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

AUG 2015


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
8/1/15     "Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear--not absence of fear." - Mark Twain
8/2/15     "A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi
8/3/15     "Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented." - Elie Wiesel
8/4/15     "The awareness of our own strength makes us modest." - Paul Cezanne
8/5/15     "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs." - Charlotte Bronte
8/6/15     "You're going to come across people in your life who will say all the right words at all the right times. But in the end, it's always their actions you should judge them by." - Nicholas Sparks
8/7/15     "Taking a chance and stepping beyond the safety of the world we've always known is the only way to grow." - Wil Wheaton
8/8/15     "Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable." - Theodore Vail
8/9/15     "I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library." - Jorge Luis Borges
8/10/15     "It's surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time." - Barbara Kingsolver
8/11/15     "Freedom means the opportunity to be what we never thought we would be. - Daniel Boorstin
8/12/15     "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ' - Ralph Waldo Emerson
8/13/15     "The leader must know, must know that he knows, and must be able to make it abundantly clear to those around him that he knows." - Clarence Randall
8/14/15     "The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking." - Albert Einstein
8/15/15     "You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star." - Friedrich Nietzsche
8/16/15     "The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." - E.E. Cummings
8/17/15     "Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein." - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
8/18/15     "If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule: Never lie to yourself." - Paulo Coelho
8/19/15     "Life is just a short walk from the cradle to the grave and it sure behooves us to be kind to one another along the way." - Alice Childress
8/20/15     "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something." - Plato
8/21/15     "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." - Marcel Proust
8/22/15     "I was smiling yesterday, I am smiling today and I will smile tomorrow. Simply because life is too short to cry for anything." - Santosh Kalwar
8/23/15     "Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." - Anais Nin
8/24/15     "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
8/25/15     "Learn what is to be taken seriously and laugh at the rest." - Hermann Hesse
8/26/15     "Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind." - Henry James
8/27/15     "Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." - Marcel Proust
8/28/15     "Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness." - Bertrand Russell
8/29/15     "Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world." - Lao Tzu
8/30/15     "Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do." - Benjamin Spock
8/31/15     "Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness." - Pearl S. Buck


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