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

DEC 2015


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
12/1/15     "You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it." - Sarah Dessen
12/2/15     "Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear." - Ambrose Redmoon
12/3/15     "No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire." - L. Frank Baum
12/4/15     "So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall." - Roald Dahl
12/5/15     "You can't measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange." - Milan Kundera
12/6/15     "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." - Victor Hugo
12/7/15     "Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." - President Franklin D. Roosevelt
12/8/15     "What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?" - Ralph Ellison
12/9/15     "The only thing new in this world is the history you don't know." - Harry S Truman
12/10/15     'It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey. The sooner we face that self, the better." - Ella Maillart
12/11/15     "Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom." - Soren Kierkegaard
12/12/15     "There can be as much value in the blink of an eye as in months of rational analysis." - Malcolm Gladwell
12/13/15     "We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible." - Vince Lombardi
12/14/15     "An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H. L. Mencken
12/15/15     "It's also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that's sitting right here right now... with its aches and it pleasures... is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive." - Pema Chodron
12/16/15     "All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others." - George Orwell
12/17/15     "Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand." - Albert Einstein
12/18/15     "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." - Oscar Wilde
12/19/15     "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." - Bernard M. Baruch
12/20/15     "You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching; Love like you'll never be hurt; Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth." - William W. Purkey
12/21/15     "A room without books is like a body without a soul." - Marcus Tullius Cicero
12/22/15     "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." - Robert Frost
12/23/15     "Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend." - Albert Camus
12/24/15     "If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything." - Mark Twain
12/25/15     "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." - Charles Dickens
12/26/15     "Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight." - Benjamin Franklin
12/27/15     "If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much." - Donald H. Rumsfeld
12/28/15     "It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy." - Dr. Howard Murphy
12/29/15     "Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'." - Viktor E. Frankl
12/30/15     "We haven't yet learned how to stay human when assembled in masses." - Lewis Thomas
12/31/15     "Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come / Whispering 'it will be happier'..." - Alfred Lord Tennyson


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