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

DEC 2012


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
12/1/12     "He only profits from praise who values criticism." - Heinrich Heine
12/2/12     "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone." - Audrey Hepburn
12/3/12     "The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief." - William Shakespeare
12/4/12     "Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
12/5/12     "Genius ... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way." - William James
12/6/12     "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." - John Muir
12/7/12     "Let no man pull you low enough to hate him." - Martin Luther King Jr.
12/8/12     "Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it. ... Success is shy -- it won't come out while you're watching." - Tennessee Williams
12/9/12     "Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence." - Robert Frost
12/10/12     "One thing you will probably remember well is any time you forgive and forget." - Franklin P. Jones
12/11/12     "Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold." - Leo Tolstoy
12/12/12     "An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." - Winston Churchill
12/13/12     "One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear." - Friedrich Nietzsche
12/14/12     "Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age 18." - Albert Einstein
12/15/12     "A man of courage flees forward in the midst of new things." - Jacques Maritain
12/16/12     "Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought." - Matsuo Basho
12/17/12     "In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. " - Galileo Galilei
12/18/12     "Men must live and create. Live to the point of tears." - Albert Camus
12/19/12     "I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it." - Pablo Picasso
12/20/12     "It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment."- Freeman Dyson
12/21/12     "Always desire to learn something useful." - Sophocles
12/22/12     "Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul." - Francis Bacon
12/23/12     "Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. " - Winston Churchill
12/24/12     "You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club."- Jack London
12/25/12     "I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys." - Charles Dickens
12/26/12     "If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think." - Clarence Darrow
12/27/12     "My love is as a fever, longing still." - William Shakespeare
12/28/12     "I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see." - John Burroughs
12/29/12     "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other." - Abraham Lincoln
12/30/12     "Have the courage to act instead of react." - Earlene Larson Jenks
12/31/12     "Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty." - John Selden


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