     "Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves." - Abraham Lincoln
8/12/11     "A chief is a man who assumes responsibility. He says 'I was beaten,' he does not say 'My men were beaten.' " - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
8/13/11     "To lengthen thy life, lessen thy meals." - Benjamin Franklin
8/14/11     "The hottest places in hell are reserved for those, who in times of moral crisis, do nothing." - Dante Alighieri
8/15/11     "This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer." - Will Rogers
8/16/11     "No one could make a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little." - Edmund Burke
8/17/11     "Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in." - Napoleon Bonaparte
8/18/11     "If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes." - John Wooden
8/19/11     "The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want." - Ben Stein
8/20/11     "It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give happiness." - Thomas Jefferson
8/21/11     "It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give happiness." - Thomas Jefferson
8/22/11     "I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who overcomes his enemies." - Aristotle
8/23/11     "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin
8/24/11     "Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change." - Stephen Hawking
8/25/11     "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity." - Seneca
8/26/11     "The most important single ingredient in the formula for success is knowing how to get along with people." - Theodore Roosevelt
8/27/11     "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." - Gandhi
8/28/11     "When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean." - Lin-Chi
8/29/11     "The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking." - A. A. Milne
8/30/11     "To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail." - Abraham Maslow
8/31/11     "We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle


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