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

DEC 2010


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
12/1/10     "Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have." - Edward Everett Hale
12/2/10     "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts. But if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties." - Francis Bacon
12/3/10     "I keep six honest serving-men. They taught me all I knew. Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who." - Rudyard Kipling
12/4/10     "The one common experience of all humanity is the challenge of problems." - R. Buckminster Fuller
12/5/10     "Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them." - Albert Einstein
12/6/10     "There is always an easy solution to every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong." - H.L. Mencken
12/7/10     "If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact - not to be solved, but to be coped with over time." - Shimon Peres
12/8/10     "To see, to hear, means nothing. To recognize (or not to recognize) means everything." - Andre Breton
12/9/10     "There is something even more valuable to civilization than wisdom,and that is character." - H.L. Mencken
12/10/10     "I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it." - Rosalia de Castro
12/11/10     "Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'. " - Ronald Reagan
12/12/10     "A word after a word after a word is power." - Margaret Atwood
12/13/10     "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." -John Quincy Adams
12/14/10     "Indecision and delays are the parents of failure." - George Cannin
12/15/10     "He who opens a school, closes a prison." - Victor Hugo
12/16/10     "Beware of undertaking too much at the start. Be content with quite a little. Allow for accidents. Allow for human nature, especially your own." - Arnold Bennett
12/17/10     "We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated." - Maya Angelou
12/18/10     "The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare." - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
12/19/10     "Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish." - John Quincy Adams
12/20/10     "I must be cruel only to be kind; Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind." - William Shakespeare
12/21/10     "My friend shows what I can do, and my foe what I should." - Friedrich von Schiller
12/22/10     "I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to earth." - Pearl Buck
12/23/10     "I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed." - Jonathan Swift
12/24/10     "Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!" - Charles Dickens
12/25/10     "Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas." - Calvin Coolidge
12/26/10     "We have within ourselves
Enough to fill the present day with joy,
And overspread the future years with hope." - William Wordsworth
12/27/10     "As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy." - Abraham Lincoln
12/28/10     "Better hope deferred than none." - Samuel Beckett
12/29/10     "Life appears to me to be too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrong." - Charlotte Bronte
12/30/10     "It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." - J.K. Rowling
12/31/10     "For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning." - T.S. Eliot


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