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

FEBRUARY 09


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DATETHOUGHT OF THE DAY
2/1/09     "I'm beginning to understand myself. But it would have been great to be able to understand myself when I was 20 rather than when I was 82." - Dave Brubeck
2/2/09     "Men build too many walls and not enough bridges." - Isaac Newton
2/3/09     "One should count each day a separate life." - Seneca
2/4/09     "Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood." - Marie Curie
2/5/09     "I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself." - Michel de Montaigne
2/6/09     "The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." - Patrick Henry
2/7/09     "We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems." - Lee Iacocca
2/8/09     "It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can only do a little." - Sydney Smith
2/9/09     "A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain." - Samuel Johnson
2/10/09     "Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect." - Arthur Schopenhauer
2/11/09     "You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements." - Norman Douglas
2/12/09     "Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition." - Abraham Lincoln
2/13/09     "Personally, I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught." - Winston Churchill
2/14/09     "Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence." - Erich Fromm
2/15/09     "A smile is the chosen vehicle for all ambiguities." - Herman Melville
2/16/09     "The things that will destroy us are: politics without principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without work; knowledge without character; business without morality; science without humanity; and worship without sacrifice." - Mahatma Gandhi
2/17/09     "The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself." - Benjamin Franklin
2/18/09     "Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." - Aristotle
2/19/09     It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. - Carl Sagan
2/20/09     You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. - Jack London
2/21/09     Love one another and you will be happy. It's as simple and as difficult as that. - Michael Leunig
2/22/09     Profits, like sausages... are esteemed most by those who know least about what goes into them. - Alvin Toffler
2/23/09     Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty. - Stephen King
2/24/09     To find yourself, think for yourself - Socrates
2/25/09     It's not the genius who is 100 years ahead of his time but average man who is 100 years behind it. - Robert Musil
2/26/09     Troubles impending always seem worse than troubles surmounted, but this does not prove that they really are. - Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
2/27/09     A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people. - Will Rogers
2/28/09     Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else. - Ogden Nash


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