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

DEC 2016


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
12/1/16     "A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can." - Michel de Montaigne
12/2/16     "The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity." - Ellen Parr
12/3/16     "One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say." - Will Durant
12/4/16     "It takes less time to do anything right, than it does to explain why you did it." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
12/5/16     "It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan." - Eleanor Roosevelt
12/6/16     "Not what I have, but what I do, is my kingdom." - Thomas Carlyle
12/7/16     "Yesterday, December 7th, 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." - Franklin Delano Roosevelt
12/8/16     "To retire is to die." - Pablo Casals
12/9/16     "The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." - Chinese Proverb
12/10/16     "When the student is ready the teacher will appear." - Mabel Collins
12/11/16     "There is no way to happiness  - happiness is the way." - Thich Nhat Hanh
12/12/16     "You cannot overestimate the unimportance of practically everything." - John Maxwell
12/13/16     "There is nothing that is a more certain sign of insanity than to do the same thing over and over and expect the results to be different." - Albert Einstein
12/14/16     "People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall." - Thomas Merton
12/15/16     "Without music, life would be a mistake." - Friedrich Nietzsche
12/16/16     "You have not converted a man because you have silenced him." - John Morley
12/17/16     "I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." - Oscar Wilde
12/18/16     "We are wiser than we know." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
12/19/16     "There is only one success: to be able to spend life in your own way and not to give others absurd maddening claims upon it." - Christopher Morley
12/20/16     "There is always an easy solution for every human problem - neat, plausible, and wrong." - H.L. Mencken
12/21/16     "The two most powerful warriors are patience and time." - Leo Tolstoy
12/22/16     "Men are disturbed not by things, but the view they take of them."  - Epictetus
12/23/16     "Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what you want them to achieve, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity." - George Smith Patton, Jr.
12/24/16     "A good conscience is a continual Christmas." - Benjamin Franklin
12/25/16     "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." - Charles Dickens
12/26/16     "God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December." - Sir James Matthew Barrie
12/27/16     "Silence is the true friend that never betrays." - Confucius
12/28/16     "Beware the fury of a patient man." - John Dryden
12/29/16     "Never mistake motion for action." - Ernest Hemingway
12/30/16     "When you reach the top, keep climbing." - Zen aphorism
12/31/16     "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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