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

AUG 2013


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
8/1/13     "There are two kinds of light -- the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures." - James Thurber
8/2/13     "You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm." - Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
8/3/13     "There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest." - Elie Wiesel
8/4/13     "There's no way to rule innocent men. The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws." - Ayn Rand
8/5/13     "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - Phillip K. Dick
8/6/13     "If you can't write your idea on the back of my calling card, you don't have a clear idea." - David Belasco
8/7/13     "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." - Abraham Lincoln
8/8/13     "Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
8/9/13     Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object; unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a perpetual succession of miracles rising into view." - Joseph Addison
8/10/13     "In this world, you must be a bit too kind to be kind enough." - Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
8/11/13     "Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself." - Michel de Montaigne
8/12/13     "If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow." - William McFee
8/13/13     "It's never too late to become what you might have been." - George Elliot
8/14/13     "Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks." - Charles Dickens
8/15/13     "Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die." - Malachy McCourt
8/16/13     "If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones." - Don Herold
8/17/13     "Wit makes its own welcome, and levels all distinctions. No dignity, no learning, no force of character, can make any stand against good wit." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
8/18/13     "I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing." - Agatha Christie
8/19/13     "At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable." - Christopher Reeve
8/20/13     "Never ruin an apology with an excuse." - Kimberly Johnson
8/21/13     "To be able to ask a question clearly is two-thirds of the way to getting it answered." - John Ruskin
8/22/13     "If it takes a lot of words to say what you have in mind, give it more thought." - Dennis Roth
8/23/13     "Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself." - Harvey Fierstein
8/24/13     "I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter." - James Michener
8/25/13     "How strange to use 'You only live once' as an excuse to throw it away." - Bill Copeland
8/26/13     "Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility." - G. M. Trevelyan
8/27/13     "The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a 'but'." - Henry Ward Beecher
8/28/13     "Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself." - Friedrich Nietzsche
8/29/13     "You cannot find peace by avoiding life." - Virginia Woolf
8/30/13     "One glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time." - Carl Sagan
8/31/13     "If you live only for yourself you are always an immediate danger of being bored to death with the repetition of your own views and interests. No one has learned the meaning of living until he has surrendered his ego to the service of his fellowmen." - W. Beran Wolfe


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